Jyh-Cheng CHEN
National Yang-Ming University
Distinguished Professor, Department of Biomedical Imaging and Radiological Sciences

Jyh-Cheng Chen received the BS degree in physics from National Central University, Taiwan, in 1983, and the MS degree in physics and PhD degree in optical sciences from the University of Arizona, USA in 1988 and 1995, respectively. In 1995, he joined the Opto-Electronics and System Laboratories, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan, as a research associate working on semiconductor laser packaging. In 1996, he became a member of the faculty of Division of Radiological Science and Technology, Department of Medical Technology, National Yang-Ming University (NYMU), Taiwan. In 1998, he became an associate professor of Institute of Radiological Sciences, NYMU, Taiwan. Since 2005, he has been a professor in the Department of Biomedical Imaging and Radiological Sciences (BIRS), NYMU, Taiwan, teaching and pursuing his research in areas of molecular imaging physics and instrumentation. During 2012-2015, he had been the Chairman of the Department of BIRS, NYMU, Taiwan. Since 2017, he has been a distinguished professor of Department of BIRS, NYMU. His current research interests include image processing, analysis, and reconstruction. He is using microPET, microSPECT, microCT to do image reconstruction, processing and analysis for animal molecular imaging studies. He has also designed a homemade microCT, FMT/CT, and PET/CT small animal imaging systems. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed journal papers, a number of book chapters and owns several patents. He received NYMU Teacher’s Academic Excellence Award, and a few other research awards. He is a member of IEEE, SNM, and FASMI. He serves on the editorial board and reviewer of International Journal of Biomedical Imaging, guest editor of a special issue in Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphic, and reviewer for more than 15 peer-reviewed international scientific journals. He has served in the technical program committees of several international conferences. He serves as the associate-editor-in-chief of ANMMI and JRS.