Bai-Lian Larry Li
Bai-Lian Larry Li works as a Professor of mathematical and theoretical ecology and the Director of the CAU-UCR International Center for Ecology and Sustainability at the University of California-Riverside with a broad interdisciplinary background and experience in mathematical, statistical, and computational modeling applications in ecological studies. He has published more than 150 refereed journal articles, 28 book chapters and proceedings papers, and 8 books or edited special issues. He is a faculty associate and a Ph.D. major professor with Australian, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Italian, and Russian universities and research institutions. Among his many honors and awards, he was elected to be an Honorary Professor of Russian Academy of Sciences (2005) and AAAS Fellow (2006), in recognition of his fundamental contribution to the founding of the field of ecological complexity and his work on theoretical ecology and ecological modeling. Li has served on many professional committees and review panels of federal funding agencies in USA and internationally. He is also the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the following international journal: Ecological Complexity, which Elsevier launched in March 2004. During the last five years, he has given more than 150 lectures across Asia, Europe, and North America and has been invited to give keynote or plenary lectures to nine major ecology meetings as well as four National Academies. He chairs International Scientific Committee of Eco Summit.
Biography Updated on 14 January 2010