Ph.D. Candidate, FRE
UF/IFAS Economic Impact Analysis Program
Ming is a Ph.D. candidate in the Food and Resource Economics Department and a Graduate Research Assistant with the UF/IFAS Economic Impact Analysis Program. Before joining FRE, Ming earned a BS in Applied Mathematics from Northwestern Polytechnical University in 2015 and an MS in Population, Resources, and Environmental Economics from the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2019. He came to the University of Florida and joined the Economic Impact Analysis Program team in 2019. Currently, his primary research interests include Environmental Economics, Regional Economics, Applied Econometrics, and Input-output Analysis. Since May 2021, Ming has been working as an intern with Andre Avelino and Patrick Lamers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to evaluate the socio-economic impacts of the bio-fuel industry in the United States. Ming loves to play tennis, badminton, and video games in his free time. After completing his Ph.D, Ming is planning to find an academic position in a university or research institution.