Wei‐Hsin Chen received his B.S. degree from the Department of Chemical Engineering, Tunghai University, Taichung City, Taiwan, in 1988, and a Ph.D. degree from the Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan City, Taiwan, in 1993. After receiving his Ph.D. degree, Chen worked in an iron and steel corporation as a process engineer for one and a half years (1994–1995). He joined the Department of Environmental Engineering and Science, Fooyin University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, in 1995 and was promoted to a Full Professor in 2001. In 2005, he moved to the Department of Marine Engineering, National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung, Taiwan. Two years later (2007), he moved to the Department of Greenergy, National University of Tainan, Tainan, Taiwan. Now he is a Faculty Member at the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, National Cheng Kung University. Chen visited the Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA, from 2004 to 2005, the University of New South Wales, Australia, in 2007, the University of Edinburg, UK, in 2009, and the University of British Columbia, Canada, from 2012 to 2013, as a Visiting Professor. His research topics include hydrogen production and purification, bioenergy, clean energy, carbon capture, and atmospheric science. He has published over 250 papers in international and domestic journals and conferences with the H‐index of 19. He is also the author of four books concerning energy science and air pollution.
Biography Updated on 12 October 2013