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Honors and Awards

(International)
  1. Outstanding Achievement Award by Asia Pacific Neural Network Assembly (APNNA) (2013)
  2. Fellow, International Fuzzy Systems Association (IFSA) (2012-)
  3. Outstanding Electrical and Computer Engineer (OECE) by School of Electrical and Computer Engineer of Purdue University (2011).
  4. Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) (2005-).
  5. IEEE Distinguished Lecture Speaker (2003 – 2005).
  6. Grand Excellent Award in the 1996 DSP Design Challenge sponsored by Texas Instruments (TI) Incorporated.Title: “A DSP-based On-line Bimodal Speech Recognition System.''
  7. Grand Excellent Award in the 1997 DSP Design Challenge sponsored by Texas Instruments (TI) Incorporated.Title: “A DSP-based Magnetic Bearing System.''
  8. Most notable paper: the paper, “Real-Time Supervised Structure/Parameter Learning for Fuzzy Neural Networks,'' (by C. T. Lin and C. S. G. Lee), Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, San Diego, CA, March 1992, pp. 1283-1290, is cited in “Connections: Newsletter of the IEEE Neural Networks Council'' (published by IEEE Press, September 1992, page 7) as one of the most valuable papers in combining Neural Networks and Fuzzy Logic Systems.
  9. Invited speaker in the 2002 International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, February 3-6, 2002 Calcutta, India.Topic: “New Development in Fuzzy Neural Networks.''
  10. Taiwan (Chinese Taipei) Representative in 2001 APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation) Youth Festival Young Leaders/Entrepreneurs Forum, July 7-9, 2002, Beijing, China.
  11. Marquis Who's Who in the World, 13th and 14th Edition, 1996 and 1997.Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 4th Edition, 1997.
    Marquis Who's Who in Finance and Industry, 30th Edition, 1997. Citation: “As a Biographer, he is recognized as a leader of contemporary society, one whose accomplishments are of worldwide reference interest.'' (Marquis Who's Who is recognized worldwide as the number one source of biographical information for 95 years.)
  12. Invited speaker in the International Conference on Speech Science, May 26-27, 2006, at Pusan, Korea.
  13. Invited speaker in the International Conference on Computers and Devices for Communication, January 1998, Calcutta, India.Topic: “Introduction to Computational Intelligence.''\Invited speaker in the Computational Neuroscience Workshop, November 1-2, 2007, San Diego, USA.
  14. Invited speaker in the Workshop of Aging Technology, Products, and Services, May 29-31, 2008, Berlin, Germany.
  15. Invited speaker in the Symposium on IT Advances in 21st Century, September 21, 2009, Xi’ An, China.
  16. Invited speaker in the 1st Across-Strait Symposium for Brain Function and Neuroimaging, September 2-3, 2009, Taipei, Taiwan.
  17. Invited speaker in the 7th International Symposium on Neural Networks (ISNN2010), June 7-9, 2010, Shanghai, China.
  18. Invited speaker, 2010 Second Pacific-Asia Conference on Circuits, Communications and System (PACCS 2010), Beijing, China, 2010.
  19. Invited speaker, The SICE Annual Conference 2010 (SICE 2010), Taipei, Taiwan, 2010,
  20. Invited speaker, 7th International Symposium on Neural Networks (ISNN 2010), Shanghai, China, 2010.
  21. Invited speaker, Wireless Healthcare 2010, UCSD, USA, November 2010.
  22. Keynote speaker, The 2010 International Conference on Information, Electronic and Computer (ICIECS), Wuhan, China, December 2010.
  23. Invited speaker, International Conference on Emerging Trends in Soft Computing and ICT (SCICT 2011), Kolkata, India, March 2011.
  24. Plenary Speaker, International Conference on Information Science and Technology (ICIST 2011), Nan Nan-King, China, March 2011. 
  25. Plenary Speaker, World Conference on Soft Computing, San Francisco, USA, May 2011.
