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Matthew Ka Ho Tsui

Home Address Mkt145@psu.edu University Address


808 Southampton Ave, (215)939-3401 532 West College Ave
Wyndmoor, PA 19038 State College, PA 16801


OBJECTIVE:
Entry level position as an Environmental Engineer
EDUCATION
PENNSLYVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY
Major: Environmental Resource Management (ERM) Environmental Science Option
Minor: Environmental Engineering (ABET accredited)

RELEVANT COURSE WORK
Introduction to Environmental Engineering
Legal Aspects of Environmental Resource Management
Applied Research Techniques and Strategies Toward Sustainability in Costa Rica
RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
Agricultural Sciences and Industries Building University Park, PA 2014-
Soil Research Cluster Laboratory Assistant
Supervised faculty and student researchers in developing methods for independent
research projects.
Managed the input of invoices and analysis forms, which grossed to a profit of $18,000.00
Conducted Chemical Inventory Management and Chemical Waste Inventory for two
laboratories
Costa Rica Study Abroad/ Directed Field Research Atenas, Costa Rica 2013
Student/Tree inventory assistant
Analyzed and researched the unusual behaviors of an Australian Rainbow Lorikeets after
mating patterns with Scarlet Breasted Lorikeets.
Provided management decisions to remove toxic woodchips from Lorikeet enclosure.
Presented my results to internationally recognized animal conservationists.
Analysis tool experience
CE Instruments CHNS-O Elemental Analyzer
Perkin-Elmer ICP-OES Optima 5300
Lachats QuikChem 8500 Series 2 Flow Injection
Analysis System
ECOSIM and PAST Ecological Statistic program

LABORATORY CERTFICIATIONS
Penn State Environmental Health Safety(EHS) certifications:
Intro to Safety
Laboratory Hazard Communication
Hazardous Waste Management and Disposal
Emergency Preparedness
Chemical Safety




SCIENCE EDUCATION EXPERIENCE
Kutztown University Housing and Residence Life Kutztown, PA 2012-2013
Desk Receptionist, S.P.A.R.K representative
Promoted messages about sustainability to the Kutztown University community as the
S.P.A.R.K representative (Students Promoting Recycling at Kutztown).
Organized and lead recycling programs, such as Johnson Hall trash audit, which
found that 74% of Johnson Halls trash was recyclable.
Philadelphia Zoo Philadelphia, PA 2012
Environmental Education and Animal Behavior Intern
Educated children and adults about the Sumatran Orangutans and Australian Rainbow
Lorikeets conservation and related methods of sustainability.
Developed learning tools for the Lorikeet encounter
Participated in Philadelphia Zoos educational outreach and public programs.
Camp Onas Ottsville, PA 2010-2011
Quaker Camp Counselor
Utilized the local nature center and wildlife as a learning facility to experience the
local biodiversity and the ecology.
Provided and organized a variety of athletic, educational and nature activities.
Nurtured and monitored the local animals daily.
Other work experience: Pizza Server (2014), Team Member/Cashier (2013)
HONORS
John Chancellor John C. Cavanaugh International Education Award.
School for Field Studies, Costa Rica General Scholarship.
Delta Epsilon Phi Honor Society (German Learning Honor Society).
VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
Outdoor School/Shavers Creek Environmental Center nature educator and counselor
Clearwater Conservancy
EXTRACURRICULAR EXPERIENCE
Engineers for a Sustainable Work
Penn State Tennis Club THON canning
- THON is student- run awareness organization that fundraises for Four
Diamonds fund. This fund allows children with cancer to receive
comprehensive cancer treatment and support at the Penn State Hershey
Childrens Hospital.
REFERENCES AND OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS
Available upon request.


Matthew Ka Ho Tsui
Home Address Mkt145@psu.edu University Address
808 Southampton Ave, (215)939-3401 532 West College Ave
Wyndmoor, PA 19038 State College, PA 16801



PROFFESIONAL REFERENCES
Ephraim Govere
457 Agricultural Sciences and Industries Building
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814)-865-1143 (9:00 a.m-5 :00 p.m.)
Email: emg900@psu.edu



Personal References
Bill Sharp