Liang Gee Chen, Director

Prof. Liang-Gee Chen (陳良基) 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. Since 2007, he has been serving as a Co-Director General of National SoC Program. During 2009-2012, he was the Deputy Dean of college of EECS and a Distinguished Professor of Department of Electrical Engineering at National Taiwan University. He was the President of National Applied Research Laboratories during 2012-2013. He was the Executive Vice President for Academics & Research of National Taiwan University during 2013-2016. In 2016, he was the Political Deputy Minister of Ministry of Education, Taiwan, R.O.C. Currently, he is the minister of Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, R.O.C. He was elected as a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors(NAI) in 2017. He is an IEEE Fellow from 2001 for his contributions to algorithm and architecture design on video coding systems. In 2009, he was awarded TWAS Prizes and National Professorship. His research interests are DSP IC design, video signal processing and bio-signal processing. He has over 550 publications, 48 patents and 31 US patents.