Research Interests

​Dr. He's research interests include investigating the natural hybridization phenomenon for all kinds of marine fishes, the ecological factors which could have an influence on that particular phenomenon, and how the hybridizations influence the marine fish speciation process. He is also investigating the biogeographic patterns of the groupers in the Indo-Pacific Ocean.


Education Profile

  • Ph.D.; Marine Science  King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Reef Ecology Lab | Red Sea Research Center, KSA, 2017
  • MSc.; Marine Biology and Biochemistry, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) Department of Biology | Trondheim Biology Station, Norway 2013
  • BSc.; Marine Biology, Ocean University of China (OUC), Fishery Resources Laboratory | Fisheries College, China, 2011


Professional Profile

  • ​2019 - Present: Research Scientist, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Reef Ecology Lab | Red Sea Research Center, KSA
  • 2018-2019: Research Scientist, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Center for Environment and Water, KSA

KAUST Affiliations

  • Red Sea Research Center (RSRC)
  • Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering Division (BESE)