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NSPODirector General

Director General
Dr. Jong-Shinn Wu

Educations

  • Ph.D., Department of Aerospace Engineering, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.A. (1990~1994)
  • M.S., Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan. (1986~1988)
  • B.S., Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan. (1982~1986)

Professional Experiences

  • Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor /Distinguished Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan (1998~2021)
  • Director/Founder, Advanced Rocket Research Center (ARRC), NCTU, Taiwan (2012~2021)
  • President, Taiwan Space Industry Development Association (TSIDA) (2021~)
  • President, Taiwanese Association of Plasma Science & Technology (TAPST) (2016-2020)
  • CEO, Taiwan Innovative Space, Inc., Taiwan (2016~2018)
  • CTO, Rocket Technology Division, GeoSat Aerospace & Technology Inc., Hsinchu, Taiwan (2015~2016)
  • Associate Research Fellow, National Space Organization, Taiwan (1995~1998)
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA (1994~1995)

Awards & Honors

  • Future Technology Award, 2021 Future Tech Show, MOST (rocket technology)
  • Outstanding Research Award, Aerospace Discipline, Ministry of Science & Technology (MOST), Taiwan (2018)
  • Annual Best Paper Award, Journal of Mechanics (SCI) (2018)
  • Future Technology Award, 2017 Future Tech Show, MOST (rocket technology)
  • ASME Fellow (2015~)
  • AIAA Associate Fellow (2016~)
  • Member, Hybrid Rocket Technical Committee, AIAA (2016~)
  • Member, Emerging Plasma Nanotechnologies (TC 17), Nanotechnology Council, IEEE (2021~)
  • Lam Research Award, Taiwan (2012)
  • Distinguished Achievements Alumni Award, Dept. Mechanical Eng., National Taiwan University, Taiwan (2016)
  • Distinguished Achievements Alumni Award, National Tainan First High School, Taiwan (2016)
  • Rackham Pre-doctoral Fellowship, The University of Michigan (1993)
  • Distinguished Achievement Award for Graduate Student of Aerospace Engineering, College of Engineering, The University of Michigan (1993)

Deputy Director General
Dr. Shiann-Jeng Yu

Educations

  • Ph.D., Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan (1995)
  • M.S., Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan (1991)
  • B.S., Department of Electrical Engineering, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan (1989)

Professional Experiences

  • Acting Director General, National Space Organization (NSPO), National Applied Research Laboratories (2021/2~2021/7)
  • Deputy Director General, National Space Organization (NSPO), National Applied Research Laboratories (2010/8~2021/1)
  • Administration Director, National Applied Research Laboratories (2008/8~2010/7)
  • Deputy Director, National Center For High Performance Computing, National Applied Research Laboratories (2007/1~2008/6)
  • Program Management Office Director, National Center For High Performance Computing, National Applied Research Laboratories (2005/9~2006/12)
  • Deputy Director of South Branch, National Center For High Performance Computing, National Applied Research Laboratories (2002/8~2005/8)
  • Specialist Secretary of Deputy Chairman, National Science Council (2000/12~2002/7) 
  • Member of council, Aeronautical and Astronautical Society of the Republic of China (2016~)
  • Member of council, Academia-Industry Consortium For Southern Taiwan Science Park (2001) 

Deputy Director General
Chung-Huei Vicky Chu

Educations

  • M.S., Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science, Penn State University, the United States (1993)
  • B.S., Department of Atmospheric Sciences, National Taiwan University, Taiwan (1990)

Professional Experiences

  • Secretary General, Taiwan Space Industry Development Association (TSIDA) (2021/2~)
  • Acting Deputy Director General, National Space Organization (NSPO), National Applied Research Laboratories (2021/2~2021/7)
  • Manager, System Engineering Division of National Space Organization (2020/6~2021/7)
  • Program Director, FORMOSAT-7 Program of National Space Organization (2011/9~2021/1)
  • Researcher, National Space Organization (1994~)

Deputy Director General
Dr. Tien-Chuan Kuo

Educations

  • Ph.D., Department of Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics, National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan (1996)
  • M.S., Department of Nuclear Engineering, National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan (1990)
  • B.S., Department of Nuclear Engineering, National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan (1988)

Professional Experiences

  • Division Director, Mechanical Engineering Division of National Space Organization (2019/03-2021/7)
  • Propulsion Department Manager, National Space Organization (2005/11-2021/04)
  • Research Fellow, National Space Organization (2008~)
  • Propulsion Engineer, National Space Organization (1996~)