NSYSU have recently hosted the award ceremony conferring the honorary doctorate degree on Dr. Chin-Nan Hsieh, the chairman of Lung Ching Steel Enterprise CO., LTD. , also the alumni of the NSYSU Executive Masters in Business Administration (EMBA) program. As Hsieh has paid long-term concerns to the facilities and development of the campus and became the role model for alumni interacting with NSYSU, he is the first NSYSU alumni to accept this honor. Under his guidance, Lung Ching Steel Enterprise has also become the leading company in the industry of its kind.
New southbound talent cultivation policy has initiated! NSYSU President Ying-Yao Cheng and Director-general Wen Sheng Tseng of Economic Development Bureau, Kaohsiung City Government jointly inaugurated the establishment of NSYSU Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS). NSYSU will strive to become the think tank to facilitate the development of southern countries, promoting Kaohsiung as the new window towards the South while providing policy suggestions and cultivating talents.
Professor Zhi-Hong Wen of National Sun Yat-sen University's Department of Marine Biotechnology and Resources is a recipient of a 2016 National Innovation Award for his successful development of the cultured Formosa soft coral for cosmeceuticals (crystal ocean) in collaboration with National Marine Biology and Aquarium's (NMMBA) researcher, Dr. Ping-Jyun Sung. The Institute for Biotechnology and Medicine Industry (IBMI) has just hosted the 13th National Innovation Award Ceremony, and the coral cosmetic products has been honored to the award through three stages of reviews.