Education Background:

1973-1978   Diploma in Fibre Engineering from Ming-Chi Institute of Technology,  Taipei, Taiwan.
1979-1981   BSc (First honour degree) in Fibre Technology from the National Taiwan  University of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan. 
1983-1986   MSc and Ph.D. degree in Colour-Difference Evaluation from the School of Colour  Chemistry and Colour Technology, University of Bradford, UK.

Employment History:

2011.6-now, Zhejiang University, College of Optical Science and Engineering

2004.3-2015.6, University of Leeds, UK
Professor of Colour and Imaging Science, Department of Colour Science
Director of Enterprise and Knowledge Transfer for the Faculty of Mathematics and Physical Sciences.

1993-2004, University of Derby, UK
Professor of Colour Science & Director of Colour and Imaging Institute (CII), 1998-2004
CII was one of the 9 Faculties at the University of Derby. The Director of CII is equivalent to the Deanof a Faculties at the University.

Reader of Colour Science, Design Research Centre, School of Art and Design, 1993-1998

Oct. 1986 – Jan. 1993, Crosfield Electronics Ltd (now FujiFilm Electronic Imaging)
Principle Colour Scientist of the Company and Visiting Researcher at Loughborough University as the Project Leader of two consecutive projects funded by both the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (EPSRC), UK.

Oct. 1982 – April 1986, University of Bradford, UK
A PhD student at the Department of Colour Chemistry and Colour Technology

June 1981 – Oct. 1982, Gain Associated INC, Taiwan
Application Manager; The company was the Distributor of Instrumental Colour Systems (ICS), which produced leading software for colorant formulation and colour quality control for surface colour industry.

June 1976 – Oct. 1979, Seaward Taichung Wool Textile Co., Taiwan
Associate Engineer; It is a branch of the Kanebo Textiles, Japan.


  • Vice President of CIE, 2015.7- now
  • Director of CIE Division 1: Vision and Colour,2007.8-2015.7
  • used to be Chairman of CIE TC1-75 A Comprehensive Model of Colour Appearance
  • used to be Chairman of CIE TC8-02 Colour Difference for Images
  • Member of Colour Measurement Committee of UK, since 1995.1

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Research work

Image Device and Image Quality, Appearance Measurement, Applied LED Lighting, Digital Archiving and Restoration