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The SDI, in conjunction with other industry partners, sponsors cutting edge research to advance the design and manufacture of steel deck while maintaining safety and economy.

Current Steel Deck Research
The SDI has several current research projects underway. Here is a listing of just a few initiatives helping the SDI to forge ahead in innovative deck engineering.
Related Industry Research
Deck engineering is one facet of the entire building envelope, found here are various research projects related to steel deck conducted by others in the steel industry.
Past Steel Deck Research
Various reports on several of the many SDI sponsored deck engineering research projects are listed here.
Cold-Formed Steel Researchers
The SDI had funded research with many researchers at prestigious colleges and universities across the US. Recent researchers include the following:
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