Dr. Chein-Way Hwang

Speech TitleGlobal detection of surface changes by satellite altimetry: from land subsidence to climate change

Present position
Chair professor, National Chiao Tung University
National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan.
E-mail: cheinway@mail.nctu.edu.tw

BS, Dept of Surveying Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, June 1984.
MS, Dept of Geodetic Science, The Ohio State University, USA, August 1989. 
PhD, Dept of Geodetic Science, The Ohio State University, USA, December 1991.

Academic Experience 
Professor, Dept of Civil Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, 1997-present.
Chair professor, National Chiao Tung University, 2009-present.
Yangtze River Chair Professor, Wuhan University, China, 2011-present.
Adjunct Professor, Institute of Hydrological and Oceanic Sciences, National Central University, 2007-present. 
Adjunct Research Fellow, Institute of Earth Science, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, 2012-present.

Research interests 
Satellite geodesy, gravimetry, earth sciences.

Honors and Awards
Outstanding Research Award(國科會傑出研究獎), 1998, 2000, 2002 (three times).
Distinguished Research Award (國科會特約研究獎), 2006-2008, 2008-2011.
Outstanding Professor Award (傑出工程教授獎), 中國工程師學會, 2005.
Outstanding Scholar Award (財團法人傑出人才獎座), 2007-2012, 2012-2015.
Convener, Division of Civil and Hydraulic Engineering, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan (科技部工程司土木水利工程學門召集人), 2015.1-2017.12.