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On behalf of National Chi Nan University (NCNU) and the Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy (TAISE), NCNU President Dr. Yuhlong Oliver Su and TAISE Chairman Dr. Eugene Chien signed a cooperative pact on Sept. 23 forming a new academic-business partnership championing the sustainable development of Taiwan.

NCNU has been utilizing its administrative and academic resources to identify the industrial and business potential of its Nantou hometown and nurture the required talents and personnel accordingly.

'Applied Sciences' selects NCNU research paper as February cover story

A research paper titled "Optimized LED-Integrated Agricultural Facilities for Adjusting the Growth of Water Bamboo (Zizania latifolia)” by NCNU's multi-department team has been published by an SCI journal “Applied Sciences” as the cover story of its February issue.

National Chi Nan University and Taiwanese firm CH Biotech R&D look forward to a fruitful year of agricultural cooperation following the signing of a Letter of Intent (LOI) in December 2019. The partnership will see land revitalization and student participation from NCNU, and technical and on-site training from CH Biotech.

 

National Chi Nan University was rated 2nd most sustainable university in Taiwan

NCNU was ranked 45th out of 780 universities in the world and 8th in Asia in UI GreenMetric World University Rankings 2019. 

Using her literary-themed hostel café as a base, Professor Luo’s enduring outreach efforts have strengthened Puli’s core identity, introduced new knowledge and initiatives, and fashioned a new charter for community-university cooperation. By linking Lancheng with National Chi Nan University and Puli Township, she has also brought the community closer to the world.

The National Chi Nan University's rowing team captured second place in an invitational competition held in Jiangxi Province's Nanchang City on July 1, beating out established teams from international schools including Harvard University, University of Cambridge, and University of Oxford. The top spot was cinched by New Zealand's University of Otago.

The National Chi Nan University held its graduation ceremony for the 2018-2019 school year on June 1. Themed “Jigsaw of Memories,” the event paid tribute to both the accumulation of past schoolyard experiences and future professional aspirations.

CT&D Group has been rendering great support to NCNU, both in academic research and student internships. This partnership has seen 74 NCNU students enroll in internships offered by the world-renowned business group, in which their training included lectures delivered by top-ranking managerial officials.

The NCNU Rowing Team has won 2 gold, 4 silver, and 2 bronze medals at the 40th Hong Kong Rowing Championships!

Highlights

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NCNU spearheads new Shui Sha Lian development plan
Carrying forth with objectives stated on Sept. 5 during a joint press conference held by the four townships, Shui Sha Lian Regional Development Committee members including mayors and teachers from all four NCNU colleges worked together to plan for the region's sustained prosperity and identify more opportunities for academic collaboration in local governance.
s 2020-09-07
​​​​​​​NCNU set to become nation's top producer of solar power
Through the Nantou County Government and the Energy Bureau of the Ministry of Economic Affairs’ "Promotion of Green Energy Roofs Project," NCNU and Xinming Energy Co., Ltd. (新明能源有限公司) signed a lease agreement for solar photovoltaic equipment that will generate 1.5 megawatts of power. This deal makes NCNU the first project site in the government's green energy roof project to challenge the 1-megawatt benchmark, and cements NCNU as a green university and a development center for sustainable energy.
s 2020-08-12
NCNU holds forums, student competition on regional empowerment
A series of forums and proposals aimed at brainstorming for more localized and creative ideas on regional empowerment took place at National Chi Nan University on May 13. Organized by LESSON+ (Learning and Enhancement Center for Small-business Startup of NCNU) and CTCA Taiwan (Creative Tourism and Community Design Association in Taiwan), the program was attended by delegates representing the tourism, grassroots revitalization, and agricultural cooperative interests of the central Taiwanese regions of Nantou, Taichung, Changhua, and Yunlin.
s 2020-08-11
NCNU holds educational fair to highlight importance of water resources
To raise public awareness of the importance of water resources and the interconnected ecology that support such life-providing systems, National Chi Nan University held a special water-themed carnival called “Just Keep Swimming” on June 6 next to the Pacheng Flood Canal at an experimental forest conservation area maintained by National Chung Hsing University in central Taiwan.

Faculty Stories

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Since Wang joined NCNU in 2004, she has facilitated the launch of NCNU's Center for Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Research, then developed diagnostic tests for campus- or dating-related violence, such as the Taiwan Intimate Partner Violence Danger Assessment, for use by frontline social workers all across Taiwan. In recent years, Wang has continued working with others to successfully lobby for more much-warranted legal protection for women and children in Taiwan. She also guided TCAV in organizing two editions of the Asia-Pacific Summit on Gender-Based Violence, in which policymakers from across Asia meet in Taipei to fortify the networks that protect women and the young. This year she partnered with non-governmental organizations to form a coalition for criminalizing stalkers in all forms. Policymaking and academia are but two facets of her decades-long and illustrious career — one that is marked by perseverance, compassion, and a Purple Ribbon Award from MOHW for contributing to national protective services.
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Hsiang Chen, chair of National Chi Nan University's Department of Applied Materials and Optoelectronic Engineering, began his academic journey in the field of electrical engineering before delving into photonics and nanomaterials. Respected among his peers as a well-trained engineer who has never ceased his research efforts, Chen maintains a steady publishing average of 8 articles per year in international science master journals listed on the Science Citation Index (SCI). Apart from livening up his department's recruitment and teaching process, he is also leading the way for more case studies, hands-on experiments, and industry knowledge such as the latest breakthroughs in technology and applications.
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A specialist in financial econometrics, Yu has been a professor with NCNU for over 17 years. She has mentored an incredible amount of talented students over the years, with many accepting offers from overseas universities and international companies upon graduating from Nantou. Yu places most emphasis on imparting informational acumen and a global perspective, both of which can be facilitated by keeping abreast of the latest theories through international publications and thesis reviews. She also encourages her disciples to attend academic seminars in the United States and Europe.

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