Academic Profile : Faculty

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Assoc Prof Wang Xianfeng
Associate Professor, Asian School of the Environment
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Wang Xianfeng is an Associate Professor at the Asian School of the Environment and a Principal Investigator at the Earth Observatory of Singapore at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. He holds a concurrent role as Adjunct Associate Research Scientist at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) of Columbia University in the USA. Before Xianfeng joined NTU in 2011, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at LDEO. He obtained his PhD in Geology from the University of Minnesota, USA in 2006 and received his BSc and MSc in Geology from Nanjing University, China. Xianfeng is a recipient of the Singapore National Research Foundation Fellowship (2011), LDEO Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (2009), and Gary Comer Science & Education Postdoctoral Fellowship (2006).
Climate Science
Isotope Geochemistry
Ocean Chemistry
  • Bioaccumulation, trophic transfer, and source tracing of harmful pollutants in the coastal food web
  • Climate Transformation Programme
  • Climate Transformation Programme - Cluster 1 (Adam Switzer)
  • Climate Transformation Programme - Cluster 1 (Edward Park)
  • Climate Transformation Programme - Cluster 1 (Jingyu Wang)
  • Climate Transformation Programme - Cluster 1 (Wang Xianfeng)
  • Climate Transformation Programme - Cluster 1 (Winston Chow)
  • Climate Transformation Programme - Cluster 3 (Janice Lee)
  • Exploring the extremophiles of Sembawang Hot Spring Park: from molecular characterization to public outreach through docudrama
  • Identification of lead (Pb) in Singapore’s air
  • Impact of environmental changes since the last glaciation on Southeast Asian populations
  • Investigating Triple Oxygen Isotopes in Precipitation Over Southeast Asia
  • Investigating triple oxygen isotopes in tropical and subtropical precipitation with an isotope-enabled climate model (GISS ModelE2.1)
  • Quantifying seagrasses’ capacity to accumulate and bioaccumulate trace metals in coastal Singapore as an ecosystem service for a resilient nation
  • Southeast Asia SEA-Level Program (SEA2)
  • Tracking sea surface temperature change in the tropical Indian Ocean over the past five centuries