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Trappey, Amy J. C.

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Trappey, Amy J. C.

Job Title

Distinguished Professor


Ph.D., Purdue University, USA



Office Hour

By E-mail appointment






Research Expertise

Knowledge Engineering
IP Analysis and Management
Engineering Asset Management

  Professor Amy Trappey received her PhD in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University, USA. She started her academic career in the Department of Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Iowa State University (1990~1992). Dr. Trappey joint the National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) as Associate Professor in 1992 and was promoted to full professor in 1996. From 2003 to 2006, Amy served as the Department Chairperson of Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management at NTHU and led the department to its initial engineering accreditation approval by IEET. During 2008/2 ~ 2011/1, Professor Trappey was appointed as the Chair Professor and the Dean of the College of Management at the National Taipei University of Technology. She also served as Program Director of Industrial Engineering and Management Program at the National Science Council (NSC/MoST/NSTC) from 2007/12 to 2010/12. Professor Trappey's research interests are in the fields of e-business, e-discovery, knowledge engineering, IP/patent analytics and management, and engineering asset management. She received numerous research awards from international and domestic organizations, e.g., NSC/MoST/NSTC, CIE, and CIIE, and was honored with fellowships by the professional societies she belongs.

<<Honors and Awards >>

  • Editor-in-Chief – World Patent Information (2024~Now; Associate Editor: 2020~2023)
  • Senior Editor - Journal of Engineering Design (2022 ~ Now)
  • Special Content Editor – Advanced Engineering Informatics (2020~Now; Associate Editor: 2015~2020)
  • Associate Editor – IEEE Trans. Systems, Man, Cybernetics: Systems (2015~2022)
  • ASME Fellow (美國機械工程學會會士)
  • ISEAM Fellow (國際工程資產管理學會會士)
  • CIIE Fellow (中國工業工程學會會士)
  • 1999~2001 – National Science Council (NSC) Research Excellent Award (國科會傑出研究獎)
  • 1995 – National Science Council (NSC) Annual Outstanding Research Award (國科會優等研究獎)
  • 2008- 2011 – 獲得國科會傑出學者研究計畫,核定最高等級之主持費
  • 100, 101, 102, 103年度國科會補助獎勵特殊優秀人才
  • 99, 100, 101, 102年度清華大學傑出學術研究出版獎勵
  • 2009 – 98年度中國工業工程師學會「工業工程獎章 – 學術研究類」
  • 2008 – 台北科技大學 講座教授 榮譽
  • 2008 – 清華大學 特聘教授 榮譽
  • 2007 – MBAA Distinguished Paper Award in Operations Management & Entrepreneurship.
  • 1997 – Best Research Paper Award, Chinese Institute of Engineers (中國工程師學會八十六年『工程論文獎』)
  • 1997 – Best Research Paper Award, Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers (中國工業工程師學會八十六年『優等論文獎章』)
  • 2007 – Best Research Paper Award, Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers (3 recipients nation-wide in IE discipline中國工業工程師學會九十六年『優等論文獎章』)
  • 1998 – Highly Commended Award, Literati Club, MCB University Press
  • 1996 – The Best Organizer of Symposium and Sessions (BOSS) Award, IMECE, ASME International Conference
  • 1995 – Outstanding Research Advising Award, NSC (國科會大學生研究指導獎)
  • 1994 – Outstanding Student Paper Advising Award, the Chinese Institute of Engineers (中工會大學生論文指導獎)
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