Brian Kukay Lead Author on Book Chapter


Brian Kukay, Associate Professor of General Engineering at Montana Tech, was the lead author for a chapter on "Fire Damage of Wood Structures," along with two nationally recognized authorities Dr. Robert White (a Research Wood Scientist at the National Forest Products Laboratory) and Dr. Frank Woeste (a Professor Emeritus at Virginia Tech). Their chapter is part of an exhaustive, ten-chapter guide for the structural engineer, titled, "Inspection, Testing, and Monitoring of Buildings and Bridges," According to the books authors, "It is anticipated that this document will be the guide that all structural engineers in the United States must have." The book is published by the National Council of Structural Engineers Associations and the International Code Council.