Name 

Yong YOU 

  

Professional

Title 

Professor,  Chief Engineer 

Address  

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

E-mail 

yyong@imde.ac.cn 

Professional

Expertise 

Geotechnical engineering 

Disaster prevention and reduction engineering 

Education 

1982/09-1986/07 Sichuan University, Bachelor 

1986/09-1989/07 Sichuan University, Master 

 

Employment Record (including international working experience ) 

1989/07-1992/10, Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, CAS, research intern  

1992/11-1997/10, Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, CAS, research assistant 

1997/11-2004/10, Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, CAS, Associate Professor 

2004/11-2009/09, Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, CAS, professor 

2009/10-now, Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, CAS, professor, Chief Engineer 

 

Running Projects 

As the project leaders, he has been in charge of more than 60 research programs from National Key Technology R&D Program, Special major basic research project, National Natural Science Foundation, Project group of Knowledge Innovation Program of CAS, Ministry of Water Resources, ministry of communications, State Commission of Science and Technology for National Defense Industry, and so on. The research programs in recent years included: 

(1) The Science Technology Service Network Initiative program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, The distribution law, risk analysis and prevention experimental demonstration of mountain hazards along Sichuan-Tibet railway 

(2) National Key Technology R&D Program in “Eleventh-Five Year Plan”, the research on risk assessment and emergency management of barrier lake. 

(3) National Key Technology R&D Program in “Twelfth-Five Year Plan”, the ecological protection, key control techniques of reservoir sediment and technology demonstration in the cascade hydropower development zone of Jinsha River. 

(4) General program from the National Natural Science Foundation, Research on the rule of souring and silting of the gully bed under the effect of viscous debris flow. 

(5) The sub-subject of the National “973” program, the identification of potential secondary mountain hazards under the changed conditions of the formation environment after the Wenchuan earthquake. 

(6) The sub-subject of the National Key Technology R&D Program in “Eleventh-Five Year Plan”, “The ecological prevention and the technological system of comprehensive mitigation of debris flow and landslide”. 

(7) The sub-subject of the Project group of Knowledge Innovation Program of CAS, The identification and sensitivity analysis of potential mountain hazards. 

(8) The major project of geologic hazard in the Wenchuan earthquake area from the government of Sichuan Province, the emergency mitigation project of Xiaogangjian debris flow in the Hanqin section of Mian-Mao road. 

(9) Research 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. 

(10) A geologic hazard program from local government, the comprehensive investigation of debris flow mitigation in Kasha and Shaer gully in Jinchuan County. 

 

Academic Society Activities 

Council member, China Association of Geological Hazard Prevention 

Executive council member, Sichuan Province Geographical Society 

Emergency expert, Sichuan Provincial People’s Government 

Website evaluation expert, innovation talent promotion plan of the Ministry of science and technology 

Technical Specialist of the National Geological Survey 

 

Awards 

2 First prize for scientific and technological progress of Sichuan Province 

1 Second prize for scientific and technological progress of CAS 

1 Third prize for scientific and technological progress of the ministry of communications 

1 Second prize for scientific and technological progress of Kunming city 

Expert obtaining the special allowance of State Council of China 

The outstanding expert with outstanding contribution in Sichuan Province 

Advanced Individual, Award for CAS and local cooperation (science and technology) 

 

Publications  

Published more than 50 academic papers, attended the writing work of 8 academic books, and achieved 2 national invention patents. Representative achievements in recent five years are listed as follows: 

Academic papers: 

[1] Yong You, Jinfeng Liu, Xingzhang Chen. Debris flow formation conditions and optimal characteristics of drainage canal following Wenchuan earthquake [J]. Environmental Earth Sciences, 2012, 65(4): 1005-1012. (SCI) 

[2] You Yong, Liu Jinfeng, Chen Xingchang. Design of Sluiceway Channel in a Landslide Dam Triggered by the Wenchuan Earthquake [J]. Disaster Advances, 2012, 5(4): 241-249. (SCI) 

[3] You Yong, Pan Huali, Liu Jinfeng, et al.The optimal cross-section design of the “Trapezoid-V” shaped drainage canal of viscous debris flow[J]. Journal of mountain science, 2011, 8(1): 103-107. (SCI) 

[4] You Yong, Liu Jinfeng, Chen Xingchang. Disaster characteristics and optimal design of drainage canal of debris flow following Wenchuan earthquake in Weigou Gully in Beichuan County, Sichuan Province, China[C]. 5th International conference on Debris-flow Hazards:Mitigation, Mechanics, Prediction and Assessment, 2011: 805-811. (EI) 

[5] You Yong, Liu Jinfeng, Chen Xingzhang. Study on Similarity Laws of Model Experiments of Debris Flow Channels[C].The International Conference on Remote Sensing, Environment and Transportation Engineering (RSETE 2012), 2012: 2699-2703. (EI) 

[6] You Yong, Lin Xueping, Liu Jinfeng. The Calculating Method of deposition Thickness of Viscous Debris Flow [J]. Advanced Materials Research, 2012, 524-527: 808-812. (EI) 

