Executive Vice President
Professor Yao-Ting Sung is a chair professor at the National Taiwan Normal University. He has received several awards for excellence in academic achievement, including Da-Yu Wu Memorial Award and three Outstanding Research Awards issued by the Ministry of Science and Technology (formerly the National Science Council). His research focuses on educational psychology, psychological and educational assessment, computer-assisted learning and testing, as well as Chinese text analysis. Prof. Sung directs a world-leading team that specializes in bringing cutting-edge academic research and tools to improve automated affective assessment, readability prediction, and essay scoring. The team has built several diagnostic and assessment platforms based on the aforementioned technologies for career interest assessment, Chinese language learning, and adaptive reading. These educational platforms have been used in many countries around the world, involving about three million students each year. By integrating theories of learning psychology and advanced technology, the research team is gradually reaching its goal of innovating teaching practice, promoting student development, and closing achievement gap in both primary and secondary education. The research team has also exported its technology to support overseas Chinese teaching and assessment practices. Additionally, the research results have infused new life into education industry and enhanced its development.
Prior to becoming vice president of the university, Prof. Sung has served several administrative positions in the university, including the director of Research Center for Psychological and Educational Testing, the director of Office of Research and Development, and the Chief Executive Officer of Aim for the Top University Project.
Other scholarly administrative experiences include serving as the editor-in-chief of TSSCI journals Psychological Testing and Journal of Research in Education Sciences, as a guest editor or on the editorial board of several international journals and book series including British Journal of Educational Technology, Journal of Technology and Society, and Chinese Language Learning Sciences Series.
Prof. Sung has also contributed to the planning and implementation of national education by serving as a committee member of the Twelve-Year National Basic Education Planning Group of the Ministry of Education and Information Steering Committee of the Ministry of Examination. Currently, he is also the director of the National Assessment Center for Education.
Executive Vice President
Frank Yung-Hsiang Ying
Professor Yung-hsiang (Frank) Ying, graduated from the University of Kentucky, is a Ph.D. in Economics with research interests including International Finance, Macroeconomics, Political Economics, and Health Economics. After teaching a year at Colgate University in the United States, he went to Kaohsiung, Taiwan and became a faculty member at National Sun Yat-sen University for many years.
He then joined National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) in 2012. Over his career, he has had administrative experiences in various positions including department chairs, Director of Poll Center, Vice President for International Affairs, executive member of Taiwan Assessment and Evaluation Association, board member of Asia-Pacific Association for International Education, and Dean of College of Management. Now he is the Executive Vice President at NTNU.
Through his career, he has been devoted to promote internationalisation of universities by advocating students studying abroad, engaging faculty members in multiple-countries research teams, and hosting symposiums with partner universities.
Executive Vice President
Greg Chung-Mou Lee
Professor Greg C. Lee received B.S. degree from Louisiana State University in 1985, and M.S. & Ph.D. degrees from Michigan State University in 1988 and 1992, respectively, all in computer science and Engineering. Prof. Lee joined National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) in 1992. In his 25+ years of tenure with NTNU, Prof. Lee has received numerous awards, including Outstanding Teacher Award, Distinguish Professorship, Industrial Project Awards, and ACM ICPC Outstanding Service award. Prof. Lee has served NTNU in different capacities, including Chair of the Computer Science and Information Engineering department, Director of the Computer Center, Director of the Digital Media Center and Director of the Information Technology Center.
Over the years, Prof. Lee has expanded his interests and services into K-12 education, where he coached numerous students for participation in various International Science Fairs and headed the Taiwan national team in the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI). Prof. Lee is a long-standing member of the IEEE, ACM, and is currently serving as the President of the IOI.