Su Ting

Biography of Su Ting

Su Ting graduated PhD from the University in 1937, and became a well-known geomorphologist and geographical scientist.

Ting was born on 4 October 1913 at Yunlong, Yunnan Province, China, son of Yuen Shen Ting, a magistrate.

Ting graduated with the thesis “Studies of the Scottish Shoreline” on 25 June 1937.

Ting went on to enroll as a research fellow at the Institute of Geology of the Academia Sinica, Nanjing from 1937, which was re-established in Taipei, Taiwan in 1949 and also as Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1951.

After the Chinese civil war in 1949, Ting left for the USA.


Su Ting
Born 4 October 1913.
University Link: Graduate
GU Degree: PhD, 1937; Science and Engineering,
Occupation categories: academics; geologists; geomorphologists
Record last updated: 8th Jul 2014

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