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LI Xinxin

Assistant Professor

Department of Ocean Science and Engineering


Room 605, Block 9, Innovation Park

Dr. Xinxin Li received her Ph.D. in Chemical Oceanography from Texas A&M University in 2013. Her research interests are application of stable and radiocarbon isotopes, organic biomarkers (e.g. lignin, pigment), and microbial community (e.g. Archaea) dynamics and processes to study marine organic biogeochemistry; the fate of organic carbon from estuaries, nearshore to trenches, and their interactions with eutrophication, hypoxia, and global climate change. She is a member of American Geophysical Union (AGU) and American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). She has published 11 peer-reviewed papers in Marine Chemistry, JGR-Biogeosciences, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta etc., with over 360 citations by Oct, 2018 (Google Scholar).


Education Background
  • 2013 Ph. D, Chemical Oceanography, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA
  • 2008 M. S. Marine Chemistry, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China
  • 2005 B. S. Chemistry, Qingdao University, Qingdao, China
Working Experience
  • • Dec. 2016–Assistant Professor, Department of Ocean Science and Engineering, Southern University of  Science and Technology, Shen Zhen, China
  • • Sep. 2016–Dec. 2016 Visiting scholar, State Key Lab of Marine Geology, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
  • • Mar. 2015   Visiting scholar, State Key Lab of Marine Geology, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
  • • Jan. 2013–Aug. 2016  Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Geochemical and Environmental Research Group, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
  • • Aug. 2010-Dec. 2012  Teaching Assistant and Instructor for Introductory Oceanography Laboratory (OCNG252), Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
  • • Aug. 2008–Jul. 2010 Research Assistant, Department of Oceanography, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Major Recognition
  • 2018 Shenzhen Nanshan "leading talents"
  • 2018  "Excellent Communist Party Member" of Southern University of Science and Technology
  • 2017  Shenzhen Peacock Plan C Talents
  • 2013  Texas Graduate School of Earth Sciences Graduate Student Scholarship
  • 2010, 2011  Texas A&M University Marine Department Graduate International Conference Travel Fund
  • 2008-2009  Dechner Scholarship of the Department of Oceanography, Texas A&M University
  • 2009  Texas A&M University English Society Advanced Speaking Course Excellence Award
  • 2007-2008  China Ocean University Graduate First-class Scholarship
  • 2005  Excellent graduates of Shandong Province
  • 2002-2003  National Scholarship


Research Fields

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