Yuan Xiuliang and Miao Zhang successfully defended their double PhD

(05-06-2018)

On May 27th, Yuan Xiuliang and Miao Zhang successfully defended their double PhDs (Ghent University and University Chinese Academy of Sciences) at the Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences (Urumqi, China).

Yuan Xiuliang defended a thesis entitled “Common land model improvements and its application for estimating evapotranspiration in Xinjiang, China” (supervisors: prof. dr. Philippe De Maeyer and prof. dr. Longhui Li).

Miao Zhang defended a thesis entitled “A study on water-heat patterns and regional climate of mountain-oasis-desert system in north Tianshan Mountains based on the WRF model” (supervisors: prof. dr. Philippe De Maeyer and prof. dr. Geping Luo).