Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
LIU Changhua holds a Ph.D. in Marine Geochemistry and is a Senior Engineer at the Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, where he currently serves for the Public Technology Service and Administration Center. Prof. LIU is mainly engaged in the management of big ocean data application and the research of ocean observation technology. He earned a Bachelor’s degree from China University of Geosciences in 2001. From September 2001 to July 2007, he pursued a Master’s and later a Ph.D. at the Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Starting from 2007, Prof. LIU chaired or participated in over 10 research projects, including the CAS Informatization Special Program, Innovation Program, NSFC Programs and so forth. He joined the “Haiyang-4” scientific survey ship in investigating polymetallic nodules and crusts in the Middle Pacific seamount area and later served as Chief Assistant in China’s first investigation of hydrothermal activities in the East Pacific Rise performed by the “Dayang-1” scientific survey ship, as well as Chief Assistant of the Atlantic segment during China’s first global scientific investigation. Prof. LIU has successfully constructed the Yellow Sea and the East China Sea Marine Observation Buoy Station of the CAS Off-shore Marine Observation and Research Network. He has accumulated rich experience in marine observation technology, and published over 20 academic papers.