Professor Xuemei Bai

Professor of Urban Environment and Human Ecology
Fenner School of Environment and Society
ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment
Researcher - Energy Efficiency
 +61 2 6125 7825



BSc (Peking University), ME (The University of Tokyo), PhD (The University of Tokyo)


Xuemei Bai's research focuses on several frontiers of urban-industrial ecology and urban sustainability science, including:

  • Understanding the structure, function and processes of urban social ecological system
  • Drivers and impacts of urbanization, including impact of landscape urbanization on food production
  • Urban environmental evolution
  • Urban metabolism - urban energy, water, food, and material flows and social economic determinants
  • Cities and climate change
  • Urban policy and governance 
  • Urban resilience and cities as complex system
  • Low carbon, eco-city development
  • Sustainability transition in Asia
  • Concept and method development for cross-case analysis of sustainability practices
  • Regional development and environmental policy in China

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