Junye Wang, Professor, PhD, MSc


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    Calculated based on number of publications stored in Pure and citations from Scopus
    Calculated based on number of publications stored in Pure and citations from Scopus
    1990 …2024

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    Personal profile

    Research Interests

    Watershed modelling, hydrological modelling, biogeochemical modelling, agroecosystem modelling, renewable energy, machine learning

    Personal profile

    Junye received his M.Sc. degree (1989) in Thermo-physics from Harbin Shipbuilding Engineering Institute and Ph.D. degree (1996) in Chemical and Mechanical Engineering from East China University of Science and Technology. Then he joined Shanghai Jiaotong University as an associate professor in 1996. From 1999 till 2013, he worked at the Universities of Sheffield, Greenwich, and Loughborough, and Scottish Crop Research Institute, and Rothamsted Research, UK, as a research associate, research scientist, and principal research scientist, respectively. Dr. Wang has over 30 years’ experience in multiscale and multidisciplinary modeling and is an internationally recognized leader in energy, environment and sustainability. He has authored/coauthored 1 book, and over 160 papers, including over 120 peer-reviewed journal papers. His research has appeared in top-tier journals of energy and environment, such as Applied Energy, Engineering, Renewable Energy, Energy, Science of the Total Environment, Journal of Cleaner Production, Environmental Pollution, and Journal of Environmental Management. He is a member of Geosciences Evaluation Group (EG 1506) of NSERC Discovery Grants Program. He serves associate editor, guest editor, and editorial board member of several international journals. He has given a number of invited and keynote presentations in international conferences. He is also a reviewer of papers for about 140 international journals and of research proposals for many research councils, including the AXA Chairs proposal for the AXA Research Fund, the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre, Mitacs, the National Science Center, Poland, the UK (EPSRC, NERC and ESRC), the Dutch Research Council, the Dorothy Killam Fellowship and the Killam Prize, National Killam Program.

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
    • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
    • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
    • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
    • SDG 13 - Climate Action
    • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
    • SDG 15 - Life on Land

    Education/Academic qualification

    PhD, East China University of Science and Technology

    … → 1996

    M. Sc., Harbin Shipbuilding Engineering Institute

    … → 1989

    External positions

    Member, Geosciences Evaluation Group (EG 1506) of NSERC Discovery Grants Program

    1 Jun. 202131 May 2024

    Associate editor, Frontiers in Energy Research

    1 Jan. 2011 → …


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