About Yu

My research activities have been centered on developing science based quantitative tools to support forestry, wildfire and other natural resource management decisions. The techniques I am interested include operations research, systems analysis, spatial optimization, statistics, GIS and stochastic programming.

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  • Landscape forest management
  • Wildland fire risk management
  • Spatial optimization
  • Watershed optimization
  • Habitat conservation
  • GIS Application


PhD, Natural Resources (Forestry) - University of Minnesota
Saint Paul/MN, 2004

MS, Computer and Information Science - University of Minnesota
Minneapolis/MN, 2003

MAg, Forest Economics and Management - Beijing Forestry University
Beijing, 1997

BAg, Forest Economics and Management - Hebei Agriculture University
Baoding, 1994

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