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【Seminar】Towards the deep sea

SpeakerDr. Weidong Sun (Institute of Oceanology, Academia Sinica )

Time: 11/20/2019, 9:10am


Honors and Awards:

2016 Leading Talent, Ministry of Human Resources, China

2013 Nanyue 100 Outstanding Scientists

2010 National Natural Science Award, second class (Personal Ranking 4th)

2008 Science and Technology Award, Anhui Province, first class (PR 3rd)

2006 “Hou Defeng” Young Scientist award

2005 Natural Science Foundation of China “Outstanding Young Scientist”

2005 Chinese Academy of Sciences “100 Talented Scientist” Professorship

2003-04 “Alexander von Humboldt research fellowship


Research Interests:

Prof. Weidong Sun is specialized in the field of trace element and isotope geochemistry and geochronology with research interests that include: the subduction factory, mechanisms of crust formation and mineralization; the behavior of chalcophile elements and mineralization; origin of mantle plume, orogenic belts.

Published more than 260 peer reviewed papers, including Nature, Scientific Reports, Geochimica et Cosmochimca Acta, Earth Planetary Science Letters, Geology, Economic Geology etc. with a total citation of more than 4000 times, h-index of 38.


Professional Memberships

Geochemical Society

American Geophysical Union

Society of Economic Geologists

Society of Mineralogy Petrology and Geochemistry

Geological Society of China