Wang Wei


Doctoral Degree in Education

The University of Hong Kong

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Date of Employment:2014-08-01
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Academic Qualifications2009/9-2013/8, Ph.D., The University of Hong Kong2006/9-2009/7,M.Sc., Insitute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Science2002/9-2006/9,B.Sc., University of Science and Technology of ChinaEmployment history2018/3-2018/8, Monash University, Endeavour Research Fellowship2014/8-,China University of Geoscience2013-9-2014/6,The University of Hong Kong,Research AssistantResearch Interests1. Lithospheric development & processes of generation and preservation of continental crust.2. Driving mechanisms of orogenesis & paleogeographic reconstructions.3. Application of detrital zircon analysis to orogenic and paleogeographic analysis.Teaching Experience:1. Optical crystallography & Mineralogy2. Pratical field geology in Zhoukoudian area3. Adavned Petrology4. Earth FronentierResearch Funding1. National Natural Science Foundation of China, Investigating possible linkage between India and Yangtze Block in Rodinia: constraints from the Marwar Supergroup in NW India, 2016.01-2019.12, PI2. Belt and Road cooperation on ESCH, Comparison on Precambrian geology of the Indian and Yangtze Block: constraints on the reconstruction of the Columbia supercontinent, 2017-2018, PI3. ‘Thousand Youth Talents Plan’, 2016, PI4. 'Chutian Scholar' of Hubei Province, 2015, PI5. National Natural Science Foundation of China, Mantle nature and geodynamics revealed by peridotite massifs in the Tethyan belts, 2016.01-2020.12, participant6. MOST Special Fund from the State Key Laboratory of Geological Processes and Mineral Resources, Sedimentology, geochronology and geochemistry of the Sindreth in the NW India, 2015.01-2016.12,PI7. International Association of Sedimentologists (IAS) Postgraduate Grant Scheme 2013 Awards and Scholarships:1. ‘Ten Outstanding Young Persons’of the China University of Geosciences, 20182. Young Scientist Awad of Houdefeng mineralogy, petrology and Geochemistry, 20183. Endeavour Research Fellowship, 20184. IAS travel grant 20135. Sartorius Hong Kong Scholarship 2012 Major Articles (published or in press. * corresponding author, † students advised) 45. Wang, W*., Cawood, P.A., Pandit M.K., Zhou M.F., Zhao J.H., 2018. Evolving passive and active margin tectonics of the Paleoproterozoic Aravalli Basin, NW India. Geological Society of American Bulletin. in press 44. Guo J.W, Zheng J.P., Ping X.Q., Wan Y.S., Li Y.H, Wu, Y.B, Zhao, J.H, Wang, W., 2018. Two-episodic Paleoproterozoic A-type granites manifesting a vertical hierarchical structure of Archean continental crust beneath the Yangtze Craton. Precambrian Research. in press43. Liu H, Zhao, J.H, Cawood, P.A, Wang, W., 2018. South China In Rodinia: Constrains from the Neoproterozoic Suixan volcano-sedimentary group of South Qinling Belt. Precambrian Research. 