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Chang Liao

2018-07-16 12:57:32

Chang Liao:

Research Professor, School of Earth and Space Sciences

Shaw Building, room 3312



2005.09-2009.05 Ph.D. in Geophysics, School of Ocean and Earth Science, University of Southampton, UK

2004.08-2005.08 M.S. in Geophysics, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

2000.09-2004.07 B.S. in Geophysics (Major), Peking University, China

2000.09-2004.07 B.S. in Economics (Minor), Peking University, China

Professional Preparation:

2015.09-Present Research Professor, School of Earth and Space Sciences, Peking University, China

2013.10-2015.09 Research Fellow, Research School of Earth Sciences, Australian National University, Australia

2011.09-2013.09 Researcher, Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University, the Netherlands.

2009.05-2011.08 NERC Post-doctoral Research Associate, National Oceanography Centre, University of Southampton, UK.

2010.01-2010.04 Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) invited Research Fellow, Center for Advanced Marine Core Research, Kochi University, Japan.

Award and Fellowships:

Recruitment Program of Global Experts (Young Professionals), China, 2015.

JSPS invited fellow, Kochi University, Japan, 2009.

Dorothy Hodgkin Postgraduate Award, University of Southampton, UK, 2005–2008

Visiting Fellowship, Institute for Rock Magnetism, University of Minnesota, USA, 2006, 2008

Visiting Fellowship, Institut Laue-Langevin, France, 2006, 2007


1. Chang, L., D. Heslop, A.P. Roberts, D. Rey, and K. J. Mohamed, Discrimination of biogenic and detrital magnetite through a double Verwey transition temperature, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 121, 3-14, doi: 10.1002/2015JB012485, 2016.

2. Zhao, G.Y., Y. Han, X.M. Liu, L. Chang et al, Can the magnetic susceptibility record of Chinese Red Clay sequence be used for paleomonsoon reconstructions? Geophysical Journal International, 204, 1421-1429, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggv510, 2016.

3. avian, J. F., Jovane, L., Giorgioni, M., Iacoviello, F., Rodelli, D., Roberts, A. P., L. Chang, F. Florindo, and M. Sprovieri, Environmental magnetic implications of magnetofossil occurrence during the Middle Eocene Climatic Optimum (MECO) in pelagic sediments from the equatorial Indian Ocean, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 441, 212-222, 2016.

4. Liu, S., C. Deng, J. Xiao, J. Li, G.A. Paterson, L. Chang, L. Yi, H. Qin, Y. Pan, and R. Zhu, Insolation driven biomagnetic response to the holocene warm period in semi-arid East Asia, Scientific Report, 5, 8001, doi:10.1038/srep08001, 2015.

5. Sier, M.J., J. Peeters, M.J. Dekkers, J.M. Parés, L. Chang, F.S. Busschers, K.M. Cohen, J. Wallinga, F.P.M. Bunnik, and W. Roebroeks, The Blake Event recorded near the Eemian type locality – A diachronic onset of the Eemian in Europe, Quaternary Geochronology, 28, 12-28, 2015.

6. Sant, K., A. de Leeuw, L. Chang, G. Czapowski, A. Gąsiewicz and W. Krijgsman, Paleomagnetic analyses on Badenian–Sarmatian drill cores from the North Carpathian foredeep (Middle Miocene, Poland), Biuletyn Panstwowego Instytutu Geologiznego, 461, 179-192, 2015.

7. Chang, L., A.P. Roberts, M. Winklhofer, D. Heslop, M.J. Dekkers, W. Krijgsman, and P. Smith, Magnetic detection and characterization of biogenic magnetic minerals: A comparison of ferromagnetic resonance and first-order reversal curve diagrams, Journal of Geophysical Research – Solid Earth, 119, 6136-6158, 2014.

8. Chang, L., I. Vasiliev, C.G.C. van Baak, W. Krijgsman, M.J. Dekkers, A.P. Roberts, A. van Hoesel and M. Winklhofer, Identification and environmental interpretation of diagenetic and biogenic greigite in sediments: A lesson from the Messinian Black Sea, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 15, 3612-3627, 2014.

