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First and Best

The Top College in Taiwan and Worldwide

The Most Visionary College in Taiwan

  • The first EECS (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) College in Taiwan (1994).
  • The first ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering) College in Taiwan (2005).

The Leading Colleges and Departments in Taiwan

  • The best department/institute in the EE field in Taiwan (Common Wealth Magazine and Global View Monthly Magazine, 1999).
  • The first college to establish education institutes in "Electronics Engineering", "Communication Engineering", "Electrical and Control Engineering", "Electro-Optical Eng.", "Photonics", and "Display".
  • The first "EECS Honors Program" inTaiwan , 2003.
  • "EECS Honors Program" is ranked as one of the top seven departments for high school graduates in Taiwan and is the only one in the EE field selected by the 2006 Best College Guide, (Cheers Magazine, 2006).
  • The college with the most students joining the international exchange program with other first-tier universities world-wide.

The Best in Research and Industry Collaboration

  • The college with the most research projects and grants in Engineering from the Ministry of Education, Taiwan.
  • More than 350 research projects are contracted with grants of more than NTD 500 million annually.
  • ECE has long-term research collaborations with leading corporations in the industry, including MediaTek, CPT, Lite-on Technology, UMC, TSMC, AUO, ITRI, etc. The amount of research grants totals over NTD 600 million.

The Best Engineering College

  • The highest ranked in Taiwan's Engineering field , the 49th ranked worldwide in Engineering and Computer Engineering., the second highest among Engineering schools in China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong., (surveyed by Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ., 2007).
  • The college to develop the most advanced technologies of the time, including the earliest Computers, CRT, Laser, the first Transistor, VLSI, Semiconductor Facility, and surface emitting blue diode lasers, etc. in Taiwan.
  • The major contributing college to publish in IEEE journals.
  • The college with the most members in National Academy of Engineering (USA), Academia Sinica (Taiwan), and IEEE Fellow (USA).
  • The best-selling semiconductor textbook worldwide by Prof. Simon Sze (Physics of Semiconductor Devices).

The Most in Outstanding Alumni

  • The first engineering Ph.D in Taiwan, the first IEEE Fellow in Taiwan, and the most graduates in the ECE field.
  • The most CEOs and presidents of corporations in the Hsinchu Science Park (Global Views Monthly Magazine, 2005).
  • "The most Valuable and Competitive Students" (Cheers Magazine, 2002).
  • "The Most Popular Students" for corporations in engineering and technology (Cheers Magazine, 2003, 2006).
  • the highest research potential and the most significant impact on the industry (Global Views Monthly Magazine, 2007).
  • Strongest alumni support. Over 80% alumni will hire graduates from this college. (Global Views Monthly Magazine, 2007, 2008).