Recently, Chinese Academy of Sciences published results of assessment of 2009 CAS Excellent Ph.D. Dissertations and CAS Excellent Tutor Awards. The Ph.D. dissertation by Dr. ZHANG Yuxiu of GIGCAS was among the 50 Best Ph.D. Dissertations compiled by Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2009.
The title of the Ph.D. dissertation by Dr. ZHANG Yuxiu is “Structural evolution of the mid-west section of Bangonghu-Nujiang suture zone”, in which geotectonic issues concerning the characteristics and scale, division and time limits of evolutionary stages, subduction polarity and closure mechanisms, of Bangonghu-Nujiang oceanic basin, were studied. Part of the research results of this dissertation was published on international SCI-indexed journals like “Earth and Planet Science Letters”, “Geology”, “Journal of Sedimentary Research” and “Terra Nova” as well as on domestic core journals, in the form of more than 10 papers.
(Contributed by GIGCAS Education Department on October 9, 2009 and edited by the Comprehensive Administration Office)