Short Bio – Dr. Shih Wen Hsiao
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Dr. Shih Wen Hsiao is a professor in the Department of Industrial Design at the National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, Republic of China. He was appointed to the Head of this Department in the period of 1998 ~ 2001. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical engineering from National Cheng Kung University in 1990. Before joining the University in 1991, he spent about 13 years in the China Steel Corporation (CSC) as a mechanical design engineer and was promoted to the position of project management engineer before leaving this company.
Dr. Hsiao got the Distinguished Professor of National Cheng Kung University

from 2003. His major research interests include application of fuzzy set theory on product design, concurrent engineering in product design, computer-aided design, applying neural network, genetic algorithm, and gray theory to product design, color planning for product design, heat transfer analysis, and application of reverse engineering in product design. He has published a lot of papers in the International Journals in the above-mentioned areas. He is now an editorial board member of Design Studies and of the Journal of the Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineer as well.