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Lixiao Zhang

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Institution/Organization: Ecological modeling, FEW nexus

Email Address: zhanglixiao@bnu.edu.cn


Deputy dean of School of Environment, Beijing Normal University
Co-EIC of Journal of Environmental Management

Dr. Lixiao Zhang is a professor and deputy dean of School of Environment, Beijing Normal University (BNU), China. Dr. Zhang obtained his Master degree and Ph.D. degree in environmental sciences from Peking University. Prior to joining BNU in 2005, he was a research fellow in BOKU university of Austria. Dr. Zhang has been involved in research on various aspects of environmental accounting and modeling, with special focus on renewable energy systems, food-energy-water nexus, and urban metabolism since 2007. Over this time, he has conducted research on life cycle assessment (LCA), Environmental Input-Output Analysis (EIOA), and Ecological Modelling techniques. Dr. Zhang is also recognized for his productive and most highly cited scholarly output in environmental accounting and management. He has authored over 150 peer-reviewed papers and 5 books. His research work is widely recognized and has more than 3000 citations with H-index of 30 according to Web of Science. Dr. Zhang has served as the General Secretary of Environmental Geoscience Branch of Chinese Society for Environmental Sciences. He is the Co-Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Environmental Management (IF 5.6), and has served as principal investigator for more than 20 large-scale research projects

Relevant publications:
Zhao, Y.H., Wang, C.B., Zhang, L.X.*, Chang, Y., Hao, Y.2021.Converting waste cooking oil to biodiesel in China: Environmental impacts and economic feasibility. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 140, 110661

Xiong, X., Zhang, L.X.*, Hao, Y., Zhang, P.P., Chang, Y., Liu, G.Y.2020.Urban dietary changes and linked carbon footprint in China: A case study of Beijing. Journal of Environmental Management. 255, 109877.

Zhang, P. P., Zhang, L.X.*, Hao, Y., Liang, S., Liu, G.Y., Xiong, X., Yang, M., Tang, W.Z.2019. Understanding the tele-coupling mechanism of urban food-energy-water nexus: Critical sources, nodes, and supply chains. Journal of Cleaner Production 235, 297-307

Zhang, P.P., Zhang, L.X.*, Chang, Y., Xu, M., Hao, Y., Liang, S., Liu, G.Y., Yang, Z.F., Wang, C. 2019. Food-energy-water (FEW) nexus for urban sustainability: A comprehensive review. Resources, Conservation & Recycling 142, 215–224