1964年12月出生于江苏省启东市，1986年在南京大学获理学学士学位，分别于1989年和1997年在中国科学院植物研究所获硕士和博士学位。1994年5月至1995年2月在美国Colorado State University进行访问研究。现任植被与环境变化国家重点实验室副主任，中国科学院植物研究所东乌珠穆沁草原生态系统管理研究站站长，中国科学院大学教授。迄今发表论著110余篇（部），SCI收录刊物论文50余篇。已培养硕士和博士9名；正在指导博士生和硕士生3名。
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Zhang Xiaolin, Tan Yulian, Li Ang, Ren Tingting, Chen Shiping, Wang Lixin, Huang Jianhui*. 2015. Water and nitrogen availability co-control ecosystem CO2 exchange in a semiarid temperate steppe. Scientific Report, 5: 15549.
Ren Haiyan*, Xu Zhuwen, Huang Jianhui, Lu Xiaotao, Zeng Dehui, Yuan Zhiyou, Han Xingguo, Fang Yunting*. 2015. Increased precipitation induces a positive plant-soil feedback in a semi-arid grassland. Plant and Soil, 389: 211-223.
Yuan Fei, Wu Jianguo, Li Ang*, Helen Rowe, Bai Yongfei, Huang Jianhui, Han Xingguo. 2015. Spatial patterns of soil nutrients, plant diversity, and aboveground biomass in the Inner Mongolia grassland: Before and after a biodiversity removal experiment. Landscape Ecology, 30(9): 1737-1750.
Zhang Yunhai, Han Xu, He Nianpeng, Long Min, Huang Jianhui, Zhang Guangming, Wang Qibing, Han Xingguo. 2014. Increase in ammonia volatilization from soil in response to N deposition in Inner Mongolia grasslands. Atmospheric Environment, 84: 156-162.
Tan Y, J Chen, L Yan, J Huang*, L Wang, S Chen. 2013. Mass loss and nutrient dynamics during litter decomposition under three mixing treatments in a typical steppe in Inner Mongolia.Plant and Soil DOI 10.1007/s11104-012-1401-6
Li A, J Wu, J Huang*, 2012. Distinguishing between human-induced and climate-driven vegetation changes: a critical application of RESTREND in Inner Mongolia. Landscape Ecology27: 969-982
Yan L, S Chen, J Huang, G Lin. 2011. Increasing water and nitrogen availability enhanced net ecosystem CO2 assimilation of a temperate semiarid steppe.Plant and Soil 349: 227-240
Yan L, S Chen, J Huang, G Lin. 2011. Water regulated effects of photosynthetic substrate supply on soil respiration in a semiarid steppe. Global Change Biology 17(5): 1990-2001
Ren H, Z Xu,J Huang*, C Clark, S Chen, X Han. 2011. Nitrogen and water addition reduce leaf longevity of steppe species.Annals of Botany107: 145-155
Yan L, S Chen, J Huang, G Lin. 2010.Differential responses of auto- and heterotrophic soil respiration to water and nitrogen addition in a semiarid temperate steppe. Global Change Biology 16: 2345-2357
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Bai Y, J Wu, CM Clark, S Naeem, Q Pan, J Huang, L Zhang, X Han. 2010. Tradeoffs and thresholds in the effects of nitrogen addition on biodiversity and ecosystem functioning: evidence from Inner Mongolia grasslands. Global Change Biology 16: 358-372
Wang J, J Huang*, J Wu, X Han, G Lin. 2010. Ecological consequences of the Three Gorges Dam: insularization affects foraging behavior and dynamics of rodent populations. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment8: 13-19
Wilske B, N Lu, L Wei , S Chen, T Zha, C Liu, W Xu, A Noormets, J Huang, Y Wei, J Chen, Z Zhang, J Ni, G Sun, K Guo, S McNulty, R John, X Han, G Lin, J Chen, 2009. Poplar plantation has the potential to alter the water balance in semiarid Inner Mongolia. Journal of Environmental Management 90: 2762-2770
Liu P, J Huang*, X Han, Osbert J. Sun. 2009. Litter decomposition in semi-arid grassland of Inner Mongolia, China.Rangeland Ecology and Management 62: 305-313
Liu H, X Han, L Li, J Huang, H Liu, X Li. 2009. Grazing Density Effects on Cover, Species Composition, and Nitrogen Fixation of Biological Soil Crust in an Inner Mongolia Steppe. Rangeland Ecology and Management 62: 321-327
Chen S, G Lin, J Huang, GD Jenerette. 2009. Dependence of carbon sequestration on the differential responses of ecosystem photosynthesis and respiration to rain pulses in a semiarid steppe. Global Change Biology 15: 2450–2461
Chen S, J Chen, G Lin, W Zhang, H Miao, L Wei, J Huang, X Han. 2009. Energy balance and partition in Inner Mongolia steppe ecosystems with different land use types. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 149: 1800-1809.
