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Keynote Speakers

Edward Yi Chang

Chief Director, Microelectronics and Information Systems Research Center
Associate Dean, Industry Academia Innovation School
Chair Professor, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Chairman, Academia Industry Consortium for Science Park in Hsinchu, Taiwan

“GaN Device Technologies for Communication and Power Switch Applications”

Dr. Edward Yi Chang received the Ph.D. degree from University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, in 1985. He is a Chief Director of Microelectronics and Information Research Center (MIRC) and Director of TSMC Center, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan. He is an IEEE Life Fellow and Japan Society of Applied Physics Fellow International. Prof. Chang is a Distinguished Visiting Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Electron Devices Society.

Sun-Yuan Kung

Professor, Princeton University, USA
Life Fellow of IEEE

“On Unification of MLPs (NN1.0), CNN(NN2.0), and NAS (Plausibly NN3.0)”

S.Y. Kung, Life Fellow of IEEE, is a Professor at Department of Electrical Engineering in Princeton University. His research areas include VLSI array processors, multimedia information processing, compressive privacy, machine learning, and mathematical/explainable deep learning. He was a founding member of several Technical Committees (TC) of the IEEE Signal Processing Society. He was elected to Fellow in 1988 and served as a Member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Signal Processing Society (1989-1991). He was the recipient of IEEE Signal Processing Society's Technical Achievement Award for the contributions on "parallel processing and neural network algorithms for signal processing" (1992); a Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Signal Processing Society (1994); a recipient of IEEE Signal Processing Society's Best Paper Award (1996) and the IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000). Since 1990, he has been the Editor-In-Chief of the Journal of VLSI Signal Processing Systems. He has authored and co-authored more than 600 technical publications and numerous textbooks including ``VLSI Array Processors'', Prentice-Hall (1988); ``Digital Neural Networks'', Prentice-Hall (1993) ; ``Principal Component Neural Networks'', John-Wiley (1996); ``Biometric Authentication: A Machine Learning Approach'', Prentice-Hall (2004); and ``Kernel Methods and Machine Learning”, Cambridge University Press (2014).

Juin J. Liou

Chair Professor and Director, University of Central Florida, USA (Ret.)
Fellow of IEEE, Fellow of IET, Fellow of AAIA

“Microelectronics: Current Status, Outlook, and Reliability Issues”

Juin J. Liou received the B.S. (honors), M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Florida, Gainesville, in 1982, 1983, and 1987, respectively. In 1987, he joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Central Florida (UCF), Orlando, Florida where he held the positions of Pegasus Distinguished Professor, Lockheed Martin St. Laurent Professor, and UCF-Analog Devices Fellow. Dr. Liou’s research interests are electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection design, modeling and simulation, and characterization.

Dr. Liou holds 18 patents and has published 13 books, more than 350 journal papers (including 22 invited review articles), and more than 260 papers (including more than 120 keynote and invited papers) in international and national conference proceedings. He has been awarded more than $14.0 million of research contracts and grants from federal agencies (i.e., NSF, DARPA, Navy, Air Force, NASA, NIST), state government, and industry (i.e., Semiconductor Research Corp., Intel Corp., Intersil Corp., Lucent Technologies, Alcatel Space, Conexant Systems, Texas Instruments, Fairchild Semiconductor, National Semiconductor, Analog Devices, Maxim Integrated Systems, Allegro Microsystems, RF Micro Device, Lockheed Martin), and has held consulting positions with research laboratories and companies in the United States, China, Japan, Taiwan, and Singapore. In addition, Dr. Liou has served as a technical reviewer for various journals and publishers, general chair or technical program chair for a large number of international conferences, regional editor (in USA, Canada and South America) of the Microelectronics Reliability journal, and guest editor of 7 special issues in the IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems, Microelectronics Reliability, Solid-State Electronics, World Scientific Journal, and International Journal of Antennas and Propagation.

