Date：22 July (Thursday)
Time: 12:20 – 13:50 (GMT+8)
Vice President and General Director, Biomedical Technology and Device Research Laboratories
Industrial Technology Research Institute
Dr. Chii-Wann Lin was appointed as Vice President and General Director of the Biomedical Technology and Device Research Laboratories, Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI). He has a background in electrical engineering, and over the years he branched out into biomedical engineering, enabling him to be well-versed in both disciplines. Biomedical Technology and Device Research Laboratories, ITRI, is relying on Dr. Lin's expertise and experience to engage in R&D into innovative technologies, which will further pave the way for cross-disciplinary and clinical cooperation involving ITRI, and the academic and industrial communities.
Dr. Lin received his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University in the United States, following which he started his academic career at National Taiwan University's (NTU) Institute of Biomedical Engineering and now serve as a Full Professor at the Institute. He also served as Director of the NTU-ITRI Joint Nano Research Center from 2014 to 2017. His research encompasses nervous system engineering, medical micro-sensing components and systems, medical optoelectronics, and medical device regulatory science.
As many countries have become the societies with an aging population, the healthcare system has been an inevitable and difficult issue that most of governments need to deal with. Taiwan also has planned ahead and brought a vision of high-quality healthcare and precision Medtech into the year of 2030. The speaker Dr. Chii-Wann Lin will introduce the solutions and innovative AI services that integrate ICT with the advance Medtech throughout different medical-related sectors, as well as the application of solutions in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. Moreover, as the progress of smart medicine healthcare has been developed rapidly, this session will show you how all the elements combined and used to for the Biomedical Ecosystem and bring it to real life!