Huanyuan Zhang

Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) in Geography and the Environment

Supervisors: Professor Yadvinder Malhi, Dr Imma Oliverasand Professor Iain Colin Prentice (Imperial College London)

Calculate tropical NPP by upscaling empirical findings from plot-level forest inventory to a larger scale

Academic Profile

Huanyuan has special interest in applying mathematical modelling and remote sensing technique in studying the terrestrial carbon cycle. Before coming to Oxford, Huanyuan completed a dual-Bachelor Degree in Environmental science, University of Birmingham and Sun Yat-sen University. an MRes on Ecosystem and Environmental change, Imperial College London. Before coming to Oxford, Huanyuan previously worked on the CO2 fertilization effect on terrestrial ecosystem and land carbon sink modelling. Huanyuan is also a qualified PADI dive master.

Awards and funding

  • 2016 National 3rd Class and Enterprise Scholarships (Sun Yat-sen University)
  • 2019 Tang Scholarship by China Oxford Scholarship Fund
  • 2019 Henfrey graduate scholarship by St Catherine's College, Oxford
  • 2020 Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden Open Funding

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Conference Papers


  • Zhang, H. (2021) ARTofR: make pretty comments and headers. R package version 0.2.
Huanyuan Zhang
Environmental Change Institute