LUO Wugan (Robert, Luo), Associate Professor 
Telephone: 86-10-88256501
Address: Department of Scientific History and Archaeometry, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Yuquan Rd 19 (A), Shijingshan District, Beijing, 100049, China
Postcode: 100049


Research Areas

Archaeometallurgical and Archaeological Science;
Scientific Authentication of Ancient Bronzes;
Conservation of Porcelain from South China Sea. 


2003~2008: Ph D
Major in Archaeological Science, University of Science and Technology of China

1999~2003: BA
Major in Cultural relics Conservation, Northwest University.


Work Experience
2008-Present, Assistant Professor, Department of Scientific History and Archaeometry, The College of Humanities, Graduate University of the Chinese Academy of Science.
July 19 to August 15 2010: Participated in the 2010 Zincirli field archaeological season, in the small town of Fevzipasa in the Republic of TURKEY.
Jul 2009 to the end of Aug 2009: Participated in another archeological project of GUCAS in Hebei province, northern China.
Sep 2008 to Dec 2008: Participated in an archeological project of GUCAS, in Henan province, central China. 
Oct to Nov 2002: Did one month cultural relics preservation work in Conservation Center of Cultural Relics of Xi’an.
Teaching Experience

2008-present: An Introduction to Archaeometallurgy
2008-present: Primarily authentication and collection of cultural relics