[7] You Yong, Zhao Yanbo, Liu Jinfeng. The Calculating Method of Erosion Depth of Viscous Debris Flow[J]. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 2012, 204-208: 3441-3444. (EI) 

[8] You Yong, Liu Jinfeng, Chen Xingchang. The Disaster Characteristics and Optimum Cross-section Design of Drainage Canal of Debris Flow in Ganlanba-sha Gully in the Baihetan Reservoir Area on the Jinsha River[J]. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 2012, 43(s2): 168-173. (EI)  

[9] You Yong, Liu Jinfeng, Chen Xingchang. Debr is Flow and Its Character istics of Subao River in Be ichuan County after“5·12”Wenchuan Earthquake [J]. Journal of Mountain Science, 2010, 28(3): 358-366. (CSCD)  

[10] You Yong, Chen Xingchang, Liu Jinfeng. Dam-breaking Debris Flows and Its Countermeasures of Gangou Gully Following the Wenchuan Earthquake in Anxian County, Sichuan [J]. Journal of Mountain Science, 2011, 29(3): 320-327. (CSCD) 

[11] You Yong, Chen Xingchang, Liu Jinfeng. “8·13”Extra Large Debris Flow Disaster in Wenjia Gully of Qingping Township, Mianzhu, Sichuan Province [J]. Journal of Catastrophology, 2011, 26(4): 68-72. (CSCD) 

[12] You Yong, Liu Jinfeng, Chen Xingchang. The Potential Tendency and Mitigation Measures of Dashui Gully in Baoxing Coutny after Lushan“4·20”Earthquake of Schuan [J]. Journal of Mountain Science, 2013, 31(4): 495-501. (CSCD) 

[13] Sun Hao, You Yong*, Liu Jinfeng, et al. Loading and Stability Analyses of Viscous Debris Flow Check Dam [J]. Journal of University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2018, 35(5): 635-644. (CSCD) 

[14] Sun Hao, You Yong*, Liu Jinfeng, et al. Experimental Study on Characteristics of Blocking and Trapping Sediment of Debris Flow Beam Dam [J]. Journal of Natural Disasters, 2017, 26(4): 125-134. (CSCD) 

[15] Sun Hao, You Yong*, Liu Jinfeng. Experimental Study on Regulative Performance of Debris Flow Beam Dam [J]. Journal of the China Railway Society, 2019, 41(3): 163-168. (EI) 

[16] Sun Hao, Zhao Wanyu, You Yong*, et al. Experimental Study on Energy Dissipation Characteristics of Debris Flow in a Drainage Channel with Step-pool Configuration [J]. Journal of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Engineering, 2019, 39(1): 132-140. (CSCD) 

[17] Sun Hao, You Yong*, Liu Jinfeng. Experimental Study on Blocking and Self-cleaning Behaviors of Beam Dam in Debris Flow Hazard Mitigation [J]. International Journal of Sediment Research, 2018, 33(4): 395-405. (SCI) 

[18] Sun Hao, You Yong*, Liu Jinfeng. Experimental Study on Characteristics of Trapping and Regulating Sediment with an Open-type Check dam in Debris Flow Hazard Mitigation [J]. Journal of Mountain Science, 2018, 15(9): 2001-2012. (SCI) 

[19] Zhao Haixin, You Yong*, Liu Jinfeng, et al. Analysis of Rheological Property of Debris Flow [J]. Science Technology and Engineering, 2015, 15(27): 120-126. (CSCD) 

[20] Zhao Haixin, You Yong*, Liu Jinfeng, et al. Experimental Study on Debris Flow Slurry Impact [J]. Journal of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Engineering, 2017, 37(5): 756-762. (CSCD) 

[21] Zhao Haixin, You Yong*, Yao Lingkan, et al. Experimental Study on Calculation of Maximum Climbing of Debris Flow [J]. Journal of Natural Disasters, 2017, 26(1): 11-18. (CSCD) 

[22] Zhao Haixin, You Yong*, Liu Jinfeng, et al. Super-elevation Calculation of Debris Flow Climbing Ascending Slopes [J]. Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 2017, (44): 1-9. (SCI) 

[23] Zhang Li, You Yong*, Liu Jinfeng, et al. Experimental Study on the Uplift Pressure of a Check Dam with Foundation Soils of Different Grain Compositions [J]. Chinese Journal of Rock Mechanics and Engineering, 2018, 37(1): 190-198. (EI) 

[24] Zhang Li, You Yong*, Liu Jinfeng, et al. Experimental Study on Characteristics of Debris Flow Deposition and the Uplift Pressure of a Check Dam [J]. Mountain Research, 2018, 36(2): 271-279. (CSCD) 

[25] Liu Daochuan, You Yong*, Du Jie, et al. Spatio-temporal Distribution of the Impact Force of Debris Flow [J]. Advanced Engineering Sciences, 2019, 51(3): 17-25. (EI) 

[26] Liu Daochuan, You Yong*, Liu Jinfeng, et al. Spatio-temporal Distribution of t Debris Flow Impact Pressure on Rigid Barrier [J]. Journal of Mountain Science, 2019, 16(4): 793-805. (SCI) 

