Ming Xu is the Chair Professor of Carbon Neutrality and Associate Dean for Research in School of Environment at Tsinghua University. Prior to that, he was a Professor in School for Environment and Sustainability and a Professor in Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He received the Robert A. Laudise Medal from International Society for Industrial Ecology, the National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, and the Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize from American Society of Civil Engineers. He is the President of the International Society for Industrial Ecology (term 2023-2024). Currently he serves as the Editor-in-Chief of Resources, Conservation & Recycling (2022 Impact Factor 13.2).