Professor Fan Wang
Oceanographer, Chair of the Center for Ocean Mega-Science, Director of Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research and the Institute of Oceanology (Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Fan Wang is the Chair of the Center for Ocean Mega-Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Director of Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research, CAS (YICCAS), and the Institute of Oceanology, CAS (IOCAS).
He is mainly working on ocean circulation dynamics, including the western boundary currents in the low-latitude Pacific, tropical ocean circulation, and shelf circulations in the China Seas. He led the constructions of CAS buoy networks in the Yellow and East China Seas, and CAS real-time mooring array in the western tropical Pacific.
He undertook more than 30 projects funded by National Basic Research Program, National High Technology Research and Development and National Natural Science Foundation of China.
Dr. Wang has published over 140 papers and 3 Academic Monographs. He serves as deputy chair of Chinese Society of Oceanology and Limnology, vice chair of Northwestern Pacific Ocean Circulation and Climate Experiment (NPOCE) SSC, and member of Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans (POGO).