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Prof. Ming-Tsung Sun

Associate Professor
      Laboratory: Fluid Mechanics Lab
      Email: mtsun@mail.cgu.edu.tw
      Tel: +886-3-2118800 ext. 5344, 5738 (Lab)


      Ph.D., The University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama, USA 
      M.S., The University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama, USA 
      B.S., Mechanical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, ROC 


Related Experience
      Associate Professor, Chang Gung University, Taiwan.
      Associate Professor, Chang Gung College of Medicine and Engineering, Taiwan.
      Tutor, Chang Gung College of Medicine and Engineering, Taiwan.
      Post-Doctoral Research Associate, National Tsin-Hua University Taiwan.
      Post-Doctoral Research Associate, University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA.


Research areas
      Numerical analysis; Mechanism design; Helioseismology; Heat-flow system


Selected Publications
  1. Harrison R.A., Bentley R.D., Brosius J., Dwivedi B.N., Jardine M., Klimchuk J.A., Kundu M.R., Pearce G., Saba J., Sakurai T., Schmahl E.J., Schmelz J., Sime D.G., Steele C.D.C., Sun M.-T., “Largescale Magnetic Field Phenomena,” Proc. of the 2nd Workshop on Thermal-Non-Thermal Interactions in Solar Flares, held at Somerville College, University of Oxford, England, April 10-14, 1989. Editor, K. J.H. Phillips; Publisher, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Chilton, Didcot, Oxon., England 1989. LC # QB526.F6 W674: p. 1-1, 1989.
  2. Sun M.-T., Wu S.-T., Martens P.C.H., “A Numerical Experiment on the Critical Shear in Relation to the Non-equilibrium of a Force-free Magnetic Field Evolution,”, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society 22, p. 854, 1990.
  3. Wu S.-T., Sun M.-T., Chang H.-M., Hagyard M.J., Gary G.A., “On the Numerical Computation of Nonlinear Force-Free Magnetic Fields,” Astrophysical Journal 362, pp. 698-708, 1990.
  4. Sun M.-T., Wu S.-T., “A Comparison Between Progressive Extension Method (PEM) and Iterative Method (IM) for Magnetic Field Extrapolations in the Solar Atmosphere,” Mem. S. A. It. 61(2):477-484, 1990.
  5. Sun M.-T., Wu S.-T., Weng F.-S., Song M.-T., “Further Numerical Tests for the Progressive Extension Method (PEM) for Extrapolation of Solar Force-Free Magnetic Fields,” Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society 23, p. 1055, 1991.
  6. Martens P.C.H., Sun M.-T., Wu S.-T., “A Numerical Experiment on the Origin of MHD Non-Equilibrium,” Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society 23, p. 1035, 1991.
  7. Sun M.-T., Wu S.-T., Dryer M., “On the Time-dependent Numerical Boundary Conditions of Magneto-hydrodynamic Fluid Flows,” Journal of Computational Physics 116, pp. 330-342,1995.
  8. Chou D.-Y., Sun M.-T., The TON Team, “Taiwan Oscillation Network,” Solar Physics 160, pp. 237-243, 1996.
  9. Chen H.-R., Chou D.-Y., Sun M.-T., The TON Team, “Determination of the Lifetime of High-l Solar p-modes From the Interaction of p-mode Waves with Sunspots,” Astrophysics Journal 465, pp. 985-993,1996.
  10. Chen H.-R., Chou D.-Y., Sun M.-T., The TON Team, “Inference of Subsurface Magnetic Field of Sunspots from Absorption Coefficients of p-modes in Sunspots,” Astrophysics Journal 490, pp. 452-497,1997.
  11. Patron J., Hernandez I.G., Chou D.-Y., Sun M.-T., Mu T.-M., Loudagh L., Bala B., Chou Y.-P, Lin C.-H., Huang I.-J., Jimenez A., Rabello-Soares M.C., Ai G., Wang G.-P., Zirin H., Marquette W., Nenow J., Ehgamberdiev S.,  Khalikov S., “Comparison of Two Fitting Methods for Ring Diagram Analysis of Very High l Solar Oscillations,” Astrophysics Journal 485, pp. 869-874,1997.
  12. Chang H.-K., Chou D.-Y., LaBonte B., Sun M.-T., The TON Team, “Ambient Acouistic Imaging in Helioseismology,” Nature 389,pp. 825-827, 1997.
  13. Sun M.-T., Chou D.-Y., Lin C.-H., The TON Team, “Flow Around Sunspots from Frequency Shift Measurements,” Solar Physics 176, pp. 59-65, 1997.
  14. Chen HR, Chou DY, Chang HK, Sun MT, Yeh SJ, LaBonte B, TON Team, “Probing the Subsurface Structure of Active Region with the Phase Information in Acoustic imaging,” Astrophysics Journal 501, pp. L139 – L144,1998.
  15. Chou DY, Chang HK, LaBonte B, Sun MT, Chen HR, Yeh SH, TON Team, “Acoustic Imaging in Helioseismology,” Astrophysics Journal 514, pp. 979,1999.
  16. Chang HK, Chou DY, Sun MT, “In Search of Emerging Magnetic Flux Underneath the Solar Surface with Acoustic Imaging,” Astrophysics Journal 526, pp. L53-L56,1999.
