Mainly focus on the GHGs emission and simulation and carbon/nitrogen/water cycle in forest ecosystem under climate change background.
Jul. 2013-Prsent, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Jul. 2011-Jun. 2013, Institute of Bogany, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Sep. 2005-2011, M.S. and Ph.D., Institute of Environment and sustainable Development in Agriculture, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences.
Sep. 2001-Sep.2005, B.S. in Agriculture University of Hebei, in Ecology.
 2020-2022 The National Science Foundation of China and Thailand Research Fund (NSFC-TRF) grant (41961144017). “Phenological characteristics of different forest ecosystems with different latitudinal gradients and its responses to climate change in southwest china-Indo-China peninsula region based on canopy colour” (￥2,000,000).
 2020-2023 The National Science Foundation of China (NSFC) grant (41975147). “Study on the mechanism of the contrasting response of soil respiration to drought in tropical rainforest and woody savanna ecosystems in Yunnan Province” (￥620,000).
 2015-2017 The National Science Foundation of China (NSFC) grant (41405143). “Effect of drought on greenhouse gas emissions from Valley Savanna ecosystem” (￥240,000).
 2015-2018 Yunnan Natural Science Foundation of Yunnan Province (2015FB186). “The mechanism of drought on greenhouse gas emissions from Savanna ecosystem” (￥100,000)
 2017-2020 Yunnan Natural Science Foundation of Yunnan Province (2017FB077). “The mechanism of drought on soil respiration from Savanna ecosystem” (￥100,000)
 Zhou L G, Liu Y T*, Zhang Y P*, Sha L Q, Song Q H, Zhou W J, Balasubramanian D., Palingamoorthy G, Gao J B, Lin Y X, Li J, Zhou R W, Myo Sai T Z, Tang X H, Zhang J, Zhang P, Wang S S, Grace J. Soil respiration after six years of continuous drought stress in the tropical rainforest in Southwest China. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 2019, 138,107564.
 Liu Y T*, Li J Q, Jin Y, Zhang Y P*, Sha L Q, Grace J, Song Q H, Zhou W J, Chen A G, Li P G, Zhang S B. The influence of drought strength on soil respiration in a woody savanna ecosystem, southwest China. Plant & Soil, 2018, 428(1-2): 321-333.
 Jin Y Q, Li J, Liu C G, Liu Y T*, Zhang Y P*, Sha L Q, Wang Z, Song Q H, Lin Y X, Zhou R W, Chen A G, Li P G, Fei X H, Grace J. Carbohydrate dynamics of three dominant species in a Chinese savanna under precipitation exclusion. Tree Physiology, 2018, 38: 1371-1383.
 Jin Y Q, Li J, Liu C G, Liu Y T*, Zhang Y P*, Song Q H, Sha L Q, Chen A G, Yang D X, Li P G. Response of net primary productivity to precipitation exclusion in a savanna ecosystem. Forest Ecology & Management, 2018, 429:69-76.
 Li J, JinY Q, Y. Liu Y T*, Zhang Y P*, Grace J, Song Q H, Sha L Q, Lin Y X, Chen A G, Li P G, Fei X H. Effects of precipitation exclusion on N2O emissions in a savanna ecosystem in SW China. Atmospheric Environment, 2018, 187: 1-8.
 Liu Y T, Li Y E*, Wan Y F, Chen D L, Gao Q Z, Li Y, Qin X B. Nitrous Oxide Emission from Irrigated and Fertilized Spring Maize in Semi-Arid Northern China. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment, 2011, 141: 287-295.
 Liu Y T, Jin YQ, Li J, Zhang Y P*, Li P G. The characteristics of soil moisture and soil temperature and their response to drought in Yuanjiang Savanna ecosystem. Mountain Research, 2017, 35(6): 790-798.
 Liu Y T, Zhang Y P*, Wu C S, Liang N S, Sha L Q, Luo X, Liu Y H. Simulation of the responses of soil temperature and soil heterotrophic respiration to climate warming in a subtropical evergreen broad-leaved forest. Chinese Journal of Ecology, 2016, 35(7): 1799-1806.
 Liu Y T, Li Y E*, Wan Y F., Gao Q Z, Qin X B, Chen D L. Nitrous Oxide Emissions from Spring-maize Field Under the Application of Different Nitrogen and Phosphorus Fertilizers. Journal of Agro-Environment Science, 2011, 30(7): 1468-1475.
 Liu Y T, Wan Y F., Lin E D, Li Y E*, Chen D L, Qin X B, Gao Q Z, Jin L, Wu Y J. N2O flux variations from spring maize soil under fertilization and irrigation. Journal of Agro-Environment Science, 2008, 28(2): 997-1002.