Liu, Philip L-F : Seed Grant, 2014-2015


Philip L-F Liu (Civil and Environmental Engineering)

College of Engineering
Project Title: 
Tsunami Research and Education Program in the South China Sea Region
Project Abstract: 
The project will develop a collaborative tsunami research and education programs involving researchers from Tsunami and Disaster Mitigation Research Center (TDMRC) of Syiah Kuala University in Indonesia, the Institute of Hydrological and Oceanic Science (IHOS) of National Central University in Taiwan, and the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Cornell University. Professor Tso-ren Wu, the director of IHOS and Dr. Syamsidik of TDMRC is the co-principle investigator of the project. The collaborative tsunami research and education program will focus on developing a framework of tsunami early warning system for the South China Sea region and investigating various coastal measures of defense against attack.