Alexander Yoshizumi

Alexander Yoshizumi

Career Interests

Renewable Energy, Transportation Planning, Energy Siting, Energy Management, Energy Research
Employment Sought:
Internships

Education

Master of Environmental Management, May 2019
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC 
Concentration: Energy and Environment
Relevant Coursework: Network Analysis and Modeling; Linear Programming and Mathematical Optimization; Energy Technology and Systems; ArcGIS Pro; Transportation; Statistics with R
 
Bachelor of Arts, with Highest Distinction, May 2015
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Major: Global Studies
GPA: 3.833; Dean’s List (all terms)
Subject Concentration: Health and Environment, Geographic Concentration: Europe and the EU
Relevant Coursework: Environmental Health / Law / Policy; Comparative Politics; Political Systems

Professional Experience

Graduate Research Assistant,​ Duke University Energy Initiative, Durham, NC | https://energy.duke.edu 
Conducted historical and energy-based research to assist in the creation of a course curriculum and an oral-history project. Wrote science communication documents to accompany policy briefs for Duke SciPol. September 2017 to Present
 
Web Designer, Duke Health Physics Graduate Program, Durham, NC | www.yoshizumilab.com 
Designed and implemented a website to market the graduate program to potential students. August 2016 to Present
 
Laboratory Assistant / Intern, Duke OESO: Radiation Safety Division, Durham, NC | www.safety.duke.edu
Assisted in conducting research experiments and acquired skills in data analysis and data presentation. September 2015 to November 2015
 
Music Director, Bella Voce Chorale, Efland, NC | www.facebook.com/BellaVoceChorale/ 
Founded / directed community music ensemble and acquired skills in administration and teaching. Managed finances and organized events to facilitate greater community engagement with the arts. February 2013 to August 2014
 
Scholarship Recipient, Frances L. Phillips Travel Scholarship, Japan | studentaid.unc.edu/phillipsapp/
Constructed scholarship proposal and received $8,000 to travel Japan for two months. Discussed post-Fukushima energy issues with citizens and academics. Studied land use, planning, and energy in Japan. May 2015 to July 2015

Additional Information

Tools: Excel Modeling, ArcGIS Pro, R Studio, WordPress, WiX, Photoshop, Audacity
 
Programming Languages: R, VBA

Skills

community-based management
excel modeling
GIS
international development policy
project management

Graduation Date

May 2019

Additional Resources

Languages

English
French
Spanish

Preferred Location

International
Southeast
West

Preferred Sector

Academic Institution
Business / Industry
Federal Government
Non-profit / NGO
Research Institute / Think Tank
State / Local Government