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Wang, Jingxin

Director of WVU Center for Sustainable Biomaterials & Bioenergy
Associate Director for Research
Benedum Distinguished Scholar
Davis-Michael Professor of Forestry and Natural Resources

Dr. Jingxin Wang is Benedum Distinguished Scholar, Davis Michael Professor of Forestry and Natural Resources, and the Director of WVU Sustainable Biomaterials & Bioenergy at West Virginia University, USA. He received his degrees in Forest/Mechanical Engineering from Northeast Forestry University, China. He received a M.S. in Computer Science from West Virginia University, and a Ph.D. in Forest Resource Management from the University of Georgia, USA. He has taught forest and biomass harvesting logistics and analysis, computing applications in forest and natural resources for both undergraduate and graduate students for more than 20 years. His research interests include biomass energy and bioproducts, forest carbon management and decarbonized bioeconomy, computer simulation and system modeling, and forest ecosystem services and climate change. Dr. Wang has authored or coauthored 200 refereed papers, and 12 books or book chapters. Currently, he is a leading PI for several USDA and USDOE biomass energy and bioproducts projects. He has served as an editorial board member and associate editor for four international journals. He is an active member in six international professional societies. 

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  1. Wickramasinghe, S., J. Wang, B. Morsi, and B. Li. 2021. Carbon Dioxide Conversion to Nanomaterials: Methods, Applications, and Challenges. Energy & Fuels.  https://pubs.acs.org/action/showCitFormats?doi=10.1021/acs.energyfuels.1c01533ref=pdf
  2. Huang, X., S. Liu, Y. You, J. Wang, Y. Wen, W. Shen, X. Tan, and G. Dahle. 2021. Different mechanisms underlying the divergent responses of soil respiration components to an introduction of N2-fixer tree species into   Eucalyptus   plantations. Agricultural and Forestry Meteorology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2021.108536.
  3. Yang, Y. S. Liu, A. Schindlbacher, J. Wang , Z. Li. H. Wang, A. Ming, L Lu, and Z. Li. 2021. Topsoil organic carbon increases but its stability declines after five years of reduced throughfall. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 156(2021) 108221. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soilbio.2021.108221.
  4. Wang, Y.,  J. Wang , J. Schuler, D. Hartley, T. Volk, and M. Eisenbies. 2020. Optimization of harvest and logistics for multiple lignocellulosic biomass feedstocks in the Northeastern United States. Energy.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2020.117260.
  5. Zhang, X., S. Liu, J. Wang, Y. Huang, Z. Freedman. S. Fu, K, Liu, J. Wang, X. Li, M. Yao, X. Liu, and J. Schuler. 2020. Local community assembly mechanisms shape soil bacterial β-diversity patterns along a latitudinal gradient. Nature Communications. (2020) 11:5428 | https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-19228-4 |www.nature.com/naturecommunications.

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