Shichang Kang


Designation: Director

Shichang Kang, Ph. D., Professor of University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Director of the State Key Laboratory of Cryosphere Science, Northwest Institute of Eco-Environment and resources, CAS. Dr. Kang mainly focuses on glacier and climate changes, environmental chemistry of snow/ice and atmosphere, paleoclimate and environmental variability recovered by ice core records in the Tibetan Plateau. He has published more than 400 peer-reviewed papers. Dr. Kang has been awarded the "Talent Project" of CAS, a State Winner of Government Special Allowances, and National Outstanding Youth Science Foundation. He is council member of International Glaciology Society and member of Scientific Steering Group of Climate and Cryosphere (CliC), Associate Editor of Atmospheric Research and Editor of Advances in Climate Change Research. He has been a PI or co-PIs for more than 40 projects and organized more than 40 field expeditions in the extreme high elevations of the Tibetan Plateau, such as Mt. Everest.