Yongli Gao, Ph.D.
Areas of Specialization
- Environmental Geology
Ph.D. in Geology; University of Minnesota
M.S. in Computer Science, University of Minnesota
M.S. in Geochemistry, Beijing University
B.S.in Geology, Beijing University
Dr. Gao's areas of research interest is in Karst hydrogeology and geomorphology; paleoclimate and environmental reconstration and fossil records; GIS and database management; sinkhole hazards and water resources; and basin-scale hydrologic simulations. His teaching insterest is in Physical Geology, Geochemistry, GIS Applications, and Geomorphology. Dr. Gao is the Acting Director of the Center for Water Research.