Haimin Wang, PhD, is a distinguished professor in the department of physics at New Jersey Institute of Technology and associate director of the Center for Solar Research and the Big Bear Solar Observatory in Big Bear Lake, California. He is one of the most prolific researchers at NJIT, having published more than 100 papers in refereed journals, more than 70 since joining NJIT in September of 1995 as an assistant professor.
Wang has played a key role in the Center for Solar Terrestrial Research. He is leading two important international projects: Global Halpha Network to observe the sun around the clock and Information Technology Research for Space Weather Prediction.
He received NJIT's Outstanding Teaching Award in 2006. He was the recipient of the US National Science Foundation CAREER award in 1997 and the Chinese National Science Foundation Distinguished Scholar Award in 2003.
Wang received a PhD in astrophysics from California Institute of Technology and a BS in astronomy from Nanjing University.
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