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Office: 
Room 313, 3/F, 
Mong Man Wai Building
Phone: 
(852) 3943 3793

Teng-fong WONG 黃庭芳

Research Professor
 
Education:
  • PhD (Geophysics), MIT, 1981
  • MS (Applied Mechanics), Harvard, 1976
  • ScB (Applied Mathematics), Brown, 1973
 
Academic Employments:
  • 2020– present: Research Professor, Earth System Science Programme, Faculty of Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • 2013 – 2019: Professor & Founding Director, Earth System Science Programme, Faculty of Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • 1992 – 2015: Professor, 2004-2007: Chair, 1986-1992: Associate Professor, 1982-1986: Assistant Professor, Department of Geosciences, State University of New York at Stony Brook.
  • 1981 – 1982: Postdoctoral associate, MIT
  • 2013 – present: Invited Professor, State Key Laboratory of Earthquake Dynamics, Institute of Geology, China Earthquake Administration
 
Research Fields and Current Research Interests:
  • Experimental rock deformation
  • Rock physics applied to energy resources
  • Earthquake mechanics
  • Environmental hydrogeology
 
Honours and Awards:
  • 2017: Fellow of American Geophysical Union.
  • 2010: Louis Néel Medal of the European Geosciences Union (in the areas of rock magnetism, rock physics and geomaterials).
  • 2003: SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities.
  • 1986: Basic Research Award, The U.S. National Committee for Rock Mechanics
 
Teaching:
Current
  • ESSC3010 Continuum Mechanics (2016-17)
  • ESSC3100 Structural Geology (2016-17)
  • ESSC3320 Hydrogeology (2016-17)
  • ESSC4110 Engineering Geology and Applied Geophysics
  • EASC5001 Introduction to Research in Earth & Atmospheric Sciences I (2016-17)
Past
  • ESSC3800 Global Environmental Change
  • EASC5002 Introduction to Research in Earth & Atmospheric Sciences II
 
College Affiliation in CUHK:
  • Lee Woo Sing College
 
Professional Activities:
  • 2020 – present: Joint Research Schemes (Physical Sciences) panel, Hong Kong Research Grants Council
  • 2016 – present: Vice-President, Rock Physics Committee, Chinese Geophysical Society
  • 2009 – present: Editorial board, Earthquake Science
  • 2013 – 18: Physical Sciences panel, HK Research Grants Council
  • 2017 – 19: Grants review panel, National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program, U. S. Geological Survey
  • 2004 – 2008: Advisory board, San Andreas Fault Observatory at Depth (SAFOD), EarthScope.
  • 2006: Physical Sciences panel, HK UGC Research Assessment Exercise
  • 2002: Chair, Physical Properties of Earth Materials Committee, American Geophysical Union
  • 1989 – 1992: Associate editor, Journal of Geophysical Research
  • 1988 – 2012: Visiting professorship at: ANU, MIT, ETH Zurich, USTC, ENS Paris, Strasbourg, CUHK
 
