Ming Li is a Professor at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science. He obtained his B.Eng from Hohai University and D.Phil from the University of Oxford. Dr. Li’s research spans several areas in oceanography, including estuarine and coastal dynamics, sea-level rise and coastal resilience. He is actively engaged in interdisciplinary research to address pressing environmental issues such as hypoxia, ocean acidification, and harmful algal blooms. He has published 120 peer-reviewed papers in top oceanographic and environmental science journals. He is a Specialty Chief Editor at Frontiers in Marine Science and an Associate Editor at Continental Shelf Research.


US Scholar Program – Fulbright Award Atlantic for Future / IPMA – Portuguese Institute for Sea and Atmosphere

Position, Home Institution: Professor, University of Maryland, Center for Environmental Science, Horn Point Lab

Field of Study: Oceanography

Project Title: “Advancing Models for Predicting Toxic Harmful Algal Blooms Under Climate Change”

Host Institution, Location: IPMA – Instituto Português do Mar e da Atmosfera

Grant Duration, Starting Date (month): 4 months, starting in September 2024