Associate Professor 


No. 9, Block 4, Renminnanlu Road, Chengdu, 610041, People’s Republic of China 




Soil phosphorus cycling and regulation

Agricultural non-point source pollution control


2009.09-2014.07 PhD Degree, Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)  

2005.09-2009.09 Bachelor Degree, Southwest University 


Employment Record (including international working experience ) 

2020.07-present   Associate Professor, Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, CAS

2018.08-2020.07  Assistant Professor, Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, CAS

2014.07-2018.08  Assistant Professor, Institute of Applied Ecology, CAS

Running Projects 

1. The National Key Research and Development Program of China (No. 2016YFD020030706) 

2. The National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 41701344) 

3. The Youth Scientific Program of the Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, CAS (SDS-QN-1908) 


Academic Society Activities 










[1] Kai Wei, Zhenhua Chen, Nan Jiang, Yulan Zhang, Jiao Feng, Jihui Tian, Xiaodong Chen, Chunrong Lou, Lijun Chen. 2020. Effects of mineral phosphorus fertilizer reduction and maize straw incorporation on soil phosphorus availability, acid phosphatase activity, and maize grain yield in northeast China. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science.  

[2] Kai Wei, Zhuahua Chen, Xiaoping Zhang, Lijun Chen. 2019. Phosphorus forms and their distribution under long-term no tillage systems. Plant, Soil and Environment, 65: 35-40.  

[3] Kai Wei, Tao Sun, Jihui Tian, Zhenhua Chen, Lijun Chen. 2018. Soil microbial biomass, phosphatase and their relationships with phosphorus turnover under mixed inorganic and organic nitrogen addition in a Larix gmelinii plantation. Forest Ecology and Management, 422: 313-322.  

[4] Kai Wei, Hongxu Bao, Shaomin Huang, Lijun Chen. 2017. Effects of long-term fertilization on available P, P composition and phosphatase activities in soil from the Huang-Huai-Hai Plain of China. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 237: 134-142.  

[5] Kai Wei, Zhenhua Chen, Xiaoping Zhang, Wenju Liang, Lijun Chen. 2014. Tillage effects on phosphorus composition and phosphatase activities in soil aggregates. Geoderma, 217-218: 37-44.

[6] Kai Wei, Zhenhua Chen, Anjing Zhu, Jiaobao Zhang, Lijun Chen. 2014. Application of 31P NMR spectroscopy in determining phosphatase activities and P composition in soil aggregates influenced by tillage and residue management practices. Soil & Tillage Research, 138: 35-43.