Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. Hwai-Pwu Chou

Department of Engineering and System Science

National Tsing Hua University (NTHU)    

Hsinchu, Taiwan 300

 

Tel  +886 3 571 9134 or 3 574 2665

Fax  +886 3 572 0724

e-mail  hpc@ess.nthu.edu.tw

 

Research Interests

Integrated Circuit Design, Nuclear Electronics and I&C System

 

Employment Record

2002/9 – present          Professor; Deputy Dean of Academic Affairs, NTHU

  1998/2 – 2001/2          Professor; Chairman of Department of

Engineering and System Science (ESS), NTHU

  1992/10 – 1993/5        Visiting Scientist;      Reactor Safety Division

                                        Gesellschaft Fur Reaktorsicherheit (GRS), Germany

                                        Joint research on neural network techniques

1989/8 - present         Professor

                                        Department of ESS (formal Nuclear Engineering), NTHU

l          Teach electric circuit theory, microelectronics, analog IC design

l          Research in areas of nuclear electronics, electric circuit design, fault detection and diagnosis, radiation detection and measurement

l          Provide consultations for ROC’s Atomic Energy Council on nuclear power plant safety analysis and digital I&C systems

  1987/8 – 1989/8          Director of Instrumentation Division

                                        Nuclear Science and Tech. Development Center, NTHU

1987/1 – 1987/7          Visiting Scientist; Instrumentation and Control Division

                                    Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA

                                    Joint research on signal validation techniques

 

1982/8 – 1989/8          Associate Professor

                                        Department of Nuclear Engineering, NTHU

l          Teach nuclear reactor dynamics, reactor experiments, radiation detection and measurements, numerical analysis

l          Research in areas nuclear plant transient analysis, 3D core dynamics modeling, reload core safety analysis, radiation detection and measurement

l          Provide consultations for ROC’s Atomic Energy Council on nuclear plant safety, plant transient analysis; co-advisor for exchange student program of Kind Saud University Saudi Arabia (1984/1 – 1986/6)

 

1981/5 – 1982/7          Engineer; Electronic Division

                                        Argonne National Laboratory, USA

l          Project for neutron imaging, position sensitive neutron detector system for Intensive Pulse Neutron Source (INPS)

 

  1976/8 – 1981/4          Research Assistant, School of Nuclear Engineering

l          Project for spectrum unfolding for NE213 neutron spectrometer and fission rate measurement for Fast Breeder Blanket Facility (FBBF)

 

Education

 

1976/8 – 1981/4          Ph.D. School of Nuclear Enginering

                                    Purdue University, USA

l          Research in fission rate measurement, microcomputer controlled nuclear track scanner, fast reactor analysis

 

1972/8 – 1974/6          MS   Department of Nuclear Engineering

                                    National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

l          Research in neutron noise analysis, self-powered neutron detector

 

1968/8 – 1972/6          BS   Department of Nuclear Engineering

                                    National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

l          Senior project in solid state nuclear track detector experiments

 

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