Shengnan Zhu

Shengnan Zhu

Career Interests

Environmental Consulting; Corporate Sustainability
Employment Sought:


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

Professional Experience

Project Consultant, (Fuqua Client Consulting Practicum), Ingersoll Rand Davidson, NC
Will define and capture the zero-emission light duty vehicle market, focusing on energy, strategy and sustainability. Dec 2017- Apr 2018
Consulting Analyst, Euromonitor International, Shanghai, China
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. Apr 2017 - July 2017
EHS (Environment, Health, Safety) Intern, Saint-Gobain (China) Investment Co., It’d, Asia-Pacific Delegation Shanghai, China
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. Sep 2016--- Mar 2017
Research Intern, State Environmental Protection Key Laboratory of Formation and Prevention of Urban Air Complex Pollution, Academy of Environmental Sciences, Shanghai, China
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. July 2015 – Sept 2015
Research Group Member, Fudan Tyndall Centre, Shanghai, China
Supervisor: Dr. Ping Jiang
Explored techniques in developing sustainable energy transformations in Shandong Province. Sep 2016 – Jun 2017
Team Leader, Course Research on Rubbish Classification in Shanghai, Shanghai, China
Supervisor: China National Thousand Talents Professor Marie Harder 
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. Nov 2014– Mar 2015

Additional Information

Participant, Duke’s Energy in Emerging Market’s Case Competition
Analyzed the potential off-grid market in Kenya. Oct 2017
Vice President, Students’ Union of the Department of Environmental Science
June 2015--June 2016
Director for Sports Department, 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