About

An experienced structural engineer, Jean-Claude (JC) Gerardy received his degree from University of Liège (Belgium) before embarking on his diverse career at ArcelorMittal, the world’s leading steel and mining company. Presently serving as Head of Export for Sections and Merchant Bars, JC has been stationed throughout the world – from the USA, to Singapore, to Turkey, to Morocco, to Luxembourg – promoting the benefits of ArcelorMittal’s innovative structural steel solutions and participating in the development of industry standards, such as the Eurocode requirements for steel and composite structures, the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Steel Specifications and Provisions, American Welding Society (D1.1 Structural Welding Code). JC’s successes are exemplified in the design and construction efficiencies that HISTAR® steel brought to Shanghai World Financial Center…

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CTBUH Roles

Annual Conference, Presenter (Shanghai 2012; Australia 2017; Chicago 2019)

Annual Conference, Session Chair (China 2016)

Videos

19 September 2012

Composite mega-columns used in tall buildings are currently designed with continuous built-up sections, typically welded in a fabrication shop and spliced on site without any...

Research

19 September 2012

Jean-Claude Gerardy, Georges Axmann & Riccardo Zanon, Arcelor Mittal Commercial Sections

Composite mega columns of tall buildings are currently designed with continuous built-up sections, welded in the fabrication shop and spliced on the job site without...

Research

03 March 2008

Jean-Claude Gérardy, Arcelor Mittal Commercial Sections

This paper describes the Global Natural Fire Safety Concept (NFSC) and highlights its importance for sustainable construction. In contrary to conventional methods of guaranteeing structural...