X. San Liang
Dr. Liang is the Chair Professor on Physical Oceanology and Coastal Environment at the School of Marine Science under Nanjing Institute of Meteorology in China. Dr. Liang received his Ph.D. from Harvard University, MA, USA. He has worked at China’s State Oceanic Administration, Harvard University, New York University/Courant Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Central University of Finance and Economics/China Institute for Advanced Study, etc., and was a team leader of the Ninth Chinese National Antarctic Research Expedition. He is interested in a variety of fields such as, not exclusively, atmosphere-ocean-climate science, nonlinear dynamical systems, turbulence, hydrodynamic stability, multiscale modeling, predictability, information flow, uncertainty estimation, causality analysis, etc. Dr. Liang's contributions include those in multiscale interaction analysis, and causal inference in time series and dynamic events, the latter being a fundamental problem of scientific research.