Your browser does not support JavaScript!
Shuo-Yan Chou



Shuo-Yan Chou (周碩彥)



Distinguished Professor






Education and Experiences:

Ph.D.: Industrial & Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Michigan,

U.S.A. (1987-92)

Distinguished Professor, Department of Industrial Management, NTUST, 2012-now.

Director, Center for Internet of Things Innovation, NTUST, 2011-now.

Member of the Investment Review Committee, National Development Fund, Executive Yuan, 2015-now

Dean, Office of International Affairs, NTUST; CEO of EU-FP National Contact Point – Taiwan, 2009-11.

Visiting Professor/Scholar, MIT 2015; Aalto University 2015; ETH 2014; Hanyang Univ. 2014; Peking Univ. 2012-13; Nagoya Univ. 2012-13; HKUST 2009-10; Univ. of Washington, 1999.

Professor and Chair, Department of Industrial Management, NTUST, 2002-04.


Supply Chain Management, Product Design and Development, Introduction to Industry 4.0, Engineering Economy

Research Interests:

Internet of Things Innovation, Industrial Internet of Things, Big Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Smart City Applications, Blockchain Application, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Entrepreneurship, Decision Theory, Digital Manufacturing, Computational Geometry


Research Projects:

PI, “Time-share Parking System and Revenue Management, ” Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, 2015-18.

PI, “IOT University-Industry Consortium, ” Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, 2013-16.

PI, “Internet of Things Application for Sustainability,”  Model UST Program, MOE, 2012-16.

PI, “Towards an Internet of Things Framework for Intelligent Building,” Taiwan Building Technology Center, NTUST, 2011-16.

Coordinator, Global Science Leader Forum, April 25-29, 2011, Grand Formosa Regent Taipei, Taiwan, 2011.  (Hosted by NSC)

General Chair, 2010 Int’l Conf. on Mass Customization & Personalization; 2010 INFORMS Service Science Conf.; 2009/2014 ISPE IC on Concurrent Engineering.

Academic Services:

Board Member, CIIE, 2009—now; Taiwan Association of System Science and Engineering, 2009—10; Digital Cultural Content Association, 2004—13

Member of the Expert Review Panel, Hong Kong R&D Center for Logistics and Supply Chain Management Enabling Technologies, 2011—2012

Committee Member, University Evaluation Committee, Science & Technological University Evaluation Committee (IE Sub-committee), MOE, 2002—

Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers (EI, TSSCI; published by Taylor and Francis), 2007—10

Advisory Board Member, Journal of Korean Institute of Industrial Engineers, 2008—09

Research and Innovation Award, National Taiwan University of Science & Technology, 2007, 2010 (awarded for the period of 2008—2013)

Research Outcomes:

Published over 60 SCI/SSCI journal papers; PI or Co-PI of more than 80 projects; hosed/co-hosted close to 30 international conferences/forums/workshops


Information Technology Application & Integration (MA012)

Download Conference Paper & Journal Paper


2017/07/10 update