Fan-Tien Cheng                                                                                        [Chinese] [English]

Position

    Chair Professor

Telephone Number

    +886-6-275-7575 ext. 34224

FAX

    +886-6-2085334

E-Mail

    chengft@mail.ncku.edu.tw

Office Hour

    AM 9:00 ~ PM 6:00

Lab

    Automation Lab

 ( R95619,  Bldg. Instrument and Equipment, Tzu-Chiang Campus, National Cheng Kung University )

Courses

Fall

 e-Manufacturing (Industry 4.0)

Spring

 Theory and Practice of Advanced Automation

 Implementation of e-Manufacturing

Educations

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering National Cheng Kung University (1972 / 9 ~ 1976 / 6)
Master of Electrical Engineering The Ohio State University (1980 / 9 ~ 1982 / 3)
Ph.D. of Electrical Engineering The Ohio State University (1987 / 1 ~ 1989 / 3)

Experiences

2009-Now Chair Professor National Cheng Kung University (NCKU)
2008-Now Director e-Manufacturing Research Center, National Cheng Kung University (NCKU)
2007-2008 Secretary General Chinese Institute of Automation Engineers
2006-2009 Convener & Director Automation Engineering Program, National Science Council
2003-2009 Distinguished Professor Institute of Manufacturing Engineering, NCKU
2003-2004 Chairman IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, Taipei Chapter
2000-2004 Associate Editor IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation
1998-2001 Director Institute of Manufacturing Engineering, NCKU
1997-2003 Professor Institute of Manufacturing Engineering, NCKU
1995-1997 Associate Professor Institute of Manufacturing Engineering, NCKU
1989-1995 Adjunct Professor Department of Electrical Engineering, NCKU
1990-1995 Director of Project Office Electronics Systems Division, Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (CSIST)
1994-1995 Senior Scientist Electronics Systems Division, CSIST
1986-1994 Scientist Electronics Systems Division, CSIST
1982-1986 Assistant Researcher Electronics Systems Division, CSIST
1976-1982 Research Assistant Electronics Systems Division, CSIST

Specialties

Intelligent Manufacturing
e-Manufacturing (Industry 4.0)
Semiconductor Manufacturing Automation
Virtual Metrology
Predictive Maintenance

Honors

2017.02.14 MOST Outstanding Technology Transfer Award (Enhancement and Extending Applications of AVM)
2016.12.22 The 11th Chairman of Chinese Institute of Automation Engineers (CIAE)
2016.03.23 2016 Machinery Industry-University Contribution Award of Taiwan Association of Machinery Industry (TAMI)
2015.06.02 The 20th Outstanding Achievement Award from The Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society
2014.07.10 2014 K. T. Li Science and Humanities Chair, National Cheng Kung University (NCKU)
2014.05.06 2014 Outstanding Research Award, Pan Wen Yuan Foundation, Taiwan
2014.01.28 Outstanding Research Award, National Science Council, Taiwan
2013.09.26 NCKU Outstanding Teacher of School Year 101
2013.05.09 IEEE ICRA 2013 Best  Automation Paper Award
2013.01.07 2013 IEEE Inaba Technical Award for Innovation Leading to Production
2012.08.31 2012 National Invention and Creation Award (Invention Award),  Intellectual Property Office, Taiwan
2011.12.28 2011 Award for Outstanding Contributions in Science and Technology, Executive Yuan, Taiwan.
2011.09.23 "Dual-Phase Virtual Metrology Method" (Taiwan, R.O.C. Patent no.: I338916,) won the "2011 National Invention and Creation Award (Invention Award)",  Intellectual Property Office, Taiwan
2010.10.12 Technology Transfer Award (for Contract TC-099-006), National Science Council, Taiwan
2010.09.28 17th TECO Award, TECO Technology Foundation, Taiwan
2010.03.10 Outstanding Research Award, National Science Council, Taiwan
2009.02.25 Chair Professor Award, National Cheng Kung University
2008.10.03 University Industry Economy Contribution Award - Industry Contribution Award (Individual Award), Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan
2008.04.28 Distinguished Industry-University Professor Award, National Cheng Kung University
2008.01.01 IEEE Fellow
2007.07.01 Technology Transfer Award, National Science Council, Taiwan
2007.04.26 Outstanding Industry-University Cooperation Award, National Science Council, Taiwan (No. NSC95-IUC-001)
2007.04.26 Outstanding Research Award, National Science Council, Taiwan (No. NSC95-R-028)
2007.01.19 Secretary General, Chinese Institute of Automation Engineers (CIAE), 2006-2008
2006.12.01 Convener & Director, Automation Engineering Program, National Science Council
2006.11.30 Technology Transfer Award (for Contract NSC-N-095-00027), National Science Council, Taiwan
2005.08.01 First-Grade Project-Director Award, National Science Council, Taiwan
2004.05.20 Distinguished Industry-University Professor Award, National Cheng Kung University (No. NCKU-IUC-002)
2003.10.17 Outstanding Industry-University Cooperation Award, Ministry of Education, Taiwan (No. 920143802)
2003.09.18 Technology Transfer Award (for Contract NSC-P-091-00001), National Science Council, Taiwan
2003.08.01 Distinguished Professor Award, National Cheng Kung University
2003.04.10 Technology Transfer Award (for Contract NSC-N-092-00030), National Science Council, Taiwan
2002.05.20 Board Member, Chinese Institute of Automation Engineers, 2002-2004
2001.11.29 IEEE IECON'01 Best Presentation Award
2000.05.01 Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation
1999.05.13 Winner of Kayamori Best Paper Award in 1999 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA'99
1999.05.01 Five Hundred Leaders of Influence of ABI, 1999
1999.04.01 International Who's who of Intellectuals Of IBC, 1999
1998.02.14 IEEE Senior Member
1994.12.01 Granted for Certificate of Researcher by Ministry of National Defense, Taiwan

 

Patents

           

Title

Issued Org.

