Professor Department of Earth and Space Sciences
Professor Yang is a seismologist at the Department of Earth and Space Sciences, Southern University of Science and Technology at Shenzhen, Guangdong. He got his Bachelor of Sciences from University of Science and Technology of China in 2000. His PhD studies took place in Brown University majoring in Geophysics and Seismology during 2000-2006 and his PhD degree was awarded in 2006. Afterward, he took research associate and senior research associate positions at University of Colorado at Boulder in 2006-2010. In August 2010, he moved to Macquarie University as a lecturer and was promoted to associate professor in 2015. In November 2021, he joined Department of Earth and Space Sciences at Southern University of Science and Technology. Prof. Yang’s main research area includes seismic tomography and ambient noise tomography. He has published more than 90 scientific papers in high-ranking international journals, including Nature, Nature Geoscience, Geology, EPSL, GRL, JGR-Solid Earth, etc.
Seismic tomography and ambient noise tomography
Shallow crustal structure and assessment of earthquake hazards and risks
Lithospheric structure and deep metallogenic mechanisms
Structure and origin of volcanoes