Professor Guoxiong WU got his Ph. D. in 1983 from Imperial College of Science and Technology, London University, London; and is the Academician and Life Tenure Professor of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
Prof. WU is mainly engaged in weather dynamics, climate dynamics and atmospheric general circulation. He is closely involved in studies on the effects of the Tibetan Plateau on atmospheric general circulation, weather and climate, on the formation and variation of the subtropical anticyclones, and on the dynamics of the Asian summer monsoon. He has published more than 400 science papers.
Over the past 20 years, WU has been actively involved in the international climate community, which include the Ordinary Member of the Executive Board of International Council for Science (2011- 2014), president of International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences (2007- 2011), Officer of WMO/ICO/ICSU Joint Science Committee, World Climate Research Program (WCRP, 2005-2010), and members of the Science Steering Committee (SSC) of, repectively, GEWEX and CLIVAR, etc.
He was elected Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1997, Honorary Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society, UK in 2012, Fellow of the American Geophysical Union in 2015, and Honorary Fellow of IUGG in 2015.