Academic Portfolio


Academic Bio | Awards | Publications | Presentations | Outreach | Research Map


Academic Bio

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Geography) from the National University of Singapore
  • Master of Environment (Environmental Science) from The University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Bachelor of Science (Geography) from The University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Former Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Former Visiting Scientist at the Physical Research Laboratory, India and the Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences, India
  • Scientific interests: palaeoenvironments, geoarchaeology, age dating, catastrophic events, geographic information systems (GIS), all things to do with the environment

Awards

  • President’s Graduate Fellowship​ (2014-2018)​ –National University of Singapore
  • Copernicus Prize for the Brightest Young Star​ ​(2017) – International Conference on Luminescence and Electron Spin Resonance Dating, South Africa
  • Winner of​ Communicate Your Science Video Competition (2017) – EGU General Assembly – Watch video here
  • Conference Travel Grant​ (2017) – Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography
  • Environment Graduate Study Award​ (2012 and 2011) – University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Parnaby Scholarship​ for college life contribution (2011) – Queen’s College, Australia
  • Wyvern Medal​ for First Class Honours (2010 and 2011) – Queen’s College, Australia
  • Alto Choral Scholar(2009-2013) – Queen’s College, Australia

Publications

Theses

Teo, E.A. (2018). Fluvial change and the development of the Ping River, Thailand: sedimentological and chronological evidence. PhD dissertation, National University of Singapore, Singapore.

Teo, E.A. (2013). The Geomorphological Evolution of Corryong Creek, Victoria. Masters dissertation, The University of Melbourne, Australia.

Journal articles

Teo, E.A. (Accepted May 2019). Ping River palaeochannels: a review across historical literature, archaeology and geoscienceChiang Mai University Journal Of Social Sciences and Humanities, 5(1), pp. 1-32.

Teo, E.A. & Marren, P.M. (2015). Interaction of ENSO-driven Flood Variability and Anthropogenic Changes in Driving Channel Evolution: Corryong/Nariel Creek, AustraliaAustralian Geographer, 46(3), pp. 339–362.

Teo, E.A. & Marren, P.M. (2014). The Evolution of Corryong/Nariel Creek since European Settlement: Implications for On-going Management Prioritisation. In: G. Vietz, I. D. Rutherfurd, & R. Hughes eds. 7th Australian Stream Management Conference. Townsville, Australia, Proceedings of the 7th Australian Stream Management Conference, pp. 25–35.

Teo, E.A. (2011). The Victorian Coast: An evaluation of coastal management methods in Port Phillip Bay. Aedificamus: The Queen’s College Journal, 10, pp. 95-101.

Teo. E.A. (2010). Understanding Desert Aeolian Processes. Aedificamus: The Queen’s College Journal, 9, pp. 89-94.

Conference Abstracts

Teo, E.A., Ziegler, A.D., Wasson, R.J. & Morthekai, P. (2018). Locating and Dating the Ping River’s Journey Across the Chiang Mai Basin, Thailand. Geophysical Research Abstracts. Vienna, Austria, EGU General Assembly, 20.

Teo, E.A., Morthekai, P. & Nag, D. (2017). Optimising and testing the time-resolved OSL of feldspar contaminated quartz grains. 15th International Conference on Luminescence and Electron Spin Resonance Dating, Cape Town, South Africa.
Awarded the Copernicus Prize for The Brightest Young Star

[Invited Speaker] Teo, E.A., Ziegler, A.D., Wasson, R.J. & Morthekai, P. (2017). Historical reconstruction of river avulsions in the Chiang Mai Basin, Thailand. Asia Oceania Geosciences Society 14th Annual Meeting, Singapore.

Teo, E.A., Ziegler, A.D., Wasson, R.J. & Morthekai, P. (2017). Digging for Lost Rivers in Thailand: Locating and Dating Paleochannels in the Chiang Mai Intermontane Basin. Geophysical Research Abstracts. Vienna, Austria, EGU General Assembly, 19.
Winner of the EGU Communicate Your Science Video Competition 

Teo, E., & Marren, P (2014). Interaction of ENSO-driven flood variability and anthropogenic changes driving river channel evolution: Corryong Creek, AustraliaGeophysical Research Abstracts. Vienna, Austria, EGU General Assembly, 16.

Marren, P., Zoljan, S., Smith, H., & Teo, E. (2013). Catchment-scale versus site-controls on flood impact: Flooding in northern Victoria, Australia in 2010 to 2012. IAG International Conference on Geomorphology, Paris, France.


Seminar and Workshop Presentations

  • Luminescence dating and electrical resistivity tomography (2017) – Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences, India
  • Safe handling of chemicals in a laboratory (2016) – Seeker’s Interaction Forum, Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences (Lucknow, India)
  • Deriving parameters of riparian condition using GIS (2015) – Tropical Environment Research Symposium, NUS
  • Different courses of action: River avulsions on the Ping River, Thailand (2015) – Graduate Students Seminar, NUS
  • A History of Large Floods in the Chao Phraya Catchment with Particular Reference to the Ping River, Thailand, and some Policy Implications (presented by Prof Robert Wasson) (2015) – Future Floods: An Exploration of a Cross-Disciplinary Approach to Flood Risk Forecasting, NUS [Presentation contributor]
  • Optically-stimulated luminescence dating: what it is and how it works (2014) – Tropical Environment Research Symposium, NUS
  • The Interaction of ENSO-driven flood variability and anthropogenic changes on channel evolution: Corryong Creek, Australia (2014) – Holocene Climate Reconstructions and Understanding Flood Histories, NUS

Outreach

  • Being a flood scientist (2015) – Elementary School (5th Grade) Unit on Social Change, International School of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Research Map

An interactive map of the places I’ve travelled to for academic purposes. Click the pins for more information.