Patents No.

Inventors

Authority

Issued Date

Autonomous and Universal Remote Control System and Scheme

ROC

I193295

Yu-Chung Yang,

Fan-Tien Cheng

National Cheng Kung

University

2003.12.21

USA

7,034,713

2006.04.25

Generic Service Management System

ROC

I196122

Fan-Tien Cheng,

Haw-Ching Yang

Chia-Ying Tsai

National Cheng Kung

University

2004.01.21

JPN

3872412

2006.10.27

USA

7,386,751 B2

2008.06.10

Generic Embedded Device and Mechanism Thereof for Various Intelligent-Maintenance Applications

ROC

I225606

Fan-Tien Cheng,

Guo-Wei Huang,

Chun-Hung Chen,

Min-Hsiung Hung

National Cheng Kung

University

2004.12.21

USA

7,162,394 B2

2007.01.09

JPN

4303640

2009.05.01

Equipment Management Method

ROC

I233141

Fan-Tien Cheng, 
Chun-Yen Teng

National Cheng Kung

University

2005.05.21

USA

7,003,367

2006.02.21

Method for Providing Fault-Tolerant Application Cluster Service

ROC

I235299

Fan-Tien Cheng,

Shung-Lun Wu,

Ping-Yen Tsai

National Cheng Kung

University

2005.06.21

USA

7,457,236 B2

2008.11.25

A Generic Software Testing System and Mechanism

ROC

I262383

Fan-Tien Cheng,

Ching-Huei Wang,

Yu-Chuan Su,

Shung-Lun Wu

National Cheng Kung

University

2006.09.21

Predictive Maintenance System with Generic Embedded Devices

ROC

I265437

Fan-Tien Cheng, 
Yu-Chuan Su, 
Hsien-Cheng Huang,

Tsai-Bao Li

National Cheng Kung

University

2006.11.01

Quality Prognostics System and Method for Manufacturing Process

ROC

I267012

Fan-Tien Cheng,

Yu-Chuan Su,

Guo-Wei Huang,

Min-Hsiung Hung

National Cheng Kung

University

2006.11.21

USA

7,493,185 B2

2009.02.17

JPN

4601492

2005.06.02

Quality Prognostics System and Method for Manufacturing Processes with Generic Embedded Devices

ROC

I269990

Fan-Tien Cheng,

Yu-Chuan Su ,

Rong-Chuan Lin

National Cheng Kung

University

2007.01.01

Computer performance Evaluator and Application Method Thereof

ROC

I292091

Fan-Tien Cheng, 
Shung-Lun Wu, 
Yun-Da Zhong

National Cheng Kung

University

2008.01.01

Method and System for Virtual Metrology in Semiconductor Manufacturing

USA

7,359,759 B2

Yung-Cheng Chang,

Hsueh-Shih Fu,

Ying-Lang Wang,

Fan-Tien Cheng

TSMC

2008.04.15

Method for Evaluating Reliance Level of a Virtual Metrology System in Product Manufacturing

ROC

I315054

Fan-Tien Cheng,

Yeh-Tung Chen,

Yu-Chuan Su

National Cheng Kung

University

2009.09.21

USA

7,593,912 B2

2009.09.22

Dual-Phase Virtual Metrology Method

ROC

I338916

Fan-Tien Cheng,

Hsien-Cheng Huang,

Chi-An Kao

National Cheng Kung

University

2011.03.11

CHN

823284

2007.06.08

JPN

4584295

2007.10.15

USA

7,603,328 B2

2009.10.13

KOR

10-0915339

2009.08.27

System and Method for Automatic Virtual Metrology

ROC

I349867

Fan-Tien Cheng,

Hsien-Cheng Huang,

Yi-Ting Huang,

Jia-Mau Jian

National Cheng Kung

University

2011.10.01

CHN

843932

2008.06.05

USA

8,095,484 B2

2012.01.10

JPN

4914457

2009.01.27

KOR

10-1098037

2008.12.30

System and Method of Manufacturing Management

USA

Pending 
(11/463,801)

Yung-Cheng Chang,

Fan-Tien Cheng

TSMC

2006.08.10
(App. Date)

Product Quality Fault Detection Method and Real Metrolgy Data Evaluation Method

ROC

I400619

Fan-Tien Cheng,

Yi-Ting Huang,

Fu-Jian Chang

National Cheng Kung

University

2013.07.01

CHN

1479798

Fan-Tien Cheng,

Yi-Ting Huang

2014.09.10

Virtual Production Control System and Method and Computer Program Product Thereof

ROC

I394089

Ying-Liang Chen

Haw-Ching Yang

Fan-Tien Cheng

National Cheng Kung

University

2013.04.21

USA

8,515,793

2010.03.16

Manufacturing Execution System with Virtual-Metrology Capabilities and Manufacturing System including the same

ROC

I412906

Fan-Tien Cheng,

Chi-An Kao,

Hsien-Cheng Huang,

Yung-Cheng Chang

National Cheng Kung

University

2013.10.21

USA

8,983,644 B2

2015.03.17

CHN

1464514

2014.08.20

Advanced Process Control System and Method Utilizing Virtual Metrology with Reliance Index

ROC

I427722

Fan-Tien Cheng,

Chi-An Kao,

Wei-Min Wu

National Cheng Kung

University

&

 Foresight Technology Company, Ltd.

