Jiashun HU
Associate Professor

Jiashun Hu received his bachelor’s degree from Peking University in 2013 and his Ph.D degree from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2018. He was a postdoc in the Seismological Laboratory at California Institute of Technology from 2018 to 2020. Upon finishing his postdoc research, he joined SUSTech in 2020. Jiashun has authored or authored about 10 papers on academic journals such as Nature Geoscience, Earth and Planetary Science Letters and Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems. His research interests cover a wide range of topics, including the driving mechanisms of plate motion, orogenic process at subduction zones, the evolution of cratons, and the distribution of earthquakes and volcanisms. For most of his research, he uses supercomputers and large-scale computing to simulate complex dynamics of the solid Earth with constraints from geophysical and geological observations.

Educational background
2018-2020 Ph.D, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2013-2018 Bachelor, Peking University

Work Experience
2022- Associate Professor, Southern University of Science and Technology

2020-2022 Assistant Professor, Southern University of Science and Technology

2018-2020 Postdoctoral Scholar, California Institute of Technology

Honors & Awards
2019 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self Finance Students Abroad
2018 R. James Kirkpatrick Award for Outstanding Graduate Research, UIUC