B.S., 2007, Geochemistry, Nanjing University, China

M.Phil., 2011, Geology & Geophysics, Yale University

Ph.D., 2014, Geology & Geophysics, Yale University


Associate Professor, Texas A&M University, 2022-present

Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University, 2016-2022

Ziff Environmental Fellow, Harvard University, 2014-2016

Professional Society Membership

American Geophysical Union

Geochemical Society

Awards & Grants

F.W. Clarke Award, Geochemical Society, 2022

American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund Doctoral New Investigator, 2019-2021

Philip Orville Prize for outstanding research and scholarship in Earth Sciences, Yale University, 2015

Environmental Postdoctoral Fellowship, Harvard University Center for the Environment, 2014-2016

Karl Turekian Prize for excellence in Geochemical studies, Yale University, 2014

Outstanding Overseas Graduate Student, Chinese Scholarship Council, 2014

Schlanger Fellowship, U.S. Science Support Program for Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, 2012-2014


Editorial Board: PLOS One (2019-present), Geochemical News (2019-2020), Journal of Earth Science (2018-present)

Associate Editor: Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology (2020-present)

Committee Service: US Advisory Committee for Scientific Ocean Drilling (USAC, 2021-2023); Clair Patterson Award Committee, Geochemical Society (2021-2023)

Reviews for:

Journals: Nature, Science Advances, PNAS, Nature Communications, Geology, Earth-Science Reviews, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Paleoceanography, Organic Geochemistry (Elsevier Outstanding Reviewer), Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Journal of Geophysical Research, Tectonophysics, Deep Sea Research II, and Frontiers in Terrestrial Microbiology

Government Agencies: NSF (ad hoc and panel members), IODP, EPA