Selected Recent Publications:
    Complete publication list can be found in my Google Scholar profile.
  1. Baud, P., E. Klein, and T.-f. Wong, Compaction localization in porous sandstones: Spatial evolution of damage and acoustic emission activity, J. Struct. Geol., 26, 603-624, 2004.
  2. Paulsen, R. J., D. O’Rourke, C. F. Smith and T.-f. Wong, Tidal load and saltwater influences on submarine ground water discharge, Ground Water, 42, 990-999, 2004.
  3. Tembe, S., P. Baud, and T.-f. Wong, Stress conditions for the propagation of discrete compaction bands in porous sandstone,  J. Geophys. Res., 113, B09409, doi:10.1029/2007JB005439, 2008.
  4. Tembe, S., D.A. Lockner, and T.-f. Wong, Constraints on the stress state of the San Andreas Fault with analysis based on core and cuttings from SAFOD drilling phases I and II, J. Geophys. Res., 114, B11401, doi:10.1029/2008JB005883, 2009.
  5. Zhu, W., P. Baud, and T.-f. Wong, Micromechanics of cataclastic pore collapse in limestone, J. Geophys. Res., 115, B04405, doi:10.1029/2009JB006610, 2010.
  6. Ji, Y., S.A.Hall, P. Baud, and T.-f. Wong, Characterization of pore structure and strain localization in Majella limestone by X-ray computed tomography and digital image correlation, Geophys. J. Int., 200, 699-717, 2015.
  7. Wong, T.-f., Anisotropic poroelasticity in a rock with cracks, J. Geophys.Res. Solid Earth, 122, 7739–7753, doi:10.1002/2017JB014315, 2017.
  8. Sun, W.C., and T.-f. Wong, Prediction of permeability and formation factor of sandstone with multiscale lattice Boltzmann/finite element simulation on microtomographic images, Int. J. Rock Mech. Min. Sci., 106, 269-277, 2018.
  9. Wang, Y., F. Meng, X. Wang, P. Baud, and T.-f. Wong, Effective stress law for the permeability and deformation of four porous limestones, J. Geophys.Res. Solid Earth, 123, 4704-4729, doi:10.1029/2018JB015539, 2018.
  10. Meng, F., P. Baud, H. Ge, and T.-f. Wong, The effect of stress on limestone permeability and effective stress behavior of damaged samples, J. Geophys.Res. Solid Earth, 124, doi: 10.1029/2018JB016526, 2019.
  11. Huang, L., P. Baud, B. Cordonnier, F. Renard, L. Liu, and T.-f. Wong, Synchrotron X-ray imaging in 4D: Multiscale failure and compaction localization in triaxially compressed porous limestone, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 528, 115831, 2019.
  12. Jiang, G., X. Qiao, X. Wang, R. Lu, L. Liu, H. Yang, Y. Su, L. Song, B. Wang, and T.-f. Wong, GPS observed horizontal ground extension at the Hutubi (China) underground gas storage facility and its application to geomechanical modeling for induced seismicity, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 530, 115943, 2020.
 
Books:
  • Paterson, M.S. and Wong, T.-f., Experimental Rock Deformation - The Brittle Field, 2nd Edition. Springer-Verlag, New York, 348 pp., 2005.
  • 陈颙、黄庭芳、刘恩儒《岩石物理学》。合肥:中国科学技术大学出版社, 584 页, 2009. (Chen, Y., T.-f. Wong, and E. Liu, “Rock Physics”, USTC Press, Hefei, 584 pp, 2009.)
 
Patents:
  • Smith, C., R. Paulsen, and T.-f. Wong, Ultrasonic Seepage Meter, U.S. Patents 6,874,371 (4/5/2005); 7,107,859 (9/19/2006)
 
Research Grants:
  • 3D cracking behavior of rocks under true triaxial stress conditions: Mechanistic modeling and investigations, RGC/GRF (co-I).
  • Investigation of characteristics and mechanism of earthquakes associated with the Hutubi gas reservoir, NSFC/RGC joint scheme.
  • Experimental and digital rock physics in relation to hydraulic and electrical transport properties of porous sandstone, RGC/GRF.
  • Effective stress laws for fluid flow and deformation of limestone as a dual porosity medium, RGC/GRF.
  • Failure Mode, strain localization and permeability evolution in volcanic rock, PROCORE – France/Hong Kong Research Scheme.
  • Permeability of carbonate rocks: From petrophysical measurements to 3D digital rock physics and back, PROCORE – France/Hong Kong Research Scheme.
  • Source characteristics of induced earthquakes associated with shale gas production in Weiyuan, Sichuan, NSFC/RGC joint scheme (co-I).
  • Towards a multiscale understanding of compaction localisation in highly porous sandstone based on a hierarchical multiscale modelling approach, RGC/GRF (co-I).