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Wu Fuyuan
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  No.19 Beitucheng West Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100029, China

Education and Appointments:

Dr. Fu-Yuan WU
Associate director and Professor of Geology and Geochemistry

  • 1987.09-1990.10: Changchun College of Geology, PhD.
  • 1984.09-1987.07: Changchun College of Geology, M.S.
  • 1980.09-1984.07: Changchun College of Geology, B.S.

Professional employment

  • 2003.03-present: Professor, Institute of Geology and Geophysics
  • 2000.06-2003.02: Professor, College of Earth Sciences, Jilin University
  • 1999.11-2000.05: Professor, Changchun University of Sciences and Technology
  • 1995.10-1996.11: Visiting scholar, University of Rennes I
  • 1992.10-1998.10: Professor, Changchun College of Geology
  • 1990.10-1992.11: Post-Doc, Changchun College of Geology

Postdoc., graduate students and their projects: 

Wei-Qiang Ji:  Postdoc.,  Tel: 82998439,  E-mail:
         Gangdese granites: geochronology and petrogenesis
Qin Zhou:  M. S., Tel: 82998439,  E-mail:
         Hf-W isotopic systematics of iron meteorites
Zhi-Chao Liu:  M.S., Tel: 82998439,  E-mail:
         Himalaya leucogranites: constraints on Tibetan geodynamics

Research Interests:
  • Granite petrogenesis and crustal evolution
  • Mantle magmatism and craton destruction
  • Rb-Sr, Sm-Nd, U-Pb geochronology
  • Sr-Nd-Hf-Os isotopic tracers and their applications in geodynamics
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Supported Projects:
Current projects
Early Precambrian crustal formation and evolution of ancient cratons
Petrogenesis and geodynamics of the Mesozoic granites in eastern China
India-Asian collision and uplift of the Tibertan Plateau
In situ laser Pb-Sr-Nd-Hf isotopic techniques

