Chen Jiquan, born in P.R. China. Graduated from Inner Mongolia University in Huhhot, P.R. China with B.Sc. in Plant Ecology (1983), M.S. in Forest Ecology from Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing & Shenyang, P.R. China (1986), Ph.D. in Ecosystem Analysis from University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA (1991), Postdoc training in Center for Stream Side Studies, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA (1992-1993). Distinguished University Professor (DUP) for Landscape Ecology & Ecosystem Science (LEES) at the University of Toledo (UT), Professor for Landscape Ecology & Ecosystem Science (LEES) Lab Center for Global Change and Earth Observations (CGCEO), Department of Geography, College of Social Science, Michigan State University (since 2014), and an AAAS Fellow. Broadly interested in ecosystem science and landscape ecology. Research on forest edges, three dimensional canopy structure, ecosystem carbon and water fluxes, energy balance, riparian zone management, and fire ecology has been funded through > 70 research grants and has been very influential in ecology, carbon/water cycle, forest management, and micrometeorology. Proposed that the Ecological Society of America (ESA) establish Asian Ecology Section which that did and he was elected as the first chair (1996). Serves as a chair of the Landscape Ecology Working Party of the IUFRO (2004-2012), the chief scientist for the US-China Carbon Consortium (USCCC), and the Organizing Professor and Chair for the Advanced Ecology Lectures at Fudan University (2004-2010). Editor-in-Chief for "Ecosystem Sciences and Applications" (ESA) book series for the Higher Education Press and DeGruyter, co-editor for over a dozens of peer-reviewed scientific journals. Past president of Sino-Eco Association (1992-1993), president of the Chinese Association of Greater Toledo (2005-2008), and president of Chinese Faculty and Staff at UT (11/2008-5/2010. Bullard Fellow at Harvard University (1999-2000) and recipient of the Outstanding Faculty Research Award (2006) and the Outstanding Research of the Sigma Xi in (2004) at UT. Author and co-author of more than 230 scientific publications (excluding the 20+ in reviews) and eight books since 1992.
Total citations – 14377; Hirsch index – 60.
Post address: Landscape Ecology & Ecosystem Science (LEES) Lab Center for Global Change and Earth Observations (CGCEO), and Department of Geography 1405 S. Harrison Road, Manly Miles Building 218, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823.