Huapei Wang Ph.D. (王华沛)

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

77 Massachusetts Ave, 54-610 

Cambridge, MA 02139-4307, U.S.A.

Tel: +1-732-668-3165  

Email: huapei@mit.edu, wanghuapei@gmail.com

http://eapsweb.mit.edu/people/huapei


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Education

Jan 2014        Ph.D. Geological Sciences, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, U.S.A.

May 2011       Certificate in Engineering Geophysics, Rutgers University, New Jersey, U.S.A.

Jul 2007         B.Sc. Solid Geophysics, Peking University, Beijing, P. R. China

                           

Principal Research Interests

Early solar system magnetism, planetary dynamos and planetesimal differentiation and evolution

Recover high-fidelity paleomagnetic field intensity records from meteorites and lunar rocks

Develop reliable paleomagnetic intensity experimental techniques and analyze global data

Characterize magnetic nanoparticles by rock magnetic techniques and synchrotron X-ray microscopy

Design and manufacture paleomagnetic experimental instruments

  


Awards

2013                Earth and Planetary Sciences Chair Award, Rutgers University

2012                Richard K. Olsson Award for Excellence in Research, Rutgers University

2011, 2012      U.S. Visiting Student Fellowships, Inst. for Rock Magnetism, Univ. of Minnesota

2011- 2012      Schlanger Ocean Drilling Fellowship, Consortium for Ocean Leadership

          (with $28,000 NSF grant SAF-11-02)

2011                Special Study Opportunity Travel Award, Graduate School New Brunswick, Rutgers

2010                Student Travel Award, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Rutgers University

2008- 2009      Rutgers Fellowship for Academic Excellence

2007- 2008      Rutgers University Fellowship

2006                Challenge Cup Research Contest, Second Prize, Peking University

2006                Chinese Academy of Sciences Scholarship in Geophysics, Peking University

2003- 2006      Tsang Hin Chi Scholarship, Peking University

2005                Award for Exceptional Creativity, Peking University  (top 1%)

2004                Award for Academic Excellence, Peking University  (top 5%)

 


Ph.D. Dissertation

Wang H., 2014, Equatorial Paleomagnetic Direction and Paleointensity Studies on Lava Flows from Galapagos for the Pliocene-Pleistocene, Rutgers University, New Jersey, U.S.A., 466 p.


Peer-Reviewed (and in press/review/prep) Journal Publications

8.   Wang, H., D. V. Kent and H. Qin, Deficiency of partial thermoremanence (pTRM) check to detect thermal alteration during paleointensity experiment, (in prep, to be submitted in March 2016)

7.   Wang, H., B. P. Weiss, X.-N. Bai, B. G. Downey, J. Wang, J. Wang, C. S. Suavet, R. R. Fu and M. E. Zucolotto (2016), Lifetime of the Solar Nebula Constrained by Meteorite Paleomagnetism, (Science, in review)

6.   Wang, H., D. V. Kent and P. Rochette (2015), A weaker axially dipolar time-averaged paleomagnetic field based on multidomain-corrected paleointensities from Galapagos lavas, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 112(49), 15036-15041

5.   Wang, H., J. Wang, Y. K. Chen-Wiegart and D. V. Kent (2015), Quantified abundance of magnetofossils at the Paleocene-Eocene boundary from synchrotron-based transmission X-ray microscopy, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, doi:10.1073/pnas.1517475112

4.   Fu, R. R., B. P. Weiss, E. A. Lima, R. J. Harrison, X.-N. Bai, S. J. Desch, D. S. Ebel, C. Suavet, H. Wang, D. Glenn, D. Le Sage, T. Kasama, R. L. Walsworth, A. T. Kuan (2014), Solar nebula magnetic fields recorded in the Semarkona meteorite, Science, 346, 1089-1092

3.   Wang, H. and D. V. Kent (2013), A Paleointensity Technique for Multidomain Igneous Rocks, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 14, 4195-4213, doi:10.1002/ggge.20248

2.   Wang, H., D. V. Kent and M. J. Jackson (2013), Evidence for abundant isolated magnetic nanoparticles at the Paleocene-Eocene boundary, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 110(2), 425-430

1.   Kent, D. V., H. Wang, and P. Rochette (2010), Equatorial paleosecular variation of the geomagnetic field from 0-3 Ma lavas from the Galapagos Islands, Phys. Earth & Planet. Int., 183(3-4), 404-412


Meeting Abstracts and Talks

21. Wang, H., B. P. Weiss, B. G. Downey, X.-N. Bai, J. Wang, J. Wang, C. S. Suavet, R. R. Fu, E. A. Lima and M. E. Zucolotto, Timing of Solar Nebula Dispersal Constrained by Early Solar System Paleomagnetism, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A., December 2015 (invited)

20. Wang, H. and D. V. Kent, In Search of the Full-Vector Paleomagnetic Dipole: Multidomain-Corrected Paleointensities of Kenya Lavas from the Equator, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A., December 2015

