Steering Committee Member

Prof. Jing-Xiu Wang

Source: 陈红涛 Posted: Apr 13, 2022

Biographical sketch

He graduated from the Geophysics Department of Beijing University in 1969; became a graduate student in the Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Science in 1978 and obtained MS degree in 1981, then joined the Solar Physics Division of Beijing Astronomical Observatory in which he obtained his Ph.D. degree in astrophysics in 1987. He has been a full professor since 1992 in Beijing Astronomical Observatory (a former institute of National Astronomical Observatories). He visited Caltech as a visiting associate from 1983 to 1984, and appointed as a guest professor of ISAS in 1996. He has been serving as an editorial board member of Solar Physics since 1999 and an editor of Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics (RAA) since 2001. He was awarded by National Natural Science Prize (the second rank) in 2009 and Y. C. Prize of Chinese Astronomical Society in 2012.

Research Interests

His main scientific interests are the quantitative measurements and descriptions of solar vector magnetic fields, diagnosis of the weak component of solar magnetism, and the physical understanding on the origin of solar explosive activity.