Congjie Shi

Congjie Shi

Career Interests

Remote Sensing and Geospatial Analysis, Marine Conservation, Ecosystem Services, Time Series Analysis and Modeling, Ecology

Employment Sought:
Internships

Education

MASTER OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, May 2017
MASTER OF FORESTRY, May 2017
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Concentration: Coastal Environmental Management
Master’s Project: An Analysis of Mangrove Effectiveness in Buffering Coastal Southeast Asia Given Climate Pressures and Sea Level Rise
Relevant Courses: Data Analysis for Environmental Sciences, Bayesian Inference, Game Theory,
Geospatial Analysis for Marine and Coastal Management, Satellite Remote Sensing, Water Pollution, Resource Economics, Landscape Ecology, Land Use Principles and Policies
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MATHEMATICS, May 2015
Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA
Relevant Courses: Time Series, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, International Economics, Cost Estimation and Modeling, Stochastic Processes, Algorithms, Monte Carlo Methods, Graph Theory, Number Theory, Combinatorics, Partial Differential Equation, Multivariable Calculus

Professional Experience

Research Assistant, Dr. Jeff Vincent, Duke University
Investigating forest ecosystem services on tropical fruits production in Malaysia and assessing land cover impact on water quality in Thailand under the supervision of Professor Jeff Vincent. 2015 – Present

Conservation Management and Planning Stanback Intern, The LandTrust for Central North Carolina
Building a model that prioritizes conservation value for tax parcels based on a variety of environmental criteria in 10 counties. May 2016-July 2016

 

Environmental Modeling Clinic Project Team Member, Environmental Data Resources and Harvey Mudd College
Building a predictive model to estimate the cleanup cost for a given real estate property with environmental risks under the supervision of Professor Talithia Williams. 2014 – 2015

Summer Research Assistant, Dr. Amanda Ruiz, Harvey Mudd College
Applying graph theory and linear algebra to the field of phased matroids by conducting literature reviews and constructing proofs under the supervision of Professor Amanda Ruiz. 2014

Other Experience

Discrete Math Grader, Harvey Mudd College
Grading and correcting homework problems for the discrete math class. 2014

Summer Intern, SMS Siemag Shanghai
Learning office management and workflow in the Administration and HR Department. Learning workflow in the Central Sales Department. Learning from Aluminum China 2013 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center. 2013

Additional Information

Quantitative Skills: R, Stata, ArcGIS, ENVI, GPS, Maple, Matlab, Python
Student Groups: Duke Conservation Society, Nicholas School Naturalists, The Coastal Society

Skills

coastal zone management
cost-benefit analysis
environmental economics
excel modeling
forecasting
forest management
GIS
statistics

Contact

cs408@duke.edu

Graduation Date

May 2018

Additional Resources

Languages

French
German
Mandarin
Portuguese

Preferred Location

International
Mid-Atlantic
Midwest
Northeast
Southeast
West

Preferred Sector

Academic Institution
Business / Industry
Consulting
Research Institute / Think Tank