Shengnan Zhu

Shengnan Zhu

Career Interests

Environmental Consulting; Corporate Sustainability
Employment Sought:


Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment Durham, NC
Master Candidate of Environmental Management May 2019
Environmental Economics & Policy Concentration
Fudan University Shanghai, China
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science June 2017
The University of Melbourne Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Fudan University Exchange Program: Exchange Student Spring 2016

Professional Experience

Ingersoll Rand Davidson, NC
Project Consultant (Fuqua Client Consulting Practicum) Dec 2017- Apr 2018
• Will define and capture the zero-emission light duty vehicle market, focusing on energy, strategy and sustainability
Euromonitor International Shanghai, China
Consulting Analyst Apr 2017 - July 2017
• Conducted the project “Air Masks in Chinese Market” including completing Store Check, Desk Research, Trade Interview, Data Manipulation and Report Writing, resulting in implementations of the project.
• Conducted over 50 effective trade interviews and finished the interview report collection to identify areas of improvement.
• Analyzed over 1000 data collected from electronic business platforms and trade interviews by using data analysis tools.
• Administrated top-down calculations for the Chinese air mask market to determine the market size, market trends, industry overview and sales strategy for the client.
• Conducted ‘SWOT’ analysis for the Top 5 competitors in Chinese Air Mask market and provided ‘4P’ strategy (Product, Price, Place, Promotion) for the client.
Saint-Gobain (China) Investment Co., It’d ---Asia-Pacific Delegation Shanghai, China
EHS (Environment, Health, Safety) Intern Sep 2016--- Mar 2017
• Designed monthly posters to promote occupational health in Asia-Pacific Region (76 manufacturing sites, 28 warehouses and 2 R&Ds in 10 countries) for a Health Promotion Project
• Interpreted the sources and composition of Particulate Matter in the session of ‘Haze and mask selection’ on International EHS Day in Saint-Gobain
• Helped in conducted in trainings on Environmental Legal Compliance, Fundamental Industry Hygiene for EHS Managers to educate them on the combination of theory and practice in environmental field Shanghai
Academy of Environmental Sciences Shanghai, China
State Environmental Protection Key Laboratory of Formation and Prevention of Urban Air Complex Pollution -Research Intern July 2015 – Sept 2015
Supervisor: Hongli Wang
• Analyzed the VOCs emitted by gasoline cars, processing over 2000 data points and produced over 300 charts
• Used software to analyze over 200 mass spectrograms, mass analyzer to analyze 50+ summa tanks
• Took samples of aldehyde ketones in the air in Shanghai with DNPH and atmospheric samplers
Fudan Tyndall Centre Shanghai, China
Research Group Member; Supervisor: Dr. Ping Jiang Sep 2016 – Jun 2017
• Explored techniques in developing sustainable energy transformations in Shandong Province
Course Research on Rubbish Classification in Shanghai Shanghai, China
Team Leader; Supervisor: China National Thousand Talents Professor Marie Harder Nov 2014– Mar 2015
• Launched informal investigations of different housing estates in 3 districts in Shanghai in two months
• Asked residents, cleaners and residents’ committee members in order to discuss the implementation of the standards and their citizens’ behaviors on classifying rubbish

Additional Information

Participant at Duke’s Energy in Emerging Market’s Case Competition Oct 2017
• Analyzed the potential off-grid market in Kenya
Vice President for Students’ Union of the Department of Environmental Science June 2015--June 2016
Director for Sports Department in Students’ Union of the Department of Environmental Science Sept 2014---June 2015
Technical Skills: Microsoft Office, Origin, Photoshop, PTRMS Viewer, STATA Interests: Piano; Photography


cost-benefit analysis
environmental economics
excel modeling

Graduation Date

May 2019

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Preferred Sector

Business / Industry
Entrepreneur / Start-up