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research assistant

DuBois, Pennsylvania, 15801, United States
February 28, 2018

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Zhiyi Li

Cell: 515-***-****


The Pennsylvania State University University Park, PA Master of Science in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering GPA: 3.3 Class of 2018 Dual degree in Operations Research

The Iowa State University Ames, IA

Bachelor of Science in Chemical and Biological Engineering GPA: 3.28 Class of 2016 Relevant Courses

Weld Design and Performance Supply Chain Engineering/Manufacturing Process Process Control Regression Method Linear/Convex/Nonlinear Programming Applied Stochastic Processes Skills

Python, MATLAB, SQL, SAS, Minitab, Jump, SOLIDWORKS, AutoCAD, Office, VBA CNC Machining and coding (Haas/Charly 4U), Advanced Welding, Riveting, Cutting SEM, EBSD, EDX, XCT (material characterization); Lean Manufacturing, Six-Sigma Research Experience

Material Processes & Characterization Lab Penn State University Manufacturing Engineering Research Assistant Aug.16 – Present

• Simulation of Nano-material referencing and database analysis

• Built models analyzing mechanical failure, post-joining morphology or CNC machined welded process

• Monitored in-situ torque and force for friction stirring processes Material Processing Research Assistant

• Developed the image processing algorithm to characterize the fractur evolution of CFRP composite Catalysis and Reaction Lab Iowa State University

• Model simulation of multiphase processes behavior and separations with biomass Dec.14 – May 16

• Investigated the mass transfer behavior inside the container under different conditions Product Design and Manufacturing Processes Penn State University Teaching Assistant Spring 2018

• Taught the GD&T knowledge, design specification and manufacturing processes

• Process selection and consequences regarding the process capability, cost, quality and lead time Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Student Chair @ Penn State University

• Organized professional development events such as CNC milling center learning sessions Jan.18-May 18 Development and Reform Bureau of Commerce Xi’an China CAD Designer Jul.13 – Sep.13

• Designed the blueprint script of urban planning with AutoCAD graphics software DAI-ICHI Metal Industry Co., Ltd. Xiangyang, China Data Analyst: Aug.14 – Sep.14

• Monitored the quality of battery metal, analyzed the database for better efficiency of material cost and labor

• Optimized the process cost on time and materials with applying Six-sigma knowledge on the lithium quality data Projects

Designing & Machining the Steel Fixture

• Designed the base part for mounting the aluminum alloy on CNC machine

• Milled the steel mounting base for clamping the welding sample with special design & tolerance Additive Manufacturing

• 3D Printing through fusion welding with disassembling dissimilar metal joints by post-heat treatment

• Micro-Friction-Stirring Welding and Spot Resistance Welding experience, with tensile tests analysis

• Used the electrodes of Arc Welding as the additive material, assembled square shape on the stainless-steel sheet Forecasting and Risk analysis on opening a sports good store in State College

• Evaluated the supply chain strategy with 2-wk lead time for manufacturers, distributors, suppliers and customers

• Built the model with 12-period involving the evaluation of tracking signal, seasonality and holt’s method

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