Liping Wang

LipingWang

Office: BPB-141
Phone: 895-1725
Email: liping.wang@unlv.edu

Educational Background

Ph.D.: Geology, University of Michigan, 1999.

Advisor: Prof. Youxue Zhang

M.S.: Geology, University of Michigan, 1994.

Advisor: Prof. Youxue Zhang

B.S. : Geochemistry, University of Science and Technology of China, 1990.

Research and Professional Experience

  1. Associate Research Professor(2011-present), High Pressure Science and Engineering Center. Research: Development of Large-volume multi-anvil high pressure program in HiPSEC for applications in materials synthesis, transport properties measurements, and phase relations determination.
  2. Senior Research Scientist (2010); Research Scientist (2002-2009)/Mineral Physics Institute, Stony Brook University: material synthesis; materials (solids and melts) properties (EOS, phase relations, deformation, acoustic responses, reaction kinetics) under extreme conditions; water in nominally anhydrous minerals.
  3. Beamline Scientist (2002-2010)/Beamline X17B2, National Synchrotron Light Source, BNL: overseeing beamline experimental operations; high-pressure technology; applications of synchrotron radiation in high-pressure research.
  4. Postdoctoral Research Associate (1999-2002)/MPI, Stony Brook University: phase transformation kinetics at high pressure and temperature.
  5. Graduate Research Assistant (1992-1999)/University of Michigan: hydrogen and water diffusion in minerals and melts; order-disorder and its kinetics in minerals; ultramafic minerals and rocks from the Four Corners area.
  6. Research Fellow (1990-1992)/Institute of Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences: background elemental contents in major river systems of China.

Awards and Honors

  1. John Dorr Award for the best graduate student (Geological Sciences, University of Michigan, 1999)
  2. Outstanding Student Research Award (The Geological Society of America, 1997)
  3. Natural Science Advancement Award (first class, Co-recipient, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1992)

