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Hong-feng YANG 楊宏峰

Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D., Seismology, Saint Louis University, 2010
  • M.S., Geophysics, University of Science and Technology of China, 2004
  • B.S., Geophysics, University of Science and Technology of China, 2000
Academic Employments:
  • 2014 – present, Assistant Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • 2013 – 2014, Research Scientist, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • 2010 – 2012, Postdoctoral Investigator, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Research Fields and Current Research Interests:
  • Rupture dynamics and earthquake physics
  • Subduction zone dynamics and megathrust earthquakes
  • Induced earthquakes
  • High-resolution imaging of crustal fault zones and subsurface structure
  • Monitoring crustal changes using active sources
Honours and Awards:
  • 2018 Fuchengyi Young Scientist Award by CGS
  • 2016 Editors Citation for Excellence in Refereeing-Geophysical Research Letters
  • Nominee for the Council of Graduate Schools/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award, Saint Louis University, 2012
  • Poster Presentation Prize, Graduate Research Symposium, Saint Louis University, 2010, 2008, 2007
College Affiliation in CUHK:
  • New Asia College
Professional Activities:
  • Associate Editor: Seismological Research Letters
  • Editorial board: Earth and Planetary Physics, Earthquake Research
  • Steering committee member for China Earthquake Experimental Site
  • Committee Member: Marine Geophysics, China Geophysics Union; Seismology, China Seismological Society; Tectonophysics, China Seismological Society
  • Journal reviewer for BSSA, EPSL, EPP, GRL, JGR, PAGEO, Nature Scientific Reports, Science China Earth Sciences, SRL, GJI, MGR, Tectonophysics
  • Proposal reviewer for National Science Foundation, USA 2012-2015
Research Grants at CUHK:
  • Modeling rupture segmentation and tsunamigenic rupture scenarios along the Cascadia megathrust, 10/2019-9/2022, RGC GRF, PI
  • Inferring frictional properties on seismogenic faults from kinematic and dynamic earthquake source modeling, 01/2019-12/2021, RGC GRF, PI
  • Investigation of fault zone structure and evolution from waveforms recorded at a dense seismic network, 01/2018-12/2020, RGC GRF, PI
  • Source characteristics of induced earthquakes associated with shale gas production in Weiyuan, Sichuan, 01/2017-12/2020, RGC/NSFC joint scheme, PI
  • Investigation of shallow seismogenesis on the southern Mariana megathrust, 01/2017-12/2019, RGC GRF, PI
  • Seismicity induced by underground injection and extraction of natural gas, 06/2016-11/2017, CUHK-UoM Research Fund, PI
  • Investigation of characteristics and mechanism of earthquakes associated with the Hutubi gas reservoir, 01/2016-12/2019, RGC/NSFC joint scheme, co-I
  • Dynamic Controls on Megathrust Slip: Details from the Nicoya 2012 Earthquake, 2016/01-2018/12, RGC ECS, PI