Arizona State University
Dean’s Distinguished Professor of Landscape Ecology and Sustainability Science, School of Life Sciences & School of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA. B.S. (1982) in biology from Inner Mongolia University and M.S. (1987) and Ph.D. (1991) in ecology from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, USA. NSF postdoctoral fellow at Cornell University and Princeton University (1991-1993). Research areas: landscape ecology, urban ecology, and sustainability science. Authored 14 books and about 300 journal articles and book chapters. Professional services: Editor-in-Chief of Landscape Ecology since 2005; Chair of Asian Ecology Sectionof Ecological Society of America (1999-2000); Program Chair of the US Association for Landscape Ecology (US-IALE) in 2001; Councilor-at-Large of US-IALE (2001-2003); Founding Directorof Sino-US Center of Conservation, Energy and Sustainability Science (SUCCESS), Inner Mongolia University (2007-2012) and Center for Human-Environment System Sustainability (CHESS), Beijing Normal University (2012-). Major awards and honors include: American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Award for International Scientific Cooperation(2006); Elected AAAS Fellow(2007); Leopold Leadership Fellow(2009); Distinguished Landscape Ecologist Awardfrom United States Association for Landscape Ecology (2010); Served with Distinction as Editor-in-Chief of Landscape Ecologyfrom the United States Association for Landscape Ecology (2010); Outstanding Scientific Achievements Awardfrom International Association for Landscape Ecology (2011); Distinguished Service Awardfrom the United States Association for Landscape Ecology (2012); Outstanding International Scientific and Technological Cooperation Award, The Government of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region (2012).