Shih-Nan Chen

Name              Shih-Nan Chen (陳世楠)

Phone             (02) 3366-1616


Research Interests

Geophysical fluid dynamics, especially within the context of coastal ocean processes. Currently I am trying to understand what processes affect the stability of buoyancy-driven coastal currents.


1999    B.A. (Physics) National Taiwan University (NTU)

2002    M.S. (Physics) National Taiwan University

2008    Ph.D (Physical Oceanography) University of Maryland, College Park


08/2015–                     Associate Professor, Institute of Oceanography, NTU

08/2011–                     Adjunct Scientist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

08/2011–07/2015      Assistant Professor, Institute of Oceanography, NTU

2008–2011                  Postdoctoral Scholar, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Honors and Awards

2016                Ta-You Wu Memorial Award (吳大猷先生紀念獎)

2014                NTU Outstanding Teaching Award

2013                Donald W. Pritchard Award (Coastal & Estuarine Research Federation, USA)

2008               Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Postdoctoral Scholarship

2008               Outstanding Student Presentation Award, American Geophysical Union