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WANG Jiamin
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Education and Appointments:
  • 2018.01–now: Associate Professor, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IGGCAS, Beijing, China)
  • 2016.12–2017.12: Visiting researcher, Institut für Geologie, Mineralogie und Geophysik, Ruhr-Universit?t Bochum (Bochum, Germany), Research work: Using geospeedometry to constrain cooling history of migmatites from Dinggye (Ama Drime range), central Himalaya. Host: Prof. Sumit Chakraborty
  • 2015.06–2018.01: Postdoctoral fellow, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IGGCAS, Beijing, China); Research project: Exhumation processes of migmatites and high-pressure granulites from Dinggye (Ama Drime range), central Himalaya; Advisor: Prof. Fu-Yuan Wu
  • 2010.09–2015.06: PhD degree, School of Earth and Space Sciences, Peking University (Beijing, China); Thesis: Tectonic and metamorphic evolution of the Greater Himalayan Crystalline complex in Nyalam, central Himalaya.
  • PhD defence date: 12th June 2015; Name of the PhD advisor: Prof. Jin-Jiang Zhang
  • 2013.09–2014.09: Visiting PhD student, Research School of Earth Sciences, Australian National University (Canberra, Australia); Research work: Monazite U–Th–Pb chronology of migmatites from Nyalam, central Himalaya. Host advisor: Prof. Daniela Rubatto
  • 2006.08–2010.06: Bachelor degree, School of Earth Science, Jilin University (Changchun, China)



Research Interests:
  1. Himalayan collisional orogenic process (metamorphism and deformation)
  2. Metamorphism and deep carbon cycle
  3. Rock metamorphism and deformation mechanism

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Public Services:

  • 2010 Jilin University "May 4th Young Geologist Award"
  • 2022 Member of "Youth Innovation Promotion Association, Chinese Academy of Sciences"

Supported Projects:
  1. General program of National Natural Science Foundation of China (grant no.: 41972065, year: 2020.01- 2023.12, leader)
  2. Youth project of National Natural Science Foundation of China (grant no.: 41602054, year: 2017.01-2019.12, leader)
  3. First aid on China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (grant no.: 2016M600126, year: 2016.11-2018.01, leader)
  4. Jointly funded excellent postdoctoral program of China Postdoctoral Science Foundation and Chinese Academy of Sciences, (grant no.: 2015LH0002, year: 2016.01-2018.01),
  5. presiding over Basic Science Center of National Natural Science Foundation of China "Continental evolution and monsoon system evolution (grant no.: 41888101, year: 2019.01-2028.12, participation)
  6. The Second Tibetan Plateau Scientific Expedition and Research (STEP) program (grant no.: 2019QZKK07032019, year: 2019.01-2023.12, participation)
Supervising Graduate Students:
  1. Gautam P. KHANAL, 2020, Metamorphism, anatexis and tectonic evolution of the Nepal Himalayas: Ph. D. Dissertation, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing. 270 pp. (co-supervised with Prof. WU Fu-Yuan, now Senior Research Fellow, Ministry of Geology and Mineral Resources, Nepal)
  2. YANG Lei, 2020, Research on the Relationship between anatexis and petrogenesis of leucogranites in the Himalayan Orogenic Belt: Ph. D. Dissertation, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing. 253 pp. (co-supervised with Prof. WU Fu-Yuan, Assistant Professor at Chengdu University of Technology)


Articles as first author or corresponding author

* Corresponding author, # Student is the first author.

