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NCKU researchers proposed a model for the early detection of AMD using various ML architectures. Their model ranked fourth in the ADAM challenge and was found to be extremely lightweight while being comparable in performance to other state-of-the-art models.

Healthcare

Machine-learning Assisted Detection of Age-related Macular Degeneration from Fundus Photos

Researchers proposed a model for the early detection of AMD using various ML architectures. Their model ranked fourth in the ADAM challenge and was found to be extremely lightweight while being comparable in performance to other state-of-the-art models.

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Scientists develop a new technique for controlling the properties and lattice arrangements of epitaxially-grown twisted lateral homostructures; this approach can be used to develop new nanoelectronic architectures for the semiconductor industry.

Quantum

Weaving single crystal thin films to Fabricate Twisted Epitaxial Lateral Homostructures

Scientists develop a new technique for controlling the properties and lattice arrangements of epitaxially-grown twisted lateral homostructures; this approach can be used to develop new nanoelectronic architectures for the semiconductor industry.

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An integrated learning model combined with a new optimization algorithm improves prediction and optimization of carbon emissions from buildings.

Environment

Intelligent Building Design to Reduce Carbon Emissions

An integrated learning model combined with a new optimization algorithm improves prediction and optimization of carbon emissions from buildings.

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A Two-Stage Hybrid Rocket Launch at Pingtung

Space

Launch of Two-Stage Hybrid Rocket

NCKU is the first academic unit in Taiwan to launched a two-stage hybrid rocket with 1,500 kg-class thrust and 300 kg-class thrust.

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Quantum

Distill, Transform, Classify: Taking a Deep Dive into Quantum Steerability

An international team of researchers investigate, in a new study, the complete classification problem of quantum steerability using local filters in relation to the concept of measurement incompatibility. Their findings could enhance the performance of quantum networks.

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Quantum

NCKU Scientists Develop New Method to Control Electron Spins Using Electrical Signals

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Healthcare

Risk of Non-typhoidal Salmonella Vascular Infection Increases with Atherosclerosis

Presence of atherosclerosis risk factors and inflammation can help predict life-threatening vascular infection associated with non-typhoidal Salmonella bacteremia.

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Energy

What if We Could Recycle the Energy Remaining in Discarded Batteries?

In a new study, researchers from Taiwan demonstrate a new approach to recovering residual energy from discarded primary batteries, paving the way for their reutilization and a circular economy for discarded batteries.

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Healthcare

Possible Link Between COVID-19 Vaccination and Autoimmune Disorders

Researchers in Taiwan report a rare case of acquired hemophilia A and bullous pemphigoid following SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccine administration, suggesting a possible association between mRNA vaccines and autoimmune diseases

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Material

The First Dual-mode Piezotronics-based Force Sensor

NCKU researchers first demonstrate a fully-functional piezo-gated thin film transistor using zinc oxide (ZnO) that shows a dual-mode operation along with an analytical model explaining the mechanism underlying their functioning.

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Environment

Re-usable hydrogel removes toxic dyes from industrial wastewater

NCKU researchers working alongside colleagues from the US and Iran have developed a novel nanocomposite hydrogel that is ecofriendly, reusable, and has the ability to absorb high amounts of methylene blue and Congo red dye. The hydrogel could potentially be used to remediate wastewater.

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Healthcare

New antibodies created that neutralize a cancer-promoting protein

By identifying how the cancer-promoting protein chitinase-3-like-1 is released by cells, a team of researchers from NCKU has succeeded in creating antibodies to neutralize it and stop cancer growth.

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Energy

Taiwan’s powerhouse for green energy

Inside the Hi-GEM Research Center of NCKU, a group of diligent academics are searching for a new future for Taiwan’s green energy technology through multidimensional applications of materials.

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Space

Set Light to the Future by Satellite

Talents from NCKU are involved in an international collaboration between Taiwan (NSPO) and the United States (NOAA) and are expected to improve the accuracy of weather forecasting, especially for the subject of precipitation.

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Quantum

QFort

Quantum technology has the potential to enhance societies and lead us into the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Over the past decade, NCKUI has invested significant resources and manpower towards quantum science and technology and has led to the finest research outcomes in Taiwan.

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Our research at a glance

225

Research units

19605

Publications (2016 – 2021 accum.)

21829

Research Projects

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Consider us your colleagues in Taiwan

We work with University and Institutional Partners in Europe, North America, Asia and Australasia on collaborative research. Our working culture is pragmatic, open and absolutely committed to research of the highest integrity and with the greatest potential to affect significant positive change. 

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