Zhe-Xi Luo
Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213

Zhe-Xi Luo is a Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology and the Associate Director of Research and Collections at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA). He received his B.Sc. degree in Geology from Nanjing University (Nanjing, China, 1982) and Ph.D. in paleontology from University of California at Berkeley (1989). He received postdoctoral training at Harvard University (Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA).  His research concentrates on the early mammalian evolution, and the fossil vertebrate faunas of the Mesozoic.  He also studied fossil whales of the Cenozoic. His recent work focuses on patterns of diversification of Mesozoic mammals and their implications for mammalian evolution.  Luo has worked on many fossil sites of China, in collaboration with many Chinese paleontologists.