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									Yue Cao                                        University of Tennessee - Knoxville
3700 Sutherland Ave. Apt. L7                   Junior Class of 2011 (Honors)
Knoxville, TN 37919-3021                       First Major: Electrical Engineering
865-963-1307 ycao6@utk.edu                     Double Major: Mathematics
http://web.utk.edu/~ycao6                      Cumulative GPA: 3.97         Major GPA: 3.97

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science – Electrical Engineering (Honors)
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, 2007-Present
High School Diploma (Honors)
West High School, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, 2005-2007
Yuming High School, Dalian, Liaoning, China, 2004-2005
The Attached School of Dalian Univ. of Technology, Dalian, Liaoning, China, 1995-2004

WORK EXPERIENCES
Electrical Engr. Intern, Memphis Light Gas & Water (MLGW) – Utility Company, Memphis, TN, Summer 2009
Research Assistant (with fellowship), Prof. Leon Tolbert of Electrical Engr., Univ. of Tenn., 2008-Present
Webmaster (twice), 2009 IEEE ECCE Conference & 2010 IEEE ECCE Conference, IEEE, 2008-Present
Tutor, Math Tutorial Center, Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee, 2008-Present
Book Dealer, Self Employed, 2008-2009
Private Tutor (Math, Physics and Chinese), Self Employed, 2006-Present
Private Translator (English-Chinese, Chinese-English), Self Employed, 2007

PUBLICATIONS / CONFERENCES / PROJECTS
Faete Filho, Yue Cao, Leon Tolbert, ―11-level Cascaded H-bridge Grid-tied Inverter Interface with Solar
Panels‖, Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), Palm Springs, CA, Feb. 2010
EPA P3 Hydrogen Fuel-cell Vehicle, National Engineering Design Competition, Univ. of Tenn., 2009-Present
IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE) (with full scholarship), San Jose, CA, Sept. 2009
―Multilevel DC-AC Converter Interface with Solar Panels‖, Undergraduate Summer Research Project with Prof.
Leon Tolbert, Office of Research and Department of Electrical Engineering, Univ. of Tenn., Summer 2008
NSF SAMSI Statistics and Applied Math Workshop (with full scholarship), Research Triangle, NC, October 2008

SKILLS
Language: Chinese-Mandarin (native), English (second)
Computer: C++, Matlab/Simulink, PCSPIM, VHDL, PSPICE, ADS, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point,
Access), HTML/Dreamweaver Webpage, Auto CAD, Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, Flash, JavaScript, Latex
Musical Instrument: Accordion, Certificate of Professional (grade 7/10), Chinese Musicians’ Association

