题 目：The role of disturbance in the forests of eastern United States: insight from cross continental comparison
报告 人：Geoff WANG Professor
Brief Bio for Dr. Geoff Wang:
Dr. Wang is a professor of Silviculture and Ecology with the Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation at Clemson University. He conducts applied forest ecology research in temperate forests. His current research focuses on how disturbances, including fire, weather extreme, pest/disease, and biological invasion) affect forests in the southern USA and their implication on forest health.
Dr. Wang has served as either PI/ Project Leader or Co-PI for ~40 grants totaling ~8 million dollars. He has published ~80 peer-reviewed journal articles and ~50 other publications. He has also delivered or co-authored ~180 scientific presentations, including ~40 invited seminars. His publications have been cited ~1500 times. He has a Google Scholar h-index of 22 and RG score of 34.
Dr. Wang currently teaches Silviculture and Fire Ecology at Clemson University. He has trained 12 post-doctoral scientists, eight doctoral students, 19 master students and seven honors students. His students have won many prestigious scholarships and awards, with a total value of ~$300,000. A total of 12 Ph.D. students and post-doctoral scientists trained in his lab currently hold Faculty positions.
Dr. Wang currently serves as an Associates Editor for New Forests (SCI) and Canadian Journal of Forest Research (SCI), an editor for Journal of Forestry Research (SCIE), and an editorial board member for Journal of Forestry Research (SCIE) and Journal of Forest and Environment.