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  • 2009 Faculty Achievement Award in University/Community Service, Frostburg State University.
  • 2008 Faculty Achievement Award in Academic Accomplishment, Frostburg State University.
  • 2008 Dean's Salary Enhancement award for academic achievements, Frostburg State University.
  • 2007 Sabbatical leave award for the fall semester, Frostburg State University.
  • 2007 Dean's Salary Enhancement award for achievements in 2006, Frostburg State University.
  • 2006 Award for organizing the 6th ICPS Conference, International Carnivorous Plant Society.
  • 1995 Excellent Graduate Student Research Award, Graduate School of the Ohio State University.
  • 1995 National Third Prize of Achievement in Science and Technology for a cooperated project, "Systematic study on some Cathaysian plant groups," State Education Committee of China.
  • 1988 Excellent Paper Award to Youth Paleontologists, Paleontological Society of China, Nanjing, China.
  • 1986 Excellent Research Paper Award for a cooperated paper "The Rules of Sedimentation and Coal-Bearing System of Carboniferous, Hunan," Geological Society of China.


  • 2008----10 Intersession and Summer School Advisory Group
  • 2008----10 Faculty Grievance Committee
  • 2007---- President Advisory Council on Diversity, FSU.
  • 2007----08 Faculty Appeals Committee, FSU.
  • 2007---- Advisor of Chinese Culture Club, FSU.
  • 2006-07 Allegany County Parent and Teacher Council, Maryland.
  • 2005---- Arboretum Task Force, FSU.
  • 2005---- Greenhouse Committee, Department of Biology, FSU.
  • 2002---- Webmaster of Biology Department, FSU (http://www.frostburg.edu/dept/biol/).
  • 2000---- Graduate Studies Committee, Department of Biology, FSU.
  • 2004-05 Distance Education Advisory Group, Frostburg State University.
  • 2003-05 Academic Standard Committee, Frostburg State University.
  • 2002-04 Honor Program Advisory Committee, Frostburg State University.
  • 2002-03 Advisor for Asian Student Ethnic Association, Frostburg State University.
  • 2002-03 Athletics Program Advisory Committee, Frostburg State University.
  • 2001-04 Visiting Research Professor, Nanjing Institute of Geology and Paleontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
  • 1997-00 Mentor for minority undergraduate students, Indiana University Southeast.
  • 1987-90 Assistant advisor for master degree graduate students, Beijing Graduate School, China University of Mining and Technology.
  • 1987-90 Departmental Coordinator in Teaching, Department of Coal Geology, Beijing Graduate School, China University of Mining and Technology.


2004-2006 Co-Chair of Organizing Committee of the 6th ICPS Conference, June 1-5, FSU, MD USA.
2003- International Carnivorous Plant Society (ICPS)
1991- Botanical Society of America: Paleobotany Section
1991- International Organization of Paleobotany
1998-99 New York Academy of Sciences
1995-00 American Association for the Advancement of Sciences

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