Tseng, Tseung-Yuen

Tseung-Yuen Tseng(曾俊元)

Department of Electronics Engineering & Institute of Electronics
National Chiao-Tung University
1001 Ta Hsueh Road,
Hsinchu 300, Taiwan
Tel: 886-3-5731879
FAX: 886-3-5724361
Email: tseng@cc.nctu.edu.tw


  • Dean and chair professor of National Taipei University of Technology(2005-present)
  • Director of Institute of Engineering Technology of National Taipei University of Technology(2005-present)
  • Chair professor of National Chiao-Tung University (2004-present)
  • Professor of Dept. of Electronic Engineering of National Chiao-Tung University(1986-present)
  • Director of Institute of Electronics, National Chiao-Tung University(2000-2003)
  • Associate Professor of Institute of Electronics of National Chiao-Tung University(1983-1986)
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow of Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering of University of Florida, USA(1982-1983)
  • Graduate Research Assistant, School of Materials Engineering, Purdue University(1977-1981)
  • Ph.D., Electroceramics, Purdue University, USA . January 1982
  • M.S., Materials Science & Engineering, Purdue University, USA. December 1978
  • Diploma (with first class honors),Metallurgy, Taipei Institute of Technology, June 1973


  • Science and engineering of ceramics materials and devices.
  • Nanoceramics; nanopowders; nanowires and field emission devices;
  • ferroelectric, dielectric, semiconducting and conducting oxides;
  • high temperature superconducting ceramics;
  • structure-composition-property relationships;
  • ceramic thin films; passive components;
  • multilayer capacitors and varistors;
  • ceramic sensors; ferroelectric memories;
  • gate dielectrics; resistive memories.


        Prof. Tseung-Yuen Tseng received his Ph.D. degree in electroceramics from the School of Materials Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA. He was briefly associated with the University of Florida, Gainesville, before joining National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, where he is now a Lifetime Chair Professor in the Institute of Electronics. He was the Dean of College of Engineering(2005-2007), the Vice Chancellor and University Chair Professor of the National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan(2007-2009).
        Dr. Tseng’s professional interests are electronic ceramics, nanoceramics, ceramic sensors, high-k dielectric films, ferroelectric thin films and their based devices, and resistive switching memory devices. He has published over 440 research papers in refereed international journals and 175 conference papers(over 80 keynote and invited talks), several book chapters, and held 36 patents. He invented the base metal multilayer ceramic capacitors, which have become large scale commercial product. He is an Editor of the Handbook of Nanoceramics and Their Based Nanodevices(5-Vol. set) and Nonvolatile Memories: Materials, Devices, and Applications(2-Vol. set), Guest Editor of a special issue of Ferroelectrics(6 Volumes), an Associate Editor of the Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology and International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology. He is Chair of the Board of Asian Ferroelectrics Association and General Chair of The 6th Asian Meeting of Ferroelectrics. He is a Chairperson, Session Chair, Keynote and Invited Speaker, and Member of Advisory Committee of many National and International Meetings. Dr. Tseng has received Distinguished Research Award from the National Science Council (1995-2001), Hou Chin-Tui Distinguished Honor Award (2002), Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Academic Award (2003), TECO Technology Award (2004), IEEE CPMT Exceptional Technical Achievement Award (2005), Distinguished Research Award of Pan Wen Yuan Foundation (2006) , Academic Award of Ministry of Education (2006), Medal of Chih-Hung Lu(2010), National Endowed Chair Professor(2011), IEEE CPMT Outstanding Sustained Technical Contribution Award(2012) and Distinguished Achievement Award of the Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society(2018). He was elected a Fellow of the American Ceramic Society in 1998, IEEE Fellow in 2002 ,MRS-T Fellow in 2009 and APAM Academician(2015).

        Professional Activities
        ﹡Fellow of American Ceramic Society(1998)
        ﹡Fellow of International Electrical and Electronics Engineers Instititute (IEEE) (2002)
        ﹡Member of Advisory Committee of 5th Asian Ferroelectrics(2006)
        ﹡Subcommittee Member of Young Author Award of the Electrochemical Society(2006)
        ﹡Member of Board of Asian Ferroelectrics Association(2001–present)
        ﹡Member of Editorial Board of Journal of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology(2004-2006)
        ﹡Associate Editor of Journal of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology(2006-present)
        ﹡External Examiner of PhD oral Examination of City University of Hongkong(2006)
        ﹡Reviewer for a number of scientific journals(SCI).( 2000-present)
        ﹡External Reviewer of Grants Proposal for Research Grants Council, HongKong(2004-2006)
        ﹡Research Grant Refereer of Nanyang Technological University(2005)
        ﹡External Assessor of Nanyang Technological University(2006)
        ﹡Member of Organization Committee of the Fourth Asian Meeting on Electroceramics(2005)
        ﹡Member of International Advisory Committee of the 5th Asian Meeting on Ferroelectrics(2006)
        ﹡Member of Board of Experts of the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Scientific Research (2003-2005)
        ﹡Member of program committee of the Third Asian Meeting on Ferroelectrics (2000)
        ﹡Director of the Institute of Electronics, National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan(2000-2003)
        ﹡Chairman of Symposium on "Electronic Ceramics and Passive Devices" conducted in Department of Electronics Engineering, National Chiao-Tung University(2001)
        ﹡Advisor of Advancement Association of Business Manager at Hsinchu(2002-2003)
        ﹡Member of Board of the Chinese Ceramic Society(1995-present)
        ﹡Member of the Technical Review Board of the National Science Council of Republic of China(1986-present)
        ﹡Member of the Technical Review Board of the Economic Ministry of Republic of China(2006-present)
        ﹡General Chair of the 6th Asian Meeting on Ferroelectrics.
        ﹡Editor of the Handbook of Nanoceramics and Their Based Nanodevices, American Scientific Publishers(2007)
        Honors, Awards and Fellowships
        ﹡Excellent Research Award of National Science Council, Taiwan(1987-1994, 6 times)
        ﹡Distinguished Research Award of National Science Council, Taiwan(1995-2001, 3 times, 2 years for each time)
        ﹡Fellow of American Ceramic Society(1998)
        ﹡Distinguished Contributions Medal of Ceramic Society of R.O.C.(1999)
        ﹡Distinguished Electrical Engineering Professor Award of Chinese Electrical Engineering Society(2000)
        ﹡Distinguished Research Fellow of National Science Council, Taiwan(2001-present)
        ﹡Fellow of International Electrical and Electronics Engineer Institute(IEEE)(2002)
        ﹡Hou Chin-Tui Distinguished Honor Award(2002)
        ﹡Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Academic Award(2003)
        ﹡TECO Technology Award(2004)
        ﹡IEEE CPMT Exceptional Technical Achievement Award(2005)
        ﹡Distinguished Research Award of Pan Wen Yuan Foundation(2006)
        ﹡Academic Award of Ministry of Education of Taiwan, ROC(2006)

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  • Undergraduate Level:
  • Chemistry, Engineering Mathematics, Introduction to Ceramics, Introduction to Materials Science.
  • Graduate Level:
  • Electronic Materials, Physics and Technology of Electronic Ceramics, Thin Film Technology, Dielectric Materials. Solid State Thermodynamics.