National Physical Laboratory

Lian Sheng Wang

Current interests

Lian Wang

Dr Lian Sheng Wang has wide experience in underwater acoustics, ranging from: theoretical study, field experiment and data analysis, particularly in sound propagation; parametric array; underwater acoustic communication; synthetic aperture sonar; and target scattering. He is author and co-author of over 50 publications in journals such as JASA, IEEE Oceanic Engineering, and conference proceedings.


Lian Sheng graduated with a Bachelor's degree in 1982 and a Master's degree in 1985 from Harbin Engineering University, China. In 1986, he went to Bath University to study sound propagation in shallow water channels and was awarded a PhD in 1989 for his work.

After his PhD, Liang Sheng worked as a research officer at Bath University, then went to Birmingham University in 1990, working in the underwater acoustic group as a research fellow. He became a lecturer in 1996. Lian Sheng joined NATO Undersea Research Centre (formerly SACLANT Centre) in Italy as a senior scientist in 2000. He came back to the UK and worked at the Institute of Sound and Vibration Research in 2005, before joining NPL in 2010.

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Last Updated: 14 Jan 2014
Created: 27 Mar 2012


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