Faculty Profile

Hao-Che (Tristan) Wu

Title
Associate Professor
Department
Emergency Management and Disaster Science
College
College of Health and Public Service

    

Education

PhD, Texas A&M University, 2013.
Major: Urban and Regional Science Program
Dissertation Title: Perceptions on Hurricanes Information and Tracking Maps
MA, Ming Chung University, 2004.
Major: Dept. of Economics
Dissertation Title: Financial Depth and Economic Growth in China
BS, Chinese Culture University, 2001.
Major: Dept. of Economics

Current Scheduled Teaching*

No current or future courses scheduled.

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

EADP 3010.900, Introduction to Emergency Management, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
EADP 3010.900, Introduction to Emergency Management, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
EMDS 5800.001, Seminar in Emergency Management and Disaster Science, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
EMDS 6800.001, Seminar in Emergency Management and Disaster Science, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
EADP 3045.001, Disaster Response and Recovery, Spring 2020 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapter
Wu, H., Huang, S., Lindell, M. (2020). Evacuation Planning. The Handbook of Urban Disaster Resilience: Integrating Mitigation, Preparedness and Recovery Planning. (1), 206-222. New York, NY: Taylor & Francis Group.
Wu, H., Arlikatti, S., Prelog, A., Wukich, C., Companion, M., Chaiken, M. (2017). Household response to flash flooding in the United States and India: A comparative study of the 2013 Colorado and Uttarakhand disasters. Understanding Vulnerability, Building Resilience: Responses to Disasters and Climate Change. (1ed), 37-48. New York, NY: CRC Press.
Wu, H., Lindell, M., Prater, C. (2014). The Logistics of Household Hurricane Evacuation during Hurricane Ike. Logistics: Perspectives, Approaches and Challenges. 127-140. Hauppauge, NY: NOVA Science Publishers.
Hung, C., Wu, H., Cao, M. J. (2014). The post-Olympic Games’ spatial socio-economic vulnerability and its restructure process: case study at a central area of the Olympic games in Beijing, China.. Urban Planning: Practices, Challenges and Benefits. 73-88. Hauppauge, NY: NOVA Science Publishers.
Journal Article
Wu, H., Greer, A., Murphy, H. (2020). Perceived stakeholder information credibility and hazard adjustments: a case of induced seismic activities in Oklahoma. Natural Hazards Review. 20(3), 04020017.
Chang, R., Greer, A., Murphy, H., Wu, H., Melton, S. (2019). Maintaining the status quo: understanding local use of resilience strategies to address earthquake risk in Oklahoma. Local Government Studies Journal. 45(3), 433-452.
Greer, A., Wu, H., Haley, M. (2018). A serendipitous, quasi-natural experiment: Earthquake risk perceptions and hazard adjustments among college students. Natural Hazards. 93(2), 987-1011.
Murphy, H., Greer, A., Wu, H. (2018). Trusting government to mitigate a new hazard: the case of Oklahoma earthquakes. Risk, Hazards and Crisis in Public Policy. 9(3), 357-380.
Aditya, A., Wu, H., Arora, H., Mukherjee, S. (2017). Amorphous metallic alloys: pathways for enhanced wear and corrosion resistance. JOM. 69(11), 2150--2155. Springer US.
Wei, H., Wu, H., Lindell, M., Prater, C., Shiroshita, H., Johnston, D., Becker, J. (2017). Assessment of households' responses to the tsunami threat: A comparative study of Japan and New Zealand.. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. (25), 274-282.
Aleski, J., Wu, H. (2017). Getting engaged: Facebook and the fire service. (11), 69-79.
Xia, C., Yu, J., Shi, S. Q., Qiu, Y., Cai, L., Wu, H., Ren, H., Nie, X., Zhang, H. (2017). Natural fiber and aluminum sheet hybrid composites for high electromagnetic interference shielding performance. Composites Part B: Engineering. 114, 121--127. Elsevier.
Lindell, M., Mumpower, J., Huang, S., Wu, H., Samuelson, C., Wei, H. (2017). Perceptions of protective actions for a water contamination emergency. Journal of Risk Research. 20(7), 887-908. Taylor & Francis.
Huang, S., Wu, H., Lindell, M., Wei, H., Samuelson, C. (2017). Perceptions, behavioral expectations, and implementation timing for response actions in a hurricane emergency. Natural Hazards. 88(1), 533-558.
Wu, H., Greer, A., Murphy, H., Chang, R. (2017). Preparing for the new normal: Students and earthquake hazard adjustments in Oklahoma. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. (25), 312-323.
Steinberg, A., Wukich, C., Wu, H. (2016). Central social media actors in disaster information networks.. International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters. 34(1), 47-74.
Lindell, M. K., Prater, C., Wu, H., Huang, S., Johnston, D. M., Becker, J. S., Shiroshita, H. (2016). Immediate Behavioral Responses to Earthquakes in Christchurch New Zealand and Hitachi Japan,. 40(1), 85-111.
Wu, H., Lin, C. (2016). The Ridership of Airport Rail Transit and Taoyuan.. Other. 1(1), 7-20.
Jon, I., Lindell, M. K., Prater, C. S., Huang, S., Wu, H., Johnston, D. M., Becker, J. S., Shiroshita, H., Doyle, E. E., Potter, S. H., McClure, J., Lambie, E. (2016). Behavioral Response in the Immediate Aftermath of Shaking: Earthquakes in Christchurch and Wellington, New Zealand, and Hitachi, Japan.. 13(11), 1137.
Lindell, M. K., Mumpower, J. L., Huang, S., Wu, H., Samuelson, C. D. (2015). Exposure path perceptions and protective actions in biological water contamination emergencies. (13-21), .
Lindell, M., Prater, C., Gregg, C. E., Apatu, E. J., Huang, S., Wu, H. (2015). Households' Immediate Responses to the 2009 Samoa Earthquake and Tsunami. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 12, 328-340.
Wu, H., Lindell, M., Prater, C. (2015). Process Tracing Analysis of Hurricane Information Display. Risk Analysis. 35(12), 2202-2220.
Wu, H., Lindell, M., Prater, C. (2015). Strike Probability Judgments and Protective Action Recommendations in a Dynamic Hurricane Tracking Task.. Natural Hazards. 79(1), 355-380.
Wu, H., Lindell, M., Prater, C. (2014). Effects of Track and Threat Information on Judgments of Hurricane Strike Probability. Risk Analysis. 34(6), 1025-1039.
Lin, C., Siebeneck, L. K., Lindell, M., Prater, C., Huang, S., Wu, H. (2014). Evacuees' information sources and reentry decision making in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike. Natural Hazards. 70, 86882.
Siebeneck, L., Lindell, M. K., Prater, C., Wu, H., Huang, S. (2013). Evacuees’ reentry concerns and Experiences in the Aftermath of Hurricane Ike. Natural Product Communications. 65, 2267-2286.
Huang, S., Lindell, M. K., Prater, C., Wu, H., Siebeneck, L. (2012). Household Evacuation Decision Making in Response to Hurricane Ike. Natural Hazards Review. 13(4), 283-296.
Wu, H., Lindell, M. K., Prater, C. (2012). Logistics of Hurricane Evacuation in Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Transportation Research. 15(4), 445–461.
Hung, C., Wu, H. (2005). Local State Governance and its Own Basic Industry: Case Study in Quemoy Kaoliang Liquor Inc. Other. 3(1), 26-31.

