Monday, December 17, 2012

Vvn Weian Chao (趙韋安)
Ph. D., Landslide & Fluvial Seismologist
* Curriculum Vitae Last update: 03/21/2017

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Contact information
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Civil Engineering, National Chiao Tung University
R312, Engineering Building 2
No. 1001, Daxue Rd. East District, Hsinchu, 300, Taiwan
Phone: +886-3-5712121#54908

What's new:
- 2017.03.02 New paper accepted in Scientific Reports (Online landquake monitoring systemPDF Suppl)
- 2016.01.18 Received MOST Best Postdoctoral Paper Award
- 2015.12.07 New added landquake catalog in Download
- 2015.12.04 New paper accepted in Scientific Reports (Seismology-based landquake monitoring, PDF Suppl)
- 2015.08.01 Received project from Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST).
  Project title: Seismology-based real-time landslide monitoring system.
- 2015.02.06 Publication list & CV is updated.
- 2015.02.05 New paper online publication in Scientific Reports (Seismic monitoring of bedload transport, PDF Suppl)

Current Fields of interest:

Research focuses primarily on seismological monitoring of the surface processes (e.g., landslide, debris flow and river sediment transport). Focus is broadly defined as source mechanisms of earthquakes and landslides through predominantly seismic methods. Other research includes earthquake early warning (EEW), ambient noise analysis, and seismic and landslide hazard mitigation. While my focus is on fundamental research, most of my projects have direct ties to geohazards monitoring. Recent projects include:
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* Seismologically determined landslide location related to a paperwork:
A catalog: seismologically determined location of large-scale landslides in Taiwan from 2005-2012. Chang & Chao et al. (2015, AGU)
Seismologically determined landslide dynamic process related to two paperworks:
Seismology-based early identification of dam-formation landquake events. Chao et al. (2015, AGU)
Seismology-based real-time landslide monitoring system (RLMs). Chao et al.
Controlled dam-breaking experiments (CDF) in Landao River, Huisun Forest related to a paperwork:
Investigation of river seismic signal induced by sediment transport and water flow: Controlled dam breaking experiments (CDF). Chen & Chao et al. (2015, AGU)
Application of fluvial seismology related to a paperwork:
Fluvial seismology in Taiwan: a review from river sediment transport monitoring. Chao et al.