Dr. Gwo-Jen Hwang is currently Chair Professor of National Taiwan University of Science and Technology Distinguished. He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Information Engineering from National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan in 1991. Dr Hwang has plenty of academic research and administration experiences. He had been Director of Computer Center of National Chi Nan University for three years, Chairman of Computer and Education Department of National Tainan University for one year, and Dean of College of Science and Engineering of National Tainan University for five and a half years.
Dr. Hwang is the Executive Editor of International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation as well as of International Journal of Digital Learning Technology. In addition, he serves as an editorial board member and a reviewer for more than 30 academic journals. His research interests include mobile and ubiquitous learning, computer-assisted testing, expert systems and knowledge engineering. Owing to the distinguished achievements in mobile and ubiquitous learning studies, in 2007, Dr. Hwang was elected as the Chair of the Special Interest Group of Mobile and Ubiquitous Learning in the Information Technology Education Division of the National Science Council in Taiwan. He has been serving the position since then.
Dr. Hwang has published more than 400 academic papers, including 150 papers in such professional journals as Computers & Education, Educational Technology & Society, British Journal of Educational Technology, Innovations in Education and Teaching International, and IEEE Transactions on Education among others. One of his research papers has been recognized by the well-established Computers & Education as one of the top 10 most frequently cited papers. Owing to the good reputation in academic research and innovative inventions of e-learning, in 2007 and 2010, he received the annual Most Outstanding Researcher Award from the National Science Council in Taiwan.