Xuebei Tan

Xuebei Tan

Career Interests

Renewable Energy, Geographic Information System, Energy Modeling
Employment Sought:


DUKE UNIVERSITY, Nicholas School of the Environment                                             Durham, NC
Candidate for Master of Environmental Management, May 2018
Concentration: Energy and Environment
Nicholas School of the Environment Scholarship
Relevant coursework in: Economics of Energy, Modeling for Energy System, Market of Electricity

BEIJING NORMAL UNIVERSITY, School of Geography                                                Beijing, China
Bachelor of Science in Resource and Environmental Management, June 2016
Minor in Geographic Information System
First-Class Scholarship    
Semester at Duke Kunshan University, Spring 2015

Professional Experience

2017    DUKE UNIVERSITY, Nicholas School of the Environment                                   Durham, NC
Research Assistant
Studied the opportunities for coupling renewable energy with coal-based electricity generation within UNECE region (Europe, North America, Central and Western Asia)

2016    DUKE UNIVERSITY, Sanford School of Public Policy                                         Durham, NC
Duke student delegate to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Conducted research on engagement and contributions of non-state actors, local governments and non-government organizations, in climate change negotiation

2015-2016    GREENPEACE EAST AISA                                                                              Beijing, China
Freelancer/Research Assistant, Climate and Energy Group
Initiated a mapping system for 34 national industrial parks for solar energy startups and investors 
Organized a meeting under limited time for 26 entrepreneurs, investors, engineers, policy-makers and professors to investigate solar energy development and potential in China
Composed monthly newsletters on renewable energy development and electricity market reform

2014-2015    SCHOOL OF GEOGRAPHY                                                                              Beijing, China
Research Assistant, Beijing Key Laboratory of Remote Sensing and Digital City
Investigated land-use with GPS/Remote Sensing /Geography Information System skills, with 95% accuracy
Analyzed satellite images and identified cultivated land with 87% accuracy in Supervision Classification and 92% in Object-Oriented Classification


climate change
excel modeling

Graduation Date

May 2018

Additional Resources

Preferred Location


Preferred Sector

Research Institute / Think Tank
State / Local Government