M.Eng. Concentration: Applied OR
Anticipated Graduation Date: May 2017
Areas of Interest: Business and/or Technology Analyst/Consulting, Operations, Optimization, Product/project Management.
Chenghong Xu received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University, earning Summa Cum Laude honors. In his undergraduate study, he built an Autoregressive-Moving-Average (ARMA) data model to predict the hourly wind speed based on past measured data. He also developed a MATLAB optimization program for minimizing the cost of materials with multiple constrains.
During his internship at Beryl Garden, he significantly improved product packaging efficiency by devising operational processes for warehouse, and helped firm increase its monthly sales revenue by 3% and advance its national ranking by 135 spots within two months by developing a new product strategy based on analysis of sales data and customer feedback surveys. ?
With strong analytical and quantitative skills, Chenghong Xu is eager to pursue an analyst position in business and/or technology companies.