9. Winklhofer, M., L. Chang and S. Eder, On the magnetocrystalline anisotropy of greigite (Fe3S4), Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 15, 1558-1579, 2014.

10. Heslop, D., A.P. Roberts and L. Chang, Recognition of biogenic components from first-order reversal curve signatures, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 15, 2170-2179, 2014.

11. Li, G., B. Zhang, F. Yu, A.A. Novakova, M.S. Krivenkov, T.Y. Kiseleva, L. Chang, J. Rao, A.O. Polyakov, G.R. Blake, R.A. de Groot and T.T.M. Palstra, High purity Fe3S4 greigite microcrystals for magnetic and electro-chemical performance, Chemistry of Materials, 26, 5821-5829, 2014.

12. Chang, L., M. Winklhofer, A.P. Roberts, D. Heslop, F. Florindo, M. J. Dekkers, W. Krijgsman, K. Kodama & Y. Yamamoto, Low-temperature magnetic properties of pelagic carbonates: oxidation of biogenic magnetite and identification of magnetosome chains, Journal of Geophysical Research – Solid Earth, 118, 6049-6065, 2013.

13. Bolton, C.T., L. Chang, S.C. Clemens, K. Kodama, M. Ikehara, M. Medina-Elizalde, G.A. Paterson, A.P. Roberts, E.J. Rohling, Y. Yamamoto and X. Zhao, A 500,000 year record of Indian summer monsoon dynamics recorded by equatorial Indian Ocean upper water-column structure, Quaternary Science Reviews, 77, 167-180, 2013.

14. Roberts, A.P., F. Florindo, L. Chang, D. Heslop, L. Jovane and J.C. Larrasoaña, Magnetic properties of pelagic marine carbonates, Earth-Science Reviews, 127, 111-139, 2013.

15. Heslop, D., A.P. Roberts, L. Chang, M. Davies, A. Abrajevitch and P. De Deckker, Quantifying magnetite magnetofossil contributions to sedimentary magnetizations, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 382, 58-65, 2013.

16. Muxworthy, A.R., W. Williams, A.P. Roberts, M. Winklhofer, L. Chang and M. Pósfai, Critical single domain grain sizes in chains of interacting greigite particles: implications for magnetosome crystals, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 14: 5430-5441, 2013.

17. Zhao G., X. Liu, Q. Chen, B. Lü, L. Chang, H. Niu, P. Li, H. Guo, and Z. Liu, A long-term increasing aridification and cooling trend at the Chinese Loess Plateau during the Pliocene, Quaternary International, 306, 121-128, 2013.

18. Reichenbacher, B., W. Krijgsman, Y. Lataster, M. Pippèrr, C.G.C. van Baak, L. Chang, D. Kälin, J. Jost, G. Doppler, D. Jung, J. Prieto, H. Abdul Aziz, M. Böhme, J. Garnish, U. Kirscher, V. Bachtadse, A new magnetostratigraphic framework for the Lower Miocene (Burdigalian/Ottnangian, Karpatian) in the North Alpine Foreland Basin, Swiss J. Geoscience, 106, 309-334, 2013.

19. Chang, L., A.P. Roberts, W. Williams, J.D. Fitz Gerald, J.C. Larrasoaña, L. Jovane, and A.R. Muxworthy, Giant magnetofossils and hyperthermal events, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 351-352, 258-269, 2012.

20. Chang, L., M. Winklhofer, A.P. Roberts, M.J. Dekkers, C-S. Horng, L. Hu, and Q. Chen, Ferromagnetic resonance characterization of greigite (Fe3S4), monoclinic pyrrhotite (Fe7S8) and non-interacting titanomagnetite (Fe3-xTixO4), Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 13, Q05Z41, 2012.

21. Chang L., R.A.D. Pattrick, G. van der Laan, V.S. Coker, and A.P. Roberts, Enigmatic X-ray magnetic circular dichroism in greigite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 50, 429-436, 2012.

