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Lu Wang
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State key laboratory of Geological Processes and Mineral Resources (GPMR) , China University of Geosciences, Wuhan

388 Lumo Road, Hongshan District,Wuhan430074,Hubei Province,China



Department of Earth Sciences,ChinaUniversityofGeosciences,Wuhan,China. B.S., Geology June 1999

Department of Earth Sciences,ChinaUniversityofGeosciences,Wuhan,China. Master-Ph.D., Structural Geology July 2005

Huazhong Science andTechnologyUniversity,Wuhan,China. Minor B.S., Science and Technology English, Feb. 1999

International Cooperative Education: Microfabrics, Technique University of Munich, Germany, funded by DAAD (Germany Academic Exchange Scholarship), May-Oct., 2001

Center for Env. Science,Saint Louis University, USA. Remote Sensing and GIS application, 10credits. Certificate Program in Geographical Information Systems (COPS)


l  State key lab of geological processes and mineral resources, China University of Geosciences,Wuhan

2011-present: Associate Professor (Ph.D supervisor since 2015)

l  Department of Marine Geology, OceanUniversityofChina,Qingdao,China.

July 2005 ~ June 2012: Lecturer. Teaching and research

l  State key lab of geological processes and mineral resources, China University of Geosciences,Wuhan

2010-2012: Postdoctoral Fellow., research

l  Earth & Atmospheric Science Department, Center for Env. Science,Saint Louis University,Missouri,USA, research

2008-2009: Visiting Scholar. Supervisor: Prof. Timothy Kusky


l  Partial melting and tectonic significance of ultra-high and high pressure metamorphic rocks;

l  Petrofabrics rheologymicrostructures and macro-scale structural geology of UHP rocks

l  Microstructure and geological study on podiform chromites from mantle peridotites and ophiolitic tectonites


l  2015, Silver Hammer Prize, Yougth Geological Science and Technology Award, Geological Society of China


l  P.I., National Natural Science Foundation of China, P-T-t-Deformation-Melting evolution process of UHP elcogite and its rheological significance, 2016.1-2019.12, Project No.: 41572182

l  P.I., the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities, "Tengfei Programme", G1323511572, Partial melting of HP-UHP metamorphic rocks within subduction zone, 2015.1-2017.12

l  P.I., the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities, 2012219279-CUG120818, Preservation of intergranular coesite and deformation mechanism within UHP eclogite from Yangkou Bay, Sulu orogen. 2013.1-2014.12

l  P.I., National Natural Science Foundation of China, Partial melting of deep subducted eclogite and its reological significance to the continental collision, 2013.1-2016.12, Project No.: 41272225

l  P.I., National Natural Science Foundation of China, High precision structural analysis and rheology study on multistage overprinted folding events in UHP-HP metamorphic terrain, Yangkou. 2009.1-2011.12Project No40802045

l  P.I., Natural Science Foundation ofShandongProvince. Structural Evolution and High precision structural analysis of multistage overprinted folding events in UHP-HP metamorphic terrain, Yangkou. 2009.1-2011.12Project NoQ2008E03.

l  P.I.,ChinaPostdoctoral Science Foundation, Microstructures characters and tectonic significances of Miaowan Ophiolite rocks inSouthwestern Huanglinganticline. 2010.7-2011.12; Grant No.: 20100471203

l  P.I., Special Fund for Outstanding Postdoctoral Research, Geometry and geneisis of In-situ partial melting of UHP eclogite in Sulu belt,China; 2011.1-2012.12; Grant No.: 201104495

l  P.I., Opening fund from Three Gorges Geohazards Research Center, Ministry of Education, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, China. Microstructures characters and tectonic significances of ultramafic rocks (Miaowan Ophiolite rocks) in Southwestern Huangling anticline, Three Gorges reservoir area. 2010. 1-2011.12. Project No.: TGRC201024

l  Co. P.I., National Science Foundation ofChina, Key Important Project, Global comparison between North China Craton and World Classical Craton: Implications to the Decratonization and Continental Growth. 2011.1-2014.12, P.I. Prof. Timothy Kusky, Grant No.: 91014002.

l  Co. P.I., Robert Bosch Fund from GermanyScience Bridge:AsiaGrant Request for Support for an Initiation Project):32.5.8003.0105.0, P.I., Prof. Joern Kruhl, Technique University of Munich, Germany, 2011.9-2012.4


2005-2007          Tectonics and Regional Geology of China, undergraduate course

2006-2008           Marine Geology-Plate tectonics, undergraduate course

2006-2007                   Field digital mapping course in Chaohu, Anhui Province, China, Marine Geology major undergraduate students

