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Complete CV of J. Wu

Dean’s Distinguished Professor of Landscape Ecology and Sustainability Science

School of Life Sciences & School of Sustainability

Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability

Arizona State University

P.O. Box 874501, Tempe, AZ 85287

and

Editor-in-Chief of Landscape Ecology

Founding Director, BNU Center for Human-Environment System Sustainability (CHESS)
Founding Director, Sino-US Center for Conservation, Energy and Sustainability Science (SUCCESS)

    Short Biography

Dean’s Distinguished Professor of Landscape Ecology and Sustainability Science, School of Life Sciences & Global Institute 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.  National Science Foundation (NSF) postdoctoral fellow at Cornell University (1991-1992) and Princeton University (1992-1993).  Current research areas: landscape ecology, biodiversity and ecosystem functioning, urban ecology, and sustainability science.  Authored/edited 13 books and about 280 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters (http://LEML.asu.edu/Jingle/).  Co-PI and Leadership Team member for the Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research project (CAP-LTER) since its inception in 1997, and a founding faculty member of Global Institute of Sustainability (2004) and School of Sustainability (2007) at Arizona State University.

Editor-in-Chief of Landscape Ecology since 2005, and Editorial Board member for Ecological Economics, Frontiers in Energy, Landscape and Ecological Engineering, Acta Ecologica Sinica, Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology, and Biodiversity Science.  Other professional services: Chair of Asian Ecology Section of 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 Director of the Sino-US Center of Conservation, Energy and Sustainability Science (SUCCESS; 2007-2012).  Major awards and honors: 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 Award from United States Association for Landscape Ecology (2010); Served with Distinction as Editor-in-Chief of Landscape Ecology from the United States Association for Landscape Ecology (2010); Outstanding Scientific Achievements Award from International Association for Landscape Ecology (2011); Distinguished Service Award from the United States Association for Landscape Ecology (2012); Outstanding International Scientific and Technological Cooperation Award, The Government of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region (2012).

EDUCATION
  • Postdoctoral: 8/92 - 8/93 - Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey
  • Postdoctoral: 8/91 - 8/92 - Theory Center, and Section of Ecology & Systematics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
  • Ph. D., Botany / Ecology:  Aug. 1991- Department of Botany, Miami University ,Oxford, Ohio
  • M. S., Botany / Ecology:  Aug. 1987- Department of Botany, Miami University ,Oxford, Ohio
  • B. S., Biology / Ecology:  Jan. 1982- Department of Biology,  Inner Mongolia University, Hohhot, China

    PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

    2008 –                               Dean’s Distinguished Professor of Landscape Ecology and Sustainability Science, School of Life Sciences and School of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287

    2010 –                               Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287

    2005 –                               Professor, School of Life Sciences and School of Sustainability, Global Institute of Sustainability, ASU, Tempe, AZ 85287

    2001 – 2005:                     Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287

1999 – 2001:                     Associate Professor, Department of Life Sciences, ASU-West, Phoenix, AZ 85069

    1995 – 1999:                     Assistant Professor, Department of Life Sciences, ASU-West, Phoenix, AZ 85069

    10/1993 – 8/1995:             Research Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences Center, Desert Research Institute, University of Nevada System, Reno, NV 89506

    9/1993 – 2/1994:               Senior Research Associate (joint appointment), Department of Forestry, Fisheries and Wildlife, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

    8/1992 – 9/1993:               Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton

    9/1991 – 8/1993:               NSF Postdoctoral Research Associate, Section of Ecology and Systematics, Cornell University, Ithaca

    8/1987 – 8/1991:               Teaching Fellow, Botany Department, Miami University, Oxford

    1989, 1990:                       Summer Lecture Instructor, Botany Department, Miami University

    8/1986 – 8/1987:               Teaching Assistant, Botany Department, Miami University, Oxford

    9/1985 – 8/1986:               Visiting Scientist, Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, University of California, Davis, CA 95616

    3/1982 – 9/1985:               Researcher/Lecturer, Department of Biology, Inner Mongolia University, Hohhot, China




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