2014.02.21

USA

8,688,256 B2

2014.04.01

JPN

5292602

2013.06.21

CHN

1205265

2013.06.05

KOR

10-1335896

2013.11.26

Method for Screening Samples for Building Prediction Model and Computer Program Product Thereof

ROC

I451336

Fan-Tien Cheng,

Wei-Min Wu

National Cheng Kung

University

2014.09.01

USA

8,862,525 B2

2014.10.14

JPN

5515125

2014.04.11

CHN

Pending (201210453644.7)

2012.11.13
(App.Date)

KOR

10-1440304

2014.09.04

Method for Forecasting Work-in-Process Output Schedule and Computer Program Product Thereof

ROC

Pending

(101122430)

Haw-Ching Yang

Chien-Yi Chao

Fan-Tien Cheng

National Cheng Kung

University

2012.06.22
(App.Date)

USA

Pending

(13/561,096)

2012.07.30
(App.Date)

Method for Predicting Machine Quality of Machine Tool

ROC

I481978

Haw-Ching Yang

Hao Tieng

Min-Hsiung Hung

Fan-Tien Cheng

National Cheng Kung

University

2015.04.21

USA

9,508,042 B2

2016.11.29

CHN

Pending (201310593639.0)

2013.11.21
(App. Date)

Baseline Predictive Maintenance Method for Target Device and Computer Program Product Thereof

ROC

I463334

Fan-Tien Cheng

Yao-Sheng Hsieh

Chung-Ren Wang

Saint-Chi Wang

National Cheng Kung

University

2014.12.01

USA

Pending

(13/845,144)

2013.03.18
(App. Date)

JPN

5643387

2014.11.07

CHN

Pending
(201310181746.2)

2013.05.16
(App. Date)

KOR

10-1518448

2015.04.30

EP

Pending
(EP13168089.4)

2013.05.16
(App. Date)

Method for Searching, Analyzing, and Optimizing Process Parameters and Computer Program Product Thereof

ROC

102104846

Chi-An Kao

Chih-Hsuan Cheng

Wei-Min Wu

Fan-Tien Cheng

National Cheng Kung

University

&

 Foresight Technology Company, Ltd.

2013.02.07

USA

Pending

(13/846,951)

2013.03.19
(App. Date)

Metrology Sampling Method and Computer Program Product Thereof

ROC

I521360

Fan-Tien Cheng

Chun-Fang Chen

Hsuan-Heng Huang

Chu-Chieh Wu

National Cheng Kung

University

2016.02.11

USA

Pending

(14/666,324)

2015.03.24
(App. Date)

CHN

Pending

(201410196529.5)

2014.05.09
(App. Date)

Bin Allocation Method of Point Light Sources for Constructing Light Source Sets

ROC

I463477

Haw-Ching Yang,
Hung-Wei Chen,
Fan-Tien Cheng

National Cheng Kung University

2014.12.01

CHN

2157389

2016.08.03

Method for Searching, Analyzing, and Optimizing Process Parameters and Computer Program Product Thereof

ROC

I549007

Chi-An Kao
Chih-Hsuan Cheng
Wei-Min Wu
Fan-Tien Cheng

National Cheng Kung University
&
Foresight Technology Company, Ltd.

2016.09.11

Metrology Sampling Method and Computer Program Product Thereof

USA

Pending
(14/666,324)

Chun-Fang Chen
Hsuan-Heng Huang
Chu-Chieh Wu

National Cheng Kung University

2015.03.24
(App. Date)

CHN

Pending
(201410196529.5)

2014.05.09
(App. Date)

ROC

I521360

2016.02.11

Metrology Sampling Method with Sampling Rate Decision Scheme and Computer Program Product Thereof

ROC

I539298

Fan-Tien Cheng,
Chun-Fang Chen
Jhao-Rong Lyu
Yao-Sheng Hsieh

National Cheng Kung University

2016.06.21

CHN

Pending
(201510655775.7)

2015.10.12
(App. Date)

JPN

Pending
(2016-105580)

2016.05.26
(App. Date)

USA

Pending
(15/158,604)

2016.05.19
(App. Date)

DE

Pending
(102016109232.0)

2016.05.19
(App. Date)

AT

Pending
(A50480/2016)

2016.06.27
(App. Date)

KOR

Pending
(10-2016-0065111)

2016.06.26
(App. Date)

System and Method for Identifying Root Causes of Yield Loss

ROC

Pending
(105135570)

Fan-Tien Cheng,
Yao-Sheng Hsieh,
Jing-Wen Zheng

National Cheng Kung University

2016.11.02
(App. Date)

USA

Pending
(15/260,343)

2016.09.09
(App. Date)

CHN

Pending
(201610984212.7)

2016.11.09
(App. Date)

Product Quality Prediction Method for Mass Customization

ROC

Awaiting for the certificate
(105144278)

Chun-Fang Chen
Hao Tieng
Fan-Tien Cheng
Haw-Ching Yang

National Cheng Kung University

2017.04.20
(Approval Date)
2016.12.30
(App. Date)

CHN

Pending
(201611261952.4)

2016.12.30
(App. Date)

 

Technology Transfers

No.

Name of Technology Transfer

Name of Patent(s)

Authority

Receiver

Contract Period

NSC Project No.

