[IJ-CLOSER] Prof. Chao-Tung Yang, Ph.D

Chao-Tung Yang, Ph.D.
High-Performance Computing Laboratory
Department of Computer Science
Tunghai University
No. 181, Sec. 3, Taichung Port Rd., Situn District
Taichung City 40704, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Chao-Tung Yang is a professor of computer science and information engineering at Tunghai University in Taiwan. He was born on November 9, 1968 in I-Lan, Taiwan, R.O.C. and received a BS degree in computer science and information engineering from Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan in 1990, and the MS degree in computer and information science from National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan in 1992.

He received the PhD degree in computer and information science from National Chiao Tung University in July 1996. He won the 1996 Acer Dragon Award for outstanding PhD Dissertation. He has worked as an associate researcher for ground operations in the ROCSAT Ground System Section (RGS) of the National Space Program Office (NSPO) in Hsinchu Science-based Industrial Park since 1996. In August 2001, he joined the faculty of the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering at Tunghai University. He got the excellent research award by Tunghai University in 2007.

In 2007 and 2008, he got the Golden Penguin Award by Industrial Development Bureau, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan. His researches have been sponsored by Taiwan agencies National Science Council (NSC), National Center for High Performance Computing (NCHC), and Ministry of Education. His present research interests are in grid and cluster computing, parallel and high-performance computing, and internet-based applications. He is both member of the IEEE Computer Society and ACM.