Hung-Lung Wei

Hung-Lung Wei

Assistant Professor
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Ph.D. in Urban & Regional Science, Texas A&M University

MA in Environmental Studies, University of Illinois at Springfiled

BE in  Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, Tamkang University (Taiwan)


Dr. Wei is Assistant Professor in the Department of Security, Fire, and Emergency Management and received his Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Science with a concentration in Emergency Management from Texas A&M University.

He has conducted a number of multidisciplinary research projects on hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanoes, tornadoes, water contamination, and pandemic influenza that were supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), US Army Corps of Engineers, Texas A&M University, and City University of New York. In addition, he has published nine peer-reviewed journal articles in Weather, Climate and Society; Natural Hazards; Journal of Risk Research; Journal of Transportation Security; International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters; and International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. His teaching interests include, but not limited to, emergency management (i.e., mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery); risk communications; research methods; and GIS applications in emergency management. His research interests focus on technological and natural hazards; emergency management; risk perception and communication; protective actions; evacuation; social vulnerability; public health; resilience; and sustainability.