Department of Microbiology & Plant Biology
University of Oklahoma
Norman, OK 73019
Lab Phone: (405) 325-6519；(405) 325-8578
Dr. Luo's Office: (405) 325-1651
Fax: (405) 325-7619E-mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Yiqi Luo was trained as an ecologist with an emphasis on systems analysis and modeling. His current research focuses on data-model integration to improve our ability to predict ecosystem responses to global change. Dr. Luo's research is aimed at understanding interactions and dynamics of carbon, nutrient, and water resources in ecosystems. His work concerns a variety of ecosystem types, including forests, grasslands, and coastal wetlands. He is particularly interested in how ecophysiological processes are manifested at the ecosystem levels and used to address issues in global change including terrestrial carbon sequestration and atmosphere-biosphere coupling.
- Plant ecophysiology
- Ecosystem ecology
- Biogeochemistry and global carbon cycling
- Forest ecology
- Grassland ecology
- Postdoctoral fellow, Stanford University. 1992 ~ 1994.
- Postdoctoral fellow, University of California, Los Angeles. 1991 ~ 1992.
- Ph.D. in Ecology, University of California, Davis. 1991.
- B.S. Agronomy, Yangzhou University (formerly Jiangsu Agriculture College), China. 1982.
- 2001- Professor, Department of Botany and Microbiology. University of Oklahoma.
- 1999-2001 Associate Professor, Department of Botany and Microbiology. University of Oklahoma.
- 1997-98. Associate Research Professor. Desert Research Institute, University of Nevada.
- 1994-97. Assistant Research Professor. Desert Research Institute, University of Nevada.
- 1996. Visiting lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Nevada, Reno.
- 1981-85. Lecturer and research associate, Depâ€™t of Agronomy, Yangzhou University, China.
- 2000- Global Change Biology. University of Oklahoma
- 2001- Ecological Modeling. University of Oklahoma
- 1999- Principles of Plant Ecology. University of Oklahoma
- 1998. Computer acquaintance and applications in biological sciences. University of Nevada, Reno
- 1997. Ecological Modeling. University of Nevada, Reno.
- 1996. Principles of Statistics. Department of Economics, University of Nevada, Reno.
- 1982-85. Experimental Design and Biostatistics. Yangzhou University.
Current Funding (out of a total USD $38, 687,682, Chinese Yuan ¥1,015,000, 143,100€EURO’s)
- RCN: Forecasts Of Resource and Environmental Changes: data Assimilation Science and Technology (FORECAST). NSF, 2009-2014. (Principal Investigator)
- Effects of Warming the Deep Soil and Permafrost on Ecosystem Carbon Balance in Alaskan Tundra: A Coupled Measurement and Modeling Approach. DOE, 2011-2014. (Co-PI, PI: Ted Schuur, University of Florida)
- Model-Data Synthesis of Terrestrial Responses to Elevated CO2: Phase 2 of an ongoing collaboration between ecosystem and global modelers and empirical scientists from long-term CO2 enrichment experiments. DOE, 2012-2014. (Co-PI, PI: Rich Norby, ORNL)
- Development of a Data Assimilation Capability towards Ecological Forecasting in a Data-Rich Era. NSF, 2009-2012. (Principal Investigator)
- From Community Structure to Functions: Metagenomics-Enabled Predictive Understanding of Temperature Sensitivity of Soil Carbon Decomposition to Climate Warming. DOE, 2010-2013. (Co-PI, PI: Jizhong Zhou, University of Oklahoma)
- A cyberCommons for Ecological Forecasting. NSF EPSCoR, 2009-2012. (Co-PI and lead scientist for Oklahoma, PI: Paul Risser, University of Oklahoma)
- Data Synthesis and Data Assimilation at Global Change Experiments and FLUXNET toward Improving Land Process Models. DOE, 2012-2015. (Principal Investigator)
- Grassland sensitivity to climate change at local to regional scales: assessing the role of ecosystem attributes vs. environmental context. NSF, 2012-2017. (Co-PI, PI: Alan Knapp, Colorado State University)
- LTREB: Effects of Warming and Clipping on Coupling of Carbon and Water Cycles in a Tallgrass Prairie. NSF, 2008-2013. (Principal Investigator)
Please see Publications