Selected Publication:
[25] Wu, F.Y., Sun, D.Y., Ge, W.C., Zhang, Y.B., Grant, M.L., Wilde, S.A., Jahn, B.M., 2011. Geochronology of the Phanerozoic granites in northeastern China. J. Asian Earth Sci., 41: 1-30.
[24] Wu, F.Y., Yang, Y.H., Mitchell, R.H., Bellatreccia, F., Li, Q.L., Zhao, Z.F., 2010. In situ U–Pb and Nd-Hf-(Sr) isotopic investigations of zirconolite and calzirtite. Chem. Geol., 277: 178-195.
[23] Wu, F. Y., Ji, W. Q., Liu, C. Z., Chung, S. L., 2010. Detrital zircon U-Pb and Hf isotopic data from the Xigaze fore-arc basin: constraints on Transhimalaya magmatic evolution in southern Tibet. Chem. Geol, 271: 13-25.
[20] Wu, F. Y., Zhang, Y. B., Yang, J. H., Xie, L. W., Yang, Y. H., 2009. Are there any 3.8 Ga rock at Anshan in the North China Craton?–Reply to comments on by Nutman et al. Precambrian Res., 172: 361-363.
[19] Wu, F. Y., Zhang, Y. B., Yang, J. H., Xie, L. W., Yang, Y. H., 2008. Zircon U-Pb and Hf isotopic constraints on the Early Archean crustal evolution in Anshan of the North China Craton. Precambrian Res., 167: 339-362.
[18] Wu, F.Y., Zhao, G.C., Sun, D.Y., Wilde S.A., Zhang, G.L., 2007. The Hulan Group: its role in the evolution of the Central Asian Orogenic Belt of NE China. J. Asian Earth Sci., 30: 542-556.
[17] Wu, F.Y., Yang, J.H., Lo, C.H., Wilde, S.A., Sun, D.Y., Jahn, B.M., 2007. The Jiamusi Massif: a Jurassic accretionary terrane along the western Pacific margin of NE China. Island Arc, 16: 156-172.
[16] Wu, F.Y., Han, R.H., Yang, J.H., Wilde, S.A., Zhai, M.G., 2007. Initial constraints on granitic magmatism in North Korea using U-Pb zircon geochronology. Chem. Geol., 238: 232-248.
[15] Wu, F.Y., Clift, P.D., Yang, J.H., 2007. Zircon Hf isotopic constraints on the sources of the Indus Molasse, Ladakh Himalaya, India. Tectonics, 26: 2006TC002051.
[14] Wu, F.Y., Yang, J.H., Wilde, S.A., Liu, X.M., Guo, J.H., Zhai, M.G., 2007. Detrital zircon U-Pb and Hf isotopic constraints on the crustal evolution of North Korea. Precambrian Res., 159: 155-177.
[13] Wu, F.Y., Yang, Y.H., Xie, L.W., Yang, J.H., Xu, P., 2006. Hf isotopic compositions of the standard zircons and baddeleyites used in U-Pb geochronology. Chem. Geol., 234: 105-126.
[12] Wu, F.Y., Walker, R.J., Yang, Y.H., Yuan, H.L., Yang, J.H., 2006. The chemical-temporal evolution of lithospheric mantle underlying the North China Craton. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 70: 5013-5034.
[11] Wu, F.Y., Zhao, G.C., Wilde, S.A., Sun, D.Y., 2005. Nd Isotopic constraints on the crustal formation of the North China Craton. J. Asian Earth Sci., 24: 523-545.
[10] Wu, F.Y., Lin, J. Q., Wilde, S.A., Sun, D.Y., Yang, J.H., 2005. Nature and significance of the Early Cretaceous giant igneous event in eastern China. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 233: 103-119.
[9] Wu, F.Y., Yang, J.H., Wilde, S.A., Zhang, X.O., 2005. Geochronology, petrogenesis and tectonic implications of the Jurassic granites in the Liaodong Peninsula, NE China. Chem. Geol., 221: 127-156.
[8] Wu, F.Y., Wilde, S.A., Sun, D.Y., Zhang, G.L., 2004. Geochronology and petrogenesis of post-orogenic Cu, Ni-bearing mafic-ultramafic intrusions in Jilin, NE China. J. Asian Earth Sci., 23: 781-797.
[7] Wu, F.Y., Sun, D.Y., Jahn, B.M., Wilde, S.A., 2004. A Jurassic garnet-bearing granitic pluton from NE China showing tetrad REE patterns. J. Asian Earth Sci., 23: 731-744.
[6] Wu, F.Y., Jahn, B.M., Wilde, S.A., Lo, C.H., Yui, T.F., Lin, Q., Ge, W.C., Sun, D.Y., 2003. Highly fractionated I-type granites in NE China (I): Geochronology and petrogenesis. Lithos, 66:241-273.
[5] Wu, F.Y., Jahn, B.M., Wilde, S.A., Lo, C.H., Yui, T.F., Lin, Q., Ge, W.C., Sun, D. Y., 2003. Highly fractionated I-type granites in NE China (II): Isotopic geochemistry and implications for crustal growth in the Phanerozoic. Lithos, 67: 191-204.
[4] Wu, F.Y., Walker, R.J. Ren, X.W., Sun, D.Y., Zhou, X.H., 2003. Osmium isotopic constraints on the age of lithospheric mantle beneath northeastern China. Chem. Geol., 196: 107-129.
[3] Wu, F.Y., Sun, D.Y., Li, H.M., Jahn, B.M., Wilde, S.A., 2002. A-type granites in Northeastern China: Age and geochemical constraints on their petrogenesis. Chem. Geol., 187: 143-173.
[2] Wu, F.Y., Sun, D.Y., Li, H.M., Wang X.L., 2001. The nature of basement beneath the Songliao Basin in NE China: geochemical and isotopic constraints. Phys. Chem. Earth (part A), 26: 793-803.
[1] Wu, F.Y., Jahn, B.M., Wilde, S.A., Sun, D.Y., 2000. Phanerozoic continental crustal growth: U-Pb and Sr-Nd isotopic evidence from the granites in northeastern China. Tectonophysics, 328: 89-113.
[22] Wu, F. Y., Yang, Y. H., Mitchell, R. H., Zhang, Y. B., 2010. In situ U-Pb age determination and Nd isotopic analyses of perovskites from kimberlites in southern Africa and Somerset Island, Canada. Lithos, 115: 205-222.
[21] Wu, F. Y., Yang, Y. H., Marks, M., Liu, Z. C., Zhou, Q., Ge, W. C., Yang, J. S., Zhao, Z. F., Mitchell, R. H., Markl, G., 2010. In situ U–Pb, Sr, Nd, and Hf isotopic analysis of eudialyte by LA–(MC) –ICP–MS. Chem. Geol., 273: 8-34
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