Research group

Group Awards/Honors:
2019  College Student Research Program fellowship from MOST
          -- Jen Chu
2018  2nd position poster competition award, IES summer program
          -- Jue-Ying Chen and Jen Chu
2018  MOST College Student Research Award
          -- Yu-Fang Hsu
2018  Outstanding student poster award, Geological and Geophysical Annual Meeting
          -- Yu-Fang Hsu
2017  3rd position poster competition award, IES summer program
          -- Yu-Fang Hsu, Huan-Chun Chen, and Chao-Yi Chen
2017  College Student Research Program fellowship from MOST
          -- En-Shih Wu



Current members:

Zhu Zhang

Postdoctoral Fellow

Institute of Earth Sciences, Academia Sinica


Research topic:  Imaging discontinuities beneath Taiwan orogen with teleseismic migration



Kuan-Fu Feng

PhD student

Department of Geosciences, National Taiwan University

co-advised with Yih-Min Wu


Research topic:  Detecting and monitoring temporal changes of the crust in seismic velocity


Long Ha Vinh

PhD student (TIGP program)

Institute of Earth Sciences, Academia Sinica

co-advised with Bor-Shouh Huang


Research topic:
Crustal seismic imaging of the northern Vietnam


Yuan-Yi Yen

Master student

Department of Earth Sciences, National Taiwan Normal University

co-advised with Kate Chen


Research topic:
Improving tremor locations in the southern Central Range, Taiwan



En-Shih Wu

Master student

Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University

co-advised with Justin Ko
Research topic:
Seismic imaging of Tatun volcano in northern Taiwan



Yu-Fang Hsu

Master student

Department of Geography, National Taiwan University

co-advised with Ray Chuang


Research topic:
Searching fluid flow in a prograde metamorphic mountain belt


Huan-Chun Chen

Master student

Department of Geosciences, National Taiwan University

Co-advised with Yih-Min Wu
Research topic:
Fault zone imaging of the Longitudinal Valley Fault in eastern Taiwan


Jen Chu

Undergraduate (College Student Research Program)

Department of Earth and Life Science, University of Taipei


Research topic:
Microseismic monitoring of Lantai landslide (northern Taiwan) using matched-filter technique


Hsi-An Chen

Research assistant

Institute of Earth Sciences, Academia Sinica


Research project:
Detecting and locating natural vibration sources in landslide areas




Technical partners:

Gary Tsai

Technician

Institute of Earth Sciences, Academia Sinica


Technical support:
High-performance computing management, website development



Hsin-Min Lee

Technician

Institute of Earth Sciences, Academia Sinica


Technical support:
Seismic network deployment and maintenance







IES summer program students:

2019  Environmental seismology: using ambient noise to detect temporal changes of volcanic structure

陳旖妮(中央大學地球科學系三年級)
林豊傑(台灣大學地理環境資源學系三年級)




2018  Decoding the vibrations from slow-moving deep-seated landslides

陳珏縈(中央大學地球科學系三年級) (海報比賽優等)
褚臻 (台北市立大學地生系二年級) (海報比賽優等)




2017  Subsurface fault structure unveiled by recent earthquakes in Taiwan

許毓芳 (台灣大學地理環境資源學系三年級) (海報比賽佳作)
陳奐鈞 (成功大學地球科學系三年級) (海報比賽佳作)
陳昭邑 (中央大學地球科學系三年級) (海報比賽佳作)





Graduates:

En-Shih Wu 
B.S., 2018 (College Student Research Program)
Department of Earth and Life Sciences, University of Taipei
Thesis topic: Investigating Moho properties with regional Pn waves in offshore eastern Taiwan

Yu-Fang Hsu  

B.S., 2018 (co-advised with Ray Chuang)

Department of Geography, National Taiwan University

Thesis topic: Seismogenic structure of 2016 ML6.4 Meinong earthquake


Visitors:

Chaninthon Rattanavechasit

Visiting student (DPST project), May-August 2019

Department of Physics and Materials Science, Chiang Mai University

Research topic: Monitoring temporal variations of deep-seated landslide body in seismic velocity


Rebecca Butcher  

Visiting student, July 2018 (UMD International Graduate Research Fellowship)

Department of Geology, University of Maryland

Research topic: Post-earthquake deformation and seismic hazard


Long Ha Vinh  

Summer intern, May-June 2017 (TIGP-IIP)

Institute of Geophysics, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology

Research topic: Local seismic tomography for crustal structure of the northern Vietnam


Alumni:


Jyh Cherng Jan

Short-term research assistant, February-March 2019

Institute of Earth Sciences, Academia Sinica

Research project: Realtime data transmission and display from remote landslide areas


Guan-Jie Chen

Undergraduate (co-advised with Yue-Gau Chen)

Department of Geosciences, National Taiwan University

Research topic: On 3-D thermal structure of active mountain building