Prof. Dr. Yi HUANG is a Full Professor in the College of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Peking University, China; Director of Marin Institute for Bio-resource and Environment（MIBE Lab）, PKU-Shenzhen
Holds a Doctor of Science (major in Biology, Germany), Prof. Yi HUANG has experience in teaching and researching in China, Germany, Canada and Australia. Her current research focuses on:
Microbial Ecological Processes in Extreme Habitate
---Adaptive Responses of Ecosystem Structure/Functions to Environmental Stresses, especially focus on microbial community and watershed ecosystem.
---Resistant Mechanisms of Microbial community and Plant-Microorganism Symbiosis to Heavy Metal and Organic Pollutants and bio-restoration, especially interested in petroleum pollution and microplastics.
Bacteria mining, evaluation and modification for industrial scale use
---Marine polyhydroxyalkanote (PHA)-producing bacteria mining, evaluation, genetic modification and industrialization;
Education and Work Experiences
2000 – Present: Professor, College of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Beijing University, China；
2010–Present: Director, Marine Institute for Bioresources and Environment， PKUSZ, Shenzhen, China;1998：Post-Doctoral Fellow, College of Urban and Environment, Beijing University, China；
1997: Ph.D. (Natural Science: biology) from Bielefeld University, Germany；
1990: M.Sc. (Ecology) from Central-South Forestry College, China；
1983: B.Sc.(Agri.) from Central-South Forestry University, China；
Undergraduate Course: Environmental Microbiology
Graduate Courses: Environmental Ecology;