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Cheinway Hwang (黃金維)

Research Topic

Gravimetry, spatial statistics, hydrology

Contact

cheinway@mail.nctu.edu.tw

03-571-2121 #54937

Education

  • Postdoctoral researcher, Dept of Earth Sciences, Oxford University, UK, 12/1991- 9/1993, 6-9/1994.
  • PhD., Dept of Geodetic Science, Ohio State University, USA, December 1991.
  • MS, Dept of Geodetic Science, Ohio State University, USA, August 1989.
  • BS, Dept of Surveying Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, June 1984.

Academic Experience

  • Research Associate, Dept of Geodetic Science, The Ohio State University, 1987-1991.
  • Associate professor, Dept of Civil Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, 1993-1997.
  • 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.

Honors and Awards

  • Kaarina and Heiskanen Award, 1991.
  • NASA/JPL/CNES Certificate of Appreciation for contribution the TOPEX/POSEIDON three-year prime mission, 1996.
  • Best Paper Award for Young Scientists, International Association of Geodesy (IAG), 1999.
  • President, Geodetic Society of the Republic of China (GSROC), 2015.8-2018.8 (理事長,中華民國測地學會, 2015.8-2018.8)
  • Chairman of Special Study Group 2.3, “Coastal applications of satellite altimetry”. 2003-2007, IAG.
  • 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.
  • Outstanding Scholar Award (財團法人傑出人才獎座), 2007-2012, 2012-2015.
  • Outstanding Professor Award (傑出工程教授獎), 中國工程師學會, 2005.
  • Distinguished Research Award (國科會特約研究獎), 2006-2008, 2008-2011.
  • Outstanding Research Award(國科會傑出研究獎), 1998, 2000, 2002 (three times).
  • Chairman of Scientific Committee and Editor of proceedings, IAG
  • Chief guest editor, Special issue of Remote Sensing special issue: Remote Sensing in Tibet and Siberia, 2015.
  • International Workshop On Satellite Altimetry For Geodesy, Geophysics And Oceanography (sponsored by IAG), Wuhan, China, September 8-13, 2002.
  • Executive Editor, Special of issue of Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (TAO), Geophysical and Climate Change Studies in Tibet, Xinjiang, and Siberia (TibXS) from Satellite Geodesy, 2011.
  • Chairman of Scientific Committee, IAG International Workshop on Coast and Land Applications of Satellite Altimetry, Beijing, China, July 21-23, 2006.
  • Executive Editor, Special of issue of Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (TAO) on Geodynamics and climate change over Tibet, Xinjiang and Siberia, July 2010.
  • Chairman of Scientific and Organizing Committees, Cross-Strait (Taiwan-mainland China) Symposium on Gravity and Geoid, Hsinchu, Taiwan, Aug 11-14, 2003.
  • Executive Editor, Special of issue of Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (TAO) on Satellite Altimetry over Land and Coastal Zones: Applications and Challenges, Vol. 19, No. 1-2, April, 2008.
  • President, Sub-commission 2.5 on Satellite Altimetry, International Association of Geodesy, 2007-2011.
  • Chair, Scientific Committee, The Fifth International Workshop on Multi-observations and Interpretations of Tibet, Xinjiang and Siberia (TibXS 2014) (IWGS), Guiyang, Guizhou, August 10-15, 2014.
  • Fellow, International Association of Geodesy, 2003-present.
  • Chair, Scientific Committee, The Fourth International Workshop on Multi-observations and Interpretations of Tibet, Xinjiang and Siberia (TibXS 2013) (IWGS), YiNing, Xinjiang, China, July 28- August , 2013.
  • President, Sub-Commission 2.5- Satellite altimetry: science and service, IAG, 2007-2011.
  • Chair, Scientific Committee, The Third International Workshop on Multi-observations and Interpretations of Tibet, Xinjiang and Siberia (TibXS 2012) (IWGS), Chengdu, Sichuan, China, August 26-30,2012
  • Member of Editorial Board (associate editor), Journal of Geodesy, 2003-2011.
  • Member of Editorial Board (associate editor), Journal of Applied Geodesy, 2006-present.
  • Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Geodetic Science, 2010-present.
  • Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Chinese Institute of Civil Hydraulic Engineering, Feb 2014- Nov 2015
  • Chair, IAG Joint Working Group 2.4. Multiple geodetic observations and interpretations over Tibet, Xinjiang and Siberia (TibXS), 2011-2015.
  • Chair, Scientific Committee, International Workshop on Multi-observations and Interpretations of Tibet, Xinjiang and Siberia

Members

  • Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
  • Life member of Geodetic Society of ROC.
  • Life member of American Geophysical Union.
  • Life member of European Geoscience Union.
  • Member of International Association of Chinese Professionals in Global Positioning Systems (CPGPS), 2002-present.
  • Member of National Committee for IUGG: IASPEI, Taipei, 1994 – present.
  • Life member of Chinese Oceanographic Society (Taiwan).
  • Life member of Chinese Institute of Engineers.