  17. Chou DY, Sun MT, Chang HK, “A Study of Sunspot with Phase-time and Travel-time of P-mode Wave in Acoustic Imaging,” Astrophysics Journal 526, pp. 622, 2000.
  18. Sun MT, Chou DY, “The Inversion Problem of Phase Travel Time Perturbation in Acoustic Imaging,” Solar Physics 209(1), pp. 5-20, 2002.
  19. Sun MT, Chou DY, and the TON Team, “The Progress of the Taiwan Oscillation Network Project,” Space Science Review 107(1-2), pp 103-106, 2003.
  20. Chou DY, Serebryanskiy A., Sun MT, “Probing Solar Subsurface Magnetic Fields,” Space Science Review 107(1-2), pp 34-42, 2003.
  21. Chou, D.-Y., Sun, M.-T., Yang, M.-H., Earthshine and asteroseismology telescope (East) network, Space Science Reviews 122 (1-4), pp. 221-228, 2006. (SCI: Astronomy & Astrophysics)
  22. Sun, M.-T., Chang, C.-H., The error analysis of a steady-state thermal conductivity measurement method with single constant temperature region, Journal of Heat Transfer 129 (9), pp. 1119-1126, 2007. (SCI: Engineering, Mechanical)
  23. Lee, M.-S., Sun, M.-T., Pang, S.-T., Ueng, S.W.N., Chen, S.-C., Hwang, T.-L., Wang, T.-H., 2009, Evaluation of differentially expressed genes by shear stress in human osteoarthritic chondrocytes in vitro, Chang Gung Medical Journal 39 (1), pp. 42-50, 2009.
  24. Liu, H.-L., Lin, C.-L., Sun, M.-T., Chang, Y.-H., Numerical investigation of macro- and micro-mechanics of a ceramic veneer bonded with various cement thicknesses using the typical and submodeling finite element approaches, Journal of Dentistry 37 (2), pp. 141-148, 2009. (SCI: Dentistry, Oral Surgery & Medicine)
  25. Chou, D.-Y., Liang, Z.-C., Yang, M.-H., Sun, M.-T., Acoustic Power Maps of Solar Active Regions with Direction Filters and Phase-Velocity Filters, Solar Physics 255, 39, 2009. (SCI: Astronomy & Astrophysics)
  26. Liu, H.-L., Lin, C.-L., Sun, M.-T., Chang, Y.-H., Liu, P.-R., Damage accumulation simulations in the adhesive of enamel/ceramic interface using the FE submodeling and the element deactivation approaches, The Journal of Adhesive Dentistry 11 (3), pp. 199-206, 2009. (SCI: Dentistry, Oral Surgery & Medicine)
  27. Sun, M.-T., Chang, C.-H., Lin, B.-F., Using ANNs in calibrating the measurements of a simplified hot-plate method, Applied Thermal Engineering 29 (8-9), pp. 1818-1824, 2009. (SCI: Engineering, Mechanical)
  28. Chou, D.-Y., Yang, M.-H., Liang, Z.-C., Sun, M.-T., Measurements of Absorption of Acoustic Waves in Sunspots with Direction Filters and Cross Correlation, Astrophysical Journal 690 (1-2), pp. L23-L26, 2009. (SCI: Astronomy & Astrophysics)
  29. Chou, D.-Y., Liang, Z.-C., Yang, M.-H., Zhao, H., Sun, M.-T., Measurements of Absorption, Emissivity Reduction, and Local Suppression of Solar Acoustic Waves in Sunspots, Astrophysical Journal 696, pp. L106-L109, 2009. (SCI: Astronomy & Astrophysics)
  30. Chou, D.-Y., Yang, M.-H., Zhao, H., Liang, Z.-C., Sun, M.-T., Spatial Distribution of Absorption, Local Suppression, and Emissivity Reduction of Solar Acoustic Waves in Magnetic Regions, Astrophysical Journal 706 (1), pp. 909-916, 2009. (SCI: Astronomy & Astrophysics)
  31. Sun, M.-T., Wu, C.-P., “A Numerical Study on the Evenness of Gas Flow Field in a Vacuum Chamber for Microwave ECR PE-CVD    Process on Large Sized Substrates,” Journal of the Chinese Society of Mechanical Engineers 31(5), pp. 435~442(2010) (SCI:      Engineering, Mechanical)
  32. Liu HL, Lin CL, Sun, M.-T., Chang YH, “3D Micro-Crack Propagation Simulation at Enamel/Adhesive Interface Using FE Submodeling and Element Death Techniques,” Annals of Biomedical Engineering 38(6), pp. 2004-2012, 2010.
  33. Chou DY, Sun, M.-T., Fernandez J.F., Wang L.-H., Jimenez A., Serebryanskiy A., Ehgamberdiev S., “Taiwan Automated Telescope Network,” Advances in Astronomy 2010, pp. 1-4, 2010.
  34. Zhao H., Chou D.-Y., Yang M.-H., Liang Z.-C., Sun, M.-T., “Corrections to the Magnitude of Cross-Correlation Functions for Dispersion of Solar Acoustic Waves,” Solar Physics 268, pp. 363-376, 2011.
  35. Chen A. C.-Y., Lin Y.-H., Kuo H.-N., Yu T.-C., Sun, M.-T., Lin C.-L., “Design optimisation and experimental evaluation of dorsal double plating fixation for distal radius fracture,” Injury 44, pp. 527-534, 2013.
  36. Lin Y.-H., Lin C.-L., Kuo H.-N., Sun, M.-T., Chen A. C.-Y., “Biomechanical Analysis of Volar and Dorsal Double Locking Plates for Fixation in Comminuted Extra-articular Distal Radius Fractures: A 3D Finite Element Study,” Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering 325, pp. 349-356, 2013.