Faculty

Sun, Yaochong
Research Assistant Professor
sunyc@sustech.edu.cn
Yao-Chong Sun received his bachelor degree of solid geophysics from Chang’an University in 2012 and his Ph.D. degree of solid geophysics from Univ. of Sci. and Tech. of China. His research interests focus on numerical simulation of seismic wave modeling in complex anisotropic, viscoelastic and fluid-solid media and seismic imaging. He has published 9 research papers now.
 

Education background
2012.09-2017.03, Ph.D. degree, School of Earth and Space Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China
2008.09-2012.07, Bachelor degree, College of geology engineering and geomatics, Chang’an University
 

Work Experience
2019.09-present, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, Southern University of Science and Technology.
2017.08-2019.08, postdoctoral position, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, Southern University of Science and Technology.
2017.04-2017.08, visiting student, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, Southern University of Science and Technology.
2014.11-2014.11, visiting student, Earthquake Research Institute, the University of Tokyo. (three weeks)
 

Awards
2017 excellent PhD degree graduate
2016 CASC scholarship
2009 national scholarship

Academic Service Experience
Reviewer of GJI
Research
1. Seismic wave modeling in complex anisotropic media, anelastic media, and fluid-solid media.
2. Strong motion modeling and hazard implication
3. seismic imaging and high-performance computing

Publications
1. Yao-Chong Sun, Wei Zhang, Xiaofei Chen (2018). 3D Seismic Wavefield Modeling in Generally Anisotropic Media with a Topographic Free Surface by the Curvilinear Grid Finite-Difference Method. Bulletin of Seismological Society of America, 108(3A): 1287-1301.
2. Yao-Chong Sun, Wei Zhang, Jian-Kuan Xu, Xiaofei Chen (2017). Numerical simulation of 2-D seismic wave propagation in the presence of a topographic fluid-solid interface at the sea bottom by the curvilinear grid finite-difference method. Geophysical Journal International, 210(3): 1721-1738.
3. Yao-Chong Sun, Wei Zhang, Xiaofei Chen (2016). Seismic-wave modeling in the presence of surface topography in 2D general anisotropic media by a curvilinear grid finite-difference method. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 106(3): 1036-1054.
4. Zhenguo Zhang, Yao-Chong Sun, Jian-Kuan Xu, Wei Zhnag, Xiaofei Chen (2014). Preliminary simulation of strong ground motion for Ludian, Yunnan earthquake of 3 August 2014, and hazard implication. Chinese Journal Geophysics. 57(9): 3038-3041 (in Chinese).
5. Zhengguo Zhang, Wei Zhang, Yao-Chong Sun, Gengshang Zhu, Jian Wen, Xiaofei Chen (2014). Preliminary simulation of strong ground motion for Yutian, Xinjiang earthquake of 12 February 2014, and hazard implication. Chinese Journal Geophysics. 57(2), 685-689 (in Chinese).
6. Zhong-Sheng Li, Chao-Ying Bai, Yao-Chong Sun (2013). Seismic wavefield simulation in 2D elastic and viscoelastic tited transversely isotropic media: comparisions between four different kinds of finite-difference grid schemes. Journal of Geophysics and Engineering, 10(4), 045005.
7. Yao-Chong Sun, Yan-Teng Zhang, Chao-Ying Bai (2013). Seismic wavefield simulation in 2D elastic and viscoelastic media: comparison between four different kinds of finite-difference grids. Progress in Geophysics, 28(4), 1817-1827 (in Chinese)
 
Conference presentations
1. Yao-Chong Sun, Wei Zhang, Jian-Kuan Xu, Xiaofei Chen (2016). Curvilinear grid finite-difference method to simulate seismic wave propagation with topographic fluid-solid interface at sea bottom, Asia Oceania Geoscience Society 13th Annual Meeting. Beijing, oral presentation.
2. Yao-Chong Sun, Wei Zhang, Xiaofei Chen (2015). Numerical modelling of seismic wave propagation in 3-D TI media with surface topography by curvilinear grid finite difference method, 2nd annual meeting of Chinese geoscience union, Beijing, oral presentation.
3. Yao-Chong Sun, Wei Zhang, Xiaofei Chen (2014). Curvilinear grid finite-difference method to simulate seismic wave propagation with a 2D topographic fluid-solid interface at sea bottom, 1st Congress of China Geodesy and Geophysics. Beijing, oral presentation.
4. Yao-Chong Sun, Wei Zhang, Xiaofei Chen, Takashi Furumura (2014). Numerical simulation of Lg wave propagation by curvilinear grid finite-difference method. Earthquake Research Institute, the Tokyo University, poster presentation.
5. Yao-Chong Sun, Wei Zhang, Xiaofei Chen (2014). Curvilinear Grid Finite-Difference Method to Simulate Seismic Wave Propagation with Topographic Fluid-Solid Interface at Sea Bottom. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, poster presentation.