Ming Xu, Ph.D.
Ph.D., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, 2009
M.S., Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, 2006
B.S., Environmental Engineering, Tsinghua University, 2003
Ming Xu is an Assistant Professor in School of Natural Resources and Environment and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His research focuses on the broad field of sustainable engineering and industrial ecology, with specific interests on trade and environment, environmental impacts of emerging technologies including electric vehicles and biofuels, and big data and data science applications in sustainability. At the University of Michigan, he is a core faculty member in the Center for Sustainable Systems, co-directs the Graduate Certificate Program in Industrial Ecology, and currently serves on the Advisory Committee of the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute and the Executive Committee of the China Data Center. He teaches Environmental Footprinting and Input-Output Analysis (NRE 573) at the graduate level and Global Enterprises and Sustainable Development (ENVIRON 367) at the undergraduate level. He is an elected Councilor of the International Society for Industrial Ecology and the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Resources, Conservation & Recycling (2014 Impact Factor: 2.564).
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