Jin Yao

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Email: jyao@nmsu.edu

Phone: 575 646 6453

USDA-ARS-Jornada Experimental Range
P.O. Box 30003, MSC 3JER, NMSU
Las Cruces, NM  88003

 

Title & Affiliation(s):

  • Ecoinformatics Specialist, Jornada Experimental Range, New Mexico State University
  • Research Faculty, Jornada Basin LTER

Primary Research Interests:

  • Plant population and community ecology, with emphasis on patterns and processes driven by landscape/spatial factors
  • 2009 to present - College Assistant Professor, Jornada Experimental Range, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
  • 2005 to 2009 - Assistant Professor, Biology, Adams State College, Alamosa, CO
  • 2004 to 2005 - Adjunct Instructor, Biology, Richland College, Dallas County Community College District, Dallas, TX
  • 2001 to 2005 - College Assistant Professor, Jornada Experimental Range, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
  • 1998 to 2001 - Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
  • 1994 to 2001 - Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Education

2001 Ph.D. University of Kansas, Kansas; Ecology
1991-1994    Graduate School    East China Normal University, China; Plant Ecology
1991 B.S. Nanjing University, China; Ecology

 

Synergistic Activities

  • Member, search committee for a Chemistry professor, Adams State College, Alamosa, CO (2007-2008)
  • Judge, 2007 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, Albuquerque, NM (2007)
  • Judge and Judging Team Leader, San Luis Valley Regional Science Fair, Alamosa, CO (2007-2009)
  • Faculty sponsor, Adams State College Chapter of Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society (2007-2009)
  • Vice President, San Luis Valley Chapter of the Colorado Native Plant Society (2008-2009)
  • Co-organizer, working group session, Integrating spatial and temporal data across the LTER network, LTER All Scientists Meeting (2009)