Professor Wen-I Lin, Dean of Office of International Affairs of NTPU visited Mr. Adila, the Director of Tourism and Transportation Department of Indonesian Economic and Trade Office to Taipei on October 6, 2021, for preliminary talks for the plans to strengthen the partnership. He spoke with the Director about the potential areas of collaborations, including technology, culture, and academic exchange. NTPU has signed MoU with several Universities in Indonesia, including UI, UAI, and Binus, and is now looking for a further step to more in-depth collaboration with all its partners.
On September 28, 2021, representatives from National Taiwan University (NTPU) and Consortium for Study Abroad in Taiwan(CSAT) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) at a signing ceremony, which was held at the Brainstorming Corner in NTPU’s library. This agreement was signed by Dr. Chen-Jai Lee, President of NTPU, and Dr. Randall Nadeau, the Executive Director of the Foundation for Scholarly Exchange (Fulbright Taiwan). The event, which coincided with the annual Teacher’s day in Taiwan, making this event even more significant.
The ceremony was delivered and witnessed in the presence of Fulbright Taiwan Director Dr. Randall L. Nadeau, Executive Director, Mr. Astin Chang, and Ms. Dalia Chang. National Taipei University representatives comprised President of NTPU, Dr. Chen-Jai Lee, Dr. Wen-I Lin, Dr. Tai-Hsi Wu, Dr. Yue-Shan Chang, Dr. Peter Y.H. Chen, Dr. Shu-Ling Chen, Dr. Shun-Te Yuo, Dr. Chia-An Ku, Dr. Kuo-Hsun Ma, Dr. Lucy Ting, and four Fulbright Campus Advisors, Dr. Daw-Tung Lin, Dr. Rae Lan, Dr. Wen-Chun Chang, and Dr. Wen-Yeh Huang.
President Lee expressed his appreciation to Fulbright Taiwan for their dedicated efforts in strengthening the bilateral academic and educational exchanges between Taiwan and the United States for the past 65 years. Through the program, NTPU students will have more opportunities to communicate with American students and mingle with people from different social and educational backgrounds.
Director Dr. Randall L. Nadeau explained that the collaboration between CSAT program and National Taipei University will bring the United States and Taiwan closer together. Through educational and cultural exchange, people from two countries can build a foundation of warm friendship and communication which will last for many years. Dr. Nadeau also mentioned that the rooting of the trees symbolized the deepening friendship between NTPU and Fulbright Taiwan.
After the signing ceremony, both representatives stroll down to Mind Lake Hall to attend the NTPU-Fulbright Tree Planting Initiative Ceremony. The tree planted on the square in front of the Mind Lake Hall is Zelkova. Symbolizing wisdom, it is the 22nd tree that Fulbright planted in Taiwan. The Mind Lake Hall is a newly established facility and would soon be open in October 2021.
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.