Principal Investigator

Yuan Yao, PhD

Assistant Professor of Industrial Ecology and Sustainable Systems

Yale School of the Environment

Chemical & Environmental Engineering, School of Engineering & Applied Science

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Postdoctoral Scholars

Kai Lan

Postdoctoral Scholar, Yale School of the Enviroment
Ph.D. in Forest Biomaterials, NC State University, USA
M.S in Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, USA

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China  

Na Wu

Postdoctoral Scholar, Yale School of the Enviroment
Ph.D. in Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Florida, USA
M.S in Statistics, University of Florida, USA

B.S. in Economics, Zhejiang University, China

Bingquan Zhang

Postdoctoral Scholar, Yale School of the Enviroment
Ph.D. in Bioenergy System Analysis, University of Groningen, Netherlands 
M.S in Plant Science, China Agricultural University, China

B.S. in Seed Science and Engineering, Shandong Agricultural University, China 



Hannah Wang 

PhD student, Yale School of the Enviroment

Visiting scholar in Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.S in Forestry & Resource conservation (Biomaterial group), National Taiwan University

B.S in Psychology and Forestry & Resource conservation, National Taiwan University

Jennifer Kroeger
PhD Student, Yale School of the Environment
NSF Graduate Research Fellow
Baccalaureate Fellow, Science and Technology Policy Institute (STPI)
B.A. in Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences from Rice University

Mochen Liao

PhD student, Yale School of the Environment

M.S. Forest Biomaterials, North Carolina State University

B.S. Applied Chemistry, South China University of Technology

Meghana Kharod

Research Assistant

Master of Environmental Management (MEM) candidate ‘2022, Yale School of the Environment

Master of Technology (MTech.) Environmental Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) Environmental Engineering, Gujarat Technological University

Tessa Lee

Research Assistant, Yale School of the Enviroment

Master of Environmental Science (MESc) candidate ‘2023

BA (Hons) (Natural Science - Earth Science), University of Cambridge, UK


Hardik Pokhrel (2020-2021). Reseach Assistant. MEM. Sol Systems.