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Power Plant Chemical Engineering

San Diego, California, United States
May 31, 2017

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M.S. Chemistry (2015) GPA (3.56/4.0)

M.S. Environmental Science (2015)


• Coursework: Environmental Chemistry, Solid Waste Management, Risk Assessment, Hazardous Materials B.S. Chemical Engineering & Technology (2013) GPA (3.50/4.0) SOUTH CHINA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (SCUT), Guangzhou, China

• Coursework: Chemical Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Engineering Drawing, Energy Engineering

• Certificates: Advanced New Source Review & Title V, Fundamentals of Enforcement - Visible Emissions Evaluation EXPERIENCE

City of San Diego, Public Utilities Department, San Diego, CA 10/2016-2/2017 Air Quality Coordinator - Permits and Compliance

• Managed environmental permits and program requirements specific to City’s wastewater and water systems including air permits, spill prevention control and storm water and waste water permits.

• Provided comprehensive air quality compliance support including Title V and NSR permitting, compliance analyses, and enforcement activities.

• Performed on-site compliance audits; determined & resolved compliance at facilities & generating equipment

(turbines, boilers, landfills/ ICE's) and issued reports.

• Responsible for fleet calculation, NSR evaluations (PSD, BACT), monitoring/analyzing compliance data, and provided all aspects of engineering support.

• Coordinated implementation of compliance management system to maintain ISO 14001 standards. Indiana University, Office of Environmental, Health& Safety, Bloomington, IN 10/2015-4/2016 Environmental, Health& Safety (EHS) Intern

• Conducted inspection of laboratories along with related equipment and storage areas; identify problems and developed hazard assessment reports; ensured compliance for IU’s Chemical Hygiene Plan under OSHA.

• Revised assessment checklists; developed multiple internal databases to maintain/update chemical inventories. Indiana University, Atmospheric Chemistry Lab, Bloomington, IN 2/2015-12/2015 Graduate Research Assistant

• Contributed to air quality assessments involving both laboratory studies and field measurements/samplings.

• Investigated emissions of atmospheric pollutants for ozone formation via laser-induced fluorescence techniques.

• Analyzed ozone production sensitivity and concluded distinct ozone weekend effect with VOCs and NOx.

• Directed quantitative analysis of field measurements data using Excel and ArcGIS; drafted tables and graphs. Department of Physical Plant, Bloomington, IN 3/2014-8/2014 Utility Analyst Intern

• Achieved air pollution control (HCl, SO2, and Mercury) for 6 existing coal-fired power plant boilers.

• Calculated emissions by injection of sorbents under industrial Dry Sorbent Injection emissions control system.

• Drafted tables and graphs visualizing emissions trends by injection rates of sorbents.

• Researched technical regulatory requirements concerning Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) and helped provide interpretation to the division.

• Investigated emission control and ensured air quality compliance within MACT; created an Excel-based emissions calculations tool to accurately inventory and manage emissions; adopted as a reference for daily dry injection operation and is still in use to this day.


Computer Skills: MS Office, MATLAB, Mathematica, SQL, SAS, SPSS, AutoCAD, C++, Origin and GIS. Technical Skills: Compliance Inspection, Permitting and Compliance, Air Emissions/Release Calculations. Languages: English, Chinese-Mandarin, Chinese-Cantonese.

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