19. Wang, H., B. P. Weiss, B. G. Downey, J. Wang, Y. K. Chen-Wiegart, J. Wang, C. S. Suavet, R. R. Fu, E. A. Lima and M. E. Zucolotto, Onset of a planetesimal dynamo and the lifetime of the solar nebular magnetic field, 46th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, The Woodlands, TX, U.S.A., March 2015

18. Wang. J., H. Wang, D. V. Kent and Y. K. Chen-Wiegart, Quantification of biogenic magnetite by synchrotron X-ray microscopy during the PETM, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A., December 2014

17. Weiss, B. P., H. Wang, B. G. Downey, D. L. Shuster, J. Gattacceca, T. G. Sharp, R. R. Fu, A. T. Kuan, C. S. Suavet and A. J. Irving, An unmagnetized early planetary body, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A., December 2014

16. Wang, H., B. P. Weiss, J. Wang, Y. K. Chen-Wiegart, B. G. Downey, C. S. Suavet, E. A. Lima and M. E. Zucolotto, Onset of a planetesimal dynamo, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A., December 2014

15. Schnepf, N., B. P. Weiss, E. A. Lima, R. R. Fu, M. Uehara, J. Gattacceca, H. Wang and C. S. Suavet, Paleomagnetism of a primitive achondrite parent body: The acapulcoite-lodranites, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A., December 2014

14. Fu, R. R., B. P. Weiss, E. A. Lima, R. Harrison, X. Bai, D. Ebel, C. S. Suavet and H. Wang, Nebular paleomagnetism, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A., December 2014

13. Suavet, C. R., B. P. Weiss, E. A. Lima, S. M. Tikoo, J. F. Araujo, R. R. Fu, H. Wang, J. Wang, Y. K. Chen-Wiegart, T. L. Grove, Thellier-Thellier paleointensity of the lunar core dynamo, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A., December 2014

12. Wang, H. and D. V. Kent, Absolute paleointensity results from the Equator and the Pliocene-Pleistocene dipole field, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A., December 2013

11. Wang, H., D. V. Kent and M. J. Jackson, Evidence for Abundant Isolated Magnetic Nanoparticles at the Paleocene-Eocene Boundary, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A., December 2012

10. Wang, H., Paleomagnetic Inclination Flattening Correction for Ocean Drilling Cores ODP Sites 1179 and 884, U.S. Advisory Committee for Scientific Ocean Drilling, summer meeting, Washington DC, U.S.A., June 2012 (invited)

9.   Kent, D. V., H. Wang and P. E. Olson, Correlation of Extrusive Units of North Mountain Basalt and Central High Atlas CAMP Lavas using Geomagnetic Paleosecular Variation, GSA NE Section 47th Annual Meeting, Hartford, CT, U.S.A., March, 2012

8.   Wang, H., D. V. Kent, Paleointensities with Arai Signature Corrections for Multi-Domain Lavas from Galapagos, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A., December 2011

7.   Wang, H., D. V. Kent, Arai Signature Ratio Correction Technique for Prevalent Multi-Domain Bias of Paleointensity, MagIC Science & Database workshop, San Diego, CA, U.S.A., September 2011

6.   Wang, H., D. V. Kent, An Integrated Thellier Experiment on Lava Samples to Test Protocols and the Distribution of Paleointensities, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A., December 2010

5.   Wang, H., How to Get Reliable Geomagntic Paleointensities Efficiently, Dept. Earth & Planetary Sci. Colloquium, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, U.S.A., December 2010 (invited)

4.   Kent, D. V., H. Wang, and P. Rochette, Equatorial Paleosecular Variation of the Geomagnetic Field From 0-3 Ma Lavas From the Galapagos Islands, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A., December 2010

3.   Wang, H., D. V. Kent and P. Rochette, Paleointensities from Galapagos Lavas Estimated by an Integrated Thellier Series Protocol, Beijing Earth and Planetary Interior Symposium, Beijing, P. R. China, July 2010

2.   Kent, D. V., H. Wang and P. E. Olson, Chron E23r, paleosecuar variation, CAMP volcanism and the end-Triassic extinction event, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A., December 2009

1.   Wang, H., R. Zhu, Y. J. Chen and W. J. Morgan, Correlation between Hotspot Activity and Geomagnetic Paleointensity. AGU Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting, Eos Trans. AGU, 87(36), West. Pac. Geophys. Meet. Suppl., Abstract U44B-05, Beijing, P. R. China, July 2006


Instruments Designed and Manufactured

2014-   Controlled-atmosphere gas-mixing precision thermal demagnetizer (MIT)

2010-   Continuous Orbiter Magnetometer with Heating Package (collaborating with IGG, CAS)

2009    Automatic Field Control System for TD-48 Thermal Demagnetizer (Rutgers)

2006    Magnetic Mineral Separating System (IGG, CAS)

2005-   Partial Anhysteretic Remanent Magnetization System (IGG, CAS)

2005    Microscope Magnetic Field System (IGG, CAS)

2005    Zero Magnetic Field System (IGG, CAS)

2004    MPMS-XL System Power Delay Protector (IGG, CAS)