EXPERIENCE
Software Engineer, 2021.06  present
Research Scientist, 2018.04  2021.05
Intern, Research Scientist, 2017.05  2017.08

Developed optimization models and machine learning algorithms to optimize Amazon’s inbound process.

Wrote SQL queries to extract/process data, and programmed implementations using Python, Pandas, etc.
Intern, Operations Research Scientist, 2015.05  2015.07

Developed a series of optimization models and customized algorithms to solve multiple largescale railroads network problems (e.g., locomotive infrastructure planning, fueling strategy planning, etc.).

Designed multiple C# programs to implement the models and algorithms and used Microsoft SQL Server to maintain and interact with CSX's network databases by designing tables, views, procedures, etc.

Successfully implemented several industrial applications, and incorporated them into CSX's decisionsupport system.
EDUCATION
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, 3.98/4.00, 2013.08  2018.03
M.S., Applied Mathematics, 4.0/4.0, 2013.08  2015.12

COURSE WORK:

MATHEMATICS: Linear Programming, Nonlinear Programming, Integer Programming, Combinatorial Mathematics, Random Processes, Statistics

COMPUTER SCIENCE: Fundamental Algorithms, Machine Learning, Statistical Learning, Distributed Systems, Numerical Analysis


RESEARCH SUMMARY:

Built mathematical and theoretical optimization models for practical problems.

Developed customized algorithms (e.g., graph algorithms, decomposition, dynamic programming, heuristics).

Programmed the models and algorithms using various languages (e.g., Java, C#, Python, Matlab).

Published academic research papers and made presentations at conferences and workshops.

B.S., Civil Engineering, 92.5/100.0, (Rank: 2/114), 2009.08  2013.07
B.S. (double major), Economics, 88.9/100.0, 2010.09  2013.07

COURSE WORK:

MATHEMATICS : Calculus, Linear Algebra, Probability and Statistics

PROGRAMMING : Fundamentals of Programming, Java and Objectoriented Programming, CAD Technology

MECHANICS : Engineering Mechanics, Structural Mechanics, Hydrodynamics, Finite Element Method, Concrete Structure, Soil Mechanics, Steel Structure, Foundation Engineering, Bridge Engineering


RESEARCH SUMMARY:

Built mathematical optimization models for traffic sorting strategies in traffic intersection signal control.

Implemented simulation programs to visualize and validate the proposed model solutions.

HONOR
Competition Award

Runnerup, COTA Best Dissertation Award, 2018.

Finalist, Daniel H. Wagner Prize for Excellence in Operations Research Practice, 2015.

Meritorious Winner, The Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM), 2012.
Academia/Research

Outstanding graduate (1/114), China Civil Engineering Society, 2013.

Scholarships for Academic Excellence, Tsinghua University, 20102013.