February 2, 2017 – Congratulations to Sargent & Lundy’s Erin O’Keefe on being named to the Engineering News-Record Top Young Professionals of 2017 Midwest Region. The annual ENR Top 20 competition celebrates the excellence and accomplishments of outstanding young professionals working in the engineering, design, and construction industry. The winners are chosen by a panel of industry judges based on their career experience, professional leadership, and commitment to the industry and their communities.
ENR Midwest announced the 2017 winners on its website, and the honorees are profiled in the January 30 issue of the industry publication.
O’Keefe is a nuclear program manager and lead structural engineer, who is leading modifications at three stations implementing Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) requirements in response to the Fukushima accident. She has an extensive volunteer history working with the ACE Mentor Program of America, Inc. (ACE) Chicago chapter, which helps mentor high school students and inspires them to pursue careers in architecture, construction, and engineering.
Read about the Dresden Hardened Containment Ventilation System project, one of the stations for which O'Keefe recently led NRC modifications