Prof. & Dr. Xiuming Wang

Chief Scientist  in  Institute of Acoustics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IACAS)

Adjunct Prof. in School of Physics Sciences at University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS)

Director of Beijing Engineering Research Center for Deep Drilling Exploration(BERCDE) 


Telephone: 010-82547789 

Physical address:

21 4th Northwestern Ring Road

Institute of Acoustics in Chinese Academy of Sciences 

Beijing 100190

PR. China

Research Areas

Elastodynamics and Solid Acoustics: 

Elastodynamical theories and applications

Elastic wave propagation in multiphase porous inhomogeneous media, ultrasonics, and ultrasonic imaging.

Computational Acoustics: 

Elastic/Acoustic wave numerical modeling using finite-difference, finite element, pseudo-spectral, and spectral element methods.

Borehole Geophysics and Deep Drilling Exploration: 

Borehole acoustic logging, electric logging, and nuclei logging, petrophysics.

Covariance Physics: The Theory of General Relativity, Gauge Theory.


  • 1991-1995, PhD, University of  Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS), China.

  • 1984-1987, Master Degree, China National Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration & Development (RIPED), China.

  • 1980-1984 Bachelor Degree, China University of Petroleum (CUP), China. 


  1. 2021-present, Chief Scientist in IACAS, China.

  2. 2017-present, Professor & Director of Beijing Engineering Research Center for Deep Drilling Exploration and Measurement (RCDEM) in IACAS, China. 

  3. 2016-present, Professor in the School of Physics Sciences at UCAS, China.

  4. 2015-2021, Professor & Director of Research Center for Ultrasonics and Technologies (RCUT) in IACAS, China.

  5. 2006 –2015, Professor & Director of Ultrasonic Physics and Exploration Laboratory, IACAS, and Chairman of Academic Committee of IACAS (2010-2015), China.

  6. 1999 - 2006, Scientist, Senior Scientist, and Principal Scientist in Geophysics in CSIRO Petroleum, Australia, during which I worked with ICTP for about half a year as a visiting scholar supported by a TRILL program in Italy.

  7. 1998 - 1999, Visiting Scholar & Post-doc at Stanford University, USA.

  8. 1987 - 1999, Assistant Professor (1989), Associate Professor & Deputy Director of School of Geosciences (1991), full faculty Professor of Geosciences (1996), and Deputy Director of Science and Research Management Department (1997) at Northeast Petroleum University (NPU), China.

Professional Activities

1.      2023-2025, Chair of International Congress on Ultrasonics.

2.      2019-2023, President of International Congress on Ultrasonics (ICU), and the Organizer of 2023 ICU Beijing. 2023-present, Chair of the International Congress on Ultrasonics.

3.      2017-present, Permanent ICU Board Member.

4.      2021-present, Associate Editor, ASME Open Journal of Engineering.

5.      2019, Co-Chairman of the 14th International Conference on Theoretical and Computational Acoustics (ICTCA), China.

6.      2017-present, Chairman of Key Lab of Modern Acoustics of National Education Mistry of China at Nanjing University

7.      2017-present, Director of the International Communication Committee & General Standing Committee member of the Acoustical Society of China (ASC).

8.      2018-present, Founder & Chair of Borehole Geophysics Committee in the Geophysical Society of China

9.      2014-present, Chairman of NDT Acoustics Committee in the Acoustical Society of China.

10.    2014-present, Committee Member of China National Technical Standardization of Acoustics.

11.   2010-present, Founder& Chairman of Organizing & Scientific Committees of the Annual China National Symposium on Reservoir Acoustics & Deep Drilling Exploration Technology Frontiers (RA&DETF).

12.   2019, Plenary Speaker at the 46th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation (2019 QNDE), USA.

13.   2012, Plenary Speaker at the Acoustics 2012 International Conference of Acoustics, Hong Kong.

14.   2009, Plenary Speaker at the 10th Western Pacific Acoustics Conference, China.

15.   2018, Plenary Speakers at China National Acoustics Conference, Shenzhen, China.

16.   2012-present, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Applied Acoustics.

17.   2013-present, Deputy Editor in Chief, C. J. of Acoustics.

