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Happy 105th Birthday Taipei Tech! October 29, 2016 is the celebration ceremony of Taipei Tech’s 105th anniversary. The Ceremony and the Conferment of Honorary Degrees for Kim Y.C. Tsai were held at the Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall. Under applause, President Ing-wen Tsai arrived at the ceremony. She believed that students should be proud of Taipei Tech and they had made a wise choice entering this school. Before finishing the remark, Tsai pointed out that cross-disciplinary ability and problem solving are two crucial competences that students should have in order to adapt to future industry trend.
Taipei Tech research team from the Institute of Environmental Engineering and Management conducted a study of comparison the effectivity between 11 different air purifiers and deodorizer. The result showed that activated carbon-zeolite filter performs best in keeping nitrogen oxide which is a common indoor air pollutant away among its competitors. This research was presented on Taiwan Public Health Association Annual Academic Conference for the first time.
The Study aboard fair organized by the Office of International Affairs was held on campus today. Attracted over 70 local students, the fair invited international students who came from different countries such as German, Poland, France, Japan, and so on to share their applying experience and culture.
The first autopilot plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) developed by MIT Media Lab was displayed at the 2016 Microsoft IoT Expo on Oct 17. In the future, people can expect to use APP to reserve one of these eco-friendly vehicles at a nearby spot to travel in the city. To increase convince, passengers can even use smart card for current Metro system to pay for car rental rate.
Wearable device is in trend right now. Ren-Gui Li, Professor from the Department of Electrical Engineering and founder of Zoetek, has been working on healthcare applications for electrical and information techniques for years. The aim for Li is to develop medical wearable device that is different from what we could see on the current market. Li noted that most wearable devices focus on sport and entertainment purposes, but medical wearable device is gaining more attention than ever since we are entering an aging society.
Taipei Tech’s 2016 Entrance ceremony was held on September 12. This year, we have 2088 freshmen. In the welcome speech, President Yao shared his personal observation with students. Yao noted that nowadays people need to develop second professional specialty to adapt to the fast changing trend of the globalized world.
Aerospace industry is one of the main five industries that President Ing-wen Tsai said she want to focus on develop. Recognizing the potential of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), Taipei Tech and GEOSAT Aerospace & Technology Inc. joint hands to establish the Advanced Communication Technology LAB, ACT LAB, for conducting its communication technology related research.
Chinese Language Training Center of Taipei Tech has 5 Chinese study groups from the globe including France, Japan, and Cambodia, etc. in this summer. In addition to interesting language learning course and culture trip, Taipei Tech also offers electrical practice experience such as circuit board manufacture.
Taipei Tech held an exhibition/press conference to show public our wood planer art energy as well as to celebrate 50th anniversary of Department of Industrial Design on June 22. Recently Zhan worked with Taipei Tech to make a 2.5 meter long wood planer and is applying for the Guinness World Records now.
Taipei Tech held a press conference/exhibition on advanced disaster prevention and rescue technology on June 15. Many useful technologies caught audience eyes. Below are three to name a few.Flood forecasting and distributed computing system
Joint developed by Je-Hao Zhang, Associated Professor from the Department of Civil Engineering, and Water Resources Agency, Ministry of Economic Affairs, the “Flood Forecasting and Distributed Computing System” use hydro meteorological information to predict debris flows when issued a land warning for typhoon.