In February 2019, Research Professor YANG Zhiming was awarded the “Scientific and Technological Leading Scientist” of “National High-level Personnel of Special Support Program” by the Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee.
Fig. Scientific and technological Leading Scientist, Research Professor YANG Zhiming
Graduated with a Doctor’s Degree of Science from Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences in 2008, YANG Zhiming was promoted to research professor in 2015. He obtained the “NSFC Distinguished Young Scholars Fund” in 2018, and acted as the head of “Innovation Team in Key Field” of “Continental Collision Mineralization” awarded by the Ministry of Science and Technology in 2018. He was also the winner of the second prize (R2) in the 2019 National Natural Science Award. At present, he is the Vice Director of Energy & Resources Center in the Institute, Member & Fellow of Society of Economic Geologists (SEG), Guest Professor of James Cook University (Australia), and Editor of Mineral Deposits, Acta Geologica Sinica ▪ English Edition and Geotectonica et Metallogenia. He has long been engaged in the research of porphyry Cu-Mo-Au and intrusive body-related Au deposit and has published over 30 papers in many international mainstream journals in recent five years, such as SEG Special Publication, Economic Geology and Journal of Petrology. He has recognized a new type of gold deposit “Magma Type Gold Deposit”, revealed its mineralization mechanism, and revealed the characteristics and metallogenic material sources of collision type porphyry copper deposits, making substantial contribution for the “metallogenic theory of collision type porphyry copper deposits”.