Keynote Speakers

Chien-Yuh Yang

National Central University, Taiwan

Chien-Yuh Yang is currently a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the National Central University, Taiwan and also served as the president of the Taiwan Solar Energy and New Energy Society. He received his Ph.D. from the Pennsylvania State University in 1994, and stayed at the same university as a post-doctoral associate following his Ph.D. until the next year. Then he went back to Taiwan and joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Central University in 1995. His current research interests include air-conditioning and refrigeration, heat exchanger design, solar energy, electronic devices cooling, two-phase heat transfer, heat transfer enhancement and micro-scale heat transfer. His research has strong connection with related industries. He has conducted more than one hundred heat transfer related research projects, most of them were supported by the industrial companies. He has collaborated with local companies on the studies of plate heat exchangers continuously for more than 15 years. He participated in the organization of a number of international conferences and workshops. He has co-authored more than one hundred journal articles and conference papers and has more than 10 heat exchanger-related patents.