About the Author
Dr. Yang Shufeng is Qiushi distinguish professor in the department of earth sciences at Zhejiang University, and is also distinguish scientist of Zhejiang Province. After receiving his PhD in 1984, he spent 5 years in Nanjing university as associate professor and professor. In 1989, he become professor and chair of department of earth sciences at Zhejiang University and had been executive dean of graduate school of Zhejiang university for twelve years. He has paid attention to the Early Permian intra-plate magmatism in Tarim plate since 1991 supported by the Chinese National Key Rearch Project, general project of Chinese National Science Fund and project from oil company etc.. Supported by the Tarim oil company, he get lot of borehole data and seismic data to reveal the real appearance of Early Permian intra-plate magmatism covered by Mesozoic and Cenozoic strata, and he found the Early Permian Tarim Large Igneous Province. In 2009, he got the key project of Chinese National Science Fund to research the deep process and geodynamic Early Permian Tarim Large Igneous Province, and has gotten many new scientific discoveries. Dr Yang Shufeng is the author or co-author of more than 150 refereed papers and 6 books in Early Permian Tarim Large Igneous Province and relevant research fields.He has gotten one Third Prize of National Science Award, one First Prize of Science of China Education Ministry, one First Prize of Science and Techonology of Zhejiang Province and Two Second Prize of Science and Techonology of Zhejiang Province. Professor Chen gets his Ph.D. degree from Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Academia Sinica in 1998. His research areas include Evolution of Basin and Orogenic Belt, Analysis of Structural Deformation, Neotectonics, and so on. He is dean, School of Earth Sciences,Executive Director of Research Centre for Structures in Oil and Gas Bearing Basins, Ministry of Education, Qiushi Professor of Zhejiang University (Tectonics and Structural Geology). He as published about 200 peer-reviewed papers, and contributed 7 books.