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Tzeng Yih Lam
Faculty
Job title Assistant Professor
Name Tzeng Yih Lam
Office Tel No. +886233664624
Email tylam@ntu.edu.tw
Fax +886223654520
Experience 08/14– National Taiwan University, School of Forestry and Resource Conservation, Taiwan. Assistant Professor in Forest Mensuration.

02/16– GEF-UNDP-GoM Project on Improving Connectivity in Central Forest Spine of Malaysia, Malaysia. Biodiversity Statistics Consultant.

03/13–06/14 The Forest Trust, Malaysia. Project Officer.

06/12–12/12 University of California at Berkeley, Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, USA. Postdoctoral Researcher.

01/12–05/12 Forest Research Institute Malaysia, UNDP-GEF-ITTO-FRIM
07/10–12/10 Conservation of Biodiversity through Improved Forest Planning Tools Project, Malaysia. Statistics Consultant.

01/11–12/11 Korea Forest Research Institute, Forest and Climate Change Center, South Korea. Postdoctoral Researcher.
08/04–05/06 Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Chair of Forest Inventory and Remote Sensing, Germany. Research Assistant.

08/05–09/05 Xinjiang University, College of Resource and Environmental Sciences, China. Forest Inventory Consultant.

09/99–05/03 University of New Brunswick, Faculty of Forestry and Environmental Management, Canada. Research Assistant.
Mobile Phone Number +886905368866
laboratory Name Forest Mensuration Lab
Discipline Forest Mensuration; Sampling Methods; Experimental Designs; Statistical Theory and Analysis; Quantitative Silviculture
Research expertise My research interests include: (1) theoretical development and application of forest mensuration and probability sampling, rapid biodiversity assessment, sampling of sparse forests, national forest inventory and etc.; (2) quantitative silviculture, growth and yield modeling, regeneration modeling and etc.; (3) interdisciplinary statistical analysis, mixed effects modeling, Structural Equation Modeling, Bayesian statistics and etc.
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Year Paper Title
2017 Lam, T.Y., Kershaw, J.A. Jr., Nur Hajar, Z.S., Abd Rahman, K., Weiskittel, A.R., Potts, M.D., Evaluating and Modeling Genus and Species Variation in Height to Diameter Relationships for Tropical Hill Forests in Peninsular Malaysia, Forestry, 90, 2, pp268-278, (SCI)
2017 Lam, T.Y., Hsu, Y.-H., Yang, T.-R., Kershaw, J.A. Jr., Su, S.-H., Sampling with Probability Proportional to Prediction: Rethinking Rapid Plant Diversity Assessment, Forestry, (In Press), (SCI)
2017 Yang, T.-R., Lam, T.Y., Su, S.-H., Effects of plot designs on sampling plant species composition for forests in Taiwan and Peninsular Malaysia, Journal of Forestry Research, (Accepted), (SCI)
2017 Yang, T.-R., Lam, T.Y., Kershaw Jr., J.A. , Developing relative stand density index for structurally complex mixed species cypress and pine forests, Forest Ecology and Management, (In Review)
2015 Lam, T.Y., Li, X., Kim, R.H., Lee, K.H., Son, Y.M., Bayesian meta-analysis of regional biomass factors for Quercus mongolica forests in South Korea., Journal of Forestry Research, 26, 4, pp875-885, (SCI)
2014 Lam, T.Y., Fletcher, C., Ramage, B.S., Doll, H.M., Joann, C.L., Nur-Zati, A.M., Butod, E., Kassim, A.R., Harrison, R.D., Potts, M.D., Using habitat characteristics to predict faunal diversity in tropical production forests, Biotropica, 46, 1, pp50-57, (SCI)
2013 Lam, T.Y., Abdul Rahman, K., Shamsudin, I., Potts, M.D., Evaluating design unbiasedness of the Pre-felling inventory in Peninsular Malaysia, Journal of Tropical Forest Science, 25, 4, pp516-527, (SCI)
2013 Lam, T.Y., Maguire, D.A., Bayesian models describing microhabitat associations of infrequently captured small mammals sampled under a complex hierarchical design, Forest Ecology and Management, 298, pp101-110, (SCI)
2013 Lam, T.Y., Czaplewski, R.L., Yim, J.S., Lee, K.H., Kim, S.H., Kim, R.H., Comparison of Kalman filters in combining panel data from the annual inventory system of the South Korea National Forest Inventory., Research Note RMRS-RN-52. U. S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. Fort Collins, CO., pp1-15, (Others)
2012 Lam, T.Y., Maguire, D.A., Structural Equation Modeling: theory and applications in forest management, International Journal of Forestry Research, 2012, pp1-16, (Others)
2011 Garber, S., Lam, T.Y., Maguire, D.A., Growth and mortality of residual Douglas-fir after regeneration harvests under group selection and two-story silvicultural systems, Western Journal of Applied Forestry, 26, 2, pp64-70, (SCI)
2011 Lam, T.Y., Maguire, D.A., Thirteen-year height and diameter growth of Douglas-fir seedlings under alternative regeneration cuts in Pacific Northwest, Western Journal of Applied Forestry, 26, 2, pp57-63, (SCI)
2011 Lam, T.Y., Kleinn, C., Coenradie, B., Double sampling for stratification for the monitoring of sparse tree populations: the example of Populus euphratica Oliv. forests at the lower reaches of Tarim River, southern Xinjiang, China, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 175, 1~4, pp45-61, (SCI)
2009 Weiskittel, A.R., Hann, D.W., Hibbs, D.E., Lam, T.Y., Bluhm, A.A., Modeling top height growth of red alder plantations, Forest Ecology and Management, 258, 3, pp323-331, (SCI)
2008 Lam, T.Y., Kleinn, C., Estimation of tree species richness from large area forest inventory data: Evaluation and comparison of jackknife estimators, Forest Ecology and Management, 255, 3~4, pp1002-1010, (SCI)
Project Category Year Project Title Participartor Job Title Period Unit
Research Projects 2016 Applications of spherical photogrammetry in forest sampling and tree measurement Principal Investigator 2016.08.14 ~ 2019.07.14 Ministry of Science and Technology
Research Projects 2015 Development of sampling methods for rapid assessment of plant diversity Biing T. Guan Principal Investigator 2015.02.14 ~ 2016.07.14 Ministry of Science and Technology
Year Lab Title Location
2014 Forest Mensuration Lab School of Forestry and Resource Conservation Room 212
Country School Name Department Degree Duration
USA Oregon State University College of Forestry Ph.D. 2006.08 ~ 2010.05
USA Oregon State University Department of Statistics M.Sc. 2006.08 ~ 2009.02
Germany Georg-August-Universität Göttingen Faculty of Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology M.Sc. 2003.08 ~ 2006.02
Canada University of New Brunswick Faculty of Forestry and Environmental Management B.Sc. 1998.08 ~ 2003.05