Dr. Zhiqiang Liu’s main research is in the area of general circulation and dynamics of the interactive basin-slope-shelf-estuary circulations in China Seas and their multiple-scale variabilities by integrating field observations and numerical models. Dr. Liu has published 8 peer-viewed SCI journal papers, which has been cited over 70 times.
2013-----Ph.D. in Marine Environmental Science, Division of Environment and Sustainability, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
2009-----M.Sc. in Physical Oceanography, Second Institute of Oceanography. State Oceanic Administration, Hang Zhou, PRC
2006-----B.Sc. in Marine Management, Ocean University of China, Qing Dao, PRC
2019-Present-Assistant Professor, Department of Ocean Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China
2017-2018-----Research Assistant Professor, Division of Environment and Sustainability, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
2015-2017-----Research Associate, Division of Environment and Sustainability, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
2013-2015-----Postdoctoral Fellow, Division of Environment and Sustainability, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Liu, Z., and Gan, J., 2012. Variability of the Kuroshio in the East China Sea derived from satellite altimetry data. Deep-Sea Res Pt I 59, 25-36.
Liu, Z., and Gan, J., 2014. Modeling Study of Variable Upwelling Circulation in the East China Sea: Response to a Coastal Promontory. Journal of Physical Oceanography 44, 1078-1094.
Liu, Z., and Gan, J., 2015. Upwelling induced by the frictional stress curl and vertical squeezing of the vortex tube over a submerged valley in the East China Sea, J. Geophys. Res. (Oceans), 120 (4), 2571-2587, doi:10.1002/2015JC010715.
Liu, Z., and Gan, J., 2016. Open boundary conditions for tidally and subtidally forced circulation in a limited-area coastal model using the Regional Ocean Modeling System (ROMS), J. Geophys. Res (Oceans), 121 (8), 6184-6203, doi:10.1002/2016JC011975.
Gan J., Z. Liu and L. Liang, 2016. Numerical modeling of intrinsically and extrinsically forced seasonal circulation in the China Seas: A kinematic study, J. Geophys. Res. (Oceans), 121 (7), 4697-4715, doi: 10.1002/2016JC011800.
Gan, J., Z. Liu and C. Hui, 2016. A three-layer alternating spinning circulation in the South China Sea, J. Phys. Oceanogr. doi:10.1175/JPO-D-16-0044.
Liu, Z., and Gan, J., 2017. Three-dimensional pathways of water masses in the South China Sea: A modeling study. J. Geophys. Res. (Oceans), 122 (7), 6039-6054, doi: 10.1002/2016JC012511.
Liu, Z., J. Gan, and X. Wu, 2018. Coupled summer circulation and dynamics between a bay and the adjacent shelf around Hong Kong: observational and modeling studies. J. Geophys. Res. (Oceans), doi:10.1029/2018JC013830.
Liu, Z., and Gan, J., 2019. A modeling study of estuarine-shelf circulation using a composite tidal and subtidal open boundary condition, Ocean Modelling (under review).
Wang, X. L., J. Zhang, X. Y. Zhao, Z. Z. Chen, Y. P. Ying, Z. Y. Li, D. F. Xu, Z. Q. Liu, and M. Zhou, 2019, Vertical distribution and diel migration of mesopelagic fishes on the northern slope of the South China sea, Deep-Sea Res Pt Ii, 167, 128-141, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2019.05.009.