Graham Sustainability Institute

Ming Xu

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Associate Professor
  • Environment and Sustainability
  • Engineering
    • Civil & Environmental Eng.
  • Office of Research
    • Transportation Research Institute
  • Office of the Provost
    • Institute for Social Research

Ming Xu is an Associate Professor in the School for Environment and Sustainability and in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His research focuses on the broad fields of sustainable engineering and industrial ecology, with specific interests on trade and environment, environmental impacts of emerging technologies including autonomous vehicles, electric vehicles and biofuels, and big data and data science applications in urban sustainability. At the University of Michigan, he is a core faculty member in the Center for Sustainable Systems, co-directs the Graduate Certificate Program in Industrial Ecology, and currently serves on the Advisory Committee of the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute and the Executive Committee of the China Data Center. He teaches Environmental Footprinting and Input-Output Analysis (NRE 573) at the graduate level and Global Enterprises and Sustainable Development (ENVIRON 367) at the undergraduate level. He was an elected Councilor of the International Society for Industrial Ecology (2013-2015) and has been Editor-in-Chief of the journal Resources, Conservation & Recycling (2016 Impact Factor: 3.313) since 2015.




The affiliations listed below show engagement with the Graham Sustainability Institute.

  • Education Programs
    • Dow Programs
      • Doctoral Advisor
      • Postdoctoral Advisor
    • Reviewer
  • Emerging Opportunities
    • MCubed Blocks
      • Team Member
    • Integrated Assessments
      • Detroit Sustainability Indicators IA
      • Livable Communities IA
        • Team Member
  • Water Center
    • Event Participant
      • WC Lunches