Executive Vice President, NTNU

Frank Yung-Hsiang Ying

Prof. Yung-Hsiang (Frank) Ying received his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Kentucky in 1998. His research interests include international finance, macroeconomics, political economics, and health economics. After teaching a year at Colgate University in the USA, he returned to Taiwan and became a faculty at National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU) in Kaohsiung in 1999. In 2012, Prof. Ying joined National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) in Taipei.

In addition to being an academic, Prof. Ying has also served various administrative positions. That includes department chair, Director of the NSYSU Poll Center, and Vice President for International Affairs at NSYSU, executive member of the Taiwan Assessment and Evaluation Association (TWAEA), board member of the Asia-Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE), and the Dean of the College of Management at NTNU. He is currently an Executive Vice President of NTNU, where he oversees university fundraising, public relations and global alumni relations.

Frank Ying's research is published in many well-respected international academic journals, including the Journal of International Money and Finance, Comparative Economics, China Economic Review, Health Economics, Accident Analysis and Prevention, Drug and Alcohol Dependence, and BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making.

Throughout Frank Ying's career, he has promoted university internationalization through advocating for studying abroad, engaging faculty members in multiple-country research projects, and hosting symposia with partner universities. He has traveled throughout the world as a visiting scholar at several institutions, including Harvard University (USA), Sciences Po Lyon (France), Xiamen University (China), Akita International University (Japan), and University of Lodz (Poland).