Emily is originally from South Sioux City, Nebraska and joined BCDM in August 2012. She works with the architectural staff and consultants to design, analyze and detail the structural components of a project. She manages the BIM models for the structural department and is pursuing her professional engineering license. Outside the office, Emily enjoys spending time with her husband and new baby and reading a good book when she finds the time.
Master of Architectural Engineering – University of Nebraska
Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering – University of Nebraska
Professional Activities and Societies
Structural Engineers Association of Nebraska (SEAON )
Women in Architecture (WIA)
What’s the best advice you’ve ever heard and why?
“Learn something about everything, and everything about something” I love this quote because education is such an important part of who I am, and it reminds me that there is always something to be taken from every conversation, project or failure.
How did you become interested in this field?
In college, I stumbled into engineering after narrowing down the things I knew I did not want to do. A fear of blood meant no to the medical field and I wasn’t outgoing enough to take on a sales job. My love of math and science meant engineering was a logical fit and the analytical, problem solving aspects of structural design kept me hooked.