Wei-Jun Cai

Wei-Jun Cai

Associate Dean for Research and Mary A.S. Lighthipe Chair of Earth, Ocean, and Environment

Office Location
014 Lammot duPont
Street Address
Newark, DE 19716


  • School of Marine Science and Policy



  • Ph.D., Oceanography, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, 1992
  • M.S., Marine Science, Shandong College of Oceanography (now: Ocean University of China), Qingdao, China, 1985
  • B.S., Marine Science, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China, 1982


Research Interests

Marine chemistry; air-sea CO2 flux; carbon cycling in estuaries and coastal oceans; global changes; sensor development; acid-base and redox chemistry in aquatic environments.



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Curriculum Vitae

Cai CO2 Ocean Observation Laboratory (C.O.O.L.)

Fellow, American Geophysical Union, AGU  

Fellow, Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO)

Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Fellow, Geochemical Society (GS)/European Association of Geochemistry (EAG)