Regional Vice President Lecturer

One or more Regional Vice President Lecturers shall be selected annually on the basis of widely recognized expertise in a field of economic geology. Lecturers shall give a series of lectures within the Society Regions in which the lecturers reside, and the lectureships shall alternate among the various Regions.

Zhiming YangZhiming Yang

(SEG 2009 F)

  Talk Titles

  • Porphyry Cu Deposits in China
  • Postcollisional Porphyry Cu Deposits: Main Characteristics and Origin
  • Generation of Postcollisional Porphyry Cu Deposits in Southern Tibet Triggered by Subduction of Indian Continental Plate
  • Magmatic Au Mineralization at the Bilihe Au Deposit, China


Zhiming is a research professor at the Institute of Geology of the Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences (CAGS). His research interests mainly focus on porphyry Cu deposits, particularly those in postcollisional settings of the Tethyan belt. Zhiming has been conducting a variety of research projects on porphyry Cu deposits. He is now leading several major projects investigating the deep structure, magma origin, and ore-forming processes of the most economically significant porphyry Cu deposits in the Tethyan belt. He is a winner of the China National Fund for Distinguished Young Scientists. Zhiming is currently deputy director of the Energy and Resources Research Centre, Institute of Geology, CAGS, Councilor (2018–2020) of SEG, and an adjunct professorial research fellow at the Economic Geology Research Centre (EGRU), James Cook University, Australia. He was also a member (Publications Chair) of the Organizing Committee for SEG 2017 in Beijing, China.


To invite Zhiming, please review the calendar below and contact him directly. Please keep in mind, lecturers are working professionals and have busy schedules. They have agreed to keep the calendar up to date, but may not reflect recent activity. Please allow for a seven-day response.

Airfare, meals, and other transportation costs are funded by the SEG. We require the host university/institution to cover hotel accommodation costs for one or two nights, and if possible, pick up and return the lecturer to the airport.


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