1

Generic Semiconductor-Packaging Plant-Machine Management System

(3 items in total)

 

NSC-P-091-00001

Equipment Management Method

Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems, NCKU

Charming Systems (Now called Kingroup Systems)

2001.12.14

to

2006.12.13

NSC89-2622-E-006-002; NSC89-2622-E-006-004

2

Generic Semiconductor-Packaging Plant-Machine Management System

(10 items in total)

 

NSC-P-091-00008

Equipment Management Method

Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems, NCKU

Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd.

2002.02.22

to

2007.2.21

NSC89-2622-E-006-002;
NSC89-2622-E-006-004

3

Generic Software-Testing Mechanism for the Use of Distributed Object-Oriented Systems

 

NSC-N-092-00030

Generic Software Testing System and Mechanism

Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems, NCKU

Kingroup Systems

2003.06.30

to

2008.6.29

NSC91-2212-E-006-061

4

Generic Service Management Mechanism

 

NSC-N-092-00053

Generic Service Management System

Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems, NCKU

Kingroup Systems

2003.11.20

to

2008.11.19

NSC91-2622-E-006-004;
NSC91-2622-E-006-109

5

Method for Providing Fault-Tolerant Application Cluster Service

 

NSC-N-092-00054

Method for Providing Fault-Tolerant Application Cluster Service

Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems, NCKU

Kingroup Systems

2003.11.20

to

2008.11.19

NSC91-2622-E-006-004;
NSC91-2622-E-006-109

6

Computer performance Evaluator and Application Method Thereof

 

NSC-N-094-00015

Computer performance Evaluator and Application Method Thereof

Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems, NCKU

Kingroup Systems

2005.01.14

to

2010.01.13

NSC91-2622-E-006-004;
NSC91-2622-E-006-109

7

Virtual Production Control System and Method

 

NSC-N-095-00027

Quality Prognostics System and Method for Manufacturing Processes with Generic Embedded Devices

Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems, NCKU

CMI

(used to be CMO)

Since 2005.12.30

NSC93-2622-E-006-005;

NSC94-2622-E-006-001

8

Virtual Metrology

 

NSC-N-095-00037

Quality Prognostics System and Method for Manufacturing Process

Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems, NCKU

TSMC

Since 2006.02.09

NSC93-2622-E-006-005;

NSC94-2622-E-006-001

9

Design and Implementation of an Equipment Engineering System

(Advanced Technology Transfer)

 

NSC-I-095-00012

Generic Embedded Device and Mechanism Thereof for Various Intelligent-Maintenance Applications

Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems, NCKU

CMI

(used to be CMO)

2006.03.01

to

2011.02.28

NSC95-2622-E-006-002

10

Autonomous and Universal Remote Control System and Scheme

 

(NCKU Contract No.: TC-096-002)

Autonomous and Universal Remote Control System and Scheme

Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems, NCKU

Tai-Yi Technology

2007.01.10

to

2017.01.09

 

11

Developing a Virtual Metrology Automation Framework and a Virtual Metrology Management System

(Advanced Technology Transfer)

 

NSC-I-097-00015

Dual-Phase Virtual Metrology Method

Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems, NCKU

CMI

(used to be CMO)

2007.11.01

to

2027.09.30

NSC96-2622-E-006-043

12

Predictive Maintenance System with Generic Embedded Devices

 

NSC-N-097-00085

Predictive Maintenance System with Generic Embedded Devices

Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems, NCKU

PMC

2008.08.01

to

2018.07.31

NSC93-2622-E-006-005;

NSC94-2622-E-006-001

13

Automatic Virtual Metrology

 

NSC-N-098-00099

1.      Method for Evaluating Reliance Level of a Virtual Metrology System in Product Manufacturing

2.      Dual-Phase Virtual Metrology Method

3.      System and Method for Automatic Virtual Metrology

Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems, NCKU

CMI

(used to be CMO)

Since 2009.01.01

NSC95-2622-E-006-002;

NSC96-2622-E-006-043

14

Automatic Virtual Metrology Technologies

 

NSC-N-099-00012

1.      Method for Evaluating Reliance Level of a Virtual Metrology System in Product Manufacturing

2.      Dual-Phase Virtual Metrology Method

3.      System and Method for Automatic Virtual Metrology

4.      Product quality fault detection method and real metrolgy data evaluation Method

Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems, NCKU

Foresight Technology Company, Ltd.

Since

2009.10.26

NSC95-2622-E-006-002;

NSC96-2622-E-006-043

15

Automatic Virtual Metrology System

 

NSC-N-099-00031

1.      Method for Evaluating Reliance Level of a Virtual Metrology System in Product Manufacturing

2.      Dual-Phase Virtual Metrology Method

3.      System and Method for Automatic Virtual Metrology

Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems, NCKU

Motech Industries Inc.

Since 2010.01.20

NSC 98-2622-E-006-009

16

Virtual Production Control System

 

(NCKU Contract No.: TC-099-079)

Virtual Production Control System and Method and Computer Program Product Thereof

e-Manufacturing Research Center, NCKU

CMI

(used to be CMO)

Since 2010.12.10

98-EC-17-A-02-S1-130

(Ministry of Economic Affairs)

17

Intelligent Predictive Maintenance System for Complicated Process Equipment

(Advanced Technology Transfer)

 

NSC-A-100-00030, NSC-A-101-00026

Intelligent Predictive Maintenance System and Method for Complicated Process Equipment

Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems, NCKU

Foresight Technology Company, Ltd.

