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educator , Civil engineer

Po-Han Chen, Chinese civil engineer, educator. Grantee Research grant, Ministry of Education, Taiwan, 2001, Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology, 2002-2003; scholar, Liu Shi Foundation, Taiwan, 1992. Member of American Society of Civil Engineers (associate; member construction institute).


Chen, Po-Han was born on June 4, 1972 in Taipei, Taiwan. Son of Chao-Che Chen and Hsueh-Ling Yang.


Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University, 1994. Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 1999. Doctor of Philosophy, Purdue University, 2001.


Research assistant Hydraulic Research Laboratory National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, 1992—1994. Assistant researcher Taiwan Construction Research Institute, 1996—1997. Research assistant School Civil Engineering Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1999—2001.

With Nanyang Technology University, Singapore, 2001—2009. Associate professor, department civil engineering National Taiwan University, since 2009.


  • Achievements include research in combining neural networks, fuzzy logic, and illumination-based image thresholding to develop a new method that could minimize the image recognition problems resulting from non-uniform illumination. Development of an intelligent neuro-fuzzy recognition approach for infrastructure surface coating assessment. Development of a financial model for evaluation of BOT (Build-Operate-Transfer) projects.

    Research in exploring International Finance Corporation-based (Industry-Foundation-Class-based) information exchange and data sharing between architectural design and structural analysis.


Member of American Society of Civil Engineers (associate. Member construction institute).


  • Other Interests

    Travel, badminton, bowling, music, reading.


Chao-Che Chen

Hsueh-Ling Yang