Thanks to the recommendation of prof. Ji Qiang, in early 2017, prof. Luo Zhexi finally agreed to accept our invitation as a visiting professor.
Prof. Luo Zhexi is a paleontologist with an international reputation. He did his bachelor degree in paleontology in Nanjing University from 1978 to 1982. He studies in University of California, Berkeley from 1983-1989 and achieved his Ph.D there. He worked as an assistant professor in College of Charleston and an associate research fellow in Carnegie Museum of Natural History. He is now a professor in the University of Chicago. He has published over 10 articles, as the first author, in journals such asNature and Science.
The honors he has achieved:
Humboldt-Forschungspreis (Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung)
Humboldt Award for Senior Scientists, Humboldt Foundation, Germany，2007
Outstanding Overseas Chinese Young Scientist Award，Earth Sciences Division, National Natural Science Foundation of China，2004
CAREER Award,National Science Foundation, USA, 1996
Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, UC, Berkeley, 1988
Anne Alexander Fellowship, Museum of Paleontology, UC, Berkeley, 1984-85