18.   2019-present, Board Member of Chinese Science Bulletin

19.   2007-2021, Chairman of MS & Ph.D. final Defense Academic Committee in IACAS

20.   2019,2020, Chairman of Ph.D. final Defense Academic Committee at UPC

Teaching Experience

Solid Acoustics for graduate students at UCAS;

Computational Acoustics for graduate students at UCAS;

Principle of Applied Geophysics for undergraduate students at NPU;

Elastodynamics  in Applied Geophysics at NPU;

Principle of Nuclear Well Logging at NPU.




Lin Liu, Xiumei Zhang, Xiuming Wang, Xiao He, and Hao Chen, 2023, Component wave calculation and analysis of the acoustic field in a borehole within a three‑phase porous medium: Scientific Report,

Xiuming Wang, and Yinqiu Zhou, 2023, Research on elastodynamic theory based on the framework of energy conservation: Acta Phys. Sin.72(7): 074501,doi: 10.7498/aps.72.20212272

Yinqiu Zhou, Xiumei Zhang, Lin Liu, Tingting Liu, and Xiuming Wang, 2022, Formulations of the elastodynamic equations in anisotropic and multiphasic porous media from the principle of energy conservation: Progress of Theoretical and Experimental Physics, Volume 2022, Issue 12, 123A01,

Yinqiu Zhou, Xiuming Wang, 2022, A methodology for formulating dynamical equations in analytical mechanics based on the principle of energy conservation: JOURNAL OF PHYSICS COMMUNICATIONS, 6(3),

Wave propagation in soft solid-filled porous media, Chinese Physics (in Chinese), 2022, 71 (9), the third author.

Confirmation and Perfection of Carcione–Leclaire Three-Phase Theory, Journal of Theoretical and Computational Acoustics,2022,  the third author.

Q-compensated viscoelastic reverse time migration in crosswell seismic imaging, Journal of Geophysics and Engineering, 2022, the third author.

Radial profiling of near-borehole formation velocities by a stepwise inversion of acoustic well logging data, JOURNAL OF PETROLEUM SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING, 2021, the thrid author.

Studies on a Piezoelectric Cylindrical Transducer for Borehole Dipole Acoustic Measurements, APPLIED SCIENCES-BASEL, 2021, the third author.

Theoretical analysis numerical simulation of acoustic waves in gas hydrate-bearing sediments, Theoretical analysis and numerical simulation of acoustic waves in gas hydrate-bearing sediments, CHINESE PHYSICS B, 2021, 

Wave Propagation Characteristics in Gas Hydrate-Bearing Sediments and Estimation of Hydrate Saturation, ENERGIES, 2021, the third author.

The effects of tool eccentricity on individual P and S head waves in monopole acoustic LWD, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICS AND ENGINEERING, 2021, the third author.

Theory and application of multicomponent azimuthal remote exploration acoustic logging, C. J. Applied Acoust. (In Chinese), 2020, the seventh author.

A Hydrodynamic Model for Measuring Fluid Density and Viscosity by Using Quartz Tuning Forks, SENSORS, 2020, the third author.

井外溶洞储层的偶极横波反射特征研究, Study on dipole shear wave reflection characteristics of out-well karst cave reservoir, 应用声学, 2020, 第 7 作者

VTI地层井孔模式波理论频散计算时伪极点的影响, Effect of pseudo-poles on the theoretical dispersion calculation of borehole mode waves in VTI formation, 地球物理学进展, 2020, 第 3 作者

Reflection signals and wellbore scattering waves in acoustic logging while drilling, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICS AND ENGINEERING, 2020, 

Numerical simulations of acoustic isolators in monopole acoustic logging while drilling based on phononic crystal structures, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICS AND ENGINEERING, 2020, the third author.

