Chen Kang
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Education

2013.9-2015.1, visiting Ph.D. student, Department of Geology, University of Maryland, College Park, USA, Supervisors: Roberta Rudnick and Richard Walker

2010.9-2016.6, Ph.D., Geochemistry, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), China, Supervisor: Shan Gao

2006.9-2010.6, B.S., Geochemistry, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), China, Supervisor: Yuanbao Wu

 

Working experience

2020.7-now, State Key Laboratory of Geological Processes and Mineral Resources, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), Associate professor

2019.1-2019.7, Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences, Rice University, Visiting scholar, Collaborator: Cin-Ty Lee

2016.11-2020.6, State Key Laboratory of Geological Processes and Mineral Resources, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), Assistant professor

2016.7-2016.10, State Key Laboratory of Geological Processes and Mineral Resources, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), Research assistant

 

Research interests

1) The formation and evolution of the continental crust

2) Chalcophile element behavior during magma differentiation in subduction zones

3) Analytical methods for chalcophile elements in silicate rocks

 

Grants

(1) The Youth Fund from NSFC: Copper-silver-gold abundances in the upper continental crust and their secular change over Earth history: Constraints from tillites, 250,000 RMB, 2018.1-2020.12, PI.

(2) The Independent Fund from State Key Laboratory of Geological Processes and Mineral Resources, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan): Gold and silver abundances in the upper continental crust: constraints from loess, 100,000 RMB, 2017.1-2019.12, PI.

(3) The New Youth Fund from China University of Geosciences (Wuhan): High precision analytical method for Au concentrations in silicate rocks, 60,000 RMB, 2017.1-2019.12, PI.

 

Publications

Papers as first or corresponding author

(4) Chen,K.*,Rudnick,R. L.,Wang,Z.,Tang,M.,Gaschnig,R. M.,Zou,Z.,He,T.,Hu,Z.,and Liu,Y.,2020,How mafic was the Archean upper continental crust? Insights from Cu and Ag in ancient glacial diamictites: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta,v. 278,p. 16-29. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2019.08.002    PDF

(3) Chen,K.*,Tang,M.,Lee,C.-T. A.,Wang,Z.,Zou,Z.,Hu,Z.,and Liu,Y.,2020,Sulfide-bearing cumulates in deep continental arcs: The missing copper reservoir: Earth and Planetary Science Letters,v. 531,p. 115971. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2019.115971    PDF

(2) Chen,K.*,Walker,R. J.,Rudnick,R. L.,Gao,S.,Gaschnig,R. M.,Puchtel,I. S.,Tang,M.,and Hu,Z.-C.,2016,Platinum-group element abundances and Re–Os isotopic systematics of the upper continental crust through time: Evidence from glacial diamictites: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta,v. 191,p. 1-16. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2016.07.004    PDF

(1) Chen,K.,Gao,S.*,Wu,Y.,Guo,J.,Hu,Z.,Liu,Y.,Zong,K.,Liang,Z.,and Geng,X.,2013,2.6–2.7 Ga crustal growth in Yangtze craton,South China: Precambrian Research,v. 224,p. 472-490. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.precamres.2012.10.017    PDF

 

Papers as other coauthor:

(11) Lin,R.,Lin,J.*,Zong,K.,Chen,K.,Tong,S.,Feng,L.,Zhang,W.,Li,M.,Liu,Y.,Hu,Z.,and Zhou,L.,2020,Determination of the Isotopic Composition of an Enriched Hafnium Spike by MC-ICP-MS Using a Regression Model: Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research,in press. https://doi.org/10.1111/ggr.12343    PDF

(10) Zou,Z.,Wang,Z.*,Cheng,H.,He,T.,Liu,Y.,Chen,K.,Hu,Z.,and Liu,Y.,2020,Comparative Determination of Mass Fractions of Elements with Variable Chalcophile Affinities in Geological Reference Materials with and without HF-desilicification: Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research,in press. https://doi.org/10.1111/ggr.12328    PDF

(9) Tang,M*.,Lee,C.-T. A.,Chen,K.,Erdman,M.,Costin,G.,and Jiang,H.,2019,Nb/Ta systematics in arc magma differentiation and the role of arclogites in continent formation: Nature Communications,v. 10,no. 1,p. 235. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-08198-3    PDF

(8) Cheng,H.,Wang,Z.*,Chen,K.,Zong,K.,Zou,Z.,He,T.,Hu,Z.,Fischer-Gödde,M.,Liu,Y.,2019. High-precision Determination of Gold Mass Fractions in Geological Reference Materials by Internal Standardisation. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research,43 (4): 663-680. https://doi.org/10.1111/ggr.12284    PDF

(7) Feng,Y.,Zhang,W.*,Hu,Z.,Liu,Y.,Chen,K.,Fu,J.,Xie,J.,Shi,Q.,2018. Development of sulfide reference materials for in situ platinum group elements and S–Pb isotope analyses by LA-(MC)-ICP-MS. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry,33: 2172-2183. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8JA00305J    PDF

