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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
  • Exploring the extremophiles of Sembawang Hot Spring Park: from molecular characterization to public outreach through docudrama
  • Impact of environmental changes since the last glaciation on Southeast Asian populations
  • Indian monsoon variability
  • Investigating Holocene changes in the South American Monsoon System with an isotope enabled climate model
  • Investigating Triple Oxygen Isotopes in Precipitation Over Southeast Asia
  • Late Quaternary moisture isotopic fractionation and Asian monsoon dynamics
  • Myanmar Speleothem
  • 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)
  • Tracing Early Trading in Singapore Using Geochemical Fingerprints and Artificial Intelligence on Archaeological Artefacts
  • Will Arctic warming trigger severe hydroclimate changes? A retrospective view from Bølling lake level change in the Mono Basin, western USA