Details-driven Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering Graduate eager to offer academic and professional credentials, as well as Water Quality Control, Permitting, Research, and Regulatory Compliance expertise, toward maximizing an employer s success.
Top performer who demonstrates extensive project management experience for automating water systems, including advanced training in water quality engineering and management, research and development, and leadership and mentoring.
Ambitious self-starter who contributes superior attention-to-detail and sharp analytical and problem-solving abilities.
Excellent communicator who seamlessly interfaces with all industry representatives and clientele through to executive-level.
Cost Estimating / Control
Water Resources Engineering
Water Treatment Technologies
Project / Resource Management
Air Quality Management
Pollutant Sampling / Analysis
Solid / Hazardous Waste Management
Environmental / Regulatory Compliance
Client / Business Relations
Emission Surveys / Inventory
Utilize broad scope of industry and environmental engineering knowledge to analyze and compile data for compliance monitoring, permits (NPDES), water quality analysis reports, and water quality control plans at wastewater treatment plants.
Contribute expertise in NLs, Drinking Water Primary MCLs, and Emerging Contaminants of plant influent; post reverse osmosis (RO) and pre ultraviolet (UV) disinfection; and post peroxide with UV - SCIP (Source Control Implementation Plan).
Support monitoring of groundwater quality for a groundwater replenishment plan, along with conducting wastewater treatment research projects and field inspections with consultants, agencies, and water research organizations; reviewing and monitoring project reports from consultants and engineers; and assisting in preparing contract documents (i.e. plans, specs, estimates).
Teaching Assistant Department of Biological Science (2009 C Present)
Design and present lesson plans for undergraduate courses to attain significant increases in student performance, including assessing proficiencies to produce objective reviews, maintaining accurate records, and building solid instructional relationships.
Courses include How the Body Works: Topics in Human Physiology and Humans and their Environment.
Teaching Assistant Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering (2008 C 2009)
Delivered strong lesson plans for both graduate- (i.e. Chemical and Biological Processes in Environmental Engineering and Energy and the Environment ) and undergraduate-level courses (i.e. Water Chemistry & Analysis, Water Quality Control Water & Wastewater Technology, Wastewater Treatment Design, Environmental Chemistry, and Design of Solid & Hazardous Waste Engineering Systems ).
Research Assistant Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Played a vital role in building and sustaining productive departmental efforts by participating in Smart Water Management Systems research, Membrane Bioreactor System (MBR) research, and Advanced Oxidation Processes (AOP) in water treatment.
Studied air quality management technologies, VOC control technologies, strategies and technologies for GHG emission reduction, investigation of renewable energy sources, and energy conversion technologies (i.e. transformation of hazardous waste into an economically competitive energy source).
Project Manager (1998 C 2004)
Strategically steered project processes by assisting clients in determining scope of projects, how products could be designed, developed, or modified to suit individual or functional requirements, including resolving client technological problems.
Project Engineer (1994 C 1997)
Applied dynamic leadership talents toward developing new products, designing and testing components, and integrating components to product final designs, including evaluating effectiveness, cost, reliability, and safety to maintain highest quality.
Compiled data and drafted reports for existing and potential engineering studies and projects; conducted market and technological research; and helped to identify, evaluate, and keep abreast of diverse foreign and domestic suppliers.
Drove operations efficiency by interviewing prospective suppliers, visiting plants and distribution centers to assess capabilities to ensure suppliers were capable of delivering desired goods accurately and on time, and negotiating contracts with suppliers.
Ph.D., Environmental Engineering University of Southern California
M.S., Civil & Environmental Engineering University of Southern California
B.S., Electrical Engineering University of Southern California
Microsoft Office Suite • AutoCAD • ArcGIS • C++ • HTML • Java • MATLAB
GC / MS • GC / PFPD • GC / SCD • AA / UV-Visible Spectroscopy • Sulfur Analyzer • Scanning Electron Microscopy
USC Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award (2008 C 2009)
USC Teaching Assistant Fellowship Award (2008 C Present) • USC Research Assistant Fellowship Award (2006 C 2008)
Investigation of Alternative Cleaning Methods of Microfilter Membranes (California State Water Resources Control Board, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, and WBMWD)
Investigation of the Rejection Behavior of Trace Organic Compounds Using Advanced Separation Membrane Processes and AOP (U.S. EPA, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, and WBMWD)
Evaluation of Dynamic Energy Consumption of Advanced Water and Wastewater Treatment Technologies (AWWA Research Foundation, California Energy Commission, and WBMWD)
Cold Stage Energy Conversion (CSEC) System Multi-Channel Continuous Flow Energy Recovery System (Patent Pending)
Binary Matrix Analytical Method for Determination of the Efficiency of Binary Solvent Process
Binary Solvent Process Energy Transformation Technology
Yyyyyy x. yyyyyy, Ngo Yeung Chan, Teh Fu Yen. Used Lubricant Purification and Energy Recovery under Low Temperature and Low Pressure, presented at 238th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition in Washington, D.C. August, 2009.