Publications

  1. Gao, P., HY Chen, TA Tyson, ZX Liu, JM Bai, LP Wang, YJ Choi, SW Cheong. Observation of anomalous phonons in orthorhombic rare-earth manganites. Applied Physics Letters 97:262950 (2010).
  2. Whitaker ML, Liu W, Wang LP, and Li BS. Acoustic velocities and elastic properties of pyrite (FeS2) to 9.6 GPa. Journal of Earth Science 21:792(2010).
  3. Lars Ehm, Michael Vaughan, Thomas Duffy, Zhenxian Liu, Liping Wang, Baosheng Li, Donald Weidner, Zhiqiang Chen, Sanjit Ghose, and Zhong Zhong. High-Pressure Research at the National Synchrotron Light Source. Synchrotron Radiation News 23:24 (2010).
  4. Liu, Q., W. Liu, ML Whitaker, LP Wang, and BS Li. In situ ultrasonic velocity measurements across the olivine-spinel transformation in Fe2SiO4. American Mineralogist 95:1000 (2010).
  5. Yu, XH, ZJ Lin, JZ Zhang, LP Wang, ZJ Ding, CQ Jin, and YS Zhao. Thermal equation of state of TiC: A synchrotron x-ray diffraction study. Journal of Applied Physics 107:113517 (2010).
  6. Weidner, DJ, MT Vaughan, LP Wang, HB Long, L Li, NA Dixson, and WB Durham. Precise stress measurements with white synchrotron x-rays. Review of Scientific Instruments 81:013903 (2010).
  7. Chen, HY, LP Wang, JM Bai, JC Hanson, JB Warren, JT Muckerman, E Fujita, and JA Rodriguez. In situ XRD studies of ZnO/GaN mixtures at high pressure and high temperature: Synthesis of Zn-rich (Ga1-xZnx))N1-xOx) photocatalysts. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 114:1809 (2010).
  8. Xu, HW, YS Zhao, JZ Zhang, YJ Wang, DD Hickmott, LL Daemen, MA Hartl, and LP Wang. Anisotropic elasticity of jarosite: A high-P synchrotron XRD study. American Mineralogist 95:19 (2010).
  9. Hunt, SA, DJ Weidner, L Li, LP Wang, NP Walte, JP Brodholt, and DP Dobson. Weakening of calcium iridate during its transformation from perovskite to post-perovskite. Nature Geoscience 94:749 (2009).
  10. Whitaker ML, W Liu, Q Liu, LP Wang, and BS Li. Thermoelasticity of epsilon-FeSi to 8 GPa and 1273 K. American Mineralogist 94:1039 (2009).
  11. Gwanmesia GD, LP Wang, R Triplett, and RC Liebermann. Pressure and temperature dependence of the elasticity of pyrope-majorite [Py(60)Mj(40) and Py(50)Mj(50)] garnets solid solution measured by ultrasonic interferometry technique. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors 174:105 (2009).
  12. Li, L, LP Wang, and MT Vaughan. An exploratory study of the viscoelasticity of phase-transforming material. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors 174:174 (2009).
  13. Wang YJ, JZ Zhang, HW Xu, ZJ Lin, LL Daemen, YS Zhao, and LP Wang. Thermal equation of state of copper studied by high P-T synchrotron x-ray diffraction. Applied Physics Letters 94:071904 (2009).
  14. Durham WB, S Mei, DL Kohlstedt, L Wang, and NA Dixon. New measurements of activation volume in olivine under anhydrous conditions. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors 172:67 (2009).
  15. Mei, SH, DL Kohlstedt, WB Durham, and LP Wang. Experimental investigation of the creep behavior of MgO at high pressures. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors 170:170 (2008).
  16. Wang, YJ, JZ Zhang, LL Daemen, ZJ Lin, YS Zhao, and LP Wang. Thermal equation of state of rhenium diboride by high pressure-temperature synchrotron x-ray studies. Physical Review B 78:224106 (2008).
  17. Li, L, LP Wang, MT Vaughan. Elastic softening of peridotite due to the presence of melt phases at high pressure. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors 170:176 (2008).
  18. Zhang, JZ, YS Zhao, RS Hixson, GT Gray, LP Wang, W Utsumi, S Hiroyuki, and H Takanori. Experimental constraints on the phase diagram of titanium metal. Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 69:2559 (2008).
  19. Liu, W, BS Li, LP Wang, JZ Zhang, and YS Zhao. Simultaneous ultrasonic and synchrotron x-ray studies on pressure induced alpha-omega phase transition in zirconium. Journal of Applied Physics 104:076102 (2008).
  20. Whitaker ML, W Liu, Q Liu, LP Wang, and BS Li. Combined in situ synchrotron X-ray diffraction and ultrasonic interferometry study of epsilon-FeSi at high pressure. High Pressure Research 28:385 (2008).
  21. Liu, Q, W Liu, ML Whitaker, LP Wang, and BS Li. Compressional and shear wave velocities of Fe2SiO4 spinel at high pressure and high temperature. High Pressure Research 28:405 (2008).
  22. Chen, JH, YP Yang, T Yu, JZ Zhang, YS Zhao, and LP Wang. Strength measurement of boron suboxide B6O at high pressure and temperature using in situ synchrotron X-ray diffraction. High Pressure Research 28:423 (2008).
  23. Zhang, JZ, YS Zhao, RS Hixson, GT Gray, LP Wang, W Utsumi, S Hiroyuki, and H Takanori. Thermal equations of state for titanium obtained by high pressure-temperature diffraction studies. Physical Review B 78:054119 (2008).
  24. Wei Liu, J. Kung, Liping Wang, and Baosheng Li. Thermal equation of state of CaGeO3 perovskite. American Mineralogist 93:745 (2008).
  25. Yuejian Wang, Yusheng Zhao, Jianzhong Zhang, Hongwu Xu, Liping Wang, Sheng-Nian Luo and L.L. Daemen. In situ phase transition study of nano- and coarse-grained TiO2 under high pressure/temperature conditions. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 20:125224 (2008).
  26. Antao, S.M., C.J. Benmore, Baosheng Li, Liping Wang, E. Bychkov, and J.B. Parise. Network rigidity in GeSe2 glass at high pressure. Physical Review Letters 100:115501 (2008).
  27. Rabier, J., P.O. Renault, D. Eyidi, J.L. Demenet, J. Chen, H. Couvy, and L. Wang. Plastic deformation of silicon between 25C and 425C. Physica Status Solidi C 4:3110 (2007).
