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A Blast from the Past with Omer Blodgett
Posted by Tasha Weiss on August 8, 2011 at 9:51 AM.

podcasts_omer_lg1.jpgHave you been tuning into Steel Profiles? The latest installment of AISC’s free monthly podcast series features a 28-minute classic interview with welding deity, Omer Blodgett. It was recorded in 1997 when Charlie Carter, current AISC vice president and chief structural engineer, presented him with the AISC Luminary Award. Listen now at


And if you’ve been too busy enjoying your summer the past month to tune in, July’s podcast presented an interview with Cindi Duncan, AISC’s director of engineering. She gives the scoop on AISC’s new 14th Edition Steel Construction Manual, describes what it was like to be the first female engineer on staff at AISC, and talks about what’s coming up in AISC’s Steel Design Guide series.


If you missed any of Steel Profiles’ first nine conversations with steel experts, simply visit where all episodes are available for easy listening and downloading. You can also access them on iTunes. Register for a free Steel Profiles subscription and each new monthly episode will automatically be downloaded for you.

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