Shyue-Cherng Liaw

Tel: (02)7749-5201


Prof. Shyue-Cherng Liaw graduated from the National Taiwan University, Dept. of Forestry for BS and MS degrees. He got the Ph. D from the Colorado State Univ., Dept. of Earth Resources. He had served as a senior technician in Taiwan Forestry Bureau, and as an associate researcher in Taiwan Forestry Research Institute, Dept. of Watershed Management. After that he moved to be an assistant professor in Dept. of Social Study Education, National Taipei Teachers’ College, and to be an associate professor and professor in Dept. of Geography, National Taiwan Normal University. He also served as an Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts, NTNU. Prof. Liaw have been a visiting scholar and researcher in the Univ. of British Columbia, Univ. of Alberta, Univ. of Tsukuba, and Univ. of Tokyo, respectively. He majors in natural resources management, watershed management, Ecology and Hydrology. Some academic courses he has taught include Physical Geography, Human Ecology, Environmental Sustainability, Environmental Education, Environment and Society. Currently, his research is related to hillslope disaster, soil and water conservation, community forestry, landscape ecology. He applies the GIS and remote sensing to study ecological hydrology, land use change, and landslide disaster, especially for community vulnerability and resilience to natural disasters. Recently, he studies the integration of forest therapy into the regional revitalization in the private forests.

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