27 Sep New Manager of Engineering at WorldWater & Solar Technologies
WorldWater & Solar Technologies, the longest continuing solar technology company in the world, proudly welcomes Yung Wong to their Princeton-based team as the new Manager of Engineering. Wong is one of several new staff additions that WorldWater has made in the past several months during a period of rapid company expansion. In his new role, Wong is responsible for the detailed design, project costing, and financial modeling of new commercial and utility size solar power plants. In addition, Wong is responsible for designing off-grid solar water pumping systems for agriculture.
Wong brings 5 years experience developing solar powered water pumping and purification systems while helping to solve energy and water challenges in Haiti. He currently holds a patent pending on a man-portable, solar driven water purification system designed, with support from EPA, for disaster relief, military and outdoor backpacking field use.
Wong us currently developing engineering programs for solar parks and solar powered water pumping systems for irrigation installations in the U.S., the Philippines and Morocco, among other countries.
Wong received his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, FL. with a specialization in Clean Energy Systems.
WorldWater’s COO Dr. Christopher Sherring says of Wong, “We are delighted to have Yung join our team with his unique experience at this pivotal time in our business.”
About WorldWater & Solar Technologies
Since 1984, WorldWater has provided viable solutions for solar electric power and water crisis globally, including patented solar-powered systems that can provide electric power as well as pump hundreds of thousands of gallons per day from lakes, rivers and deep wells for irrigation and municipal water supply. The company also produces and installs stand-alone, portable water filtration units that desalinate seawater and up to 30,000 gallons of polluted fresh water into clean, purified water per day for drinking, cooking and hygiene.