SHShichun Huang

Assistant Professor

Associate Editor (Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta)

High Temperature Geochemistry; Petrology; Non-Traditional Stable Isotope Geochemistry; Cosmochemistry

Office: LFG 201B
Phone: 702-895-2635
Email: shichun.huang@unlv.edu

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Education:

PhD, Geochemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005
BS, Geochemistry, University of Science and Technology of China, 1998

Publications:

Wang, W., Qin, T., Zhou, C., Huang, S., Wu, Z. and Huang, F. (2017). Concentration effect on equilibrium fractionation of Mg-Ca isotopes in carbonate minerals: Insights from first-principles calculations. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta. 208, 185-197, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2017.03.023 (PDF)

Zhao, X., Zhang, Z., Huang, S., Liu, Y., Li, X. and Zhang, H. (2017). Coupled extremely light Ca and Fe isotopes in peridotite. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta. 208, 368-380, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2017.03.024 (PDF)

He, Y., Wang, Y., Zhu, C., Huang, S. and Li, S. (in press). Mass-independent and mass dependent Ca isotopic compositions of thirteen geological standards measured by thermal ionization mass spectrometry. Geostand. Geoanal. Res. doi:10.1111/ggr.12153

Huang, S. and Jacobsen, S. B. (2017). Calcium Isotopic Compositions of Chondrites. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta. 201, 364-376, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2016.09.039 (PDF)

Huang, S. and Humayun, M. (2016). Petrogenesis of High-CaO Lavas from Mauna Kea, Hawaii: Constraints from Trace Element Abundances. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta. 185, 198-215, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2016.03.039 (PDF)

Current Funding:
NSF: EAR-1524387 Petrogenesis of Hawaiian Tholeiites: Constraints from Non-Traditional Stable Isotopes, single PI 2015-2018

Expired Funding:
NSF: EAR-1144727 Ca Isotope Variations in Oceanic Basalts, Co-PI with Prof. Stein B. Jacobsen (Harvard University) 2012-2016
NSF: EAR-0951487 EAGER: Recycled Carbonate-Rich Sediment in the Hawaiian Plume? Evidence from Ca Isotopes, Co-PI with Stein B. Jacobsen and Juraj Farkas (Harvard University) 2009-2010

Courses taught:

GEOL 101: Natural Disasters
GEOL 220: Mineralogy
GEOL 710: Advanced Igneous Petrology