Education 2.0

Prof. Liang-Gee Chen

President of National Applied Research Laboratories


Prof. Liang-Gee Chen received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, R.O.C. in 1979, 1981, and 1986, respectively. In 1988, he joined the Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University. Currently, he serves as the Chair Professor and received the National Professorship of Taiwan. He is the IEEE Fellow from 2001. His research interests include DSP architecture design, video processor design, and video coding systems. He has over 420 publications and 15 US patents. He has conducted more than 100 technology transfers and helped two start-ups IPO successfully.
Dr. Chen has served as Editorial Board for many IEEE Transactions in VLSI, Video Technology and Circuits and Systems. He also had invited as the Chair of technical program committee for 2009 IEEE ICASSP and ISCAS 2012. In 2011, he received the Best paper award of IEEE CICC, Custom Integrated Circuits Conference.

Dr. Chen is also an enthusiastic entrepreneur. He is the founder of Taiwan IC design Society, CIC (Chip Implementation Center), NTU SOC center and Graduate Institute of Electronics Engineering. From 2007, he established the Creativity and Entrepreneurship Program at National Taiwan University. The program built the curriculum of innovation, entrepreneurship and start-up. It changes the culture of NTU students and become one of the most welcome programs at NTU.