Shay Chakraborty is a construction enthusiast and believer in blending creativity and innovations into project management while controlling the bigger picture. With six years of relevant experience in civil engineering and construction in India and Abu Dhabi, she recently obtained a master’s degree in construction management from Michigan State University and is working as a project engineer at Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois-based Graycor Industrial Constructors where she is assigned to a walking beam furnace installation project at a steelmaking facility in Burns Harbor, Indiana.
As a passionate researcher, Shay based her thesis on urban revitalization and real estate development. She also recently completed certifications in LEED GA, AIC-Level 1, OSHA 30-hour and NAHB’s Green Professional. Shay aims to work in a dynamic environment to use her skills and make effective management decisions in the domain of sustainable industrial construction.
Her passions include reading, traveling and meeting new people.