Xueyan Zheng

Xueyan Zheng

New York, NY, US

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This is Xueyan Zheng- graduated this May from Virginia Tech with Master of Architecture. I just moved to New York city and got settled in fully this month. My thesis project is a house on cliff and I studied a lot about applying colors to interior and how colors change perception and experience in space. I am passionate, outgoing, hard working, and always willing to learn. My schedule is flexible for interview.



Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA, US, Teaching Assistant

Prepared lecture materials, delivered lectures, guided experiments, and graded assignments

• Instructed over 200 undergraduate students in both lab and lecture hall environments

• Utilized variety of teaching methods including new media and group discussion to foster learning

Aug 2014 - May 2017

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA, US, SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM MENTOR

Supervised undergraduate student research
• Assisted undergraduate student learn the process of controlled experimentation
• Cooperated with a Japanese lab to help the scientists improve the testing methodology

May 2013 - Aug 2013

The Food and Drug Administration, Shanghai, ARCHIVIST

Reviewed and archived case report forms

• Helped to transfer decades of analog material into a comprehensive digital catalog

• Led a small team to create an intuitive search database for the most vital documents

Jul 2009 - Oct 2009


Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA, US, MArch, Architecture

I built a solid foundation of environmental design experiences, developed building design skills, and gained knowledge of building systems and the technical processes of construction. During the final year of the curriculum, I pursued my individual study interests and had a thesis of residential project. Last year, I spent a semester participating in residence at the Center for European Studies and Architecture (CESA) in Riva San Vitale, Switzerland.

Aug 2014 - May 2017

Steger Center for International Scholarship, Switzerland, MArch, Architecture

We visited more than 150 buildings in 20 cities from 10 countries. Professors talked about the background and design strategies of each building. I was able to experience the space and learn the building at the same time, which gave me a better understanding of architecture.

Jan 2016 - May 2016

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