The 2016 International Top University Basketball Tournament started a fierce completion here at NTNU. In addition to the local team, elite players from Canada, South Korea, Japan and China all can’t wait to be in the game and the women’s team is added this year. While the players are making friends through games, it’s a good oppturrunity to sharpen their skills for the Summer Universidae in 2017.
The visiting group from Graduate School of Venture Business, Hoseo University came to NTNU on June 30th, led by Dr. In-Oh Jeon. They visited the Research Center for Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship and signed the MOU.
The 31st Academician of Academia Sinica was announced on July 7th. Professor C. T. James Huang, currently the Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Linguistics at Harvard University as well as the alumni of the English Department of NTNU, is elected as one of the Academicians. Professor Huang is the tenth alumni from NTNU receiving this honor.
Dr. Chiu-yu Tseng, currantly Chair of Institute of Linguistics in Academia Sinica, is elected Fellow of International Speech Communication Association (abbreviated. ISCA). With her contributions to prosody understanding through corpus-based analysis and modeling, Dr. Tseng is the first female scholar and the second Taiwanese receiving this distinguished fellowship. The new fellows are invited to the annual event in San Francisco from September 8th to 12th.
As the market of mandarin learning expands around the world, NTNU cooperates with Asia University and China Medical University and signed the agreement of establishment the “United Mandarin Center of NTNU and China Asia Associated University” on July 6th at Asia University.