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David Fanella, PhD, PE, SE, F.ACI, F.ASCE

Senior Director of Engineering

After a long and mutually-respected work relationship, CRSI is proud to have Dave join the CRSI staff on a permanent basis. Dave’s proficiency and expertise in reinforced concrete design is well regarded in the design community. His role at CRSI is to facilitate the development and output of technical information produced by the Institute as well directing and providing assistance to our technical department and member committees.

Dave has authored numerous publications on reinforced concrete design, including his latest titled Reinforced Concrete Structures – Analysis and Design, Second Edition, which is based on the provisions of ACI 318-14. He was the recipient of the Alfred E. Lindau Award from the American Concrete Institute in 2014.

Prior to joining CRSI, Dave was Principal at a consulting structural engineering firm in Chicago, IL. He is a member of a number of ACI Committees and serves as an Associate Member on the ASCE 7 Committee. He is also past president of the Structural Engineers Association of Illinois.