Name: Yong Chen

Qualification: Ph.D

Country: United States


Texas A&M University

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6500 W Amarillo Blvd, Amarillo, TX 79106

Research Interests:

  • Crop physiology
  • Environmental modeling
  • Irrigation management
  • Hydrology, Water quality
  • Climate change
  • Environmental risk assessment


Scholarships and Awards:
➢ Special Achievement Award for Graduate Student Research, TAMU 2016
➢ 3rd Prize, Poster competition, Southern ASA Meeting 2016
➢ Travel grant for 5th Annual Student Water Conference, Stillwater, OK 2016
➢ The Outstanding Master's Thesis in Jiangsu Province in China 2014
➢ The title of Excellent All-round Student of Chinese Academy of Sciences 2010-2011
➢ The Second Prize of Excellent Undergraduate Scholarship 2010-2011
➢ The Special Prize of Excellent Undergraduate Scholarship 2009-2010
➢ The Second Pride of The Third College Chemistry Competition 2008-2009
➢ The Second Pride of The Fifth Higher Mathematics Competition 2008-2009
➢ The First Prize of Excellent Undergraduate Scholarship (Twice) 2008-2009
➢ The Third Pride of The Fourth Higher Mathematics Competition 2007-2008
➢ The Government Scholarship 2007-2008
➢ The Special Prize of Excellent Undergraduate Scholarship (Three times) 2006-2008

➢ Project: Ogallala Aquifer Program (2017-Present)

Research Experience:
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Ecosystem Science and Management, TAMU
➢ Project: Impacts of biofuel-induced land use change on energy, water, carbon and greenhouse gas balances of the Southwestern U.S. Cotton Belt region
Funding source: U.S. Department of Agriculture - NIFA (2014-2016)
PIs: Drs. Nithya Rajan, Stephen Maas, Srinivasulu Ale, Ken Casey
Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Soil & Crop Sciences, TAMU 2 / 4
➢ Project: Soil environmental quality variation, environmental risks, and critical control
technology of greenhouse agriculture
Funding source: Ministry of Environmental Protection (2010-2013)
PIs: Drs. Biao Huang, Yunlong Yu, Genxiang Shen, Ying Teng
Graduate Research Assistant, Institute of Soil Science, CAS