Chen-Yi Wu

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Candidate (2015-)
Marine Science & Conservation, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University

Chen-Yi is a Ph.D. candidate in the Division of Marine Science and Conservation (MSC) in the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University. Being advised by Dr. Douglas Nowacek in MSC and Dr. Laurens Howle in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, she currently works on the mechanisms of entanglement and its effects on the North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis).

Educational Background

Bachelor of Science (2010-2015)
Hydraulic & Ocean Engineering, Life Science, National Cheng Kung University

Chen-Yi received dual B.S. degrees in Hydraulic & Ocean Engineering and Life Science from National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan in 2015. She has worked with the Cetacean Laboratory at National Taiwan University and participated in governmental projects on population distribution and habitat use of Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins (Sousa chinensis) supported by the Taiwan Forestry Bureau.

Current Research Interests

Animal behavior of marine mammals, marine ecosystems, conservation, and interdisciplinary topics including biolocomotion and biomechanics of aquatic animals.

Office Hours

Hudson Hall 236

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