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National Taiwan Ocean University (NTOU) has renewed its partnership with Vietnam’s Nha Trang University (NTU) through a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed on May 22. This MOU aims to facilitate faculty and student exchanges , establish international research teams, and co-host biennial international conferences, enhancing cooperation in fields such as fisheries, aquaculture, biotechnology, food technology, ocean sciences , marine engineering, naval architecture & marine engineering, and economics.
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After a gap of three years, Vice President William Lai Ching-Te (賴清徳) returned to the National Taiwan Ocean University (NTOU) for a lecture. On October 26, under the theme "Taiwan's Vision as a Maritime Nation (台灣的海洋國家願景)," he shared insights on maritime policies and the policy vision of the "National Project of Hope (國家希望工程)." Over 300 NTOU students and faculty enthusiastically attended, with not a single seat left vacant.
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On October 25th, a delegation of 11 members, led by Prof. SANTI MAENSIRI, Dean of the Institute of Science at Suranaree University of Technology (SUT) in Thailand, visited National Taiwan Ocean University (NTOU). The purpose of the visit was to engage in in-depth discussions and exchanges between professors from the fields of life sciences and materials engineering from both universities. This visit facilitated the practical sharing of knowledge, experiences, and resources, culminating in the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). In the future, there will be active exchanges in the realms of education, academia, and research, providing more learning opportunities and resources for researchers and students from both institutions.
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The grand and largest annual international technology exchange event, the "2023 Taiwan Innotech Expo," took place from October 12th to 14th at the Taipei World Trade Center. It showcased numerous cutting-edge technologies from our country. National Taiwan Ocean University (NTOU) contributed with 6 forward-looking inventions, including "Maggot Carrier Feeds, Manufacturing Method, and its Applications," "Molecular Characterization Method and System for Taiwan Sea Bream Strains," "Composition Using Seawood Extract as a Remedy for Water Blister Virus," "Auxiliary Handling Method," "Cell Quality Prediction System, Method, and Automatic Anomaly Detection Method," and "Wave Blocking Ship."
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From October 18th to 20th, the National Taiwan Ocean University (NTOU) made a significant impact at Energy Taiwan 2023, held at the Nangang Exhibition Center in Taipei. NTOU, in collaboration with esteemed industry leaders including FLH Energy Technology Ltd., Minesto Taiwan Ltd., Kimax Technology Ltd., Lian Tat Company, and the Taiwan Ocean Energy Development Association, displayed pioneering innovations in renewable energy. Their theme, "Ocean Resources, Endless Energy," aimed to provide expert solutions for Taiwan's energy independence. Notably, President Tsai Ing-wen toured NTOU's exhibit to gain insights into recent advancements in ocean energy technology.
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In celebration of National Taiwan Ocean University's 70th-anniversary, the Matsu Campus hosted an Anniversary Charity Carnival on October 14th, bringing joy to both visitors and local residents. This grand event was meticulously planned by NTOU students, who designed a variety of interactive games and activities inspired by their own childhood memories, ensuring that both adults and children could have a delightful time. Laughter and merriment filled the air, creating a joyful and heartwarming atmosphere. The event also featured a wide range of food stalls and a handcraft art market, selling delicious snacks and exquisite handmade crafts, allowing visitors to savor culinary delights while reconnecting with the simple joys of childhood.
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National Taiwan Ocean University (NTOU) marked its 70th founding anniversary with a magnificent ceremony held on October 14th at the Yu Le Hall. The event, graced by 85 tables of esteemed guests, featured the recognition of outstanding alumni from its 112th year and the presentation of honorary alumni awards. Over 300 alumni from various corners of the globe returned to their cherished alma mater to partake in the jubilant festivities. The occasion was also notable for the unveiling of several completed campus developments, showcasing the evolving landscape of this prestigious institution.
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The annual flagship event in the maritime law and policy realm, the "International Conference on Maritime Law & Policy," took place on October 13 at the National Taiwan Ocean University. Organized by NTOU's College of Ocean Law and Policy, this eighth installment of the conference revolved around the theme, "The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on International Maritime Law." Esteemed experts from across the globe delved into three pivotal areas: "AI Autonomous Ships," "AI Applications in the Maritime Industry," and "The Impact of AI on Marine Science Research and Geopolitics." With over 250 professionals participating from various sectors, both domestically and internationally, the conference aimed to tackle the challenges posed by AI in maritime legal frameworks, encompassing topics such as maritime information monitoring, port management, and cargo transportation.
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As a significant institution in the field of marine sciences in Taiwan, National Taiwan Ocean University (NTOU) has been committed to nurturing outstanding marine professionals. The Matsu Campus, the first NTOU campus outside the main island of Taiwan, marked a new milestone in higher education for Matsu, and NTOU continues to collaborate with Lienchiang County government to promote local industrial development. In preparation for NTOU's 70th anniversary celebration on October 14th, the Matsu Administrative Office is hosting a series of exciting events. The "Educational Achievements Exhibition" will run until October 20th, welcoming alumni and local residents to experience NTOU's educational accomplishments and spirit.
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The Polish Academy of Sciences visits National Taiwan Ocean University for an in-depth exchange on ocean and water resources engineering.

National Taiwan Ocean University's programs in ocean engineering and water resources engineering have gained international recognition. On October 4th, Prof. Waldemar Świdziński (斯維吉尼斯基教授), the Director of the Institute of Hydro-Engineering (IBW PAN) at the Polish Academy of Sciences, led a team to visit the university. They engaged in extensive discussions with President Tai-Wen Hsu (許泰文校長) and the research team, delving into advanced technologies in the fields of ocean and water resources engineering and planning future opportunities for international academic cooperation and exchange activities.
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Recently, Stanford University in the United States published the latest "World's Top 2% Scientists" list. National Taiwan Ocean University (NTOU) had 27 scholars included in the "Career-Long Impact Ranking (1960-2022)" and 18 scholars included in the "Annual Scientific Impact Rankings (2022)," with a total of 34 professors and researchers on the list when accounting for non-duplication. Their research spans various disciplines, including applied science, natural science, economics, and social sciences, showcasing NTOU's outstanding contributions to academia that have received international recognition.
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In celebration of its 70th anniversary, National Taiwan Ocean University hosted the International Energy Forum and the 45th Ocean Engineering Symposium on October 5 to October 6. NTOU, known for its excellence in ocean studies, discussed pressing issues like global warming and energy transition.