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Expert in Solar, Photovoltaic, Factory Audit, Quality Inspection, Failure Analysis, Mechanical Test

Expert ID: 728604 China

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Expert has assisted various clients, including Dell, Apple, Honeywell, S.C. Johnson, P&G etc, to improve product quality and optimizing supplier quality management practices. Expert has received the ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Training and he has performed quality, manufacturing process and supply chain audits for numerous factories in the industries of EMS, electronics components/devices, solar photovoltaic, home appliances, and consumer products etc. Expert also planned and conducted lab testing for product quality and technology assessment of suppliers. Such tests include standard and customized safety, reliability and material tests for electronic devices, computer components, consumer products and batteries.

Expert is experienced in failure analysis of solid materials and consumer products. Expert has gained experience in failure analysis for electronic and consumer products, such as PCBA, electronic device and components, power supply, toys, solar panels etc., by serving prestigious clients in the industry. Expert has experiences in failure analysis of Lithium-ion and Lithium-ion polymer cells and battery packs by investigation many of such failures.

Prior to joining current consulting firm, Expert was a Technological Supplier Manager with Q-Cells SE, a leading global solar photovoltaic solution provider. Expert coordinated technical cooperation and quality management with the suppliers of solar modules and solar silicon wafers across Asia. He was also involved in exploring photovoltaic system development opportunities in China.

Expert was formerly a Ph.D. research assistant at the Center of Quality Engineering and Failure Prevention at Northwestern University, where he participated in developing an ultrafast ultrasonic system to nondestructively characterize the mechanical and thermal performances of ultrahard coating materials. Expert also obtained a M.S. degree in Acoustics, specifically in Ultrasonics. He has solid knowledge and expertise in ultrasonic inspection and NDT, bulk wave and surface wave tests, wave propagation and acoustics.

Expert specializes in mechanical testing and failure analysis of solid materials based on his academic research and practical engineering experiences. Having an in-depth understanding of mechanical, thermal, and electronic properties of materials, Expert has extensive experience in the nondestructive evaluation, health monitoring, and mechanical testing of various materials, including composites, alloys, coatings, and polymers. Expert’s background also includes experience in the acoustics, micro-fabrication, stress analysis, and engineering dynamics of materials.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2006 Degree: PhD Subject: Mechanical Engineering Institution: Northwestern University
Year: 2001 Degree: MS Subject: Acoustics Institution: Nanjing University, China
Year: 1998 Degree: BS Subject: Electronic Engineering Institution: Nanjing University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2010 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Sr. Engineer Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 2008 to 2010 Employer: Q-Cells SE Title: Technological Supplier Manager Department: Hangzhou Representative Office Responsibilities:
Years: 2006 to 2009 Employer: Exponent Inc. Title: Engineer Department: Responsibilities:

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Training, Reliability Engineer Training
Vendor Selection
Sourcing and managing suppliers of solar modules and solar silicon wafers in China and Asia. Performing suppler audits and visits, in EMS, solar PV, electronics, consumer products etc., to numerous factories in China, Southeast Asia, Korea, US and Europe.
Marketing Experience
Industrial expert in solar photovoltaic with know-how is technologies, markets and players. Also with in-depth expertise in manufacturing and quality control practices in various industries, such as electronics, EMS, consumer products and machinery.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Chinese He is a native speaker of Chinese (Mandarin)
English He speaks English fluently

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