Ming Lei

Ming Lei


Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability

Visiting PhD student

Ming is an aspiring land system change and sustainability science scholar. Now he is a Ph.D. student in land resource and management, College of Land Science and Technology, China Agricultural University.

In the past, he worked on land use change and multi-functional evaluation of arable land with the support of the Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and the National Social Science Fund of China (NSSFC). During his time as a visiting Ph.D. student, he will attempt to apply the framework of metacoupling to the agroecosystems in the North Plain of China. This goal is to answer several key questions: a. how do human factors influence the sustainability of wheat production and agroecosystems through an internal joint framework over time? b. What is the relationship between domestic wheat trade and the South-to-North Water Transfer Project under the framework of pericoupling? How does the relationship affect the sustainability of agroecosystems in the North Plain of China? c. Can wheat imports to China reduce the use of water resources in the agroecosystems of in the North Plain of China? How do flows of telecoupling interact with each other? What are spillover effects?


2016.9-: PhD student (Land Resource and Management), China Agricultural University, Beijing
Major: The sustainable use of agroecosystems, Land science research methodology, Land Resource Economics, Regional Economics, Landscape Ecology

2014.09-2016.6: M.Sc. (Agric.), China Agricultural University, Beijing
Major: Fundamental of Soil Science and Soil Geography, Land Use Analysis and Application, Numerical Analysis, Geometrics and Application, Land Management Issues

2010.9-2014.6: B.Sc. (Economics), Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan of Hebei province
Major: Calculus, Linear Algebra and Programming, Probability and Statistics, Mathematical Modeling, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Industrial Economics, Statistics principle, Data structure, C/C++ Programming, Land resources science, Land use planning practice