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Zhou Weijian
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  No. 97 Yanxiang Road, Yanta Zone, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China , 710061
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Education and Appointments:

Prof. Zhou has developed chronostratigraphic and geochemical tracer techniques using loess 10Be and 14C for Quaternary studies, applied these to numerous paleoclimatic and paleoenvironmental studies in East Asia and revolutionized our understanding of north-south hemispheres interactions. She presided the establishment of and has been supervising the Xi'an AMS Center.

 

Work Experience

1978-1984, Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences(CAS), China, Research Assistant

1985-1999, Xi’an Laboratory of Loess and Quaternary Geology, CAS, China, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor

1999-now, Institute of Earth Environment, CAS, China, Professor

2006-2008, Director of Institute of Earth Environment, CAS, Xi’an, China

2001-2010, Director of State Key Laboratory of Loess and Quaternary Geology, Institute of Earth Environment, CAS, Xi’an, China.

2006-now, Director of Xi’an Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Center, Xi’an, China 

1998-2001, project leader of National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars of China

2002-2007, scientific leader of the Science Fund for Creative Research Groups of the National Natural Science Foundation of China

 

Member of professional societies

CLIVAR/PAGES (CLIMATE VARIABILITY AND PREDICTABILITY / PAST GLOBAL CHANGES) Intersection Panel(2004-2008)

Associate editor of the international journal Radiocarbon(1997-2000), Editorial member of the international journal Radiocarbon(2001-now).

Member of Scientific committee of Beijing University China.(2002-2006)

NSFC(National Science foundation of China) reviewer.(2006-2008)

Professor of Xi'an Jiaotong University, China.

Vice-president of Chinese Association for Quaternary Research.(2008-now)

 

Honors

1994, No.1 Award of Advanced Sciences and Technology in Shaanxi Province on “ Loess and Paleomonsoon”

1997, No.1 Award of Natural Science of Chinese Academy of Sciences on “East Asian Paleomonsoon”

1999, No.3 Award of National Natural Science on “Chinese Loess and East Asian Paleomonsoon”

1999, Award of The First National Prize for the One Hundred Most Outstanding PhD Theses in China

2000, No.1 Award of Advanced Science and Technology of Chinese Academy of Sciences on “Minicyclotron-based Accelerator Mass Spectrometer”

2003, No.1 Award of Advanced Sciences and Technology in Shaanxi Province on “Historic Analogue of Global warming and Radiocarbon Chronology”.

2007, No.1 Award of Advanced Sciences and Technology in Shaanxi Province on "History and variability of Eastern Asian monsoon climate".

2008, No.2 Award of National Natural Science on "History and variability of Eastern Asian moonsoon climate since the late Miocene" 

2009, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, Academician.

2010, The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World, TWAS member.

 


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