Introduction

  The Department of Earth Sciences at ZheJiang University, previously known as the Department of Geography and History, was founded by KeZhen Zhu in 1936 and is one of the earliest departments in the field of geology among all universities in China. 

Alumni Spotlights


Zhou Zuyi World famous Geophysicist and mineralogist, was born in Deqing, Zhejiang Province. He graduated in 1982 from the Department of Geology, Zhejiang University, and obtained his Ph.D. degree from City University of New York. He currently works in Geophysical laboratory Carnegie Institution of Washington. His main research area is the internal structure of Mars. On May 22 in 2005, Prof.Fei published one article in Science and proposed the theory :The Mar's core is formed by liquid.
Fei Yingwei Geographers, Cartographer, Expert in remote sensing mapping, Chinese Academy of Sciences member He graduated from Zhejiang University, Department of History in 1941, and then he received a master degree from Zhejiang University, the institute of History in 1947. He is the academician of the Chinese Academy of Science, academician of International Eurasia Academy, and academician of the Third World Academy. His research areas include GIS, remote sensing and cartography. Professor Chen Shupeng was the creator and founder of remote sensing application and geographic information system in China. He established the institute of remote sensing application, Chinese academy of sciences and the state key laboratory of resource and environment information system.
Peng Ping’an Deputy director of the institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou; Laboratory Director of the state key laboratory of Geochemistry Prof.Peng graduated in 1982 from the Department of Geology, Zhejiang University, and obtained his Ph.D. degree from the institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He is the one of the earliest winners of National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars; he was selected for One Hundred Person Project of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He has long been engaged in the study of Petroleum and natural gas geochemistry, Environmental organic geochemistry and marine biogeochemistry.
Xu Yigang Deputy director of the institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou; Prof.Xu graduated in 1987 from the Department of Geology, Zhejiang University, and obtained his Ph.D. from Universite de Paris 7 in 1994. He had done postdoctoral research during 1994 to 1995 in department of Geology of Royal Holloway College of university of London. Prof.Xu was the winner of National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars in 1999 and was selected for One Hundred Person Project of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2003.His main research areas are mantle petrology, geochemistry and lithospheric dynamics.
Bao Zhengyu Professor of college of Earth Science of China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), Doctoral advisor, Vice-president of Youth Association for science and technology of Hubei, Council member of Chinese Society for Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry Prof.Bao has long been engaged in the study of Geochemical dynamics and computational geochemistry. He has made outstanding contribution to mental ore-forming dynamic processes, space-time structure analysis of metal and oil-gas geochemical fields and geochemical data processing. He obtained the second prize for scientific and technological achievement by ministry of geology and mineral resources and was awarded the outstanding contribution to the middle-aged and young experts of Hubei province in 1993.