  1. Wang, J.-M. *, Hou, K.-S., Yang, L., Liu, X.-C., Wang, R.-C., Li, G.-M., Fu, J.-G., Hu, F.-Y., Tian, Y.-L., Wu, F.-Y., 2023. Mineralogy, petrology and P-T conditions of the spodumene pegmatites and surrounding meta-sediments in Lhozhag, eastern Himalaya. Lithos 456-457, 107295.
  2. Wang, J.M.*, Wu, F., Zhang, J., Khanal, G., Yang, L., 2022. The Himalayan Collisional Orogeny: A Metamorphic Perspective. Acta Geologica Sinica - English Edition 96, 1842-1866.王佳敏*, 吴福元, 张进江, Khanal G., 杨雷, 2022. 喜马拉雅碰撞造山过程:变质地质学视角. 地质学报, 96(9), 30.
  3. Yang, L.#, Wang, J.-M.*, Liu, X.-C., Khanal, G. P., & Wu, F.-Y., 2022. Sr-Nd-Hf Isotopic Disequilibrium During the Partial Melting of Metasediments: Insight From Himalayan Leucosome. Frontiers in Earth Science, 10, doi: 10.3389/feart.2022.891960.
  4. Wang, J.-M.*, Lanari, P., Wu, F.-Y., Zhang, J.-J., Khanal, G.P., Yang, L, 2021. First evidence of eclogites overprinted by ultrahigh temperature metamorphism in Everest East, Himalaya: Implications for collisional tectonics on early Earth. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 558, 116760.
  5. Khanal, G.P.#, Wang, J.-M.*, Larson, K.P., Wu, F.-Y., Rai, S.M., Wang, J.G., Yang L., 2021. Eocene Metamorphism and Anatexis in the Kathmandu Klippe, Central Nepal: Implications for Early Crustal Thickening and Initial Rise of the Himalaya. Tectonics, 40(4): e2020TC006532.
  6. Khanal, G.P.#, Wang, J.-M.*, Wu, F.-Y., Wang, J.G. Yang L., 2020. In-sequence buoyancy extrusion of the Himalayan Metamorphic Core, central Nepal: Constraints from monazite petrochronology and thermobarometry. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 199, 104406.
  7. Wang, J.-M.*, Wu, F.-Y., Rubatto, D., Liu, K., Zhang, J.-J., Liu, X.-C., 2018. Early Miocene rapid exhumation in southern Tibet: Insights from P-T-t-D-magmatism path of Yardoi dome. Lithos 304-307, 38-56.
  8. Wang, J.-M.*, Wu, F.-Y., Rubatto, D., Liu, S.-R., Zhang, J.-J., Liu, X.-C., Yang, L., 2017. Monazite behaviour during isothermal decompression in pelitic granulites: A case study from Dinggye, Tibetan Himalaya. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 172, 81.
  9. Wang, J.-M.*, Zhang, J.-J., Liu, K., Zhang, B., Wang, X.-X., Rai, S., Scheltens, M., 2016. Spatial and temporal evolution of tectonometamorphic discontinuities in the central Himalaya: Constraints from P-T paths and geochronology. Tectonophysics 679, 41-60.
  10. Wang, J.-M., Rubatto, D., Zhang, J.-J.*, 2015. Timing of Partial Melting and Cooling across the Greater Himalayan Crystalline Complex (Nyalam, Central Himalaya): In-sequence Thrusting and its Implications. Journal of Petrology 56, 1677-1702.
  11. Wang, J., Zhang, J.*, Wei, C., Rai, S., Wang, M., Qian, J., 2015. Characterising the metamorphic discontinuity across the Main Central Thrust Zone of eastern-central Nepal. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 101, 83-100.
  12. Wang, J.M., Zhang, J.J.*, Wang, X.X., 2013. Structural kinematics, metamorphic P-T profiles and zircon geochronology across the Greater Himalayan Crystalline Complex in south-central Tibet: Implication for a revised channel flow. Journal of Metamorphic Geology 31, 607-628.

