Li Yibing


Details of the Faculty or Staff

Yibing Li,Male,China No.26, Baiwanzhuang Avenue, Xicheng District, Beijing City 100037


Education Experience

  • 2004.4-2009.3:  PhD, Ocean Research Institute; Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Graduate School of Science, the University of Tokyo, Japan 
  • 2000.4-2003.9:  M.S, Ocean Research Institute; Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Graduate School of Science, the University of Tokyo, Japan
  • 1990.9-1994.7: B.S, Department of Earth Science and Resource Engineering, College of Earth Sciences, Chengdu University of Technology, China

Professional Experience

2012.4-present:   Research Assistant assistant research fellow, State Key Laboratory for Continental Tectonics and Dynamics, Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Geological Science.

2009.4-2012.3:  Post-doctoral Researcher, Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan .

2009.4-2010.3:  Post-doctoral Researcher, Ocean Research Institute, the University of Tokyo, Japan .

2003.4-2004.3:  Research Assistant, Key Laboratory of Marine Geology and Environment, Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Science, China.

1994.7-1998.3:   Research Assistant, Department of Conservation Science for Cultural Properties, Dunhuang Academy, China.

Research interests

  • Petrology and geochemistry of volcanic rocks

Awards and Honors, Academic posts

Scientific Research Projects

  1. Joined five times research cruises about the West Pacific during PHD course of Ocean Research Institute, the University of Tokyo, Japan.
  2. Joined IODP Expedition 352 about Izu-Bonin-Mariana Fore Arc of the West Pacific (2014, 7/28-9/30).


  1. Reagan M. K., Pearce J. A., Petronotis K., Almeev R. R., Avery A. J., Carvallo C., Chapman T., Christeson G. L., Ferré E. C., Godard M., Heaton D, E., Kirchenbaur M. , Kurz W., Kutterolf S., Li H., Li Y.B., Michibayashi K., Morgan S., Nelson W. R., Prytulak J., Python M., Robertson A. H.F., Ryan J. G., Sager W.W., Sakuyama T., Shervais J. W., Shimizu K. & Whattam S.A. (2017) ,“Subduction initiation and ophiolite crust: new insights from IODP drilling.” International Geology Review, DOI:10.1080/00206814.2016.1276482.
  2. Ryan J.G., Shervais J.W., Li Y.B., Reagan M.K., Li H.Y., Heaton D., Godard M., Kirchenbaur M., Whattam S., Pearce J.A., Chapman T., Nelson W., Prytulak J., Shimizu K., Petronotis K., and the IODP Expedition 352 Scientific Team (2017), “Application of a handheld X-ray fluorescence spectrometer for real-time, high-density quantitative analysis of drilledigneous rocks and sediments during IODP Expedition 352.” Chemical Geology , doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2017.01.007
  3. Sawaki Y. , Li Y. B. Asanuma H. , Sakata S. , Suzuki K., Hirata T. , Windley B. F. , (2016), “New chronological constraints on Neoarchean gneisses, Proterozoic cover sediments, and Triassic granite, Jixian, China.”  Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 459, 182-197
  4. Saito T., Uno M., Sato T., Fujisaki W., Haraguchi S., Li Y. B., Sawaki Y., Yamamoto S., Maruyama S. (2015), “Geochemistry of accreted metavolcanic rocks from the Neoproterozoic Gwna Group of Anglesey–Lleyn, NW Wales, U.K.: MORB and OIB in the Iapetus Ocean”. Tectonophysics, 662, 243-255
  5. Suzuki K. , Yamamoto S. , Sawaki Y. , Aoki K. , Omori S. , Kon Y. , Hirata T. , Li Y. B. , Takaya Y. , Fujinaga K. , Kato Y. , Maruyama S.  (2014), “Zircon U–Pb dating from the mafic enclaves in the Tanzawa Tonalitic Pluton, Japan: Implications for arc history and formation age of the lower-crust.”  Lithos (196–197), 301–320
  6. Li Y. B., Kimura, J-I., Machida, S., Ishii, T., Ishiwatari, A., Maruyama, S., Oiu, H-N., Ishikawa, T., Kato, Y., Haraguchi, S., Takahata, N., Hirahara, Y. and Miyazaki, T., (2013), “High-Mg Adakite and Low-Ca Boninite from a Bonin Forearc Seamount: Implications for the Reaction between the Slab Melt and Depleted Mantle.” Journal of Petrology, 54(6),1149-1175
  7. Li Y. B. (2009), “Petrological studies on boninitic, adakitic, calc-alkalic, tholeiitic and MORB-like volcanic rocks dredged from the Bonin (Ogasawara) Ridge forearc seamounts: varied magmatic evolutions of an early stage island-arc”. PhD thesis, Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Graduate School of Science, the University of Tokyo, Japan
  8. Ishiwatari, A.; Yanagida, Y.; Li Y. B.; Ishii, T.; Haraguchi, S.; Koizumi, K., Ichiyama, Y. and Umeka, M. (2006), “Dredge petrology of the boninite- and adakite-bearing Hahajima Seamount of the Ogasawara (Bonin) forearc: An ophiolite or a serpentinite seamount?”, Island Arc, 15 (1): 102-118.
  9. Ishizuka, O.; Kimura, J.; Li Y.B.; Stern, R. J.; Reagan, M. K.; Taylor, R. N.; Ohara, Y.; Bloomer, S. H.; Ishii, T.; Hargrove, U. S. III and Haraguchi, S. (2006), “Early stages in the evolution of Izu–Bonin arc volcanism: New age, chemical, and isotopic constraints”,  Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 250(1-2): 385-401.
  10. Li Y.B.; Ishii, T.; Machida, S., (2005), “Petrological characteristics of volcanic rocks from “the boninite seamount” in Ogasawara forearc: Implications for the early stage Isalnd-arc volcanism”, Chikyu Monthly, 52: 216-222. (In Japanese)