SHI Xuhua


Xuhua Shi studies 1) kinematics and earthquake cycles of active faults in Asia; 2) fluvial incision in response to rock uplift (California and Asia); 3) topographic evolution of the Tibetan Plateau. His research tools include: Field observations of geomorphic markers and geological records, Analysis of high resolution remote sensing imagery and digital topography, Thermochronology, Numerical modeling and Multiple dating techniques (OSL, U-series, radiocarbon and cosmogenic nuclides).

  • 2014 Ph.D, Geosciences, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
  • 2011 M.S., Geosciences, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
  • 2007 M.S., Structural Geology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CHINA
  • 2004 B.S., Geology, China University of Geosciences (Beijing), CHINA
Professional Experience:
  • 2014-present Research Fellow, Earth Observatory of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • 2007-2014 Research/Teaching Assistant, Penn State University
  • 2013 (Aug-Nov) Geosciences Intern, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company
Professional Activities:
  • American Geophysical Union
  • Geological Society of America
Honours and Awards:
  • 2013 Scholten-Williams-Wright Scholarship in Field Geology
  • 2012 ExxonMobil Geosciences Student Research Grant
  • 2011 First Prize (poster) in Penn State Geosciences Grad Student Colloquium
  • 2010 Geological Society of America Student Research Grant, 2010
  • 2008 Krynine Award for field work in Tibet
  • 2002 ConocoPhillips (China) Student Scholarship