Junming Zhu is an Associate Professor at the School of Public Policy and Management at Tsinghua University and a co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Industrial Ecology. His research focuses on evaluation of environmental and resource policies, environmental governance, and industrial ecology. His research has been supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the US National Science Foundation, Tsinghua University, and Yale University. His research appears on journals like Nature Communications, Regulation & Governance, and Environmental Science & Technology. Prior to joining the Tsinghua faculty, Junming worked at the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies at Yale University, at the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs at Northeastern University, and at the Center for Integrative Environmental Research at the University of Maryland. He received his B.S. and M.S. in environmental science and engineering at Tsinghua University, and his Ph.D. in Policy Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park.
2020 Zhu, Junming. Suggested use? On evidence-based decision-making in industrial ecology and beyond. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 2020; 1–8. https://doi.org/10.1111/jiec.13009
2020 Zhu, Junming, Saiquan Hu*, Jiali Wang, and Xiaoying Zheng*. Future orientation promotes climate concern and mitigation. Journal of Cleaner Production, 262: 121212.
2019 Zhu J*, Y. Fan, X. Deng*, and L. Xue. Low-carbon innovation induced by emissions trading in China. Nature Communications, 10(1): 1-8.
2019 Zhu, J. and M. Chertow* Authoritarian but responsive: Local regulation of industrial energy efficiency in Jiangsu, China. Regulation & Governance, 13: 384-404.
2019 Zhu, J.*, C. Fan, H. Shi, and L. Shi. Efforts for a Circular Economy in China: A Comprehensive Review of Policies. Journal of Industrial Ecology, Vol. 23: 110-118.
2018 Hu, S., X. Zheng*, N. Zhang, J. Zhu*. 2018. The Impact of Mortality Salience on Intergenerational Altruism and the Perceived Importance of Sustainable Development Goals. Frontiers in Psychology, Vol. 9, 1399.
2018 Dong, Y., S. Hu, and J. Zhu*. From source credibility to risk perception: How and when climate information matters to action. Resources, Conservation & Recycling 136: 410-417.
2018 Liu, K., D. Huisingh, J. Zhu, Y. Ma, D. O'Connor, and D. Hou. Farmers' perceptions and adaptation behaviours concerning land degradation: A theoretical frame- work and a case study in the Qinghai–Tibetan Plateau of China. Land Degradation & Development DOI: 10.1002/ldr.3011.
2018 Zhu, J.*, L. Niu, M. Ruth, and L. Shi. Technological Change and Energy Efficiency in Large Chinese Firms. Ecological Economics 150: 241-250.
2018 Hu, S., Z. Li, J. Zhang, and J. Zhu*. Engaging scientists in science communication: The effect of social proof and meaning. Journal of Cleaner Production 170: 1044-1051.
2017 Zhu, J. and M. Chertow. Business Strategy Under Institutional Constraints: Evidence from China's Energy Efficiency Regulations. Ecological Economics 135: 10-21.
2017 Hu, S., X. Jia, X. Zhang, X. Zheng, and J. Zhu*. How political ideology affects climate perception: Moderation effects of time orientation and knowledge. Resources, Conservation & Recycling 127: 124-131.
2017 Li, X., Y. Qiao, J. Zhu, L. Shi, and Y. Wang. The “APEC blue” endeavor: Causal effects of air pollution regulation on air quality in China. Journal of Cleaner Production 168: 1381-1388.
2016 Zhu, J.* and M. Chertow. Greening industrial production through waste recovery: "Comprehensive Utilization of Resources" in China. Environmental Science & Technology 50(5): 2175-2182.
2015 Zhu, J.* and M. Ruth. Relocation or reallocation: Impacts of differentiated energy saving regulation on manufacturing industries in China. Ecological Economics 110: 119-133.
2014 Zhu, J.* and M. Ruth. The development of regional collaboration for resource efficiency: A network perspective on industrial symbiosis. Computers, Environment, and Urban Systems 44: 37-46.
2013 Zhu, J.* and M. Ruth. Exploring the resilience of industrial ecosystems. Journal of Environmental Management 122: 65-75.
2015 Zhu, J. and L. Shi. Network Analysis of Industrial Ecosystems, in M. Ruth (ed.) Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Environmental Studies, Edward Elgar.
2015 Ruth, M., J. Zhu, N.S. Lee and S. Mirzaee. Creating and Evaluating Co-Benefits and Co-Costs of Environmental Policies and Investments in Urban Areas, in J. Woltjer, E. Alexander, A. Hull and M. Ruth (eds.) Evaluation in Integrated Land-use Management: Towards a Place-based Evaluation for Infrastructure and Spatial Projects, Ashgate, London, UK.
2015 Chertow, M., J. Zhu and V. Moye. Positive Externalities in the Urban Boundary: the Case of Industrial Symbiosis, in K. Seto and W. Solecki (eds.) The Routledge Handbook on Urbanization and Global Environmental Change, Routledge, London, UK.
Grants and Awards
2019 “Excellent Paper Award” at Chinese Society for Industrial Ecology.
2018 “Academic Award” at Tsinghua University.
2017 “Tang Scholar” at Tsinghua University.
2018-2020 “Policy efficiency, social impacts, and mechanisms of carbon emissions trading: A quasi-experimental design,” the National Natural Science Foundation (71704092), PI.
2018-2020 “Policy evaluation and policy process of environmental administrative system: Information, Implementation, and Performance,” Tsinghua University, PI.
2018-2019 “Policy Evaluation of Green Credit and Green Bond,” Policy Research Center for Environment and Economy, Ministry of the Ecology and Environment, PI.
2016-2019 “Evaluating the Effectiveness of China’s Local Administration for Environmental Governance,” Center for Industrial Development and Environmental Governance and Summer Institute for China’s Green Innovators at Tsinghua University, PI.
2014-2015 “The Power of Information: Bringing to Scale an Industrial Symbiosis Database to Address Market Inefficiency in Resource Reuse among Industrial Firms,” Yale Center for Business and the Environment (Sobotka Research Fund 56526A), co-PI with Marian Chertow.
2013-2014 “Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant: The Effect of Energy-Saving Regulations on the Location of Manufacturing,” the U.S. National Science Foundation (1303113).