Since 2011.03.01

NSC 100-2622-E-006-011-CC2

18

Design and Implementation of Intelligent Prognostics System

 

NSC-N-101-00062

Predictive Maintenance System with Generic Embedded Devices

Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems, NCKU

Foresight Technology Company, Ltd.

Since 2011.03.31

NSC93-2622-E-006-005;

NSC94-2622-E-006-001

19

Manufacturing Execution System with Virtual-Metrology Capabilities and Manufacturing System including the Same

 

NSC-N-101-00002

Manufacturing Execution System with Virtual-Metrology Capabilities and Manufacturing System including the Same

Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems, NCKU

Foresight Technology Company, Ltd.

Since

2011.04.28

982C06

20

Virtual Production Control System

 

(NCKU Contract No.: TC-100-048 )

Virtual Production Control System and Method and Computer Program Product Thereof

e-Manufacturing Research Center, NCKU

Himax Technologies

Since 2011.07.15

99-EC-17-A-02-S1-130

(Ministry of Economic Affairs)

21

Virtual Production Control System

 

(NCKU Contract No.: TC-100-047 )

Virtual Production Control System and Method and Computer Program Product Thereof

e-Manufacturing Research Center, NCKU

Himax

Semiconductor, Inc.

Since 2011.07.15

99-EC-17-A-02-S1-130

(Ministry of Economic Affairs)

22

Applying Automatic Virtual Metrology System on PECVD Machine

 

NSC-N-102-00049

1.      Method for Evaluating Reliance Level of a Virtual Metrology System in Product Manufacturing

2.      Dual-Phase Virtual Metrology Method

3.      System and Method for Automatic Virtual Metrology

Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems, NCKU

UMC

Since

2013.02.01

NSC95-2622-E-006-002;

NSC96-2622-E-006-043

23

Applying Automatic Virtual Metrology System on Trench Etch Machine

 

NSC-N-103-00025

1.      Method for Evaluating Reliance Level of a Virtual Metrology System in Product Manufacturing

2.      Dual-Phase Virtual Metrology Method

3.      System and Method for Automatic Virtual Metrology

Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems, NCKU

UMC

Since

2013.12.01

NSC95-2622-E-006-002;

NSC96-2622-E-006-043

24

Measurement Sampling Method and Computer Program Product Thereof of PECVD and Trench Etch Machines (Intelligent Sampling Decision Scheme)

 

(NCKU Contract No.: TC-103-022)

Metrology Sampling Method and Computer Program Product Thereof

Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems, NCKU

UMC

Since

2014.04.01

NSC 102-2622-E-006-022-CC2

25

Applying Automatic Virtual Metrology System on Tool Machin

 

(NCKU Contract No.: TC-103-028)

1.      Method for Evaluating Reliance Level of a Virtual Metrology System in Product Manufacturing

2.      Dual-Phase Virtual Metrology Method

3.      System and Method for Automatic Virtual Metrology

4.      Metrology Sampling Method and Computer Program Product Thereof

5.      Method for Screening Samples for Building Prediction Model and Computer Program Product Thereof

6.      Method for Predicting Machining Quality of Machine Tool

Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems, NCKU

Industrial Technology Research Institute

Since

2014.07.01

NSC 101-2218-E-006-022;

NSC 102-2218-E-006-009-MY2

26

Technology for Enhancing AVM Capabilities

 

(NCKU Contract No.: TC-104-001)

1.      Baseline Predictive Maintenance Method  for Target Device and Computer Program Product Thereof

2.      Method for Screening Samples for Building Prediction Model and Computer Program Product Thereof

3.      Method for Predicting Machining Quality of Machine Tool

4.      Metrology Sampling Method and Computer Program Product Thereof

Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems, NCKU

Foresight Technology Company, Ltd.

Since

2015.01.08

NSC100-2622-E-006-011-CC2; NSC101-2622-E-006-002-CC2;

NSC 101-2218-E-006-022;

NSC 102-2218-E-006-009-MY2;

NSC 102-2622-E-006-022-CC2;

NSC 102-2221-E-006-118-MY2

27

Applying Baseline Predictive Maintenance Method for Target Device of Method for Screening Samples for Building Prediction Model and Computer Program on PECVD and Trench Etch Machines

 

(NCKU Contract No.: TC-104-002)

1.      Method for Screening Samples for Building Prediction Model and Computer Program Product Thereof

2.      Baseline Predictive Maintenance Method  for Target Device and Computer Program Product Thereof

Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems, NCKU

UMC

Since

2015.01.15

NSC 100-2622-E-006-011-CC2;

NSC 101-2622-E-006-002-CC2

28

Automatic Virtual Metrology System

 

(NCKU Contract No.: TC-104-003)

1.      Method for Evaluating Reliance Level of a Virtual Metrology System in Product Manufacturing

2.      Dual-Phase Virtual Metrology Method

3.      System and Method for Automatic Virtual Metrology

4.      Metrology Sampling Method and Computer Program Product Thereof

5.      Method for Screening Samples for Building Prediction Model and Computer Program Product Thereof

6.      Method for Predicting Machining Quality of Machine Tool

Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems, NCKU

Industrial Technology Research Institute

Since

2015.04.01

NSC 95-2622-E-006-002;

NSC 96-2622-E-006-043;

NSC 100-2622-E-006-011-CC2;

NSC 102-2622-E-006-022-CC2;

NSC 102-2218-E-006-009-MY2

29

Applying Automatic Virtual Metrology System on Etch Machine of Bumping Process

 

(NCKU Contract No.: TC-104-021)

1.      Method for Evaluating Reliance Level of a Virtual Metrology System in Product Manufacturing

2.      Dual-Phase Virtual Metrology Method

3.      System and Method for Automatic Virtual Metrology

4.      Metrology Sampling Method and Computer Program Product Thereof

5.      Method for Screening Samples for Building Prediction Model and Computer Program Product Thereof

Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems, NCKU

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc.

