Resume

Education

09/14 – 06/16      MS in Technology & Policy @ MIT – Cambridge, MA

08/10 – 05/14      BS in Civil Engineering @ Loyola Marymount University – Los Angeles, CA

08/06 – 06/10      High School @ Mountain View High School – Meridian, ID

Experience

08/16 – present  Corporate Strategy Associate @ Flex – San Jose, CA

06/15 – 05/16      Graduate RA & TA @ MIT Sloan Sustainability Initiative – Cambridge, MA

06/15 – 02/16       Intern @ Clean Energy Venture Group – Cambridge, MA

11/15 – 01/16       Fellow at Aligned Intermediary – Remote

10/10 – 05/14       Undergraduate Research Assistant @ Loyola Marymount – Los Angeles, CA

05/13 – 08/13       Sustainable Operations & Compliance Intern @ U.S. EPA – Denver, CO

06/12 – 08/12       NSF Engineering Research Intern @ Clarkson University – Potsdam, NY

Research

06/15 – 05/16      Sustainability-Oriented Innovation, early-stage and capital-intensive clean technology financing and development

01/13 – 05/14      Modeling, predicting, and mapping the risk of pre-harvest aflatoxin contamination in U.S. corn and peanuts due to climate change (Matlab)

06/12 – 08/12      Predicting the removal of organic contaminants by nanofiltration during water reuse applications (Matlab & Lab)

10/11 – 04/12      Energy storage in multi-functional nanoparticle dispersions (Lab)

10/11 – 12/11      Modeling crocodilian populations using delay differential equations (Matlab)

Publications

Nolet, S., Jay, J., Gonzalez, S. Unlocking Capital for Sustainability-Oriented Ventures: 7 Key Lessons for Entrepreneurs. Sloan Sustainability Initiative. 2016.

Gonzalez S. On Creating Cleantech Confluences. MIT Libraries. May 2016.

Jay, J., Gonzalez, S., Gerard, M., Swibel, M. Sustainability-Oriented Innovation Series. Sloan Management Review. November 2015 – January 2016.

Gonzalez, S. Plutarch’s Alexander: an Endorsement of Platonism and Living as a Philosopher. Academic Leadership Journal. May 2013.

Gonzalez, S. ProNatureFitness: Unlocking Radiant Health Through Smart Exercise. Amazon and Smashwords. January 2013.

Skills & Other Training

Language:            English (fluent), Spanish (fluent)

Other:

  • Storylining, slide writing, presentations (Powerpoint)
  • Financial modeling, DCF, comparable, and M&A modeling (Excel)
  • Research gathering and synthesis from multiple sources (Due Diligence)

Certifications:    MIT Sloan Sustainability Certificate

Honors & Achievements

o      LMU Summa Cum Laude (Class of 2014 size ~1500)

o      LMU Jerome K. Doolan Endowed Engineering Award (1 award for LMU class of 2014)

o      Tau Beta Pi (Engineering Honors Society)

o      12’-14’ EPA GRO Fellowship (1 of 40 nationwide)

o      LMU Presidential Citation (1 of 19 for LMU class of 2014)

o      Alpha Sigma Nu (Jesuit Honors Society)

o      12’-14’ NOAA Hollings Fellowship (1 of 115 nationwide)

o      Ronald E. McNair & LMU Honors Program Scholar

o      LA County Sanitation Districts Undergraduate Environmental Engineering Fellowship