Zhicheng Jing

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Curriculum Vitae

Education

2010     Ph.D. Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University
2003     M.S. Department of Geophysics, Peking University, China
2000     B.S. Department of Geophysics, Peking University, China

Employment

 

 Jul 2013 – present Assistant Professor
                                Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences
                                Case Western Reserve University
Mar 2013 – Jun 2013 Adjunct Assistant Professor
                                Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences
                                Case Western Reserve University
Jan 2010 – Jun 2013 Postdoctoral Scholar
                                Center for Advanced Radiation Sources
                                The University of Chicago

Research Interests

 

  • Density and elasticity of minerals, rocks, and liquids under planetary interior conditions
  • Thermodynamic and transport properties of silicate and metallic liquids at high pressures
  • Trace element partitioning between solids and liquids at high pressures
  • Theoretical models of equation of state and dynamic properties of liquids at high pressures
  • Experimental techniques for high pressure generation and synchrotron application
  • Combining material properties with seismological, geodynamic, and geochemical models to constrain the composition, structure, dynamics and evolution of Earth and other planets

Honors and Awards

 

  • Mineral and Rock Physics Graduate Student Research Award, American Geophysical Union, 2011
  • Elias Loomis Prize for excellence in studies of physics of the earth, Yale University, 2010
  • Outstanding Student Paper Award, Mineral and Rock Physics Section, AGU Fall Meeting, 2009
  • William Ebenezer Ford Prize for excellence in Mineralogy, Yale University, 2006
  • Bateman Fellowship, Yale University, 2003-2005

Invited Talks

  • Rice University, Current Research in Earth Science Seminar Series, September 2013
  • Paris-Edinburgh Cell Workshop, Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, May 2013
  • Case Western Reserve University, Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences, January 2013
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hawai’i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology, October 2012
  • Keynote Lecture, Joint 2012 COMPRES Annual Meeting and High-Pressure Mineral Physics Seminar-8, Lake Tahoe, CA, July 2012
  • AGU 2011 Fall Meeting, MR23C session, December 2011
  • High Pressure Synergetic Consortium at the Advanced Photon Source (HPSynC), High Pressure Interest Group Meeting, August 2010
  • Peking University, Department of Geophysics, June 2010
  • University of Science and Technology of China, Department of Geophysics, June 2010
  • University of Michigan, Smith Lecture Series, March 2009
  • Princeton University, Solid Earth Lunch Seminar, September 2008
  • Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (Columbia University), Division of Seismology, Geology & Tectonophysics Seminar Series, November 2007

 

Professional Memberships

 

  • American Geophysical Union (since 2004)
  • Mineralogical Society of America (since 2013)
  • Geochemical Society (since 2013)

Courses

  • EEPS 340/440    Earth and Planetary Interiors (Fall 2014)
  • EEPS 392           Professional Presentation (Spring 2014)
  • EEPS 511           Special Readings in Geology (Fall 2013)
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