  26. Keynote speaker, 7th International Conference on Natural Computation (ICNC’11) and the 8th International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery (FSKD’11), Shanghai, China, July 2011.
  27. Invited speaker, US-Taiwan High-Tech Forum 2011, Introduction of Smart Living Technologies and its Applications on Future Eco-Cities - from Technology, System, to Service Innovation, Santa Clara, America, Oct. 2011.
  28. Top 10 Highly Accessed Articles, “Gaming Control using a Wearable and Wireless EEG-based Brain-Computer Interface Device with Novel Dry Foam-based Sensors (by L. D. Liao, C. T. Lin, etc.),” Top 10 Highly Accessed Articles, Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, 2011.
  29. Feature Article,“Transcranial Imaging of Functional Cerebral Hemodynamic Changes In Single Blood Vessels Using In Vivo Photoacoustic Microscopy (by L. D. Liao, C. T. Lin, etc.),” selected as a Feature Article highlighted with a commentary and Candidate Journal Cover Figure, Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism, 2011.
  30. Keynote speaker, International Conference on Systems and Informatics (ICSAI 2012), Yantai, China, May 19, 2012.
  31. Invited speaker, IEEE EMB/CAS/SMC Workshop on Brain-Machine-Body Interfaces, Aug. 27, 2012.
  32. Keynote Speaker in the International Conference on Fuzzy Theory and Its Application (iFUZZY2012), Taipei, Taiwan, Nov. 16-18, 2012.
  33. Plenary speaker, Intelligent Systems and Knowledge Engineering (ISKE 2012) Workshop, Beijing, China, Dec 16, 2012.
  34. Keynote speaker, IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (IEEE SSCI 2013), Singapore, April 15, 2013.
  35. Keynote speaker, 2013 IFSA World Congress NAFIPS Annual Meeting, Edmonton, Canada, June 26, 2013.
  36. Keynote speaker, 2013 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (Fuzzy-IEEE 2013), Hyderabad, India, July 7-10, 2013.
  37. Keynote speaker, 2013 IEEE Computational Intelligences Society (IEEE CIS) Workshop, Chennai, India, July 11, 2013.
  38. Keynote speaker, 2013 IEEE Computational Intelligences Society (IEEE CIS) Workshop, Bhubeneswar, India, July 12, 2013.
  39. Keynote speaker, 2013 IEEE Computational Intelligences Society (IEEE CIS) Workshop, Delhi, India, July 13, 2013.
  40. Keynote speaker, 2013 IEEE Computational Intelligences Society (IEEE CIS) Workshop, Kanpur, India, July 14, 2013.
  41. Invited speaker, 2013 Mobile Brain/Body Imaging (MoBI) Workshop, Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Delmenhorst, Germany, September 6, 2013.
  42. Keynote Speaker, 20th International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP2013), Daegu, Korea, Nov. 3-7, 2013.
  43. Keynote Speaker, International Conference on Fuzzy Theory and Its Application (iFUZZY2013), Taipei, Taiwan, Dec. 6, 2013.
  44. Keynote speaker, the 6th International Congress on Image and Signal Processing (CISP 2013) and the 2013 6th International Conference on BioMedical Engineering and Informatics (BMEI 2013), Hangzhou, China, Dec. 16-18, 2013.
  45. Keynote speaker, the 6th International Congress on Image and Signal Processing (CISP 2013) and the 2013 6th International Conference on BioMedical Engineering and Informatics (BMEI 2013), Hangzhou, China, Dec. 16-18, 2013.
  46. Invited speaker, School of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Purdue University, USA, Oct. 7, 2014.
  47. Keynote speaker, 2014 Workshop on Cognitive Systems and Information Processing, FuChou, China, Dec. 12, 2014.
  48. Invited speaker, 2015 Chinese Automation congress, Wuhan, China, Nov. 27-29, 2015.
  49. Keynote speaker, The 2015 Symposium on Data Science and Brain-inspired Computing (SDSBC), Guangzhou, China, Dec. 15, 2015.
  50. Invited speaker, 2015 Symposium on calculation and brain-intelligence, Shanghai Jiao tong University, Shanghai, China, Dec. 18, 2015.

