Lee Si-Chen

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Lee Si-Chen
Born August 13, 1952 (1952-08-13) (age 65)
Gangshan, Taiwan
Nationality Taiwanese
Other names Si-Chen Lee
Alma mater National Taiwan University
Stanford University
Occupation Electrical engineer and professor

Lee Si-Chen (Chinese: 李嗣涔; pinyin: Lǐ Sìcén; Wade–Giles: Lǐ Sì-tsén; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Lí Sû-chhâm; born August 13, 1952 in Gangshan (岡山), Taiwan), is a Taiwanese engineer specializing in semiconductors, a researcher in amorphous silicon in the early development in Taiwan, and an IEEE Fellow. He has been a professor of electrical engineering since 1982 and the president of National Taiwan University from 2005 to 2013.



He received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from National Taiwan University (1974) and a master's degree (1977) and PhD (1981), both in electrical engineering, from Stanford University.

Present positions[edit]

He is the current president of National Taiwan University (2005 – ), president of the Association of National Universities of Taiwan (2006 – )[1] and chair of the University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (2005 – ). He is also a professor of electrical engineering at the National Taiwan University (1985 - ).[2][3]

Experiences and Trainings[citation needed][edit]

  • IEEE Fellow (2002)
  • Dean of academic affairs, National Taiwan University (1996–2002)
  • Assistant to the Minister of National Defense (1993–1994)
  • Director, Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University (1989–1992)
  • Vice Directorate, IEEE Taipei section (2001–2002)
  • Directorate, Chinese Association of Electromagnetism in Life Science (1999–2004)
  • Associate Editor, Materials Chemistry and Physics (1992–2004)
  • Associate professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University (1982–1985)
  • Researcher, Energy Conversion Devices, Inc., Troy, Michigan (1980–1982)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Chinese Engineers (1996–2000)
  • Leader, Bioenergy Field Group, Biology Department, National Science Council (1992–1998)
  • Directorate, Association of Chinese Electrical Engineers (1992–1994)
  • Leader, Microelectronics Group, Engineering Department, National Science Council (1988–1993)
  • Consultant, ERSO of ITRI (1991–1992 and 1986–1989)

Awards[citation needed][edit]

  • The Degree of Doctor Honoris Causa Conferred by Kansai University (2005)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers 47th Academic Award of Ministry of Education (2003)
  • Annual Medal from Chinese Association of Electrical Engineers (2002)
  • IEEE Fellow (2002)
  • IEEE Third Millennium Medal for outstanding achievements and contributions on electronic devices (2000)
  • Member of Asia-Pacific Academy of Materials (1997)
  • Special contracted researcher of National Science Council (1996–2002)
  • Outstanding Research Awards of National Science Council (1986–1996)
  • Young Distinguished Engineer of Chinese Engineer Association (1987)
  • Sun Yat-Sen Academic Award (Engineering) (1987)

Interest in Psychic Abilities[edit]

He is interested in the scientific research of Chinese Qigong and extrasensory perception.[4]