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Ming Xu

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Professor

Education
  • 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
Office Location
3508 Dana Building, 440 Church Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1041
Research Interests

Dr. Xu develops and applies interdisciplinary system-based analytical tools to understand complex sustainability issues. This includes industrial ecology approaches (e.g., environmental input-output analysis, life cycle analysis, material flow analysis) and complex systems modeling methods (e.g., agent-based modeling, complex network analysis). Current focus of research includes "big data" mining and visualization, environmental implications of emerging bioenergy and clean vehicle technologies, and environmental impacts of international trade.