National Distinguished Teachers Award

Professor Chen received a Bachelor’s of Geology and a Masters of Petrology from Changchun Institute of Geology (now Jilin University) in 1985 and 1985, respectively. He then received his Doctorate of Petrology from Peking University in 1991 and, since that year, he has been teaching at Peking University. In September of 2014, he moved to the Hefei University of Technology. In 2017, he joined the Southern University of Science and Technology. Long engaged in teaching geology and geochemistry, and associated research work. He has published more than 80 research papers, and has led projects for the National Outstanding Youth Fund, the National Natural Science Focus Fund, the 973 Program (National Basic Research Program), and more than 10 other research projects. In 2014-17, he was the Elsevier Earth and Planetary Science high cited Scholar. 


Education Background
1988-1991, Peking University, Ph.D in petrology
1985-1988, Changchun College of Geosciences (present Jilin University), MS in petrology
1981-1985, Changchun College of Geosciences (present Jilin University), BS in geology


Work Experience
2017.08- Professor, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, Southern Univ. of Science and Technology
2014.09-2017.08 Professor, School of Resources and Environmental Engineering,Hefei Univ. Tech.
1991.07-2014.09 Professor, School of Earth and Space Sciences, Peking Univ.
1998.09-1999.10 Post-doc fellow, University of Rennes 1, France
2001 -2002 Visiting scholar, University of Rennes 1, France
2003.11-2004.10 JSPS fellow, Tsukuba Univ., Japan
2006.11-2007.10 Guest professor, Institute of Earth Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei


2016, Second Prize of State Natural Science Award (R2);
2009, Outstanding Award of Teaching Skills from Peking Univ.;
2006, The National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars;
2004, “Hou Defeng Young Scientist Prize” from the Geochemical Society of China;


Academic Service Experience
2010-present, Editorial Board Member of Lithos, Geoscience Frontiers, and Acta Petrologica Sinica


Origin, evolution and geodynamic settings of magmatism;
Polymetallic mineralization mechanism associated with granitic rocks;
Isotope geochemistry ;
Non-traditional stable isotopes of magma-hydrothermal system, continental weathering and marine sediments. 


