Professor J.D. Wang's area of specialization lies in environmental and occupational health, epidemiology and other related fields. He has won many scholastic achievement awards in the past, including the "outstanding science and technology honorary award" of the Executive Yuan in 1998, and the Ministry of Education's.
Academic Award in 2001. His highest honor was being selected as an academician for the Collegium Ramazzini, which is commonly recognized as the loftiest honor for occupational medicine practitioners. In 2003 he was awarded national chair professorship by the Ministry of Education. This year he won the same honor for the second time, and became a lifelong national chair professor.
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Professor Lin- Shan Lee specialized in the study of communications in his early days, and subsequently gained prominence for his research in the fields of digital acoustic processing, digital signal processing, and digital transmission. He is well known for blazing the trail for digital phonology research. In the past he won many honors, including being selected IEEE Fellow, Ministry of Education's National Chair Professor, NTU's Chair Professor, and NTU's Tenured Professor by Special Appointment, etc. This year Professor Lee made another great stride by winning the lifelong national chair professorship.
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Other NTU winners of the 11th national chair professorships include Department of International Business Professor Mao-Wei Hung (in the social sciences category), Department of Atmospheric Science Professor Hung-Chi Kuo (in the math and natural sciences category), and School of Medicine Professor Pan-chyr Yang (in the catergory of biology, medicine, and agriculture).
Professor Mao-Wei Hung dedicates himself to research in financial engineering, behavioral finance, asset pricing theory, international investment and asset management. He has won many awards and international recognition. Apart from being listed among the top twenty researchers in the Asia Pacific region in finance (he was the only nominee from Taiwan), he also won the outstanding scholar chair professorship from the Foundation for the Advancement of Outstanding Scholars, and the Distinguished Research Award in Management from the National Science Council .
Professor Hung-Chi Kuo is well recognized in the studies of typhoon and vortex dynamics, computational mathematics and atmospheric/ocean fluid dynamics. He distinguished himself in understanding important typhoon problems such as landfall track deflection in Taiwan, elliptical eyewall rotation, successive formation of typhoons, formation dynamics of concentric eyewall, and equatorial typhoon genesis. He has been honored three times the Distinguished Research Award by Taiwan's National Science Council. He was awarded the title of Lifelong Distinguished Professor in 2006 when the honorary title system was first established by NTU.
Professor Pan-chyr Yang, on the other hand, is known for his achievements in the studies of the technology of chest sonography, and the pathogenic mechanisms of lung cancer.. For his successful establishment of the metastasis model of lung cancer, he was elected into Academia Sinica in 2006.
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Among the winners of the 51st Ministry of Education's Academic Awards, three come from NTU. They are, respectively, Professor Yi-ting Li (Department of Economics), Professor Grace Chu-fang Lo (Department of Biotechnology), and Professor Wang Huei (Department of Electrical Engineering).
Professor Yi-ting Li specializes in monetary theories and macroeconomics theories. His past honors include winning Academia Sinica's Young Scholar's Research Writing Award, and the National Science Council's Outstanding Achievement Award, among others.
Professor Grace Chu-fang Lo's recent research focuses on the viral diseases of aquatic crustaceans (shrimps), the prevention of diseases for aquaculture species, and basic biology research of viruses She has won many lofty academic awards for her distinguished research achievements, including the Executive Yuan's Outstanding Technology Award, National Science Council's Outstanding Research Award (three times), and the Chinese Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology's Outstanding Biological Science Research Award., etc.