Hui (Olivia) Pan

Hui (Olivia) Pan

Career Interests

environment and energy; renewable energy; energy efficiency; energy management; climate change 

Employment Sought:
Permanent Position


Master of Environmental Management, May 2017
The Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC 
Concentration: Energy and Environment
Relevant Coursework: Energy Modeling, Energy Economics and Policy, Finance, Applied Statistics, Project Management
Nicholas School Student Council International Representative. Duke Nicholas School Merit Scholarship (2015)
North Carolina State University, March 2016
The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center, Raleigh, NC
Certificate in Renewable Energy Management
CREM is a training program on technology, policy and finance for renewable energy project development.
Completed a final project on a case study of island grid evaluation for 100% solar in Bermuda via storage deployment.
Bachelor of Science, July 2015
Fudan University, Shanghai, China July 2015
Environmental Science and Engineering
Merit scholarship recipient (2014, 2015); Outstanding Student for Campus Energy-saving Workshop (February 2014)

Professional Experience

Summer Intern, Rocky Mountain Institute, Basalt, Colorado 
Conducted policy research on the current status of the climate mitigation action among Chinese cities. Worked on the Reinventing Fire: China project, developed some of the content for City Peaking Handbook, a deliverable
that is intended to provide Chinese cities with guidance on how to peak their greenhouse gas emissions. Summer 2016
Management Consulting Analyst Intern, Accenture Consulting Company, Shanghai, China 
Worked on one IT planning project in Utilities and Resources industries for a portfolio company of a leading state-owned power investment group, helped advise clients to launch an enterprise resource planning solution that can support its expanding operations. Developed client-facing proposals and internal deliverables (i.e. reporting frameworks, training materials) in PowerPoint. Summer 2015
Project team member, North Carolina State University, The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center, Raleigh, NC "Bermuda Grid Evaluation for 100% Solar"
Conducted a feasibility analysis of converting 100% of electricity generation to solar through excel modeling and GIS. Developed an excel model to balance average demand at various times of year with the system supply, which results in a system size requirement of 613 MW solar PV capacity and 1482 MWh of battery storage capacity at a levelized cost of $0.39/kWh, along with a 3077 acres of land requirement. March 2016
Deputy Leader, China Southern Power Grid Funded "Youth Energy" Project, China, "The Impact of Time of Use Rate Design on Residential Electricity Consumption Behavior"
Investigated the influence of pricing on residential consumption, provided references for prospective policy-making. Collected data on monthly electricity consumption, analyzed its relevance with residential characteristics such as salary, demographics, electrical appliances, via statistical tools SPSS and STATA. June-December 2014
Project Team Member​, Student Apartment Energy AuditNicholas School, Duke University, Durham, NC 
Conducted research project on Duke Apartment energy audit as course project, estimating the appliances and home electronic energy use through questionnaire survey. Investigated cost-effectiveness of appliance upgrade to an Energy Star Model by calculating and comparing NPVs of different retrofitting plans. November 2015

Additional Information

Skills & Interests
Computer Skills: Advanced Excel/VBA, R, ArcGIS, Stata, MS Office
Interests: Hiking, debate, choir, baking

I'm an energy enthusiast that hope to make energy better for the future.


business development
cost-benefit analysis
energy efficiency
excel modeling
project management

Graduation Date

May 2017

Additional Resources



Preferred Sector

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