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dr. Y. (Yuli) Shan, PhD

Faculty Research Fellow


Dr Yuli Shan is a Faculty Research Fellow in Climate Change Economics, University of Groningen. He is a global highly cited researchers in 2020. He is an editorial board member of the Journal of Cleaner Production, an Associate Editor of Frontiers in Sustainable Cities. He is a contributing author of the IPCC 6th Assessment Report.

Yuli obtained a PhD in Climate Change Economics from the University of East Anglia (2018), an MSc in Social Development and Public Policy from Fudan University (2014), and a BSc in Statistics from Tianjin University of Finance and Economics (2012).

Yuli has won a dozen academic prizes including the Green Talents, which is awarded to 25 researchers in the field of sustainability globally. The jury especially valued the scientific expertise regarding his research on adaption and investigation of sustainable policies in cities. Yuli has been interviewed by internationally renowned media such as Reuters, Financial Times, and Xinhua net to discuss city-level sustainable development.Yuli’s research focuses on emission accounts , climate change economics , and sustainable development , with a special focus on cities from developing countries. He has published over 70 papers in high-impact journals, such as Nature Climate Change , Nature Geoscience, Nature Food, Science Advances, and Nature Communications 10 of them are ESI hot paper, 13 of them are ESI highly cited papers. His paper has been cited over 3000 times (h-index 24). He has co-built an open emission dataset ( CEADs ) to provide the most up-to-date regional emission and energy data for China and other developing countries.

Furthermore, Yuli has engaged in spreading the low-carbon life to students. He co-organizes a
summer school  at Tsinghua University on sustainable development. The summer school has been successfully held since 2017 and involved over 200 students. Yuli links his knowledge of sustainability to environmental science, economics, and management.
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