Dr. Christopher Raebel ’94, architectural engineering program director and associate professor at MSOE, has been selected to receive the 2016 Early Career Faculty Award. This award is presented by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) and recognizes faculty who demonstrate promise in the areas of structural steel research, teaching, and/or other contributions to the structural steel industry. Raebel is one of the first recipients of this award and he will accept it at NASCC: The Steel Conference in April. He has been an associate professor at MSOE since 2006.

Dr. Raebel holds a bachelor’s degree in architectural engineering from MSOE, a master’s degree in architectural engineering from Penn State, and a Ph.D. in civil engineering with a focus in structural engineering from Marquette University. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in several states and holds specialized Structural Engineer licensure in Illinois. Raebel has a number of years of industrial experience, having worked as a structural project engineer, structural design engineer and as Engineer of Record for a number of commercial and industrial structures.