Prof. Qiaomei Liang

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  Dr. Qiaomei Liang received her PhD degree in Management Science and Engineering from Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2007. Then she was a research associate in Institute of Policy and Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Currently, she is a professor and doctoral supervisor in School of Management and Economics, Beijing Institute of Technology. She is also the director in the research office of climate economics and policies in Center for Energy & Environmental Policy Research, BIT. She was awarded by Excellent Young Scientist Foundation of National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) in 2014. Besides, she was also selected for the "Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University" by the Ministry of Education (MOE), and the program of "Beijing-funded Plan for Talents".

  She has been long engaged in the study and research of management science. Her main research interest is Energy Economic Complex System Modeling and Energy & Environmental Policy. She has undertaken more than 20 projects which are supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), National Science-technology Support Plan, European Union FP7 and so on. Some policy consulting reports she submitted were commented by the General Leaders such as the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, and accepted by the General Office of CPC Central Committee or State Council. She has published more than 30 academic papers, 18 of which in SCI/SSCI indexed journals. And she has written 6 English and Chinese books in collaboration with others. The published English papers were cumulatively cited more than 500 times (Google Scholar), with 213 times by SCI/SSCI ones (ISI) and the highest SCI/SSCI cited times in a single first-author paper being 85. She was awarded the Elsevier Economics Journals Most Cited Articles By Chinese Mainland Authors 2004-2008, and related works have become the top 25 hottest articles of Journal of Policy Modeling for two and a half consecutive years. In addition, two of her papers are cited by the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report and one paper is collected in ESI. And parts of her research works are reported by Reuters and other mainstream media. She has received academic honors including Nomination Award of National Excellent Doctorate Dissertation of China, Award of Beijing Excellent Doctorate Dissertation, President’s Scholarship (Award of Merit) of Chinese Academy of Sciences, the first prize of science and technology progress awarded by MOE.

