He is the director of the Center for Cultural Heritage Conservation Technology Services of the Dunhuang Academy,as well as deputy director of the Conservation Institute of the Dunhuang Academy, deputy director of the National Research Center for Conservation of Ancient Wall Paintings, deputy director of the Key Scientific Research Base Conservation for Ancient Murals under the State Administration for Cultural Heritage, and deputy chairman of the China ICOMOS Grotto Sites Conservation Committee. Dr.Wang joined the Conservation Institute of Dunhuang Academy in 1992. His research focuses on the environment of earthen architectural sites,conservation of wall painting,teaching heritage conservation and project management ,and he has participated in many conservation projects at sites along the Silk Road, Potala Palace in Tibet. He has been involved in wall painting conservation projects with the Getty Conservation Institute and the Tokyo National Institute of Cultural Property. He has published more than sixty papers, won four national-level and provincial-level awards for his conservation projects, and has been awarded four patents.