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Medical Physics in Taiwan

In Hsinchu City, Taiwan, Prof. Tim St Pierre presented his IEEE Distinguished Lecture at the ITRI (Industrial Technology Research Institute) and National Tsing Hua University.  ITRI is a non-profit centre for research and development.  The exciting work at this organisation focusses on innovation and next-generation technology.

Prof Tim St Pierre with Dr Mean-Jue Tung at the ITRI

Prof Tim St Pierre with Dr Mean-Jue Tung at the ITRI

At National Tsing Hua University Tim met with Prof. Chih-Huang Lai, who leads the Advance Storage and Energy Lab and is the Chair of the Taiwan Chapter of the IEEE Magnetics Society.  Tim also met with Professors Mei-Feng Lai and Zung-Hang Wei.  Their respective groups work on nano- and bio- systems, for example magnetic manipulation of biomolecules and nano-biosensors.

Attendees at the DL presentation at the National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu

Attendees at the DL presentation at the National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu

Profs Mei-Feng Lai, Tim St Pierre, and Zung-Hang Wei (center) with members of the joint research group of Prof Mei-Feng Lai and Prof Zung-Hang Wei at the National Tsing Hua University

Profs Mei-Feng Lai, Tim St Pierre, and Zung-Hang Wei (center) with members of the joint research group of Prof Mei-Feng Lai and Prof Zung-Hang Wei at the National Tsing Hua University

National Tsing Hua University has its own nuclear reactor on campus. The reactor is no longer operational. However, there are some interesting signs next to the pond adjacent to the reactor.

National Tsing Hua University Nuclear Reactor Building

Nuclear Reactor Building, National Tsing Hua University

Nuclear Reactor Building - sign

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