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Associate Professor
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XTBG, Menglun, Mengla, 666303, Yunnan, China






2005-2009: B.Sc. Shenyang Agricultural University 

2009-2012: M.Sc. Shenyang Agricultural University/Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS 

2012-2016: Ph.D. Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS 


Working experience 

2016-2017: Assistant Lecturer, Shenyang Agricultural University 

2017-2020: Assistant Professor, Xinshuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, CAS  

2021-Present: Associate Professor, Xinshuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, CAS 


Research direction 

Ecohydrology; Stable isotope ecology; 


Research interests 

Major research interests include: 1) the partitioning of ecosystem evapotranspiration using both isotopic or non-isotope approaches, 2) the prediction of water source for plants based on stable isotopes, and 3) the in-situ measurement of water vapor fluxes with Isotope Ratio Infrared Spectroscopy. 

Honors and Awards 

2014-2015: Merit Student of University of Chinese academy of sciences 

2015: National Scholarship for Graduate Student, Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China 

2016: Outstanding Graduate of Beijing Municipal Education Commission 

2016: Outstanding Graduate, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences 

2016: Institute Director's Scholarship, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Science 

2019: Candidates of Young Talents Program, Yunnan Province 

2020: Member of Youth Innovation Promotion Associate of Chinese Academy of Sciences  

Research grants  

1.       2021-2024: Youth Innovation Promotion Association of Chinese Academy of Sciences (800,000). 

2.       2019-2021: Chinese Academy of Sciences “Western Light” Project: Water use pattern of banana and its influences on soil water content in Xishuangbannan (150,000). 

3.       2018-2021: Yunnan Applied Basic Research Projects (No. 2018FB043): Precipitation and irrigation water use characteristics of banana trees in Xishuangbannan (100,000).  

4.       2018-2020: National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 31700560): Association study of water source and water use efficiency for the rubber-based agroforestry system (260,000). 



1.       Bin Yang, Xianjing Meng, Xiai Zhu, Sissou Zakari, Ashutosh K. Singh, Farkhanda Bibi, Nan Mei, Liang Song*, Wenjie Liu*. (2021). Coffee performs better than amomum as a candidate in the rubber agroforestry system: Insights from water relations. Agricultural Water Management. 244, 106593.  

2.       Bin Yang, Xianjing Meng, Ashutosh K. Singh, Pingyuan Wang, Liang Song, Sissou Zakari, Wenjie Liu*. (2020). Intercrops improve surface water availability in rubber-based agroforestry systems. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 298, 106937. 

3.       Bin Yang, Wanjun Zhang, Xianjing Meng, Ashutosh Kumar Singha, Sissou Zakaria, Liang Song, Wenjie Liu*. (2020). Effects of a funnel-shaped canopy on rainfall redistribution and plant water acquisition in a banana (Musa spp.) plantation. Soil & Tillage Research. 203, 104686. 

4.       Bin Yang, Xianjing Meng*, Yang E, Xiang Zhu, Song Yin. (2020). Application of GasBench-IRMS and TC/EA-IRMS on measurement of δD and δ18O in mineral water. Journal of Isotopes. 33, 46-52. 

5.       Ashutosh K. Singh, XiaoJin Jiang, Bin Yang, Junen Wu, Apurva Raic, Chunfeng Chen, Jitendra Ahirwal, Pingyuan Wang, Wenjie Liu, Nandita Singh*. (2020). Biological indicators affected by land use change, soil resource availability and seasonality in dry tropics. Ecological Indicators. 115, 106369.  

6.       Sissou Zakari, Wenjie Liu*, Junen Wu, Ashutosh K. Singh, Xiaojin Jiang*, Bin Yang, Chunfeng Chen, Xiai Zhu. (2020). Decay and erosion-related transport of sulfur compounds in soils of rubber based agroforestry. Journal of Environmental Management. 274, 111200.  

7.       Nan Mei, Bin Yang, Ping Tian, Ying Jiang, Pengxiang Sui, Daquan Sun, Zhenping Zhang, Hua Qi*. (2019). Using a modified soil quality index to evaluate densely tilled soils with different yields in Northeast China. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 26, 13867-13877. 

8.       Pingyuan Wang, Wenjie Liu*, Jiaolin Zhang, Bin Yang, Ashutosh K. Singh, Junen Wu, Xiaojin Jiang. (2019). Seasonal and spatial variations of water use among riparian vegetation in tropical monsoon region of SW China. Ecohydrology. 12, e2085. 

9.       Bin Yang*, Pingyuan Wang, Deibao You, Wenjie Liu*. (2018). Coupling evapotranspiration partitioning with root water uptake to identify the water consumption characteristics of winter wheat: A case study in the North China Plain. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 259, 296-304. 

10.   Xianjing Meng, Bin Yang*, Xiao Ma, Hongbo Zhang, Bo Xu, Xu Wang, Song Yin. (2018). Application of temperature-ramped GC on δ15N, δ13C and δ34S measurements using EA-IRMS system. Journal of Chinese Mass Spectrometry Society. 39, 630-638. 

11.   Xianjing Meng, Bin Yang*, An Li, Xiaoyi Jia, Xiao Ma, Song Yin. (2018). Application of dynamic dilution on δ13C and δ15N measurements using EA-IRMS system. Journal of Chinese Mass Spectrometry Society. 39, 746-753.   

12.   Deibao You, Ping Tian, Pengxiang Sui, Wenke Zhang, Bin Yang*, Hua Qi*. 2017. Short-term effects of tillage and residue on spring maize yield through regulating root-shoot ratio in Northeast China. Scientific Reports. 7, 13314.  

13.   Xuefa Wen*, Bin Yang, Xiaomin Sun, Xuhui Lee. (2016). Evapotranspiration partitioning through in-situ oxygen isotope measurements in an oasis cropland. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 230-231, 89-96. 

14.   Bin Yang, Xuefa Wen*, Xiaomin Sun*. (2015). Irrigation depth far exceeds water uptake depth in an oasis cropland in the middle reaches of Heihe River Basin. Scientific Reports. 5:15206. 

15.   Bin Yang, Xuefa Wen*, Xiaomin Sun*. (2015). Seasonal variations in depth of water uptake for a subtropical coniferous plantation subjected to drought in an East Asian monsoon region. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 201, 218-228. 

16.   Bin Yang, Futi Xie, Xuefa Wen*, Xiaomin Sun*, Jianlin Wang. (2012). Diurnal variations of soil evaporation δ18O and factors affecting it in cropland in North China. Chinese Journal of Plant Ecology. 36, 539-549. 




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