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National Tsing Hua University CCOE Summary

 


About the CCOE at National Tsing Hua University (NTHU)
National Tsing Hua University was awarded an NVIDIA CUDA Center of Excellence (CCOE) in 2012.  The Department of Computer Science, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, being one of the oldest CS departments in Taiwan and a driver of Taiwan’s ICT industry, is an ideal partner with NVIDIA in promoting GPU and CUDA technology in Taiwan.  Based on the great educational and research reputation of National Tsing Hua University, we anticipate the establishment of CUDA research center in NTHU CS can further expand the influences of CUDA in Taiwan’s academia and industry and enhance our education and research capabilities.

About National Tsing Hua University (NTHU)
As one of the leading research institutes in Taiwan, the Department of Computer Science at National Tsing Hua University (NTHU CS) gains its academic reputation from the excellence of research and education. Our faculty is leading Taiwan’s academia in cluster computing and embedded systems and in large-scaled research projects on parallel architecture, high-performance computing, and embedded systems. One of our research directions is to explore cutting edge technologies for advanced computations and applications, and NVIDIA’s innovative GPU and CUDA technology fit perfectly to this goal.

About the PI
Chung-Ta King received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from National Taiwan University, Taiwan, R.O.C., in 1980, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, in 1985 and 1988, respectively. From 1988 to 1990, he was an assistant professor of computer and information science at New Jersey Institute of Technology, New Jersey. In 1990, he joined the faculty of the Department of Computer Science, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, where he is currently a professor and the chair of the department. His research interests include parallel and distributed processing and networked embedded systems.

Yeh-Ching Chung received a B.S. degree in Information Engineering from Chung Yuan Christian University in 1983, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer and Information Science from Syracuse University in 1988 and 1992, respectively.  He joined the Department of Information Engineering at Feng Chia University as an associate professor in 1992 and became a full professor in 1999.  From 1998 to 2001, he was the chairman of the department.  In 2002, he joined the Department of Computer Science at National Tsing Hua University as a full professor.  His research interests include parallel and distributed processing, cluster systems, grid computing, multi-core tool chain design, and multi-core embedded systems.  He is a member of the IEEE computer society and ACM.

Che-Rung Lee received a B.S. and M.S. degrees in Computer Science from National Tsing Hua University Taiwan in 1996 and 2000 respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from University of Maryland, College Park in 2007.  He joined the Department of Computer Science at National Tsing Hua University as an assistant professor in 2008.  His research interests include numerical algorithms, scientific computing, high-performance computation, and cloud computing.  He is a member of IEEE and SIAM.