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researcher , Engineering educator

Gordon Tung-Chin Kung, Chinese engineering educator, researcher. Achievements include development of advanced testing equipment, novel KJHH and KSJH predictive models for excavation, strength-anisotropic soil model, variation of estimated probability of liquefaction and nonlinear optimization technique.

Background

Kung, Gordon Tung-Chin was born on April 23, 1973 in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. Son of Cheng-Shiang Kung and Yu-Shuang Chen.

Education

Degree, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, 1995. Degree, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, 1997. Doctor of Philosophy, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, 2003.

Career

Postdoctoral research fellow Department Construction Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, 2003—2004, Department Civil Engineering, Clemson University, South Carolina, 2004—2005, visiting assistant professor, 2006. Assistant research fellow Sustainable Environmental Research Center, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, since 2007. Referee Journal Geotechnical and Geoenviron.

Engineering, since 2006, Geotechnical Special Publication, American Society of Civil Engineers, since 2006, Sino-Geotechnics, since 2006, Computers and Geotechnics, since 2007. Vice president sino youth committee Sinotech. Foundation Research and Development Engineering Science and Technologies, Taipei, since 2007.

Alternate member council Taiwan Geo Technology Society, Taipei, since 2007. Adjunct assistant professor Aletheia University, Matou Township, Taiwan, 2007—2008. Committee member National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, since 2007.

Chair committee mitigating ground settlement hazard Environment Resource Management Research Center, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, since 2008.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of advanced testing equipment, novel KJHH and KSJH predictive models for excavation, strength-anisotropic soil model, variation of estimated probability of liquefaction and nonlinear optimization technique.

Membership

Master: Sinotech Youth Committee. Member: Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society, Taiwan Geotechnical Society, Chinese Institute Civil and Hydraulic Engineering, Professional Geotechnical Engineer Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Basketball, travel, swimming, reading, writing.

Connections

Married Ching-Hui Peng. Children: Ping-Yu, Brian P.

father:
Cheng-Shiang Kung

mother:
Yu-Shuang Chen

spouse:
Ching-Hui Peng

child:
Ping-Yu Kung

child:
Brian P. Kung