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educator , geophysicist

Honn Kao, Chinese geophysicist, educator. Recipient Distinguished Youth medal, Chinese Government, 2001; fellow Summer, University Illinois, 1989, 1991-1993; grantee Research, 1992, National Science Council, 1997-1998, Research, 1994-1998.


Kao, Honn was born on August 27, 1963 in Keelung, Taiwan. Son of Chueh-Fei Kao and Yu-Hui Mao.


Bachelor of Science in Geophysics, National Central University, Taiwan, 1985. Master of Science in Geophysics, University Illinois, 1991. Doctor of Philosophy in Geophysics, University Illinois, 1993.


Teaching assistant University Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1987—1990, research assistant, 1991—1993. Assistant research fellow Institute Earth Sciences Academia Sinica, 1993—1996, associate research fellow, 1996—2001, research fellow, since 2001. Visiting scholar University P&M Curie, Paris, 1998—2001.

Invited visiting professor University Tokyo, 2000. Adjunct professor National Taiwan University, since 2001. Second lieutenant Chinese Army, 1985-1987.


Member of International Union Geodesy and Geophysics (committee member since 2000), Seismological Society of America, American Geophysical Union, Chinese Geophysical Society, Geological Society China, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Xi.


Married Shao-Ju Shan, February 14, 1988. 1 child Jason Yeong-Chyi.

Chueh-Fei Kao

Yu-Hui Mao

Shao-Ju Shan

Jason Yeong-Chyi Kao