NInstitute of Oceanology,Chinese Academy of Sciences
Wang Faming


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Dr. Faming Wang                                                                          

Professor and Ph.D. Supervisor

Key Laboratory of Ocean Circulation and Waves

Institute of Oceanology

Chinese Academy of Sciences

7 Nanhai Rd., Qingdao, Shandong

China, 266071

Phone & Fax: (0532) 8289-8933



Ph.D. Department of Oceanography, Texas A&M University, USA, 2003

M.S.  First Institute of Oceanography, State Oceanic Administration, China, 1997

B.S.   Department of Physics, Shandong University, China, 1994


Professor, Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, 2005-present

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Institute of Geophysics, University of Texas at Austin, USA, 2003-2005

Research Interests

Tropical air-sea interaction, climate variability and predictability, ocean eddy dynamics


CAS, Hundred Talents Program, “Interannual variability of Indo-Pacific Ocean”, 2006-2011 (¥2,000,000)

NSF, “Triggering mechanisms of the Indian Ocean Dipole”, 2008-2010 (¥410,000)

NSF, “Impact of stochastic forcing on ENSO predictability”, 2009-2011 (¥400,000)

Selected Publications:           

  • Wang, F. and P. Chang, 2008: A linear stability analysis of coupled tropical Atlantic variability. J. Climate, 21, 2421–2436.
  • Wang, F. and P. Chang, 2008: Coupled variability and predictability in a stochastic climate model of tropical Atlantic. J. Climate, 21, 6247–6259.
  • Scott, R. and F. Wang, 2005: Direct evidence of an oceanic inverse kinetic energy cascade from satellite altimetry. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 35, 1650–1666.















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