 (Taiwan)

  1. Merit NSC Research Fellow Award, National Science Council (NSC), Taiwan, 2009.
  2. Outstanding Research Award, National Science Council (NSC), Taiwan, 1996--- Present.
  3. The 38th Ten Outstanding Rising Stars in Taiwan granted by International Junior Chamber --- Taiwan Chapter, 2000.
  4. Taiwan Outstanding Information-Technology Expert Award, 2002.
  5. Outstanding Electrical Engineering Professor Award, the Chinese Institute of Electrical Engineering (CIEE), 1997.Citation: “This citation is presented to the member of CIEE, Prof. Chin-Teng Lin, to recognize his excellent contributions to education of electrical engineering.''
  6. Outstanding Engineering Professor Award, the Chinese Institute of Engineering (CIE), 2000.Citation: “This citation is presented to the member of CIE, Prof. Chin-Teng Lin, to recognize his excellent contributions to research and education of engineering.''
  7. Outstanding Academy-Industry Cooperation Achievement Award granted by Ministry of Education (MOE), Taiwan, 2000.Title: “A Virtual-Reality-Based Dynamical Simulator.''
  8. Excellent Ph.D. Thesis Award for advising Ph.D. student, Mr. C. J. Lin, in solving practical industrial problems, granted by Ministry of Education (MOE), Taiwan, 1997.
  9. Excellent Award of Best Product-Originality in the 2th TIC100 Technology Innovation Competition, Sponsored by Advantech Cultural Foundation, Taiwan, 2000.
  10. Excellent Award in Silicon Intellectual Property (Hard IP) Design Competition Sponsored by Ministry of Education (MOE), Taiwan, 2000.
  11. Outstanding Award of Best Technology Team and ehome Advantech Technology Award in The 3rd TIC 100 Technology Innovation Contest granted by Advantech Foundation, 2001.
  12. Outstanding Award of University Group in College Communication Technology Project Contest granted by Ministry of Education (MOE), 2002.
  13. Excellence Award in High-Precision Mechanical-Electronics Design Contest, sponsored by Ministry of Education (MOE), Taiwan, 2003.
  14. Excellence Award in The Second National SoC Design Contest, 2004.
  15. Creative Award for instructing Colleger's special research topic granted by National Science Council (NSC), Taiwan, 1996.Topic: “An Intelligent Crane Control System.''
  16. College Teacher Winner of Academia-Industry Cooperation Award granted by Ministry of Education, 1999.
  17. Creative Award for instructing Colleger's special research topic granted by National Science Council (NSC), Taiwan, 2000.Topic: “A Virtual-Reality-Based Dynamical Simulation System.''
  18. Certificate (from the National Chiao-Tung University) of meritorious performance in research for writing the Neural Fuzzy Control Systems with Structure and Parameter Learning published by World Scientific in 1994, and Neural Fuzzy Systems: A Neuro-Fuzzy Synergism to Intelligent Systems published by Prentice Hall in 1996.
  19. Best Paper Award in the 8th Chinese Society of Sound and Vibration Conference.
  20. Title: “Controlling Chaos by Delayed Feedback Schemes and Neural Network."
  21. College Student Research Award granted by National Science Council (NSC), Taiwan, (1996, 2000).Invited speaker in the Tutorial talks for the 1996 Asian Fuzzy Systems Symposium, December 11, 1996, Kenting, Taiwan. Topic: “Fuzzy Logic and Neural Networks Integrated Systems.''
  22. Invited Reviewer in the 11th Taiwan National Creative Invention Awards, 2002, Executive Yuan, Taiwan.
  23. Best Paper Award in the Tenth National Conference on Fuzzy Theory and Its Applications, December 5-6, 2002 (Award Committee: Prof. L. A. Zadeh, Prof. Nikhil R. Pal, and Prof. Hsiao-Fan Wang.)Title: “ Neural Fuzzy Network for Radar Pulse Compression."
  24. Invited Reviewer in the 12th Taiwan National Creative Invention Awards, 2003, Executive Yuan, Taiwan.
  25. Invited speaker in the 2004 Asian Fuzzy Systems Symposium, I-Lan, Taiwan.
  26. Outstanding Award for the Application of Portable Human Brain Wave Monitoring and Brain-Machine Interface System to Daily Living Environment in the Poster Demonstration for 2005 Project Results granted by Control Technology of Department of Engineering and Applied Sciences, National Science Council (NSC), Taiwan, 2005. 
  27. The Convener of Control Technology of Department of Engineering and Applied Sciences, National Science Council (NSC), Taiwan, 2006--- 2008.
  28. The First Price Award in the 2th University System of Taiwan Joint Research Program, 2006. Title: “Executive Report of Cooperative Research Project of Veterans General -University System of Taiwan” on the Development of Biological Feedback Technology for Advancing Human Behavior and Performance. ”
  29. Outstanding Award of Comprehensive Application Group of National Contest of ESW Software for Advanced Chip System Design, granted by Ministry of Education (MOE), Taiwan, 2006.
  30. Invited speaker in the Conference on Image Processing and Pattern Recognition, November 1-2, 2007, Taiwan.
  31. Research Paper Award in Industrial Technology Research Institute, 2007.