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Clay, L. (Principal), Greer, A. (Co-Principal), Wu, H. (Co-Principal), Murphy, H. (Co-Principal), "Weather Ready Research: Risk Messaging During Syndemics," Sponsored by Natural Hazard Center, National, $7500 Funded. (January 1, 2021December 31, 2021).
Wu, H. (Principal), Murphy, H. (Co-Principal), Greer, A. (Co-Principal), Clay, L. (Co-Principal), "RAPID Understanding Evacuation, Sheltering, and Reentry Decisions During the Dual Threat of Hurricane and the COVID-19 Pandemic," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Federal, $90515 Funded. (September 15, 2020August 31, 2021).
Wu, H. (Principal), Murphy, H. (Co-Principal), "Collaborative Research: An Examination of Household Risk Assessment Judgments and Protective Action Decision during Tornado Threats," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Federal, $340479 Funded. (September 1, 2017August 31, 2021).
Wu, H. (Co-Principal), Greer, A. (Principal), "Household Risk Perceptions and Hazard Adjustments to Earthquakes in Oklahoma," Sponsored by National Science Fundation, Federal, $340570 Funded. (August 9, 2018August 8, 2021).
Wu, H. (Principal), "RAPID/Collaborative Research: Households Immediate Response During a Nighttime Earthquake," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Federal, $40000 Funded. (June 15, 2018June 14, 2021).
Wu, H. (Principal), "Local Communities’ Seismic Risk Perceptions and Hazard Adjustment Adoption in Oklahoma," Sponsored by Oklahoma State University, Other, $3000 Funded. (July 1, 2016June 30, 2017).
Wu, H. (Principal), "Flood Emergency Risk Communication and It Missing Link during 2013 September Colorado Flood," Sponsored by Oklahoma State University, Other, $3000 Funded. (July 1, 2015June 30, 2016).
Wu, H. (Principal), "RAPID: Emergency Evacuations and Risk Communication during the 2013 Colorado Flood," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Federal, $39162 Funded. (March 1, 2014February 28, 2016).
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    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
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    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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