Xin Sun
Beijing, China
Member ID 4126
Member since Nov 30, 2023
Status Active


Xin Sun is a Schmidt AI Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Cornell University. He holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from School of Vehicle and Mobility at Tsinghua University (2023), complemented by dual B.S. degrees in Vehicle Engineering and Business Administration from Tsinghua University (2018).


He has published 28 peer-reviewed papers in prestigious journals including Joule, Nature Communications, One Earth, Environmental Science & Technology, among others. His papers have been cited 1,008 times with an h-index of 16 and over 14,000 reads on ResearchGate, and utilized by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, U.S. Congressional Research Service, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, European Parliament, British Geological Survey, Australian Department of Industry, among others. He has been awarded the Excellent Doctoral Thesis of Tsinghua University, Qian Yi Environment Grand Prize, and Global Change Future Scholar, among others. He has been invited by 8 journals to review 54 papers and received the Excellence in Review Award of Resources, Conservation and Recycling.

Research Interests

material flow analysis, supply risk assessment, and dynamic demand projection of critical materials; and life cycle sustainability assessment of energy technologies
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22 Jan 2024 PhD position Critical material sustainability and energy transition