Associate Prof. (2012-present) School of Environment, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China
Assistant Prof. (2007-2012) School of Environment, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China
Ph.D. School of Municipal and Environmental Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, 2007
M.Eng. School of Municipal and Environmental Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, 2004
B.Eng. Water Supply and Sewerage Engineering, Hebei University of Architecture, Heibei Province, China, 2002
Place of Birth (Date): Hebei Province, P.R. China (1979, 10, 04)
RESEARCH EXPERIENCE & INTERESTS:
2016-present Ecosystem services trade-off modelling driven by freshwater restoration project in the Yellow River Delta Wetland, Supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 51579012)
2013-present Environmental flow thresholds for maintaining the ecosystem services of wetlands, Supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 51279008)
2013-present Effect on coastal wetlands ecosystem process of sea reclamation, Supported by the National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program, Grant No. 2013CB430402) (Prof. Tao Sun)
2010-2012 Environmental flows allocation for urban rivers with consideration of non-traditional water resources, Supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 50909005)
2008-2011 Technology and demonstration project for environmental flows regulation and aquatic ecosystem protection in Baiyangdian River basin, Supported by the national 11th five-year plan of water special project of China (Grant No. 2008ZX07209-009-4) (Prof. Zhifeng Yang)
Publications in Refereed Journals
Yuwan Jin, Wei Yang*, Tao Sun, Zhifeng Yang, Ming Li. 2016. Effects of seashore reclamation activities on the health of wetland ecosystems: a case study in the Yellow River Delta, China. Ocean & Coastal Management. 123, 44-52.
Ming Li, Wei Yang*, Tao Sun, Yuwan Jin. 2016. Potential ecological risk of heavy metal contamination in sediments and macrobenthos in coastal wetlands induced by freshwater releases: a case study in the Yellow River Delta, China. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 103(1–2), 227–239.
Ming Li, Wei Yang*, Tao Sun. 2015. Effects of freshwater releases on the delivery of ecosystem services in coastal wetlands of the Yellow River Delta using an improved input-state-output approach. Wetlands. 36, 103-112.
Zhang HY, Sun Tao, Shao DD, Yang W. 2015. Fuzzy logic method for habitat suitability evaluation in an estuary affected by Land Reclamation. Wetlands. 36, 19-30.
Shen XM, Sun T, Tang S, Yang W. 2015. Short-term response of aquatic metabolism to hydrologic pulsing in the coastal wetlands of Yellow River Delta. Wetlands. 36, 81-94.
Yang Wei*, Yang Zhifeng. 2014. Integrating ecosystem-service tradeoffs into environmental flows decisions for Baiyangdian Lake. Ecological Engineering. 71(4), 539-550.
Wei Yang*, Zhifeng Yang. 2014. Analyzing hydrological regime variability and optimizing environmental flow allocation to lake ecosystems in a sustainable water management framework: model development and a case study for China's Baiyangdian watershed. ASCE-Journal of Hydrologic Engineering.19, 993-1005.
Wei Yang*, Zhifeng Yang. 2014. Evaluation of sustainable environmental flows based on the valuation of ecosystem services: a case study for the Baiyangdian Wetland, China. Journal of Environmental Informatics. 24(2), 90-102.
Wei Yang*, Zhifeng Yang. 2014. Effects of long-term environmental flow releases on the restoration and preservation of Baiyangdian Lake, a regulated Chinese freshwater lake. Hydrobiologia. 730(1), 79-91.
Wei Yang*, Zhifeng Yang. 2013. Development of a long-term, ecologically oriented dam release plan for the Lake Baiyangdian Sub-basin, Northern. China. Water Resource Management. 27, 485-506.
Zhifeng Yang, Yan Qin, Wei Yang. 2013. Assessing and classifying plant-related ecological risk under water management scenarios in China’s Yellow River Delta Wetlands. Journal of Environmental Management.130, 276-287.
