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Last updated::2015-12-29    

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2015-12-29

The Pride of NCU—Glorious Academic Honors and Awards

NCU Honors : National Professorship and Academic Award from the Minist.. NCU Honors : National Professorship and Academic Award from the Ministry of Education. From left to right: NCU President Jing-Yang Jou, Prof. Wing-Huen Ip, Prof. Chi-Hung Juan, and the Minister of Education Se-Hwa Wu.

NCU faculty receives academic honors and awards one after another in the year of NCU’s centennial anniversary 2015! Dr. Wing-Huen Ip, Professor of the Graduate Institute of Astronomy, is awarded the holder of 19th National Professorship of the pleasure Ministry of Education (MOE). This is Dr. Ip’s second time being elected National Professorship holder and he wins life-long honor of National Professorship. Dr. Chi-Hung Juan, Professor at the Graduate Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, is the recipient of the 59th Academic Award from MOE and also named the Association for Psychological Science (APS) Fellow in 2015.

Dr. Wing-Huen Ip specializes in the plasma physics of Saturn and other planets, the surface of a comet, and the structure of the gas and dust of a comet nucleus. Dr. Ip’s research outcomes are often published in the world-renowned scientific journals such as Nature and Sciences. “Astronomy is the dream as well as the response to humans’ yearning for the value of their being and origin,” said Dr. Ip.

Cognitive Neuroscience is one of the emerging scientific fields. “Now is the best time for studying cognitive functions and their neural mechanisms!” stated Dr. Chi-Hung Juan. It is a discipline consisted of complicated puzzles, and rewarded with great pleasure in exploring new knowledge and improving human well-being. Dr. Juan now focuses on the application and development of visual attention, cognitive control, working memory and brain stimulation techniques in educational and clinical settings.

Dr. Ching-Cherng Sun, Professor of the Department of Optics and Photonics, and Dr. Jann-Yenq Liu, Professor of the Graduate Institute of Space Science, receive the Outstanding Research Award by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) in 2015. Dr. Loren Chang, Associate Professor of the Graduate Institute of Space Science, and Dr. Chia-Ming Kuo, Associate Professor of the Department of Physics, are both awarded Wu Ta-You Memorial Award by MOST in 2015.

In addition, NCU team supervised by Dr. Yi-Ming Chen, Director of the Department of Information Management, receives the Merit Award in “Tertiary Student Project” in The Asia Pacific ICT Alliance Awards 2015. Ms. Daphne Liu, alumna of the Department of Mathematics of NCU and Math Professor of California State University, Los Angeles, is the winner of the 2015 Mathematical Association of America’s Southern California-Nevada Section Outstanding Teaching Award.

Dr. Loren Chang , Associate Prof. of the Graduate Institute of Space S.. Dr. Loren Chang , Associate Prof. of the Graduate Institute of Space Science is recipient of Wu Ta-You Memorial Award by the Ministry of Science and Technology in 2015. Dr. Chia-Ming Kuo , Associate Prof. of the Dept. of Physics, is recipi.. Dr. Chia-Ming Kuo , Associate Prof. of the Dept. of Physics, is recipient of Wu Ta-You Memorial Award by the Ministry of Science and Technology in 2015.
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