314, 170-193.42. Huang S.F†., Wang W*., 2018. The origin of the Fanjingshan mafic-ultramafic rocks, western Jiangnan Orogen, South China: implications for PGE fractionation and mineralization. Journal of Earth Science. In press, doi: 10.1007/s12583-018-0984-041. Wang, W*., Bolhar, R., Zhou, M.F., Zhao, X.F., 2018. Enhanced terrestrial input into Paleoproterozoic to Mesoproterozoic carbonates in the southwestern South China Block during the fragmentation of the Columbia supercontinent. Precambrian Research 313, 1-17.40. Luo, B.J., Liu, R., Zhang, H.F., Zhao, J.H., Yang, H., Xu, W.C., Guo, L., Zhang, L.Q., Tao, L., Pan, F.B., Wang, W., Zhong, G., Hui, S., 2018. Neoproterozoic continental back-arc rift development in the Northwestern Yangtze Block: Evidence from the Hannan intrusive magmatism. Gondwana Research 59, 27-4239. de Wall, H., Pandit, M.K., Donhauser, I., Schöbel, S., Wang, W., Sharma, K.K., 2018. Evolution and tectonic setting of the Malani – Nagarparkar Igneous Suite: A Neoproterozoic Silicic-dominated Large Igneous Province in NW India-SE Pakistan. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 160, 136-158.38. Wang, W*., Zeng, M.F., Zhou, M.F., Zhao, J.H., Zheng, J.P., Lan, Z.-F., 2018. Age, provenance and tectonic setting of Neoproterozoic to early Paleozoic sequences in southeastern South China Block: Constraints on its linkage to western Australia-East Antarctica. Precambrian Research. 309,290-308.37. Chen, W.T., Sun, W.H., Zhou, M.F., Wang, W., 2018. Ca. 1050 Ma intra-continental rift-related A-type felsic rocks in the southwestern Yangtze Block, South China. Precambrian Research. 309, 22-24.36. Wang, W*., Pandit, M.K., Zhao, J.H., Chen, W.T., Zheng, J.P., 2018. Slab break-off triggered lithosphere - asthenosphere interaction at a convergent margin: The Neoproterozoic bimodal magmatism in NW India. Lithos 296-299, 281-296. 35. Wang, W*., Zhao, J.H., Zhou, M., Pandit, M.K., Zheng, J.P., 2018. Depositional age, provenance and tectonic setting of the Meso- and Neoproterozoic sequences in SE Yangtze Block, China: Implications on Proterozoic supercontinent reconstructions. Precambrian Research. 309, 231-24734. Wang, W*., Cawood, P.A., Zhou, M.F., Pandit, M.K., Xia, X.P., Zhao, J.H., 2017. Low-δ18O rhyolites from the Malani Igneous Suite: a positive test for South China and NW India linkage in Rodinia. Geophysical Research Letters 44, 10298-10305. 33. Wang, W*., Cawood, P.A., Zhou, M.F., Pandit, M.K., Chen, W.T., 2017. Zircon U-Pb age and Hf isotope evidence for Eoarchean crustal remnant, and crustal growth and reworking respond to supercontinental cycles in NW India. Journal of Geological Society 174, 759-772. 32. Sun, Q.Y, Zhou, Y.Y, Wang, W., Li, C., Zhao, T.P, 2017. Formation and evolution of the Paleoproterozoic meta-mafic and associated supracrustal rocks from the Lushan Taihua Complex, southern North China Craton: Insights from zircon U-Pb geochronology and whole-rock geochemistry. Precambrian Research 303, 428-444. 31. Sun, Q.Y, Zhou, Y.Y, Zhao, T.P, Wang, W., 2017. Geochronology and geochemistry of the Paleoproterozoic Yinyugou Group in the southern North China Craton: Implications for provenance and tectonic evolution. Precambrian Research 296, 120-147. 30. Cawood, P.A., Zhao, G.C., Yao, J.L., Wang, W., Xu, Y.J., Wang, Y.J., 2017. Reconstructing South China in Phanerozoic and Precambrian supercontinents. Earth Science Reviews. 29. Hu, R., Wang, W*., Li, S.Q., Yang, Y.Z., Chen, F.K., 2016. Sedimentary environment of Ediacaran sequences of South China: trace element and Sr-Nd isotope constraints. The Journal of Geology 124, 769–789. 28. Wang, W*., Zhou, M.-F., Zhao, J.-H., Pandit, M., Zheng, J.-P., Liu, Z.