Lai, Kuang-Yin   Postdoctoral Fellow


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Specialty: Tectonic Geomorphology, Seismotectonics, Remote Sensing Geology





Ph.D.  Department of Geosciences, National Taiwan University, 2010

M.S.   Department of Geosciences, National Taiwan University, 2002

B.S.    Department of Geology, National Taiwan University, 1998



Postdoctoral Fellow       Institute of Earth Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taiwan  Aug. 2010 – present

Visitor in Geology          Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology, USA  Dec. 2007 – Aug. 2008

Teaching Assistant          Department of Geosciences, National Taiwan University, Taiwan  Aug. 2002 – Jul. 2003



Ÿ             SCI paper

1.       Kuo, Y.T., Ayoub, F., Leprince, S., Chen, Y.G., Avouac, J.P., Shyu, J.B.H., Lai, K.Y., Kuo, Y.J. (2014) Coseismic thrusting and folding in the 1999 Mw 7.6 Chi-Chi Earthquake: A high resolution approach by aerial photos taken from Tsaotun, Cnetral Taiwan. J. Geophys. Res., 119, doi:10.1002/2013JB010308. (SCI)

2.       Lai, K.Y., Chen, Y.G., Lam, D.D. (2012) Plocene-to-present morphotectonics of the Dien Bien Phu fault, northwest Vietnam. Geomorphology, 173-174, 52-68, doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2012.05.26. (SCI)

3.       Lai, K.Y., Chen, Y.G., Wu, Y.M., Avouac, J-P., Kuo, Y.T., Wang, Y., Chang, C.H., Lin, K.C. (2009) The 2005 Ilan earthquake doublet and seismic crisis in northeastern Taiwan: evidence for dike intrusion associated with on-land propagation of the Okinawa Trough. Geophys. J. Int., 179, 678-686, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04307.x (SCI)

4.       Chen, Y.G., Hung, J.H., Lai, K.Y., Lin, Y.N., Wilscox, T., Mueller, K. (2007) River terrace development in response to folding above active wedge thrusts in Houli, central Taiwan. J. Asian Earth Sci., doi:10.1016/j.jseaes. 2006.07.023. (SCI)

5.       Chen,Y.G., Lai, K.Y., Lee, Y.H., Suppe, J., Chen, W.S., Lin, Y.N., Wang, Y., Hung, J.H., Kuo, Y.T. (2007) Coseismic fold scarps and their kinematic behavior in the 1999 Chi-Chi earthquake Taiwan. J. Geophys. Res., 112, B03S02, doi:10.1029/2006JB004388. (SCI)

6.       Lai, K.Y., Chen, Y.G., Chung, L.H., Lam, D.D. (2006) Active tectonics and Quaternary basin formation along the Dien Bien Phu fault zone, northwestern Vietnam. J. Geology (Hanoi), Series B, 27, 49-57.

7.       Lai, K.Y., Chen, Y.G., Hung, J.H., Suppe, J., Yue, L.F., Chen, Y.W. (2006) Surface deformation related to kink-folding above an active fault: Evidence from geomorphic features and coseismic slips. Quat. Intl., 147, 44-54. (SCI)