The main academic journal articles

[1] Li, B.B., Liang, Q.M.*, Wang, J.C., 2015. A comparative study on prediction methods for China's medium- and long-term coal demand. Energy, 93: 1671-1683.
[2] Wang, Q., Liang, Q. M.*, Wang, B., Zhong, F. X., 2015. Impact of household expenditures on CO2 emissions in China: Income-determined or lifestyle-driven?. Natural Hazards, In Press.
[3] Liang, Q.M.*, Wang, T., Xue, M.M., 2015. Addressing the competitiveness effects of taxing carbon in China: domestic tax cuts versus border tax adjustments. Journal of Cleaner Production. In Press.
[4] Liu, L.C., Liang, Q.M.*, Wang, Q., 2015. Accounting for China's regional carbon emissions in 2002 and 2007: production-based versus consumption-based principles. Journal of Cleaner Production, 103: 384-392.
[5] Liang, Q.M., Yao, Y.F., Zhao, L.T., Wang, C., Yang, R.G., Wei, Y.M., 2014. Platform for China Energy & Environmental Policy Analysis: A general design and its application. Environmental Modelling & Software, 51: 195-206.
[6] Liang, Q.M., Liu, M., Liu, L.C., 2014. The Dynamic Features of Final Demand Carbon Footprint in China from 1997–2010—An Input–output Analysis. Energy Procedia, 61: 1075-1079.
[7] Wang, Q., Liang, Q.M.*, 2014. Will a carbon tax hinder China's efforts to improve its primary income distribution status? Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change. In Press.
[8] Liu, W.X., Wang, Q., Liang, Q.M.*, Wei, Y.M., 2014. China’s Regional Carbon Emission Intensity Decomposition System. International Journal of Global Energy Issues, 37(5/6): 319-337.
[9] Liang, Q.M., Liu, W.X., Liang, X.J., Zhao, L.T., 2014. A Decision Support System for Decomposing Carbon Emission Intensity: Development and Application. Journal of Beijing Institute of Technology (Social Sciences Edition), 16(5), 37-41.
[10] Fan, J.L., Liang, Q.M., Wang, Q., Zhang, X., Wei, Y.M., 2014. Will export rebate policy be effective for CO2 emissions reduction in China? A CEEPA-based analysis. Journal of Cleaner Production. In Press.
[11] Fan, J.L., Liang, Q.M., Liang, X.J., Tatano, H., Kajitani, Y., Wei, Y.M., 2014. National vulnerability to extreme climatic events: the cases of electricity disruption in China and Japan. Natural Hazards, 71(3): 1937-1956.
[12] Yao, Y.F., Liang Q.M., Yang, D.W., Liao, H., Wei, Y.M., 2014. How China’s current energy pricing mechanisms will impact its marginal abatement costs? Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, In Press.
[13] Yao, Y.F., Wei, Y.M., Liang, Q.M., Zhai, S.X. Sharing mitigation burden among sectors in China: Results from CEEPA. Accepted by Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy.
[14] Johansson, D.J.A., Lucas, P.L., Weitzel, M., Ahlgren, E.O., Bazaz, A.B., Chen, W.Y., den Elzen, M.G. J., Ghosh, J., Grahn, M., Liang, Q.M., Peterson, S., Pradhan, B.K., van Ruijven, B.J., Shukla, P. R., van Vuuren, D.P., Wei, Y.M., 2014. Multi-model comparison of the economic and energy implications for China and India in an international climate regime. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change. In Press.
[15] Liang, Q.M.*, Wang, Q., Wei, Y.M., 2013. Assessing the distributional impacts of carbon tax among households across different income groups: The case of China. Energy & Environment, 24 (7&8):1323-1346.
[16] Yang, F., Liang, Q.M.*, 2013. The carbon footprint Accounting of China’s International Trade. Chinese Journal of Management, 10(2): 288-292, 312.
[17] Fan, J.L., Liao, H., Liang, Q.M., Tatano, H., Liu, C.F., Wei, Y.M., 2013. Residential carbon emission evolutions in urban–rural divided China: An end-use and behavior analysis. Applied Energy, 101: 323-332.
[18] Fan, J.L., Zhang, X., Liang, Q.M.*, 2013. Emission reduction effects of export tax rebate in china: a computable general equilibrium analysis. China Population, Resources And Environment, 23(4):55-61.
[19] Jiao, J.L., Qi, Y.Y., Cao, Q., Liu, L.C., Liang, Q.M., 2013. China's targets for reducing the intensity of CO2 emissions by 2020. Energy Strategy Reviews, 2 (2): 176-181.
[20] He, S.Y., Yang, R.G., Liang, X.J., Zhao, L.T., Liang, Q.M., 2013. Development and Application of Long-term and Multi-stage Oil Price Forecasting System. Journal of Beijing Institute of Technology (Social Sciences Edition), 15(3), 13-20.
[21] Liang, Q.M., Wei, Y.M., 2012. Distributional impacts of taxing carbon in China: Results from the CEEPA model. Applied Energy, 92:545-551.
[22] Yao, Y.F., Liang, Q.M., Wei, Y.M., 2012. The impacts of international energy price volatility on China's marginal abatement cost: A CEEPA-based analysis. China Soft Science, (2):156-165.
[23] Yao, Y.F., Liang, Q.M., Wei, Y.M., 2012. Sharing the burden of mitigation among key emission sectors in China: A economy-wide cost-effective the perspective. Chinese Journal of Management, 9(8):1239-1243.
[24] Liang, Q.M., Ren, Z.Y., Zhao, L.T., Wei, Y.M., 2011. Emission allowance generator for emission reduction design and development. Energy of China, 33(7):34-39.
[25] Fan, Y.L., Liao, H., Liang, Q.M., Zhang, Y.J., 2010. Research on the characters of residential energy consumption. Energy of China, 32(8):33-36.
[26] Liang, Q.M., Fan, Y., Wei, Y.M., 2009. The effect of energy end-use efficiency improvement on China’s energy use and CO2 emissions: A CGE model-based analysis. Energy Efficiency, 2(3): 243-262.
[27] Wei, Y.M., Liang, Q.M., 2009. A new approach to energy modelling: the SE3T system and its multi-objective integrated methodology. International Journal of Global Energy Issues, 31(1): 88-109.
[28] Liang, Q.M., Tsuchiya, S., Tatano, H., Okada, N., Wei, Y.M., 2008. An Application of SCGE Model to Assess the Labor and Capital Related Economic Loss in Nankai Earthquake. International Journal of Risk Assessment and Management, 8: 412-423.
[29] Liang, Q.M., Fan, Y., Wei, Y.M., 2007. Carbon taxation policy in China: How to protect energy- and trade-intensive sectors? Journal of Policy Modeling, 29(2):311-333.
[30] Liang, Q.M., Fan, Y., Wei, Y.M.,2007. Multi-regional input–output model for regional energy requirements and CO2 emissions in China. Energy Policy, 35(3):1685-1700.
[31] Fan, Y., Liang, Q.M., Wei, Y.M., Okada, N., 2007. A model for China's energy requirements and CO2 emissions analysis. Environmental Modelling & Software, 22(3): 378-393.
[32] Fan, Y., Jiao, J.L., Liang, Q.M., Han, Z.Y., Wei, Y.M., 2007. The impact of rising international crude oil price on China’s economy: an empirical analysis with CGE model. International Journal of Global Energy Issues, 27(4):404-424.
[33] Wei, Y.M., Liang, Q.M., Fan, Y., Okada, N., Tsai, H.T., 2006. A scenario analysis of energy requirements and energy intensity for China's rapidly developing society in the year 2020. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 73(4): 405-421.
[34] Wei, Y.M., Fan, Y., Wang, Y., Liu, L.C., Liang, Q.M., et al, 2006. Suggestions and Solutions to Carbon Emissions in China. Advances in Climate Change Research, 2(1):15-20.
[35] Liang, Q.M., Okada, Norio, Wei, Y.M., 2005. Decision Support System for Energy Demands and Related CO2 Emissions Analysis. Energy of China, 27(1): 41-43.
[36] Liang, Q.M., Wei, Y.M., Fan, Y., Okada, Norio, 2004. A Model for Scenario Analysis of China's Energy Requirement and Energy Intensity and Its Applications. Chinese Journal of Management, 1(1): 62-66.

