Dr. Chih-Hang Yang

Dr. Chih-Hang Yang has mentored many of Taiwan’s promising biotech and medtech founders. He played an instrumental role in the creation of the Stanford-Taiwan Biomedical Fellowship Program (STB), which brings young medical leaders from Taiwan to Stanford University for multi-disciplinary trainings in biodesign and medtech entrepreneurship. Dr. Yang’s career has spanned the academic, entrepreneurial and governmental. He was Chairman of Department of Computer Science at Tamkang University and later the dean of academic affairs and vice president of National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology. He also served as director general of the Department of International Programs of the National Science Council (now Ministry of Science and Technology), and was later appointed as the director of Science and Technology Division, TECO in San Francisco (effectively Taiwan’s representative on science and technology in Silicon Valley).

Dr. Yang received his B.S. degree in Electronic Engineering from Tatung University, and earned both his Master and Ph.D. degree in Electronics and Computer Science at Southampton University in the UK. He also sits on the board of the Taiwan Cultural and Creativity Development Foundation.