Yi Yang is a postdoc at the Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Department. Yi’s broadly interested in technological change and the environment. His current research is two-pronged, one focused on the interface between bioenergy, ecological restoration, and biodiversity and the other on the environmental sustainability of agricultural and food systems.
Yi holds a Ph.D. in from University of California at Santa Barbara and an M.S. from the University of Minnesota, and received a B.S. at Sichuan University in China. Yi has worked with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and co-developed the Environmentally Extended Input-Output Model of the US (USEEIO) to support the implementation of EPA’s sustainable materials management program. More information can be found below.