Liangzhi You, a senior scientist, joined IFPRI in 2000 to conduct research on agricultural science and technology policy. Liangzhi earned a B.S. in hydraulic engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, and an M.S. in environmental economics and Ph.D. in civil and environmental engineering from Johns Hopkins University.
Before joining IFPRI, Liangzhi was a research assistant at Johns Hopkins University. Liangzhi is a citizen of China.