The IODP-China Scientific Committee is composed of 20 experts from different institutions. The Scientific Committee is chaired by Professor Ding Zhongli from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and the deputy directors are Professor Chen Jun from Nanjing University, Professor Zhu Weilin and Professor Jian Zhimin from Tongji University. Professor Wang Pinxian was invited as Academic Advisor. Professor Liu Zhifei from Tongji University serves as the Academic Secretary of the Scientific Committee. The key responsibilities of the Scientific Committee are to provide decision-making consultation and propose the scientific projects for China's participation in IODP, to review Chinese scientific drilling proposals, to recommend Chinese representatives and scientists to participate in IODP expeditions and on IODP panels (e.g. SEP/EPSP), and to organize IODP workshops, outreach and education activities, etc.


Director Ding Zhongli
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Professor

Vice-director Chen Jun
Nanjing University, Professor

Vice-director Zhu Weilin
China National Offshore Oil Corporation, Professor

Vice-director Jian Zhimin
Tongji University, Professor

Academic Advisor Wang Pinxian
Tongji University, Professor

Committee Member Jin Zhenmin
China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), 

Committee Member Wang Chengshan
China University of Geosciences (Beijing), 

Committee Member Li Jiabiao
Second institute of oceanography, MNR, 

Committee Member Ding Kang
Institute of Deep-sea Science and Engineering, CAS, Professor

Committee Member Li Tiegang
First Institute of Oceanography, MNR, Professor

Committee Member Liu Yu
Earth Science Division of NSFC, Professor

Committee Member Pang Xiong
China National Offshore Oil Corporation, Shenzhen Branch, Professor

Committee Member Qiu Xuelin
South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, CAS, Professor

Committee Member Shao Zongze
Third Institute of Oceanography, MNR, Professor

Committee Member Shi Xuefa
First Institute of Oceanography, MNR, Professor

Committee Member Sun Weidong
Institute of Oceanology,CAS, Professor

Committee Member Wang Fengping
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Professor

Committee Member Xu Jingping
Southern University of Science and Technology, Professor

Committee Member Yang Shengxiong
Guangzhou Marine Geological Survey, Ministry of Land and ResourcesChief Engineer

Committee Member Zhang Haiqi
China Geological Survey, Professor

Committee Member Zhou Liping
Peking University, Professor