Currently, I'm a Research Assistant Professor in Ocean Observing and Modeling Group at North Carolina State University. My full CV is available here.


  • 2012-2016 Ph.D. in Physical Oceanography, North Carolina State University
  • 2007-2010 M.S. in Physical Oceanography, Second Institute of Oceanography
  • 2003-2007 B.S. in Mathematics, Ocean University of China

Work Experience

  • 2018-present Research Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University
  • 2016-2018 Postdoctoral Research Scholar, North Carolina State University
  • 2012-2016 Research Assistant, North Carolina State University
  • 2010-2012 Research Associate, Second Institute of Oceanography
  • 2007-2010 Research Assistant, Second Institute of Oceanography

Research Interests

  • Ocean Modeling and Dynamics
  • Machine Learning
  • Sediment Transport
  • Remote Sensing Application
  • Numerical Analysis

Contact Information

  • Email: xzengemail@gmail.com
  • Address: 2800 Faucette Dr., Jordan Hall 4133, Raleigh, NC 27607