Dr. Chang-Po Chen

Born: 1945 in Taiwan

Emeritus Research Fellow

Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan 115

Email: zocp@gate.sinica.edu.tw

Mobile Phone:0918115206

【Current Position】

(1) 2010-date Emeritus Research Fellow, Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica

(2) 2008-date Founder and Managing Supervisor, Taiwan Wetland Society

(3) 2007-date Founder and Managing Supervisor, Huajiang Wetland Guardian Alliance


Ph.D. Department of Biology, University of South Florida, USA, 1985

M.A. Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, 1975

B.A. Department of Biology, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan, 1967


I have great compassion on the conservation of biodiversity and the enhancement of human wellbeing.  I practice, teach and study Tai Chi movement for more than 30 years.  I have organized a multiple dimension team to study its mechanism, and also public promotion and medical application for the preventive medicine purpose.

【Teaching Experience】

(1) 1986-1991 Adjunct Associate Professor, Institute of Marine Biology, National Sun Yat-sen University

(2) 1988-2008 Joint Appointment Professor, Institute of Fisheries Science, National Taiwan University

【Social Service Experience】

(1) 1996-2002 Founder and Supervisor, Taiwanese Coral Reef Society

(2) 2001-2006 Supervisor, Taiwan Environmental Information Association

(3) 2000-2009 Member of Execution Board and Supervisor, Community Empowering Society

【 Awards】

2006 Award for Forestry and Natural Conservation in Taiwan, Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan

【Referred Publications】Ecology and Conservation related articles (selected)

1. Chen TY, Hwang GW, Mayfield AB, Chen CP, Lin HJ (2019) The development of habitat suitability models for fiddler crabs residing in subtropical tidal flats. Ocean and Coastal Management 182:104931

2. Fan LF, Chen CP, Yang MC, Qiu G, Liao YY, Hsieh HL (2017) Ontogenetic changes in dietary carbon sources and trophic position of two co-occurring horseshoe crab species in southwestern China. Aquatic Biology 26: 15-26

3. Hsieh HL, Lin HJ, Shih SS, Chen CP ( 2015) Ecosystem functions connecting contributions from ecosystem services to human wellbeing in a mangrove system in northern Taiwan. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 12(6): 6542-6560

4. Hsieh HL, Chen CP, Lin YY (2004) Strategic planning for a wetlands conservation greenway along the west coast of Taiwan. Ocean and Coastal Management 47(5-6): 257-272

5. Chen C P, Yeh HY, Lin PF (2004) Conservation of the horseshoe crab at Kinmen, Taiwan: strategies and practices. Biodiversity and Conservation 14(2): 647-665

6. Hsieh HL, Chen CP, Chen YG, Yang HH (2002) Diversity of benthic organic matter flows through polychaetes and crabs in a mangrove estuary: d13C and d34S signals. Marine Ecology Progress Series 227:145-155

7. Chen CP, Chen BY (1993) The effect of temperature-salinity combinations on survival and growth of juvenile Patiriella pseudoexigus (Echinodermata: Asteroidea). Marine Biology 115:119-12.

8. Chen CP, Hsieh HL, Chang KH (1980) Age and growth of the grouper, Epinephelus diacanthus (Cuvier et Valenciensis) in the waters of northern Taiwan, Bulletin of Institute of Zoology, Academia Sinica 19(1):1-9

9. Lo C T, Chen CP (1973) Studies on Leucochloridium passeri Wu from Taiwan (Digenea Leucochloridiidea). Bulletin of Institute of Zoology, Academia Sinica 12(2):71-77

【Publication】Tai-Chi related

10. 2007年 Tai Chi Chuan Moving Meditation with Mindfulness Method (Chen, Chang-Po ISBN 978-957-41-4578-2), 184 pp (in Chinese).太極拳動禪心法