Since

2015.04.01

NSC 95-2622-E-006-002;

NSC 96-2622-E-006-043;

NSC 100-2622-E-006-011-CC2;

NSC 102-2622-E-006-022-CC2

30

Method for Searching, Analyzing, and Optimizing Process Parameters and Computer Program Product Thereof

 

(NCKU Contract No.: TC-104-022)

Method for Searching, Analyzing, and Optimizing Process Parameters and Computer Program Product Thereof

Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems, NCKU

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc.

Since

2015.04.01

NSC 101-2221-E-006-002

31

Applying Automatic Virtual Metrology System on Various Types of Wheels Machine

 

(NCKU Contract No.: TC-104-027)

1.      Method for Evaluating Reliance Level of a Virtual Metrology System in Product Manufacturing

2.      Dual-Phase Virtual Metrology Method

3.      System and Method for Automatic Virtual Metrology

4.      Metrology Sampling Method and Computer Program Product Thereof

5.      Method for Screening Samples for Building Prediction Model and Computer Program Product Thereof

6.      Method for Predicting Machining Quality of Machine Tool

7.      Generic Embedded Device and Mechanism Thereof for Various Intelligent-Maintenance Applications

Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems, NCKU

Fatek

Since

2015.05.01

NSC 95-2622-E-006-002;

NSC 96-2622-E-006-043;

NSC 100-2622-E-006-011-CC2;

NSC 102-2622-E-006-022-CC2;

NSC 102-2218-E-006-009-MY2

32

AVM System for Aviation Engine Casing Manufacturing (NCKU Contract No.: TC-104-073)

1.      Method for Evaluating Reliance Level of a Virtual Metrology System in Product Manufacturing

2.      Dual-Phase Virtual Metrology Method

3.      System and Method for Automatic Virtual Metrology

4.      Metrology Sampling Method and Computer Program Product Thereof

5.      Method for Screening Samples for Building Prediction Model and Computer Program Product Thereof

6.      Method for Predicting Machining Quality of Machine Tool

7.      Generic Embedded Device and Mechanism Thereof for Various Intelligent-Maintenance Applications

Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems, NCKU

AIDC

Since

2015.12.24

NSC 95-2622-E-006-002;
NSC 96-2622-E-006-043;
NSC 100-2622-E-006-011-CC2;
NSC 102-2622-E-006-022-CC2;
NSC 102-2218-E-006-009-MY2

33

AVM System for Bottle Blow Molding Machine Industry (NCKU Contract No.:TC-105-056)

1.      Method for Evaluating Reliance Level of a Virtual Metrology System in Product Manufacturing

2.      Dual-Phase Virtual Metrology Method

3.      System and Method for Automatic Virtual Metrology

4.      Metrology Sampling Method and Computer Program Product Thereof

5.      Method for Screening Samples for Building Prediction Model and Computer Program Product Thereof

6.      Method for Predicting Machining Quality of Machine Tool

7.      Generic Embedded Device and Mechanism Thereof for Various Intelligent-Maintenance Applications

8.      Baseline Predictive Maintenance Method for Target Device and Computer Program Product Thereof

9.      Advanced Process Control System and Method Utilizing Virtual Metrology with Reliance Index

Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems, NCKU

ChumPower

Since
2016.09.23

NSC 95-2622-E-006-002;
NSC 96-2622-E-006-043;
NSC 100-2622-E-006-011-CC2;
NSC 102-2622-E-006-022-CC2;
NSC 102-2218-E-006-009-MY2 99RC03

34

Applying Automatic Virtual Metrology System on Sputtering and Litho Machines of Bumping Process(NCKU Contract No.:TC-105-058)

1.      Method for Evaluating Reliance Level of a Virtual Metrology System in Product Manufacturing

2.      Dual-Phase Virtual Metrology Method

3.      System and Method for Automatic Virtual Metrology

4.      Metrology Sampling Method and Computer Program Product Thereof

5.      Method for Screening Samples for Building Prediction Model and Computer Program Product Thereof

Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems, NCKU

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc.

Since
2016.10.15

NSC 95-2622-E-006-002;
NSC 96-2622-E-006-043;
NSC 100-2622-E-006-011-CC2

 

 

Publication List

A. Refereed Papers

 

 a. SCI Journals

  1. D. E. Orin, C.-K. Tsai, and F.-T. Cheng, "Dynamic Computer Control of a Robot Leg,'' IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. IE-32, no. 1, pp. 19-25, February 1985.

