Name: Yaolin Shi         Title: Professor of Geophysics


Research Interest

Geodynamic modeling of coupled processes of deformation, heat transfer, porous fluid flow in the earth, earthquake mechanics in the lithosphere.  



1986 Ph.D.    University of California, Berkeley

1966 B.S.      University of Science and Technology of China   


Professional Appointments

1968-1978, Institute of Geomechanics, Engineer

1986-1988, UC Berkeley, Post Dc.

1991,1993,1995   for several months, Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences of New Zealand; University of Wellington, Visiting Scholar

2002 3 months, University of Sao Paolo, Brazil, Visiting Scholar

1988-present, Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Professor, Vice director of the school(1996-1998), Director of Laboratory of Computational Geodynamics(2003-2010)    


Fellowship, Awards & Honors

Member of Chinese Academy of Sciences since 2001

Fellow of the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World since 2005

Vice Chairman of Chinese Geophysical Society