[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2008/POLITICS/12/15/transition.wrap/art.obama.gi.jpg caption="President-elect Barack Obama will meet Monday with his national security team."](CNN) - President-elect Barack Obama is expected to announce key members of his energy team Monday as questions linger and media attention remains on the scandal involving Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
Obama likely is to name Steven Chu, a physicist who runs the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, as his energy secretary, three Democratic officials close to the transition team said last week.
Chu won the 1997 Nobel Prize in physics and is highly respected in energy circles.