Jinfeng LIU


Professional Title



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


Professional Expertise

Disaster prevention and reduction engineering


1997/09–2001/07  Anhui Normal UniversityCollege of Territorial Resources and TourismBachelor

2001/09–2004/07  Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment,CASPhysical GeographyMaster

2006/09–2009/07  Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment,CASPhysical GeographyDoctor

2010/03-2010/09   Advanced training “Disaster Risk Management Technology on Volcanic Eruption, Debris Flow and Landslide (JFY 2009)” in Japan

Employment Record (including international working experience )

2004/07–2007/02  Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment,CASResearch Intern

2007/02–2012/07  Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment,CASAssistant Researcher

2012/07–2017/10  Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment,CASAssociate Professor

2017/10–now        Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment,CASProfessor

Running Projects

Major in debris flow mitigation research. In recent years, he has been in charge of about 20 research programs from National Key Technology R&D Program, National Natural Science Foundation, Program of CAS, and so on. The research programs in recent years included:


1The Science and Technology Service Network Initiative, Chinese Academy of Sciences, “The mitigation measures and prevention experimental demonstration of mountain hazards along Sichuan-Tibet railway”.


2General program from the National Natural Science Foundation, “The trapping and back-silting mechanism of window-frame dam for controlling viscous debris flow”.


3The sub-subject of National Key Technology R&D Program in “Twelfth-Five Year Plan”, “Rsearch and demonstration on mitigation measures of debris flow in Longmen Mountain Seismic Region”.


4The sub-subject of National Key Technology R&D Program in “Twelfth-Five Year Plan”, “Identification of potential mountain torrents and debris flow”.


5Poverty alleviation research project from CAS, “Mountain disaster risk prevention and control of poverty alleviation guarantee in poor mountainous areas of Southwest China”.


6Research program from China Railway Eryuan Engineering Group Co.Ltd, “Research on the characteristics and mitigation measures of glacial debris flow along the Sichuan Tibet Railway”.


7Research program from China Railway Eryuan Engineering Group Co.Ltd, “Research on the damages and mitigation measures of debris flow along the Dongchuan section of Yukun Railway”


First prize of scientific and technological progress in hydropower generation 2015


National geography award the Crystal Compass of Russian Geographical Society2014


Western Young Scholars of CAS "Light of West China" Program 2017



Published more than 60 academic papers, attended the writing work of 5 academic books. Representative achievements in recent five years are listed as follows:


[1] LIU Jinfeng*, Kana NAKATANI, Takahisa MIZUYAMA.Effect Assessment of Debris Flow Mitigation Works Based on Numerical Simulation by Using Kanako 2D [J]. Landslides, 2013, 10(2): 161-173.


[2] Liu Jinfeng*, Yong You, Xiaoqing Chen,et al. Mitigation planning based on the prediction of river blocking by a typical large-scale debris flow in the Wenchuan earthquake area [J]. Landslides, 2016, 13(5):1231-1242.


[3] Liu Jinfeng*, You Yong, Chen Xiaoqing,et al..Characteristics and Hazard Prediction of Large-Scale Debris Flow of Xiaojia Gully in Yingxiu Town, Sichuan Province, China [J]. Engineering Geology, 2014,180:55-67.


[4] LIU Jinfeng*, Kana NAKATANI and Takahisa MIZUYAMA. Hazard Mitigation Planning for Debris flow Based on Numerical Simulation Using Kanako Simulator [J].Journal of Mountain Science, 2012, 9(4): 529-537.


[5] Liu Jinfeng*, Kana Nakatani, Yong You.Debris Flow Deposition Prediction Based on Numerical Simulation: a Case study of Mozi Gully, Wenchuan County, Sichuan Province, China [J]. Disaster Advances, 2012, 5(4): 1116-1122.


[6] LIU Jinfeng*YOU YongCHEN Xingchang.Identification of Potential Sites of Debris Flows in the Upper Min River Drainage, Following Environmental Changes Caused by the Wenchuan Earthquake[J].Journal of Mountain Science,2010,7(3):255-263.


[7] LIU Jinfeng*YOU Yong. The Characteristics and Countermeasures of Dam-breaking Debris

Flow After Wenchuan Earthquake: A Case Study of the Tangfang Gully in Pingwu CountySichuan Province [J]. Journal of Sichuan University (Engineering Science Edition), 2010, 42(5):68-75.


[8] LIU Jinfeng*, Cheng Zunlan, Chen Xiaoqing. The Hazard Assessment of Glacier-lake Outburst in Palongzangbu River from Ranwu to Peilong [J].Journal of Mountain Science,2012,30(3):369-377.(CSCD)


[9] LIU Jinfeng*YOU Yong, Chen Xiaoqing. Study on the Influence of Debris Flow on Large Hydropower Project in the Lower reaches of Jinsha River, China: A Case Study on Heishui Debris flow in the reservoir area of Baihetan Hydropower Station[J].Bulletin of Soil and Water Conservation,2012,32(3):285-289.


[10] LIU Jinfeng*YOU Yong, Chen Xinzhang. Potential damages and identification of debris flow barrier lakes in the Upper Min River Drainage [J].Scientia Geographica Sinica,2012,32(7):885-891.


[11] LIU Jinfeng*YOU Yong, Chen Xiaoqing. The Slope Debris Flow and its mitigation of Douyaping area in Du-Wen Road of 213 National Way[J]. Journal of Mountain Science, 2015,33(5):611-618.