Director for MyH2O
Graduate Student at MIT | Director for MyH2O – Water Quality Mapping in China
Charlene Ren received her B.A. in Physics from Vassar College and is a current graduate student in Environmental Engineering at MIT, with a research focus on the feasibility of membrane treatment for India’s paper mill wastewater. She has been regularly visiting India for field work purposes.
She is a proud vegetarian and environmentalist. She joined China Youth Climate Action Network (CYCAN) in 2011, and has been an organizer for several of the annual International Youth Summit on Energy and Climate Change (IYSECC). In 2014, with the help of the international department of CYCAN and a class from MIT D-lab, she initiated MyH2O – a water quality mapping network in China.
She actively supports feminism, and is a strong advocate for mental health related issues on college campuses.
Team member MyH2O
Graduate Student at UPenn|Team member MyH2O – Water Quality Mapping in China
Zihan Jiang received her Bachelor’s degrees in Management and Economics from Renmin Univ. of China and is currently a graduate student in City & Regional Planning at UPenn, with a concentration in land use & environmental planning. She went to Galicia, Spain and Jing-Jin-Ji, China for field trips as well as planning researches.
Kiko loves outdoor exercises, sings well, and is very concerned about sustainable cities. She joined MyH2O in 2016, helped manage MyH2O’s GIS platform.
Data Management Team
I am a senior student from the College of the Holy Cross, majoring in Environmental Studies. My research interests focus on river restoration, specifically dam removal projects. I am interested in water safety and river ecology, and have experienced in projects and research in related topics. I am currently working as the data staff in the team of MyH2O, expertising in data analysis and map production.
Senior student from Shantou University | Coordinator for Aquametry Department
Majoring in accounting, Jennie Yuan is an undergraduate student in Shantou University. Since she comes from Guangdong Province, a place filled with water, she is easily to be attracted by anything related to water.
Consequently, she found MyH2O-Water Quality Mapping in China. With the interest in the non-profit organization programs, she seizes an opportunity to join MyH2O, becoming a coordinator for aquametry department. She enjoys calculating the numbers and preparing financial reports, which brings her the sense of achievements. Her daily job in MyH2O is to connect with the field-testing teams from all over China and she hopes to raise citizens’ concerns toward the water quality with other members from MyH2O.