NATIONAL CHENG KUNG UNIVERSITY, TAINAN, TAIWAN
BANYAN
Volume 27 Issue 3 - August 15, 2014
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Yun-Chorng Chang
Observation of Absorption-Dominated Bonding Dark Plasmon Mode from Metal-Insulator-Metal Nanodisk Arrays fabricated by Nanospherical-Lens Lithography
Jih-Jen Wu
Efficient Electron Collection in Hybrid Polymer Solar Cells: In-Situ Generated ZnO/Poly(3-hexylthiophene) Scaffolded by TiO2 Nanorod Array
Shu-Chu Shiesh
An integrated microfluidic system for rapid screening of alpha-fetoprotein-specific aptamers
Shoou-Jinn Chang
GaN-Based Light-Emitting Diodes on Electrochemically Etched n¯-GaN Template
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NCKU Press Center
TCUS launches its transnational research team
NCKU Press Center
NCKU professors in national energy program visits TGI to foster academia-industry collaboration
News Release
NCKU Press Center
NCDR, NCKU sign cooperative agreement to for disaster prevention technology research
NCKU Press Center
TCUS-ITRI cooperative agreements focus on 3D-printing and smart manufacturing
NCKU Press Center
NCKU teams shine at Innovation & Startups final competition
NCKU Press Center
The Meeting of Parasite Museum and Cross-Straits Conference in Parasitology Teaching kicks off at NCKU
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TCUS launches its transnational research team
NCKU Press Center
[Tainan, Taiwan, August 6, 2014]
Taiwan Comprehensive University System (TCUS) announced at a recent press conference that the TCUS transnational research team is officially launched as commitment to strengthen the institute’s research excellence.

Five world-renowned scholars are invited to join the TCUS transnational research team, TCUS honorary chancellor Paul Ching-Wu Chu revealed.

They are Dr. Xiang Zhang from University of California, Berkeley, Dr. Nai-Chang Yeh from California Institute of Technology, Dr. Zhifeng Ren from the University of Houston, Dr. Chih-Ming Ho from University of California, Los Angeles and Dr. Tu-nan Chang from University of Southern California.

TCUS established in 2012 is an alliance formed by National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), National Sun Yat-Sen University (NSYSU), National Chung Hsing University (NCHU), and National Chung Cheng University (CCU).

TCUS honorary chancellor Chu, Dr. Tu-nan Chang, NCKU president Hwung-Hweng Hwung, NSYSU president Hung-Duen Yang, and CCU president Jyh-Yang Wu attended a grand ceremony took place on August 5 at the conference held at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), southern Taiwan, to mark the alliance’s commitment to strategic research partnership.

The research team will explore the areas in advanced marine resources, new frontier materials, and bio-medical engineering, according to TCUS honorary chancellor Chu.

He also said, TCUS will allocate funds to two sub-projects in the area of advanced marine resources first with $10 million NT dollars per year for each of the sub-projects.

Dr. Xiang Zhang, Dr. Nai-Chang Yeh, Dr. Zhifeng Ren, and Dr. Chih-Ming Ho will visit Taiwan in the middle of February, 2015 to further discuss the related issues with the team members, Chu noted.
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