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Hu Shengbiao
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  No.19 Beitucheng West Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100029, China

Education and Appointments:
Dr. Shengbiao Hu

Personal Data
Male, born in Hubei, China on Jan. 14, 1963. Research Professor

2000.4.21-2001.6.20:Visiting Scholar, Thermal History Reconstruction of Sedimentary Basin Using Fission Track Analysis.School of Earth Sciences, Melbourne University Australia.
1997.07-1998.07: Visiting Scholar, Thermal History Reconstruction of Sedimentary Basin Using Fission Track Analysis.School of Earth Sciences, La Trobe University Australia.
1994.04-1994.10: Diploma, Geothermal Energy Technology, National energy authority, United Nations University, Reykjavik, Iceland.
1989.10-1991.07: Ph.D., Geothermics and Tectonics, Institute of Geology, ChineseAcademy of Scinices, Beijing 100029, P. R. China.
1988.11-1989.11: Diploma, Geothermal Energy Technology, Geothermal Institute, Auckland University, New Zealand. 1985.09-
1988.07: M.S., Geothermics, Graduate School, Science and Technology University of China and Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Scinices, Beijing, China.
1981.09-1985.07: B.S., Geology, Chengdu College of Geology, Chengdu, Shichuan province.

Research Experience
1991-1994: Assistant Professor, In charge of the Lab for geothermics, Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Scinices.
1995- 1999: Associate Professor. In Charge of the Lab for geothermics, Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Scinices.
2000-Present: Professor. Group head for geothermics, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Scinices.

Research Interests:
1. Borehole temperature measurements, thermal properity of rocks, heat flow measurements
2. Thermal history reconstruction of sedimentary basin
3. Low temperature thermochronology and its application to mountain belt and basin
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Supported Projects:
Undertaking Projects
1. Head, Thermal history reconstruction and thermal regime of sedimentary basins in China, SINOPEC Project, 2007-2011.
2. Head, Deep borehole remperature logging in Sichuan Basin,China, NNSFC Project, 2006-2009
3. Head, Thermotectonic evolution of deep water region in South China Sea, National Key Project. 2008-2010.

  1. Yuntao Tian,Barry P. Kohn,Chuanqing Zhu,Ming Xu,Shengbiao Hu and Andrew J.W.Gleadow,Detrital zircon (U–Th)/He thermochronometry of the Mesozoic Daba Shan Foreland Basin,central China: Evidence for timing of post-orogenic denudation,Tectonophysics,570–571: 65–77,2012.
  2. Yuntao Tian,Barry P. Kohn,Chuanqing Zhu,Ming Xu,Shengbiao Hu,Andrew J. W.Gleadow, Postorogenic evolution of the Mesozoic Micang Shan Foreland Basin system,central China,Basin Research,24(1):70–90,2012.
  3. He,L.J.,Hu S.B.,Huang S.P.,Yang W.C.,Wang J.Y.,Heat flow study at the Chinese Continental Scientific Drilling site: Bore hole temperature, thermal conductivity, and radiogenic heat production, J. Geophys. Res., 113:B02404,doi:10.1029/2007JB004958,2008.
  4. Hu Shengbiao, Fu Minxi. Yang Shuchun. Yuan Yusong. & Wang Jiyang, Palaeogeothermal response and record of Late Mesozoic lithospheric thinning in the eastern North China Craton. in:ZHAI, M., WINDLEY, B. F., KUSKY, T. M. & MENG, Q. (eds) Mesozoic Sub-Continental Lithospheric Thinning Under Eastern Asia. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 280, 267–280. DOI: 10.1144/SP280.13 0305-8719/07,2007.
  5. Hu Shengbiao, Asaf Raza, Kyoungwon Kyle Min, Barry P. Kohn, Richard A ketcham Peter W. Reiners, Jiyang Wang, and Andrew J. W. Gleadow, Late Mesozoic and Cenozoic tectonothermal evolution along a transect from the North China craton through the Qinling orogen into the Yangtze craton, Central China. Tectonics, 25, T C6009, doi:10.1029/2006TC001985,2006.
  6. He L,,Hu S.,Yang W.,Wang J.,Radiogenic heat production in the lithosphere of Sulu ultrahigh- pressure metamorphic belt, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 277: 525–538,2009.
  7. Yuan Yusong,Hu Shengbiao,He Lijuan,“Uniform geothermal gradient” and heat flow in the Qiongdongnan and Pearl River Mouth Basins of the South China Sea,Marine and Petroleum Geology,26(7),1152–1162,2009.
  8. Hu Shengbiao,Barry Kohn,Asaf Raza,Jiyang Wang and Andrew J. W. Gleadow,Cretaceous and Cenozoic denudation and cooling of the ultrahigh-pressure rocks in Qinling-Dabie orogen,Central China: More fission track thermochronology data from Tongbai-Dabie region. Tectonophysics,420:409-429,2006.
  9. Yang Shuchun, Shengbiao Hu, Dongsheng Cai, Xiaojie Feng & Linlin Chen, Present-day heat flow, thermal history and tectonic subsidence of the East China Sea basin. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 21(9):1095-1105,2004.
  10. Hu Shengbiao, P.B. O'Sullivan, A. Raza, B.P. Kohn, Thermal history and tectonic subsidence of the Bohai Basin, northern China: a Cenozoic rifted and local pull-apart basin, Physics of Earth and Planetary Interiors, 126(3-4):221-235,2001.
  11. Hu Shengbiao, He Lijuan and Wang Jiyang. Heat flow in the continental area of China: a new data set. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 179(2): 407-419,2000.
  12. Hu Shengbiao and Wang Jiyang, Heat flow, deep temperature and thermal structure across orogenic belts in Southeast China, Journal of Geodynamics, 30(4): 461-473,2000.
  13. Hu Shengbiao,Wang Jiyang and Zhang Juming, Temperature field modeling along the East Segment of the Quanzhou-He Shui Geotraverse,Scientia Geologica Sinica,2(3): 313-324,1993.
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