About Yu

My research activities have been centered on developing science based decision support tools for forestry and natural resource management using techniques in operations research (OR) and management science including systems analysis, spatial optimization, and stochastic programming.

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  • Develop deterministic and stochastic programming models using operations research techniques. Study spatially explicit forest management, wildland fire management and ecosystem management. Teach courses in stand management, forest management and applications of Geographic Information System in natural resource management.


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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