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  • 1983 PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA.

Research Interests

  • CVD diamond and nano carbons
  • Electron devices
  • Microelectronics fabrication processes and VLSI technology
  • Nanophotonics and sensors
  • Nanoscience and nanotechnology
  • Plasma science and applications
  • Pulsed power and high-voltage, high-current plasma switches


  • 1979/7 ~ 1983/8 Graduate Reasearch/Teaching Assistant, Department of Electrical Engineering, Texas Tech University
  • 1983/9 ~ 1988/9 Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering, Auburn University
  • 1988/9 ~ 1989/9 Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering, Auburn University
  • 1989/10 ~ 1992/9 Alumni Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering
  • 1991/9 ~ 1992/3 Visiting Scientist, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, U.K.
  • 1992/10 ~ 1995/9 Alumni Professor, Electrical Engineering, Auburn University
  • 1992/3 ~ 1992/9 NSF Japan Fellow, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1995/10 ~ 2007/6 Professor, Electrical Engineering, Auburn University
  • 2005/6 ~ 2006/8 Director, Center for Micro/Nano Technology Research, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2005/6 ~2006/8 Director, NCKU-ITRI Cooperative Research Center, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2005/8 ~ 2006/8 Director, Institute of technology and Microsystems Engineering, College of Engineering, National Cheng KungUniversity
  • 2005/8 ~ 2006/8 Director, NSC Southern Taiwan Nanotechnology Core Facility Center, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2006/1~ present University Chair Professor, Institute of Microelectronics, Department of Electrical Engineering, College of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2006/12 ~ 2009/07 Founding Director, Institute of Innovations and Advanced Studies, National Cheng Kung University,
  • 2007/7 ~ 2009/07 Vice President for Research and Development, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2007/7~ present Professor Emeritus, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama 36849 USA.
  • 2007/8 ~ 2009/07 Founding Editor-in-Chief, Banyan Research Express @NCKU, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2008/10 ~ 2009/07 Founding Director, NCKU-Delta Electronics Joint Research Center, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2009/8 ~ 2015/7 Dean, College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, National Cheng Kung University

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 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy


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