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CHOU Yumin

Assistant Professor

Department of Ocean Science and Engineering


Room 507,Block 9,Innovation Park

Dr. Yu-Min Chou, assistant professor of Department of Ocean Science and Engineering, SUSTech (2017-). He got duel PhD degree of Geosciences of Université de Cergy-Pontoise (France) and National Taiwan University at 2012. He is specialized in the field of paleomagnetism and rock magnetism. His research interests are environmental magnetic study of marine sediments, magnetic study of seismic fault zones, and paleomagnetic record of speleothems.


Education Background
  • 2012.12-----Ph.D. in Geological Science  National Taiwan University and Université de Cergy-Pontoise        
  • 2003.6-----M.Sc. in  Geoscience Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, China
  • 2001.6-----B.Sc. in  Geoscience Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, China
Working Experience
  • 2017.2-Present     Assistant professor  Department of Ocean Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China
  • 2014.8-2017.1    Postdoctoral Fellow    National Taiwan University, Taipei, China
  • 2013.1-2014.7    Postdoctoral Fellow    Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, China
  • 2005.3-2005.12   Research Assistant      Institute of Geology, Academia Sinica, Taipei, China
Representative Publications
  • 1. Chou, Y. M., X. Y. Jiang, Q. S. Liu  et al.,(2018), Multidecadally resolved polarity oscillations during a geomagnetic excursion, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., August 20, 1720404115.
  • 2. Chou, Y. M., S. R. Song, C. Aubourg,   et al., (2014), Quantitative Modeling of the Newly Formed Magnetic Minerals in the Fault Gouge of 1999 Chi-Chi Earthquake (Mw 7.6), Taiwan, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth., 119, 6771-6781, doi:10.1002/2014JB011098.
  • 3. Chou, Y. M., S. R. Song, T. M. Tsao  et al., (2014), Identification and Tectonic Implications of Nano-particle Quartz (<50 nm) by Synchrotron X-ray Diffraction in the Chelungpu Fault gouge, Taiwan, Tectonophysics, 36-43, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2013.07.021.
  • 4. Chou, Y. M., S. R. Song, C. Aubourg  et al.,(2012), Pyrite alteration and neoformed magnetic minerals in the fault zone of the Chi-Chi earthquake (Mw 7.6, 1999): Evidence for frictional heating and co-seismic fluids, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 13, Q08002, doi:10.1029/2012GC004120.
  • 5. Chou, Y. M., S. R. Song, C. Aubourg  et al., (2011) , An earthquake slip zone is a magnetic recorder, Geology, 40(6), 551-554, doi:10.1130/g32864.1.
  • 6. Chou, Y. M., T. Q. Lee, S. R. Song and K. R. Chen (2011), Magnetostratigraphy of marine sediment core MD01-2414 from Okhotsk Sea and its paleoenvironmental implications, Marine Geology, 284, 149-157, doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2011.03.015.

Research Fields

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