The publication of the cooperation in both English and Chinese academic works

[1] Wei, Y.M., Wu, G., Liang, Q.M., Liao H. China Energy Report 2012: Energy Security Research. Beijing: Science Press, 2012.
[2] Wei, Y.M., Liu, L.C., Wu, G., Zou, L.L., et al. Energy Economics: CO2 Emissions in China. Heidelberg: Springer, 2010. (ch7.3, ch8, and ch10.2)
[3] Wei, Y.M., Fan, Y., Han, Z.Y., Wu, G., et al. Energy Economics: Modeling and Empirical Analysis in China. New York: CRC Press-Taylor & Francis Group, 2010. (ch3 and ch5.5)
[4] Wei, Y.M., Liao H., et al. China Energy Report 2010: Energy Efficiency Research. Beijing: Science Press, 2010.(ch9)
[5] Wei, Y.M., Liu, L.C., Fan, Y., Wu, G., et al. China's energy report(2008):Carbon emissions research. Beijing: Science Press, 2008. (ch7.3, ch8, and ch10.2)
[6] Wei, Y.M., Fan, Y., Han, Z.Y., Wu, G., et al. China Energy Report (2006):Strategy and policy research. Beijing:Science Press, 2006. (ch3 and ch5)


Hosted and participated in research projects(Major)

Hosted research projects(Major)

