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About ICE

History 

The Institute of Communications Engineering (ICE) is a graduate-student only institute focusing on training future communication engineers for challenges ranging from wireless communication systems, sensing networks, transceivers, and IC designs to RF systems and antenna designs. The master’s program and Ph.D. program were founded in 2001 and 2008, respectively. We currently have 8 full-time faculty members, 5 professors and 3 associate professors inclusive, and 10 adjunct faculty members bringing state-of-the-art research into the classroom.

 

Educational Goals 

1. Academic knowledge : fostering students’ communication technology related theories
    and knowledge through fundamental and state-of-the-art courses.
2. Professional skills: developing students’ communication engineering practicing skills
    and disposition through Independent Study programs, collaboration in research projects, and
    thesis composition.
3. Teamwork spirit: guiding students to appreciate the importance of teamwork and ethics
    through seminars, discussions with supervisors, and leadership building.
4. Independent thinking and innovation: fully realizing students’ potential, nurturing their
    independent and creative thinking ability through advanced courses and Independent Study
    programs.
5. International mobility: widening students’ global vision and advancing the Institute’s
    internationalization effort through exchange student program, visiting scholar program,
    academic affairs, and English-spoken courses.

 

Core Competencies 

1. Ability to integrate and analyze advanced communications theories.
2. Ability to perform research and development and to tackle problems using advanced
    communications technologies.
3. Teamwork spirit, leadership, and abide by professional ethics.
4. Capable of independent thinking and innovation.
5. Ability to keep up with new technologies and developing trends in preparation for
    international competition.