(Dissertation: Cladistic analysis of sarcopterygian relationships with a description of three new genera of Porolepiformes from the Lower Devonian of E. Yunnan, China. 317 pp. Advisor: Dr. Keith S. Thomson).
(Thesis: A new genus of crossopterygian fish from the Lower Devonian of Yunnan, China. Advisor: Dr. Meemann Chang; research conducted at IVPP—the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology & Paleoanthropology, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing; in Chinese).