NCKU President Dr. Hwung-Hweng Hwung welcomed the guests from the world in his opening remarks, “Nanotechnology has been a daily practice here in NCKU and Tainan. For example, 20-nanometer silicon chips are fabricated every day in Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) located at
“Besides semiconductors, nanotechnology is being studied by our faculty for applications to photonics, medicine, environmental protection, and building materials,” added Dr. Hwung, “These studies are in close collaboration with industries and have produced students who are most welcome by industries in Taiwan.”
“Nanotechnology is the technology of the future,” said Dr.
Dr. Chu also said, “Nanotechnology has provided authors with opportunities for the development of science and also development of future devices that may determine the future of this world.”
“Even in my own study, we have recently found that nano-route may offer an effective means to achieve our goal in naturally assembled and artificially made material systems,” Dr. Chu noted.
“It is our wish and strategy to reach out to prestigious academic and research institutions for productive research collaboration and bilateral scholarly exchanges,” said Dr. Hwung who also mentioned that in recent years, many talented foreign students and internationally-renown scholars have come to NCKU for scholarly activities making NCKU an interactive forum, from which many innovative ideas have been generated through constructive dialogues and discussions.
The 3-day conference includes 267 presentations, including 8 plenary speeches and 13 keynote speeches, by world renowned scientists and technologists, according to Dr.
The themes of the conference include nanoelectronics and nanophotonics, nanobiomedicine and translational nanomedicine, and nanotechnology enabled devices for renewable energy and sustainable environments.
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