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The "Blue Tears" of Matsu, recognized as one of the world's 15 wonders by CNN, are primarily caused by a bioluminescent ...


    National Taiwan Ocean University (NTOU) is actively assisting in the establishment of a talent pool for the offshore...

Sea Sparkle: Research Series at National Taiwan Ocean University
Sea sparkle, or Noctiluca scintillans, continues to mesmerize scientists and nature enthusiasts alike with its captivating display of luminous beauty. The recent statement by Professor Kuo-Ping Chiang, a prominent authority on sea sparkle from the National Taiwan Ocean University, sheds light on the ecological dynamics behind this magical spectacle.
NTOU Alumni Contribute Toward Establishment of New International Dormitory in Matsu Campus
On the morning of May 21st, National Taiwan Ocean University (NTOU) held a grand opening ceremony to celebrate the establishment of “K . S. Wang & NTOU Alumni International Dormitory” on the Matsu campus. With the donation of approximately NTD 55 million from NTOU alumni, the 3-floor building with over one hundred beds is expected to provide sufficient accommodation space and expand opportunities to students from various backgrounds, including offshore islands.
NTOU Delegation Visit Vietnam to Expand International Cooperation with Industries and Institutes
From April 17 to April 21, the NTOU Vice President, Cheng-Yu Ku, led a delegation to Vietnam for a visit. During the visit, the delegation discussed issues such as teaching and academic research with various institutions. NTOU successfully deepened academic cooperation between the two countries, promoted international talent exchange, and expanded industry-academic cooperation.
NTOU Life Distinguished Professor Mu-Der Jeng elected AAIA Fellow
Dr. Mu-Der Jeng (鄭慕德), currently Life Distinguished Professor of the Electrical Engineering Department at National Taiwan Ocean University (NTOU) was elected Asia-Pacific Artificial Intelligence Association (AAIA) Fellow. Dr. Jeng’s contributions to AIoT, embedded systems, and smart cars led to this honor, which is given only to the top researchers worldwide such as National Academy of Sciences members, National Academy of Engineering members, IEEE Fellows, and ACM Fellows.
NTOU & SUNY Maritime College Collaborate on Educating Global Maritime Talents
On March 22nd, the State University of New York Maritime College (SUNYMC) delegation visited National Taiwan Ocean University (NTOU). NTOU and SUNY Maritime College agreed on a memorandum of understanding (MOU) regarding the admission of NTOU graduates to the graduate programs offered by SUNYMC. The attendees discussed the contribution and resources of maritime transportation education, and explored the possibility of collaboration between the two universities, such as dual degree programs.
Liaison Office of South Africa visits NTOU
The Liaison Office of South Africa (LOSA) represented by Head of Mission, Representative Graham Anderson, visited National Taiwan Ocean University (NTOU) on March 22nd, 2023. NTOU and The LOSA delegation discussed issues centered on NTOU’s distinguished research disciplines, such as the circular economy and sustainable development of resource utilization. In the meeting, NTOU showed warm welcomes to invite international students studying at NTOU, and expected to provide further research opportunities by expanding scholarship projects through collaboration with LOSA. LOSA was glad to support NTOU in involving partnerships with representative universities in South Africa such as Nelson Mandela University and University of KwaZulu-Natal.
NTOU & New Jersey Institute Of Technology Sign MOU to Ring in a Smart Era
NTOU and New Jersey Institute Of Technology (NJIT) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on March 17th. The MOU provides an overarching framework to encourage international collaboration between research communities of two universities and sets out the principles for developing jointly supported activities. NTOU and NJIT agreed on sending visiting scholars and high-academic-performance students. NTOU looked forward to sending delegation represented by Tai-Wen Hsu, President of NTOU, to visit NJIT this year.
President Ing-Wen Tsai Meets NTOU President Tai-Wen Hsu to recognize NTOU's Industrial-Academic Cooperation
 On the morning of March 7th, President of Republic of China, Ing-Wen Tsai(蔡英文), met Prof. Tai-Wen Hsu(許泰文), President of National Taiwan Ocean University (NTOU), to recognize that NTOU took first place in the 2022 Industrial-Academic Cooperation excellent leaderboard. It was a significant achievement since NTOU has been recognized as "Excellent Industrial-Academic Cooperation Institution" for four consecutive years by Chinese Institute of Engineers (中國工程師學會,CIE).
Ambassador of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines visits NTOU
The Embassy of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) represented by Ambassador H. E. Andrea Bowman, visited National Taiwan Ocean University (NTOU) on Feb. 10th, 2023. The SVG Embassy delegation met with Prof. Tai-Wen Hsu, President of NTOU, Prof. Cheng-Yu Ku, Vice President of NTOU, and Prof. Yu-Wei Chang, Dean of the Office of International Affairs. NTOU and The SVG delegation discussed issues centered on aquaculture, marine resources exploitation, and climate change. In the meeting, NTOU research team displayed value-end products made from sargassum, hoping to support Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in dealing with the over-reproduction problem of sargassum. NTOU expected to strengthen diplomatic relations by supporting industrial upgrading in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
NTOU publications exhibit in TiBE 2023
NTOU joins 2023 Taipei International Book Exhibition (TiBE) as a member of Joint Exhibition of National University Presses. NTOU is glad to bring readers marine-featured publications in various themes, including latest NTOU publications:《Advanced Charter Party》,《A Taiwanese Style Intercultural Guidebook:Cultural Shocks of International Students in Taiwan》,《Mandarin Course for International Students》and《Mullet and Its Aquaculture》