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Xu Xing

Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology at Chinese Academy of Sciences

Areas of expertise

  • Dinosaur palaeontology
  • Bird origins
  • The evolution of feathers

Major works

Over 200 journal articles, including more than 10 in the journals Nature _and _Science. _ Xu Xing _et al. 2014. An integrative approach to understanding bird origins. Science.

About Me

Xu Xing is an esteemed dinosaur palaeontologist at the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Beijing (IVPP). He received his BSc in Geology from Peking University and pursued an MSc and PhD in Palaeontology at the IVPP. He completed his thesis on ‘deinonychosaurian fossils from the Jehol Group of western Liaoning and the coelurosaurian evolution’ in 2002.

Courses and Programs taught by Xu Xing