Department of geology northwest university

Teacher Name

Work experience:

1. 2018 - present, Professor (doctoral supervisor), Department of geology, Northwest University

2. 2013-2018, associate professor, Department of geology, Northwest University

3. 2016-2017, School of earth and environment, University of Western Australia, visiting scholar

4. 2012-2013, visiting scholar, Department of Geosciences, Hong Kong University

5. 2010-2013, lecturer, Department of geology, Northwest University

Academic journal services:

Editorial board of Precambrian research

Courses taught:

Isotope geology / isotope geochemistry (main course);

Progress in Geosciences (participation), field geological practice in Qinhuangdao (participation), modern instrument analysis (participation)

Host project:

1. 2020-2023: general program of NSFC (41972200)

2. 2017-2020: general program of NSFC (41672188)

3. 2013-2016: general program of NSFC (41272004)

4. 2013-2014: independent research project of the Ministry of science and technology of the State Key Laboratory of continental dynamics

5. 2012-2015: Northwest University outstanding young academic backbone support plan

6. 2011-2015: China Geological Survey Project (work project code: 1212011121137)

7. 2010-2011: independent research project of the Ministry of science and technology of the State Key Laboratory of continental dynamics

8. 2009-2012: National Natural Science Youth Fund Project (40902056)

9. 2008-2009: independent research project of the Ministry of science and technology of the State Key Laboratory of continental dynamics

10. 2007-2008: Northwest University Graduate Innovation Education Project (07yzz28)

Participating projects:

1. 2019-2023: major projects of NSFC (41890831) hosted by Professor Zhao Guochun

2. 2015-2020: innovation research group of NSFC (41421002) chaired by Professor Dong Yunpeng

3. 2012-2016: 973 project of the Ministry of science and Technology (2012cb416606) hosted by academician Zhai Mingguo

4. 2010-2015: major projects of NSFC (41090374) hosted by researcher sun Weidong

5. 2008-2013: 973 subprojects (2009cb825000) chaired by Professor Liu Liang


1. In January 2013, he was rated as the "most contributing author" of Science Bulletin in 2012 by the Editorial Committee of science of China

2. In 2012, it was selected into the "support plan for outstanding young academic backbones of Northwest University"

3. In 2012, the doctoral dissertation was awarded as "Excellent Doctoral Dissertation of Shaanxi Province"

Representative works:


Gan Baoping, Wu Chunrong, Wang Bolong, Wang Tingyi. 2019. Chronological and geochemical characteristics of Paleoproterozoic granites in Helanshan: the system of the formation and evolution of the khondalite belt in the western part of the North China Craton. Acta petrologica, 35 (8): 2325-2343 (corresponding author)

2. Diwu, C.R., Long, X. P., 2019. Tectonic evolution of the North

Qinling Orogenic Belt, Central China: Insights from metamafic rocks of the

Songshugou Complex. Geological Journal. 54(4): 2382-2399.

3. Fifth Chunrong, sun Yong. 2018. Discovery of Stygian crustal materials. Major Precambrian Geological Events and mineralization in the North China Craton, Zhai Mingguo, Zhang Lianchang, Chen Bin, etc., Beijing: Science Press, 33-39

4. fifth Chunrong, Liu Xiang, sun Yong. 2018. composition and evolution of Taihua complex in the southern margin of North China Craton. Acta petrologica Sinica, 34 (4): 999-1018

5.Diwu, C.R.,Yan, J.H., Liu, X., 2017. Formation and evolution of the Dunhuang Block. Geodynamics & Tectono-physics 8 (3), 449–450.


6. Diwu, C.R., Zhang, C.L., Sun, Y., 2016. Archean Continental Crust in

the Southern North China Craton, in: Zhai, M., Zhao, Y., Zhao, T. (Eds.), Main

Tectonic Events and Metallogeny of the North China Craton. Springer Singapore,

Singapore, pp. 29-44


Zhao Yan, 5th Chunrong, Ao Wenhao, Wang Hongliang, Zhu Tao, sun Yong. 2015. Discovery of 3.06 GA granodiorite gneiss in Dunhuang block. Science Bulletin, 60:

759-787 (corresponding author)

8. Diwu, C., Sun, Y.,

Zhao, Y., Liu, B., Lai, S., 2014. Geochronological, geochemical, and Nd-Hf

isotopic studies of the Qinling Complex, central China: Implications for the

evolutionary history of the North Qinling Orogenic Belt. Geoscience Frontiers

5, 499-513

9. Diwu, C.R., Sun, Y.,

Zhao, Y., Lai, S.C., 2014. Early Paleoproterozoic (2.45-2.20Ga) magmatic

activity during the period of global magmatic shutdown: Implications for the

crustal evolution of the southern North China Craton. Precambrian Research 255,

Part 2, 627-640


Liu, Y., Diwu, C.R., Zhao, Y., Liu, X.M., Yuan, H.L., Wang, J., 2014.

