Minhui Gao

Minhui Gao

Career Interests

Modeling, Data Analysis, Energy Consulting,
Employment Sought:
Internships

Education

Master of Environmental Management, May 2019
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Concentration: Energy and Environment
Relevant Courses: Modeling for Energy Systems, Resource and Environmental Economics, Time Series Analysis
 
Bachelor of Science, July 2017
Beijing Forestry University, Beijing, China 
Environmental Sciences

Professional Experience

INTERNSHIPS
Intern, Beijing Municipal Environmental Monitoring Center, Beijing, China  
Detected Particulate Matter of samples, collected pollutants and make daily reports, aiming to ensure the accuracy of weather forecast of Beijing. Calibrated inaccurate sampling instruments which lack of sensitivity and filled in the calibration data. 09/2016-10/2016
 
PROJECTS
Duke Apartments Energy Audit 
Designed survey for collecting energy consumption data. Estimated energy consumption of appliances in 10 years. Estimated net present value of upgrading electronic appliances. 10/2017-12/2017
 
Predictive Power of Water Quality Measurements on Water Health Readings for Chicago Beaches 
Identified explanatory variables that affect bacteria concentration in beaches. Analyzed differences between culture and DNA methods. 11//2017
 
Environment Impact Assessment of New Construction of Thermal Power Plant, Beijing, China   
Analyzed the general situation of the engineering and its impact on surround environment and chose an ideal location according to spatial experimental data analysis. Conducted the assessment of pollution sources in primary locations with standard method of pollution load. Discussed the result of the Gaussian model and variation function, which reached a conclusion about the most suitable site. 06/2016
 
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
Fabrication and Antifouling Performance of a Novel Superhydrophilic Membrane via Nanocasting and Postfabrication Grafting of Surface-tailored Silica Nanoparticles 
Modified Nano SiO2 particle surface and detected the effects. Analyzed antifouling property in various conditions. 09/2016-07/2017
 
Beijing Olympic Park Wetlands Demonstration Project 
Applied ecological treatments of environmental protection, energy conservation. Analyzed the necessity and feasibility to construct artificial wetland. 05/2016-07/2016
 
Model Research of the Impact of Soil Humus on Soil Pollutnt Migration 
Position: Team Leader. Measured redox ability and electron transfer rate of humus. Built the relationship between redox ability and redox potential towards establishing corresponding 3D model Eh-pH diagrams with model parameter. 03/2015-04/2016

Additional Information

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES  
Volunteer Member in 2016 Water-saving and Water-protection Activity 07/2016
Conventioner in 6th and 7th International Youth Summit on Energy and Climate Change 07/2015  
Volunteer in GreenYouth 10/2013-12/2013
 
TECHNICAL SKILLS
Softwares: R language, Microsoft Office, Auto CAD, C programming language, Origin Lab

Skills

cost-benefit analysis
energy efficiency
environmental economics
excel modeling
statistics

Graduation Date

May 2019

Additional Resources

Languages

English
Mandarin

Preferred Location

International
Mid-Atlantic
Midwest
Northeast
Southeast
West

Preferred Sector

Academic Institution
Business / Industry
Consulting
Entrepreneur / Start-up
Non-profit / NGO
Research Institute / Think Tank