    Representative articles of cooperation:
  13. 姜禾禾, 王佳敏, 万博. 国际岩矿地球化学固碳技术研究进展[J]. 第四纪研究, 2023, 43(2): 494-508.
  14. Liu, X.-C., Wu, F.-Y., Kohn, M.J., Liu, Z.-C., Ji, W.-Q., Wang, J.-M., Yang, L., He, S.-X., 2022. Plutonic-subvolcanic connection of the Himalayan leucogranites: Insights from the Eocene Lhunze complex, southern Tibet. Lithos 434-435, 106939.
  15. Zhao, L., Guo, Z., Yuan, H., Wang, X., Shen, H., Yang, J., Sun, B., Tan, N., Zhang, H., Liu, Y., Li, Y., Wang, J., Ji, W., Zhu, R., 2023. Dynamic modeling of tectonic carbon processes: State of the art and conceptual workflow. Sci. China Earth Sci. 66, 456-471.
  16. Topuz, G., Altherr, R., Candan, O., Wang, J.-M., Okay, A.I., Wu, F.-Y., Ergen, A., Zack, T., Siebel, W., Shangh, C.K., Schwarz, W.H., Meyer, H.-P., Sat?r, M., 2023. Carboniferous mafic-ultramafic intrusions in the Eastern Pontides (Pulur Complex): Implications for the source of coeval voluminous granites. Lithos 436-437, 106946.
  17. Babaoglu, C., Topuz, G., Okay, A.I., Koksal, S., Wang, J.-M., Toksoy-Koksal, F., 2023. Middle Permian basic and acidic volcanism in the Istanbul zone (NW Turkey): evidence for post-variscan extensional magmatism. International Geology Review, 1-18.
  18. Zhang, L., Zhang, B., Zhang, J., Wang, J., Cai, F., Zhao, Z., . . . Li, X., 2022. The rheology and deformation of the South Tibetan Detachment System as exposed at Zherger La, east-central Himalaya: Implications for exhumation of the Himalayan metamorphic core. Journal of Structural Geology, 157, 104559.
  19. Wang, D., Liu, F.-L., Palin, R., Wang, J.-M., Wolf, M., Ji, L., & Wang, F., 2021. A newly discovered Late Cretaceous metamorphic belt along the active continental margin of the Neo-Tethys ocean. GSA Bulletin, 134 (1-2): 223–240.
  20. He, S.-X., Liu, X.-C., Yang, L., Wang, J.-M., Hu, F.-Y., & Wu, F.-Y., 2021. Multistage magmatism recorded in a single gneiss dome: Insights from the Lhagoi Kangri leucogranites, Himalayan orogen. Lithos, 398-399, 106222.
  21. Topuz, G., Candan, O., Wang, J.-M., Li, Q.-L., Wu, F.-Y., Yilmaz, A., 2021. Silurian A-type metaquartz-syenite to -granite in the Eastern Anatolia: Implications for Late Ordovician-Silurian rifting at the northern margin of Gondwana. Gondwana Research, 91, 1-17.
  22. Wu, F.-Y., Liu, X.-C., Liu, Z.-C., Wang, R.-C., Xie, L., Wang, J-M., Ji, W.-Q., Yang, L., Liu, C., Khanal, G.P., He, S.-X., 2020. Highly fractionated Himalayan leucogranites and associated rare-metal mineralization. Lithos 352-353: 105319.
  23. Ji, W.-Q., Wu, F.-Y., Wang, J.-M., Liu, X.-C., Liu, Z.-C., Zhang, Z.-Y., Cao, W.-R., Wang, J.-G., Zhang,C., 2020. Early Evolution of Himalayan Orogenic Belt and Generation of Middle Eocene Magmatism: Constraint From Haweng Granodiorite Porphyry in the Tethyan Himalaya. Frontiers in Earth Science 8(236).
  24. 何少雄, 刘小驰, 王佳敏, 胡方泱, 吴福元, 2020. 淡色花岗岩中红柱石的成因研究. 南京大学学报 (自然科学) 56.
  25. Yang, L.#, Liu, X.-C., Wang, J.-M., Wu, F.-Y., 2019. Is Himalayan leucogranite a product by in situ partial melting of the Greater Himalayan Crystalline? A comparative study of leucosome and leucogranite from Nyalam, southern Tibet. Lithos 342-343: 542-556.
