About Me • Grew up in Troy Michigan with my Mom, Dad and two sisters. • Currently live in East Lansing Michigan and am a student at Michigan State University. • I enjoy spending time family, friends, reading and sports. Photo Taken at family cottage in Lewiston Michigan. Summer 2010
The Krzystowczyk Family • Mom is a Respiratory Therapist at Providence Hospital. • Dad is the Vice President of Foreign Exchange for Comerica Bank. • Older sister is 23 and is currently enrolled in Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. • Younger sister is 19 and is currently enrolled in Michigan State University’s Nursing Program. Photo of my dog Reilly and I at my house in Troy.
MSU Study Abroad • Summer 2010 participated in MSU’s Sustainable Food, Environment and Social Systems Study Abroad in Australia. • Interest area was Sustainable Building Design and Alternative Energy. • Produced Research Paper, entitled “Implementation of Sustainable Energy Systems”. Photo taken at the On The Wallaby Backpackers Lodge. Australia Study Abroad 2010.
My Major TSM Focus Areas: Automation and Controls Data Acquisition and Management Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Global Position Systems (GPS) Information Technology Remote Sensing • Currently pursuing my Bachelor’s Degree in Technology Systems Management at MSU. • I chose this degree because I am interested in applying science and technology to solve problems.
TSM Career Options • Career Options • Food production/processing • Environmental monitoring • Homeland Security • Increased demand for alternative energy systems and higher efficiency machinery and buildings. • The skills acquired with a TSM degree can be used to gain employment in a number of growing energy sectors.
My Interest Areas Alternative Energy • “Green Energy” Production • Examples include photovoltaic plants, wind-farms, solar thermal plants, and tidal generation facilities. • Electrical Transmission/Smart Grid • Addition of thousands of miles of transmission lines across the country over the next 25 years. • Current transmission lines are inefficient and do not reach areas developed by alternative energy producers.
My Interest Areas (continued) Sustainable Building/Design • Increased demand for higher efficiency buildings • Commercial and Residential • Energy-saving retro-fits and energy audits to existing buildings. • LEED Certification • United States Green Building Council • Energy Efficiency Consultant
Future Plans • Future Plans • Summer Internship • Graduate • Travel • LEED Certification Classes • Pursue Career in my area of interest
Contact Info John Krzystowczyk • Michigan State University • Technology Systems Management (TSM) • email@example.com Please feel free to email me with any questions or concerns. Thanks!