Lin Ching Han, alumni from the Department of Music class 2014, was awarded the third prize for the International Anton Rubinstein Competition for Viola 2017. When he was at school, he served as the concert master of the National Taiwan Normal University Symphony Orchestra and study under Prof. Chinn-Horng Nanette CHEN and Prof. Jui-Se Yang. His teacher praised Lin as a student that commits to his work. Lin stated on facebbook that he will keep up his hard work to achieve his next goal.
In 2010, Global Views Monthly presented an issue about the proud of Taiwan, reporting on people that stand up the global stage. Prof. Hou Shih Kuang who graduated from the Department of Industrial Education, now teaching at the Department of Technology Application and Human Resource Development was selected because of his contribution for educating the winners of International contests.
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.
“There’s always chance” said Chiang Meng Chih, NTNU alumni graduated in 2009. Chiang was born in Pingtung, Taiwan. It was due to the poverty of her family that she has self-studied art since she’s a child. In 2005, she graduated in the honor of the first place from art talented class of National Pingtung Senior High School where she received 3-years full scholarship. Meng was later accepted to a BFA in Visual Communication Design from National Taiwan Normal University, as the recipient of Merit Scholarship. She actively explored to a great diversity of design and developed a new perspective on creative expression.