Hsieh, Chih-hao謝志豪

Joint Appointment Research Fellow

Research Interests

  1. Nonlinear dynamical system and its application in biology
  2. Investigating fishing effects on fish populations in the context of a changing climate
  3. Investigating human disturbance on lake ecosystems in the context of a changing climate
  4. Plankton ecology and its role in the marine foodweb

Representative Publications

Wang J. Y., T. C. Kuo, and C. H. Hsieh* (2020) Causal effects of population dynamics and environmental changes on spatial variability of marine fish. Nature Communications. 11: 2635.

Ho, P. C., E. Wong, F. S. Lin, A. R. Sastri, C. García-Comas, N. Okuda, F. K. Shiah, G. C. Gong, R. S.W. Yam and C. H. Hsieh* (2020) Prey stoichiometry and phytoplankton and zooplankton composition influence the production of marine crustacean zooplankton. Progress in Oceanography. 186: 102369.

Lu, H. P., Y. C. Yeh, F. K. Shiah, G. C. Gong, and C. H. Hsieh* (2019) Evolutionary constraint on species diversity in marine bacterioplankton communities. ISME Journal. 13: 1032-1041.

Yang, J. W., W. Wu, C. C. Chung, K. P. Chiang, G. C. Gong, and C. H. Hsieh* (2018) Predator and prey biodiversity relationship and consequences on marine ecosystem functioning—Interplay between nanoflagellates and bacterioplankton. ISME Journal. 12: 1532-1542.

Ushio, M., C. H. Hsieh, R. Masuda, E. Deyle, H. Ye, C. W. Chang, G. Sugihara, and M. Kondoh (2018) Fluctuating interaction network and dynamic stability of natural fish community. Nature 554: 360-363.

Wu, W., H. P. Lu, A. R. Sastri, Y. C. G. C. Gong, W. C. Chou, and C. H. Hsieh* (2018) Contrasting the relative importance of species sorting and dispersal limitation in shaping marine bacterial versus protist communities. ISME Journal. 12: 485-494. 

Sugihara, G., R. May, H. Ye, C. H. Hsieh, E. Deyle, M. Fogarty, and S. Munch (2012) Detecting causality in complex ecosystems. Science 338: 496-500

Anderson, C.N.K., C.H. Hsieh, S.A. Sandin, R. Hewitt, A. Hollowed, J. Beddington, R.M. May, and G. Sugihara (2008). Why fishing magnifies fluctuations in fish abundance. Nature, 452: 835-839

Hsieh, C.H., S.C. Reiss, J. R. Hunter, J.R. Beddington, R. M. May, and G. Sugihara (2006) Fishing elevates variability in the abundance of exploited species.  Nature. 443: 859-862.

Hsieh, C.H., S.M. Glaser, A.J. Lucas, and G. Sugihara (2005) Distinguishing random environmental fluctuations from ecological catastrophes for the North Pacific Ocean.  Nature. 435: 336-340.


Developments and applications of time series analysis methods in nonlinear dynamical systems.

Developments and applications of automated image analysis systems for plankton community structure and foodweb interactions.

Developments and applications of methods based on high-throughput DNA sequences for evolutionary community ecology

  • Affiliation:
    Institute of Oceanography,
    National Taiwan University
  • Ph.D.,
    Scripps Institution of Oceanography,
    University of California-San Diego, USA (2006)
  • M.S.
    Department of Zoology,
    National Taiwan University, Taiwan (2001)
  • B.S.,
    Department of Zoology,
    National Taiwan University, Taiwan (1997)