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Professor Zhou, Mei Fu 周美夫


Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
1983Nanjing University, Nanjing, ChinaB.Sc
1992University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, CanadaM.Sc
1995Dalhousie University, Halifax, CanadaPh.D

Mei-Fu Zhou is Professor of Earth Sciences at The University of Hong Kong where he teaches Principle Geology, Economic Geology, Advanced Geochemistry and Geological Heritage of Hong Kong since 1996. His research interests include ophiolites, large igneous provinces and mineral deposits. In the 1990’s, Zhou worked on komatiites in Zimbabwe, podiform chromite deposits in Tibet and the Sudbury Ni-sulfide deposit in Canada. His recent researches focus on the tectonic evolution and mineral deposits of South China and surrounding regions.

Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2008-11-01Outstanding Research Post-graduate Student Supervisor Award, HKU
Research Achievement
Thompson, GM
Song, X
2007-08-01In the top 25 most cited papers published in the journal Lithos between 2003 and 2007: Lithos
Research Achievement
2012-01-01Fellow of Geological Society of America
Research Achievement
2005-11-01Outstanding Researcher Award: Chinese Academy of Science
Research Achievement
2001-11-01Outstanding Young Researcher Award: Nature Science Foundation of China (for Oversea Researchers)
Research Achievement
2004-12-01Outstanding Young Researcher Award: The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2012-01-01Fellow of Society of Economic Geologists
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
01/2003-12/2007Regional Vice-PresidentSociety of Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits
01/2008-12/2012Regional Vice-PresidentSociety of Economic
Media Contact Directory
Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Mine safety採礦安全
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Putonghua英語、普通話
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English, Chinese英文、中文
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