-R., 2016. Neoproterozoic active continental margin in the southeastern Yangtze Block of South China: evidence from the ca. 830-810 Ma sedimentary strata. Sedimentary Geology 342, 254-267.27. Wang, W*., Cawood, P.A., Zhou, M.-F. and Zhao, J.-H. 2016. Paleoproterozoic magmatic and metamorphic events link Yangtze to northwest Laurentia in the Nuna supercontinent. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 433, 269-279.26. Li, Y.H., Zheng, J.P., Xiong, Q., Wang, W., Ping, X.Q., Li, X.Y., Tang, H.Y., 2016. Petrogenesis and tectonic implications of Paleoproterozoic metapelitic rocks in the Archean Kongling Complex from the northern Yangtze Craton, South China. Precambrian Research 276, 158-177. 25. 胡蓉,李双庆,王伟,陈福坤.2016扬子北部三峡地区南沱组冰碛 岩的物源特征:锆石年龄和地球化学证据,地球科学(10):1630~165424. 赵军红,王伟,刘航.2015. 扬子东南缘新元古代地质演化,矿物岩石地球化学通报,113(10):3631~3637 23. Wang W, Zhou M-F, Zhao X-F, Chen W-T. 2014. Late Paleoproterozoic to Mesoproterozoic rift successions in SW China: implication for the Yangtze Block-North Australia-Northwest Laurentia connection in the Columbia supercontinent. Sedimentary Geology, 309, 33-4722. Wang W., Zhao J.H., Zhou M-F., Yang S.H., Chen F.K. 2014. Neoproterozoic mafic-ultramafic intrusions in the Fanjingshan region, South China: Implications for subduction related magmatism in the Jiangnan Fold Belt. Journal of Geology, 122, 455-473.21. Wang W and Zhou M-F. 2014. Provenance and tectonic setting of the Paleo- to Mesoproterozoic Dongchuan Group in the southwestern Yangtze Block, South China: implication for the breakup of supercontinent Columbia. Tectonophysics, v.610, p.110-127.20. Li, X.Y., Zheng, J.P., Sun, M., Pan, S.-K., Wang, W., Xia, Q.-k., 2014. The Cenozoic lithospheric mantle beneath the interior of South China Block: Constraints from mantle xenoliths in Guangxi Province. Lithos 210-211, 14-26.19. Zhou, M.-F., Zhao, X.-F., Chen, W.T., Li, X.-C., Wang, W., Yan, D.-P., Qiu, H.-N., 2014. Proterozoic Fe-Cu metallogeny and supercontinental cycles of the southwestern Yangtze Block, southern China and northern Vietnam. Earth-Science Reviews 1396, 59-82.18. Chen, W. T., Sun, W.-H., Wang, W., Zhao, J.-H., and Zhou, M.-F., 2014, “Grenvillian” intra-plate mafic magmatism in the southwestern Yangtze Block, SW China: Precambrian Research 242, 138-153.17. Wang, W and Zhou, M.F., 2013. Petrological and geochemical constraints on provenance, paleoweathering and tectonic setting of the Neoproterozoic sedimentary basin in the eastern Jiangnan Orogen, South China. Journal of Sedimentary Research 83, 974-99316. Wang, W., Zhou, M.F., Yan, D.P., Li, L., Malpas, J., 2013. Detrital record of active-margin sedimentation and its implication in tectonic evolution: constraints from U-Pb dating and Hf isotope of detrital zircons from the Precambrian sedimentary sequences in the eastern Jiangnan Orogen, South China. Precambrian Research 253, 1-19. 15. Wang, B.-Q., Wang, W., Chen, W.-T., Gao, J.-F., Zhao, X.-F., Yan, D.-P., Zhou, M.-F., 2013. Constraints of detrital zircon U-Pb ages and Hf isotopes on the provenance of the Triassic Yidun Group and tectonic evolution of the Yidun Terrane, Eastern Tibet. Sedimentary Geology 289, 74-9814. Wang B-Q,Wang W,Zhou M-F,2013. Provenance and tectonic setting of the Triassic Yidun Group, the Yidun Terrane, Tibet,Geoscience Frontiers 6, 765~77713. Liu, B.X., Qi, Y., Wang, W., Siebel, W., Zhu, X.Y., Nie, H., He, J.F., Chen, F.K. 2013. Zircon U-Pb ages and O-Nd isotopic composition of basement rocks in the North Qinling Terrain, central China: evidence for provenance and evolution. International Journal of Earth Sciences 102, 2153-217312. Wang, W., Chen, F. K., Hu, R., Chu, Y., and Yang, Y. Z., 2012, Provenance and tectonic setting of Neoproterozoic sedimentary sequences in the South China Block: evidence from detrital zircon ages and Hf–Nd isotopes: International Journal of Earth Sciences 101, 1723-1744. 