Min Shiang Hwang received the B.S. degree in electronic engineering from the National Taipei Institute of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan, in 1980, the M.S. degree in industrial engineering from the National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, in 1988, and the Ph.D. degree in computer and information science from the National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, in 1995. He also studied applied mathematics at the National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, from 1984 to 1986. Dr. Hwang passed the National Higher Examination in electronic engineering in 1988. He also passed the National Telecommunication Special Examination in information engineering adn was qualified as advanced technician of first class in 1990. From 1988 to 1991, he was the leader of the Computer Center at Telecommunication Laboratories (TL), Ministry of Transportation and Communications, Taiwan. He was also the Chairman of the Department of Information Management, Chaoyang University of Technology (CYUT), Taichung, Taiwan, during 1999–2002. He was a Professor and Chairman of the Graduate Institute of Networking and Communications, CYUT, during 2002–2003. He was a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Management Information Systems, National Chung Hsing University (NCHU), Taichung, Taiwan,, during 2005National Chung Hsing University2009. He obtained the 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, and 2001 Outstanding Research Awards of National Science Council of Taiwan. He is currently an Outstanding Professor of the Department of Management Information Systems, NCHU. He is a Member of IEEE, ACM, and Chinese Information Security Association. His current research interests include information security, electronic commerce, database and data security, cryptography, image compression, and mobile computing. Dr. Hwang has published over 100 articles on the above research fields in international journals.
Biography Updated on 12 January 2011