Education

Mar 2018 – May 2019

South China Normal University

Postdoc, Ecology

Specialization in Forest Ecology

Guangzhou, China

Research Report: “Linking species diversity, stand structure, and aboveground biomass along climate and soils gradients in tropical forests of Hainan Island, Southern China

Sep 2014 – Dec 2017

East China Normal University

PhD, Ecology

Specialization in Forest Ecology

Shanghai, China

Thesis: “The forest strata-dependent relationships among environment, biodiversity and aboveground biomass in a subtropical forest in Tiantong, Zhejiang Province

http://tiantong.ecnu.edu.cn/Abstractfiles/ALI%20ARSHAD.pdf

Sep 2012 – Jul 2014

East China Normal University

MS, Ecology

Specialization in Forest Ecology

Shanghai, China

Thesis: “The relationships between biodiversity and ecosystem carbon stocks in subtropical forests in Ningbo region, eastern China

http://tiantong.ecnu.edu.cn/Abstractfiles/231220_51120802077%20ali%20arshad.pdf

Aug 2006 – Sep 2010

Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University

BS, Forestry

Major subjects: Silviculture, Forest Biometrics, Forest Ecology and Management, and Agroforestry

Dir (U), KP, Pakistan

Thesis: “Role of farm forestry in poverty alleviation and natural resources conservation in Swat valley, Pakistan”

Work Experience

Jun 2019 – present

Professor (Full-time)

Nanjing Forestry University, College of Forestry, Department of Forest Resources Management, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China

Mar 2018 – May 2019

Distinguished Associate Researcher

South China Normal University, School of Life Sciences

Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

Jan 2018 – Mar 2018

Visiting Researcher

South China Normal University, School of Life Sciences

Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

May 2011 – Jul 2012

Project Manager

Resource Organization for Advancement and Development (ROAD NGO), Peshawar, KP, Pakistan

Oct 2010 – May 2011

Social Organizer

Interfaith League Against Poverty (I-LAP NGO), Islamabad, Capital City, Pakistan