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Bai, E Curriculum Vitae

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

2010–present  Professor of Biogeochemistry, Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, China

2008–2010  Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, University of California, Davis, USA

2007–2007  Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Department of Ecosystem Science & Management, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA

2001–2007  Graduate Assistant, Department of Ecosystem Science & Management, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA

 

EDUCATION

2007, Ph.D., Ecosystem Science & Management, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA

2000, B.S., Environmental Science, Nankai University, Tianjin, China

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

2010 Hundred Talents Award, Chinese Academy of Sciences

2005 Tom Slick Fellow, Texas A&M University

2005 Wasko Fellow, Texas A&M University

2001 Regents Fellow, Texas A&M University

 

GRANTS

2010-2014: Nitrogen status and cycling of the temperate forests in Northeastern China. Funded by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (Hundred Talents Program). RMB 2,700,000 (or $400,000). PI. 

2010-2014: Assessment of carbon sequestration potential of natural forests and grasslands in China. Funded by the Major State Basic Research Development Program of China (973 Program). RMB 800,000 (or $123,000). Co-PI. 

2012-2014: Study of new carbon allocation in the atmosphere-plant-soil system using stable isotope technique. Funded by the National Science Foundation of China (NSFC). RMB 210,000 (or $32,000). PI. 

2012-2015: Effects of elevated CO2 on multiple nitrogen cycling processes of the temperate forests in Northeastern China. Funded by the National Science Foundation of China (NSFC). RMB 720,000 (or $110,000). PI. 

 

PUBLICATIONS AND SCHOLARLY WORK

Bai, E., Li, S., Xu, W., Li, W., Dai, W., Jiang, P. (2013) A meta-analysis of experimental warming effects on terrestrial nitrogen pools and dynamics, New Phytologist 199, 441-451.

Bai, E, Boutton, TW, Liu, F, Wu, XB, Archer, SR (2013) (Special feature) 15N isoscapes in a subtropical savanna parkland: spatial-temporal perspectives, Ecosphere, 4:art4.

Bai, E, Houlton, BZ, Wang YP (2012) Isotopic identification of nitrogen hotspots across natural terrestrial Ecosystems, Biogeosciences 9, 3287-3304.

Bai, E, Boutton, TW, Liu, F, Wu, XB, Hallmark, CT, Archer, SR, (2012) Spatial variation of soil δ13C and its relation to carbon input and soil texture in a subtropical lowland woodland. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 44, 102–112, doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2011.09.013

Bai, E, Boutton, TW, Liu, F, Wu, XB, Archer, SR (2012) (Special feature) Spatial patterns of soil δ13C reveal grassland-to-woodland successional processes. Organic Geochemistry 42, 1512–1518, doi:10.1016/j.orggeochem.2010.11.004

Liu, F, Wu, XB, Bai, E, Boutton, TW, Archer, SR. (2011) Impact of woody proliferation on soil carbon in subtropical savanna: Spatial distribution, uncertainty and sampling strategy. In: Han X, Wu Y (Eds) Ecological Vision: Challenge, Response and Strategy. Higher Education Press, Beijing.

Liu, F, Wu, XB, Bai, E, Boutton, TW, Archer, SR (2011) Quantifying soil organic carbon in complex landscapes: an example of grassland undergoing encroachment of woody plants. Global Change Biology 17, 1119–1129, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2010.02251.

Bai, E, Houlton, BZ (2009) Coupled isotopic and process-based modeling of gaseous nitrogen losses from tropical rain forests. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 23, GB2011, doi:10.1029/2008GB003361.

Bai, E, Boutton, TW, Wu, XB, Liu, F, Archer, SR, (2009) Landscape-scale vegetation dynamics inferred from spatial patterns of soil δ13C in a subtropical savanna parkland. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, G01019, doi:10.1029/2008JG000839.

Bai, E, Boutton, TW, Liu, F, Wu, XB, Archer, SR, Hallmark, CT (2009) Spatial variation of the stable nitrogen isotope ratio of woody plants along a topoedaphic gradient in a subtropical savanna. Oecologia 159:493-503.

Houlton, BZ, Bai, E (2009) Imprint of denitrifying bacteria on the global terrestrial biosphere.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences doi: 10.1073/pnas.0912111106.

Liu, F, Wu, XB, Bai, E, Boutton, TW, Archer, SR (2009) Spatial scaling of ecosystem C and N in a subtropical savanna landscape. Global Change Biology Doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.02099.x

Bai, E, Boutton, TW, Liu, F, Wu, XB, Archer, SR (2008) Variation in woody plant δ13C along a topoedaphic gradient in a subtropical savanna parkland. Oecologia 156:479-489.

 

OUTSIDE PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES – (Past 8 years)

Public Lecture or Forum Participation

Guest lecturer, Course: Ecosystem Biogeochemistry, Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, University of California, Davis, CA (05/2009)

 

Papers Presented at Professional Meetings

W Xu, Bai, E (2012) Soil carbon stability and temperature sensitivity of carbon decomposition along an elevation gradient in the Changbai Mountain, China. Abstracts, Ecological Society of America 2012

Bai, E; Houlton, BZ; Wang Y (2011) A global assessment of pre-industrial and contemporary nitrogen fluxes influenced by cropland conversion (Invited). Eos Transactions of the American Geophysical Union 92(52), Abstract B52D-02

Houlton, BZ; Bai, E; Wang Y (2009) Isotopic imprint of denitrification on the natural terrestrial biosphere (Invited). Eos Transactions of the American Geophysical Union 90(52), Abstract B51G-01

Bai, E, Houlton, BZ (2009) Global distribution of gaseous nitrogen losses from the unmanaged terrestrial biosphere: results from a stable nitrogen isotope model.  Abstracts, Ecological Society of America 2009

Bai, E, Houlton, BZ (2008) Coupled isotopic and simulation modeling of gaseous nitrogen losses from tropical rainforests. Eos Transactions of the American Geophysical Union 89(53), Abstract B23A-0393

Houlton, BZ, Bai, E (2008) Isotopic constraints on the global terrestrial N cycle. Eos Transactions of the American Geophysical Union 89(53), Abstract B311-03

Wu, XB, Liu, F, Bai, E, Boutton, TW, Archer, SR (2008) Soil carbon in savanna landscape – spatial pattern, uncertainty, and scaling. Eos Transactions of the American Geophysical Union 89(53), Abstract B11D-0397

Bai, E, Houlton, BZ (2008) Nitrogen isotopes and simulation modeling of gaseous N losses from Hawaiian rainforests. Abstracts, Hawaii Ecosystems Project Meeting 2008

 

Editorial Services

2012 –present, Editor of Ecological Processes

 

Review/Referee Grants and Publications

Global Change Biology, Oecologia, Biogeochemistry, Geoderma, Plant and Soil, Soil Science, Pedosphere, Ecological Engineering, Remote Sensing, Soil Biology & Biochemistry, Physiologia Plantarum, Environmental Management, Rangeland Ecology & Management, Soil Science Society of America Journal, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, The American Midland Naturalist, Journal of Vegetation Science, Journal of Plant Ecology, Journal of Arid Environments, Austral Ecology

NSF of USA, 2011

 

GRADUATE STUDENT SUPERVISION (2011-present)

Nana Wu (current)

Hui Wang (current)

Chao Wang (current)

Jianfei Sun (current)

Bo Peng (current)

Nana Wu (current)

Jun Liu (current)

Guifang Qu (current)

Shanlong Li (Ph.D. 2013)

Wei Li (M.A. 2013)







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