  28. Wei Liu, Baosheng Li, Liping Wang, Jianzhong Zhang, and Yusheng Zhao. Elasticity of omega-phase zirconium. Physical Review B 76:144107 (2007).
  29. Yusheng Zhao, Jianzhong Zhang, D.W. Brown, D.R Korzekwa, R.S. Hixson, and Liping Wang. Equations of state and phase transformation of depleted uranium DU-238 by high pressure-temperature diffraction studies. Physical Review B 75:174104 (2007).
  30. Isaak, D.G., G.D. Gwanmesia, D. Falde, M.G. Davis, R.S. Triplett, and Liping Wang. The elastic properties of β-Mg2SiO4 from 295 to 660 K and implications on the composition of Earth’s upper mantle. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors 162:22 (2007).
  31. Zhao YS, Zhang JZ, Clausen B, Shen TD, Gray GT, and Wang LP. Thermomechanics of nanocrystalline nickel under high pressure-temperature conditions. Nano Letters 7:426 (2007).
  32. Jiuhua Chen, L. Li, T. Yu, H. Long, D.J. Weidner, L. Wang, and M.T. Vaughan. Do Reuss and Voigt bounds really bound in high-pressure rheology experiments? Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 18:S1049 (2006).
  33. Gwanmesia, G.D., Jianzhong Zhang, K. Darling, J. Kung, Baosheng Li, Liping Wang, D. Neuville, and R.C. Liebermann. Elasticity of polycrystalline pyrope (Mg3Al2Si3O12) to 9 GPa and 1000 C. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors 155:179 (2006).
  34. Liping Wang, Namdoo Moon, Youxue Zhang, W.R. Dunham, and E.J. Essene. Fe-Mg order-disorder in orthopyroxenes. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 69:5777 (2005).
  35. Jeddy Chen, N. Schmidt, Jiuhua Chen, Liping Wang, D.J. Weidner, Jianzhong Zhang, and Yanbin Wang. Yield strength enhancement of MgO by nanocrystals. Journal of Materials Science 40:5763 (2005).
  36. C. Pantea, G.A. Voronin, T.W. Zerda, Jianzhong Zhang, Liping Wang, Yanbin Wang, T. Uchida, and Yusheng Zhao. Kinetics of SiC formation during high P-T reaction between diamond and silicon. Diamond and Related Materials 14:1611 (2005).
  37. Jiuhua Chen, D.J. Weidner, Liping Wang, M.T. Vaughan, and C.E. Young. Advances in High-Pressure Technology for Geophysical Applications. Elsevier (2005).
  38. Jianzhong Zhang, Yusheng Zhao, C. Pantea, Jiang Qian, L.L. Daemen, P.A. Rigg, R.S. Hixson, C.W. Greeff, and G.T. Gray III, Yunpeng Yang, Liping Wang, Yanbin Wang, and T. Uchida. Experimental constraints on the phase diagram of elemental zirconium. Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 66:1213 (2005).
  39. Yusheng Zhao, Jianzhong Zhang, C. Pantea, Jiang Qian, L.L. Daemen, P.A. Rigg, R.S. Hixson, C.W. Greeff, G.T. Gray III, Yunpeng Yang, Liping Wang, Yanbin Wang, and T. Uchida. Thermal equations of state of alpha, beta, and omega phases of zirconium. Physical Review B 71:184119 (2005).
  40. Jianzhong Zhang, Yusheng Zhao, Hongwu Xu, M.V. Zelinskas, Liping Wang, Yanbin Wang, and T. Uchida. Pressure-induced amorphization and phase transformations in beta-LiAlSiO4. Chemistry of Materials 17:2817 (2005).
  41. Voronin, G.A., C. Pantea, T.W. Zerda, Liping Wang, and Yusheng Zhao. Thermal equation-of-state of osmium: a synchrotron X-ray diffraction study. Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 66:706 (2005).
  42. Voronin, G.A., C. Pantea, T.W. Zerda, J. Zhang, L. Wang, and Y. Zhao. In situ X-ray diffraction study of germanium at pressures up to 11 GPa and temperatures up to 950 K. Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 64:2113 (2003).
  43. Voronin, G.A., C. Pantea, T.W. Zerda, L. Wang, and Y. Zhao. In situ X-ray diffraction study of silicon at pressures up to 15.5 GPa and temperatures up to 1073 K. Physical Review B 68:020102 (2003).
  44. Jiangzhong Zhang, Liping Wang, D.J. Weidner, T. Uchida, and Ji-An Xu. The strength of moissanite. American Mineralogist 87:1005 (2002).
  45. Liping Wang, R.C. Rouse, E.J. Essene, D.R. Peacor, and Youxue Zhang. Carmichaelite: a new hydroxyl-bearing titanate from Garnet Ridge, Arizona. American Mineralogist 85:792 (2000).
  46. Liping Wang, E.J. Essene, and Youxue Zhang. Direct observation for immiscibility in pyrope-almandine-grossular garnet. American Mineralogist 85:41 (2000).
  47. Liping Wang, E.J. Essene, and Youxue Zhang. Mineral inclusions in pyrope crystals from Garnet Ridge, Arizona, USA: implications for processes in the upper mantle. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 135:165 (1999).
  48. R.C. Rouse, P.J. Dunn, D.R. Peacor, and Liping Wang. Structural studies of the natural antimonian pyrochlores. I. Mixed valency, cation site-splitting, and symmetry reduction in lewisite. Journal of Solid State Chemistry 141:562 (1998).
  49. Youxue Zhang, R. Belcher, P.D. Ihinger, Liping Wang, Zhengjiu Xu, and S. Newman. New calibration of infrared measurement of dissolved water in rhyolitic glasses. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 61:3089 (1997).
  50. Liping Wang, Youxue Zhang, and E.J. Essene. Diffusion of the hydrous component in pyrope. American Mineralogist 81:706 (1996).
  51. Licheng Zhang, Wenjiang Dong, and Liping Wang. The geochemical characteristics of the water in the Yangtze River System. Acta Geographica Sinica 47:220 (1992).
  52. Deliang Liu, Shuguang Li, Yuehui Xiao, Lei Bi, Liping Wang, and Chen Xu. Determination of the differential stress and strain rate for the ductile shear zones in the Dabie Mountain region and southeastern Shandong Province. Structure and Evolution of the Lithosphere Beneath Southeastern China, pp. 55-66 (1992).

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