Executive Committee Members (2018-2020)

 

President:


Charlie Huang, Ph.D., Overseeing all activities and events in the organization.

Title: Staff Scientist, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Sacramento, CA.
Research Interest: ecological risk assessment; aquatic toxicology.
Email: charlie.huang@wildlife.ca.gov 



 

Vice President:


Jiafu Mao, Ph.D., In charge of organizing events and communication.

Title: R&D Staff Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, TN.
Research interest: land-climate feedbacks; terrestrial systems modeling.
Email: maoj@ornl.gov
https://www.ornl.gov/staff-profile/jiafu-mao


 

 

Secretary


Jing Yuan, Ph.D., In charge of taking meeting minutes and managing SINO-ECO WeChat.
Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate, School of Computing and Information Science, University of Maine, Orono, ME.
Research Interest:landscape ecology, wetland ecology, sustainability science, geospatial analysis, remote sensing.;
Email: jingyuan77@gmail.com


Treasurer


Lifei Wang, Ph.D., In charge of finance and assisting association activities and events.
Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Gulf of Maine Research Institute, Portland, Maine
Research Interest:  species distribution modeling; time series modeling; aquatic and fisheries ecology; aquatic invasive species ecology; aquatic heavy metal pollution.
Email: lifei.wang@utoronto.ca
Address: 350 Commercial Street, Portland, ME 04101


 

Scholarship and Award Officer:


Lin Jiang, Ph.D. In charge of scholarships and awards. 
Title: Associate Professor, School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology
Research Interest: Community ecology:Phylogenetic Community Ecology; The relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem functioning (BEF) Community assembly
Email: lin.jiang@biology.gatech.edu
Cherry Emerson A112, Georgia Institute of Technology, North Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30332
http://www.biology.gatech.edu/people/lin-jiang



China Liaison and Newsletter Editor:


Xubin Pan, Ph.D., Assisting Sino-Eco in connecting China and managing sino-eco@googlegroups.com.
Title: Senior Engineer, Chinese Academy of Inspection and Quarantine, Beijing, China.
Research interest: pest risk analysis, species-area theory and unmanned aerial vehicle.
Email: xubin.hu.pan@gmail.com


Newsletter Editor:

Chao Song, Ph.D. In charge of newsletter, and assisting annual gathering.

Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Michigan State University, MI.
Research Interest: scaling issues in ecology, ecosystem ecology, global biogeochemical cycles
Email: chaosong@msu.edu
Chao Song


Adviser and Past Sino-Eco President:

Bin Zhu, Ph.D.
Title: Associate Professor, Department of Biology, University of Hartford, CT.
Research Interest: invasive species, water quality, and aquatic plant ecology.
Email: zhu@hartford.edu
http://www.hartford.edu/a_and_s/departments/biology/faculty/zhu.aspx