Biography of Prof./Dean Chao-Sung Lai

   Chao-Sung Lai received B.S. and Ph.D. degrees from National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, in 1991 and 1996, respectively. In 1996, he joined National Nano Device Laboratories, Hsinchu, to conduct the research in silicon-on-insulator devices. In 1997, he joined Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan, as an Assistant Professor. He was promoted to Associate Professor and Full Professor in 2001 and 2006, respectively.

   Dr. Lai has been engaged in the research of MOSFETs, Flash memory, high-k dielectrics, metal gates, and biosensors. From 2001 to 2002, he was a Visiting Scholar on fin-shaped FETs research in the Department of Electrical Engineering at University of California, Berkeley. During 2007 to 2013, he served as Chairman of Electronics Engineering Department and Director of Biosensor Group in Biomedical Research Center, for research in bio-transistor application on ions, proteins, DNA, and biomarker analysis. Since 2012, he serves as Dean of Engineering College and the Head of Biomedical Research Center. He holds 13 U.S. patents and more than 60 Taiwan patents, and he is the author of 350 peer-reviewed papers, 2 book chapters, 25 international keynote and invited talks. Dr. Lai was the Leading Guest Editor of SCI journals, including Microelectronics Reliability, Nano-Scaled Research Letters, and Solid-State Electronics, Nano-Scaled Research Letters, and IEEE Transaction on Nanotechnology. He won Lam Research Award in 1997 and Distinguished Award from Electron Devices and Materials Association in Taiwan in 2011. He served as Chairman of Association of Chemical Sensors in Taiwan during 2016 to 2018.