  26. Zhang, C., Liu, C.-Z., Xu, Y., Ji, W.-B., Wang, J.-M., Wu, F.-Y., Liu, T., Zhang, Z.-Y., Zhang, W.-Q., 2019. Subduction re-initiation at dying ridge of Neo-Tethys: Insights from mafic and metamafic rocks in Lhaze ophiolitic mélange, Yarlung-Tsangbo Suture Zone. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 523: 115707.
  27. 凌逸云, 张进江, 王佳敏, 王洋, 刘世然, 2018. 藏南定结地区喜马拉雅造山带新生代的隆升剥蚀历史及其地质意义. 地质科学 53, 1375-1388.
  28. Wu, F., Liu, X., Ji, W., Wang, J., Yang, L., 2017. Highly fractionated granites: Recognition and research. Science China Earth Sciences 60, 1201-1219.
  29. Wang, R., Wu, F., Xie, L., Liu, X., Wang, J., Yang, L., Lai, W., Liu, C., 2017. A preliminary study of rare-metal mineralization in the Himalayan leucogranite belts, South Tibet. Science China Earth Sciences 60, 1655-1663.
  30. Zhang, B., Yin, C.Y., Zhang, J.J., Wang, J.M., Zhong, D.L., Wang, Y., Lai, Q.Z., Yue, Y.H., Zhou, Q.Y., 2017. Midcrustal shearing and doming in a Cenozoic compressive setting along the Ailao Shan-Red River shear zone. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 18, 400-433.
  31. Ling, Y.-Y., Zhang, J.-J., Liu, K., Ge, M.-H., Wang, M., Wang, J.-M., 2017. Geochemistry, geochronology, and tectonic setting of Early Cretaceous volcanic rocks in the northern segment of the Tan–Lu Fault region, northeast China. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 144, 303-322.
  32. Ge, M.-H., Zhang, J.-J., Li, L., Liu, K., Ling, Y.-Y., Wang, J.-M., Wang, M., 2017. Geochronology and geochemistry of the Heilongjiang Complex and the granitoids from the Lesser Xing'an-Zhangguangcai Range: Implications for the late Paleozoic-Mesozoic tectonics of eastern NE China. Tectonophysics 717, 565-584.
  33. Liu, K., Zhang, J., Wilde, S.A., Zhou, J., Wang, M., Ge, M., Wang, J., Ling, Y., 2017. Initial subduction of the Paleo-Pacific Oceanic plate in NE China: Constraints from whole-rock geochemistry and zircon U–Pb and Lu–Hf isotopes of the Khanka Lake granitoids. Lithos 274–275, 254-270.
  34. Liu, K., Zhang, J., Wilde, S.A., Liu, S., Guo, F., Kasatkin, S.A., Golozoubov, V.V., Ge, M., Wang, M., Wang, J., 2017. U-Pb dating and Lu-Hf isotopes of detrital zircons from the southern Sikhote-Alin orogenic belt, Russian Far East: Tectonic implications for the Early Cretaceous evolution of the Northwest Pacific margin. Tectonics, 2555-2598.
  35. 王晓先, 张进江, 王佳敏, 2016. 北喜马拉雅佩枯花岗岩年代学, 成因机制及其构造意义. 地球科学: 中国地质大学学报, 982-998.
  36. Zheng, Y., Zhang, J., Wang, J., Zhang, B., Wang, X., Wang, M., 2014. Rapid denudation of the Himalayan orogen in the Nyalam area, southern Tibet, since the Pliocene and implications for tectonics–climate coupling. Chinese Science Bulletin 59, 874-885.
  37. Wang, X., Zhang, J., Liu, J., Yan, S., Wang, J., 2013. Middle-Miocene transformation of tectonic regime in the Himalayan orogen. Chinese Science Bulletin 58, 108-117.
  38. 张进江, 王佳敏, 王晓先, 张波, 2013. 喜马拉雅造山带造山模式探讨. 地质科学 48, 362-383.
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