Min Xu is a research scientist staff member in the Computational Science and Engineering Division (CSED) and the Climate Change Science Institute (CCSI). His research interests lie in the biogeophysical and biogeochemical interactions between land surface and atmosphere in changing climates. He is interested in developing and improving computational earth system models, hydrology, ocean, and crop modeling, and PBL/LES simulations. He is proficient in model evaluations and statistical and wavelet analysis.
Prior to joining the CSED, he worked as a professional research scientist in Illinois State Water Survey and research associate in Earth System Sciences Interdisciplinary Center of University of Maryland. He received his PhD in Department of Atmospheric Sciences in Nanjing University in China in 2002.
He is a member of the American Geophysical Union and a reviewer of broad theme journals including Journal of Climate, Journal of Geophysical Research, Journal of Hydrometeorology, Journal of Agronomy, Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, and Remote Sensing.