09/2003-11/2008, Ph.D., Basin analysis and sequence stratigraphy, University of Toronto.
09/1993-07/1996, M.Sc., Sedimentology, Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration & Development,China
09/1989-07/1993, B.Sc., Geophysics, Daqing Petroleum Institute, China
01/2011-present, Professor, School of Earth and Space Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China
12/2008-12/2010, Postdoctoral research fellow, School of Geological Sciences, University College, Dublin, Ireland
07/1996-08/2003, Petroleum geologist, Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration & Development, PetroChina, Beijing, China
Research Interests: Sedimentary Geology; Basin Analysis; Tectonics.
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Yang, Y., and A. Miall, 2010, Migration and stratigraphic fill of an underfilled foreland basin: Middle-Late Cenomanian Belle Fourche Formation in southern Alberta, Canada: Sedimentary Geology, v. 227, p. 51-64.
Yang, Y., and A. Miall, 2009, Evolution of the northern Cordilleran foreland basin during the mid-Cretaceous: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v.121, p. 483-501.
Yang, Y., and A. Miall, 2008, Marine transgressions in the mid-Cretaceous of the Cordilleran foreland basin re-interpreted as orogenic unloading deposits: Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology, v.56, 179-198.
Yang, Y., W. Li, and L. Ma, 2005, Tectonic and stratigraphic controls of hydrocarbon systems in the Ordos basin: A multicycle cratonic basin in central China: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 89, p. 255-270.