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Engineering Engineer

Marlborough, MA
December 09, 2019

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Ziyan Zhou

Marlborough, MA ***** 978-***-****

OBJECTIVE: To bring my combination of experience in Quality Control, Plastics Manufacturing and Characterization in China along with educational achievement from UMass Lowell to a vibrant, innovative engineering team. EDUCATION

University of Massachusetts, Lowell Lowell, MA, U.S Master of Science in Plastics Engineering 09/2016 - 05/2018 GPA: 3.17

Graduate Certificate

Plastics Design: Theoretical principles and advaced engineering practice on development of new plastic products Plastics Materials: Polymeric materials synthesis, structure, properties, applications and correlations among them Shaanxi University of Technology Hanzhong, China

Bachelor of Engineering in Material Science and Engineering/Polymer Engineering 09/2008 - 06/2012 Thesis: “The Application of the Activation and Modification of Sepiolite in Insulating Materials” Applied the research methods of thermal activation, acid activation, ion exchange, surfactant activation to modify materials thermal properties


Characterization: DSC, TGA, DMA, GC-MS, GC, IR Spectroscopy, Capillary Rheometer Testing & Analysis: Composites, Mechanical, Durability, Weatherability, ESCR, Thermal, Electrical, Surface, Chemical, Flammability, Viscoelasticity, Rheology

CAE: SolidWorks, Moldflow, Process Simulation, COMSOL, AutoCAD, MATLAB; ANSYS Engineering: NPD, ASTM, Design of experiments (DOE), FMEA, DFMA, Injection Molding, Blow Molding, Extrusion Molding, Extrusion Blow Molding, Thermoforming, Six Sigma, APQP, Lean Manufacturing, Lean Six Sigma, 3D Printing, GD&T, FEA

Language: Chinese, English


Senko Advanced Components Co., Ltd. ISO9001 certified Marlborough, U.S Quality Assurance Engineer 03/2019 - 08/2019

• Performed design review, design change and design verification as the core member of two new product development multi-functional team, ensuring optimal design and best quality from conception to product

• Successfully identified and resolved multiple quality issues independently or in collaboration with manufacturing, engineering and marketing teams

University of Massachusetts, Lowell Lowell, U.S

Research Technologist 08/2018 - 03/2019

• Applied knowledge of nanoscale transport phenomena for manufacturing nano-devices to new design Zhuzhou Times New Material Technology Co., Ltd. ISO9001 and QS9000 certified Zhuzhou, China Polymer/ Plastics Engineer 05/2014 - 10/2014

• Carbon and Glass Fiber, Additives, Silicones, PPS, PA, PC, XLPE, UHMWPE, PEI, PMMA, PPO, PES, Fluoropolymer, PU

• Developed new polymer products for The Ministry of Railways, China (National Engineering Projects)

• Collaborated with productions, quality engineering and marketing teams under R&D to ensure the market targets were achieved

Guangzhou Winlane Rubber & Plastic Components Co., Ltd. Guangzhou, China Polymer/ Plastics Engineer 09/2012 - 04/2014

• Rubber, Additives, Thermoplastic and Thermosetting Plastic, PVC, ABS, POM, UHMWPE, PP, PB, PBT, PET, HIPS, SAN

• Developed new polymer products for Cross-National Engineering Projects

• Collaborated with productions, quality control, and engineering teams under production to deliver the output according to required standards


Society of Plastics Engineers

Eastern New England Section

American Society for Materials, International

ASM Central Massachusetts Chapter


Flute/ Amateur Classical Orchestra



Hunan Cuisine Culinary Arts

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