National Dong-Hwa University Academician, Academia Sinica
1981 Ph. D., Physics, University of Houston, USA
1975 M.S., Physics, Tamkang University, Taiwan
1973 B.S., Physics, Tamkang University, Taiwan
Prof. Maw-Kuen Wu is currently a distinguished research fellow at the Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica in Taiwan. He is a world-renowned scientist specialized in superconductivity. Prof. Wu has received many major scientific awards including the US National Academy Comstock prize, the Humboldt Research Award, the Nikkei Asia Prize, and the Presidential Science Prize of Taiwan. He was elected as a member of the Academia Sinica in 1998, and in 2004 was elected to the US National Academy of Sciences as a Foreign Associate, as well as a member of the Academy of the Developing Countries. In addition, he served as a member of the cabinet in charge of science and technology in Taiwan, from 2000 to 2002, he was the Deputy Minister, and from 2004 to 2006, the Minister of the National Science Council (NSC) of Taiwan, and served as the Director of the Institute of Physics in Academia Sinica, Taiwan from 2006-2011. In 2012 – 2016 he served as the President of the National Dong Hwa Univerity in Taiwan.