Ph.D. in Geology, Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, 1990-1995.
MS in Geology, Geology Department, California State University, Fresno 1987-1990.
MS study in Exploration Geophysics, Geology Department, Northwestern University, China, 1985-87
BS in Petroleum Geology, Geology Department, Northwestern University, China, 1980-84.
PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT AND RELATED EXPERIENCES
Adjunct Research Scientist: Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2006 - present.
Chair (2007-2010), Associate Professor (2005 to 2010), Assistant Professor (1999-2005), Graduate Coordinator (2001-2007): Department of Geology, Wichita State University.
Adjunct Research Scientist: Key Laboratory of Continental Dynamics of the Ministry of Education, Northwestern University, Xian, China, 2002-2006.
Emission Evaluator: Texas Natural Resources and Conservation Commission, State of Texas, Austin, Texas (5-7/99).
Associate Research Scientist: Bureau of Economic Geology, The Univ. of Texas at Austin (1997-99).
Exploration Geologist: Division of International Exploration and Production, Phillips Petroleum Company, Bartlesville, OK (9/95 - 11/97).
Lecturer in Geophysics: Faculty of Geophysical Exploration, Department of Geology, Northwestern University, China (9/84 - 11/87).