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Name:Xiang Gao

Title: Professor 


Graduate College:Lanzhou University


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On-the-job information:Incumbency


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Mail box:xgao@lzu.edu.cn

Learning Experience

2009:  PhD, Human Geography, Lanzhou University
1998:  MA, Economic Geography,Lanzhou University
1995:  BA, Physical Geography, Lanzhou University

Research Direction

Measurement and Evaluation of Natural Resources ;Urban Adaptation of Migrants; Regional Urbanization

Work Experience

05/2012- Present: Professor, College of Earth and Environment Sciences, Lanzhou University
07/2004- 04/2012: Associate Professor, College of Earth and Environment Sciences, Lanzhou University
01/2011-01/2012: Visiting Academic, Geography of Department, University of Cambridge, UK                    
07/2000-06/2004: Lecture, College of Earth and Environment Sciences, Lanzhou University
06/1998-06/2000: Assistant, Geography Department, Lanzhou University, China


1.Instructed PhD of Science thesis
2.Instructed Master of Science thesis
Courses taught
1.Natural Resource Science (undergraduate level)
2.General Theory of Geographical Environment ( graduate level)


1. Study on Relationship of Job-housing of Migrant Muslims in Cities of China during Transition Period (National Social Science Foundation of China, Grant No.14BSH027, 2014.6-2017.12)
2. Stability Evaluation and Social Service Study of Ecosystem in Arid Desert Nature Reserve (Special Fund for National Environmental Protection Industry Scientific Research in the Public Welfare,Grant No.201209034, 2012.1-2015.6, the head of the sub project)
3. Urban adaptation and its Regulation of Ethnic Migrants in Northwest China: Case study of the Hui Migrants in Lanzhou and Yinchuan cities (National Natural Science Foundation of China, Grant No.40701048, 2008.1-2010.12)
4. Urban Adaptation Process of Migrant Worker’s Children during Social Transition Period (Humanities and Social Sciences Planning Fund Supported by Chinese Ministry of Education, Grant No. 09YJA840017, 20109.1-2012.12)