Haiping Wang holds BSc in Plant protection (1998), MSc in Plant breeding (2001) and PhD in Vegetable science (2001) from Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences. Since 2001 he has been a full-time research scientist and professor of Horticulture at the Department of Vegetables Germplasm, Institute of Vegetables and Flowers, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (IVFCAAS). His research interests include vegetable genetic resources and preservation of the diversity of Midterm Gene-Bank of Vegetables Genetic Resources in China. Also research on vegetable genetics and breeding is conducted to improve the crop for growers and consumers. His key areas of interest include garlic, ginger, radish, and cucumber genetics and the development of genomic tools. His outreach activities include interaction with the garlic and ginger production and with consumers. Dr. Wang is the author and co-author of seventy publications in scientific journals and thirteen book chapters in Chinese and English. He has reviewed numerous publications for more than ten international scientific journals.