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Dr. Cheyenne Lei was awarded the University of Michigan Michigan Math and Science Scholars Faculty Award within the College of Literature, Science & Arts to teach a newly constructed course titled "An Introduction to Ecological & Micrometeorlogical Instrumentation".


November 15, 2023

The College of Arts and Sciences at WMU is proud to announce Dr. Cheyenne Lei as one of the 2023 Alumni Achievement Award winners and to celebrate the outstanding contributions made by influential alumni.


October 13, 2023

Direct field measurements of surface albedo over monthly, seasonal, and annual periods for six candidate bioenergy crops, a reference maize crop, and a reference forest estimate the magnitudes and temporal changes of albedo in different cellulosic bioenergy crops over a 3-year period.


September 23, 2023

Summer 2023 Lei's Lab intern Renae Kenny presented her research titled "Investigation of albedo through varying degrees of tillage and fertilization in order to reflect on their effects on warming or cooling based on radiative forcing" at the KBS LTER REU Symposium this July. Congrats!


July 26, 2023

Dr. Cheyenne Lei, research fellow with the Institute of Global Change Biology at the University of Michigan, speaks after receiving the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center's 2023 Jennifer L. Reed Bioenergy Science Award during GLBRC's Annual Science Meeting


May 18, 2023

The Jennifer L. Reed Bioenergy Science Award is given annually to an early career woman who has made significant contributions to the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center research portfolio.


May 17, 2023

Cheyenne Lei, Great Lakes Bioenergy researcher, shares how her path as an international student-athlete combined with her passion for field research and mentorship led her to a Ph.D. in geography at Michigan State University.


May 12, 2023

Dr. Cheyenne Lei speaks at the Battle Creek Math & Science Center Symposium to high school students "Understanding Albedo: What is it? How can it affect climate change?"


March 1, 2023

Scientists at the Department of Energy-funded Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center are finding ways to develop clean energy systems that benefit society and the environment, from diverse ecosystems to healthy waterways, soil, and air.


September 21, 2021

Higher surface reflectivity of switchgrass and other bioenergy crops can help offset the climate impact associated with converting grassland to bioenergy crops.


October 01, 2021

Cheyenne Lei discusses albedo, including interactions between solar radiation and the makeup of our agricultural landscapes.


June 28, 2021

Podcast: Breaking Barriers to Building Bridges with Cheyenne Lei