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geophysicist , researcher

Lin-gun Liu, Chinese geophysicist, researcher. Recipient awards International Center for Diffration Data, Pennsylvania, 1989, 90; named Grand Final Adjudicator, recipient Excellent and Outstanding Research awards in Earth science National Science Council, Taipei, 1991, 94; named new mineral after him, International Minerol. Association, 2005. 2nd lieutenant signal corps Taiwanese Army, 1965-1966. Member American Geophysical Union.


Liu, Lin-gun was born on September 27, 1941 in Shanghai. Son of Te-fai and King-yu C. (Chiang) Liu.


Bachelor of Science, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1965. Master of Science, University Rochester, New York, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University Rochester, New York, 1971.


Research associate University Rochester, 1970-1974. Senior research fellow California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1976-1977. Visiting professor Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1980-1981.

Distinguished research fellow Academy Sinica, Taipei, since 1993. Fellow Australian National University, Canberra, 1974-1990, senior fellow, 1990-1996. Retired, 1996

Member central advisory committee Academy Sinica, 1995-1998.

Member advisory committee Earth Science National Science Council, Teipei, 1996-1999. Australian representative to Ministry Geology and Energy Resources, Beijing, 1987. Member international advisory committee XIV International Conference on High Pressure Science and Technology, Boulder, Colorado, 1993.

Plenary lecturer XIth international conference Association International Research and Advancement of High Pressure Science and Technology, Kiev, Ukraine, 1987.


2nd lieutenant signal corps Taiwanese Army, 1965-1966. Member American Geophysical Union.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, sports, playing bridge and chess.


Married Maria Shew-jane Su. Children: Aileen Conchee, Bette Conling, Catherine Confay.

Te-fai Liu

King-yu C. (Chiang) Liu

Maria Shew-jane Su

Aileen Conchee Liu

Bette Conling Liu

Catherine Confay Liu