Selected/Recent Publications

(1) Archaeometallurgical perspectives on breaking mirror burial of Xiongnu culture in Xinjiang during the Western Han Dynasty, The European Physical Journal Plus, 2020-04, 通讯作者
(2) 天山哈密翼龙化石围岩风化机理初步分析, 古生物学报, 2019-12, 通讯作者
(3) 哈密柳树沟墓地出土青铜器科技分析, 西域研究, 2019-12, 通讯作者
(4) Baltic amber or Burmese amber: FTIR studies on amber artifacts of Eastern Han Dynasty unearthed from Nanyang, Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 2019-11, 通讯作者
(5) Based on chemical and mineralogical examination of casting cores to determine the foundry of bronze vessels from the Xiaxiangpu site in Nanyang city, Henan Province, China, Microchemical Journal, 2019-11, 第 1 作者
(6) Characterization of the micro-contaminants from the inner-body of Kraak porcelain excavated from the "Nan'ao I" shipwreck, the South China Sea, Heritage Science, 2019-10, 通讯作者
(7) SEM-EDS及Raman光谱方法在古铜镜科技鉴定中的应用, 光散射学报, 2019-06, 通讯作者
(8) The social interaction between China and Japanese archipelago during Western Han dynasty: comparative study of bronze mirrors from Linzi and Yayoi sites, Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences, 2019, 通讯作者
(9) The bronze artifacts from the Yejiashan site and the political presence of the Zhou dynasty in the middle Yangtze Plain: an application of lead isotope analysis, Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences, 2018-10, 通讯作者
(10) The lead ores circulation in Central China during the early Western Han Dynasty: A case study with bronze vessels from the Gejiagou site, PLOS ONE, 2018, 通讯作者
(11) 郑韩故城出土战国晚期铁器腐蚀产物分析, 文物保护与考古科学, 2018, 通讯作者
(12) The features as a county of Chu State: chemical and metallurgical characteristics of the bronze artifacts from the Bayilu site, Archaeological and Anthropological sciences, 2018, 第 2 作者
(13) A lead isotope study of the fourth century B.C. bronze artifacts excavated from Guozhuang Chu graveyard in Shangcai County, Henan Province, Central China, Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences, 2018, 通讯作者
(14) The provenance of nephrite in China based on multi-spectral imaging technology and gray-level co-occurrence matrix, Analytical Methods, 2018, 通讯作者
(15) Preliminary study on zinc smelting relics from the linjiangerdui site in Zhongxian County, Chongqing City, Southwest China, Microchemical Journal, 2016, 第 1 作者
(16) A Lead Isotope Study of the Han Dynasty Bronze Artifacts from Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture Museum, Current Analytical Chemistry, 2016, 通讯作者
(17) 郑韩故城出土战国晚期铁器铸造工艺分析, 华夏考古, 2016, 通讯作者
(18) 甘肃酒泉西沟村魏晋墓铜甑釜残留物的脂质分析, Analysis of lipids in the organic residue in a bronze Zengfu from the Wei and Jin Dynasties in Gansu Province, 文物保护与考古科学, 2016, 第 2 作者
(19) A study on provenance of marine porcelains from Huaguangjiao No. 1 after desalination, Journal of Archaeological Sciences: Reports, 2016, 第 2 作者
(20) Metallurgical and Chemical Characterization of Bronze Remains Found at the Houhe Site in Shanxi Province, China, JOM, 2015, 通讯作者
(21) “南澳I号”沉船出水克拉克瓷产地的科技分析, Study on Provenance of Kraak Porcelains from Nan ao I Shipwreck, 光谱学与光谱分析, 2015, 通讯作者
(22) “华光礁I号”沉船出水瓷器“保护性损伤”量化评估的ICP-AES分析, A study on quantitative evaluation of damage in conservation of ceramics from Huaguangjiao I shipwreck with ICP-AES, 光谱学与光谱分析, 2015, 通讯作者
(23) Sourcing copper ores for production of bronzes excavated at Shuangyantang, a Western Zhou (1046–771 BC) site in Chongqing (Southwest China): evidence from lead isotope analysis, Archaeological and Anthropological sciences, 2015, 通讯作者
(24) 对青海省若干遗址齐家文化铜器的考察, 中国文物报, 2014, 第 1 作者
(25) 楚国申县贵族墓出土青铜器腐蚀状况研究, Research on the Corrosion of Bronze Wares Excavated from Shen Aristocratic Cemetery of Chu State, 文物科技研究, 2014, 第 2 作者
(26) 海洋出水陶瓷器的清洗与脱盐保护研究——以“华光礁Ⅰ号”出水陶瓷器为例, Scientific Analysis and Conservation on Ancient Underwater Porcelains Recovered from Huaguangjiao Ⅰ in South China Sea, 文物科技研究, 2014, 第 3 作者
(27) Provenance study on Chinese bronze artefacts of E in the Zhou Dynasty by lead isotope analysis, Journal of Archaeological Science, 2014, 通讯作者
(28) Micro-analysis on Chinese over-glaze red decoration of Linshui Kiln from Jin dynasty (1115–1234 ad), Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 2014, 第 2 作者
(29) 河南南阳夏饷铺墓地鄂国青铜器腐蚀状况分析, A Research on the Corrosion of the Bronze Excavated from the Xiaxiangpu Site, 江汉考古, 2014, 通讯作者
(30) 华光礁Ⅰ号出水瓷器脱盐方法研究, 江汉考古, 2013, 通讯作者
(31) 化隆县纳卡遗址彩陶颜料的拉曼光谱分析, 南方文物, 2013, 通讯作者
(32) 吉家院墓地出土铜器金相考察, 咸阳师范学院学报, 2013, 第 3 作者
(33) 吉家院墓地出土青铜器的矿料来源初探, 华夏考古, 2013, 第 2 作者
(34) 临水窑与介休窑白底彩绘工艺的对比研究, Comparative study of black painted, white Based porcelain from Linshui and Jiexiu Kilns, 文物保护与考古科学, 2013, 通讯作者
