Smart City Summit & Expo (SCSE) was held from March 26th to 29th at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center. As artificial intelligence technology develops, the applications begin to play a key role in government delivery of citizen services. Smart cities are entering to a new phase of Smart City 2.0 by integrating AI as well as IoT technologies into services.
Starting from 2019, NTNU has be working with 7 Oversea Taiwan Schools. We send four pre-service teachers abroad for a visit every year to each school. This year, Assistant Professor Kao Sung Ching is the moderator of the oversea visit project to Chinese Taipei School in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Four students from different departments went to the Chinese Taipei School in March for a two week visit.
In March, President Wu Cheng Chih, Executive Vice President Sung Yao Ting, Executive Vice President Chung-Mou Lee, Vice President of Office of Student Affairs Chang Shao Hsi and other administrators visited University of British Columbia. President Wu pointed out that we have 284 indigenous students in NTNU with a research center. Indigenous studies is also one of the key research topic of UBC. He is looking forward to future cooperation between UBC and NTNU in indigenous research.
On March 14th, NTNU and the Institute for Application of Learning Science and Educational Technology(ALSET) of National University of Singapore signed an MOU at NUS, for the cooperation between the two universities on science research. Dean Tsai Chin-Chung of the Program of Learning Sciences said that this is our first step but also a very important one for the two universities. He hopes that the MOU will be the foundation of a platform for students and teachers to share and cooperate.
A paper that discovers the quantum-critical, relativistic plasma in clean grapheme, by Assistant Professor Yang Chan Shan from the Graduate Institute of Electro-optical Science and Technology and the Physic Department of UC Berkeley was published on the latest Science.