Moderator : Dr. Yu-Chin Hsu

Deputy Minister
Ministry of Science and Technology


Education :

  • Ph.D. University of Illinois,
  • Urbana-Champaign, 1987

Experience :

  • Deputy Minister, Ministry of Science and Technology (2017.04-)
  • Vice President, Synopsys Inc. (2012-2016)
  • Vice President, SpringSoft Inc. (2008-2012)



Yu-Chin Hsu is Deputy Minister at Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) of Taiwan. He is responsible for driving artificial intelligence strategic initiatives in Taiwan. He also manages and oversees the development of engineering and technologies, academia-industry collaboration, Science Park, and entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem.

Yu-Chin has more than 20 years of experience in the EDA, IP, and semiconductor software development. Prior to MoST, he served as Vice President in industrial leading companies like Synopsys Inc. and SpringSoft Inc. He found Nexsyn Tech in 1995 and co-found Novas in 1999.

Yu-Chin holds a B.S. from the National Taiwan University, and an M.S. and a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

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