National Taiwan Normal University has been promoting the Industry-academic Cooperation for a long time. CEO of the famous U.S. startup Wonder Workshop Vikas Gupta visited NTNU on the morning of October 17, Professor Wu Cheng Chih and Associate Professor Chen Zhi Hong from the Graduate Institute of Information and Computer Education, Ms. Chen Yi Fen from Taipei First Girls' High School and Mr. Huang Wei Ming and Ms. Weng Zhen Yuan from Dong-Hu Junior High School share their ideas with Mr. Gupta on the trends of program education, curriculum development and teaching aid design of primary and secondary schools in the world.
Associate Professor Trinity, Yu-Tzu Lin and Professor Wu Cheng Chih and graduate student Hou Ting Yun have received the best paper Award of IEEE Transactions on Education. The first author Lin Yu Tzu was given the award by the president of IEEE Education Society, Claudio Brito.
Theodore E. Batchman Best Paper Award
NTNU signed an MOU with the University of California, Berkeley. UB Berkeley will send 3 university students from the Dept. of chemistry to NTNU. This is a great opportunity for students to learn from each other academically, broaden their horizon and it’s also a good start for cooperation.
Do you know that the sound made by frogs can be the clue to discover a new species? Prof. Lin Si Min with students Wang Ying Han, Hsiao Yu Wei discovered a new species of tree frog in Taiwan through sound and behavior. The result, “Acoustic differentiation and behavioral response reveals cryptic species within Buergeria treefrogs (Anura, Rhacophoridae) from Taiwan”, was published in September on PLOS ONE.
To train professional army interpreters, National Defense University signed an agreement with NTNU for "Army Interpretation of International Program of Institute for National Strategic Studies". The courses will be taught by teachers from the Graduate Institute of Translation and Interpretation. On the signing ceremony, President Chang Kuo En said that both universities have been home to military elites and educational elites. With this cooperation, they can find more talent together.