Qin Yan, Yang Zhifeng, Yang Wei*. 2014. Valuation of the loss of plant-related ecosystem services caused by water stress in the wetland of China’s Yellow River Delta. Acta Ecologica Sinica. 34, 98-105.
Wei Yang*, Zhifeng Yang, Yan Qin. 2011. An optimization approach for sustainable release of e-flows for lake restoration and preservation: model development and a case study of Baiyangdian Lake, China. Ecological Modelling. 222 (14), 2448-2455.
Wei Yang*. 2011. A multi-objective optimization approach to allocate environmental flows to the artificially restored wetlands of China’s Yellow River Delta. Ecological Modelling. 222(2): 261-267.
Wei Yang*. 2011. Variations in the ecosystem service values in response to changes in environmental flows: a case study of Baiyangdian Lake, China. Lake and Reservoir Management. 27(1): 95-104.
Chong Zheng, Wei Yang*, Zhifeng Yang. 2011. Strategies for managing environmental flows based on the spatial distribution of water quality: A case study of Baiyangdian Lake, China. Journal of Environmental Informatics. 18(2), 84-90.
Wei Yang*, Zhifeng Yang. 2010. An interactive fuzzy satisfying approach for sustainable water management in the Yellow River Delta, China. Water Resources Management. 24 (7), 1273-1284.
Yin XA, Yang ZF, Yang W, Zhao YW, Chen H. 2010. Optimized reservoir operation to balance human and riverine ecosystem needs: model development, and a case study for the Tanghe reservoir, Tang river basin, China. Hydrological Processes. 24(4), 461-471.
Wei Yang, Jun Nan, Dezhi Sun. 2008.An online water quality monitoring and management system developed for the Liming river basin in Daqing, China. Journal of Environmental Management. 88(3), 318~325.
Yang W*, Sun DZ, Yang ZF. 2008. A simulation framework for water allocation to meet the environmental requirements of urban rivers: model development and a case study for the Liming River in Daqing City, China, Environmental Fluid Mechanics. 8(4), 333-347.
Dezhi Sun, Wei Yang. 2007. Genetic algorithm solution of grey nonlinear water environment management models developed for the river Liming in Daqing, China. Journal of Environmental Engineering-ASCE. 133(3), 287-293.
W. Yang, D. Z. Sun. 2006. A genetic algorithm-based fuzzy multi-objective programming approach for environmental water allocation. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply. 6(5), 43-50.
Yang W*, Yang ZF, Bi XX. 2009. Water Resources Allocation based on ET Management: A Case Study of Lucheng City, China. River Basin Research and Planning Approach. 491-496.
Yang W*, Yang ZF. 2009. Estimation of dynamic e-flows release of Baiyangdian Lake, a shallow freshwater lake, China. ISEM 2009, pp193.
Wei Yang*, Zhifeng Yang, Chong Zheng. 2011. Sustainable environmental flow management based on lake quality protection: the case of Baiyangdian Lake, China. Procedia Environmental Sciences. The 19th ISEM. Sep 20-23, 2011, Beijing, China.
Chong Zheng, Wei Yang*. 2011. Optimized allocation of water resources in Baiyangdian watershed, China. Procedia Environmental Sciences. The 19th ISEM. Sep 20-23, 2011, Beijing, China.
Yan Qin, Zhifeng Yang, Wei Yang. 2010. A novel index system for assessing ecological risk under water stress in the Yellow River Delta Wetland. Procedia Environmental Sciences.2, 535-541.
Wei Yang*, Zhifeng Yang. 2009. A multi-objective optimization approach for the ecological water allocation of the wetlands in the Yellow River Delta, China. International Conference on Implementing Environmental Water Allocation.
Wei Yang*, Zhifeng Yang. 2009. Estimation of dynamic e-flows release of Baiyangdian Lake, a shallow freshwater lake, China. The 17th Biennial ISEM Conference. Quebec, Canada.