Dr. Liou received ten different awards on excellence in teaching and research from the University of Central Florida (UCF) and six different awards from the IEEE. Among them, he was awarded the UCF Pegasus Distinguished Professor (2009) – the highest honor bestowed to a faculty member at UCF, UCF Distinguished Researcher Award (four times: 1992, 1998, 2002,, UCF Research Incentive Award (four times: 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015), IEEE Joseph M. Biedenbach Outstanding Engineering Educator Award in 2004 for exemplary engineering teaching, research, and international collaboration, and IEEE Electron Devices Society Education Award in 2014 for promoting and inspiring global education and learning in the field of electron devices. His other honors are Fellow of IEEE, Fellow of IET, Fellow of AAIA, Fellow of Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology, Fellow of UCF-Analog Devices, Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Electron Device Society (EDS), and Distinguished Lecturer of National Science Council. He holds several honorary professorships, including the Chang Jiang Scholar Endowed Professor of Ministry of Education, China – the highest honorary professorship in China.

Dr. Liou had served as the IEEE EDS Vice-President of Regions/Chapters, IEEE EDS Treasurer, IEEE EDS Finance Committee Chair, Member of IEEE EDS Board of Governors, and Member of IEEE EDS Educational Activities Committee.

Myung Hoon Sunwoo

Professor, Ajou University, Korea
Fellow of IEEE

“New Era of Deep Learning-based Medical Diagnosis using Big Data”

Myung Hoon Sunwoo (SM’01–F’11) received a B.S. degree from Sogang University in 1980, an M.S. degree in EE from KAIST in 1982, and a Ph.D. degree in ECE from the University of Texas at Austin, U.S.A., in 1990. He worked for ETRI in Daejeon, Korea, from 1982 to 1985 and in Digital Signal Processor Operations at Motorola in Austin, Texas, from 1990 to 1992. Since 1992, he has been with the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Ajou University in Suwon, Korea, where he is currently a Professor. He has authored over 450 papers, holds more than 100 patents, and has won more than 50 awards. He has been an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems (2002–2003) and a coeditor of several books, including “Selected Topics in Biomedical Circuits and Systems” (River Publishers Series in Circuits and Systems 2021). He served as the General Chair of the International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS) 2012 in Seoul, Korea, and as the General Co-chair of ISCAS 2021 in Daegu, Korea. Currently, he is the director of the Medical Image Based Intelligent Diagnostic Solutions (MIIDS) Research Center. He has been a Distinguished Lecturer at IEEE CASS (2009–2010) and has served on the CASS Board of Directors (BoG) (2011–2016) and as the IEEE CASS VP of Conferences (2018–2021). As the IEEE CASS VP of Conferences, he launched the IEEE International Conference on Artificial Intelligence Circuits and Systems (AICAS) in 2019. Recently, he was elected as IEEE CASS President-Elect (2022–2023) and is an IEEE Fellow. His current research interests include artificial intelligence circuits and systems, low-power algorithms and architectures, medical imaging diagnosis, and deep-learning-based channel coding.

Cheng-Wen Wu

Distinguished Chair Professor, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
SVP & Chief Technology Expert, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan
Chair Professor, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

“Smart Technology for Baseball”

Pro. Wu received the BSEE degree from National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, in 1981, and the MS and PhD degrees in ECE from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), in 1985 and 1987, respectively. Since 1988, he has been with the Department of EE, National Tsing Hua University (NTHU), Hsinchu, Taiwan, where he is currently a Distinguished Chair Professor. He had served at NTHU as the Chair of EE Department, Director of IC Design Technology Center, Dean of the College of EECS, and Senior Vice President for Research. He took a leave from NTHU between Aug. 2019 and July 2021, serving as an Executive Vice President for National Cheng Kung University (NCKU). Since July 2020, he has been jointly appointed by ITRI, currently serving as the Senior Vice President and the Chief Technology Expert. Dr. Wu received three Distinguished Research Awards from National Science Council, the Academic Award from MOE, the Continuous Service Award and Outstanding Contribution Award from the IEEE Computer Society, the TECO Award, the National Chair Professorship from MOE, the EE Medal from CIEE, the ATS 25th Anniversary Most Contribution Author Award and Most Influential Paper Award from TTTC, IEEE Computer Society, the Distinguished Achievement Award from the Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society of the ROC, the Distinguished Research Award of the Pan Wen Yuan Foundation, and the Industry Contribution Award of SEMI. His research interests include design and test of VLSI circuits and systems, semiconductor memory test and repair, and symbiotic neuromorphic computing. He is a life member of the CIEE, a life member of Taiwan IC Design Society, a Fellow of the ROC Technology Management Society, and a Fellow of the IEEE.