Xiangrong Wang is currently the director and professor of the Centre for Urban Eco-Planning & Design, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering of Fudan University in Shanghai China, the director of National Centre for Virtual Simulation of Environmental Science at Fudan University,the President of Shanghai Ecological Society, the Deputy Chairman of Urban Ecological Commission of Ecological Society of China. In addition, he is the Chair of Environmental Science and Greening Division of Shanghai Municipal Construction Commission, and the editorial members of some academic journals, such as the editor-in-chief of Journal of World Forestry (Hans Press, USA), editors of Acta Ecological Sinica, Chinese Journal of Ecology, Chinese Journal of Eco-Agriculture, Journal of Environmental Science & Technology, etc, and reviewers of some International Journals such as Ecological Engineering, Landscape and Urban Planning, and Journal of Environmental Management.He also served as a regional vice-chair of East Asia, the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication during 2004-2012 and a steering member of INTECOL Association. Prof. Wang got his Ph.D of Environmental Ecology in 1991 at East China Normal University and carried out his post-doctoral education of urban ecology and Planning at Tongji University in 1993. He was also a senior visiting scholar at the Univrsity of Liverpool, UK during 1994-1996 and a Fulbright Scholar at the State University of New York at New Paltz and Bard College, USA during 2004-2005.
Environmental ecology assessment and Ecological planning, Global change and Environmental policy & Sustainability, and Urban ecosystem research