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The Jimmy H. C. Lin Entrepreneur Internship Award

Jimmy Lin
Dr. Jimmy H. C. Lin

The Jimmy H. C. Lin Entrepreneur Internship Award will help students in the A. James Clark School of Engineering develop valuable professional experience by providing an award to support student internships with start-up companies in the University of Maryland-China Research Park.

Each of the award recipients will be identified by a committee that will include staff from the Clark School of Engineering and the University of Maryland-China Research Park.

An award ceremony will be held each year for the recipients of these awards.

Jimmy H.C. Lin Entrepreneur Internship Award Recipients

  • Joan Zhang, Bioengineering
    Joan ZhangWorking for Glodon USA, UMD China Research Park
    Joan is a sophomore bioengineering major pursuing a minor in computer science. She hopes to graduate in 2015. Since coming to the University of Maryland, She has worked in many different departments. She was a community assistant for Resident Life and a student advisor for the Clark School of Engineering. She has worked in two campus labs; the Plant Sciences Department and the Cell Biophysics Lab. She recently worked with a team to complete a mobile application for community service, placing first in the competition and earning mention in the Diamondback. When she is not in class, she spends her time tutoring, reading about personal finance, learning how to dance, and performing at the arts center on campus. For her Jimmy Lin internship, she will be working for Glodon USA in the summer of 2013.
  • Wenqi Han, Bioengineering
    Wenqi HanWorking for Signalway Antibody, UMD China Research Park
    Wenqi is a bioengineering major, pursuing a minor in project management. She will graduate in May 2015. She has two jobs at the University: one is at the Recreation Center and the other is at the Language Partner Program, where she practices speaking Chinese with other students. She is also a member of the Society of Bioengineers, where she has helped with Maryland Day projects and open houses. Next semester she will be working in a lab, determining DNA melting points. She is proud that her ENES 100 hovercraft team won first place, completing the entire task in only 32 seconds! She is also very excited that the Jimmy Lin internship will allow her to work for Signalway Antibody this summer.
  • Boheng Ma, Chemical Engineering
    Boheng MaWorking for Glodon USA, UMD China Research Park
    Boheng is a chemical engineering major and will graduate in 2014. In the summer of 2012, he worked for Glodon USA. During his internship he conducted construction market research. He explored construction software products currently available in the US to allow Glodon to customize its software offerings to target the US construction market. He has also been involved in a demolition waste recycling project with the Office of Sustainability. He was the teaching assistant for Terrapin Takeoff in China, which is a study abroad program that explores the engineering challenges that China faces and the solutions developed through innovation and technology. He is a member of the Gemstone Team PRESSURE, a research group that is seeking to efficiently harness wind energy through the use of piezoelectric materials. He hopes to have a career in renewable energy and sustainable development.
  • Liang Qiao, Civil Engineering
    Liang QiaoParasat USA, UMD China Research Park
    Liang is a graduate student in civil and environmental engineering and graduated with his Masters degree in May 2013 in project management. His research focus has been on BIM Applications in construction engineering, project risk management, and cost estimating in building construction. He is also very interested in the United States market entry level for Chinese companies. It was an honor for him to receive the Jimmy Lin Internship for the summer of 2012. He worked for Parasat USA, where he researched and obtained information on renewable energy technology companies for Kazakhstan. He contacted more than 20 companies and several started to build a relationship with the UMD China Research Park. Before working for Parasat he was with the Maryland International Incubator program.

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