22. Roberts, A.P., L. Chang, D. Heslop, F. Florindo, and J.C. Larrasoaña, Searching for single domain magnetite in the ‘pseudo-single-domain’ sedimentary haystack: Implications of biogenic magnetite preservation for sediment magnetism and relative paleointensity determinations, Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, B08104, 2012.

23. Deng, J., L. Chang, P. Wang, E. Zhang, J. Ma and T. Wang, Preparation and magnetic properties of CoWO4 nanocrystals, Crystal Research and Technology, doi: 10.1002/crat.201200130, 2012.

24. Larrasoaña, J.C, A.P. Roberts, L. Chang, J.D. Fitz Gerald, S.A. Schellenberg, R.D. Norris, and J.C. Zachos, Magnetotactic bacterial response to Antarctic dust supply during the Palaeocene-Eocene thermal maximum, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 333-334, 122-133, 2012.

25. Ma, J., W. Guo, X. Duan, T. Wang, W. Zheng and L. Chang, Growth of flower-like CdSe dendrites from a Br➢nsted acid–base ionic liquid precursor, RSC Advances, 2, 5944-5946, 2012.

26. Roberts, A.P., L. Chang, C.J. Rowan, C-S Horng and F. Florindo, Magnetic properties of sedimentary greigite (Fe3S4): An update, Review of Geophysics, 49, RG1002, 46 PP., 2011.

27. Roberts, A.P., F. Florindo, G. Villa, L. Chang, L. Jovane, S.M. Bohaty, J.C. Larrasoaña, D. Heslop, and J.D. Fitz Gerald, Magnetotactic bacterial abundance in pelagic marine environments is limited by organic carbon flux and availability of dissolved iron, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 310, 441-452, 2011.

28. Muxworthy, A.R. X. Ji, V. Ridley, Y. Pan, L. Chang, L. Wang, and A.P. Roberts, Multi-protocol palaeointensity determination from middle Brunhes Chron volcanics, Datong Volcanic Province, China, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 187, 188-198, 2011.

29. Ma, J., L. Chang, J. Lian, Z. Huang, X. Duan, X. Liu, P. Peng, T. Kim, Z. Liu and W. Zheng, Ionic liquid-modulated synthesis of ferrimagnetic Fe3S4 hierarchical superstructures, Chemical Communications, 46, 5006–5008, 2010.

30. Chang, L., B.D. Rainford, J.R. Stewart, C. Ritter, A.P. Roberts, Y. Tang, and Q. Chen, Magnetic structure of greigite (Fe3S4) probed by neutron powder diffraction and polarized neutron diffraction, Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, B07101, 2009.

31. Chang, L., A.P. Roberts, C.J. Rowan, Y. Tang, P. Pruner, Q. Chen and C-S. Horng, Low-temperature magnetic properties of greigite (Fe3S4),Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 10, Q01Y04, 2009.

32. Chang, L., A.P. Roberts, Y. Tang, B.D. Rainford, A.R. Muxworthy, and Q. Chen, Fundamental magnetic parameters from pure synthetic greigite (Fe3S4), Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, B06104, 2008.

33. Chang, L., A.P. Roberts, A.R. Muxworthy, et al., Magnetic characteristics of synthetic pseudo-single-domain and multi-domain greigite,Geophysical Research Letters, 34, L24304, 2007.

34. Roberts, A.P., Q. Liu, C.J. Rowan, L. Chang, C. Carvallo, J. Torrent, and C-S. Horng, Characterization of hematite (α-Fe2O3), goethite (α-FeOOH), greigite (Fe3S4), and pyrrhotite (Fe7S8) using first-order reversal curve diagrams, Journal of Geophysical Research – Solid Earth, 111, B12S35, 2006.

35. Deng, C. L., Q. Wei, R. Zhu, H. Wang, R. Zhang, H. Ao, L. Chang, and Y. Pan, Magnetostratigraphic age of the Xiantai Paleolithic site in the Nihewan Basin and implications for early human colonization of Northeast Asia, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 244, 336-348, 2006.