Fei LIU, Ph.D, Professor, College of Biosystems Engineering and Food Science, Zhejiang University. Prof. Liu is mainly focused on the Sensing technology and equipment development for Intelligent Agriculture, inlcuding agricultrual IoT, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), hyperspectral imaging and LIBS for soil and plant information detection, plant phenotyping. Prof. Liu is the Deputy Director of Institute of Agricultural Information Technology, Zhejiang University, and the Deputy Director of Key Laboratory of Spectroscopy Sensing, Ministry of Agriculture, China.

1. Work status

2017-now, Professor, College of Biosystems Engineering and Food Science, Zhejiang University

Deputy Director, Institute of Agricultural Information Technology, Zhejiang University

Deputy Director, Key Laboratory of Spectroscopy Sensing, Ministry of Agriculture

2013-2017, Lecturer, Associate Professor, Zhejiang University

2012-2013, Foreign Researcher, Hokkaido University, Japan

2011-2013, Postdoctor, Zhejiang University

2. Education Background

2006.09-2011.06, Ph.D, Zhejiang University, China, Major: Biosystems Engineering

2002.09-2006.07, Bachelor, China Agricultural University, China, Major: Agricultural Mechanization and Automation

3. Research Projects

National Key Research and Development Plan (2017YFD0701002): Technology and equipment development for agricultural electric single-rotor UAV variable spraying and supplementary pollination

National High-Tech Research and Development Plan (863 Plan, 2013AA10240502): Digital platform for oilseed rape production and management

Natural Science Foundation of China (31671579): Heavy metal stress mechanism on rice root-stem-leaf and LIBS fast detection method study

4. Main Honors and Awards

National Prize for Progres in Science and Technology (Second Prize, 2015)

Zhejiang Provincial Science and Technology Awards (First Prize, 2016&2014&2012)

National Excellent Doctoral Dissertation Award Nomination (2013)

Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Progress Award (First Prize, 2014)

Chinese Outstanding Patented Invention (2017)

DaBeiNong Science and Technology Awards-Intelligent Agriculture Award (2017)

2012 SCOPUS-Young Research Award (Agricultural Field, 2013)

5. International Conferences

2017, The 11th European Conference on Precision Agriculture (2017ECPA), UK

2017, PA17-The International Tri-Conference for Precision Agriculture, New Zealand

2016, Annual Meeting of ASABE, USA

2015, Annual Meeting of ASABE, USA

2014, International Conference of Precision Agriculture, USA

2014, CIGR World Congress, Beijing, China

6. Part of Published Papers

Wenwen Kong#, Chu Zhang#, Weihao Huang, Fei Liu*, Yong He. Application of hyperspectral imaging to detect Sclerotinia sclerotiorum on oilseed rape stems. Sensors, 2018, 18(1), 123.(SCI)

Jiyu Peng, Yong He, Lanhan Ye, Tingting Shen, Fei Liu*, Wenwen Kong, Xiaodan Liu, Yun Zhao. Moisture influence reducing method for heavy metals detection in plant materials using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy: a case study for chromium content detection in rice leaves. Analytical Chemistry, 2017, 89: 7593--7600.(SCI)

Hongyan Zhu, Bingquan Chu, Chu Zhang, Fei Liu*, Linjun Jiang, Yong He*. Hyperspectral imaging for presymptomatic detection of tobacco disease with successive projections algorithm and machine-learning classifiers. Scientific Reports, 2017, 7: 4125. (SCI)

Chu Zhang, Xuping Feng, Jian Wang, Fei Liu*, Yong He*, Weijun Zhou. Mid-infrared spectroscopy combined with chemometrics to detect Sclerotinia stem rot on oilseed rape (Brassica napus L.) leaves. Plant Methods, 2017, 13: 39. (SCI)

Jiyu Peng, Fei Liu*, Wenwen Kong, Chu Zhang, Keqiang Yu, Yong He. Rapid identification of varieties of walnut powder based on laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy. Transactions of the ASABE, 2017, 60(1): 19-28.(SCI) 

Jiyu Peng, Kunlin Song, Hongyan Zhu, Wenwen Kong, Fei Liu*, Tingting Shen, Yong He. Fast detection of tobacco mosaic virus infected tobacco using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy. Scientific Reports, 2017, 7, 44551.(SCI) 

Chu Zhang, Qiaonan Wang, Fei Liu*, Yong He*, Yuzhao Xiao. Rapid and non-destructive measurement of spinach pigments content during storage using hyperspectral imaging with chemometrics. Measurement, 2017, 97: 149-155.(SCI)

Chu Zhang, Hao Jiang, Fei Liu*, Yong He*. Application of near-infrared hyperspectral imaging with variable selection methods to determine and visualize caffeine content of coffee beans. Food and Bioprocess Technology, 2017, 10(1): 213–221.(SCI)

Jiyu Peng, Fei Liu*, Fei Zhou, Kunlin Song, Chu Zhang, Lanhan Ye, Yong He*. Challenging applications for multi-element analysis by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy in agriculture: A review. Trends in Analytical Chemistry, 2016, 85: 260-272.(SCI)

Chu Zhang, Fei Liu*, Wenwen Kong, Peng Cui, Yong He*, Weijun Zhou. Estimation and visualization of soluble sugar content in oilseed rape leaves using hyperspectral imaging. Transactions of the ASABE, 2016, 59(6): 1499-1505.(SCI)

