Executive Board

WANG Fan, born in 1967, Researcher, Doctoral Supervisor, Director of the Institute of Oceanology, CAS (IOCAS), Dean of Marine Science College, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS).

From 1985 to 1995, Prof. WANG Fan studied at Ocean University of China and received Ph.D. degree; from 1995 to 1997, he did postdoctoral research at IOCAS. He has worked at IOCAS since 1998. He was a visiting scholar at Texas A&M University 2000 and at the British National Marine Science Center in 2004.

He is mainly working on ocean circulation dynamics, including the western boundary currents in the low-latitude Pacific, tropical ocean circulation, shelf circulations in the China Seas and mesoscale processes, etc. 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, etc.

Prof. WANG Fan has published over 140 papers and 3 Academic Monographs. He has been awarded "National Advanced Science and Technology Workers", "National Science and Technology Innovation Talents" and many other awards for his remarkable works.

Currently, he is the Deputy Chair of Scientific Steering Committee, Northwestern Pacific Ocean Circulation and Climate Experiment (NPOCE), Deputy Chair of Chinese Society of Oceanology and Limnology, Member of Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans (POGO), Member of CLIVAR/PRP etc.