Calculated based on number of publications stored in Pure and citations from Scopus

Research activity per year

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile


  • 1998 PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), University of Pittsburgh.

Research Interests

  • 3D Automatic Optical Inspection
  • Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Deep Learning
  • Embedded Computer Vision System
  • Human-Computer Interaction and Augmented Reality
  • Image Processing, 3D Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Intelligent Robot Arm and Automation
  • Intelligent Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS, Cloud Computing)


  • 1993/01~1993/08 Engineer, Surface Systems, Inc. R&D, USA.
  • 1995/05~1998/04 DARPA and NIMH Project Research Assistant, Robotics Institute, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, USA.
  • 1998/05~1998/12 DARPA and NIMH Project Research Scientist, Robotics Institute, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, USA.
  • 1999/01~2002/07 DARPA Surveillance Project Lead at R&D, L1-Identity Corporation, USA.
  • 2002/08~present Assistant Professor; Associate Professor; Professor, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2015/08~present Associate Chair; Director, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering; Institute of Manufacturing Information and System, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2017/02~present Engineers Deputy Secretary-general, Chinese Institute of Automation

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


Dive into the research topics where James Jenn-Jier Lien is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 1 Similar Profiles

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

Recent external collaboration on country/territory level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or