Talent details

Name:Chao Wang
Title & Affiliation:Ph.D, Associate Professor
Homepage in Chinese:http://sourcedb.itpcas.cas.cn/cn/expert/202007/t20200723_5643000.html
Address:Building 3, No. 16, Lincui Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101, China

Education and Appointments


Ph.D. in Structural Geology and Tectonics 

Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P.R. China, 2017 

B. S. in Resource Exploration Engineering  

School of Resources and Environmental Engineering,  

Hefei University of Technology (HFUT), Hefei, P.R.China 2011 


2020.9-present Associate Professor, Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, CAS, China 

2019.01-2020.08 Assistant Professor, Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, CAS, China 

2017.04-2019.01 Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, CAS, China 

Research Interest

Research Interests: Processes of oceanic subduction, continental collision and continental subduction in the Tibetan Plateau and surrounding areas, such as Myanmar, India and Iran.

Research Fields: Geochronology, geochemistry and continental tectonics

Selected Publications

Publications in the recent 5 years (2016-2020) (* corresponding author; # joint first authors; Including books and book chapters)
Part 1: 5 representative publications 
1. Wang, C.*, Ding, L., Zhang, L.Y., Ding, X.L., Yue, Y.H., 2019a. Early Jurassic high-Mg andesites in the Quxu area, southern Lhasa terrane: Implications for magma evolution related to a slab rollback of the Neo-Tethyan Ocean, Geological Journal. 54: 2508-2524.
2. Wang, C.*, Ding, L., Zhang, L.Y., Ding, X.L., Yue, Y.H., 2019b. Early Jurassic highly fractioned rhyolites and associated sedimentary rocks in southern Tibet: constraints on the early evolution of the Neo-Tethyan Ocean, International Journal of Earth Science, 108(1): 137-154.
3. Wang, C.*, Ding, L., Liu, Z.C., Zhang, L.Y., Yue, Y.H., 2017. Early Cretaceous bimodal volcanic rocks in the southern Lhasa terrane, south Tibet: Age, petrogenesis and tectonic implications. Lithos, 268–271: 260–273.
4. Wang, C.*, Ding, L., Zhang, L.Y., Kapp, P., Pullen, A., Yue, Y. H., 2016a. Petrogenesis of Middle-Late Triassic volcanic rocks from the Gangdese belt, southern Lhasa Terrane: Implications for early subduction of Neo-Tethyan oceanic lithosphere. Lithos, 262: 320–333.
5. Wang, C., Wang, S.F.*, Mo, Y.S., 2016b. Zircon U-Pb age and Lu-Hf ratios constraint the basement of the Indochina block. Chinese Journal of Geology, 51(2): 576-593 (in Chinese with English Abstract).
Part 2: all other publications (exclude part 1)
1. Ding, X.L., Ding, L., Wang, C.*, Wang, H.Q., Guo, X.D., 2020. Petrogenesis and tectonic implications of Palaeocene (ca. 54 Ma) rhyolites in the western Lhasa Terrane, south Tibet: Constraints from geochemistry and Sr–Nd–Hf isotope compositions. Geological Journal, 1–14.
2. Orme, D.A.*, Laskowski, A.K., Zilinsky, M.F., Wang, C., Guo, X.D., Cai, F.L., Ding, L., 2020. Sedimentology and provenance of newly identified Upper Cretaceous trench basin strata, Dênggar, southern Tibet: Implications for development of the Eurasian margin prior to India–Asia collision, Basin Research. 00: 1– 20.
3. Zhang, L.Y. *, Fan, W.M., Ding, L., Ducea, M.N., Pullen, A., Li, J.X., Sun, Y.L., Yue, Y.H., Cai, F.L., Wang, C., Peng, T.P., Sein, Kyaing., 2020. Quaternary volcanism in Myanmar: A record of Indian slab tearing in a transition zone from oceanic to continental subduction. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 21, e2020GC009091.
4. Liu, Z.C. *, Ding, L., Zhang, L.Y., Wang, C., Qiu, Z.L., Wang, J.G., Shen, X.L., Deng, X.Q., 2018. Sequence and petrogenesis of the Jurassic volcanic rocks (Yeba Formation) in the Gangdese arc, southern Tibet: Implications for the Neo-Tethyan subduction, Lithos. 312-313: 72-88.
5. Wang, X.Y., Wang, S.F.*, Wang, C., Tang, W.K., 2018. Permo-Triassic arc-like granitoids along the northern Lancangjiang zone, eastern Tibet: Age, geochemistry, Sr–Nd–Hf isotopes, and tectonic implications, Lithos. 308-309: 278-293.
6. Wang, S.F.*, Mo, Y. S., Wang, C., Ye, P. S., 2016. Paleotethyan evolution of the Indochina Block as deduced from granites in northern Laos. Gondwana Research, 28: 183–196.