Tandong Yao: Curriculum Vitae

Professor Yao received his doctor’s degree from Beijing Institute of Geography, CAS in 1986. He went to France in 1987 to conduct postdoctoral research in Institute of Geophysical Research on Glacier and Environment. After that he went to the US for further studies. He came back to China in 1989, and was in the same year promoted as associate professor. He was promoted again as professor in 1992, and as Doctor Supervisor in 1994. Since 1993 he has been invited for 8 times to deliver dissertations at relevant international academic meetings hold in countries and areas as Switzerland, Japan, Nepal, Taiwan, etc.