I am a Senior Research Associate at the School of Environmental Science, University of East Anglia. I am also an affiliate member of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research.

I completed a Ph.D. in Climate Change in the University of East Anglia (2018), an M.S. in Social Development and Public Policy from Fudan University (2014), and a B.Sc. in Statistics from Tianjin University of Finance and Economics (2012). I have also conducted research at the University of Pannonia in Hungary as a visitor.

My research focuses on emission accounts, climate change economics, sustainable policy, and development. I won the "Green Talents Award" in 2018 and "Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad" in 2016.

I have published over 30 papers in peer-reviewed journals, such as Science Advances, Nature Geoscience, and Nature Communications. Six of them were listed in the ESI hot and highly cited papers. One of my paper has been awarded as the "2017 Best Early Career Article" by Environmental Research Letters, and another one as the "2016 Highly Cited Original Paper by Applied Energy".

Honor and Prizes

  1. Green Talents Award, Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany (2018)
  2. Highlights of 2017 collection / Best early career article, Environmental Research Letters (2017), Paper: Pattern changes in determinants of Chinese emissions
  3. Doctoral Researcher Awards, Association of British Turkish Academics (2017)
  4. Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad, China Scholarship Council, $6,000 (2016)
  5. Applied Energy Highly Cited Original Paper, Applied Energy and Elsevier (2016), Paper: Consumption-based emission accounting for Chinese cities
  6. PGR Prize for Best Paper, Social Science Faculty, University of East Anglia, £200 (2015)
  7. Award for Publication, School of International Development, University of East Anglia, £500 (2015-2017)
  8. Joint Leverhulme Trust and Social Sciences Faculty Postgraduate Studentships at the University of East Anglia, Economic and Social Research Council, £14,000 per year plus tuition fee (2014-2017)
  9. Outstanding Graduate, Fudan University (2014)
  10. First Class Scholarship, Rank 1/65, Fudan University, ¥ 10,000 (2013)
  11. Outstanding Dissertation, Tianjin University of Finance and Economics (2012)

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