Chwan-Hwa Wu

Title: Professor Emeritus
Auburn University
Location: Auburn, Alabama, United States

Chwan-Hwa Wu, Professor Emeritus at Auburn University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in engineering.

Dr. Wu began his education at National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan, earning a Bachelor of Arts in control engineering in 1980. He came to the United States in 1983 to continue his studies and obtained a Master of Science in electrical engineering from the New York University Tandon School of Engineering in 1986 and a PhD in electrical engineering from the university in 1987. Dr. Wu had a distinguished adviser, Dr. Erich Kunharet, from Brooklyn Poly Tech and a friend, JD Irwin, from Auburn University, both of whom inspired him to work hard. He is extremely thankful to all of his inspiring teachers and is most proud to have the same chance to be a mentor for his own students.

Dr. Wu has held the role of a professor emeritus at Auburn University since 2016 and worked as a professor at the university from 1987 to 2016. Additionally, he served as a technical chairman at the Neural Network Workshop from 1990 to 1992 and a steering committee member at the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems. From 2007 to 2008, Dr. Wu contributed his skill as the general chair of the Simulations of Systems Security Symposium.

A patentee of 10 patents, Dr. Wu is the co-author of “Introduction to Computer Networks and Cybersecurity,” “Basic Engineering Circuit Analysis,” and “Emerging Multimedia Computer Communication Technologies.” He was an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics from 1993 to 1999 and on the editorial board of Journal of Conference Papers in Communications and Networking. Notably, Dr. Wu has received an Outstanding Paper Award from the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics in 1997 and a Jet Propulsion Laboratory Award for Filing of Patent Applications. He also won a NASA Monetary Award for NASA Tech Brief.

In order to remain ahead of developments and changes in the field, Dr. Wu serves on the editorial board of the International Journal of Information and Computer Security. He attributes his successful career to his drive to make a difference and his dedication to research. Looking to the future, he hopes to make new patents and find a new direction in extending human life with the possibility of entering bioengineering.

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