Yuan-Chi Tseng 曾元琦

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Current National Tsing Hua University, TW (Aug, 2018~)
  • 副教授,服務科學研究所,國立清華大學 (2018.08~)
    Associate Professor, Institute of Service Science, College of Technology Management, NTHU (since Aug, 2018)
  • 主任, 新興科技與數位學習推動辦公室,科管院,國立清華大學 (2020.04~)
    Director, Office of Emerging Technology and E-Learning Promotion, CTM, NTHU
  • 召集人,創新設計組,清華學院,國立清華大學 (2020.05~)
    Convener, Innovative Design Program, Tsing Hua College, NTHU
  • 執行長,載物書院,住宿書院,國立清華大學 (2020.08~)
    CEO, Tzaiwu College, Residential College, NTHU
2019.02 – 2021.07 National Tsing Hua University, TW, TW
  • 合聘副教授,工業工程與管理學系,國立清華大學 (2019.08 – 2021.07)
    Jointly Appointed Associate Professor,
    Department of Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, College of Engineering, NTHU
  • 組長,教務處教學發展中心-學習促進與研究規劃組,國立清華大學 (2019.02 – 2020.07)
    Section Chief, Division of Learning Support and Research Planning, CTLD, NTHU
2014 – 2018 National Cheng Kung University, TW
  • 副教授,工業設計,國立成功大學
    Associate Professor, Industrial Design (2014-2018)
  • 助理教授,工業設計,國立成功大學
    Assistant Professor, Industrial Design (2011-2014)
2010 – 2011 Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute, USA
  • Rachel C. Atkinson Postdoctoral Fellow (RCA Fellow)
    With eye tracker, I study adaptation of perception decision making strategies to different probabilistic task contexts with normal, aging people and low vision patients. I also study the effect sensory reward and cognitive reward scheme in inducing better adaptation to design new aids and scheme of rehabilitate and train in low vision.

2008 – 2010

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • Visiting Research Associate, Human Factors Division and Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
    With eye tracker, I study how strategies are influenced by the prior experience (memory) and expectations (knowledge). I also lecture an undergraduate course (Fall, 2008)
    and a graduate seminar on Engineering Psychology (Spring, 2009).
2005 – 2006 The University of Manchester, UK
  • Postgraduate Demonstrator, School of Informatics
    I assisted lab work in the module of multimedia and virtual reality
2002 – 2005

National Chung Cheng University, TW

  • Senior Research Assistant, Center for Research in Cognitive Science
    I participated in projects concerned with object recognition in the visual search context and studies of human attention within and between objects. I also lead a postgraduate reading group about visual attention and eye movement studies.
2001 – 2002

Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, TW

  • Senior Research Assistant, Brain and Behavior Laboratory, Medical Research Center
    I worked on the study about implicit learning and contextual cueing guided visual search.
2000 – 2001 National Cheng Kung University, TW
  • Teacher Assistant, Industrial Design

WORK EXPERIENCE - Adjunct Professional Appointments

2020.01 –

Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), TW

  • Convener, Foresight and Innovative Technology Subprogram, IEM



Taiwan Design Research Institute (TDRI), TW

  • Research Consultant




CWEB Technology, Inc.

  • Interactive Interface Design Specialist
    I created a novel interactive user interact for a music search technology by melody.
1999 – 2000 ASE Technologies, Inc.
  • Mechanical Engineer
    My works were mechanical designs and assembly plans for laptop computers.


2005 – 2009

University of Manchester, UK

  • PhD. School of Informatics (1st~2nd year) & Manchester Business School (2nd~4th year)
    Focus on Cognitive Informatics and Human-Computer Interaction
    Dissertation: Adaptation of image visual search strategies to utility given task and perceptual constraints
    Supervisor: Andrew Howes
    Internal examiner: Antonella De Angeli
    External examiner: Glyn W. Humphreys

1997 – 1999 National Cheng Kung University
  • MSc. Industrial Design
1993 – 1997 National Cheng Kung University
  • BSc. Industrial Design. (Annual outstanding student award – 3 consecutive academic years).