Dr. Guoquan Wang is currently an assistant professor at the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping and the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Houston.
Wang earned his Ph.D in solid earth geophysics from the Institute of Geology, China Earthquake Administration.
He was an assistant professor of the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez from 2006 to August 2011. He and his colleagues established the Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands Real-Time High-Rate GPS Network, which has become an infrastructure for multi-hazards (e.g., earthquake, tsunami, hurricane, landslide, subsidence) study and structural health monitoring in the Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands region.
His most recent research interests focus on the applications of high-precision GPS and LIDAR technologies in geological hazards study.