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Chen, James C.

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Name

Chen, James C.

Job Title

Director of the In-Service Program and Professor

Education

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Office

R920

Office Hour

Wed. 16:30 ~ 18:30 (By E-mail appointment)

Phone

(03)574-2695

E-mail

Website

https://leanlab.ie.nthu.edu.tw/

Research Expertise

Lean Production
Smart Manufacturing
Big Data Analysis
Advanced Planning and Scheduling
System Simulation

  James C. Chen is Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management at National Tsing-Hua University (NTHU), Taiwan.  He is also Adjunct Professor of the Institute of Industrial Engineering at National Taiwan University (NTU), Taiwan and is a Board Member of Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers (CIIE).  Prior to his current position, he was Chair Professor in the Department of Industrial Management at National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST), Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Chung Yuan Christian University (CYCU), and a researcher at Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Taiwan.  He received a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from NTHU, Taiwan, an M.S. in Manufacturing Systems Engineering, and a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, both from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison), USA. 

  Dr. Chen’s current research interests include lean production, business process reengineering, supply chain management, project management, and system simulation.  He has been working on university-industry collaboration projects with high tech industries such as semiconductor wafer fabs and Thin Film Transistor Liquid Crystal Display (TFT-LCD) fabs in Taiwan as well as traditional industries such as footwear factories and apparel factories in Taiwan, China, India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Fiji. He has published academic articles in European Journal of Operational Research, European Journal of Industrial Engineering, International Journal of Management Science (Omega), International Journal of Production Research, Computers and Industrial Engineering, Applied Mathematical Modeling, Soft Computing, Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Journal of Cleaner Production, International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, Engineering Optimization, Journal of the Society for Information Display, Displays, Production Planning and Control, Expert Systems with Applications, International Journal of Industrial Engineering: Theory, Applications and Practice and International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. 

  Dr. Chen was awarded Dr. Yi-Chi Mei Scholarship at NTHU, IBM Manufacturing Research Graduate Fellowship at UW-Madison, Outstanding Teaching Awards at CYCU, Distinguished University-Industry Collaborative Research Award at Chung Hua Picture Tubes (CPT), Distinguished Industrial Engineer Award from CIIE, Outstanding Research Award at NTUST, Distinguished Intellectual Property and Commercialization Award at NTHU, Distinguished Research Award at NTHU, Distinguished University-Industry Collaboration Award at College of Engineering at NTHU, Teaching Award at NTHU, Outstanding Educator Award in International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (Indonesia), Best Paper Awards in several international conferences, and Feature Person: Enjoying the International University-Industry Collaboration, Engineering Science and Technology Bulletin, National Science Council, Taiwan.

<<Honor and Award>>

  • Distinguished Industry and University Cooperate Research Award on Engineering College, NTHU
  • Distinguished Educator Award, International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Bali, Indonesia
  • Best Track Paper Award, International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Bali, Indonesia
  • Technology Transfer Award, NTHU
  • Teaching Award, NTHU
  • Research Award, NTHU
  • Feature Person II, Engineering Science and Technology Bulletin, NSC
  • Marquis Who’s Who in the World
  • IP Commercialization Award, NTHU
  • Best Paper Award, Conference of Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers
  • Best Poster Award, Conference of Automation Program, NSC
  • Industrial Engineer Award, Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers
  • Research and Innovation Award, NTUST
  • Best Paper Award, Cross-Strait Industrial Engineers and Management Conference
  • Feature Person: Enjoying the International University-Industry Collaboration, Engineering Science and Technology Bulletin, NSC
  • Chair Professor, NTUST and Pou Chen Group
  • Teaching Award, CYCU
  • Distinguished University-Industry Collaboration Award, Chung Hua Picture Tubes
  • Teaching Award, College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, CYCU 
  • Teaching Award, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, CYCU 
  • IBM Manufacturing Research Graduate Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
  • Dr. Yi-Chi Mei Scholarship, NTHU
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