Tian Zuolin


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Tian Zuolin

Address: Assistant Researcher, Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences

Baiwanzhuang Road 26, Xicheng, Beijing, 100037

Email: zuolin.tian@gmail.com

Education Experience

  • 2009 – 2014 Metamorphic petrology and phase equilibria, School of Earth and Space Sciences, Peking University, Beijing.; Ph.D.
  • 2005 – 2009 Marine Geology, School of Ocean Sciences, China University of Geosciences, Beijing.; B.S.

Professional Experience

2016 – present Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, Beijing.; Assistant Researcher

2014 – 2016 Metamorphic geology, Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, Beijing.; Postdoctor 

Research interests

(1)metamorphic evolutions of various rocks using phase equilibria approach, especially the HP-UHP rocks and migmatites;

(2)dating polyphase migmatites using geochronology and phase equilibria modelling;

(3)trace element behavior during metamorphism of the subducted HP and UHP rocks;

(4)geodynamics and tectonics of collisional orogens, especially the Himalaya orogen. 

Awards and Honors, Academic posts

Scientific Research Projects


  •            Chen Z.J., Tian Z.L.*, Zhang Z.M. & Dong X., 2017. Early Jurassic metamorphism of the eastern segment of the Lhasa terrane in South Tibet and its tectonic significance. International Geology Review (accepted). *corresponding author.

              Tian Z.L., Zhang Z.M. & Dong X., 2016. Metamorphism of high-P metagreywacke from the Eastern Himalayan Syntaxis: Phase equilibria and P-T path. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 34, 697-718.

                  Tian Z. L. & Wei C. J., 2014. Coexistence of garnet blueschist and eclogite in the South Tianshan, NW China: dependence of P–T evolution and bulk-rock composition. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 32, 743–764.

                  Wei C.J. & Tian Z.L., 2014. Modelling of the phase relations in high-pressure and ultrahigh-pressure eclogites. Island Arc, 23, 254–262.

                Tian Z. L. & Wei C. J., 2013. Metamorphism of ultrahigh-pressure eclogites from the Kebuerte Valley, South Tianshan, NW China: phase equilibria and P–T path. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 31, 281–300.

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