Chair Prof. Ta-Cheng ChenAsia University, Taiwan
Prof. Ta-Cheng Chen got the Bachelor Degree from the Department of Industrial Education, National Taiwan Normal University, and M.S. and Ph.D. from the Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Iowa, USA.
Currently, Prof. Chen joins Asia University as a Chair Professor, Vice President, Dean of Academic Affairs, and the Director of 3D Printing Research Center. Additionally, he also served as the Department Chair, Secretary General, Dean of Student Affairs, and Vice President in the National Formosa University (NFU). In NFU, Prof. Chen had been awarded several honors such as the Best Teaching Prizes and special talents award of Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan. Moreover, he also served as the SBIR Project Review Committee Member for Ministry of Economic Affairs, University, Institute technology/Junior College Administrative and Academic Evaluation Committee Member for Ministry of Education (Taiwan), etc. Additionally, Prof. Chen and his team were awarded the 2017 National Innovation Award, Taiwan.
His research interests include production management, decision analysis, applied Artificial Intelligence in optimization, management information system, big data analysis and mining, 3D printing in Medical applications. He published his research articles mostly in the field of optimization and data mining by uses of AI related approach, such as reinforcement learning approach, genetic algorithm, artificial immune system, PSO and the hybrid approaches etc.