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XU Jingping


Associate Head

Department of Ocean Science and Engineering


Room 503, Block 9, Innovation Park

Dr. Jingping Xu, is known for his research in sediment transport processes, turbidity current evolution, and submarine canyon studies worldwide. He has published more than 60 peer reviewed journal papers in journals such as Geology, JGR, GRL, Nature Communications, with Google Scholar citation of 1830+ and h-index = 25. He is currently funded by several NSFC projects investigating the sediment transport processes along Chinese coast, in deep South China Sea, and in Congo submarine canyon of west Africa.

Education Background
  • 1993-----Ph.D. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, Virginia, USA       
  • 1987-----M.Sc. Shandong College of Oceanography, Qingdao, China
  • 1984-----B.Sc. Shandong College of Oceanography, Qingdao, China
Working Experience
  • 2017-Present- Professor, deputy chair, Department of Ocean Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China
  • 2014-2017----- Endowed professor, College of Marine Geosciences, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China
  • 1996-2014----- Oceanographer, U.S. Geological Survey, California, USA
  • 1995-1996----- Postdoc/Research Assistant Professor, Louisiana State University, Louisiana, USA
Major Recognition
  • Innovation leading talent plan of Qingdao,2014
  • Scholars overseas special experts of Taishan Shandong province, 2015
  • Member of the expert consulting committee of China IODP
  • Academic committee of the Marine geology and environment function laboratory of the state oceanic laboratory
  • Member of the coastal and Marine professional committee of the China quaternary science research association
  • Academic committee of Shandong key laboratory of engineering geology


Research Fields

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