U.S.-China Ecopartnership for Environmental Sustainability - USCEES

Visiting Scholars

Ms. Yuanyuan Li visiting Purdue University, August 2013-August 2014

Yuanyuan Li is a visiting graduate student scholar working on the impact of grassland degradation on the stabilization mechanisms of soil organic matter in Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau.  Ms. Li is advised by Professor Shikui Dong, Beijing Normal University, China.


Dr. Bo Li visiting Purdue University, March 2013 – March 2014

Dr. Li is the stable isotope laboratory manager at the Institute of Applied Ecology, CAS, Shenyang. He is a visiting scholar in the Purdue Stable Isotope (PSI) and Geochemistry facility engaging in technology and management methods exchange. He is particularly interested in gas emissions from soils and will be working on projects related to the decomposition of refractory carbon.  Please find his CV here: Dr. Li’s CV


Prof. Shenjun Qin visiting Purdue University, March 2013 – February 2014

Professor Shenjun Qin, currently an Associate Professor at Hebei University of Engineering, is visiting the biogeochemical lab of Professor Timothy Filley of the Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences. His research interests relate to organic geochemistry of sediment, coal and oil, primarily concerning GC-MS analyses and the geochemical significance of organic molecules and biomarkers. Supported by the Excellent Going Abroad Experts’ Training Program through Hebei Province, Prof. Qin is performing joint research with Professor Filley. Through this joint research, he will be partaking in lipid and lignin extractions and analyzing them by GC-MS and compound specific stable isotope mass spectrometry. Please find his CV here: Prof. Qin's CV

Past visiting scholar activities