Liyue Zhang

Liyue Zhang

Career Interests

Power Market, Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency
Employment Sought:


Master of Environmental Management, May 2019
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Concentration: Energy & Environment
Coursework: Modeling for Energy Systems with Excel programming, Geospatial Analysis with ArcGIS Pro
Bachelor of Science, July 2017
College of Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Peking University, Beijing, China
Major(s): Environmental Science
Coursework: Data Structure and Algorithm with C, Liner Algebra, Applied Statistics, Water Treatment
Engineering Leadership: Vice president of Student Council in College of Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Bachelor of Arts, July 2017
National School of Development
Peking University, Beijing, China
Major(s): Economics
Course project: Public-Private-Partnership in Environment Field, Financial Analysis in Dairy Industry

Professional Experience

Executive and Communication Intern, Center for Industrial Development and Environmental Governance (CIDEG) in Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Connected and collaborated with 13 scholars in 2017 CIDEG Academic Annual Meeting and arranged the schedule of this 2-day meeting. Wrote news articles and press release, and designed website and social media platform, increasing the number of readers. March - June 2017
Research Intern, Energy and Environment Team of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Beijing, China
Drafting project document of the plan for phase-out of HCFCs in the industrial and commercial refrigeration and air conditioning (ICR) Sector in China. Summarized current situation and analyzed alternative technologies with cost-benefit analysis. October 2016 - January 2017
Research Volunteer, Fresh Water Department in The Nature Conservancy (TNC), Beijing, China
Compiled a guidebook of worldwide national policies about hydropower regulation and biodiversity protection in water resource management for policy advice in China. Evaluated the impact of dams on the four study rivers with geospatial analysis. May – August 2016


Beijing-Copenhagen Urban Challenge project, Copenhagen Business School & Peking University, Copenhagen, Denmark & Beijing, China
Compared the contribution of vehicle exhaust emissions to air pollution in different countries. Analyzed the technical improvement of electric vehicles and electric vehicle market in terms of sales, models, distribution of charging stations and related policy in China and the Scandinavian countries through fieldtrip and literature review. August – September 2015
NIMBY (Not in My Backyard) Project, Peking University, China
Led a team to investigate residents’ perceptions of the facilities in NIMBY project by questionnaires and interviews. Identified critical factors to residents’ attitude by social network analysis using UCINET and regression analysis using STATA and communicated with local government about our results and advice. Ranked first in the academic competition of Peking University. July 2015 – April 2016
Marine Microbial Community Structures Project, Peking University, China
Performed molecular biology experiments on three-year samples to detect the diversity and abundance of the genes related to nitrogen cycle in the Hangzhou Bay. Analyzed spatial-temporal variations of microorganisms by ArcGIS and its interaction with the environment using cluster analysis and canonical correlation analysis by R. May 2015 – June 2017


cost-benefit analysis
energy efficiency
environmental economics

Graduation Date

May 2019

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Business / Industry
Research Institute / Think Tank