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Speakers

Education

1978 B.S., Biology, Tunghai University, Taiwan

1981 M.S., Life Sciences, Indiana State University, Terre Haute

1988 M.S., Biostatistics, Harvard University, Boston

1988 Ph.D., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (mathematics minor), Indiana University, Bloomington. Dissertation Advisor: Dr. John M. Emlen                                                                                                                                             
 

Professional Experiences                                                                                                                                                

1980 - 81 Teaching Assistant, Indiana State University, Terre Haute

1982 - 87 Associate Instructor, Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington

1987 - 88 Statistical Analyst, Multipurpose Arthritis Center, Brigham and Women Hospital, Boston

1988 Teaching Assistant, Department of Biostatistics, School of Public of Health, Harvard University

1988 - 2006 Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National Sun Yat-Sen University

1997 - present Statistical Consultant, Chang Kung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung

2000 - 01 Visiting Scholar, Department of Biology, University of Chicago

2002 - 06 Visiting Research Associate, National Museum of Natural Science, Taichung

2006 - present Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National Sun Yat-Sen University
 

Teaching or Student Adviser Awards

1990 Best Student Adviser Award, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan.

1992 Distinguished Teaching Award, Ministry of Education, Taiwan

1994 Best Student Adviser Award, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

1995 Best Teacher Award, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

2005 Best Student Advisor Award, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

2006 Distinguished Teaching Award, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

2011 Teaching Excellence Award, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

2014 Teaching Excellence Award, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

 

Scholarly Activity

Editorial Board, Notes and Newsletter of Wildlifers, 1995 – present

Journal of Geriatric Cardiology, 2010 – present

World Journal of Hypertension, 2011 – present

Journal of Radiation Oncology and Research, 2011 – present

The Open Bioactive Compounds Journal, 2010- present Austin Radiology, 2014 - present

 

Reviewer for Journals

Asian Herpetological Research, Bulletin of Malacology, Chinese Bioscience, Endemic Species Research, Formosan Entomology, Pakistan Journal of Zoology, Research and Collection, Zoological Studies, Zoological Science;

Annals of Neurology, Atherosclerosis, Cardiology, Critical Care Medicine, European Journal of Pharmacology, Journal of Ophthalmology

 

Postgraduate Trainees

Graduated: 41 Mater students, 2 Doctoral students, and 4 Postdoctoral fellows

Current: 7 Master students, and 5 Doctoral students, 1 Postdoctoral fellow

 

Administrative Experiences

Director, Graduate Students, National Sun Yat-Sen University, 1993-95

Member, Committee on Environmental Impact Assessment, Kaohsiung City, 1994-1999

Director, Health and Hygiene Department, National Sun Yat-Sen University, 2003-2007

Chairperson, Department of Biological Sciences, National Sun Yat-Sen University, 2007-2010

Director, Center of Neuroscience Research, National Sun Yat-Sen University, 2008-2010

Director, Medical Science and Technology Center, National Sun Yat-Sen University, 2011-2014

Associate Dean, College of Science, National Sun Yat-Sen University, 2011-2014

Director, Multidisciplinary Science Research Center, National Sun Yat-Sen University, 2011-2014

Member, Committee on Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Protection Administration, 2013-present

 

NGO Experiences

Member, Board of Directors, Kaohsiung Wild Bird Society, Taiwan, 2002-2004

Chairman, Committee on Jacana Restoration Program, Wild Bird Federation Taiwan, 2003-2005

Member, Board of Directors, Wetlands Taiwan, Taiwan, 2005-2007

Member, Board of Directors, Kaohsiung Wild Bird Society, Taiwan, 2012-2013

 

Awards

Brekenridge Fellowship, 1983

Summer Research Fellowship, Biology Department, Indiana University, 1985

Distinguished Researcher Award for High Impact Research Papers, National Sun Yat-Sen University, 2009, 2011

Teaching and Research Award, National Sun Yat-Sen University, 2009-2010, 2010-2011

Award of Excellence in Analysis and Planning, An Emerging Natural Paradise – Aogu Wetland Forest Park Master Plan, The American Society of Landscape Architects, 2011

Outstanding Industrial Collaboration Award, National Sun Yat-Sen University, 2014

Industry-Academy-Research Blue-chip Teacher Award, National Sun Yat-Sen University, 2015

 

Professional Membership

The Ecological Society of America

The Biological Society of China

American Society of Mammalogists

The American Statistical Association

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