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About ESS

Welcome to the Department of Engineering and System Science at National Tsing Hua University. The department was established in 1964. Its original name was "The Department of Nuclear Engineering". We offer programs leading to the B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. For the past 40 years, we have developed more than 3,500 students with solid engineering background. The department is one of the leading multi-disciplinary engineering programs in Asia now.

Currently the department has around 40 faculty directing advanced research, and offering undergraduate and graduate courses. Courses and research focus on three major areas, including Nano-technology & MEMS, Nuclear & Energy Engineering and Engineering Physics. Research within these three groups is vibrant and attracts more than $3 million USD investment each year. NTHU ESS attracts excellent students, and our graduates are sought by industry and commerce around the world.

For more information, please see the ESS brochure.

Multi-disciplinary course curriculum: We offer courses in the field of electronics, material science and engineering, energy engineering, engineering physics. Our students have the flexibility in selecting their course work and research direction.

Abundant research resources: Our department's research expenditures exceed $3 million USD annually. Many of our faculty members are involved in high-tech and cutting edge research in cooperation with many prestigious institutions and famous companies including but not limited to Academia Sinica, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Institute of Nuclear Energy Research, Taiwan Power Company, AU Optronics and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company. With various areas of specialty, everyone can find a place in our lab facilities.

Good opportunities for the advanced degree in famous universities around the world and careers in prestige companies: Our graduates go on to find illustrious careers in companies and Institutes such as: Motorola, TSMC, AUO, UMC, Taiwan Power Company, IBM, ASUS, ITRI, INER, Argonne National Lab.(USA). Our graduates go on to the study of advanced degree at Texas A&M Univ. Univ. of Texas at Austin, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign, Univ. of California at Berkeley, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Oxford Univ. (UK).

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