Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability
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Xu received his PhD in December, 2019, advised by Jianguo "Jack" Liu. He was a research intern at the University of Michigan’s School for Environment and Sustainability and has returned to MSU as a research association in CSIS
University of Michigan, Post-doctoral associate, School of Environment and Sustainability, 2019-2020
Michigan State University, PhD, Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife. 2019.
China Agricultural University, Beijing, China. Bachelor of Engineering, College of Water Resources & Civil Engineering Sept. 2010 - Jun. 2014
Major: Irrigation and Drainage Engineering
Cangnan Middle School, Zhejiang Province, China Sept. 2007 - Jun. 2010
His broad research interest is sustainability science. Xu's PhD study focused on integrating techniques from multiple disciplines (e.g., environmental economics, and system modeling) to study complex effects of telecoupling processes (e.g., food trade, virtual resource transfer, environmental footprint) on the coupled human and natural systems cross multi-scale.