Prof. Dr. Chii-Wann Lin
Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Vice President & General Director, Biomedical Technology and Device Research Laboratories
Dr. Chii-Wann Lin was appointed as Vice President and General Director of the Biomedical Technology and Device Research Laboratories, Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) which is one of the world’s leading technology R&D institutions established in 1973. He has a background in electrical engineering, and over the years he branched out into biomedical engineering, enabling him to be well-versed in both disciplines. Biomedical Technology and Device Research Laboratories, ITRI, is relying on Dr. Lin's expertise and experience to engage in R&D into innovative technologies, which will further pave the way for cross-disciplinary and clinical cooperation involving ITRI, and the academic and industrial communities.
Dr. Lin received his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University in the United States, following which he started his academic career at National Taiwan University's (NTU) Institute of Biomedical Engineering and now serve as a Full Professor at the Institute. He also served as Director of the NTU-ITRI Joint Nano Research Center from 2014 to 2017. His research encompasses nervous system engineering, medical micro-sensing components and systems, medical optoelectronics, and medical device regulatory science.