Chen B., Huang C., Sun K.K., Gu H.O., 2017, Lithium isotopic constraints on the origin of I- and A-type granites from East Junggar (NW China) of the Central Asian Orogenic Belt: Implications for Li isotopic fractionation during crustal anatexis. (in review)
Chen B., Gu H-O, Chen YJ, Sun KK, Chen W., 2018, Lithium isotope behaviour during partial melting of metapelites from the Jiangnan Orogen, South China: Implications for the origin of REE tetrad effect of F-rich granite and associated rare-metal mineralization. Chem. Geol., 483: 372-384.
Wang ZQ*, Chen B, Yang X, Li SW, 2018, Characteristics of hydrothermal chlorite from the Niujuan Ag-Au-Pb-Zn deposit in the north margin of NCC and implications for exploration tools for ore deposits. Ore Geology Reviews, 101: 398-412 
Wang ZQ*, Chen B*, Yan XL. Geochemistry and boron isotopic compositions of tourmaline from the Paleoproterozoic amphibolites, NE China: Implications for the origin of borate deposit. Precambrian Research, 2018, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.precamres.2018.01.006 
Li, Z ., Chen, B. *, Yan, X.L. The Liaohe Group: An insight into the Paleoproterozoic tectonic evolution of Jiao-Liao-Ji Belt, North China Craton. Precambrian Research (2018), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.precamres.2018.01.009.
Chen C.J., Chen B.*, Wang Z.Q., Li Z., 2016, Important role of magma mixing in generating the Mesozoic monzodioritic–granodioritic intrusions related to Cu mineralization, Tongling, East China: evidence from petrological and in situ Sr-Hf isotopic data. Lithos, 248-251: 80-93. 
Sun K.K., Chen B.*, 2017, Trace elements and Sr-Nd isotopes of scheelite: Implications for the W-Cu-Mo polymetallic mineralization of the Shimensi deposit, S China. American Mineralogist, 102, 1114-1128.
Li Z., Chen B*., Wei CJ, et al., 2015, Provenance and tectonic setting of the Paleoproterozoic metasedimentary rocks from the Liaohe Group, Jiao-Liao-Ji Belt, North China Craton: Insights from detrital zircon U–Pb geochronology, whole rock Sm–Nd isotopes, and geochemistry. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 111: 711-732
Li Z., Chen B.*, 2014. Geochronology and geochemistry of the Paleoproterozoic meta-basalts from the Jiao-Liao-Ji Belt, North China Craton: Implications for petrogenesis and tectonic setting. Precambrian Research, 255:653-667.
Wang Z.Q., Chen B.*, Ma XH, 2014, Petrogenesis and tectonic significance of the Mesozoic Guposhan composite plutons from the Nanling Range, South China. Am. J. Sci., 314:235-277.
Chen B., Ma X.H., Wang Z.Q., 2014, Origin of the fluorine-rich highly differentiated granites from the Qianlishan composite plutons (South China) and implications for polymetallic mineralization. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 93: 301-314.
Yan X.L., Chen B.*, 2014. Chemical and boron isotopic compositions of tourmaline from the Paleoproterozoic Houxianyu borate deposit, NE China: Implications for the origin of borate deposit. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 94:252-266. 
Ma X., Chen B.*, Chen JF, et al., 2014. Petrogenesis and geodynamic significance of the Late Paleozoic Dongwanzi Complex, North China Craton: Constraints from petrological, geochemical and Os-Nd-Sr isotopic data. International Geology Review, 56:1521-1540.
Chen B., Jahn B.M., Suzuki K., 2013, Petrological and Nd-Sr-Os isotopic constraints on the origin of high-Mg adakitic rocks from the North China Craton: Tectonic implications.Geology, 41: 91-94. 
Chen B., Niu X.L., Wang Z.Q., Gao L., Wang C., 2013,Geochronology, petrology, and geochemistry of the Yaojiazhuang ultramafic-syenitic complex from the North China Craton. Science in China, 56(8): 1294-1307.
Ma X.H., Chen B.*, Yang M.C., 2013, Magma mixing origin for the Aolunhua porphyry related to Mo-Cu mineralization, eastern Central Asian Orogenic Belt. Gondwana Research, 24: 1152-1171,
Niu, X.L., Chen, B*., Liu, A.K., Suzuki, K., Ma, X., 2012, Petrological and Sr–Nd–Os isotopic constraints on the origin of the Fanshan ultrapotassic complex from the North China Craton. Lithos, 149: 146-158
Niu X.L., Chen B.*, Ma X,2011. Petrogenesis of the Dengzhazi A-type pluton from the Taihang–Yanshan Mesozoic orogenic belts, North China Craton. J Asian Earth Sci., 41: 133-146
Tian W., Chen B.*., Ireland TR., Green D.H., Suzuki K.,Chu ZY, 2011, Petrology and geochemistry of dunites, chromitites and mineral inclusions from the Gaositai Alaskan-type complex, North China Craton: Implications for mantle source characteristics. Lithos, 127: 165-175.
Liu A.K., Chen B.*, Suzuki K., Liu L., 2010, Petrogenesis of the Mesozoic Zijinguan mafic pluton from the Taihang Mountains, North China Craton: Petrological and Os-Nd-Sr isotopic constraints. J Asian Earth Sciences, 39: 294-308
Chen B., Jahn B.M., Tian W., 2009. Evolution of the Solonker suture zone: constraints from zircon U-Pb ages, Hf isotopic ratios and whole-rock Nd-Sr isotope compositions of subduction- and collision-related magmas and forearc sediments. J. Asian Earth Sciences, 34: 245-257.
Chen B., Suzuki K., Tian W., Jahn B.M.,IrelandT., 2009. Geochemistry and Os-Nd-Sr isotopes of the Gaositai Alaskan-type ultramafic complex from northern North China Craton: Implications for mantle-crust interaction. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 158: 683-702.
Chen B., Chen Z.C., Jahn B.M., 2009. Origin of mafic enclaves from the Taihang Mesozoic orogen, northChinacraton. Lithos, 110: 343-358.
Chen B., Tian W., Jahn B.M., Chen Z.C., 2008. Zircon SHRIMP U–Pb ages and in-situ Hf isotopic analysis for the Mesozoic intrusions in South Taihang, North China craton: Evidence for hybridization between mantle-derived magmas and crustal components. Lithos, 102: 118-137.
Chen B., Zhai M.G., Tian W., 2007. Origin of the Mesozoic magmatism in the northChinacraton: constraints from petrological and geochemical data. In: Zhai, M.G., Windley, B.F., Kusky, T.M. & Meng, Q. R. (eds) Mesozoic Sub-Continental Lithospheric Thinning Under Eastern Asia. Geological Society,London, Special Publications, 280, 131–151.
Jahn B.M., Chen B., 2007. Dabieshan UHP metamorphic terrane: Sr-Nd-Pb isotopic constraint to pre-metamorphic subduction polarity. International Geology Review, 49: 14-29.
Chen B., Arakawa, Y., 2005. Elemental and Nd-Sr isotopic geochemistry of granitoids from theWest Junggarfoldbelt (NW China), with implications for Phanerozoic continental growth. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 69: 1307-1320.
Chen B., Jahn B-m., Arakawa Y.,Zhai M.G. 2004. Petrogenesis of the Mesozoic intrusive complexes from the southern Taihang orogen, north China craton: elemental and Sr-Nd-Pb isotopic constraints. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 148: 489-501.
Chen B., Jahn B-m. 2004. Genesis of post-collisional granitoids and basement nature of the Junggar Terrane, NW China: Nd-Sr isotope and trace element evidence. J. Asian Earth Sciences, 23: 691-703. 
Chen B., Zhai M.G., 2003. Geochemistry of late Mesozoic lamprophyre dykes from the Taihang Mountains, north China, and implications for the sub-continental lithospheric mantle. Geol. Mag., 140(1): 87-93. 
Chen B., Jahn B-m., Zhai M.G., 2003. Sr-Nd isotopic characteristics of the Mesozoic magmatism in the Taihang-Yanshan orogen, north China craton, and implications for Archean lithosphere thinning. J. Geol. Soc.,London, 160: 963-970. 
Chen B., Jahn B-m, Ye K., Liu J.B., 2002. Cogenetic relationship of the Yangkou gabbro-to-granite unit, Su-Lu terrane, eastern China, and implications for UHP metamorphism. J. Geol. Soc.,London, 159: 457-467.
Chen B., Jahn B-m, Wei C.J., 2002. Petrogenesis of Mesozoic granitoids in the Dabie UHP complex, central China: trace element and Nd-Sr isotope evidence. Lithos, 60: 67-88.
Chen B., Jahn B.M. 2002. Geochemical and isotopic studies of the sedimentary and granitic rocks of the Altai orogen of northwest China and their tectonic implications. Geol. Mag., 139: 1-13.
Chen B., Jahn, B-m., Wilde, S., Xu, B. 2000. Two contrasting Paleozoic magmatic belts in northernInner Mongolia,China: petrogenesis and tectonic implications. Tectonophysics 328: 157-182.