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educator , geophysicist

Ji-an Xu, Chinese geophysicist, educator. Recipient Science award Chinese National Educational Committee, 1988.

Background

Xu, Ji-an was born on October 26, 1939 in Nei-Jiang, Si-Chuan, China. Son of Er-shi Hsu and Zhi-Ying Jiang.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Physics, Peking University, 1960. Master of Science in Physics, Peking University, 1962.

Career

Research associate, associate professor Institute Physics Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, 1978-1987. Senior research scientist Diamond Technology Center Norton Company, Salt Lake City, 1987-1988. Geophysicist Hawaii Institute Geophysics University Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, 1988-1994.

Professor Institute Earth Sciences National Chung-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, 1994-1996. Research professor Institute Earth Sciences Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, since 1994. Visiting professor Department Physics.

University Missouri-Columbia, 1980-1982. Postdoctoral associate Geophysical Laboratory Carnegia Institution Washington, 1982-1987.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Badminton.

Connections

Married Min-hua Xu, February 3, 1964. Children: Lilian Yuan-Yi, Xiaocun.

father:
Er-shi Hsu

mother:
Zhi-Ying Jiang

spouse:
Min-hua Xu

child:
Lilian Yuan-Yi Xu

child:
Xiaocun Xu