Dr. Yang is a visiting scholar for the China Energy Group in the Energy Technologies Area at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. She is an associate professor from the Department of Geology Engineering and Environmental Science, College of Geo-science and Surveying Engineering, China University of Mining & Technology, Beijing, China.
Liu Yang received her Ph.D. in Ecology at Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2006. Her research has focused on assessing water health, water pollution, and eco-environmental impacts. She has hosted and participated in several programs, and published numerous research papers, national standards, and a patent of invention.