Ming Xu

University of Michigan
Profile photo Ming Xu

Professor at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; ISIE Laudise Medal recipient; Former ISIE Councilor and Student Chapter Chair; Founding Member and former President of Chinese Society for Industrial Ecology




General Information

Member ID 0190
First Name Ming
Last Name Xu
Member Since Nov 08, 2008


Ming Xu is a Professor and Director of China Programs in School for Environment and Sustainability and a Professor in Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He earned his BS and MS from Tsinghua University, China, and PhD from Arizona State University, all in environmental engineering. His research focuses on environmental footprint analysis and environmental impacts of emerging systems. At the University of Michigan, he co-directs the Graduate Certificate Program in Industrial Ecology. He was awarded the Robert A. Laudise Medal from International Society for Industrial Ecology. He received the US National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award in 2016. Currently he serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Resources, Conservation & Recycling. He was elected to Chair the 2024 Gordon Research Conference on Industrial Ecology.

Research Interests

Sustainable consumption, life cycle assessment, input-output analysis, data science, network science


Contact Information

Organization University of Michigan
Email Only visible to members
City Ann Arbor
Country United States

Website contributions from this member

Oct 10, 2017 Postdoctoral Research Fellow and PhD student positions in Sustainable Systems Engineering
Nov 03, 2017 2018 International Conference on Resource Sustainability, June 27-29, Beijing
Jan 07, 2019 CSIE announces annual awards
Feb 24, 2019 Save the date: October 1-2, 2019: US-China Forum on Environment and Sustainability at the University of Michigan
Apr 08, 2019 Travel grants available for US-based early career researchers to attend icRS Cities 2019
Apr 07, 2019 Registration opens: US-China Environment and Sustainability Forum at the University of Michigan (UCESF@UM)

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