Dr. Cheinway Hwang

Chair Professor

Department of Civil Engineering

National Chiao Tung University

1001 Ta Hsueh Road, Hsinchu 300

Taiwan

 

Phone: 886-3-5724739

Fax: 886-3-5716257

E-mail: cheinway@mail.nctu.edu.tw

WWW: http://space.cv.nctu.edu.tw

 

Date of Birth: August 5, 1962, Hsinchu, Taiwan

Place of Birth: Hsinchu, Taiwan

 

 

 

Education:

  • BS, Dept of Surveying Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, June 1984.

  • MS, Dept of Geodetic Science, Ohio State University, USA, August 1989.

  • PhD., Dept of Geodetic Science, Ohio State University, USA, December 1991.

  • Postdoctoral researcher, Dept of Earth Sciences, Oxford University, UK, 12/1991- 9/1993, 6-9/1994.

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 to the TOPEX/POSEIDON three-year prime mission, 1996.

  • Best Paper Award for Young Scientists, International Association of Geodesy (IAG), 1999.

  • Chairman of Special Study Group 3.186, Altimetry data processing for gravity, geoid and sea surface topography determination". 1999-2003, IAG.

  • Chairman of Special Study Group 2.3, “Coastal applications of satellite altimetry”. 2003-2007, IAG.

  • Chairman of Scientific Committee and Editor of proceedings, International Workshop On Satellite Altimetry For Geodesy, Geophysics And Oceanography (sponsored by IAG), Wuhan, China, Sep 8-13, 2002.

  • Chairman of Scientific Committee, IAG International Workshop on Coast and Land Applications of Satellite Altimetry, Beijing, China, July 21-23, 2006.

  • Chairman of Scientific and Organizing Committees, Cross-Strait (Taiwan-mainland China) Symposium on Gravity and Geoid, Hsinchu, Taiwan, Aug 11-14, 2003.

  • Fellow, International Association of Geodesy, 2003-present.

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  • President, Sub-Commission 2.5- Satellite altimetry: science and service, IAG, 2007-2011.

  • Chair, IAG Joint Working Group 2.4, Multiple Geodetic Observations and Interpretations over Tibet, Xinjiang and Siberia (TibXS), 2011-2015.

  • 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, gQZ, Feb 2014- Nov 2015

  • 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.

  • Executive Editor, Special of issue of Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (TAO) on Geodynamics and climate change over Tibet, Xinjiang and Siberia, July 2010.

  • 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.

Members: .
  • Life member of American Geophysical Union.

  • Life member of European Geoscience Union.

  • Life member of Chinese Institute of Engineers.

  • Life member of Chinese Oceanographic Society (Taiwan)

  • Member of National Committee for IUGG: IASPEI, Taipei, 1994 - present.

  • Member of Intl. Association of Chinese Professionals in Global Positioning Systems (CPGPS), 2002-present.

 

Major fields of research

  • Satellite altimetry, satellite orbit determination, physical geodesy and oceanography.

 

Publications

E-mail: cheinway@mail.nctu.edu.tw