Distinguished Professor Timothy K.  Shih
Artificial Intelligence

Distinguished Professor Timothy K. Shih 施國琛 特聘教授

  • Vice Dean, College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Director, Innovative AI Research Center


  • AI(Deep Learning)

  • e-Learning Systems

  • Video Processing

  • Recommendation System

  • Interactive Multimedia & Music



Timothy K. Shih (http://www.csie.ncu.edu.tw/~tshih/) is a Distinguished Professor and the Vice Dean of College of EECS at the National Central University, Taiwan. He is also the Director of Innovative AI Research Center. He was the Dean of the College of Computer Science, Asia University, Taiwan and the Chairman of the CSIE Department at Tamkang University, Taiwan. Prof. Shih is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). He was also the founding Chairman Emeritus of the IET Taipei Local Network. 

In addition, he is a senior member of ACM and a senior member of IEEE. Prof. Shih joined the Educational Activities Board of the IEEE Computer Society. He was the founder and co-editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, USA. He is the Associate Editor of IEEE Computing Now. And, he was the associate editors of the IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, the ACM Transactions on Internet Technology, and the IEEE Transactions on Multimedia. Prof. Shih was the Conference Co-Chair of the 2004 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME’2004). 

He has been invited to give more than 50 keynote speeches and plenary talks in international conferences, as well as tutorials in IEEE ICME 2001 and 2006, and ACM Multimedia 2002 and 2007. Prof. Shih’s current research interests include Multimedia Computing, Computer-Human-Interaction, and Deep Learning. He has edited many books and published over 500 papers and book chapters. Prof. Shih has received many research awards, including research awards from National Science Council of Taiwan, IIAS research award from Germany, HSSS award from Greece, Brandon Hall award from USA, the 2015 Google MOOC Focused Research Award, and several best paper awards from international conferences. Professor Shih was named the 2014 Outstanding Alumnus by Santa Clara University.




MINELab is from Taiwan originally. There are many young researchers who are strong and active. By guidance from many professors such as Timothy, it draws MINELab to become a solid group. MINELab members had done many research-projects. MINELab holds several projects from Taiwan’s government in every year. MINELab also holds some project from other countries.

There are many researchers in MINELab who come from other countries. Such Japan, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, China and Taiwan itself. They communicate each other in English while doing a presentation and every single discussion. Due to MINELab is International Laboratory, “open mind” is a key to create a strong community or even a solid team. However, They have known each other, even they have different culture and different nationality.

  • Current Number of Student: more than 10 students 



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  • Bachelor (Juniors and above)
  • Master
  • PhD.


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