Tien Ming Lee

Ming is a trained conservation scientist and defended his PhD thesis at the University of California, San Diego, USA. He completed two fellowships from Columbia and Yale Universities (Earth Institute) and Princeton University (Woodrow Wilson School). Taking a break from academia, he worked as a data scientist in an educational technology company in New York City. Late 2017, he started a prestigious professorship position at the Department of Ecology and Evolution, School of Life Sciences at Sun Yat-sen University, China. His team takes interdisciplinary and novel approaches to address illegal wildlife trade and sustainability issues in China.

Ming’s fellowship was kindly supported by the Oxford Martin School as an Oxford Martin Visiting Fellow