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Principal Investigator
Yu-Chang Chan, Ph.D., Research Fellow/ Deputy Director

Academic Degrees 
Ph.D., Geology and Geophysics, University of Connecticut, U.S.A., 1998
M.S., Geology, National Taiwan University, R.O.C. (Taiwan), 1990
B.S., Geology, National Taiwan University, R.O.C. (Taiwan), 1988

Professional Experiences
Research Fellow/ Deputy Director, IES, Academia Sinica, 2018/1 -- present
Associate Research Fellow, IES, Academia Sinica, 2009 -- 2017
Secretary General, Geological Society, R.O.C. (Taiwan) (中華民國地質學會秘書長), 2009 -- 2013
Associate Professor, Taiwan International Graduate Program (TIGP), Academia Sinica (中央研究院國際研究生學程), 2009 -- present
Assistant Research Fellow, IES, Academia Sinica, 2002 -- 2008
Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow, National Taiwan University, 2002 
Postdoctoral Fellow, IES, Academia Sinica, 1998 -- 2001
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Yuan Ze University, Taoyuan, 2001 -- 2002
Teaching and Research Assistant, University of Connecticut, U.S.A., 1993 -- 1998

Academic Services/Honors
Member, Panel of International Collaboration in Natural Sciences and Sustainable Development, Ministry of Science and Technology (科技部自然司國際合作審議委員會), 2015 -- 2017
Member, Panel of Applied Science and Technology for Disaster Reduction Program, Executive Yuan, R.O.C. (Taiwan) (行政院災害防救應用科技方案), 2014 -- 2016
Member, Panel of Earth Sciences, Ministry of Science and Technology (科技部自然司地球科學審議委員會), 2012 -- 2014
Member, Board of Directors, Geological Society of R.O.C. (Taiwan), 2013 -- 2015
Managing Editor, Terrestrial Atmospheric Oceanic Sciences (TAO), 2012 -- 2015 
Session Convener, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 2009, 2010 and 2011
Session Convener, AOGS Annual Meeting, Taipei, Taiwan, 2011
Session Convener, WPGM Meeting, Taipei, Taiwan, 2010
Guest Editor, Special Issue on "Remote Sensing in Geology", Remote Sensing (MDPI), 2015
Guest Editor, Special Issue on "Fluid-Rock Interaction in the Bottom of the Inland Seismogenic Zone", Island Arc, 2010
Lead Guest Editor, Special Issue on "Potential Geohazards of the Taipei Metropolitan Area", Terrestrial Atmospheric Oceanic Sciences (TAO), 2010
Invited Speaker, AOGS Annual Meeting, Singapore, 2009
A Highlight of Significant Research Achievements of Academia Sinica, 2008
Invited Speaker at AGU on Airborne Laser Swath Mapping in Taiwan, 2005 

Research Fields
Structural Geology & Mountain Building Processes
Tectonic Geomorphology & Surface Processes
LiDAR Data Processing and Application Development
Landslide Characterizing, Monitoring and Modeling
Remote Sensing and GIS Applications in Geology and Natural Hazards