Shurong Zhou
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Shurong Zhou



B. A. degree in Mathematics in 1992 from North-West Normal University, M. D. in Applied Mathematics from Lanzhou University in 1995, and Ph. D. in Ecology from Lanzhou University in 2003. Postdoctoral fellow at Beijing Normal University from 2003 to 2006; Visiting Scholar in University of Oxford from 2006 to 2007. Lecture and Associate Professor at Lanzhou University from 1995 to 2008; Professor at Lanzhou University from 2008 to September 2012. Professor in ecology at the School of Life Sciences, Fudan University, since October 2012.



Research Interests

Theoretical ecology. Using ecological modeling, mathematical analysis, simulation, and field investigation to study population dynamics and the underlying ecological and evolutionary mechanisms of species coexistence at different spatial and temporal scales.



New Century Excellent Talents in University (NCET) of Ministry of Education of China in 2006; Gansu Youth Science and Technology Award in 2009, Lanzhou Youth Science and Technology Award in 2009.



Selected Publications

1. Hui Zhang, Robert John, Zechen Peng, Jianli Yuan, Chengjin Chu, Guozhen Du and Shurong Zhou*. 2012. The relationship between species richness and evenness in plant communities along a successional gradient: a study from sub-alpine meadows of the eastern Qinghai-Tibetan plateau, China. PLoS ONE doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0049024.

2. Hui Zhang, Benjamin Gilbert, Xinxin Zhang and Shurong Zhou*. 2012. Community assembly along a successional gradient in sub-alpine meadows of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, China. Oikos DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2012.20828.x.

3. Jiajia Liu, Shurong Zhou*.2011. Asymmetry in species regional dispersal ability and the neutral theory. PLoS ONE 6(8): e24128. doi:10.1371.

4. Xiaoguang Du, Shurong Zhou* and Rampal S. Etienne. 2011. Negative density dependence can offset the effect of species competitive asymmetry: A niche-based mechanism for neutral-like patterns. Journal of Theoretical Biology 278:127-134.

5. Junfeng Tang and Shurong Zhou*. 2011. The importance of niche differentiation for coexistence on large scales. Journal of Theoretical Biology 273:32-36.




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