Alumnus Snow Tseng Receives Taiwan Presidential Excellent Teacher Award

The award is considered one of the highest honors for educators in Taiwan

Northwestern Engineering electrical and computer engineering alumnus Snow Tseng (’05) has received a Taiwan National Excellent Teacher Award.Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen and Snow Tseng

Tseng, a professor at National Taiwan University (NTU), is among nine Taiwan professors to receive the award. The honor, considered to be one of the highest honors for educators in Taiwan, was conferred by Taiwan’s Ministry of Education on September 28. Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen thanked teachers for their service at the ceremony.

Tseng joined the faculty of NTU’s Graduate Institute of Photonics and Optoelectronics in 2006 as an assistant professor and has since been promoted to full professor. His research interests include optical interactions with biological tissues and electromagnetic wave propagation in random media. He received a bachelor’s degree in physics from NTU, a master’s in physics from University of Chicago, and a PhD in electrical engineering (advised by Professor Allen Taflove) at the McCormick School of Engineering.

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