Yyyyyy x. yyyyyy, Iris C.Y. Yang, and Teh Fu Yen. A Novel Used Lubricating Oils Refining Technology Using Cold-Stage Separation System, presented at 237th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition in Salt Lake City, Utah. March, 2009.
Ngo Yeung, Chan, Wiliiam T.C. Fan, and Teh Fu Yen. The Desulfurization Process of Heavy Fuel Oil. Prepr. Pap.-am Chem Soc., Div. Fuel Chem. 2009
Yyyyyy x. yyyyyy and Ngo Yeung Chan. Quantitative Analysis of Used Lubricant Energy Recovery Efficiency (in prep.)
Yyyyyy x. yyyyyy and Teh Fu Yen. Anthropogenic Methane s Impacts on Climate Change (in prep.)
Yyyyyy x. yyyyyy and Ngo Yeung Chan. Create a Green Earth with Biolubricants (in prep.)
Yyyyyy x. yyyyyy and Ngo Yeung Chan. Transformation of Hazardous Waste into an Economically Competitive Energy Source (in prep.)
Ngo Yeung Chan and Yyyyyy x. yyyyyy. Oxidative Desulfurization with Superoxide Anion I (in prep.)
Ngo Yeung Chan and Yyyyyy x. yyyyyy. Oxidative Desulfurization with Superoxide Anion II (in prep.)
Fluent in Chinese and English languages; familiar with Spanish language.
American Chemical Society (ACS) • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
American Water Resources Association (AWRA) • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Air & Waste Management Association (AWMA) • Society of Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry (SETAC)
Dr. Massoud Pirbazari
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, USC, (213) 740-0592
Dr. Jiin-Jen Lee
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, USC, (213) 740-7865
Dr. Ronald Henry
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, USC, (213) 740-0596
Dr. Rebecca Chou
Acting Section Chief of Groundwater Permitting and Landfill, Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board, (213) 620-6156
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I am currently seeking a challenging [ Insert Job Title ] role, and am submitting my resume for your review.
I am excited to build a rewarding career with your company, and am confident that my professional skills and academic credentials can help to achieve your objectives. I can offer solid experience in Water Resources Engineering, Treatment Technologies, and Quality Control; Project / Resource Management; Environmental / Regulatory Compliance; and Cost Estimating / Control, and am well-versed in all facets of Solid / Hazardous Waste Management, Pollutant Sampling / Analysis, Emission Surveys / Inventory, GIS Applications, and Client / Business Relations.
To complement my background, please note that I hold a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering, M.S. in Civil & Environmental Engineering, and B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California. Please kindly consult my enclosed resume for fellowships and awards, select recent research, creative works, national presentations, publications in preparation, and professional affiliations.
Currently, as an Operation Intern with the West Basin Municipal Water District (WBMWD), I utilize my broad scope of industry and environmental engineering knowledge to analyze and compile data for compliance monitoring, permits (NPDES), water quality analysis reports, and water quality control plans at wastewater treatment plants. Within this role, I contribute expertise in NLs, Drinking Water Primary MCLs, and Emerging Contaminants of plant influent; post reverse osmosis (RO) and pre ultraviolet (UV) disinfection; and post peroxide with UV - SCIP (Source Control Implementation Plan). I also support the monitoring of groundwater quality for a groundwater replenishment plan, along with conducting wastewater treatment research projects and field inspections with consultants, agencies, and water research organizations; reviewing and monitoring project reports from consultants and engineers; and assisting in preparing contract documents (i.e. plans, specs, estimates). As this is just a sampling of my job history, please kindly refer to my enclosed resume for additional experience.
You will find me to be a results-focused professional who can demonstrate a track record of organizing complex projects, defining key priorities, and meeting targeted goals. In addition, I can manage teams within high-pressure, deadline-driven environments while streamlining project processes to increase productivity, efficiency, and quality. For the sum of these aforementioned reasons, I believe I will prove to be an incredible asset to your company.
I look forward to hearing from you, and thank you in advance for your consideration.
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