When famous paintings gets old with age, they needed to be checked restored regularly. The Research Center for Conservation of Cultural Relics here at NTNU is like a health care center for art works, which is specialized in preserving the paintings that worn out because of time or other factors. The center has rescued paintings from Pablo Picasso, Renoir Pierre Auguste, the portrait of an ancestor of one of IPO company owners in Taiwan and other important manuscript owned by the government.
The Special Education Center in NTNU has been the lead of special education in Taiwan. Therefore, many people in this field will pay a visit and hope to learn from them. On January 4th, the visit group from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology also came to study for a day with the topic of “Supporting college students that need special education”.
A mysterious Go player named “Master” has won 60 matches in a row on a Chinese Go website lately since December 29th, 2016. People have been guessing the real identity of the player, and now Master have revealed itself as AlphaGo, the artificial intelligence Goplayer from Google and Aja Huang, the lead programmer played the game according to the system’s moves. Huang is the 16th Excellent Alumni Award receiver.
The 15th Excellent Alumni Award Receiver Wang Sue Lein was awarded the lifetime honorable award National Professorships by the Ministry of Education. Wang now serves as professor at the Department of Chemistry of National Tsing Hua University, focusing on Solid-state Inorganic Materials Chemistry and X-ray Crystallography. When speaking of her study history, Prof. Wang said that the key to success is to work hard and being down to earth.