Shiying Tian

Research Assoc

Post Doc
  • D. S. Weaver Labs 152



Biological and Agricultural Engineering

North Carolina State University

Research Description

Research Associate and member of the Bio&Ag Soil and Water Management Group conducting field and simulation modeling research.


Estimates of Precipitation IDF Curves and Design Discharges for Road-Crossing Drainage Structures: Case Study in Four Small Forested Watersheds in the Southeastern US
Amatya, D. M., Tian, S., Marion, D. A., Caldwell, P., Laseter, S., Youssef, M. A., … Vose, J. M. (2021), JOURNAL OF HYDROLOGIC ENGINEERING, 26(4).
Processes and mechanisms controlling nitrate dynamics in an artificially drained field: Insights from high-frequency water quality measurements
Liu, W., Youssef, M. A., Birgand, F. P., Chescheir, G. M., Tian, S., & Maxwell, B. M. (2020), AGRICULTURAL WATER MANAGEMENT, 232.
Drying-Rewetting Cycles Affect Nitrate Removal Rates in Woodchip Bioreactors
Maxwell, B. M., Birgand, F., Schipper, L. A., Christianson, L. E., Tian, S., Helmers, M. J., … Youssef, M. A. (2019), JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY, 48(1), 93–101.
Impacts on soil nitrogen availability of converting managed pine plantation into switchgrass monoculture for bioenergy
Cacho, J. F., Youssef, M. A., Shi, W., Chescheir, G. M., Skaggs, R. W., Tian, S., … Arellano, C. (2019), SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT, 654, 1326–1336.
Increased Duration of Drying-Rewetting Cycles Increases Nitrate Removal in Woodchip Bioreactors
Maxwell, B. M., Birgand, F., Schipper, L. A., Christianson, L. E., Tian, S., Helmers, M. J., … Youssef, M. A. (2019), AGRICULTURAL & ENVIRONMENTAL LETTERS, 4(1).
Microtopography-induced transient waterlogging affects switchgrass (Alamo) growth in the lower coastal plain of North Carolina, USA
Tian, S. Y., Fischer, M., Chescheir, G. M., Youssef, M. A., Cacho, J. F., & King, J. S. (2018), Global Change Biology Bioenergy, 10(8), 577–591.
Switchgrass growth and pine-switchgrass interactions in established intercropping systems
Tian, S. Y., Cacho, J. F., Youssef, M. A., Chescheir, G. M., Fischer, M., Nettles, J. E., & King, J. S. (2017), Global Change Biology Bioenergy, 9(5), 845–857.
Water quality effects of switchgrass intercropping on pine forest in Coastal North Carolina
Muwamba, A., Amatya, D. M., Chescheir, G. M., Nettles, J. E., Appelboom, T., Ssegane, H., … Tian, S. (2017), Transactions of the ASABE, 60(5), 1607–1620.
Different seasonality of nitrate export from an agricultural watershed and an urbanized watershed in Midwestern USA
Tian, S., Youssef, M. A., Richards, R. P., Liu, J., Baker, D. B., & Liu, Y. (2016), Journal of Hydrology, 541, 1375–1384.
Forest drainage
Skaggs, R. W., Tian, S., Chescheir, G. M., Amatya, D. M., & Youssef, M. A. (2016), Forest Hydrology: Processes, Management and Assessment, 124–140.

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Town of Windsor Flood Reduction Feasibility Study
Bertie County(6/01/17 - 6/30/18)
Potential Impacts of High Precipitation Events on Peak Discharges and Forest Roads and Stream Cross Drainage Structures
US Forest Service(6/27/16 - 9/30/20)