AWARDS/HONORS
2009 (College Sophomore to Junior)
18th Place (out of 500 nation wide), Virginia Tech Regional Mathematical Competition
Grant Awardee, Chancellor’s Honors Research Grant, UT Chancellor’s Honors Program
Project Winner (3 engineering winners university wide), Univ. Undergraduate Research Competition
3rd Place (out of 20 college wide), Mr. Engineer Talent Show, College of Engineering
Scholarship Winner, Callie Wood Ross Scholarship, UT Tennessee Math Contest 4-year Scholarship
Scholarship Winner, Herbert G. and Lillian C. Duggan Scholarship, College of Engineering
Scholarship Winner, Carol and Malcolm Bayless Scholarship, Department of Electrical Engineering
Scholarship Winner, Lucille and Herbert Lee Scholarship, Department of Mathematics
Scholarship Winner, Cooper D. Schmitt Scholarship, Department of Mathematics
2008 (College Freshman to Sophomore)
Electrical Engineering Outstanding Sophomore of the Year (only one), Department of Electrical Engineering
Fellowship Winner (20 winners university wide), Undergrad. Summer Research Internships, Office of Research
1st Place (out of 5,000 university wide), Allen Medal All Freshmen Mathematics Competition
Scholarship Winner, Callie Wood Ross Scholarship, UT Tennessee Math Contest 4-year Scholarship
Scholarship Winner, Herbert G. and Lillian C. Duggan Scholarship, College of Engineering
Scholarship Winner, Carol and Malcolm Bayless Scholarship, Department of Electrical Engineering
Scholarship Winner, Lucille and Herbert Lee Scholarship, Department of Mathematics
2007 (High School Senior to College Freshman)
Finalist (250 finalists nation wide, out of 100,000), USA Mathematics Olympiad (USAMO)
1st Place Individual (out of 500 state wide), US National Chemistry Olympiad (USNCO)—East Tennessee Region
Tennessee Scholar, In Recognition of Dedication and Commitment
Nominee, The Eagle Award in Recognition of Overall Excellence
AP Scholar with Distinction, Collegeboard
Winner, The National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Award
Essay Winner (10 winners university wide), Life of the Mind All Freshmen Essay Program
Team Champion (out of 20 college wide), Honors Engineering Freshmen Vehicle Design Competition
Scholarship Winner, Regal Award in Recognition of Outstanding Academic Achievement
Scholarship Winner, Callie Wood Ross Scholarship, UT Tennessee Math Contest 4-year Scholarship
Scholarship Winner, Herbert G. and Lillian C. Duggan Scholarship, College of Engineering
Recipient, Outstanding Achievement in English, Math, Chemistry and Biology
Prior to 2007 (High School Junior and Before)
Finalist (250 finalists nation wide, out of 100,000), USA Mathematics Olympiad (USAMO), 2006
1st Place Individual (out of 1000 nation wide), USA Rocket City Math League, 2006
1st Place Individual (twice, out of 800 state wide), UT Pro2Serve® Tennessee Math Contest, 2005 and 2006
2nd Place Team (out of 50 state wide), Quiz Bowl, UT Pro2Serve® Tennessee Math Contest, 2005
Finalist, 2nd Prize, National English Proficiency Competition (NEPCS), China, 2004
Finalist, 3rd Prize, National Applied Physics Contest, China, 2004
Semi-Finalist, 1st Prize, National Information (computer) Olympiad, Liaoning, China, 2003

ORGANIZATIONS
Theta Tau Professional Engineering Fraternity, 2009-Present
UT Tennis Club, 2009-Present
UT Undergraduate Research Journal Editorial Board, 2009-Present
IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS), 2009-Present
IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), 2008-Present
Pi Mu Epsilon National Mathematical Honors Society, 2008-Present
UT Chancellor’s Honors Program, 2007-Present
UT Putnam Math Team, 2007-Present
UT Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA), 2007-Present
Canada/USA Mathcamp Alumni, Mathematics Foundation of America, 2006-Present

LEADERSHIP
Treasurer and Rush Chair, Theta Tau Professional Engineering Fraternity, 2009-Present
Leader (20 leaders university wide), Eastman® Undergraduate Leadership Program, 2009-2010
Vice President, UT Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA), 2007-2009
Vice President, Mu Alpha Theta Math Club, 2006-2007
Secretary of Finance, Class Student Council, 2004-2005
Secretary of Study, Class Student Council, 1995-2004

SERVICES / VOLUNTEERS
Reviewer and Editor, UT Undergraduate Research Journal, 20 hours, 2009-Present
Webmaster (twice), 2009 IEEE ECCE Conference & 2010 IEEE ECCE Conference, 300 hours, 2008-Present
Music Performer, Community Law Office Summer Program, 10 hours, Summer 2008
Active Member, Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA), 40 hours, 2006-Present
Math Tutor, West High School, 60 hours, 2005-2007
Online Consultant, Canada/USA Mathcamp Recruitment Program, 20 hours, 2006-2007
Participant, West High School Clean-up, 10 hours, 2005-2007

OTHER EXPERIENCES
Participant (twice with full scholarship), Canada/USA Mathcamp, Seattle WA and Portland ME, 2006 and 2007
Accordion Solo, Knoxville Chinese New Year Celebration, CSSA, 2006
Accordion Solo/Accompaniment (twice), Thanksgiving Talent Show, West High School, 2005 and 2006
Participant, National ―SK Cup‖ Intelligence Quiz Show, Academic Team, Beijing TV Station, China, 2005
Participant, Po Leung Kuk 5th Mathematics World Invitational Ensemble, Hong Kong, 2001

								
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