John Hilla

John Hilla

Philadelphia, PA, US




University of Pennsylvania - School of Design, Philadelphia, PA, US, Graduate Assistant

Primarily responsibilities of Graduate Assistants at the University of Pennsylvania are to assist professors with the instruction of course material through the teaching of weekly recitation sessions to supplement lecture topics, organization of class activities, and the preparation of lecture materials and assignments.

Aug 2015 - current

US Department of Energy - Industrial Assessment Center, Syracuse, NY, US, Lead Operations Manager

The Lead of the IAC team is primarily responsible for managing the operations of 13 engineers across two locations. Duties include overseeing training for new employees, technical advising for junior team members, managing relationships with present and future clients, monitoring annual contracted project quota, and tracking the completion of various special projects.

May 2012 - May 2014

Corning, Corning, NY, US, Energy Assessment Intern

As a member of the Global Energy Management team at Corning, this role included the development and deployment of an energy assessment process for building systems. For continuity of these efforts, a self-assessment document for energy analysis was created to teach other managers how to apply this process at other facilities.

May 2011 - Aug 2011

National Basketball Association, New York, NY, US, Construction Management Intern

Construction Management Interns at the NBA work with the Facilities & Administration team are tasked with the management and tracking of all project documents and list items for several large scale construction projects in New York City. In addition to this, the NBA’s Construction Standards Document was edited and formatted to standardize this input globally.

Jul 2010 - Aug 2010


University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2015 - current

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, US, Masters, Engineering Management

Aug 2012 - May 2014

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, US, Bachelors, Mechanical Engineering

Aug 2008 - May 2012


Legacy Award for Academic Engagement, Award

The Chancellor’s Award for Public Engagement and Scholarship recognizes committed students who, individually or as a group, have significantly contributed to their communities through innovative public scholarship and community engagement.


Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Award

The Outstanding Achievement Award in Graduate Study at the Syracuse University College of Engineering & Computer Science is presented to an outstanding graduate student in the Engineering Management program.


"Go Green on Campus" Design Award, 2nd Place

The annual NYSP2I R&D Competition provides an opportunity for teams from colleges and universities across New York State to get involved with pollution prevention by researching, developing and designing solutions to real-world environmental challenges.


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