Determination of trace and rare-earth elements in Chinese soil and clay

Reference materials by ICP-MS. Chinese Journal of geoscience 33, 95-102 (corresponding author)

11. Diwu, C.R., Sun, Y.,

Gao J, H and Fan, L., 2013, Early Precambrian tectonothermal events of the

North China Craton: Constraints from in situ detrital zircon U-Pb, Hf and O

isotopic compositions in Tietonggou Formation. Chinese Science Bulletin, v. 58,

p. 1-11. DOI: doi: 10.1007/s11434-013-5817-z

12. Diwu, C.R., Sun, Y.,

Wilde, S. A., Wang, H.L., Dong, Z.C., Zhang, H., and Wang, Q., 2013, New

evidence for ~4.45Ga terrestrial crust from zircon xenocrysts in Ordovician

ignimbrite in the North Qinling Orogenic Belt, China: Gondwana Research, v. 23,

no. 4, p. 1484-1490


Zhao Yan, Wu Chunrong, sun Yong, Zhu Tao, Wang Hongliang, 2013. Zircon U-Pb age, Hf isotopic composition and geological significance of Precambrian rocks in shuixiakou area, Dunhuang, Gansu Province. Acta petrologica Sinica,

1698-1712 (corresponding author)

14. Fifth Chunrong, sun Yong, Wang Qian. 2012. Crustal growth and evolution of the North China Craton: implications from Hf isotopic composition of zircons from modern fluvial clasts. Acta petrologica Sinica. 28 (11):


15. Diwu, C.R., Sun, Y.,

Zhang, H., Wang, Q., Guo, A.L., and Fan, L.G., 2012, Episodic tectonothermal

events of the western North China Craton and North Qinling Orogenic Belt in

central China: Constraints from detrital zircon U-Pb ages: Journal of Asian

Earth Sciences, v. 47, p. 107-122

16. Diwu, C.R., Sun,

Y., Guo, A.L., Wang, H., and Liu, X.M., 2011, Crustal growth in the North China

Craton at ~2.5Ga: Evidence from in situ zircon U–Pb ages, Hf isotopes and

whole-rock geochemistry of the Dengfeng complex: Gondwana Research, v. 20, no.

1, p. 149-170

17. Diwu, C.R., Sun, Y.,

Lin, C.L., and Wang, H.L., 2010, LA-(MC)-ICPMS U-Pb zircon geochronology and

Lu-Hf isotope compositions of the Taihua complex on the southern margin of the

North China Craton: Chinese Science Bulletin, v. 55, no. 23, p. 2557-2571

18. Fifth Chunrong, sun Yong, Dong Zengcheng, Wang Hongliang, Chen Danling, Chen Liang, Zhang Hong. 2010. Zircon geochronology of the western section of the northern Qinling Mountains (4.1-3.9)

GA) new progress. Acta petrologica


19. Fifth Chunrong, sun Yong, Liu Liang, Zhang Jian, Wang Hongliang. 2010. Disintegration of KUANPING group and Neoproterozoic n-morb. Acta petrologica Sinica. 26 (7):

2025 -2038

20. Diwu, C.R., Sun,

Y., Yuan, H.L., Wang, H.L., Zhong, X., and Liu, X.M., 2008, U-Pb ages and Hf

isotopes for detrital zircons from quartzite in the Paleoproterozoic Songshan

Group on the southwestern margin of the North China Craton: Chinese Science

Bulletin, v. 53, no. 18, p. 2828-2839

21. Fifth Chunrong, sun Yong, Lin ciluan, Liu Xiaoming, Wang Hongliang. 2007. Zircon U-Pb dating and Hf isotope geology of tTG gneiss in Yiyang area, western Henan. Acta petrologica Sinica,



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Departments:Petrology & Mineralogy Teaching and Research Office,State Key Laboratory of Continental Dynamics
Direction:Precambrian Geology; isotope geology.[areas of interest include:1) The formation and evolution of the continental crust of the North China Craton;2) Precambrian Geology of Tarim craton (Dunhuang block) and its adjacent area;3) The formation and evolution of Qinling orogenic belt;4) U-rich mineral dating, its isotopic composition and geological application. ]

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