  2. F.-T. Cheng and D. E. Orin, "Efficient Algorithm for Optimal Force Distribution - The Compact-Dual LP Method,'' IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 178-187, April 1990.
  3. F.-T. Cheng and D. E. Orin, "Efficient Formulation of the Force Distribution Equations for Simple Closed-Chain Robotic Mechanisms,'' IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 25-32 Jan./Feb. 1991.
  4. F.-T. Cheng and D. E. Orin, "Optimal Force Distribution in Multiple-Chain Robotic Systems,'' IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 13-24, Jan./Feb. 1991.
  5. F.-T. Cheng, T.-H. Chen, and Y.-Y. Sun, "Resolving Manipulator Redundancy under Inequality Constraints," IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 65-71, February 1994. (NSC_80_0422_E_006_02)
  6. T.-H. Chen, F.-T. Cheng, Y.-Y. Sun, and M.-H. Hung, "Torque Optimization Schemes for Kinematically Redundant Manipulators," Journal of Robotic Systems, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 257-269, June 1994. (NSC_80_0422_E_006_02)
  7. F.-T. Cheng, J.-J. Lee, T.-H. Chen, and F.-C. Kung, "Control and Simulation for a Closed-Chain Dual Redundant Manipulator System," Journal of Robotic Systems, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 119-133, February 1995. (NSC_82_0422_E_006_047)
  8. F.-T. Cheng, R.-J. Sheu, and T.-H. Chen, "The Improved Compact QP Method for Resolving Manipulator Redundancy," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, vol. 25, no. 11, pp. 1521-1530, November 1995. (NSC_84_2212_E_006_042)
  9. G.-W. Lee and F.-T. Cheng, "Robust Control of Manipulators Using the Computed Torque plus H¥ Compensation Method," IEEE Proceedings Part D, Control Theory and Applications, vol. 143, no. 1, pp. 64-72, January 1996. (NSC_82_0422_E_006_047)
  10. F.-T. Cheng, K.-H. Su, and W.-M. Wang, "Priority Considerations for Multiple Goals of Redundant Manipulators," Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers, vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 499-513, July 1996. (NSC_85_2213_E_006_065)
  11. F.-T. Cheng, T.-L. Hour, Y.-Y. Sun, and T.-H. Chen, "Study and Resolution of Singularities for a 6-DOF PUMA Manipulator," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, part B, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 332-343, April 1997. (NSC_83_0422_E_006_091)
  12. F.-T. Cheng, "An Efficient Method for Obtaining the General Solution for the Force Balance Equations with Hard Point Contacts," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, part B, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 255-260, April 1997. (NSC_85_2213_E_006_065)
  13. F.-T. Cheng and M.-S. Shih, "Multiple-Goal Priority Considerations of Redundant Manipulators," ROBOTICA, vol. 15, pp. 675-691, 1997. (NSC_85_2213_E_006_065)
  14. F.-T. Cheng, J.-S. Chen, and F.-C. Kung, "Study and Resolution of Singularities for a 7-DOF Redundant Manipulator," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 45, no. 3, pp. 469-480, June 1998. (NSC_85_2213_E_006_065)
  15. F.-T. Cheng, Y.-D. Lu, and Y.-Y. Sun, "Window-Shaped Obstacle Avoidance for a Redundant Manipulator," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, part B, vol. 28, no. 6, pp. 806-815, Dec. 1998. (NSC_85_2213_E_006_065)
  16. J.-S. Chen, F.-T. Cheng, K.-T. Yang, F.-C. Kung, and Y.-Y. Sun, "Optimal Force Distribution in Multilegged Vehicles," ROBOTICA, vol. 17, pp. 159-172, 1999. (NSC_86_2213_E_006_042)
  17. F.-T. Cheng, E. Shen, J.-Y. Deng, and K. Nguyen, "Development of a System Framework for the Computer-Integrated Manufacturing Execution Systema Distributed Object-Oriented Approach," International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, vol. 12, no. 5, pp.384-402, September/October, 1999. (NSC_87_2218_E_006_001)
  18. F.-T. Cheng, H.-C. Yang, T.-L. Kuo, C. Feng, and M. Jeng, "Modeling and Analysis of Equipment Managers in Manufacturing Execution Systems for Semiconductor Packaging," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part B, vol. 30, no. 5, pp. 772-782, October 2000. (NSC_89_2212_E_006_042 & NSC_89_2622_E_006_002)
  19. F.-T. Cheng and M.-T. Lin, "Enhancement of Semiconductor Equipment Communications using a Web-enabled Equipment Driver," IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 372-380, November 2001. (NSC_89_2212_E_006_042 & NSC_89_2622_E_006_004)
  20. F.-T. Cheng and C.-Y. Teng, "An Object-Based Controller for Equipment Communications in Semiconductor Manufacturing," Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, vol. 18/5-6, pp. 371-386, October 2002. (NSC_90_2212_E_006_075 & NSC_91_2622_E_006_004)
  21. F.-T. Cheng, H.-C. Yang, and E. Huang, "Development of an Educational Supply Chain Information System Using Object Web Technology," Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers, vol. 25, no. 6, pp. 735-752, November 2002. (NSC_90_2212_E_006_074)
  22. F.-T. Cheng, H.-C. Yang, and C.-Y. Tsai, "Developing a Service Management Scheme for Semiconductor Factory Management Systems," IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 26-40, March 2004. (NSC_90_2212_E_006_075 & NSC_91_2622_E_006_004)
  23. F.-T. Cheng, C.-F. Chang, and S.-L. Wu, "Development of Holonic Manufacturing Execution Systems," Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 253-267, April 2004. (NSC_89_2212_E006_094 & NSC_90_2212_E_006_075)
