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NO.018 / Publication Date:January 19, 2012
Editor's Note

A new year is a time for new beginnings, and the past few months have found NTU celebrating both the old and the new. In November, as the University celebrated its 83rd anniversary, President Si-chen Lee called on the NTU family to broaden its outlook and aim for the top, and expressed his desire that NTU make the leap from being a follower to becoming a leader. He also presented this year’s Outstanding Alumni Awards to six prominent alumni, and presented an honorary doctorate degree to Prof. Pang-yuan Chi, whose compilation, research and promotion of Taiwan’s literature propelled the nation’s literature onto the world stage.

The Outstanding Alumni Awards were awarded to the following individuals: Nan-chun Yang of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Bang-xin Ding of the Department of Chinese Language and Literature, Chen-ming Hu of the Department of Electrical Engineering, Jen-shyong Ho of the Department of Economics, Stephen Lee of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Chau-chun Lu of the Department of Electrical Engineering.

The University is also extremely pleased to announce alumnus Jerry P. Yu’s donation of NT million in research funding to the university’s Center for Public Policy and Law. Mr. Yu, an attorney, strongly believes that public policy must be implemented through the legislative system, and his generous donation is certain to have a significant positive impact on campus and on the world outside the campus gates. The University is grateful for this expression of support from this prominent alumnus. A special report in this issue provides additional information about Mr. Yu’s donation.

During the last few months, NTU professors, institutes, and students have received a number of awards and other honors. The Mathematical Science Institute won the Taiwan-France Science and Technology Award, NTU professors claimed National Chair Professor Awards and Academic Awards, and students won the International Electronic Design Automation Contest. In addition, the US Liver Disease Association presented an award to Dr. Ding-shinn Chen, the National Science Council awarded the 2011 Ta-you Wu Memorial Award to ten NTU professors, and a professor of environmental engineering won the Teco Award for Green Technology Contributions.

NTU scholars have also made a number of recent research accomplishments. Biomedical researchers published an important cancer research discovery in Science, a multidisciplinary NTU team detected viral hemorrhagic septicemia through nanotechnology spectroscopy, a research team made red blood cell production findings that could help people with blood problems, the NTU College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciencehad four papers accepted by the 2012 International Solid-State Circuits Conference, and research teams led by former Bell Labs scientists are seeking the holy grail of compound semiconductors.

As NTU enters a new year, the university community looks back with gratitude on the accomplishments of the past year. It also hopes for continued successes in the coming year. We wish NTU alumni and all members of the campus community the best in the year ahead.

 

special report

 

President Si-chen Lee presents a gift to Guatemala's President Colom

Caring for one’s alma mater, benefiting others: Jerry P. Yu, attorney, donates NT million in research funding to the university’s Center for Public Policy and Law.>>Full Text

 

Guatemala President Leads 20-Plus Delegation to NTU for Cultural Exchanges...>>Full Text

Honorary Doctorate and Alumni Awards Presented at 83rd Anniversary Celebration...>>Full Text

2011 NTU Outstanding Alumni Award Recipients...>>Full Text

The Ceremony for The Scholarship Awards in The School year of 2011: President Lee Encouraged NTU Students to Develop the Required Virtues and to Live a Prosperous Life with the Enriched Mind...>>Full Text

Entrepreneurship Students Shadow Wang Group Chairman Sheng-yi Dai..>>Full Text

Fubon Financial Donates NT million to Create Fubon Chair Professorship...>>Full Text

 

 

Research Achiements

Mathematical Science Institute Wins Taiwan-France Science and Technology Award...>>Full Text

NTU Professors Claim National Chair Professor Awards and Academic Awards...>>Full Text

Students Win International Electronic Design Automation Contest...>>Full Text

US Liver Disease Association Presents Award to Dr. Ding-shinn Chen...>>Full Text

NSC Awards 2011 Ta-you Wu Memorial Award to Ten NTU Professors...>>Full Text

Environmental Engineer Wins Teco Award for Green Technology Contributions...>>Full Text

 

 

 

 

 

Honors

Biomedical Researchers Publish Important Cancer Research Discovery in Science...>>Full Text

Promoting University Academic Excellence and Caring Society: NTU’s Multidisciplinary Team Detects Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia by the Nanotechnology Spectroscopy ..>>Full Text

Red Blood Cell Production Findings Could Help People with Blood Problems...>>Full Text

National Taiwan University Will Present Our Academic Achievement at 2012 ISCC with Four Accepted Articles ...>>Full Text

Former Bell Labs Scientists Seek Holy Grail of Compound Semiconductors...>>Full Text

 

 

 

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