Dr. Wang joined the Baylor faculty in August, 2003. Prior to coming to Baylor he taught at the State University of Rio de Janeiro (1996-2003), the National Observatory, Rio de Janeiro (1994 - 1996), and the State University of Sao Paulo at Campinas (1992 - 1994). He was a postdoctoral research fellow at the Universities of Crete and Ioannina from 1991 - 1992. He obtained his B.Sc. degree in Physics from Shandong Normal University at Liaocheng (currently Liaocheng University) and M. Sc. degree in theoretical physics from Northeast Normal University, before earning his Ph.D. in theoretical physics at University of Ioannina. He has traveled frequently throughout the world to work with colleagues, in particular Brazil, China, United Kingdom, and the United States.
Dr. Wang's research areas currently include the late cosmic acceleration of the universe, the hierarchy and cosmological constant problems, the early universe, the large-scale structure formation, CMB, brane cosmology in string/M theory, the Horava-Lifshitz theory of quantum gravity and its applications to cosmology and astrophysics, black holes, and their formation and thermodynamics.