Curriculum Vitae of Prof. Dr. Jingsui YANG


Leader: Jingsui Yang,State Key Laboratoary of Continental Tectonics and Dynamics, Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, Beijing, China

Dr. Yang is the leader of the Center of Advanced Research of Mantle at Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, Beijing, China. He received his PhD at Dalhousie University of Canada in 1992. He has been working on ophiolites for many years, particularly on high pressure minerals in mantle rocks as well as ultra-high pressure metamorphic rocks in subduction zones on the Tibetan plateau and other orogenic belts. Yang is internationally recognized forhis contributionson diamond and highly-reduced minerals. He is also active in geology society, served as a SAG member of IGCP for 10 years, chaired the International Workshop on Ophiolites, Mantle Processes and Related Ore Deposits (WOMOD) held on April 14-15, 2014 in Beijing, convened several sessions on ophiolites and UHP minerals in annual AGU and GSA, and Goldschmidt and IGC meetings, and gave keynote and invited talks at international symposia. He is the author and co-author over 200 publications in international journals and conference proceedings. He is a recipient of Award of National Natural Sciences of PRC, Award of Scientific and Technological Process from HLHL foundation in Hong Kong and the Li Shiguang Award in China. He is also a Fellow of Mineralogical Society of America and a Fellow of Geological Society of America.

Key publications:

Jingsui Yang, Fancong Meng, Xiangzhen Xu, Paul T. Robinson, Yildirim Dilek, Alexander B. Makeyev, Richard Wirth, Michael Wiedenbeck, William L. Griffin, John Cliff. 2014, Diamonds, native elements and metal alloys from chromitites of the Ray-Izophiolite of the Polar Urals. GondwanaResearch.DOI: 10.1016/

JingSui Yang, Paul T Robinson, Yildirim Dilek. 2014, Diamonds in ophiolites[J]. Elements, 10(2): 127-130.

XiangZhen Xu, JingSui Yang, Paul T. Robinson, FaHuiXiong, DengZhu Ba, GuoLinGuo.In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 23 June 2014, Origin of ultrahigh pressure and highly reduced minerals in podiformchromitites and associated mantle peridotites of the Luobusaophiolite, Tibet. Gondwana Research. DOI: 10.1016/

Jingsui Yang, Tianfu Li, Shizhong Chen, Cailai Wu Paul T. Robinson, Dunyi Liu,  Joseph L. Wooden. 2009. Genesis of garnet peridotites in the Sulu UHP belt: Examples from the CCSD-MH, PP1 and PP3 drillholes. Tectonophysics, 475, 369-382

Yang Jingsui, Shi Rendeng, Wu Cailai, Wang Xibing and Paul T. Robinson. 2009. Dur’ngoiophiolite in East Kunlun, Northeast Tibetan plateau: Evidence for Paleo-Tethyan suture in Northwest China. Journal of Earth Sciences, 20 (2), 303-331.

Jingsui Yang, Zhiqin, Zhaoli Li, Xiangzhen Xu, Tianfu Li, Yufeng Ren, Huaqi Li, Songyong Chen, Paul T. Robinson. 2009. Discovery of an eclogite belt in the Lhasa block, Tibet: A new border for Paleo-Tethys? Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 34, 76-89

Jing-Sui Yang, Larissa Dobrzhinetskaya, Wen-Ji Bai, Qing-Song Fang, Paul T. Robinson, Junfeng Zhang, Harry W. Green II. 2007. Diamond- and coesite- bearing chromitites from the Luobusaophiolite, Tibet. Geology, 35(10), 875-878

J. S Yang, R. Y. Zhang, T. F. Li, Zh. M. Zhang, J. G. Liou. 2007. Petrogenesis of the garnet peridotite and garnet-free peridotite of the Zhimafang ultramafic body in the Sulu ultrahigh-pressure metamorphic belt, eastern China Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 25, 187-206

Yang Jingsui, Wu Cailai, Zhang Jianxin, Shi Rendeng, MengFancong, Joseph Wooden, Houng-Yi Yang. 2006. Protolith of eclogites in the north Qaidam and Altun UHP terrane, NW China: Earlier oceanic crust? Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 28,185-204.

Jingsui Yang, Fulai Liu, Cailai Wu, Zhiqin Xu, Songyong Chen, Etienne Deloule Joseph L Wooden. 2005. Two Ultrahigh-Pressure Metamorphic Events Recognized in the Central Orogenic Belt of China: Evidence from the U-Pb Dating of Coesite-Bearing Zircons. International Geology Review, 47,327-343.