Dr Yaping Wang is a Professor in the School of Geographic and Oceanographic Sciences, Nanjing University. Dr Wang has published more than 100 peer-viewed academic papers in the field of marine sediment dynamics. His research interests mainly focus on the measurement and modeling of sediment re-suspension, and flocculation and sedimentation in the marine bottom boundary layer. Dr Wang is visiting SARCCM from 30/5/15-6/10/15, collaborating with A/Prof. Xiao Hua Wang on sediment dynamics research.