Colloquium Speaker: Dr. Haimin Wang

Distinguished Professor of Physics, NJIT

Prof. Wang obtained his BS degree from Nanjing University in 1982, Ph.D. from California Institute of Technology in 1988. He is a Distinguished Professor of Physics in New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). He is currently the Chief Scientist of Big Bear Solar Observatory and Director of Institute for Space Weather Sciences of NJIT. He has published nearly 300 papers in refereed journals, from those, received about 10,000 citations. Prof. Wang is also leading an effort of interdisciplinary research of applying advanced machine learning to analyze big data from solar observations. He also trained over 20 Ph.D. students, led many US NSF and NASA funded projects.