PHAM Trung Hieu, PhD

Associate Professor,
Department of Petrology & Mineral Resource
Faculty of Geology
University of Science, VNUHCM
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Tel: (+84) 28 3835 5271

Scientific Education

2001: Hanoi University of Mining and Geology, BSc. in Geology
2007: China University of Geosciences, Beijing, Master of Science in Geology (Mineralogy, Petrology and Resources).
2010: Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Doctor Degree in Petrology and Mineral Deposit Geology.

Academic & Research Experience

- Granite petrogenesis and crustal evolution

- Precambrian tectonic evolution in Vietnam

- Rb-Sr, Sm-Nd, U-Pb geochronology

Publication List (selected from 2013-now)

  1. Pham Trung Hieu, Nong Thi Quynh Anh, Pham Minh, Nguyen Thi Bich Thuy. 2019. Geochemistry, zircon U–Pb ages and Hf isotopes of the Muong Luan granitoid pluton, Northwest Vietnam and its petrogenetic significance. Island Arc, impress.
  2. Tran Van Thanh., Pham Trung Hieu, Minh, P., Nhuan, D. V., & Thuy, N. T. B. 2019. Late Permian-Triassic granitic rocks of Vietnam: the Muong Lat example. International Geology Review, 61(15): 1823-1841.
  3. Pham Minh, Pham Trung Hieu, Nguyen Kim Hoang. 2018. Geochemical and geochronological studies of the Muong Hum alkaline granitic pluton from the Phan Si Pan Zone, northwest Vietnam: Implications for petrogenesis and tectonic setting. Island Arc, 27(4), e12250.
  4. Hong Thi Hong Anh, Sung HiChoi, Yong jaeYu, Pham Trung Hieu, Kim Hoang Nguyen, Jong-SikRyu. 2017. Geochemical constraints on the spatial distribution of recycled oceanic crust in the mantle source of late Cenozoic basalts, Vietnam. Lithos, (296): 382-395.
  5. Pham Trung Hieu, Li Shuang Q, Wang Y, Ngo Xuan Thanh, Le Tien Dung, Vu Le Tu, Wolfgang Siebel, Fukun Chen. 2017. Stages of late Paleozoic to early Mesozoic magmatism in the Song Ma belt, NW Vietnam: evidence from zircon U-Pb geochronology and Hf isotope composition. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 106(3), 855-874.
  6. Tran Van Thanh, Do Van Nhuan, Pham Minh, Pham Trung Hieu, 2016. A new discovery of an age (145 Ma) of rhyolite formations in the north area of Muong Lat complex and geological implications. Proceeding of International Conferences on Earth Sciences and Sustainable Geo-Resources Development, 102-106.
  7. Pham Trung Hieu, Nguyen Thi Dung, Nguyen Thi Bich Thuy, Nguyen Minh Trung and Pham Minh. 2016. U-Pb ages and Hf isotopic composition of zircon and bulk rock geochemistry of the Dai Loc granitoid complex in Kontum massif: Implications for early Paleozoic tectonic evolution in Central Vietnam. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 111(5), 326-336.
  8. Ngo Xuan Thanh, M. Santosh, Tran Thanh Hai, and Pham Trung Hieu. 2015. Subduction initiation of Indochina and South China blocks: insight from the forearc ophiolitic peridotites of the Song Ma Suture Zone in Vietnam. Geological Journal 51(3), 421-44.
  9. Pham Trung Hieu, Yi-Zeng Yang, Do Quoc Binh, Thi Bich Thuy Nguyen, Le Tien Dung and Fukun Chen. 2015. Late Permian to Early Triassic crustal evolution of the Kontum massif, central Vietnam: zircon U-Pb ages and geochemical and Nd-Hf isotopic composition of the Hai Van granitoid complex. International Geology Review, 57(15), 1877-1888.
  10. Nguyen Anh Tuan, Nguyen Thi Ngọc Lan, Ngo Tran Thien Quy, Pham Trung Hieu, Lan Ching Yin, Wakita Koji, 2015. Evidences of Triassic suture between the Indochina and Sibumasu blocks in Southern, Journal of Geology, Series B (43): 35-45.
  11. Pham Trung Hieu. 2015. The Ngoi Chi Formation from the Phan Si Pan area in the Northwest of Vietnam Revealed by Zircon U-Pb age and Hf Isotope Composition. Acta Geoscientica Sinica, 36(6), 755-760.
  12. Hoang Thi Hong Anh, Pham Trung Hieu, Vu Le Tu, La Mai Son, Sung Hi Choi, and Yongjae Yu. 2015. Age and tectonic implications of Paleoproterozoic Deo Khe Granitoids within the Phan Si Pan Zone, Vietnam. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 111(1), 781-791.
  13. Nguyen Thi Bich Thuy, Pham Trung Hieu, Tran Thanh Hai, Bui The Anh, Nguyen Thi Xuan, Dang My Cung. 2014. Petrogenesis and zircon U-Pb ages of the Thien Ke granitic pluton in the Tam Dao region: Implications for early Paleozoic tectonic evolution in NE Vietnam. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences 109, 209-221.
  14. Phạm Minh, Pham Trung Hieu. Geochemical characteristics of Cam Thuy basalt cores and rims in the Song Da zone, northwestern Vietnam. Journal of Geology, Series B, 41, 12-19.
  15. Pham Trung Hieu, Fukun Chen, Nguyen Thi Bich Thuy, Nguyen Quoc Cuong. 2013. Zircon U-Pb ages and Hf isotopic and geochemical characteristics of alkali granitoids in northwestern Vietnam. Journal of Geodynamics 69: 106-121.
  16. Pham Trung Hieu, Fukun Chen, Le Thanh Me, Nguyen Thi Bich Thuy, Wolfgang Siebel, Tingguang Lan. 2013. Zircon U-Pb ages and Hf isotopic compositions from the Sin Quyen Formation: the Precambrian crustal evolution of NW Vietnam. International Geology Review, 54(13): 1548-1561.
  17. Yue JP, Sun XM, Pham Trung Hieu, Wang PJ, Le Tien Dung, Liang YQ, Du JY. 2013. Pre-Cenozoic Tectonic Attribute and Setting of the Song Da Zone, Viet Nam. Geotectonica et Metallogenia, 37(4) : 561-570.
  18. Yang YZ, Long Q, Hu HT, Pham Trung Hieu, Nguyen TBT and Chen FK. Geochemical characteristics and origin of lamprophyre in Laichau area, northwestern Vietnam. 2013. Acta Petrologica Sinica, 29(3): 899-911