Christopher M. DiLorenzo

Construction Option



Butler Health System

New Inpatient Tower

Addition & Renovation

Butler, PA

Note: While great efforts have been taken to provide accurate and complete information on the pages of CPEP, please be aware that the information contained herewith is considered a work-in-progress for this thesis project. Modifications and changes related to the original building designs and construction methodologies for this senior thesis project are solely the interpretation of Christopher DiLorenzo. Changes and discrepancies in no way imply that the original design contained errors or was flawed. Differing assumptions, code references, requirements, and methodologies have been incorporated into this thesis project; therefore, investigation results may vary from the original design.

Christopher DiLorenzo is currently in his 5th year of the Architectural Engineering Program, in the Construction Option, at The Pennsylvania State University.  In May 2011, he will graduate from the University with an Integrated Master and Bachelor Degree in Architectural Engineering.  Upon graduation, Chris will receive his EIT certification as a result of passing the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam in October 2009.

During his five years of schooling at Penn State University, Chris has had several internships. In 2010, Chris interned with Turner Construction in their Pittsburgh office, where he was employed at the Butler Hospital Addition and Renovation Project (subject of this project) as an intern/field engineer.   Chris also interned for two years (2008/2009) with Foreman Program and Construction Managers.  As part of this internship, he worked as a superintendent on the Burgettstown Area High School Addition and Renovation project.  In the summer following his Freshman year, Chris worked with McKamish Inc. in Pittsburgh.

While attending Penn State University, Chris has been a member of the Student Partnership for Achieving Construction Excellence (S:PACE), and is currently serving as its Placement Officer.  He has also been an active member of the Student Society of Architectural Engineers (SSAE) and was inducted into Phi Alpha Epsillon, the National Architectural Engineering Honor Society.

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