University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Xiaofeng Chen

Dr. Xiaofeng Chen

Dr. Xiaofeng Chen

Postdoctoral Fellow
Bureau of Economic Geology
The University of Texas at Austin
University Station, Box X
Austin, Texas 78713-8924
Telephone
512-471-3021
Fax
512-471-0140
  • Education

    Ph.D. Geology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, February 2015

    M.S. Material Engineering, Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, July 2009

    B.S. Material Sciences, Fudan University, Shanghai, China, July 2006

  • Professional Experience

    Present Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Bureau of Economic Geology (April 2015 – Present).

    Internship, DFG Energy company, TX (January 2014 – May 2014)

    Research Assistant, University of Oklahoma (August 2009 – February 2015)

    Teaching Assistant, University of Oklahoma (August 2012 – December 2013)

    Research Assistant, Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences (September 2006 – July 2009)

  • Professional Societies

    American Geophysical Union

    American Association of Petroleum Geologists

  • Publications

    Articles

    Chen X, and Reches Z, 2015, Effect of melt on dynamic strength of granitic rocks under moderate loading (in prep).

    Chen X, and Reches Z, 2015, Rock friction associated with fault zone evolution (in prep).

    Chen X, and Reches Z, 2015, Frictional evolution of talc powder at moderate velocities (in prep).

    Chen X, Madden AS, and Reches Z, 2015, Fault weakening by powder rolling, Science Advances (under review).

    Chen X, Madden AS, Bickmore BR, and Reches Z, 2013, Dynamic weakening by nanoscale smoothing during high velocity fault slip, Geology 41 (7): 743-746.

    Chen X, Chen N, Wu J, Zhang X, Chai C, Yu Y, 2009, Chemical etching of a GaSb crystal incorporated with Mn grown by the Bridgeman method under microgravity conditions, J. Semiconductors, 30 (8): 083006-5.

    Dissertation

    Rock friction and dynamic faulting at the micro- to nano-scales.