  32. Title: “A Recurrent Fuzzy Coupled Cellular Neural Network System with Automatic Structure and Template Learning.”
  33. The First Price Award of Executive Report of Cooperative Research Project in the 3th University System of Taiwan Joint Research Program, 2007.
    Title:  “A Study on Distraction Effects and Bran Dynamic Responses When Carrying out Dual Tasks.”
  34. Outstanding Award of Comprehensive Application Group in National Contest of ESW Software for Advanced Chip System Design, 2007.  Title:  “Smart Portable Wireless Embedded Brain-Machine Interface for Quality Living Environment.”
  35. The Second Price Award of Outstanding Research Paper in the 4th University System of Taiwan Joint Research Program, 2008.
    Title: “EEG-based Assessment of Driver Cognitive Responses in a Dynamic Virtual-Reality Driving Environment.”
  36. The Third Price Award of Outstanding Research Paper in the 4th University System of Taiwan Joint Research Program, 2008.
    Title: “Adaptive EEG-based Alertness Estimation System by Using ICA-based Fuzzy Neural Networks.”
  37. PhD Thesis Award in Taiwan Fuzzy Systems Association, 2008. Title:  “Functional-Link-Based Neuro-Fuzzy Network and Its Applications.”
  38. Best Paper Award in the 5th University System of Taiwan Joint Research Program, October 31, 2009. Title: “A Novel Two-Stage Impulse Noise Removal Technique Based on Neural Networks and Fuzzy Decision.”
  39. Best Paper Award in the 5th University System of Taiwan Joint Research Program, October 31, 2009. Title: “Nonparametric Single-trial EEG Feature Extraction and Classification of Driver's Cognitive Responses.”
  40. Invited speaker in the Alliance of Innovation in Traditional Industry, October 6, 2009, Taipei, Taiwan.
  41. The First Price Award in Annual Symposium on Biomedical Engineering and Technology, Taiwan, Dec 10-11, 2009
    Title: “Brain Dynamics of Motion-Sickness in a Realistic Driving Environment.”
  42. The Second Price Award in the 6th University System of Taiwan Joint Research Program, 2010. Title: “Noninvasive Neural Prostheses Using Mobile and Wireless EEG.”
  43. The Third Price Award in the 6th University System of Taiwan Joint Research Program, 2010.
    Title: “Development of Wireless Brain Computer Interface with Embedded Multi-task Scheduling and its Application on Real-time Driver’s Drowsiness Detection and Warning.”
  44. Best Paper Award, 2010 Conference on Computer Vision, Graphics, and Image Processing, 2010.
    Title: “A Fully-Automated 2D to 3DImage Conversion Technique Applied on Stereo Display.”
  45. Superior Paper Award, Annual Symposium on Biomedical Engineering and Technology, 2010.
    Title: “Transcranial Functional Photoacoustic Microscopy of Cerebral Hemodynamic Changes in Single Vessels.”
  46. Superior Paper Award, Annual Symposium on Biomedical Engineering and Technology, 2010.
    Title: “Real-time Wireless System based on Multiple Bio-signal Parameters for Drowsiness Detection.“
  47. Superior Paper Award, Annual Symposium on Biomedical Engineering and Technology, 2010.
    Title: “EEG-Based Brain-computer Interface for Smart Living Environmental Auto-adjustment.“
  48. Annual Best International Conference Bidding Proposal : FUZZ-IEEE 2011 Supreme Quality Award, MEET Taiwan Award, 2010.
  49. Superior Paper Award, Annual Symposium on Biomedical Engineering and Technology, 2011.
    Title: “ A Novel Vehicle Detection System Using Local and Global Features.“
  50. Superior Paper Award, 2011兩岸工業工程與管理學術研討會.
    Title: “Evaluating of Drivers' Workload: Dual-Task Studies of Simulated Driving and Answering Math Questions.”
  51. The 5rd Price in the 8th Outstanding Research Paper of University System of Taiwan Joint Research Program, 2012. Title: “ Application of Integrated Platform of Smart Stress Assessment and Feedback System to Depression Patients and the Elderly.”
  52. Keynote Speaker in the 2nd Conference Applications of Innovation & Invention, Taichung, Taiwan, Nov. 23, 2012.
  53. The Second Price in the 9th Outstanding Research Paper of University System of Taiwan Joint Research Program, 2013. Title: “ Generalized EEG-Based Drowsiness Prediction System by Using a Self-Organizing Neural Fuzzy System.”
  54. Award in the 13TH GOLDEN SILICON AWARDS, 2013. Title: “Super Smart Sweet-Scented Sleep System (6S).”
  55. Keynote Speaker in the 21st national conference on fuzzy theory and
    its application), Taipei, Taiwan, Dec. 6, 2013.
  56. Invited speaker, 2014 Intelligent City Forum, Taichung, Taiwan, Jan. 23, 2014.
  57. Award in the Cloud Application on Open Hardware Platform Invitation Tournament, 2015. Title: " Human and Object Alarm System with Cloud Hosting and Mobile APP"
  58. Award in Biomedical Mechatronics and clinical creative design, production competition, 2015. Title: “A good pillow of Taiwan.”
  59. Campus Best Choice Award in Realtek Ameba IoT Maker Champion, 2015. Title: "Chat-room with Brainwave".
  60. Best Choice Award in Realtek Ameba IoT Maker Champion, 2015. Title: "Multiple Remote-control Billboards".

