PhD in Geography, SUNY-Buffalo
M.Sc in Geography, National Taiwan University
B.Sc in Geography, National Taiwan University
Grants (as PI) & Awards
Spatial patterns of liver fluke infection and risk in the Mekong region, PI., $129,942 SGD. Academic Research Fund, NUS, 2018-2021.
Impacts of landscape patterns on urban ecology and sustainability, PI, $40,000 SGD, Humanities and Social Sciences Seed Fund, 2015.
Effects of landscape on the habitat and liver fluke infection of Bithynia snails, PI, $79,448 SGD, 2013.
Facutly Teaching Excellence Award - Innovation Award, 2013, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, NUS.
Outstanding Poster Presentation, "The 96 Years of Opisthorchiasis: Past, Present and Future" International Congress of Liver Flukes, Khon Kaen, Thailand, 2011.
Facutly Teaching Excellence Award 2007, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, NUS.
Land-Use Land-Cover Change and Its Environmental Consequences in Southeast Asia, funded by the NUS Young Investigator Award 2006.
Comparison of changes in forest composition resulting from 200 years of human activity vs. a 2XCO2 climate change scenario, funded by NUS, $71,725 SGD, 2005.
Third prize, Poster competition, Environmental Sciences Colloquium, University at Buffalo, 2004.
Mark Diamond Research Fund, Dissertation Enhancement Grant, University at Buffalo, 2003.
Professional Development Fund, Graduate Student Employees Union (GSEU) of SUNY, 2003.
First prize, Master thesis competition, Department of Geography, National Taiwan University, 1999.
Master thesis fellowship, ArchiLife Research Foundation, Taiwan, approximately $2000 USD, 1999.
Educational/Strategic Initiative Funds
NUS Strategic Initiative Fund for "Developing and maintaining a state-of-the-art Earth Systems Science research and teaching laboratory infrastructure in Geography." [with D. Taylor, Feng C-C, and AD Zielger], $1,053,600 SGD for GIS development, 2013-2016.
NUS Provost Office for funds for GIS Lab upgrade [with Feng C-C], $80,516.43 SGD, 2010.
NUS Provost Educational Initiatives Fund for developing the Minor Programme in Geographical Information Systems, $ 233,276 SGD. 2005-2008.