A native of Shanxi in Northern China, Dr. Chen received his undergraduate education in grassland ecology (Inner Mongolia University), MS in forest ecology (Chinese Academy of Sciences), and PhD in ecosystem Analysis (University of Washington). His postdoc training was in the stream ecology and ecosystem management. He was a Bullard Fellow at Harvard University (1999-2000). He was on the faculty at Michigan Tech University (1993-2001) and University of Toledo (2001-2014).
Sustainability, Albedo, Energy Fluxes, Carbon Fluxes