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Justin E. | Elance
Last Sign-in: Nov 19, 2015

Justin E.

Renewable Energy Systems and Engineering
   United States
  |   New York, NY


Minimum Hourly Rate $25

As a graduate student in engineering, with a passion for science and with excellent communication skills, I can provide a wide range of services. From renewable energy systems, to science blog writing, to Matlab programming, I enjoy dynamic projects and approach all of my undertakings with enthusiasm and curiosity.

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Skills (10)

Mechanical Engineering
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Technical Writing
Mac OSX Administration
Microsoft Word
Report Writing
Resume Writing
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft PowerPoint

Service Description

While my studies and profession are focused on energy, I have a wide range of skills and interests and I am an enthusiastic and fast learner; I'm sure there is a way in which I can contribute to your endeavors.

The freelance model of business is particularly suited to writing and editing tasks and am eager to discuss your communication projects. Whether it's a science, climate change or renewable energy blog, a presentation or technical report, I would love the opportunity to discuss your project's style and content. I'd be happy to seek out dangling modifiers, check units on calculations, or take on the composition myself! While employed with Biomet, I was consistently tasked with and commended for important technical report writing and documentation. At your request I'd be happy to send you some recent examples of technical writing from my graduate studies. You can find examples of my more leisurely writing style at

There is an extensive range of practical and technical tasks of which I'm capable. Whether it's Matlab or Microsoft Excel, I enjoy working with datasets, seeking out trends and providing meaningful analysis. I am positive that no matter what your dataset is, I am capable of working with it and providing you with insightful conclusions. Through several engineering courses, particularly numerical methods for partial differential equations, I've gained substantial knowledge of Matlab. A course entitled "energy sources...

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Columbia University
Doctoral Candidate in Mechanical Engineering
2012 - Present
Columbia University
Masters in Mechanical Engineering (Energy Systems)
2010 - 2012
Case Western Reserve University
Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering
2003 - 2008
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renewable energy
science and technical writing
data analysis
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Member Since
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Justin E.