SHShichun Huang

Associate Professor – Graduate coordinator

Associate Editor (Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta)

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

Office: LFG 201B
Phone: 702-895-2635

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


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