ACRS 2023 - Keynote Speaker

ACRS 2023

Dr. Jong-Shinn Wu

Director General
Taiwan Space Agency (TASA)

Prof. Jong-Shinn Wu received his MS and BS degrees both in Mech. Eng. of National Taiwan University, Taiwan, in 1986 and 1988, respectively, and his Ph.D. degree in Aerospace Eng., U. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, in 1994. He then worked as a postdoctoral research fellow until 1995 in the same department. Later he worked at the NSPO of Taiwan for two years. He then joined the Dept. of Mech. Eng. of NCTU, Taiwan, in 1998 until now as a Distinguished Professor and the director of ARRC. He has been working on rarefied gas dynamics, low-temperature plasma physics, kinetic-based numerical schemes, hybrid rocket propulsion, plasma medicine, and parallel scientific computing. Recently, he received the most prestigious 2018 Outstanding Research Award of MOST (Ministry of Science & Technology), Taiwan. He is now an ASME Fellow, AIAAAssociate Fellow, IEEE Senior Member, AIAA Hybrid Rocket Technical Committee member, and Emerging Plasma Nanotechnologies (TC 17 member) of the IEEE Nanotechnology Council. He took the position of Director General of NSPO (National Space Organization), Taiwan in 2021. NSPO was promoted to be the independent space agency of Taiwan and was changed to TASA (Taiwan Space Agency) officially in January 2023.