Qinling Li

Qinling Li

Career Interests

Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Air Quality/Pollution, Climate Change, Data Analysis
Employment Sought:
Internships

Education

Master of Environmental Management, May 2019
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Related courses: Energy Systems Modeling, Electricity Markets, Applied Data Analysis, Time Series Analysis
 
Bachelor of Science, June 2017
College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences
Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China
Major: Atmospheric Science
Related courses: Visualization of Oceanic and Atmospheric Data, Programming with Fortran Language, Application of Meteorological Statistics

Professional Experience

Group Project, Duke University, Durham, NC
The daily changes of PM2.5 and its relationship with other key air pollutants in Beijing from 2014 to 2017  
Conducted systematic review of existing literature. Developed an eye for detail by collecting and analyzing raw data. Practiced R skill by compiling, analyzing and summarizing data. Promoted logical thinking by exploring the relations of multiple variables in the dataset. Oct. 2017 - Dec. 2017
 
Group Project, Duke University, Durham, NC
Energy use in buildings across Duke campus  
Consolidated and strengthened the knowledge of energy use by determining the distribution of energy use in buildings across Duke campus. Compiled the energy efficiency and calculated costs to locate potential difference in energy savings. Practiced communication skills by presenting the poster to professors and classmates. Sept. 2017 - Nov. 2017
 
Research Assistant, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China
Research on Marine & Meteorological Science along the Coast in Shandong Province 
Learned the skill to conduct a survey by designing survey of multiple sets of questions targeting on various regions, occupations and backgrounds. Practiced communication skills by popularizing knowledge of meteorological disaster prevention and mitigation, and solution for climate extremes and disasters. May.2016 - Jul. 2016
 
Research Assistant, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China
Impact of Arctic Sea Ice Changes on Regional Climate
Practiced MATLAB skill by conducting data analysis for Barents Sea. Promoted critical thinking by analyzing the cause of anomalous behavior with proposed influential factors on the premise of in-depth interpretation to sea ice change history applying principle of statistics. Developed teamwork spirit by cooperating with group members to finish the research together. Nov. 2014 - Nov. 2015

Additional Information

Public Relations Group Leader, Chinese Environmental Scholar Forum 2018 
Contacting the faculty in Duke University to seek for support, the professors and scholars in the U.S. and China studying environmental issues to invite them to attend the conference. Searching for sponsor and dealing with the request for cooperation. Contacting the media for publicity and reporting. Sept. 2017 - present
 
Group Leader, Exchange Delegate of Ocean University of China 
Contacted school official to schedule a 5-daystudy exchange campaign. Led 18 participants to visit 4 famous school in Hong Kong. Organized seminars with local students, especially for expertise in environmental science. Aug. 2014

Skills

energy efficiency
excel modeling
forecasting
statistics

Graduation Date

May 2019

Additional Resources

Languages

English
Mandarin

Preferred Location

International
Northeast
Southeast
West

Preferred Sector

Business / Industry
Consulting
Entrepreneur / Start-up
Non-profit / NGO