Prof. Dr. Hung-Yuan Chung (S’85-M’89-SM’11/FIET’11) received the B.S. degree from National Taiwan Ocean University (NTOU), Taiwan, Republic of China, in 1975 (with the highest honors), and the M.S. degree and Ph.D. degree all in Electrical Engineering from the National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in 1982 and 1987, respectively. He was with the second division of the Chung Shang Institute of Science Technology (CSIST) from 1977-1984, and with the Mechanical Engineering department of the NCKU in 1984. Since August 1987, he has been with the faculty of the Electrical Engineering department at National Central University (NCU) where he is now a Distinguished Professor.
His extensive research interests and directions involve systems theory and cybernetics, intelligent control, fuzzy logic and neural network applications, bio-medical engineering applications and bio-informatics. He is responsible for the Lab of Intelligent Dynamical Systems at NCU. He has developed and conducted 50+ projects financially supported by the National Science Council (NSC) of the Republic of China (ROC) and folk enterprise since 1989. More recently, he has been interested in service robotics, and analysis of bio-dynamic model. His previous research has resulted in over 350+ publications including 300+ referred journal and conference papers, as well as 50+ technical reports. He also has one ROC Invention Patent. He has also been supervising about 126 graduate students as yet including 10 PhD and 107 MS graduated students and they are holding various important positions in academia, industry, governmental research institutions and folk enterprise, respectively.
He was awarded as Distinguished Professor with tenure in 2010, and received Outstanding Research Award of NCU in recognition of his academic contributions in 2009, 2008, 2007, and 2005, respectively. He was also awarded Outstanding Electrical Engineering Professor from the Chinese Institute of Electrical Engineering (CIEE), Kaohsiung Branch in 2009, Meritorious Service Award of the CIEE in 2004, and Outstanding Electrical Engineer, Kaohsiung Branch in 2003. He got the grade A awards of the NSC of the ROC ten times for accomplishments and contributions of his significant research results.
He also actively joined various Professional Societies and Associations. In International Professional Society, he was a Member of the IEEE from1985 till now, and is currently a Senior Member. He is also a Member of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society, and a Member of the International Association of Engineers (IAENG), Hong Kong. He was a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), United Kingdom and elected to Fellow of the IET in 2011. In National Professional Society, he has been a Permanent Member of the Chinese Institute of Engineers (CIE), Taiwan since 2003, and has been a Permanent Member of the CIEE, Taiwan since 1984.
He has been involving in Professional Service for 30+ years. He has served as a member of organizing committee or technical program committee for many international prestigious conferences sponsored by the IEEE and the IET under different capacities. He has been appointed the committee member of International Advisory Board of Journal of Engineering Research Kuwait University, of IASTED on Biomedical Engineering (Canada) since 2013. In journal editorships, he has served as an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, IEEE Transactions on Neural Network and Learning Systems, Neural Computing & Applications, Journal of Systems Science and Control Engineering (Taylor and Francis), WSEAS Transactions on Systems and Control (SCI), Journal of Applied Mathematics (Hindawi), Journal of Control Science and Engineering (Hindawi), Guest Editor of the IET Systems Biology, Journal of Neurocomputing (SCI, Elsevier), Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems since 2013, International Journal of Fuzzy Systems since 2012; a Member of Editorial Board of Computer Technology Application, David Publications; a member of Editorial Board of Advances in Fuzzy Sets and Systems, Pushpa Publishing House India; a Member of Editorial Board of Pure Mathematics, Hans Publishers, U.S.A. ( 2011); a Member of Editorial Board of ISRN Applied Mathematics Hindawi Publisher (2010); a Member of Editorial Advisory Board of The Open Automation and Control Systems Journal, Bentham Science Publishers Ltd. U.S.A. (2008); Editor of Electrical Engineering Communication of the CIEE (1999-2003).
He also served as the reviewer of various Transactions of the IEEE Society a lot, such as Industrial Electronics, Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Part B, Circuits and Systems Part I, Fuzzy Systems, Automatic Control, and so on. Additionally, in public service, he currently serves as Evaluates Committee Member of Executive Yuan Public Works Committee, and Examination Officer Committee Member of Examination Yuan of the ROC.