Xiangsan Liang

Fudan University China

Dr. X. San Liang received his Ph.D. from Harvard University, USA. He has since worked at Harvard, Courant Institute, MIT, Second Institute of Oceanography of China, China Institute for Advanced Study, and Nanjing Institute of Meteorology. Presently he is a chair professor at Fudan University, Shanghai, China. Dr. Liang has a wide interest in a variety of scientific fields. One of his representative contributions, causality analysis, addresses a fundamental problem in science. A rigorous and quantitative causality analysis has been established from the first principles and applied to problems in different disciplines. Another major contribution involves a set of novel theories and methodologies for tackling atmospheric/oceanic problems such as coastal ocean processes, cold air outbreaks, typhoon genesis, and storm track dynamics, to name a few.

Xiangsan Liang

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