Han X, K Owens, B Wu, J Wu, J Huang. 2009. The grasslands of Inner Mongolia: a special feature. Rangeland Ecology and Management 62: 303-304
Zhou L, J Huang, F Lu, X Han. 2009. Effects of prescribed burning and seasonal and interannual climate variation on nitrogen mineralization in a typical steppe in Inner Mongolia. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 41: 796-803
Sun S, J Huang*, X Han, G Lin. 2008. Comparisons in water relations of plants between newly formed riparian and non-riparian habitats along the bank of Three Gorges Reservoir, China. Trees - Structure and Function22: 717-728
Chen L, NFY Tam, J Huang, X Zeng, X Meng, C Zhong, YS Wong, G Lin. 2008. Comparison of ecophysiological characteristics between introduced and indigenous mangrove species in China. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science79: 644-652
Bai Y, J Wu, Q Xing, Q Pan, J Huang, D Yang, X Han. 2008. Primary production and rain use efficiency across a precipitation gradient on the Mongolia Plateau. Ecology 89: 2140-2153
Chen S, Y Bai,G Lin, J Huang, X Han. 2007. Isotopic carbon composition and related characters of dominant species along an environmental gradient in Inner Mongolia, China. Journal of Arid Environments 71: 12-28
Chen S, Y Bai, G Lin, J Huang, X Han. 2007. Variations in 13C values among major plant community types in the Xilin River Basin, Inner Mongolia, China. Australian Journal of Botany55: 48-54
Sun P, Q-Y Tian, M-G Zhao, X-Y Dai, J-H Huang, L-H Li, W-H Zhang. 2007. Aluminum-induced ethylene production is associated with inhibition of root elongation in Lotus japonicus L. Plant and Cell Physiology 48: 1229-1235
Bai Y, J Wu, Q Pan, J Huang, Q Wang, F Li, A Buyantuyev, X Han. 2007. Positive linear relationship between productivity and diversity: evidence from the Eurasian Steppe. Journal of Applied Ecology44: 1023-1034
Wang L, Mou PP, J Huang*, J Wang. 2007. Spatial variation of nitrogen availability in a subtropical evergreen broadleaved forest of southwestern China. Plant and Soil 295: 137-150
Liu P, OJ Sun, J Huang*, L Li, X Han. 2007. Non-additive effects of litter mixtures on decomposition and correlation with initial litter N and P concentrations in grassland plant species of northern China. Biology and Fertility of Soils 44: 211-216
Zhou Z, OJ Sun, J Huang, P Liu, X Han. 2007. Soil carbon and nitrogen stores and storage potential as affected by land-use in an agro-pastoral ecotone of northern China. Biogeochemistry 82: 127-138
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Liu P, J Huang, X Han, OJ Sun, Z Zhou. 2006. Differential responses of litter decomposition to increased soil nutrients and water between two contrasting grassland plant species of Inner Mongolia, China. AppliedSoilEcology34: 266-275
Niu, S.L., Y.F. Zhang, Z.Y. Yuan, W.X. Liu,J.H. Huang, S.Q. Wan. 2006. Effects of interspecific competition and nitrogen seasonality on the photosynthetic characteristics of C3 and C4 grasses. Environmental and Experimental Botany 57: 270-277
Liu H S, L H Li, X G Han, J H Huang, J X Sun, H Y Wang. 2006.Respiratory substrate availability plays a crucial role in the response of soil respiration to environmental factors. Applied Soil Ecology 32: 284-292
Niu S, Z Yuan, W Liu, Y Zhang, L Zhang, J Huang, S Wan. 2005. Photosynthetic responses of C3 and C4 species to seasonal water variability and competition.Journal of Experimental Botany 56: 2867-2876
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Yuan Z, L Li, J Huang, X Han, S Wan. 2005. Effect of nitrogen supply on the nitrogen use efficiency of an annual herb, Helianthus annuus L. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 47: 539-548
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