Yuncheng Liu

Yuncheng Liu

Using market research, program evaluation, and energy modeling, I am passionate about learning and contributing to the radical transformation of the energy sector and its role in climate change mitigation. I am interested in opportunities in energy consulting and strategy roles in the clean energy sector.

Career Interests

Energy Consulting; Mobility and Transportation; Electric Power Markets; Renewable Energy Project Development; Climate Policy
Employment Sought:
Permanent Position

Education

Duke University, Durham, NC, expected May 2019
Master of Environmental Management: Energy & Environment
Cooperative College 3-2 Accelerated Master’s Program Participant
Coursework: Modeling for Electricity/Energy Markets, Marketing for Environmental Professionals, Advanced Energy Finance 
Master’s Project: Worked with Advance Auto Parts to explore EV/ hybrid charging stations options at their 5,000 stores
    
University of Richmond (UR), Richmond, VA, May 2017
Bachelor of Arts: Environmental Studies
Honor Theses: Food Systems and Security at the University of Richmond
Coursework: Calculus, Interpersonal Communication, GIS and Environmental Law & Policy

                                       

Professional Experience

Advanced Auto Parts, Internal Operations Manager, Durham, NC                    March 2018-Present

  • Conduct research to recommend whether our client/ the company should further explore the installation of EV/ hybrid charging stations at its locations, as well as offer EV/ hybrid charging stations to professional customers and participants up the value chain
  • File documents in digital records and manage the flow of documentation within the team; contribute data to investment model

Greenpeace, Climate and Energy Intern, Washington, DC                            May 2018-August 2018

  • Research and develop the campaign’s understanding of long-term campaign opportunities, including utility law, policy and politics
  • Provide assistance to the research team on numerous investigations, analyze scientific and corporate reports, and compile documents to be presented to campaigns and staff
  • Analyze utilities and renewable energy in the news and conduct strategic corporate research, including research using Greenpeace’s Bloomberg Terminal Monitoring 

Fuels Institute Case Competition, Participant, Alexandria, VA                                            September 2017-January 2018

  • Develop excel models to project the energy mix required to power the light-duty vehicle fleet and work with a team of 3 to build a future business plan to maintain the profitability of retail outlets that sell motor fuel throughout the U.S through 2040 
  • Awarded 4th place out of over 25 teams and Honorable Mention in Annual Publication
     

Additional Information

Orientation Coordinator, Nicholas School Student Council, Duke University 
Work directly with Student Services in the Nicholas School and plan logistics such as hiring musicians and purchasing supplies. Take responsibility for Earth Day, Admitted Students Weekend, Orientation, and Summer Internship Panels including orientation leader recruitment and organization. January 2017-present
 
Downtown Ambassador, UR Downtown, Richmond, VA 
Contact student organizations in order to educate them on resources and experiences in historic downtown Richmond. Host First Fridays featuring art and music events and promote UR Downtown events. October 2014-May 2017
 
Spider Research Fellowship, UR 
Looked into the economic benefits of Virginia’s Natural Heritage Program (NHP). Utilized geographic data to define spatial relationships between environmental and economic variables. June 2016-August 2016

Skills

climate change
cost-benefit analysis
energy efficiency
marketing
sustainability

Graduation Date

May 2019

Additional Resources

Languages

English
Mandarin

Preferred Location

Mid-Atlantic
Northeast
Southeast
West

Preferred Sector

Academic Institution
Business / Industry
Consulting