Dr. Han C.W. Hsiao | Asia University, Taiwan

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Dr. Han C.W. Hsiao

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Associate Professor

Director, Center for International Academic Exchange

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Email: hwhsiao at asia.edu.tw

Phone: +886-4-23323456 ext. 6277

500 Liufeng Road, Wufeng, Taichung 41354, Taiwan ROC

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PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1999

MS, National Central University, 1990

BS, Fu-Jen Catholic University, 1988

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Han C.W. Hsiao (_n, formerly Han-Wen Hsiao) received a BS degree in physics from Fu Jen Catholic University in 1988, an MS degree in atmospheric physics with concentration in satellite remote sensing from National Central University in 1990, and a PhD degree in civil engineering with a specialization in geoinformatics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in 1999. During his graduate study in the US, he worked respectively for the Robotics Center and the Business Process Division of Construction Engineering Research Laboratories of Corps of Engineers, US Army. He then participated in the UIUC Digital Library Initiative Project for more than two years. After graduation, he joined as a postdoctoral researcher in the information system research team of the Office of the National Science and Technology Program for Hazards Mitigation. He has been with Asia University (formerly Taichung Healthcare and Management University) since fall 2001, where he is currently an associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics, and also holds a joint appointment with the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering. He has been serving as Director of the Center for International Academic Exchange since August 2008. In the meantime, he joins the Center for Semantic Biomedical Computing at Asia University, where he leads the intelligent computation group for semantic retrieval of multimedia. Dr. Hsiao is very active in academic activities. He has served as different chairs, program committee member, and paper reviewer of many IEEE international conferences as well as domestic conferences. His research interests are in the areas of geoinformatics, bioinformatics, pattern recognition, data mining, and image processing. Recently, his research direction focuses on semantic computing for biomedical and multimedia data.

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