George C. Yao


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1992 …2023

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  • 1991 PhD, SUNY Buffalo, USA

Research Interests

  • Disaster Prevention
  • Earthquake Engineering in Buildings
  • Non-structural Element safety
  • Structural Engineering


  • 2007/8 ~ 2010/7 Chair, Dept. of Arch., National Cheng Kung University
  • 2015/8 ~ present Vice Dean, College of Planning and Design, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2016/8 ~ present Distinguished Professor, National Cheng Kung University

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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