The Recipient ofthe 2018 OSA Sang Soo Lee Award: Dr. Lee Cheng-Chung
The Sang Soo Lee Award, established jointly by the OSA and the OSK, recognizes eminent individuals who have made a major contribution to the development of optics and photonics in their home countries through their endeavor to conduct outstanding research and education and eventually have acquired substantial academic and economic results.
NCU and AIRBUS Sign Contract to Launch SPOT Direct Receiving Service
Multi-satellite remote sensing is an indispensable part of a modern state’s spatial information infrastructure. The CSRSR at NCU and AIRBUS, the European multinational corporation, formally signed a contract to activate the “direct reception” of SPOT-6 and SPOT-7 earth observing satellite data, making CSRSR an official DRS of SPOT-6/7.
Unveiling the Secret Relationship Between Kuroshio and Fish Catch: Dr. Oey Lie-Yauw of IHOS Proposes the Influence Mechanism
By collecting and examining satellite remote sensing data and long-term fisheries statistics, Dr. Oey Lie-Yauw, Professor of the Graduate Institute of Hydrological and Oceanic Sciences (IHOS) at NCU, and his research team discovered that about 40% of changes in mackerel catches were influenced by the change of the Kuroshio, the “Black Current” in Japanese.
Smallsats making a Big Breakthrough: GISS Student joins international team to win first place at the UNISEC Pre5th Mission Idea Contest
Ms. Duann Yi, a graduate student at the Graduate Institute of Space Science (GISS) at NCU, teamed up with fellow students William Evonovsky from the University of Colorado and Kaustubh Anand Kandi from the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST) to participate in the Pre5th Mission Idea Contest (MIC) established by University Space Engineering Consortium (UNISEC) in Rome, Italy, at the end of 2017.
Photovoltaic Efficiency Verification Laboratory: The First ISO/IEC17025 Accredited Solar Cell Calibration Laboratory built by a Universities in Taiwan
The Photovoltaic Efficiency Verification Laboratory (PVEVL) in the Research Center for New Generation Photovoltaics (RCNPV), National Central University (NCU) successfully acquired the ISO/IEC 17025 laboratory accreditation from the Taiwan Accreditation Foundation (TAF) in 2017. It is the first accredited solar cell calibration laboratory own by a university in Taiwan.