(6) Han,P.-Y.,Guo,J.-L.*,Chen,K.,Huang,H.,Zong,K.-Q.,Liu,Y.-S.,Hu,Z.-C.,Gao,S.,2017. Widespread Neoarchean (~ 2.7–2.6 Ga) magmatism of the Yangtze craton,South China,as revealed by modern river detrital zircons. Gondwana Research,42 1-12. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gr.2016.09.006    PDF

(5) Tang,M.*,Chen,K.,and Rudnick,R. L.,2016,Archean upper crust transition from mafic to felsic marks the onset of plate tectonics: Science,v. 351,no. 6271,p. 372-375. http://science.sciencemag.org/content/351/6271/372    PDF

(4) Lin,J.,Liu,Y.*,Hu,Z.,Yang,L.,Chen,K.,Chen,H.,Zong,K.,Gao,S.,2016. Accurate determination of lithium isotope ratios by MC-ICP-MS without strict matrix-matching by using a novel washing method. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry,31 (2): 390-397. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C5JA00231A    PDF

(3) Guo,J.-L.*,Wu,Y.-B.,Gao,S.,Jin,Z.-M.,Zong,K.-Q.,Hu,Z.-C.,Chen,K.,Chen,H.-H.,Liu,Y.-S.,2015. Episodic Paleoarchean-Paleoproterozoic (3.3–2.0 Ga) granitoid magmatism in Yangtze Craton,South China: Implications for late Archean tectonics. Precambrian Research,270 246-266. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.precamres.2015.09.007    PDF

(2) Guo,J.-L.,Gao,S.*,Wu,Y.-B.,Li,M.,Chen,K.,Hu,Z.-C.,Liang,Z.-W.,Liu,Y.-S.,Zhou,L.,Zong,K.-Q.,Zhang,W.,Chen,H.-H.,2014. 3.45 Ga granitic gneisses from the Yangtze Craton,South China: Implications for Early Archean crustal growth. Precambrian Research,242 (0): 82-95. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.precamres.2013.12.018    PDF

(1) Zong,K.*,Liu,Y.,Zhang,Z.,He,Z.,Hu,Z.,Guo,J.,and Chen,K.,2013,The generation and evolution of Archean continental crust in the Dunhuang block,northeastern Tarim craton,northwestern China: Precambrian Research,v. 235,no. 0,p. 251-263. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.precamres.2013.07.002    PDF

 

Conference abstracts

(6) Chen, K., Tang, M., Kay, Suzanne M., Wang, Z., Hu, Z., Liu, Y., 2020, Chalcophile element systematics in continental arc magmas as observed in the Central Andes. Goldschmidt Meeting, Virtual presentation, Jun.21-Jun. 26.

(5) Chen K., Rudnick, R.L., Wang Z., Tang M., Zou Z., Hu Z., Liu Y., 2019, How Mafic was the Archean Upper Continental Crust? Goldschmidt Meeting, oral presentation. Barcelona, Spain, Agu.18-Aug. 23.

(4) Chen, K., Wang Z., Tang M., Zou Z., Hu Z., Liu Y., 2018, Tracking sulfide fractionation in deep continental arcs: Implications for porphyry Cu deposits. Goldschmidt Meeting, oral presentation. Boston, USA, Agu.12-Aug. 17.

(3) Chen K., Tang M., Liu Y-S., Gao S., 2016, Reevaluating element mobility during continental weathering. Goldschmidt Meeting, poster presentation. Yokohama, Japan, June 26-July 1.

(2) Chen K., Walker R. J., Rudnick R. L., Gao S., 2015, Platinum-group element abundances and Re-Os isotopic systematics of the upper continental crust through time: evidence from glacial diamictites. Annual meeting of Chinese Geosciences Union, poster presentation. Beijing, China, Oct. 11 – Oct. 14.

(1) Chen K., Gao S., Wu Y.-B., 2013, 2.6-2.7 Ga continental crust growth in Yangtze craton, South China. AGU Fall Meeting, poster presentation. San Francisco, California, USA, Dec. 9 - Dec. 13.


  • Education Background
  • Work Experience
2013-9 | 2015-1
  • University of Maryland, College Park
  • Geochemistry
  • Visiting PhD student
  • Visiting PhD student
  • Department of Geology

2010-9 | 2016-6
  • China University of Geosciences (Wuhan)
  • Geochemistry
  • Doctoral Degree
  • Doctoral Degree
  • School of Earth Sciences

2006-9 | 2010-6
  • China University of Geosciences (Wuhan)
  • Geochemistry
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • School of Earth Sciences

  • Social Affiliations
  • Research Focus
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Associate professor
Supervisor of Master's Candidates

Gender : Male

Date of Birth : 1988-07-07

Alma Mater : China University of Geosciences (Wuhan)

Education Level : Postgraduate (Doctoral)

Degree : Doctoral Degree in Science

Status : Employed

School/Department : China University of Geosciences (Wuhan)

Date of Employment : 2016-11-01

Discipline : Geochemistry

Contact Information : kangchen@cug.edu.cn

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