 

Professional Experience:

(International)

8/1988 -- 7/1989 Research Assistant, Intelligent Automation Research Lab, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.

8/1989 -- 3/1992 Research Assistant, Purdue-NSF Engineering Research Center for Intelligent Manufacturing Systems.

4/1992 -- 8/1992 Post-Doctoral Research Associate, School of Electrical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.

8/2000 -- 7/2001 Chairman, IEEE Robotics and Automation --- Taipei Chapter, Taipei, Taiwan.

2/1999 – present Associate Editor, Asia Journal of Control.

12/2000 – present Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part B.

12/2001 – 12/2004 Associate Editor, Automatica.

5/2002 – present Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems.

10/2002 – present Associate Editor, International Journal of Speech Technology.

12/2002 – 12/2009 Associate Editor, Journal of Information Science and Engineering.

1/2004 – 12/2006  Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems, Part I: Regular Papers.

1/2004 – 12/2006  Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems, Part II: Express Letters.

1/2006 – 12/2007  Deputy Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems, Part II: Express Letters.

1/2011 – 12/2016   Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems

1/2012 –           Founding Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Neuroscience and

                 Neuroengineering, American Scientific Publishers

7/2013 – 8/2013 Visiting Professor, School of Software, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia.

11/2013 – 12/2013 Visiting Professor, College of Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

8/2014 –          Honorary Professorship by University of Nottingham, England, UK.

 

(Taiwan)

8/1992 -- 7/1997 Associate Professor, College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan.

8/1997 -- 7/1999 Vice Dean, Computer Systems Research Center, National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan.

8/1998 -- 1/2000 Vice Director, Office of Research and Development, National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan.

2/2000 -- 7/2000 Director, Office of Research and Development, National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan.

8/2000 – 7/2003 Chairman, Department of Electrical and Control Engineering, College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan.

8/1997 – present Professor, Department of Electrical and Control Engineering, College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan.

8/1998 – present Associate Editor, Journal of Chinese Fuzzy System Association-Taiwan (CFSAT).

8/2000 – present  Associate Editor, Journal of Chinese Engineer Society.

1/2002 – 12/2003 Chairman, Chinese Fuzzy System Association-Taiwan.

8/2003 – 7/2005 Associate Dean, College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan.

9/2003 – present  Director, Brain Research Center, NCTU Branch, University System of Taiwan, Hsinchu, Taiwan.

2/2004 – present  University Chair Professor, National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan.

8/2005 – 1/2007 Dean, College of Computer Science, National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan.

2/2007 – 7/2014 Provost, Academic Affairs, National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan.

2/2014 – 1/2015 Director, Research Center for Humanities and Social Sciences, Nationial- Chiao Tung University,Hsinchu, Taiwan.