Qier "Cher" Xue

Cher Xue recently earned her Master’s degree in Environmental Management from Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment. She was graduated from University of Minnesota, Twin Cities with a B.S. in Environmental Sciences. Her background is in energy technologies, environmental science, sustainability strategy and system analysis.

Throughout her academic career, Cher focused on energy and sustainability issues. Her master’s project was to analyze the economic potential of offshore wind development in South Carolina by modeling a hypothetical wind farm. And she worked with Lenovo to conduct internal and external benchmarking analysis on sustainability performance, and to develop tools and methods to enhance Lenovo’s transparency and communication of the company’s sustainability efforts.

Cher currently works for Kohler Co. in Sheboygan, Wisconsin as a Product Sustainability Engineer. As a member of sustainability group within Kitchen and Bath New Product Development, she conducts life cycle assessment (LCA) analysis on Kohler manufacturing plants to determine environmental impacts which will aid in cost and improvement projects, and assists project teams to incorporate design for environment (DfE) concepts into design process.

(Update: February 2018)

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Qier “Cher” Xue is a recent graduate from Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment. She majored in Environmental Management, with a concentration in Energy. She also earned a certification in Sustainable System Analysis, worked as student consultant at Lenovo on corporate sustainability strategy and reporting. Her interests are renewable energy, supply chain management and sustainability. Cher graduated from University of Minnesota, Twin Cities with Distinction Cum Laude Honors in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management (B.S.) in 2015.

Qier "Cher" Xue
Honor Roll 20167

Email: qier.xue@duke.edu

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