Wong Chan-Yuan

Phone: 03-5742442
Fax: 03-5623770
Office: TSMC R843
e-mail: wcy@mx.nthu.edu.tw

English CV


Chan-Yuan is a faculty member at National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan and a visiting professor at the University of Johannesburg in South Africa. Additionally, he is an associate editor for the journal Technological Forecasting and Social Change. He has studied and worked around the region, from Malaysia to Thailand to Korea. He had assumed a postdoctaral stint at the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at Chulalongkorn University in Thailand and served as Senior Lecturer at University of Malaya from 2011-Aug 2018. He has consulted widely on industrial analysis and technology policy for various organisations, including UNCTAD, Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) inTaiwan, Ministry of Science and Technology in Malaysia, UNIID-SEA in the Philippines, etc. He has also held several visiting positions in Asia and Europe including visiting fellow at the UNU-MERIT in the Netherlands in 2015 and researcher at Seoul National University, Korea in 2017. Chan-Yuan has published extensively on the topics of technology catch-up in semiconductors industry, regional innovation system, analysis of high-tech industry and governance issues in middle-income economies. His book entitled -Experimental Learning, Inclusive Growth and Industrialised Economies in Asia: Lessons from South Korea and Taiwan- is published by Palgrave Macmillan, Aug 2022.

Chan-Yuan joined Institute of Technology Management of NTHU in Sept 2018. The followings are courses he has taught at NTHU.

  • Analysis of High-tech Industry (for Master students)
  • Technology Marketing (for Master students)
  • Science and Technology Policy Studies (for Ph.D. students)
  • Management Studies(for Undergraduates)
  • Business Models and Innovation Analytics (for Master students)
  • International Business Management (for professional Master students)
  • Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D (Faculty of Economics and Administration), University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Areas of Expertise

  • Strategic Business Management Studies (Growth Strategies in SMEs, Business Model Innovation)
  • Innovation and Development (Science and Technology Policy, Research Evaluation, Innovation Systems of Asian Economies)
  • Regional Studies/Development Studies (Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, Regional Innovation System, Middle-income Trap Economies, Economics of Catch-up)
  • Science and Technology Studies (Technology and Society, Scientometrics)
  • Recent (Selected) Publications

  • Wong, C-Y. (2022), Experimental Learning, Inclusive Growth and Industrialised Economies in Asia: Lessons from South Korea and Taiwan, Palgrave Macmillan: Singapore.
  • Wong, C-Y., Wang, I-K., Sheu, J. and Hu, M-C. (2022), What network orientation supports the development of a Resilient City? Evidence from the innovation systems of eighty-seven cities, Cities, 131, 103923
  • Wong, C-Y. and Lee, K. (2022), Evolution of Innovation Systems of Two Industrial Districts in East Asia: Transformation and Upgrade from a Peripheral System and the Role of the Core Firms, Samsung and TSMC, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 32,pp. 955-990
  • Ng, B-K., Wong, C-Y. and Santos, M.G.P. (2022), Grassroots Innovation: Scenario, Policy and Governance, Journal of Rural Studies, 90, pp. 1-12
  • Barr-Kumarakulasinghe C., B-K., Ng and Wong, C-Y.(2021), Governing the progress of internet-ofthings: Ambivalence in the quest of technology exploitation and user rights protection, Technology in Society, 64, 101463
  • Gomez, E-T., Cheong, K-C. and Wong, C-Y. (2021), Regime Changes, State-Business Ties and Remaining In The Middle-Income Trap: The Case of Malaysia, Journal of Contemporary Asia,51,5,pp. 782-802
  • Wong, C-Y. and Elbegsaikhan, M. (2020), Geographical Indications in Development Contexts: Function, Supply Chain and Pursuit of Rural Industrial Development, The Journal of World Intellectual Property, 23,5-6, pp.712-735
  • Wong, C-Y. (2019), A Century of Scientific Publication: Towards a Theorization of Growth Behavior and Research?Orientation, Scientometrics, 119, Issue 1, pp 357-377
  • Wong, C-Y. Ng, B-K., Azizan, S. A., & Hasbullah, M. (2018). Knowledge structures of City Innovation Systems: Singapore and Hong Kong. Journal of Urban Technology, 25, 1, pp. 47-73