Yang Chen

Yang Chen

New York, NY, US



Years of study in renewable energy and electrical engineering.

Looking for opportunities to build my career in green buildings or relative industries.



W&L Group Construction, Queens, Project Coordinator

• Coordinate with architects, engineers from different trades, onsite engineers, site safety managers and subcontractors. Quick thinker, providing cost and time effective solutions, directly report to project manager or president.
• Assist project manager with 5 under construction projects as daily work. Scopes as , reviewing contract drawings, shop drawings, specifications and proposals.
• Estimate projects with Planswift, contact with vendors for procurements and prepare submittals.
• Perform CAD and Sketchup shop drawings.
• Prepare and pull out building permits from Department of Building.
• Research on green building projects and sustainability incentives, especially in energy efficiency and retro-commissioning analysis.

Sep 2013 - current

NextGen Solutions, Sydney, AU, Solar Design and Renewable Energy Consultant Intern

• Designed PV systems for residential customers under supervision of technical manager. In compliance with Australia Standards (AS/NZS 3000, AS/NZS 4777, AS/NZS 5033), calculated system sizes and etc.

• Drafted plans, one-line and three-line diagrams. Coordinated with PV system installation teams and surveyors.

• Prepared subsidy policy and return-on-investment analysis reports for customers. Provided consulting and decision-making supports to clients.

Dec 2010 - Jul 2011


University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, US, Masters, Alternative Energy

Master of Science in Alternative Energy with GPA 3.6(out of 4.0) 2011- 2013

• Selected courses: Electric Power Conversion and Transportation, Alternative Energy Systems and Applications, Fuel Cells, Biofuels, Biomass Conversion and Semiconductors.

Aug 2011 - Dec 2013

Nankai University, Tianjin Shi, CN, Bachelors, Electrical Engineer

Bachelor of Electrical Engineer with GPA 3.3(out of 4.0) 2006-2011

• Selected courses: Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering, Analog Circuits, Digital Circuits, High Frequency Circuits, Computer-Aided System Analysis and Design, Digital Signal Processing.

Jul 2006 - Jul 2011

University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, AU, Bachelors, Photovoltaics and Solar Energy

Bachelor of Engineering in Photovoltaics and Solar Energy with GPA 3.4(out of 4.0) 2009- 2011

• Selected courses: Grid-connected and Standalone PV Systems, Solar Cells and System, PV Technology and Manufacture, Energy Efficiency, Low Energy Building, Life Cycle Assessment and Renewable Energy Techniques.

Mar 2009 - Mar 2011

Areas of Specialization