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NTNU Grabbed Runner up at 2016 Mobileheroes

This year, a total of 372 teams, nearly a thousand contestants, joined the 2016 Mobileheroes, a competition that aims to develop a variety of innovative, wearable devices, application and Internet of Things with EMediaTek LinkIt. Solve the problem we face in everyday life with technology. The team “NTNUME_SPLab” led by professor Wu Shuen De of the Department of Mechatronic Engineering grabbed the runner up.
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Chair Professor Yang Mu awarded the 2016 Cikada Prize

Chair Professor Yang Mu was award the 2016 Cikada Prize by the Swedish Institute. In the afternoon of November 11th, the ceremony was held at the VIP room of NTNU. President Chang, Chair Professor Yang and other distinguished guests showed up. The Chairman of the Cikada Prize, Lars Vargö came to Taiwan to give the prize to Prof. Yang in person.
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German Professor Activates Robot in NTNU

At the Department of Electrical Engineering, you can easily spot a tall, foreign-looking man from other Asian faces. The German Professor Jack Baltes from the University of Manitoba in Canada came to NTNU this April is specialize in robot map building and positioning, intelligent control, computer vision, machine learning, etc. He got his PhD of computer science from the University of Calgary. Professor Baltes is a prolific writer and has won lots of international competition, for example, the 2016 RoboCup, the 2015 IEEE ICRA and the 2014 FIRA HuroCup WorldCup.
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Mandarin Teacher from NTNU Went to Russia to Teach Traditional Characters

The Ministry of Education start “The 8-year project of construction and application of Mandarin” in 2009 with an aim that Mandarin teachers can be the pusher of Taiwanese culture. So far, 607 people went to United States, Canada, Japan, Germany, France, Poland, Russia, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, India, Paraguay, Mexico and Malawi to teach Mandarin, expanding the world map of Taiwanese Mandarin teaching. This year, 130 people are selected to 15 countries. On September 7th, a press conference was held, inviting teachers that went teaching overseas to share their experience.
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Kate Hsu Becomes the Youngest Speaker of Commencement Speech at NTNU

Kate Hsu, the 29-year-old Alumni, and the Taiwanese Catalyst for Design For Change. Hsu gave up her job as a teacher in Affiliated Senior High School of National Taiwan Normal University, and went to the riverside school filmed in the movie “3 idiots” and contacted the principal, Kiran Bir Sethi. She started the Design For Change in Taiwan and teach children to stop complaining and start to change. Being the youngest speaker at graduation ceremony, Hsu shared her story with the students. The topic is “You are more powerful than you can imagine”. Kate has wanted to become a teacher since she was little. After getting the job as a substitute of a teacher, she thought she could teach forever. However, she discovered that students cared so much about the grades on their test papers and forgot that the most important thing is to enjoy the process of learning and progressing.
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