Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Ying Chen - From Meteorology to Energy Forecasting

Today (October 21, 2015), Ying Chen just defended her MS thesis "How Does Relative Humidity Affect Electricity Demand?"

Ying received her B.S. in Atmospheric Science from Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology in 2006, and her M.S. in Meteorology from University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2010. In August 2014, Ying joined the Master of Science in Engineering Management program of UNC Charlotte as a member of BigDEAL to conduct MS thesis research under my supervision.  She received her SAS Base Programmer and SAS Advanced Programmer certifications in fall 2014. She participated in the Global Energy Forecasting Competition 2014 with a top 9 place in the probabilistic solar power forecasting track. This past summer, Ying presented her research work at the 3rd International Conference on Energy & Meteorology.

Since October 2014, Ying has been working at North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation as a Load Forecasting Analyst Intern. This December, She will receive her MS in Engineering Management.

Congratulations, Ying!

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