复合圆环弯曲振动四极子模态分析, 声学学报, 2020, 第 5 作者

Monopole collar wave characteristics for acoustic logging while drilling in fast formations in the frequency and spatial domains, WAVE MOTION, 2019, 第 4 作者

3D numerical simulations of the acoustic radiations excited by an arcuate source in a cased wellbore, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICS AND ENGINEERING, 2019, 



Inversion of anisotropy in a TTI stratum using quadrupole acoustic LWD and multimode acquisition, CHINESE JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICS-CHINESE EDITION, 2018, 

脉冲压缩在偶极远探测测井中的应用研究, 2018, 第 4 作者Influence of mode conversions in the skull on transcranial focused ultrasound and temperature fields utilizing the wave field separation method: A numerical study, 中国物理B:英文版, 2018, 第 4 作者

A systematic analysis of correlation-based seismic location methods, GEOPHYSICAL JOURNAL INTERNATIONAL, 2018, 第 4 作者

Influence of mode conversions in the skull on transcranial focused ultrasound and temperature fields utilizing the wave field separation method: A numerical study, CHINESE PHYSICS B, 2018, 

Research on Investigation Characteristic of Multicomponent Induction Logging in Mineral Logging, TECHNOLOGY AND APPLICATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND ENGINEERING GEOPHYSICS, 2017, 

反射声波测井波场分离方法研究, Reserch on Improved Wave Seperation Method for Single-well Imaging, 测井技术, 2017, 第 5 作者

Theoretical simulations of wave field variation excited by a monopole within collar for acoustic logging while drilling, WAVE MOTION, 2017, 

时间反转方法用于高强度聚焦超声的焦点偏移补偿, Focus-shift compensation in high intensity focused ultrasound using the time reversal method, 声学学报, 2017, 第 5 作者

Mode analysis of trilaminar bender bar transducers using an approximation method, ACOUSTICAL PHYSICS, 2017, 第 6 作者

Generalized collar waves in acoustic logging while drilling, Generalized collar waves in acoustic logging while drilling, 中国物理B:英文版, 2016, 

Reply to "Comment on ‘A numerical investigation of the acoustic mode waves in a deviated borehole penetrating a transversely isotropic formation’ ", SCIENCE CHINA-PHYSICS MECHANICS & ASTRONOMY, 2016, 

Backward waves with double zero-group-velocity points in a liquid-filled pipe, JOURNAL OF THE ACOUSTICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA, 2016, 第 4 作者

Generalized collar waves in acoustic logging while drilling, CHINESE PHYSICS B, 2016, 

Phase Relation of Harmonics in Nonlinear Focused Ultrasound, Phase Relation of Harmonics in Nonlinear Focused Ultrasound, 中国物理快报:英文版, 2016, 第 6 作者

Leaky modes and the first arrivals in cased boreholes with poorly bonded conditions, SCIENCE CHINA-PHYSICS MECHANICS & ASTRONOMY, 2016, 

Phase Relation of Harmonics in Nonlinear Focused Ultrasound, Phase Relation of Harmonics in Nonlinear Focused Ultrasound, CHINESE PHYSICS LETTERS, 2016, 

Optimization Design for the Sandwich Piezoelectric Transmitters in Acoustic Logging, CHINESE PHYSICS LETTERS, 2016, 

A numerical investigation of the acoustic mode waves in a deviated borehole penetrating a transversely isotropic formation, SCIENCE CHINA-PHYSICS MECHANICS & ASTRONOMY, 2015, 

Characteristics of group velocities of backward waves in a hollow cylinder, JOURNAL OF THE ACOUSTICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA, 2014, 第 4 作者

Optimization of the Monopole Acoustic Transducer for Logging-while-Drilling, CHINESE PHYSICS LETTERS, 2014, 

Optimization of the Monopole Acoustic Transducer for Logging-while-Drilling, Optimization of the Monopole Acoustic Transducer for Logging-while-Drilling, 中国物理快报:英文版, 2014, 第 3 作者


外表面应力自由的充液有限壁厚井孔中的声场及其频散曲线的“平台”特征, Wavefield in a fluid-filled cylindrical shell with outside traction-free boundary conditions and its "plateau" characteristics in dispersion curves, 声学学报, 2012, 第 4 作者

声波测井中的物理问题, Physical problems in acoustic logging, 物理, 2011, 第 1 作者

 气液两相介质含气率检测的瞬态共振声谱法, Science in China Series G, 2010, 第 2 作者

 一种气液两相介质含气率检测的瞬态共振声谱法, 中国科学G, 2010, 第 2 作者

未饱和孔隙介质的声场响应, 中国科学:物理学、力学、天文学, 2010, 第 2 作者

一种利用共振声谱法检测多相流体中气体含量的新方法, Applied Geophysics, 2010, 第 2 作者

Acoustic response characteristics of unsaturated porous media, SCIENCE CHINA-PHYSICS MECHANICS & ASTRONOMY, 2010, 

