Dani Nygren Named Rising Star in Multidiscipline Engineering

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Westwood Professional Services, Inc. (Westwood) is proud to announce that Dani Nygren, PE, a civil project manager supporting wind development, was selected by Zweig Group as a 2020 Rising Star in multidiscipline engineering. Zweig reports that this was the most competitive year in the history of the award.

Nygren leads projects for Westwood’s top wind client. She has primary responsibility for overseeing the design and construction of their industry-leading wind portfolio. Her commitment to excellence continues to set the standard for civil engineering design practices in today’s clean energy economy. She became an associate of the firm in 2020. Nygren is an active member in Society of Women Engineers (SWE) – North Dakota State University Chapter and Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (WRISE) – Twin Cities Chapter. She also serves on the leadership committee of Westwood’s Young Professionals group.

Zweig Group’s Rising Stars program recognizes professionals 40 years old or younger working in the United States who have shown exceptional technical capability, leadership ability, effective teaching or research, and/or public service benefiting the civil engineering profession, their employers, project owners, and/or society.

About Westwood Professional Services, Inc. (Westwood)

Westwood is a multi-disciplined national surveying and engineering services provider for private development, public infrastructure, wind energy, solar energy, energy storage, and electric transmission projects. Westwood was established in 1972 in Minneapolis, Minnesota and has grown to serve clients across the nation from multiple US offices. View more Westwood facts.


In 2020, Westwood received recognition on Zweig Group’s Best Firms to Work For and Hot Firms List. The firm is consistently ranked on industry top 25 lists and receives recognition for its involvement on award-winning projects nationwide.


Sarah Kopp

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