Dr Lijun Tang
Lijun joined SIRC as a staff member in February 2009. He completed his PhD study, funded by a SIRC-Nippon Foundation Fellowship, at SIRC in 2008. In 1996 he obtained his first degree in Nautical Studies and the second mate certificate after four years’ study at Shanghai Maritime University. He also holds an MSc in International Maritime Studies (Southampton Solent University). From 1996 to 2002, Lijun worked with COSCO, Qingdao, first as a seaman and then a junior officer on bulk ships.