Education

Ph.D. Fisheries and Wildlife. Michigan State University, U.S.A. 2012
Dissertation: Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Giant Panda Habitat: Implications for Panda Conservation under a Changing Environment

M.S. Zoology. National Taiwan University, Taiwan. 2001
Thesis: Habitat Use of Crab-eating Mongoose (Herpestes urva) in Fushan Experimental Forest

B.S. Zoology. National Taiwan University, Taiwan. 1998



Professional Experience

Postdoctoral Associate. 2012 – present
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, U.S.A.

NASA Earth and Space Science Fellow. 2010 – 2012
Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University, U.S.A.

Graduate Research Assistant. 2005 – 2010

Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University, U.S.A.

Research Assistant. 2003 – 2005
 Institute of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Graduate Research Assistant. 1998 – 2001
 Department of Zoology, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Undergraduate Research Intern.1996 – 1998
 Department of Zoology, National Taiwan University, Taiwan


Grants & Awards


Travel Grant for Scaling Up Workshop on Population and Community Ecology. 2013
Ecological Society of America

IBS Travel Award. 2013
        The International Biogeography Society, the Fairchild Gardens and Ecography

NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship. 2010 – 2012
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration

US-IALE Best Student Presentation Award. 2011
U.S. Regional Association of the International Association for Landscape Ecology

CHANS Fellowship. 2010
U.S. National Science Foundation and International Network of Research on Coupled Human and Natural Systems

US-IALE Student Travel Award. 2009
U.S. Geological Survey, Cooperative Research Units Program and the College of Natural Resources and the Ecology Center of Utah State University

NASA-MSU Professional Enhancement Award. 2008
 The National Aeronautics and Space Administration and Michigan State University

Conference Travel Grant. 2008
 Ministry of Education, R.O.C. (Taiwan)

Best Student Paper Award (Honorable Mention). 2008
 Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University

Distinguished Student Award. 1995 & 1997
 Shin-Kong Life Foundation

Distinguished Undergraduate Scholarship. 1995 – 1998
 Chinese Petroleum Corporation


Professional Activities & Services


Guest Editor
Special Issue in Ecology and Society. “Exploring Feedbacks in Coupled Human and Natural Systems (CHANS)” (Upcoming)

Conference Session Organizer & Chair
U.S. Regional Association of the International Association for Landscape Ecology (US-IALE) – the 27th Annual Symposium. Newport, Rhode Island, U.S.A. April 2012. “Disentangling Diverse Drivers and Complex Dynamics of Coupled Human and Natural Systems (CHANS)”.

American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting. San Francisco, California, U.S.A. December 2008. “Remote Characterization of Vegetation Structure and Biodiversity”.

Conference Session Chair
U.S. Regional Association of the International Association for Landscape Ecology (US-IALE) – the 25th Annual Symposium. Athens, Georgia, U.S.A. April 2010. “Distribution”.

Workshop Instructor
Workshop on Data Digitization Processes: Animal and Plant Group, Taipei, Taiwan. August 2004. “The application of geographic information system on species distribution mapping”.

Peer Reviewer
Diversity and Distributions; Methods in Ecology and Evolution; PLOS One; Ecological Indicators; Remote Sensing; Ecological Modelling; Wildlife Research; International Journal of Digital Earth; Journal of Applied Remote Sensing; Natural Areas Journal; Journal of Mountain Science


Professional Affiliation


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