2005-2008          Class tutor for undergraduate student majors in Marine Geology

2008-2009                 Supervise SRTP (student research training program) project for undergraduate students in Ocean University of China

2015-2016                    Global Tectonics, Master-Ph.D student, University of China Academy of Sciences, co-teaching with Prof. Tim Kusky

2016                    Global Tectonics, undergraduate students, China University of                        Geosciences, Wuhan, co-teaching with Prof. Tim Kusky


1.         Wang J.P., Kusky T.M., Wang L., Polat A., et al., 2016. Petrogenesis and geochemistry of circa 2.5 Ga granitoids in the Zanhuang Massif: Implications for magmatic source and Neoarchean metamorphism of the North China Craton. Lithos, doi: 10.1016/j.lithos.2016.10.028. 

2.         Wang JP, Kusky TM*, Wang L, Polat A., Deng H., Wang C., Wang SJ. Structural relationships along a Neoarchean arc continent collision zone, North China craton. GSA Bulletin, doi: 10.1130/B31479.1; 2016.

3.        Deng H., Kusky, T.M., Polat, A., Wang, C., Wang, L., Li, Y.X., Wang, J.P., 2016. A 2.5 Ga fore-arc subduction-accretion complex in the Dengfeng Granite-Greenstone Belt, Southern North China Craton. Precambrian Research 275: 241-264.

4.        Jiang, X.F., Peng, S.B., Polat, A., Kusky, T., Wang, L., Wu, T.Y., Lin, M.S., Han, Q.S., 2016. Geochemistry and geochronology of mylonitic metasedimentary rocks associated with the Proterozoic Miaowan Ophiolite Complex, Yangtze craton, China: Implications for geodynamic events. Precambrian Research 279, 37-56.

5.         Wang SJ, Wang L*, Brown M, Feng P. Multi-stage barite crystallization in partially melted UHP eclogite from the Sulu belt, China. American Mineralogist, Volume 101, pages 564–579, 2016

6.         Polat AWang L., Appel P.W. A review of structural patterns and melting processes in the Archean craton of West Greenland: Evidence for crustal growth at convergent plate margins as opposed to non-uniformitarian model. Tectonophysics., 2015,66267-94.

7.         Wang J.P., Kusky T.M.*, Wang L., Polat A., et al., 2015. A Neoarchean subduction polarity reversal event in the North China Craton, Lithos, 220-223: 133-146.

8.         Zhang YJ., Kusky T.M. *, Wang L., Li JW, Feng P, Huang Y, Giddens R., 2015. Occurrence of gold in hydrothermal pyrite, western Taupo Volcanic Zone, New Zealand, Geodinamica Acta, DOI: 10.1080/09853111.2015.1113024.

9.         Wang L., Kusky T.M., Polat A., Wang S.J., Jiang X.F., Zong K.Q., Wang J.P., Deng H., Fu J.M. Partial melting of deeply subducted eclogite from the Sulu Orogen in China. Nature Communications. 5:5604 doi: 10.1038/ncomms6604 (2014).

10.     T M. Kusky, B F.Windley, Lu Wang, Zhensheng Wang, Xiaoyong Li, Peimin Zhu. Flat slab subduction, trench suction, and craton destruction: Comparison of the North China, Wyoming, and Brazilian craton. Tectonophysics, 2014, 630:208-221.

11.     王淞杰,王璐*,付建民,丁悦。大别-苏鲁超高压变质岩研究新思路偏光显微镜阴极发光技术的应用. 地球科学2014, 39(3):357-367.

Wang SJ, Wang L. *, Fu JM, Ding Y. New idea on the study of UHPM rocks in Dabie-Sulu: the application of microscopic CL technique. Earth Science, 2014, 39(3):357-367. (in Chinese with English abstract)

12.     Wang, L., Jin Z.M., Kusky T.M., Liu X.W. and Xu Haijun. Microfabric characteristics and rheological significance of jadeite-quartzite from Shuanghe, Dabie Mountains. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 2010, 28, 163-182.

13.     Wang, L., Kusky, T., and Li, S.Z. Structural Geometry and Evolution of an Exhumed Ultra-High Pressure Eclogite Massif, Yangkou Bay, Sulu Belt, China, Journal of Structural Geology, 2010, 32,423-444.

14.     Wang., L., Kusky, T.M., and Santosh, M. On the role of dual active margin collision for exhuming the world’s largest ultrahigh pressure metamorphic belt. Journal of Earth Science, 236):802-812.

