Jin shichao, a PhD candidate of the digital ecology group, won the first prize and the best popularity prize of the 2018 Postgraduate Academic Forum of institute of botany, Chinese academy of sciences. His speech them is “A Deep Learning Pipeline for High-Throughput Maize Phenotyping from Lidar Data”, which introduced three main advancements in the field of crop phenotyping, i.e., the individual maize segmentation, stem-leaf segmentation, and phenotypic trait extraction.