[1] National Natural Science Foundation of Excellent Young Scientists Program (71422011): energy economics complex systems modeling, and energy and environmental policy research, 2015/01-2017/12. (Project leader)
[2] National Natural Science Foundation of International Cooperation Project (71461137006): dynamics of green growth in European and Chinese cities(Dragon), 2014/09-2017/08. (Project leader)
[3] Beijing-funded Plan for Talents (2013D009011000003): the socio-economic impact assessment system of Carbon emissions trading in Beijing, and its application, 2014/01-2015/12. (Project leader)
[4] National Energy Board Topics: study on the international crude oil price forecast, 2014/01-2014/12. (Topic Leader)
[5] The Ministry of Education Program for New Century Excellent Talents (NCET-12-0039): computable general equilibrium analyze the income distribution effects of major energy and environmental taxes in China, 2013/01-2015/12. (Project leader)
[6] National Natural Science Foundation of China for Youth Project (71001007): dynamic multi-regional energy environmental policy model and carbon reduction policies application research, 2011/01-2013/12. (Project leader)
[7] National Energy Board Topics: study on simulation of short - term energy needs and policies in China, 2011/06-2011/12. (Topic Leader)
[8] Beijing Institute of Science and Technology Innovation Program & Major Cultivate Project: computable general equilibrium study on the competitiveness effects of greenhouse gas mitigation policies, 2014. (Project leader)
[9] Chinese Academy of Sciences “Scientific research start special funds for Excellent Ph.D. Thesis and Dean Award Winner" Project: Many regional dynamic modeling methods and application research of China's energy environment policy analysis, 2008-2010. (Project leader)

Participated in research projects(Major)
[1] National 973 topics: the socio-economy impaction and adaptive strategies under the perspective of global climate changes, 2012/01-2013/12. (Special Topic leader)
[2] "Twelfth Five-Year" National Science and Technology Support Program Topics: study on the key technology of climate change integrated assessment modelling and simulation, 2012/01-2015/12. (Sub-topic leader)
[3] China's Low Carbon Development Strategy Research Project Topic: study on the development of low carbon city of Yichun City Heilongjiang Province, 2013/01-2014/07.
[4] Major National Natural Science Foundation of International Cooperation Project(71020107026): impact of climate change on the socio-economic vulnerability method analysis and its application, 2011/01-2013/12.
[5] National 973 Topics: a feasibility study of establishing international and regional climate change research center mainly based in China, 2010/01-2011/12.
[6] EU FP7 Project: Policy Options to engage Emerging Asian economies in a post Kyoto regime (POEM), 2009/10-2012/09.
[7] In Oil Commissioned by the Project: gas demand forecasting and policy research, 2008-2009.
[8] Beijing Excellent Doctoral Dissertation of Instructor Humanities and Social Science Projects: energy complex system modeling, 2008-2010.
[9] Sino-British Project: China-UK Near Zero Emissions Coal (NZEC), 2007/04-2009/09.
[10] National Natural Science Foundation Key Project (70733005): security of energy supply and energy policy, basic research, 2008/01-2011/12.
[11] State Energy Office Topics: energy conservation priority strategic opportunities and challenges, 2007.
[12] State Grid Corporation Commissioned the Project: the structure of energy consumption and energy efficiency relations, 2007.

Selected Awards or Honors

[1] The Second Prize of Science and Technology Progress Award by the Ministry of Education (2015)
[2] Beijing-funded Plan for Talents (2013)
[3] The Ministry of Education Program for New Century Excellent Talents (2012)
[4] The First Prize of Science and Technology Progress Award by the Ministry of Education (2012)
[5] The Elsevier Economics Journals Most Cited Articles By Chinese Mainland Authors 2004-2008(2010)
[6] Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Finalist Prize in China (2009)
[7] The First Beijing Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Prize (2008)
[8] Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Prize Awarded by Chinese Academy of Sciences (2008)
[9] President Excellent Prize Awarded by Chinese Academy of Sciences (2007)