Department of geology northwest university

Teacher Name

Education experience:

September 2006 – July 2009, Northwestern University, master of earth exploration and information technology


Work experience:

2016 / 5-present, associate professor, Department of geology, Northwest University

2014 / 12-2015 / 7, visiting scholar, Department of Physics (Geophysics), University of Alberta, Canada

Presided over or participated in scientific research projects (subjects):

"Continental structure and dynamics", 41421002, National Natural Science Innovation Research Group project, 2015 / 01-2020 / 12, participated;

Paleomagnetism research of Permian volcanic rock Province in Tarim Basin, 41674070, general program of National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2015 / 01-2018 / 12, participated in;

Fine paleomagnetic study of Permian volcanic continuous section in the hinterland of the Qinghai Tibet Plateau, 41304049, NSFC Youth Science Foundation project, 2014 / 01-2016 / 12, presided over;

Paleomagnetic study of the middle Late Jurassic sedimentary strata in Yanshiping area, northern Tibet, 20136101120005, Doctoral Program Fund of the Ministry of Education (New Teachers), 2014 / 01-2016 / 12, presided over;

Paleomagnetism of middle Late Jurassic sedimentary strata in Yanshiping area, northern Tibet, bj08133-17, independent research project of State Key Laboratory of continental dynamics, 2013 / 01-2015 / 12, presided over;

Study on the location of paleomagnetic poles in the Permian of Qiangtang block, 2013jq5007, Shaanxi Natural Science Foundation project, 2013 / 01-2014 / 12, presided over;

Late Paleozoic paleomagnetism research of Gangdise block, Qinghai Tibet Plateau, 41174055, general program of National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2012 / 01-2015 / 12, participated in;

Late Paleozoic tectonic paleomagnetism research of Qiangtang block, Qinghai Tibet Plateau, 41074045, general program of National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2011 / 01-2013 / 12, participated in;

Representative research results:


XingFeng,Cheng Xin,Zhou




terrane,Tibet, China, and their tectonic implications,Science

China-Earth Sciences,2017.1.01,60(1):124~134

Y., Ye, Y., Zhang, J., Li,

Y., Wu, H., Paleomagnetic study on the Triassic rocks from the Lhasa Terrane,

Tibet, and its paleogeographic implications, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences

HanNing*, DIAO ZongBao, WANG HaiJun, MA Lun, ZHANG XiaoDong, JI WenHua, LI

northern Qiangtang-Qamdo block. Sci. in China (Ser. D), doi:10.1007/s11430-012-

4558-1, 2013.

HanNing*, GUO Qiang, HOU BaoNing, XIA LingYan, WANG HaiJun, DIAO ZongBao, HUO

FeiFei, JI WenHua, LI RongShe, CHEN ShouJian,

Cheng Xin, Zhou Yanan, Wu Hanning, et al,


New paleomagnetic results of the Late Carboniferous and Late Permian in eastern Tibet: constraints on the tectonic evolution of the North Qiang Changdu block [J]. Chinese Science: geoscience,

2012. New paleomagnetic results of Jurassic Yanshiping group in qiangbei block, Qinghai Tibet Plateau. Journal of Geophysics, 55 (10):

2011. Preliminary results of paleomagnetic study of the block in Late Paleozoic, Chinese Science (D Series), 41 (8):

Wei Lele, Cheng Xin, Liu Xiuting, Su Hailun, fan Wenjing, research on fracture redirection method of drilling core, Journal of geology, 2015


Zhou Yanan, Cheng Xin, Ma Lun, Wei Lele, Liu Xiuting, fan Wenjing, Wang Haijun, Wu Hanning, principles and methods for determining the spatial orientation of buried sand bodies and fractures, progress in geophysics, June 15, 2015, (03): 1243-1250

Liang Liping, Wang Haijun, Cheng Xin, Deng yuan, Guo Qiang, Diao Zongbao, Huo Feifei, Hong Jingjing, Wu Hanning, determination method and principle of paleocurrent direction of drilling core, progress in geophysics, February 15, 2012, (01): 370 ~ 375

Wang Jinghua, Li Caiyun, Lu Xiang, Li Wenhong, Zhang Yongqiang, Cheng Xin. Study on flow units of different types of reservoirs in Changqing Oilfield [J]. Journal of Northwest University, 2015,45 (4): 631-635

Cheng Xin, Wu Hanning, Guo Qiang, paleomagnetic results of Late Paleozoic early Mesozoic in the northern qiangthan block, Qinghai Tibet Plateau, 2011 National Symposium on petrology and geodynamics, Xi'an, October 14, 2011-october 19, 2011

Cheng Xin, Wu Hanning, new paleomagnetic results of the main structural units of the Qinghai Tibet Plateau in the late Paleozoic, the 26th annual meeting of the Chinese Geophysical Society, Ningbo, October 17, 2010-october 20, 2010


Cheng Xin

Departments:Petroleum Engineering Teaching and Research Office
Title:Associate professor
Direction:Paleomagnetism, petroleum geology

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