15.     Wang L., Jin Zhenmin and He Mouchun. Raman spectrum study on quartz exsolution in omphacite of eclogite and its tectonic significances. Journal of China University of Geosciences, 2003, 14(2):119-126. 
16.     Wang L., Jin Z.M., Liu X.W., Microfabric characters and rheological significance of UHP jadeite quartzite in Shuanghe area, Dabie Mountains. Earth Science, 2004, 29(3)293~302.EI, in Chinese
17.     Wang L., Jin Z.M., Zhang J.F. New idea on omphacite deformation mechanism in UHP Eclogite: evidence from LPO, Geological Science and Technology Information, 2005, 24(1):19-24.(In chinese)
18.     Zhang, L., Wang L., Kedong Yin, Ying Lü, Derong Zhang, Yongqiang Yang ,Xiaoping Huang. Pore water nutrient characteristics and the fluxes across the sediment in the Pearl River estuary and adjacent waters, China, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, (2013),

19.     Zhang L., Wang L., Yang Y.Q., Zhang D.R. Cu Environmental Geochemical Characteristics in the Soil and Water in in copper-rich deposits of Southeastern Hubei Province, along the Middle Yangtze River, Central China. Environmental Pollution, 2009, 157, 2957–2963. (SCI, IF:2.072)

20.     Zhang L., Yin K.D., Wang L., Chen F.R., Yang Y.Q., Zhang D.R. The origin and accumulation rate of sedimentary organic matter in Pearl River estuary (Lingding Bay) and coastal area, southern China. Ecology geology, 2009, 85, 190–196. (SCI, IF:3.135)

21.     Zhang J.F., Shi F., Xu H.J., Wang L., Feng S.Y., Liu W.L., Yang Y.F., Green II H.W., 2012. Petrofabric and strength of SiO2 near the quartz-coesite phase boundary. Journal of Metamorphic Geology. In Press.

22.     J.P. Wang, T.M. Kusky, A. Polat, L. Wang, H. Deng, S.J. Wang., A late Archean tectonic mélange in the Central Orogenic Belt, North China Craton. Tectonophysics., 2013,  doi:

23.     H. Deng, T.M. Kusky, A. Polat, L. Wang, J.P. Wang, S.J. Wang., Geochemistry of Neoarchean mafic volcanic rocks and late mafic dikes and sills in the Zanhuang Complex, Central Orogenic Belt, North China Craton: Implications for geodynamic setting. Lithos., 2013. 175-176: 193-212.

24.     Deng, H., T. M. Kusky, Lu WangXingfu JiangJunpeng WangSongjie Wang. Discovery of a Sheeted Dike Complex in the Northern Yangtze Craton and Its Implications for Craton Evolution. Journal of Earth Science, 23(5): 676-695.

25.     M. Santosh, Kusky, T., and Wang L., 2011. Supercontinent cycles, extreme metamorphic processes and changing fluid regimes. International Geology Review. SCI

26.     Li, S.ZKusky, T.M.Wang, L.Zhang, G.W., Lai, S.C.Liu, X.C., Dong, S.W., Zhao, G.C., Collision leading to multiple-stage large-scale extrusion in the Qinling orogen: insights from the Mianlue suture. Gondwana Research, 2007, 12(1-2):121-143. (SCI, IF:3.135, 5year IF: 2.691)

27.     Peng S.B., Kusky T.M.*, Jiang X.F., Wang L., Wang J.P. and Deng H, 2012. Geology, geochemistry, and geochronology of the Miaowan ophiolite, Yangtze craton: Implications forSouth China’s amalgamation history with the Rodinian supercontinent. Gondwana Research. 212-3):577-594

28.     Kusky, T.M., Ghulam, A., Wang, L., Liu, J.G., Li, Z.Q., Chen, X.. Focusing Seismic energy along faults through Time-Variable rupture modes: Wenchuan earthquake,China. Journal of Earth Sciences2010216910-922.

29.     Ou X.G., Jin Z.M., Wang L., Thermal conductivity and its anisotropy of rocks from the depth of 100  2000mmainhole of Chinese Continental Scientific Drilling:revelations to the study on thermal structure of subduction zone. Acta Petrologica Sinica2004, 20(1):109118.SCI, in Chinese

30.     Xu S.M., Li S.Z., Wang L., Zhou L.H., et al., Distribution and sedimentary facies of mesozoic main target strata in south tidal land of huanghua depression. Marine geology & Quaternary geology, 2008, 28(1): 61-68. (in Chinese)

Ph. D Thesis:

Wang Lu. Structural Evolution and Rheology Study on Ultra-high pressure metamorphic Eclogite and Jadeite Quartzites in Shuanghe Area,DabieMountain.ChinaUniversityof Geosciences,Wuhan, 2005.