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Young Soo Ham Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Mr. Ham has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the engineering industry

    KANSAS CITY, MO, October 09, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Young Soo Ham with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Ham celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Boasting more than 30 years of experience in his chosen field, Mr. Ham has been serving as an associate electrical engineer in the energy division electrical department at Burns & McDonnell for the past 16 years. Responsible for electrical system power flow, short circuit and relay coordination studies, conceptual and detail design, one-line diagrams, electrical equipment specifications, and detailed installation design for electrical power generation projects, he has worked in several notable positions, including assistant project manager, project electrical group supervisor, project electrical lead engineer, project electrical application engineer, electrical design engineer, and resident field engineer for both new installations and retrofit projects.
Much of Mr. Ham's experience was obtained at the Combined Cycle Plant, the Super Critical Coal Fired power stations, the IGCC plant, the CTL Plant, and cogeneration and diesel-driven power plants. Additionally, he also has experience with HV substation and distribution facilities.

Burns & McDonnell is a family of companies comprised of more than 5,700 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants, and entrepreneurs. Headquartered in Kansas City, MO, with more than 40 offices across North America and throughout the world, they serve the following industries: aviation, commercial, retail, and institutional, construction, environmental, government, military, and municipal, manufacturing and industrial, oil and gas, power, transportation, and water.

Mr. Ham received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering in 1986 and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering in 1992, both at Hanyang University in Korea. He holds registrations as a professional engineer in the state of Missouri, as well as in the Republic of Korea. He was previously employed with Korea Power Engineering Company from 1986 to 2002.
Born in South Korea, Mr. Ham immigrated to the U.S. and became a U.S. citizen. He is happily married to Suk Yun with two children. His daughter Cindy is attending law school and his son Jun-Sik is a mechanical engineer for Apple. A longtime member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Mr. Ham has consistently been named to every edition of Who's Who in America since 2012.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Young Soo Ham has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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