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Renewable NRG Systems, a designer and manufacturer of resource assessment and wind turbine optimization equipment, has hired four new employees in its engineering, information technology (IT) and sales departments.

Junda Zhu has joined the team as systems engineer for Renewable NRG Systems' turbine optimization product line. Zhu recently earned his doctorate in industrial engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago. During his studies, he worked closely on projects, such as lubrication oil health condition monitoring, vibration analysis-based fault detection, and prognostics and health management for wind turbines and rotating machinery.

Chris Wasser has accepted the position of IT manager. Wasser joins the company from NTT Data, where he was an enterprise SharePoint architect. Wasser has over 17 years of experience in providing technical leadership for businesses ranging from Fortune 100 companies to Web design agencies.

Cody Spiegel, a Renewable NRG Systems intern since 2011, has been hired as a full-time associate mechanical engineer for the turbine optimization product line. Spiegel earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Vermont.

Robert Cole has joined the company as a sales associate. A recent graduate of Middlebury College, Cole served as the outreach and volunteering recruitment intern for Burlington-based Local Motion, where he was responsible for increasing participation in the Bike Recycle VT program. He also attended the Danish Institute for Study Abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark, a program that explores issues including sustainability and energy policy.




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