11. Wang, W and Zhou, M.-F. 2012. Sedimentary records of the Yangtze Block (South China) for its correlation with adjacent continents in Neoproterozoic. Sedimentary Geology 265-266, 126-142.10. Wang, W*., Zhou, M.-F., Yan, D.-P., and Li, J.-W., 2012,Depositional age, provenance, and tectonic setting of the Neoproterozoic Sibao Group, southeastern Yangtze Block, South China: Precambrian Research 192-195, 107-124.9. Wang, W*., Wang, F., Chen, F., Zhu, X., Xiao, P., and Siebel, W., 2010, Detrital Zircon Ages and Hf‐Nd Isotopic Composition of Neoproterozoic Sedimentary Rocks in the Yangtze Block: Constraints on the Deposition Age and Provenance: The Journal of Geology 118, 79-94.8. Wang, W., Chen, R. X., Chen, F., and Zheng, Y. F., 2010, Isotopic disequilibrium in ultrahigh-pressure and retrograde metamorphism of eclogite and gneiss from the Chinese Continental Scientific Drilling in the Sulu orogen, China: evidence from mineral Nd-Sr-O isotopic composition: International Journal of Earth Sciences 99, 727-743.7. Chen, F.K., Zhu, X.Y., Wang, W., Wang, F., Hieu, P., and Siebel, W., 2009, Single-grain detrital muscovite Rb-Sr isotopic composition as an indicator of provenance for the Carboniferous sedimentary rocks in northern Dabie, China: Geochemical Journal 43, 257-273.6. Zhou, M.F., Zhao, J.H., Jiang, C.Y., Gao, J.F., Wang, W., and Yang, S.H, 2009, OIB-like, heterogeneous mantle sources of Permian basaltic magmatism in the western Tarim Basin, NW China: Implications for a possible Permian large igneous province: Lithos 113, 583-594.5. Trung Hieu Pham, 陈福坤,祝禧艳,王伟,Nguyen TBT., Bui, MT and Nguyen, Q.L.2009, 越南西北部Posen花岗岩锆石U-Pb年龄和Hf同位素组成特征. 岩石学报 25,3141-31524. 祝禧艳,陈福坤,杨力,王伟,PHAM Trung Hieu,苗来成,张福勤.2009. 豫西地区秦岭造山带武当群火山岩和沉积岩锆石U-Pb年龄. 岩石学报 25, 3017-30283. 储著银, 王伟,陈福坤,王秀丽,李向辉,季建清. 2009.云南潞西三台山超镁铁岩体Os-Nd-Pb-Sr同位素特征及地质意义,岩石学报 12. 3221-32282. 祝禧艳,陈福坤,王伟,PHAM Trung Hieu,王芳,张福勤, 2008.豫西地区秦岭造山带武当群火山岩和沉积岩锆石U-Pb年龄,地球学 报. 06:3017~3028 1. 储著银,陈福坤,王伟,谢烈文,杨岳衡,2007.微量地质样品铼锇含量及其同位素组成的高精度测定方法,岩矿测试,06: 431 ~ 435

[1] 2009.9  to  2013.8
The University of Hong Kong | geology | Doctoral Degree in Education | Doctoral Degree in Philosophy
[2] 2006.9  to  2009.6
Insitute of Geology and Geophyscis, CAS | Geochemistry | Master's Degree | Master's Degree in Science
[3] 2002.9  to  2006.6
University of Science and Technology of China | Geochemistry | Undergraduate (Bachelor’s degree) | Bachelor's Degree

[1] 2014.8  to  Now
 School of Earth Sciences | China University of Geosciences 
[2] 2013.9  to  2014.6
 Department of Earth Sciences | The University of Hong Kong 

[1] The formatio and evolution of sedimentary basin is one of the key issues in understanding the geodynamics and plate tectonics of the earth. In particular for the Precambrian events, which are largely altered by later geological processes, while informatio can be preserved in sedimentary rocks.

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