His current research focus is reef restoration and he is particularly interested in how corals can be re-established in the highly turbid conditions of rapidly developing coastal areas. Prof. Chou has been a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (International Coral Reef Initiative), serving as its Chairman from 2003 to 2005. He is currently an Honorary Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Biology and a Fellow of the Singapore National Academy of Science. He has provided consultancy services in the field of marine environment management to international agencies like UNEP, FAO and the World Bank, as well as many national agencies.
Reef Ecology LabTropical Marine Science Institute