Post-doctor at School of Earth Sciences, China University of Geosciences

Education and Appointments:

2009.9 – 2013.6, B. Sc., Applied chemistry, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan)

2013.9 – 2020.6, Ph. D., Geology, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan)


Professional Experience:

2015.12 - 2016.3, Academic communication, Geology, University of California at Los Angeles

2020.8– present,  Postdoctorate, Geology, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan)


Honors and Awards:

Outstanding dissertation, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), 2020


Current Research Interest:

  1) Carbonate clumped isotope thermometer method

  2) Dolomite problem

  3) Paleoclimate and paleoenvironment (e.g., Ediacaran and Permian-Triassic boundary)


Research grants:

   1. Temperature change rate during the boundary of Permian-Triassic based on the carbonate clumped isotope, funded by China Postdoctoral Science Foundation, 2021.1-2022.12

   2.Carbonate clumped isotopes constrain the formation condition of microbialite across the Permian-Triassic boundary in South China, funded by NSF of China, 2022.1-2024.12


Selected Publications (* author for correspondence):

1. Biao Chang, W.F. Defliese, Chao Li*, Junhua Huang*, A. Tripati and T.J. Algeo. Effects of different constants and standards on the reproducibility of carbonate clumped isotope (Δ47) measurements: Insights from a long-term dataset. Rapid communications in mass spectrometry, 2020, 34: 8678.

2. Biao Chang, Chao Li*, Deng Liu, Ian Foster, Aradhna Tripati, Max K. Lloyd, Ingrid Maradiaga, Genming Luo, Zhihui An, Zhenbing She, Shucheng Xie, Jinnan Tong, Junhua Huang*, Thomas J. Algeo, Timothy W. Lyons and Adrian Immenhauser. Massive formation of early diagenetic dolomite in the Ediacaran ocean: Constraints on the “dolomite problem”. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2020, 117: 14005-14014.

3. Meng Cheng, Z. H. Zhang, T. J. Algeo, S. Liu, X. Liu, H. Wang, B. Chang, C. Jin, W. Pan, M. Cao, and C. Li*, Hydrological controls on marine chemistry in the Cryogenian Nanhua Basin (South China). Earth-Science Reviews, 2021, 218.