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Phone: 
(+852) 6816-2618
Address: 
Department of Earth Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
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Fellow
Zhao
Guochun
Current position: 
Chair Professor
Current nationality: 
China
Current residence: 
China
Affiliation/Institution: 
The University of Hong Kong / Northwest University
Biodata: 
Zhao is a chair professor at the University of Hong Kong (HKU), and a Changjiang chair professor at Northwest University, Xi’An, China. He earned BSc and MSc from Jilin University in 1985 and 1988, respectively, and a PhD from Curtin University in 2000. Since August 2000, he has been working in the Department of Earth Sciences at HKU. Zhao’s main research fields are metamorphic petrology, Precambrian geology and supercontinents. He has published more than 360 papers, cited for more than 53,000 times (h-index 128). Zhao has received many awards and honors, including State Natural Science Award (Second Class, 2014), Highly Cited Researchers (2014-2020), 29th Khwarizmi International Award (First Class; 2016), Chair Professorship of Cheung Kong (Changjiang) Scholars Program (2017), and TWAS Prize in Earth, Astronomy and Space Sciences (2018). He is a fellow of the Geological Society of America (2014), a member of the Chinese Academy of Science (2019) and Fellow (Academician) of The World Academy of Science (TWAS) for the Advancement of Science in Developing Countries (2020). Zhao is now the editor-in-chief of Precambrian Research.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
1 - No poverty
2 - Zero hunger
3 - Good health and well-being
4 - Quality education
5 - Gender equality
6 - Clean water and sanitation
9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
11 - Sustainable cities and communities
16 - Peace, justice and strong institutions
Keywords: 
Precambrian Geology, Metamorphic Petrology, Supercontinents
Elected
2021
Place of Birth: 
Liaoning
Country of birth: 
China
Section:
07-Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences
TWAS Awards: 
TWAS Prize in Earth Sciences (2018)
Last updated on 18/11/2021