- Undergraduate Education
- B.S. Forest Engineering, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University
- Graduate Education
- M.S. Forestry; Economics and Marketing, Iowa State University
- Ph.D. Forestry; Economics, Iowa State University
Dr. Gan is a professor in the Department of Ecology and Conservation Biology and a faculty affiliate of Texas A&M Energy Institute. His current research centers on a) the economic and environmental aspects of bioenergy and bioeconomic development, b) disturbances (e.g., climate change, wildfire, pest infestations, and invasions of alien plant species) and response strategies, and c) international trade and environmental conservation. He has conducted collaborative research in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Oceania. He has also accumulated over 25 years of undergraduate and graduate teaching experience.
Research Interests and Specializations
Forest Economics and Management