Xilin Zhang

Xilin Zhang

Hometown: GanZhou, Jiangxi, China 


Ph.D Student, Environmental Science Graduate Program, The Ohio State University, 2017-present

M.S., School for Environment and Sustainability, The University of Michigan, 2017

B.S., Environmental Engineering, Huaqiao University, 2015


Research Interests:

  • Food- Water- Energy Nexus
  • Circular Economy
  • Business Process Operations & Optimizations


Professional Experience:

Intern at the UM Center for Sustainable Systems, Data Analyst, May-Sep 2016.

–  Created the Integrated Framework of Food-Energy-Water Nexus for Detroit

Intern at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Research Assistant, May-Sep 2013

  • Built a regression model to identify the relationship between water scarcity and China’s regional economic development


2016 UMich Conference Travelling Grant ($2,500)

Other Interests:

Baking, Painting, a super fan of NBA Games and EV cars