2022 Engineering Leader Under 40: Chengyu Wang, 32

Chengyu (Kevin) Wang, Engineer, Yokogawa, Sugar Land, TX

By CFE Media September 6, 2022
Chengyu (Kevin) Wang, Engineer, Yokogawa, Sugar Land, TX

Chengyu (Kevin) Wang, 32
Sugar Land, TX, United States
BS Electrical Engineering, Donghua University
MS Electrical Engineering, George Washington University

Why Kevin is an Engineering Leader

Chengyu (Kevin) Wang is a digital transformation engineer. He has been instrumental in guiding Yokogawa’s clients to help them achieve sustainability, digital transformation and improved safety. His work has been a central part of Yokogawa’s mission to make a difference for a better society and set the company on the path to a future where humanity and planet Earth can live together in symbiotic harmony. He has worked on some of the biggest projects in the industry and successfully added value. Kevin is also contributing to the Exxon Mobile Open Process Automation field trial leading into the next generation of automation.

Achievements, Advancement & Career-related Industry Contributions

Projects: CP CHEM USGC POLY Sweeny; UOP Honeywell PSA; Shell Vito Subsea; Eastman St. Gabriel; CPLNG Calcasieu; Shell Whale Chemical Injection; Shell Mars Upgrade; Shell APX Upgrade; Shell Olympus Subsea; Exxon Mobil OPA field trial

Certificate: Certified Automation Professional, ISA

Advancements: 8 Years’ member of Yokogawa Engineering Technical Support Center

Sophisticated with most of Yokogawa DCS & Application software, such as AD Suite (Centum VP), ExaOPC, ExaQuantum, PRM, UGS, CI server, Engineering Tools, etc.

Familiar with network and switch configuration, firewall setup, domain controller active directory, virtualization platform build-up, Yokogawa VM template definition

Non-work-related Activities & Hobbies

Kevin enjoys the very fast and exciting pace of playing basketball and considers it a game of teamwork with numerous possibilities.

Interesting Details

An easy-going guy, Kevin is a good listener and follows up quickly to satisfy customer’s requirements. He’s a fast learner, willing to take responsibility and cope with difficulties, always having the passion to learn new technology.

Why Kevin chose this career

Kevin was positively influenced by his parents as they are both former engineers. “Being an engineer requires a lots of skills like leadership, innovation, communication, programming, mechanical knowledge, flexibility and so on, so lots of varieties to work on and I never get bored,” said Kevin.

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