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December 28, 2011 - Steven M. Cramer, Ph.D., P.E., associate dean for academic affairs and professor of civil and environmental engineering at University of Wisconsin, has been elected to serve on ASTM International's board of directors for 3-year term. Having been ASTM International member since 1986, Cramer has served as chairman of ASTM Committee D07 on Wood from 2006-2010 and was honored with 2011 L.J. Markwardt Award for his contributions to D07 standards activities as well as his service as D07 chairman.

Dr. Steven M. Cramer Elected to ASTM International Board of Directors

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ASTM International
100 Barr Harbor Dr., Box C700
West Conshohocken, PA, 19428-2959

Press release date: December 21, 2011

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.-Steven M. Cramer, Ph.D., P.E., associate dean for academic affairs and professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wis., has been elected to the ASTM International board of directors for a three-year term.

Cramer, who served as chairman of ASTM Committee D07 on Wood from 2006 to 2010, has been an ASTM International member since 1986. He was honored with the 2011 L.J. Markwardt Award for his contributions to D07 standards activities and for his service as D07 chairman.

At the University of Wisconsin, Cramer is responsible for undergraduate and graduate academic programs and related activities in the College of Engineering. He also holds the post of director of the Wisconsin Structures and Materials Testing Laboratory at the university. In 2008, Cramer received the Tau Beta Pi McDonald Mentor Award, and in 2002 was awarded the Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award from the University of Wisconsin. He has also earned a number of local teaching awards. In addition to his 26 years of undergraduate teaching, he has supervised more than 60 graduate students in their thesis work.

Author of more than 100 technical publications, Cramer conducts research related to structural materials testing and behavior, lumber strength and grading, metal-plate connected wood truss design, performance of structures subject to fire and concrete durability. He holds three patents.

Cramer has been active in the work of numerous professional organizations, including the American Concrete Institute, the American Lumber Standard Committee, the American National Standards Institute, the Structural Engineering Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Society for Engineering Education, the American Wood Council's Wood Design Standards Committee, the Forest Products Society, the Society of Wood Science and Technology, the Truss Plate Institute and the Structural Building Components Association.

Cramer holds a B.S. in civil and environmental engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in civil engineering from Colorado State University in Fort Collins.

ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions.

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