[27] Liu Shuliang, You Yong*, Zhang Guangze, et al. Calculation of The Ultimate Depth of a Scour Pit after Debris Flow Through Drainage Canal Ribs [J]. Journal of Mountain Science, 2016, 13(2): 246-254. (SCI) 

[28] Liu Shuliang, You Yong*, Liu Jinfeng, et al. Experimental Study of The Erosion after Debris Flow Drainage Canal Ribs [J]. Journal of Lanzhou University (Natural Science), 2016, 52(3): 328-333. (CSCD) 

[29] Zhao Yanbo, You Yong*, Liu Jinfeng, et al. Experimental Study on the Function of Window-frame Dam in Changing Sediment Size Distribution for Debris Flow Prevention [J]. Journal of Yangtze River Scientific Research Institute, 2016, 33(3): 9-13. (CSCD) 

[30] Liu Shuliang, You Yong*, Liu Jinfeng, et al. Experimental Study on Performance of Window-Frame Dam Intercepting Debris Flow [J]. Journal of Yangtze River Scientific Research Institute, 2015, 32(8): 40-44. (CSCD) 

[31] Zhao Yanbo, You Yong*, Liu Jinfeng, et al. Experimental Study on Blocked Types and Critical Conditions of Window-frame Dam Preventing Debris Flow [J]. Journal of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Engineering, 2015, 35(2): 256-262. (CSCD) 

[32] Lin Xueping, You Yong*, Liu Jinfeng, et al. Experimental Study on Discharge Capacity of Spillway of Check Dam for Debris Flow [J]. Journal of Natural Disasters, 2015, 24(1): 9-14. (CSCD) 

[33] Yang Dongxu, You Yong*, Chen Xiaoqing, et al. Typical Characteristics and Mitigation of Debris Flow in Narrow-steep Gullies in the Wenchuan Earthquake Areas [J]. Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology, 2015, 42(1): 146-153. (CSCD) 

  

National patent for invention: 

[1] You Yong, Liu Jinfeng, Ou Guoqiang, Chen Xiaoqing. The design method and application of the optimal hydraulic cross-section for “Rectangle -V” shaped drainage canal of viscous debris flow. National patent for invention, ZL 2008 1 0044388.X

[2] You Yong, Pan Huali, Liu Jinfeng, Chen Xiaoqing, Ou Guoqiang. The design method and application of the optimal hydraulic cross-section for “Trapezoid-V” shaped drainage canal of viscous debris flow. National patent for invention, ZL 2008 1 0147797.2

[3] Chen Xiaoqing, You Yong, Li Deji, et al. The application and construction method of a box-lining drainage channel of debris flow. National patent for invention, ZL 2011 1 0380681.5

[4] Chen Xiaoqing, You Yong, Chen Jiankang, et al. A debris flow check dam used for adjusting the debris flow peak discharge. National patent for invention, ZL 2013 2 0387454.X

[5] Chen Xiaoqing, You Yong, Li Deji, et al. A debris flow drainage channel and its application based on cascade anti-scour notched sill. National patent for invention, ZL 2009 1 0058217.7 

[6] You Yong, Liu Jinfeng, Zhao Yanbo, et al. A design method and its application of maximum gully-bed erosion depth of viscous debris flow. National patent for invention, ZL  2012 1 0434843.3 

[7] You Yong, Lin Xueping, Liu Jinfeng, et al. A design method and its application of debris-flow discharge of spillway of check dam. National patent for invention, ZL 2013 1 0248680.4 

[8] You Yong, Zhao Yanbo, Liu Jinfeng, et al. A blocking criterion and its application of window-frame check dam trapping debris flow. National patent for invention, ZL 2013 1 0308896.5 

[9] You Yong, Lin Xueping, Liu Jinfeng, et al. A design method and its application of debris-flow deposition morphology upstream of a check dam. National patent for invention, ZL 2013 1 0214816.X 

[10] You Yong, Liu Shuliang, Liu Jinfeng, et al. A design method and its application of maximum erosion depth downstream of Ribs in a debris-flow drainage channel. National patent for invention, ZL 2015 1 0250485.4 

[11] You Yong, Zhao Haixin, Liu Jinfeng, et al. A design method and its application of viscous debris flow run-up. National patent for invention, ZL 2015 1 0897086.7 

[12] You Yong, Sun Hao, Liu Jinfeng, et al. A blocking criterion and its application of beam dam trapping debris flow. National patent for invention, ZL 2016 1 0671872.X 

[13] You Yong, Zhao Haixin, Liu Jinfeng, et al. A calculating method of spatial distribution of viscous debris flow velocity and impact pressure. National patent for invention, ZL 2016 1 0848749.0 

[14] Liu Jinfeng, Sun Hao, You Yong, et al. A stability calculating method and its application of check dam trapping viscous debris flow. National patent for invention, ZL 2017 1 0364231.4  

[15] Yang Dongxu, Wang Junchao, You Yong, et al. A design method of retaining wall considered local landscape ecology for moraine slope quick-protection. National patent for invention, ZL 2017 1 0241223.0