地层孔隙压力的地球物理响应特征分析——以澳大利亚西北大陆架卡拉汶盆地超压地层为例, Geophysical response characteristics analysis of formation pore pressure: case study on overpressure formation in Kalawen Basin of Australia Northwest continental shelf, 石油物探, 2010, 第 4 作者

A transient method for measuring the gas volume fraction in a mixed gas-liquid flow using acoustic resonance spectroscopy, SCIENCE CHINA-PHYSICS MECHANICS & ASTRONOMY, 2010, 

充液井孔中偶极子源激发的模式和分波, 中国科学:G辑, 2009, 第 3 作者

Acoustic mode waves and individual arrivals excited by a dipole source in fluid-filled boreholes, SCIENCE IN CHINA SERIES G-PHYSICS MECHANICS & ASTRONOMY, 2009, 

泄漏模式及其对偶极源井孔声场中纵波头波的影响, 中国科学:G辑, 2009, 第 3 作者

Leaky modes and their contributions to the compressional head wave in a borehole excited by a dipole source, SCIENCE IN CHINA SERIES G-PHYSICS MECHANICS & ASTRONOMY, 2009, 

Acoustic mode waves and individual arrivals excited by a dipole source in fluid-filled boreholes, SCIENCE IN CHINA SERIES G-PHYSICS MECHANICS & ASTRONOMY, 2009, 

充液井孔中偶极子源激发的模式和分波, 中国科学:G辑, 2009, 第 3 作者

水泥密度和套管尺寸对油井套管波的影响, The effects of cement density and casing dimension on casing waves in oil wells, 声学学报, 2008, 第 2 作者

利用时间分解的交错网格差分法模拟两相流体饱和孔隙介质中的声波传播, 中国科学:G辑, 2008, 第 2 作者

偶极源井孔声场中纵横波的计算及分析, Numerical Simulation and Analysis on The Compressional and Shear Wave Excited by A Dipole Source in Borehole, 测井技术, 2008, 第 3 作者

利用时间分解的交错网格差分法模拟两相流体饱和孔隙介质中的声波传播, 中国科学:G辑, 2008, 第 2 作者

Acoustic wave propagation simulation in a poroelastic medium saturated by two immiscible fluids using a staggered finite-difference with a time partition method, SCIENCE IN CHINA SERIES G-PHYSICS MECHANICS & ASTRONOMY, 2008, 

利用谱元法计算弹性波场的若干理论问题, 中国科学:G辑, 2007, 第 1 作者

套管井声波测井中首波幅度衰减研究, Study of Numerical Simulation on Amplitude Attenuation of First Arrivals in Cased-hole Acoustic Logging, 测井技术, 2007, 第 2 作者

圆柱形共振腔体内岩石小样品引起的共振声谱偏移的实验研究, 中国科学:G辑, 2007, 第 2 作者

Some theoretical aspects of elastic wave modeling with a recently developed spectral element method, SCIENCE IN CHINA SERIES G-PHYSICS MECHANICS & ASTRONOMY, 2007, 

气体引起圆柱谐振腔共振频率偏移的数值模拟, Numerical simulation of resonant frequency shift of a cylindrical cavity caused by gas content, 大庆石油学院学报, 2007, 第 2 作者

Experimental studies on perturbed acoustic resonant spectroscopy by a small rock sample in a cylindrical cavity, SCIENCE IN CHINA SERIES G-PHYSICS MECHANICS & ASTRONOMY, 2006, 第 2 作者.


应用地球物理方法原理, Principles of Applied Geophysics, 石油工业出版社, 2000-08, 第 1 作者

井孔中的声场与波, Acoustic Wavefield and Waves in a Borehole, 科学出版社, 2005-07, 第 2 作者

Research Interests

Physics Sciences:

Mechanics & Mechanical engineering

Continuum Mechanics & Elastodynamics in complex meida 

Electrodynamics and Its Application in Exploration  

Nuclear Physics


Geophysics & Deep Drilling Exploration

Information Processing & Physical imaging 



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