Chief Scientist



Research Interests

Minhan Dai

PhD, Professor, Academician of CAS

Coastal ocean carbon cycle, biogeochemistry of trace metals

Shu-Ji Kao


PhD, XMU Chair Professor

Nitrogen cycle; application of C, N isotopes in understanding the hydrology, ecosystem and nutrient dynamics;

Dalin Shi

PhD, XMU Chair Professor

Marine biogeochemistry, Marine environmental biology

Nianzhi Jiao

PhD, Professor, Academician of CAS

Microbial ecology, picoplankton, biological oceanography

Kunshan Gao

PhD, Minjiang Chair Professor

Marine Environmental Change Physiology: study the impacts of environmental changes (such as ocean acidification, solar UV radiation) on primary and secondary producers, using physiological, biochemical and photochemical approaches; and unravel the effects and involved mechanisms by combining data from lab, mesocosm and research cruise studies.

Kejian Wang

PhD, Professor,Minjiang Chair Professor

Environmental molecular toxicology, marine molecular biology, marine functional genomics and proteomics, biotechnology

Bangqin Huang

PhD, Minjiang Chair Professor

Marine ecology, biological oceanography, marine molecular ecology

Haili Wang

PhD, Distinguished Ocean Technologist

Ocean observing technology, optical oceanography, ocean color biology