Dissertations

    Dissertation work produced as a consequence of work partially or wholly conducted in the Non-Traditional Isotope Laboratory since its creation in 2008.

    2018

  1. PhD Student Name:
    Aaron Brewer

    Dissertation Title:
    Magnesium isotope fractionation associated with biotic and abiotic weathering and developing a scalable method for rare earth element extraction using engineered E. coli

    Supervisors:
    Fang-Zhen Teng, University of Washington, Seattle
    Yongqin Jiao, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

  2. PhD Student Name:
    Yan Hu

    Dissertation Title:
    Tracing subduction zone processes by using magnesium isotopes

    Supervisor:
    Fang-Zhen Teng, University of Washington, Seattle

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    2014

  4. PhD Student Name:
    Corliss Sio

    Dissertation Title:
    Cooling and crystallization histories of magmatic bodies by in-situ Mg-Fe isotopic analysis in zoned olivines

    Supervisor:
    Nicolas Dauphas, University of Chicago

    PhD committee member:
    Fang-Zhen Teng, University of Washington,

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  6. 2013

  7. PhD Student Name:
    Kang-Jun Huang

    Dissertation Title:
    The behavior of magnesium isotopes during low-temperature water-rock interactions

    Supervisors:
    Zheng-Yu Bao, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan
    Fang-Zhen Teng, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

  8. PhD Student Name:
    Shui-Jiong Wang

    Dissertation Title:
    Exhumation and anatexis of subducted continental crust and magnesium isotopic behaviors during subduction processes

    Supervisors:
    Shu-Guang Li, China University of Geosciences, Beijing
    Fang-Zhen Teng, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

  9. PhD Student Name:
    Xiao-Ming Liu

    Dissertation Title:
    Tracing continental weathering using lithium and magnesium isotopes: Insights from the chemical weathering of Columbia River basalts and mass balance modelling

    Supervisors:
    Roberta L. Rudnick, University of Maryland, College Park
    William F. McDonough, University of Maryland, College Park

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    2012

  11. PhD Student Name:
    Fatemeh Sedaghatpour

    Dissertation Title:
    Magnesium isotopic compositions of the Moon and achondrites

    Supervisor:
    Fang-Zhen Teng, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

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    2011

  13. PhD Student Name:
    Sheng-Ao Liu

    Dissertation Title:
    Geochemical studies on petrogenesis of Mesozoic adakitic rocks in central-eastern China and high-temperature magnesium isotope fractionation

    Supervisors:
    Shu-Guang Li, University of Science and Technology of China
    Fang-Zhen Teng, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

  14. Master Student Name:
    Jeff Ward

    Dissertation Title:
    An investigation on the effects of continental weathering on magnesium isotope systematics in various hydrologic settings

    Supervisor:
    Fang-Zhen Teng, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

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