About me

Hi, I'm Chris

MSc Energy Systems and Data Analytics (link)

Professional experience

Energy AnalystEnergy Profiles LimitedToronto, CanadaJune 2019 - July 2021
  • Developed predictive models for building energy consumption to detect anomalies and generate utility budgets
  • Forecasted building energy consumption under various COVID-19 response scenarios to advise optimal energy tariffs for clients
  • Conducted energy audits which resulted in cost savings of 20%+ and LEED certification for clients
Process Engineering Associate (Internship)Celestica Inc.Toronto, CanadaMay 2017 - August 2018
  • Co-lead lean six-sigma project, which reduced wrong part placement defects by 40%
  • Acted as engineering coordinator during site move and recovered a 1 month delay in project schedule
  • Developed a first-principles methodology to transfer thermal profiles between reflow ovens, which reduced experimental iterations in half
Research AssistantMcMaster UniversityHamilton, CanadaMay 2016 - April 2017
  • Developed a numerical model in MATLAB to compare two thermoelectric properties measurement techniques and predict the performance of the material
  • Optimized thermoelectric module configuration, which increased the system efficiency by 13%
  • Collaborated with faculty members and stake holders on a $200K waste heat recovery research project for Pizza Pizza Ltd.


MSc. Energy Systems and Data AnalyticsUniversity College LondonLondon, UKSeptember 2021 - September 2022 (expected)
Dissertation: Reinforcement learning for residential demand response
  • Energy Systems
  • Statistics for Energy Data Analysis
  • Energy Data Analysis
  • Energy Data Analysis in the Built Environment
  • Energy and Transport Analytics
  • Spatial Analysis of Energy Data
  • Advanced Energy-Environment-Economy Modelling
  • Econometrics of Energy Markets
  • Social Value and New Energy Business Models

  • Data-driven thermal model for smart thermostats (portfolio)
  • Predicting peaking demand in Ontario demand response program (portfolio)
  • Industrial waste heat recovery potential in Ontario (geospatial map) (portfolio)
  • Estimating solar PV potential in Indonesia using geospatial analysis
  • UK green industrial revolution: assessing uncertainties with offshore wind and low carbon hydrogen
  • Investigating the value of energy efficiency policies in deferring capital intensive infrastructure projects using LEAP-OSeMOSYS
B. Eng. Soc. Mechanical Engineering (Business Minor)McMaster UniversityHamilton, Canada2019
Dissertation: A comparison of thermoelectric characterization methods using numerical modeling
Senior capstone: Miniature analogue of a borehole thermal energy storage system


Brazilian jiu-jitsu learning Japanese Mindfulness meditation Running Bass guitar + drums Tennis + squash