About Us


中华海外生态学者协会(Sino-Ecologists Association Overseas,英文缩写为Sino-Eco,以下简称协会)于1989年在美国正式成立,是由在美国、加拿大等国生态学、地学和环境科学领域工作和学习的中国学者和学生组成的自愿非盈利的学术型专业协会。



Executive Committee

The executive committee for 2022 – 2024 is comprised of scientists and ecologists from academia, government sectors, and industry.


Jiafu Mao
In charge of organizing events and communication
Title: Senior R&D Staff Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Research Interest: land-climate feedbacks, terrestrial systems modeling
Phone: +1(865) 574-7815
Email: maoj@oml.gov
Website: http://www.ornl.gov/staff-profile/jiafu-mao


Lifei Wang
In charge of taking meeting minutes and managing Sino-Eco WeChat
Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Gulf of Maine Research Institute
Research Interest: species distribution modeling, time series modeling, aquatic and fisheries ecology, aquatic invasive species ecology, aquatic heavy metal pollution
Phone: +1(207)228-1646
Email: lifei.wang@utoronto.ca


Qiuyan Yu
In charge of finance and assisting association activities and events
Title: Research assistant professor, New Mexico State University
Research Interest: ecological monitoring, remote sensing, and machine learning
Phone: +1(813)-606-1650
Email: yuqiuyandune@gmail.com

Scholarship and Award Officer

Lixin Wang
In charge of scholarships and awards
Title: Professor, Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis
Research Interest: geochemistry, hydrology, soils
Phone: +1(317) 274-7764
Email: lxwang@iupui.edu
Website: http://earthsciences.iupui.edu/~lxwang

Networking Coordinator

Shaopeng Wang
In charge of organizing events and communication
Title: Assistant professor, Peking University
Research Interest: theoretical ecology
Phone: +86(010)62766321
Email: shaopeng.wang@pku.edu.cn
Website: http://scholar.pku.edu.cn/spwang

Webinar Coordinator

Mingzhen Lu
In charge of online events and communication
Title: Omidyar postdoctoral fellow, Santa Fe Institute, New Mexico
Research Interest: ecosystem ecology, plant ecology, sustainability, theoretical ecology
Phone: +1(609)865-0961
Email: mingzhen.lu89@gmail.com
Website: https://www.santafe.edu/people/profile/mingzhen-lu

Newsletter Editor

Muyang Lu
In charge of newsletter
Title: Postdoctoral researcher, Center for Biodiversity and
Environmental Research, University College London
Research Interest: macroecology, theoretical ecology, climate change
Phone: +447540162938
Email: muyanglv@gmail.com
Website: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Muyang-Lu

Adviser and Former Sino-Eco President

Charlie Huang
Advising association activities
Title: Staff Scientist, California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Research Interest: ecological risk assessment, aquatic toxicology
Phone: +1(916)324-9804
Email: Charlie.huang@wildlife.ca.gov

Adviser and Former Sino-Eco President

Songlin Fei
Advising association activities
Title: Dean’s Chair Professor, Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue University.
Research Interest: ecological risk assessment; aquatic toxicology.
Email: sfei@purdue.edu

Advisory Committee

Jiquan Chen
Yushun Chen
Qingfeng Guo
Shuijin Hu
Hong Liu
Qinqin Liu
Yiqi Luo
Yude Pan
Changhui Peng
Ge Sun
Jianwu Tang
Xiaohua Wei
Jianguo Wu
Bin Zhu