Wei Wang

Prof. Wang Wei


Wang Wei(王伟)

Basic Information:

Prof. Wang Wei (Supervisor of Doctoral Program), male, born in 1966



Educational Background and working experiences:

Doctor of China University of Geosciences (2005),

visiting scholar of University of Queensland (2015-2016).

Curator of Natural History Museum of Guangxi (2006-2009),

Curator of Anthropology Museum of Guangxi(2009-2015, 2016-2018),

Professor and Ph. D Supervisor in Shan Dong University(Since 2018);

Executive member of Society of Vertebrate Paleontology of China,

Executive member of Chinese Museums Association,

Vice Chairman of Paleolithic Professional Committee of Chinese Archaeological Society.

Issued more than 40 theses:

1, Hou Yamei, Richard Potts, Yuan Baoyin, Guo Zhengtang, Alan Daeino, Wang Wei, Jennifer Clark, Xie Guangmao & Huang Weiwen. Mid-Pleistocence Acheulean-like stone technology of the Bose basin, South China. Science, 2000, 287: 1622-1626.

2, Wang Wei, Liu Jun, Hou Yamei, Si Xinqiang, Huang Weiwen, Lynne Schepartz and Sari Miller-Antonio.Panxian Dadong, South China: Establishing a Record of Middle Pleistocene Climate Changes. Asian Perspective, 2004, 43: 302-313.

3, Wang Wei, Richard Potts, Hou Yamei, Chen Yunfa, Wu Huaying, Yuan Baoyin & Huang Weiwen. Early Pleistocene hominid teeth recovered in Mohui cave in Bubing Basin, Guangxi, South China. Chinese Science Bulletin, 2005, 50 (23): 2777-2782.

4, Wang Wei, Mo Jinyou & Huang Zhitao. Recent discovery of handaxes associated with tektites in the Nanbanshan locality of the Damei site, Bose basin, Guangxi, south China. Chinese Science Bulletin, 2008, 53: 878-883.

5, Wang Wei, Richard Potts, Yuan Baoyin, Huang Weiwen,Chen Hai, Lawrence Edwards & Peter Ditchfield. Sequence of Mammalian Fossils, including Hominoid Teeth, from the Bubing Basin Caves, South China. Journal of Human Evolution, 2007, 52: 370-379.

6, Wei Wang. New discoveries of Gigantopithecus blacki teeth from Chuifeng cave in the Bubing basin, Guangxi, south China. Journal of Human Evolution, 2009,57: 229-240.

7, Shengmin Huang , Wei Wang, Christopher J. Bae, Guilin Xu, Kangti Liu. Recent Paleolithic Field Investigation in Bose Basin (Guangxi, China). Quaternary International, 2012, 281: 5-9.

8, Guilin Xu, Wei Wang, Christopher J. Bae, Shengmin Huang, Zhiming Mo. Spatial distribution of Paleolithic sites in Bose Basin, Guangxi, China. Quaternary International, 2012. 281: 10-13.

9, Wei Wang, Stephen J. Lycett, Noreen von Cramon-Taubadel, Jennie J.H. Jin, Christopher J. Bae. Comparison of handaxes from Bose Basin (China) and the western Acheulean indicates convergence of form, not cognitive differences. PLoS ONE. 2012, 7(4): e35804.

10, Wei Wang, Christopher J. Bae, Shengmin Huang, Xin Huang, Feng Tian, Jinyou Mo, Zhitao Huang, Chaolin Huang, Shaowen Xie, Dawei Li. Middle Pleistocene bifaces from Fengshudao (Bose Basin, Guangxi, China). Journal of Human Evolution. 2014, 69: 110-122.

11,Wei Wang, Wei Liao, Dawei Li, Feng Tian. Early Pleistocene Large Mammalian fauna associated with Gigantopithecus at Mohui cave, Bubing Basin, south China. Quaternary International. 2014, 354: 122-130.

12,Dawei Li, Wei Wang, Feng Tian, Wei Liao, Christopher J. Bae. The Oldest Bark Cloth Beater in Southern China (Dingmo, Bubing Basin, Guangxi). Quaternary International. 2014, 354: 184-189.

13,Wei Wang, Bea Christopher. How old are the Bose (Baise) Basin (Guangxi, southern China) bifaces? The Australasian tektites question revisited. Journal of Human Evolution. 2015, 80: 171-174.

14,Christopher Bae, Wei Wang, Jianxin Zhao, Shengming Huang, Feng Tian, Guanjun Shen. Modern human teeth from Late Pleistocene Luna Cave (Guangxi, China). Quaternary International. 2014 (12-15), 354: 184-189.

15,Wei Liao, Song Xing, Dawei Li, María Martinón-Torres, Xiujie Wu, Christophe Soligod, José, María Bermúdez de Castrod, Wei Wang, Wu Liu. Mosaic dental morphology in a terminal Pleistocene hominin from Dushan Cave (Southern China)-Supplementary Information. Scientific Report, 2019, Online.


《Fengshudao Paleolithic site from Bose Basin in Guangxi》(Science Press, 2014)

《Mohui cave site from early Pleistocene from Tiandong County, Guangxi》(Science Press, 2013)

Take charge:

One subject of The National Natural Science Foundation of China

Awards and honors:

In 2001, “Paleolithic stone artifacts from Bose Basin challenges ‘Movius line’ Theory” became one of “China’s Top 10 Events in Basic Research in 2000”;

In 2007, received special government allowance;

In 2007, became “Outstanding expert appointed by the Ministry of Culture”;

In 2007, selected as the national candidate of “Millions of Talent Projects”;

In 2007, Prof. Wang Wei’s doctoral dissertation was selected as “Excellent doctoral dissertations in Hubei Province”;

In 2010, became “Outstanding expert of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region”(the 7th Batch)

In 2012, nominated for “Top Ten National Outstanding Scientific and Technological Workers”;

In 2014, selected as “The 5th National Outstanding Professional and Technicians”;

In 2016, named as “Cultural Master and a member of “Four Batches” Talents Project”

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