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Modern Steel Construction is the official publication of the American Institute of Steel Construction. MSC brings its readership in-depth information on the newest and most advanced uses of structural steel in buildings and bridges by focusing on innovative and cost-effective steel designs and the products that help bring them to life.

MSC is directed exclusively to professionals in the construction industry who make and influence purchasing decisions – whether they are engineers, architects, building owners, contractors, fabricators, detailers or erectors.

MSC is the only magazine in the United States devoted exclusively to the design and construction of steel-framed structures.

The first MSC issue was published in

 
1961
 

Meet Our Team

Scott Melnick

Scott Melnick

Editor & Publisher

melnick@modernsteel.com
Scott is the chief storyteller for the structural steel industry. He's patiently biding his time until his kids are older and he can start collecting kaleidoscopes anew.

Geoff Weisenberger

Geoff Weisenberger

Senior Editor

weisenberger@modernsteel.com
Geoff edits the best steel magazine the world has ever seen. He was once a proficient horn and trumpet player and has long considered taking up the drums.

Lou Gurthet

Lou Gurthet

Advertising Account Manager

gurthet@modernsteel.com
Lou enjoys maintaining contacts & promoting the industry he loves through selling MSC ads. Extended office hours are provided from his porch overlooking Little Traverse Lake in Northern Michigan. 

Tasha Weiss

Tasha Weiss

Assistant Editor

weiss@modernsteel.com
Tasha communicates the latest news on the structural steel industry. She enjoys traveling and is the proud owner of a YouTube sensation cat named Bauer.

Kristin Hall

Kristin Hall

Graphic Design Manager

hall@modernsteel.com
Kristin is AISC's graphic design manager. Her interests are brought to you by the letter ‘B:’ biking, boating, burgers, bacon and Bond. James Bond.

Megan Johnston-Spencer

Megan Johnston-Spencer

Production Coordinator

johnstonspencer@aisc.org
Megan coordinates the production of Modern Steel. She enjoys reading at the beach, buying expensive mascara and used to be neighbors with Brian Urlacher's brother.