(35) 申明铺遗址出土铁器的工艺考察, Study on manufacturing technique for iron artifacts unearthed from the Shenmingpu Site, 文物保护与考古科学, 2013, 第 2 作者
(36) 河北临漳窑曹村窑址青釉器物工艺特征研究, Study on Firing Technique of Celadon Wares Excavated from Caocun Kiln in Linzhang, Hebei Province, 岩矿测试, 2013, 第 2 作者
(37) 湖北郧县乔家院墓地出土战国及东汉铜器的成分与金相分析, Metallographical and elemental analysis of the bronzes of the Warring States Period and the Eastern Han Dynasty Excavated from Qiaojiayuan burial site in Yunxian, Hubei Province, 文物保护与考古科学, 2013, 通讯作者
(38) 济南运署街汉代铁工场遗址的相关问题探讨, 文物保护与考古科学, 2012, 通讯作者
(39) 牟托一号墓出土青铜器的成分与金相考察研究, 茂县牟托一号石棺墓, 2012, 第 2 作者
(40) The use of chromium minerals in the 4th–3rd century BC China A preliminary study of a bronze Pan unearthed from Jiuliandun Graves, Hubei Province, central southern China, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 2012, 第 1 作者
(41) Discovery of Beeswax as binding agent on a 6th-century BC Chinese Turquoise-inlaid Bronze sword, Journal of Archaeological Science, 2012, 第 1 作者
(42) New insights into the role of Mn and Fe in coloring origin of blue decorations of blue-and-white porcelains by XANES spectroscopy, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 2012, 第 2 作者
(43) 成都市黄龙溪镇明蜀藩王墓与琉璃厂窑出土釉陶分析研究, 成都考古发现, 2011, 第 2 作者
(44) Leather material found on a 6th B.C. Chinese bronze sword: A technical study, Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy , 2011, 第 1 作者
(45) 申明铺遗址出土两汉钱币的成分与金相分析, 中国钱币, 2011, 第 2 作者
(46) 中国早期黄铜混合矿冶炼工艺的模拟探索 , 南方文物, 2010, 第 4 作者
(47) The Nondestructive Identification of Printing Pigments in Bank Notes Issued by Yantai XiGongshun, the Republic of China, Advanced Materials Research, 2010, 第 4 作者
(48) Analysis of the Corrosion Products of the Ancient Bronzes Excavated from Qiaojiayuan Tombs, Applied Physics Research, 2010, 第 1 作者
(49) 古麇地出土青铜器合金技术与金相组织分析, Study on the microstructure and alloy technology of bronzes excavated from ancient Jun district, 自然科学史研究, 2010, 第 1 作者
(50) 淮阴高庄战国墓出土青铜器产地初步研究, Preliminary Study of Foundry Area of Bronze Vessels Excavated from Gaozhuang Tomb in Jiangsu, 土壤, Soils, 2009, 
(51) 利用稀土等微量元素示踪鄂西北一代古代绿松石的产地, Provenance tracing of Turquoise in Northwest Hubei Using Rare Earth Elements, 稀土, 2009, 第 3 作者
(52) 一件战国时期青铜鼎鼎耳的铸接工艺研究, Connecting Casting Technique of the Handle and the Body of the Bronze Ding from Warring States Period, 铸造, 2008, 第 3 作者
(53) 襄樊陈坡楚墓出土青铜器残留泥芯的X荧光光谱和电感耦合等离子发射光谱分析, Analysis of Clay Core Residues of Bronze Vessel Unearthed from Chenpo Chu Tomb in Xiangfan by XRF and ICP-AES, 分析测试学报, 2008, 第 3 作者
(54) 古代青铜器锈蚀产物的拉曼和红外光谱分析, Analysis of Corrosion Products on Ancient Bronzes with Combined Use of Raman Spectroscopy, FTIR, and Other Analytical Techniques, 有色金属, 2008, 第 3 作者
(55) 蓬莱出土古代青铜器锈蚀产物的显微喇曼光谱分析, A Raman Microscopic Study of the Patinas on Ancient Bronze Excavated from Penglai City, 光散射学报, 2007, 第 3 作者
(56) 湖北省出土的若干青铜器锈蚀产物研究, Study on Corrosive of Some Ancient Bronzes Excavated from Hubei Province, 腐蚀科学与防护技术, 2007, 第 1 作者
(57) 九连墩楚墓青铜器锈蚀产物的拉曼光谱分析, Raman spectrometric analysis of corrosion products from ancient bronzes excavated from jiuliandun tombs, 岩矿测试, 2007, 第 1 作者
(58) 中条山与皖南地区古铜矿冶炼产物的比较分析, Analysis of Ancient Smelting Products from Ancient Copper Ore Refinery Sites in Zhongtiaoshan Area of Shanxi Province and Southern Anhui Province, 岩矿测试, 2007, 第 1 作者
(59) 利用稀土等微量元素区分自然铜与早期冶炼红铜的初步研究, A Preliminary Study on the Difference Between Natural Copper and Smelted Copper in Ancient Site Based on REE, 稀土, 2007, 第 2 作者
(60) 通过某些实例探讨由分析测试结果区分冶铸遗址的性质, Characeristic Distinguishment of Smelting Site by Determination Results Based on Some Examples, 有色金属, 2007, 第 1 作者
(61) 长江中下游古铜矿及冶炼产物输出方向判别标志初步研究, Elementary Research on Ancient Copper Ore and Outputting Direction of Smelting Slang in the Middle and Lower Reaches of the Yangtze River, 江汉考古, 2006, 第 3 作者
(62) 湖北荆门左塚楚墓群出土金属器研究, Study on metal objects from zuozhong chu graveyard in jingmen, hubei, 江汉考古, 2006, 第 1 作者
(63) 古建筑保护项目的经济评价, Economic Evaluation on Ancient Architecture Protection Projects, 西安建筑科技大学学报, 2005, 第 4 作者
(64) 四川省峨眉山市出土钱堆腐蚀机理探讨及保护, Research on the Corrosion mechanism and Conservation of Coin Plie Excavated from Emei City of Sichuan Province, 文物科技研究, 2004, 第 2 作者


May, 2011: XVIIth International Congress of Ancient Bronzes

Current Projects

1. The Authentication of Ancient Bronzes by Corrosion Products. Found by The Knowledge Innovation Engineering Project of Chinese Academy of Sciences (No. KZCX2-EW-QN607);
2. The President Fund of GUCAS; 
3. The Conservation of Porcelain from South China Sea, Found by China Postdoctoral Science Special Foundation (201003174).

Research Interests