Wenwen Kong, Fei Liu*, Chu Zhang, Jianfeng Zhang, Hailin Feng. Non-destructive determination of Malondialdehyde (MDA) distribution in oilseed rape leaves by laboratory scale NIR hyperspectral imaging. Scientific Reports 2016, 6, 35393.(SCI)

Chu Zhang, Fei Liu*, Yong He*, Wenwen Kong, Kuichuan Sheng. Determination and visualization of pH values in anaerobic digestion of water hyacinth and rice straw mixtures using hyperspectral imaging with wavelet transform denoising and variable selection. Sensors, 2016, 16, 244.(SCI) 

Chu Zhang, Chang Wang, Fei Liu*, Yong He*. Mid-infrared spectroscopy for coffee variety identification: Comparison of pattern recognition methods. Journal of Spectroscopy, 2016, 7927286. (SCI)

Chu Zhang, Fei Liu *, Wenwen Kong and Yong He *. Application of visible and near-infrared hyperspectral imaging to determine soluble protein content in oilseed rape leaves. Sensors, 2015, 15: 16576-16588. (SCI)

Yong He, Chu Zhang, Fei Liu*, Wenwen Kong, Peng Cui, Weijun Zhou, Lingxia Huang. Determination of pigments concentration of oilseed rape (Brassica napus L.) leaves using hyperspectral imaging. Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 2015, 31(1): 23-30. (SCI)

Wenwen Kong, Fei Liu*, Chu Zhang, Yidan Bao, Jiajia Yu, Yong He*. Fast detection of peroxidase (POD) activity in tomato leaves which infected with Botrytis cinerea using hyperspectral imaging. Spectrochimica Acta Part A, 2014, 118: 498-502. (SCI)

Yidan Bao, Fei Liu*, Wenwen Kong, Da-Wen Sun, Yong He, Zhengjun Qiu. Measurement of soluble solids content and pH of white vinegars using VIS/NIR spectroscopy and least squares support vector machine. Food and Bioprocess Technology, 2014, 7: 54-61. (SCI)

Yidan Bao, Wenwen Kong, Fei Liu*, Zhengjun Qiu, Yong He*. Detection of glutamic acid in oilseed rape leaves using near infrared spectroscopy and the least squares-support vector machine. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2012, 13(11), 14106-14114. (SCI)

Yidan Bao, Wenwen Kong, Yong He, Fei Liu*, Tian Tian, Weijun Zhou. Quantitative analysis of total amino acid in barley leaves under herbicide stress using spectroscopic technology and chemometrics. Sensors, 2012, 12(10), 13393-13401. (SCI)

Fei Liu, Wenwen Kong, Tian Tian, Hui Fang, Yong He, Weijun Zhou. Estimation of acetolactate synthase activity in brassica napus under herbicide stress using near-infrared spectroscopy. Transactions of the ASABE, 2012, 55(4): 1631-1638. (SCI)

Yun Zhao, Xing Xu, Fei Liu*, Yong He*. A novel hyperspectral waveband selection algorithm for insect attack detection. Transactions of the ASABE, 2012, 55(1): 281-291. (SCI)

Fei Liu, Zonglai L. Jin, Muhammad Shahbaz Naeem, Tian Tian, Fan Zhang, Yong He, Hui Fang, Qingfu F. Ye, Weijun J. Zhou. Applying near-infrared spectroscopy and chemometrics to determine total amino acids in herbicide-stressed oilseed rape leaves. Food and Bioprocess Technology, 2011, 4(7): 1314-1321. (SCI)

Fei Liu, Pengcheng Nie, Min Huang, Wenwen Kong, Yong He. Nondestructive determination of nutritional information in oilseed rape leaves using visible/near infrared spectroscopy and multivariate calibrations. Science China Information Sciences, 2011, 54(3): 598-608. (SCI)

Fei Liu, Wenwen Kong, Yong He. Nondestructive estimation of nitrogen status and vegetation index of oilseed rape canopy using multi-spectral imaging technology. Sensor Letters, 2011, 9(3): 1126-1132. (SCI)

Fei Liu, Yong He. Discrimination of producing areas of Auricularia auricula using visible/near infrared spectroscopy. Food and Bioprocess Technology, 2011, 4(3): 387-394. (SCI)

Fei Liu, Yong He, Guangming Sun. Determination of protein content of Auricularia auricula using near infrared spectroscopy combined with linear and nonlinear calibrations. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 2009, 57(11), 4520-4527. (SCI)

Fei Liu, Yong He. Application of successive projections algorithm for variable selection to determine organic acids of plum vinegar. Food Chemistry, 2009, 115(4): 1430-1436. (SCI)

Fei Liu, Yihong Jiang, Yong He. Variable selection in visible/near infrared spectra for linear and nonlinear calibrations: A case study to determine soluble solids content of beer. Analytica Chimica Acta, 2009, 635(1): 45-52. (SCI)

Fei Liu, Fan Zhang, Zonglai Jin, Yong He, Hui Fang, Qingfu Ye, Weijun Zhou. Determination of acetolactate synthase activity and protein content of oilseed rape (Brassica napus L.) leaves using visible/near infrared spectroscopy. Analytica Chimica Acta, 2008, 629(1-2): 56-65. (SCI)

Research work

Intelligent Agriculture, Agricultrual IoT, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), Hyperspectral imaging and LIBS for soil and plant information detection,Plant phenotyping