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Taiwan Team Makes History in Qualifying Round: NCKU Seawarrior Team Secures Fifth Place in the European International Submarine Races
The National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) human-powered submarine team, Seawarrior, achieved a milestone by securing fifth place in the European International Submarine Races 2024 (eISR 2024) held from June 24 to July 5. On July 1, Taiwan time, competing with its second-generation self-built submarine, Pegasus, the team successfully completed the entire racecourse, surpassing its 2022 record and advancing to the qualifying rounds. On the final day of the competition, it competed in the agility race and ultimately achieved fifth place, the best result in the team’s history.
Vietnam’s Can Tho University visits NCKU to promote cooperation in semiconductor and biomedicine
As the world ushers in the era of semiconductor chips, the Vietnamese government has included the semiconductor industry as one of the nation’s developmental priorities and designated 18 top Vietnamese universities to prepare and offer courses related to chip design and semiconductor. On July 16th, a delegation from Vietnam's Can Tho University (CTU), led by Rector Dr. Trung-Tinh Tran, visited National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), with the purpose in exchanging ideas and experiences in the talent cultivation in semiconductor area, AI accelerator and applied technology.
Cultivating Chip Design Talent: Taiwan and the World Join Hands - NCKU Semiconductor Summer School Kicks Off
The development and education of the semiconductor industry are urgent. NCKU aligns with international standards, offering an all-English professional summer course in semiconductors for the third consecutive year through the Academy of Innovative Semiconductor and Sustainable Manufacturing (AISSM). The first session, from July 17 to 26, focuses on chip design, covering both digital and analog integrated circuit design over 1.5 weeks, combining solid theory with hands-on practice.
NCKU Alumni Shin-Kun Peng and Yang Yang Elected as Academia Sinica Academicians
The Academia Sinica has announced the 34th Convocation of Academicians. Shin-Kun Peng, an alumnus from the Class of 1979 of the Department of Transportation and Communication Management Science (TCM) at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), was elected as an academician in the Division of Humanities and Social Sciences. Yang Yang, an alumnus from the Class of 1982 of the Department of Physics, was elected as an academician in the Division of Engineering Sciences. Both alumni have received the nation's highest academic honor, the lifetime honorary position of “Academician of Academia Sinica.” The entire faculty and student body of NCKU are immensely proud of this achievement.