Zheng Bing Wang


Professor of Morphodynamics of Estuaries and Tidal Lagoons

Department:

Hydraulic Engineering

Section:

Coastal Engineering

Chair:

Morphodynamics of Estuaries and Tidal Lagoons

Contact

Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences
Building 23
Stevinweg 1 / PO box 5048
2628 CN Delft / 2600 GA Delft

Room number: 3.79
Phone: +31 6 31991800
E-mail: z.b.wang@remove-this.tudelft.nl
Availability: Monday

Secretary: Inge van Rooij

Secondary employment

Prof.dr.ir. Z.B. (Zheng Bing) Wang

Profile

Zheng Bing Wang is part-time professor Morphodynamics of Estuaries and Tidal Lagoons in the Coastal Engineering section. He is also a senior specialist / expert advisor at Deltares, Unit Coastal Systems, Department of Applied Morphodynamics. He serves also as

  • Associate editor for the International Journal of Sediment Research.
  • Member of Scientific Advisory Board of the Wadden Academy.
  • Member International Consultation Board of SKLEC (State Key Laboratory of Estuarine and Coastal Research, China).

Research

Prof. Wang acts as:

  • PI of the KNAW-project “Effects of human activities on the eco-morphological evolution of rivers and estuaries”, Programme Strategic Scientific Alliances between China and the Netherlands.
  • PI of the NWO-project “Fate or future of intertidal flats in estuaries and tidal lagoons – Effects of Climate change and anthropogenic activities”, Sino-Dutch Joint Scientific Thematic Research Programme.
  • PI of the Wadden Academy project “Morphodynamics of the Wadden Sea”.
  • PI of the STW-project SEAWAD (SEdiment supply At the WAdden Sea ebb-tidal Delta), STW-Water programme.
  • Co-PI of the NWO-project EMERGO-Eco-morphological functioning and management of tidal flats, NWO-Building with Nature programme.

Educational activities

  • MSc course: CIE4309 – Coastal Dynamics 2

Key publications

  • Z.B. Wang, D.S. Van Maren, P.X. Ding, S.L. Yang, B.C. Van Prooijen, P.L.M. De Vet, J.C. Winterwerp, H.J. De Vriend, M.J.F. Stive, Q. He, 2015, Human impacts on morphodynamic thresholds in estuarine systems, Continental Shelf Research, DOI: 10.1016/j.csr.2015.08.009.
  • Zheng Bing Wang, Johan C. Winterwerp & Qing He, 2014, Interaction between suspended sediment and tidal amplification in the Guadalquivir Estuary, Ocean Dynamics, (2014) 64:1487-1498, DOI 10.1007/s10236-014-0758-x.
  • Wang Z.B., Vroom J., Van Prooijen B.C., Labeur R.J., Stive M.J.F., 2013, Movement of tidal watersheds in the Wadden Sea and its consequences on the morphological development, International Journal of Sediment Research, Vol. 28, No. 2, 2013, pp. 162–171.
  • Z.B. Wang, P. Hoekstra, H. Burchard, H. Ridderinkhof, H.E. De Swart, M.J.F. Stive, 2012, Morphodynamics of the Wadden Sea and its Barrier Island System, Ocean & Coastal Management 68 (2012) 39-57, doi:10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2011.12.022.
  • Z.B. Wang, I.H. Townend, 2012, Influence of the nodal tide on the morphological response of estuaries, Marine Geology 291-294 (2012) 73–82, doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2011.11.007.
  • Z.B. Wang, C. Jeuken, H. Gerritsen, H.J. de Vriend, B.A. Kornman, Morphology and asymmetry of vertical tide in the Westerschelde Estuary, Continental Shelf Research, Volume/Issue 22/17 pp. 2599-2609.
  • Wang, Z.B., Louters, T., and De Vriend, H.J., 1995, Morphodynamic modelling of a tidal inlet in the Wadden Sea, Marine Geology 126 (1995) 289-300.
  • Wang, Z.B., Fokkink, R.J., De Vries, M., and Langerak, A., 1995, Stability of river bifurcations in 1D morphological models, Journal of Hydraulic Research, Vol. 33, No. 6,

More publications
Publications on Metis

Projects

SEAWAD

SEdiment supply At the WAdden Sea ebb-tidal Delta

EMERGO

Eco-morphological functioning and management of tidal flats

Other activities

  • Associate editor for the International Journal of Sediment Research.
  • Member of Scientific Advisory Board of the Wadden Academy.
  • Member International Consultation Board of SKLEC (State Key Laboratory of Estuarine and Coastal Research, China).
  • Yangtze Scholar Chair professor at East China Normal University, Shanghai, China.
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