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Tandong Yao appointed honorary doctors

News: Apr 21, 2017

Climate researcher Tandong Yao has been appointed honorary doctors at the Faculty of Science.

Tandong YaoTandong Yao is professor and director of the Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. His research has been focused on glacier and environment on the Tibetan Plateau. He has been internationally acknowledged as one of the most accomplished scientist in cryospheric study and has been leading many research programs relating to environmental changes in the past 20 years. Tandong Yao is a close collaborator for to the Department of Earth Sciences in terms of joint research, supervision for PhD students, and research visits. He has made an important and unique contribution to development of the departments teaching and research.

Deliang Chen will host Tandong Yao during the conferment ceremony and .

The conferment ceremony takes place on October 20. Leif Klemedtsson will be the promoter.



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