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Assistant Engineer

Jersey City, NJ
September 23, 2020

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Yanxia Lin Hoboken, NJ 201-***-****


Ph.D. Candidate Anticipated Graduation: Dec 2020

Stevens Institute of Technology; Hoboken; NJ Major: Environmental Engineering (GPA:3.8/4) Master of Science May 2015

China University of Mining and Technology; Beijing; China Major: Environmental Science (GPA:3.7/4) Bachelor of Science May 2010

Xinjiang Normal University; Urumqi; China Major: Environmental Science (GPA:3.7/4) Skills:

Instruments: Familiar with IC; GC; HPLC; TOC Analyzer; ICP-OES; SEM; Microplate Reader Software: Microsoft Office suite; Origin; SigmaPlot; Prism; AutoCAD; Matlab Languages: Fluent English; Native Mandarin

New Jersey driver license ; Passed fundamentals of engineering examination Work Experience:

Engineer intern; Pitingaro & Doetsch Consulting Engineer, P.C.; Middletown; NY Jan 2020 – Present

• Develop water storage tank rehabilitation plans for the improving water quality in water distribution systems based on government guidelines

• Design and plan the pump station replacement for sewer system using AutoCAD

• Compile inspection reports after conducting the investigation of sewer system / water distribution system Research Assistant; Stevens Institute of Technology; Hoboken; NJ Sep 2015 – Present Nutrients recovery from energetic-laden wastewater using microalgae for renewable energy production

• Characterized 10 kinds of energetic-laden wastewaters and assessed their toxicity using microalgae for nutrients recovery

• Designed and optimized an innovative high output attached-growth system for microalgae culture to lower the harvesting cost for wastewater remediation

• Teamed with professors, postdocs, and students from various knowledge backgrounds to assist the US Army in seeking comprehensive energy-saving wastewater treatment solutions Research Associate (Intern); Gross-Wen Technologies; Ames; IA May 2019 – Aug 2019

• Explored the wastewater treatment process in industrial scale using microalgae attached-growth system and biomass recycling as fertilizer

• Involved in improving a lab scale biological-physical hybrid wastewater treatment system that increased phosphate removal efficiency significantly and applied technology in pilot scale test Teaching Assistant; Stevens Institute of Technology; Hoboken; NJ Sep 2016 – May 2018

• Tutored more than 60 students for graduate level courses including Fate and Transport of Environmental Contaminants and Water Chemistry

Instructor of Pre-college Program; Stevens Institute of Technology; Hoboken; NJ July 2018 - Aug 2018

• Led more than 50 domestic and international high-school students to collaborate in college environmental laboratory works and motivated them to pursue higher-level study in the environmental engineering field Research Assistant; China University of Mining and Technology; Beijing; China Oct 2013 - June 2015

• Researched how humic acid affects the fate and transport of Pb; Cd in sewage irrigation areas and groundwater in life circles

Environmental Engineering Consultant; Nov 2011 - Sep 2015 CSD (Beijing) Environmental Protection Development Co.; Ltd/Technology Transfer Promotion Center for Stockholm Convention Implementation in China; Beijing; China

• Performed local environmental pollution sources survey to assist the medical team in determining the public health impact

• Participated in compiling national guidelines for degrading dioxin exhausted by steelmaking industry with BAT/BEP method based on China’s National Environmental Protection Standards

• Involved in R&D works to support the government implementation of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in China


• Young Researcher (2nd place); Algae Biomass Summit (2018)

• Research Assistant Scholarship; Stevens Institute of Technology (2015-2020)

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