On Friday January 15th, SOM Structural and Civil Engineering Partner William F. Baker will deliver a Dean's Lecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT). An industry leader in structural engineering, Baker has been at the helm of the firm’s most complex and innovative projects, including the Burj Khalifa in Dubai and Broadgate Exchange House in London. Serving as the inaugural event of the 2016 Dean’s Lecture Series at the IIT College of Architecture, the event is free and open to the public.
Baker's talk will provide rare insight into his design process. Over the course of his career, he has served in multiple advisory roles at IIT, guiding research and teaching that advances the interconnected fields of architecture and engineering. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate at IIT’s 2015 Commencement.
Dean's Lecture Series: William F. Baker
January 15, 2015
Illinois Institute of Technology
College of Architecture
S.R. Crown Hall
3360 South State Street