Yue Lin

Yue Lin

Career Interests

Environmental Consulting, Water Quality Standards and Planning, Energy Policy, Ecosystem Services Valuation, International Development
Employment Sought:


Master of Environmental Management, May 2019
Nicholas School of Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC, U.S.A.  
Environmental Economics and Policy Concentration
Coursework: Applied Data Analysis (STATA), Economic Valuation of Environ, Energy Economics, Water Resources Finance, Energy & Environ, Water Governance, Economic Instruments for Environ.
Bachelor of Science, June 2017
Portland State University, Portland, OR, U.S.A.
Major in Environmental Studies
Minor in GIS
GPA: 3.79; President’s & Dean’s List
Coursework: GIS I & II, Building GIS Database with GPS, Research Methods in Environ Sci (STATS), Biology I & II, Chemistry I & II, Economics of Environ Issues, Health Care Econ, Sci & Policy Considerations, Environ Mgmt.
Exchange Student with JASSO Scholarship, Fall 2015
Hokkaido University Hokkaido, Japan
GPA: 3.83
Coursework: Advanced Antarctic Sci, Environ Ethics, Applied Animal Ecology, Environ Sci for Biological Resource.

Professional Experience

Intern, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Watershed Management Division, Portland, OR, U.S.A.
Processed water quality monitoring data using ArcGIS for Total Maximum Daily Load program; processed aqua life data for environmental standard and assessment; participated in TMDL and Clean Water Act information sessions. 10/2016 – 06/2017
Intern, Shanghai Academy of Environmental Sciences (SAES) Research Institute of Environmental Planning, Shanghai, China
Performed statistical analysis of water quality data for Huangpu River Water Quality Management program; assisted with laboratory work and samples collecting; facilitated presentations on environmental science for middle schools. 06/2014 – 09/2014
Research Assistant, Study on Economic Incentives and Policies for Urban Stormwater Management in Shanghai Shanghai, China 
Advisor: Lili Ai Examine the incentives and policies that can be used to encourage green infrastructure adoption in Shanghai. Investigate the cases of various stormwater management practices in Portland; apply the EPA Stormwater Calculator to feasibility study; present research progress in SAES seminar; create maps using ArcGIS. 08/2016 – present
Research Assistant, third author, Study on Design Principles for the Improvement of Water Quality in Source Water Reservoir Shanghai, China 
Advisor: Dr. Shiqiang Lu Reviewed restoration and management practices of lakes and reservoirs in U.S.A.; performed data analysis on non-point source pollution; did literature research on factors controlling algal growth and composition in reservoirs. 12/2015 – 10/2016

Additional Information

Guest Speaker, Hokkaido University Sustainability Weeks 2015 Hokkaido, Japan

Member, International Cultural Service Program & Scholarship Award Portland, OR, U.S.A.

Volunteer, Health & Sustainable Garden Activity at PCRI Inc. Portland, OR, U.S.A.


clean water act compliance
cost-benefit analysis
water resources management

Graduation Date

May 2019

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Non-profit / NGO
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