Alexander Yoshizumi

Alexander Yoshizumi

Career Interests

Renewable Energy, Transportation Planning, Energy Siting, Energy Management, Energy Research

Employment Sought:


Duke University: Nicholas School of the Environment | May 2019 (Expected)
Master of Environmental Management | Concentration in Energy and Environment
Relevant Coursework: Network Analysis and Modeling; Linear Programming and Mathematical Optimization; Energy Technology and Systems; ArcGIS Pro; Transportation; Statistics with R
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill | May 2015
Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies with Highest Distinction | 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

Duke University Energy Initiative - Durham, NC | Graduate Research Assistant, September 2017 to Present
● 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
Duke Health Physics Graduate Program - Durham, NC | Web Designer, August 2016 to Present
● Designed and implemented a website to market the graduate program to potential students
Duke OESO: Radiation Safety Division - Durham, NC | Laboratory Assistant / Intern, September 2015 to November 2015
● Assisted in conducting research experiments and acquired skills in data analysis and data presentation Bella Voce Chorale - Efland, NC | Music Director, February 2013 to August 2014
● 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
Frances L. Phillips Travel Scholarship - Japan | Scholarship Recipient, May 2015 to July 2015
● 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

Additional Information

Tools: Excel Modeling, ArcGIS Pro, R Studio, WordPress, WiX, Photoshop, Audacity
Languages: English, Conversational French, and Conversational Spanish Programming Languages: R, VBA


community-based management
excel modeling
international development policy
project management

Graduation Date

May 2019

Additional Resources



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Preferred Sector

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