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geophysicist

Jeen-Hwa Wang, Chinese geophysicist. Recipient Excellent Research award, National Science Council, Taiwan, 1987, 1989, 1993, Outstanding Research award, 1994-1995, 2000-2001, Tin-In Ma Young Scientist medal, Geological Society China, Taiwan, 1988. Member of Seismological Society of America, Geological Society Taipei, Chinese Geophysical Society, Taiwan (director 1990), Asia and Oceania Geosciences Society, American Geophysical Union.

Background

Wang, Jeen-Hwa was born on November 12, 1950 in Taiwan.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Physics, National Central University, Jhongli, Taiwan, 1972. Master of Science in Geophysics, National Central University, Jhongli, Taiwan, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy in Geological Sciences, State University of New York, Binghamton, 1982.

Career

Instructor Lien-Ho Junior College of Technology, Miao-Li, Taiwan, 1976—1977. Geophysicist Western Geophysical Company, Houston, 1981—1982. Associate research fellow Academia Sinica Institute Earth Sciences, Taipei, Taiwan, 1982—1988, research fellow, since 1988.

Part-time associate professor seismology National Central University Graduate Institute Geophysics, Jhongli, Taiwan, 1982—1987, part-time professor, 1990—2002. Part-time associate professor seismology National Taiwan University Graduate Institute Oceanography and Graduate Institute Geology, Taipei, 1983—1989. Visiting researcher University Tokyo Earthquake Research Institute, 1985.

Chairman committee on studies of seismic wave propagation and strong ground motions Division Natural Sciences and Mathematics National Science Council, Taiwan, 1986—1989, member panel on earth science Division Natural Sciences and Mathematics, 1999, chairman committee on inter-ministry science and technical progressive for earthquake and active-fault research, 1999—2005. Adjunct professor seismology National Central University Graduate Institute Geophysics, 1989—1990, National Chung-Cheng University Graduate Institute Seismology, Chia-Yi, Taiwan, 1996—1997. Visiting scholar University of California at Los Angeles Institute Geophysics and Planetary Physics, 1990—1992.

Membership

Member of Seismological Society of America, Geological Society Taipei, Chinese Geophysical Society, Taiwan (director 1990), Asia and Oceania Geosciences Society, American Geophysical Union.

Connections

Married; 1 child.