Michael Pittman

Michael is a multi-disciplinary vertebrate palaeontologist. He leads HKU's Vertebrate Palaeontology Laboratory in the Department of Earth Sciences. He earned a BSc and MSc in geology at UCL and pursued a PhD there on ‘the evolution and biomechanics of dinosaurian tails’ completing in 2012.
Areas of Expertise:
Theropod dinosaurs and bird origins
Evolutionary biomechanics of vertebrates (how dinosaurs and other vertebrates move)
Laser-based fossil imaging that reveals hidden information
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Dinosaur Ecosystems | 恐龙的生态系统 (edX)

A global adventure to learn how palaeontologists use animal and plant fossils as well as living forms to reconstruct dinosaur ecosystems. Ever wondered what it would be like to live in the world of dinosaurs? Yes? Well here’s your chance! Using the Late Cretaceous fossil site of Erlian, [...]
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