1. Resilience and regime shift of lake ecosystem in the Lower Yangtze River Basin. Key project funded by NSFC, 2016-2020
2. Regime shift of shallow lakes recorded in lake sediment records. 2015-2018, funded by NSFC
3. Early warning signals and feedback mechanism of regime shift in Lake Ecosystem. 2012-2016, funded by NSFC.
4. Dynamic of social-ecological resilience: learning from the past. Chinese academy of Science, Hundred Talent Program, 2016-2019