Ya-Fu Lee


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Personal profile


  • 1999 PhD, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, the University of Tennessee

Research Interests

  • Agroecology
  • Behavioral Ecology (exploratory behavior, behavioral syndrome)
  • Biodiversity (Chiroptera, mammals, birds, insects) and Conservation
  • Community Ecology
  • Urban Ecology


  • 2000/01 ~ 2000/12 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Orithology Lab, Institute of Zoology (now as Center of Biodiversity), Academia Sinica
  • 2000/01 ~ 2008 Scientific advisory Board, Bat Conservation International, Austin, TX, USA
  • 2001/01 ~ 2002/08 Postdoctoral Researach Fellow, Forestry Entomology and Wildlife Lab, Division of Forest Protection, Taiwan Forestry Research Institute
  • 2002/08 ~ 2003/07 Assistant Professor, Department of Forestry (now as Department of Natural Resources), National I-Lan University
  • 2003/08 ~ 2005/07 Assistant Professor, Department of Biology (now as Department of Life Sciences), National Cheng Kung University
  • 2005/06 ~ 2005/09 Visiting Scholar, Iriomote Project, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kyoto, JAPAN
  • 2005/08 ~ 2010/07 Associate Professor, Department of Life Sciences, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2009/06 ~ 2009/09 Visiting professor, Institute of Experimental Ecology, The University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
  • 2009/06 ~ 2009/09 Visiting professor, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama; Smithsonian Institution)
  • 2010/08 ~ present Professor, Department of Life Sciences, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2012/06 ~ 2012/09 Visiting professor, Iriomote Project, Tropical Biosphere Research Center, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, JAPAN)
  • 2015/07 ~ 2015/09 Visiting professor, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
  • 2017/04 ~ 2019/03 Advisory Committee, Wildlife Conservation Advisory Committee, Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan

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 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land


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