Professor Daw-Tung Lin, the lecturer of the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, and Dr. Chia-An Ku, the lecturer of the Department of Real Estate and Built Environment, were presented in a series of online-lecture on June 3 and 4, 2021. The event was host by the Office of International Affairs (OIA) of NTPU and its partner University, the Binus University of Indonesia. More than 300 students attended those online classes and heard the lecturers talk about” Artificial Intelligence and Applications to Computer Vision” and “Planning for Disaster Resilient Future Cities”. Two lecturers from Binus University, Mr. Michael Djimantoro, and Ms. Yanita Milla also joined and presented the “Multisensory in Urban Design” and the “Sustainable Urban Drainage System” to share the experience of urban planning of Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia.
OIA will hold the third lecture on June 18, given by Professor Daw-Tung Lin and Dr. Mou-Yen Chen, the Chief Technology Officer of Orbit Tech. Inc. The event will soon be announced on the OIA website and they welcome active participation from all faculties and students of National Taipei University.
The school goes online teaching till the end of the semester.
Because of the rise in local confirmed cases and cooperation with the government for the safety of staff and students, National Taipei University started remote teaching from May 17th, 2021, till the end of the semester.
The Academic Affairs Office, the Student Affairs Office, and other units will announce separately additional measures such as the final exam and graduation ceremony.
We request students to avoid gathering and be vigilant at all times to the epidemic. Please also follow guidelines released by the Central Epidemic Command Center and Ministry of Education.
Collaborating During Coronavirus: National Taipei University signed MOU with Kyungpook National University
National Taipei University (NTPU), Taiwan, and the Kyungpook National University (KNU), Korea, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in April 2021 for developing academic exchanges and cooperation in teaching and research.
The spread of COVID-19 has deeply impacted the international education and the student mobility. Although the global mobility has been significantly decreased by the pandemic, it has brought new opportunities to advance international collaboration. The participation in the online events, such as virtual conference and online lectures has provided valuable opportunities that expand NTPU’s global network. During September 2020 to March 2021, The Office of International Affairs has attended 20 virtual activities, which is an increase of 60% over the past years.
In December 2020, the Director of International Cooperation Division, Dr. Chia-An Ku received an invitation of collaboration from Kyungpook National University right after both Universities attended in a virtual conference. The delegates of both sides had an online meeting discussing the potential collaborations such as student and faculty exchange, joint research and internship, then they agreed to work in partnership to make contributions together to further development. The signing of MoU will initiate academic exchanges, including student exchanges on a reciprocal basis, joint research and lecture of faculty members.
As one of the leading University in Korea, Kyungpook National University (KNU) has driven itself to produce the top intellectuals of the age. Since its establishment in 1946 as a comprehensive national university representing the region of Daegu, KNU has been striving to lead Korea’s national and international development by fostering talented graduates who can serve as global community leaders. KNU has 17 colleges, 2 independent departments and 12 graduate schools with 30,719 students enrolled in undergraduate programs, 6,603 on graduate programs, plus 3,230 professors and 463 administrative staff.
Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association Ms. Murashima visits and discusses academic exchange between NTPU and Japan.
The Head of the Cultural Affairs and Public Relations Department from Japan -Taiwan Exchange Association, Murashima Ikuyo, visited NTPU on the 20th of this month with Assistant Director Hakuta Naoko and Ms. Chen Suh Ling. Director of Research Center for Asia and Pan Pacific Region, Yu-An Hsu, gave an enthusiastic welcome and led the way to meet President Chen-Jai Lee with Former Vice President Chun-Sheng Chen, Dean of Academic Affairs Dr. Lung-Pao Tsai, Former Dean of College of Law Dr. Chao-Chun Lin, Assistant Professor of College of Law Dr. Kobayashi Takanori and Research Fellow of Center for Haishan Research Pei Hsin Lin. They talked about future cooperation between the two sides. After a wide-ranging conversation, Ms.Murashima stopped by the library for checking Japanese book fair, 共に‧一起‧Always Here --閱讀深度日本. The last stop was Research Center for Asia and Pan Pacific Region. In there, They held an in-depth and practical discussion on Japan Research and academic exchange program.
Since the last time the former Head of the Cultural Affairs and Public Relations Department visited in 2019, Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association donates Japanese books yearly to Research Center for Asia and Pan Pacific Region for encouraging Japan research. The research Center has received 306 Japanese books so far. To let more students and professors see these valuable assets, Director Hsu contacted NTPU library and transferred all the books this year. The book fair, 共に‧一起‧Always Here --閱讀深度日本(Together‧Always Here—Read Japan deeply ), is held at the library from 4/19 to 4/30. Seeing the books from the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association exhibit in front of all the students, Ms. Murashima could not hide her excitement and took a picture of the book fair.
After a detailed and heated opinion exchange in Research Center for Asia and Pan Pacific Region, Ms. Murashima promised to convey the opinions on various academic programs from NTPU back to Japan. She showed her willingness to give a speech on Japan-Taiwan issues at NTPU. The speech will be arranged by Research Center for Asia and Pan Pacific Region soon.