Distinguished Professor Daw-Tung Lin
Artificial Intelligence

Distinguished Professor Daw-Tung Lin 林道通 特聘教授

  • Advisor, Intelligent Multimedia System Lab


  • Computer Vision

  • Image Processing

  • Deep Learning

  • Neural Networks



Daw-Tung Lin received the B.S. degree in control engineering from National Chiao-Tung University, Hsin Chu, Taiwan, in 1985, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland at College Park, MD, U.S.A., in 1990 and 1994, respectively. He served as the Acting President and Vice President for Academics and Research of National Taipei University from 2016 to 2017 and from 2015 to 2017, respectively. From 2011 to 2015, he served as the Dean of Academic Affairs of National Taipei University, Taiwan. In this role, he collaborated with faculty, deans and University administrators to lead the development of University strategies for engagement in faculty teaching excellence and students learning assurance. While helping to steward academic programs already under way, he created/supported a growing number of industrial partnerships and education opportunities. He earned and ran the University Teaching Excellence Program, which awards over NT$60,000,000 each year to provide faculty and students in key positions with teaching improvement, assurance of learning, innovation and entrepreneurship integration, global career navigation, interdisciplinary professional elite developing, holistic thinking and action cultivation, and global mobility and collaborations.

Previously he served as the Director of the Computer Center with Chung Hua University from 2001 to 2003, the Dean of the College of Engineering with Chung Hua University from 2003 to 2005, the Chairperson of the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering with National Taipei University from 2006 to 2009, the Director of the Graduate Institute of Communication Engineering with National Taipei University from 2010 to 2011, and the Dean of Academic Affairs of National Taipei University from 2011 to 2015. From 1995 to 2004, he was an Associate Professor of the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering at the Chung Hua University, Taiwan. He has been with the National Taipei University since 2005, where he became a tenured Professor of computer science and information engineering in 2009. He is a senior member of IEEE. He has been a regular contributor to the literature in computer vision and image processing. His research interests include image processing, computer vision, pattern recognition, and intelligent surveillance.



The Intelligent Multimedia System Laboratory at National Taipei University focuses on the research topics related to computer vision applications, deep learning architecture developments, pattern recognition, and interactive multimedia applications. We also have tight linkage with industry and work on several academic-industrial collaboration projects. This allows for the seamless merging of theory and practice; students are able to see firsthand the state-of-the-art technologies and implementation in the industry.

  • Current Number of Student: 5-10 students 


Laboratory Advise Languages
Laboratory Admission Quotas
2 Students
  • Bachelor (Juniors and above)
  • Master
  • PhD.


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Intelligent Multimedia System Lab (IMSLab)

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