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Dean Kao Wen Chung Elected as President of the IEEE Consumer Technology Society

Dean of College of Technology and Engineering Kao Wen Chung is elected as the President of the IEEE Consumer Technology Society (CTSoc) 2023/2024. Dean Kao became the first Taiwanese President of the society and one of the few Taiwanese Presidents in the society of IEEE, which is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. The is beneficial to the international visibility and influence of Taiwan’s scholar in the field of Consumer Technology.

Taiwan's VR artist Hsin-Chien Huang Wins the Best VR Story Awards of Cannes XR

The awards ceremony of Le Marché du Film will be held at midnight of July 13, 2021, at the Museum of Reality. The latest VR production by Distinguished Professor of NTNU, artist Hsin-Chien Huang, has been riding high among the other 16 nominated productions and bring home the prestigious "Best VR Story" award. "Samsara Ep. 1" is the first native VR production from Taiwan to receive such honor and has once again put Taiwan on the map!

Professor Sung Yao Ting of the Dept. of Educational Psychology and Counseling Awarded Academic Award

Knowing that education can change a person’s future, Vice President Sung Yao Tinghas dedicated his life to educational psychology, psychometrics, psychological testing and other related fields. He has more than 30 years of teaching experience and assist in the formulation of education policies. He was responsible for the exam questions of the The Basic Competence Test for Junior High School Students and Comprehensive Assessment Program for Junior High School Students. He experienced major revolutionary reforms in education while paying attention to the development of Mandarin Teaching in Taiwan. He assists in the promotion of the Test of Chinese Language Proficiency (TOCFL) to the world, and care about the education in remote areas. He established a PASSION teaching team (Program of Adaptive Screening, Streaming, and Instruction for Omni-directional Nurturing) and changed the lives of low-achieving children, and his many contributions made him a third time winner of the National Science Council Outstanding Research Award. On March 22, Vice Presient Sung received the 64th Academic Award of the Ministry of Education from Premier Su Tseng Chang.

Foreign Students at NTNU Spent Lunar New Year Together

According to statistics from the Ministry of Education, there are 62,387 foreign students in the academic year of 2020. This winter vacation is probably a special experience for most of them. Under the impact of the pandemic across the globe, many foreign students are unable to travel back to their home countries. Therefore, some of them promised to have a Taiwanese like lunar new year with fellow classmates. During the holiday, the dorm was opened 24-hour for students.

NTNU professor 1st Taiwanese to receive distinguished chemistry award

Taipei, Feb. 18 (CNA) Chiu Mei-hung (邱美虹), a professor at National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU), has become the first Taiwanese to receive the Distinguished Women in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering award by an international scientific organization, the Taipei-based university said on Thursday.