14.11.22 - Professor Ted Kesik inducted into Facade Tectonics Institute College of Fellows

The Daniels Faculty’s Ted Kesik, Professor of Building Science, has been made a Fellow of the California-based Facade Tectonics Institute.

He was inducted into the FTI’s College of Fellows during the organization’s World Congress last month in Los Angeles.

Based at the University of Southern California School of Architecture, the FTI was established in 2015 with “the mission of carrying out progressive and broad-based research in building facade technology.”

In addition to its research activities, the Institute conducts a biennial World Congress and an annual series of Regional Forums. It also publishes the Facade Tectonics Journal and produces various publications ranging from technical guides and research reports to books addressing diverse areas of building facade technology.

According to the Institute, Professor Kesik’s induction “acknowledges over three decades of leadership in professional practice and building science education for the advancement of building enclosure design.”

Professor Kesik first became involved in the construction industry in 1974, and he continues to practice as a consulting engineer for leading architectural offices, forward-thinking enterprises and progressive government agencies. Among his numerous areas of research are building resilience and sustainability, high-performance buildings, life cycle assessment and building performance simulation.