  24. F.-T. Cheng, H.-C. Yang, and J.-Y. Lin, "Development of Holonic Information Coordination Systems with Failure-Recovery Considerations," IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 58-72, July 2004. (NSC_89_2212_E_006_099 & NSC_90_2212_E_006_074)
  25. M.-H. Hung, C.-H. Tsai, F.-T. Cheng, and H.-C. Yang, "Development of An Ethernet-Based Equipment Integration Framework for Factory Automation," Robotics and Computer-Integration Manufacturing, vol. 20, issue 5, pp. 369-383, October 2004. (NSC_90_2212_E_014_009)
  26. M.-H. Hung, K.-Y. Chen, R.-W. Ho, and F.-T. Cheng, "Development of an e-Diagnostics/Maintenance Framework for Semiconductor Factories with Security Considerations," in the Special Issue on Intelligent Maintenance Systems for Int. Journal of Advanced Engineering Informatics, vol. 17, pp. 165-178, October 2004. (NSC_92_2212_E_006_098)
  27. M.-H. Hung, F.-T. Cheng, H.-L. Lee, and D. E. Orin, "Increasing the Stability Margin of Multilegged Vehicles through Body Sway," Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers, vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 39-54, January 2005. (NSC_88_2212_E_006_095)
  28. M.-H. Hung, F.-T. Cheng, and S.-C. Yeh, "Development of a Web-Services-based e-Diagnostics Framework for the Semiconductor Manufacturing Industry," IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 122-135, February 2005. (NSC_92_2212_E_006_098)
  29. Y.-C. Su, M.-H. Hung, F.-T. Cheng, and Y.-T. Chen, "A Processing Quality Prognostics Scheme for Plasma Sputtering in TFT-LCD Manufacturing," IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 183-194, May 2006. (NSC_93_2622_E_006_005, NSC_94_2622_E_006_001, NSC_94_2212_E_014_001)
  30. Y.-C. Su, F.-T. Cheng, M.-H. Hung, and H.-C. Huang, "Intelligent Prognostics System Design and Implementation," IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 195-207, May 2006. (NSC_94_2212_E_006_006, NSC_93_2622_E_006_005)
  31. F.-T. Cheng, Y.-C. Su, and C.-H. Wang, "Development of a Software Tester for Distributed Object-Oriented Systems," Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers, vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 115-131, January 2007. (NSC_94_2212_E_006_005)
  32. M.-H. Hung, T.-H. Lin, F.-T. Cheng, and R.-C. Lin, "A Novel Virtual Metrology Scheme for Predicting CVD Thickness in Semiconductor Manufacturing," IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 308-316, June 2007. (NSC_94_2622_E_006_001, NSC_95_2622_E_006_002)
  33. F.-T. Cheng, H.-C. Huang, and C.-A. Kao, "Dual-Phase Virtual Metrology Scheme," IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 566-571, November 2007. (NSC_95_2622_E_006_002)
  34. F.-T. Cheng, Y.-T. Chen, Y.-C. Su, and D.-L. Zeng, "Evaluating Reliance Level of a Virtual Metrology System," IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 92-103, February 2008. (NSC_95_2622_E_006_002)
  35. M.-H. Hung, T.-L. Wang, F.-Y. Hsu, and F.-T. Cheng, "Development of an Interface C Framework for Semiconductor e-Diagnostics Systems," Robotics and Computer-Integration Manufacturing, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 370-383, June 2008. (NSC_94_2212_E_006_005)
  36. F.-T. Cheng, C.-L. Wang, H.-C. Yang, S.-L. Wu, and C.-Y. Lo, "A Study on Application Cluster Service Scheme and Computer Performance Evaluator," Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 675-690, June 2008. (NSC_96_2221_E_006_279_MY3, NSC_96_2221_E_006_280_MY3)
  37. Y.-C. Su, T.-H. Lin, F.-T. Cheng, and W.-M. Wu, "Accuracy and Real-Time Considerations for Implementing Various Virtual Metrology Algorithms," IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 426-434, August 2008. (NSC_95_2622_E_006_002, NCKU Landmark Project)
  38. T.-H. Lin, F.-T. Cheng, W.-M. Wu, C.-A. Kao, A.-J. Ye, and F.-C. Chang, "NN-based Key-variable Selection Method for Enhancing Virtual Metrology Accuracy," IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 204-211, February 2009. (NSC_95_2622_E_006_002, NCKU Landmark Project)
  39. F.-T. Cheng, W.-H. Tsai, T.-L. Wang, J. Y.-C. Chang, and Y.-C. Su, "Advanced e-Manufacturing Model," IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, vol. 17, no.1, pp.71-84, March 2010. (NSC_95_2221_E_006_347_MY3, NSC96-2221-E-006-279-MY3)
  40. M.-H. Hung, S.-W. Wu, Z.-L. Wang, F.-T. Cheng, and Y.-Y. Feng, "An Efficient Data Exchange Scheme for Semiconductor Engineering Chain Management System," Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 26, Issue 5, pp. 507-516, October 2010. (NSC_95_2221_E_006_347_MY3)
  41. W.-M. Wu, F.-T. Cheng, T.H. Lin, D.-L. Zeng, and J.-F. Chen, "Selection Schemes of Dual Virtual-Metrology Outputs for Enhancing Prediction Accuracy," IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 311-318, April 2011. (NSC96-2622-E-006-043, NSC98-2622-E-006-009, NCKU Landmark Project)
  42. F.-T. Cheng, J. Y.-C. Chang, H.-C. Huang, C.-A. Kao, Y.-L. Chen, and J.-L. Peng, " Benefit Model of Virtual Metrology and Integrating AVM into MES," IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 261-272, May 2011. (982C06, NCKU Landmark Project)
  43. Y.-T. Huang and F.-T. Cheng, "Automatic Data Quality Evaluation for the AVM System," to appear in IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing. (982C06)
  44. F.-T. Cheng, H.-C. Huang, W.-H. Tsai, and J.-M. Jian, "Developing an Automatic Virtual Metrology System," IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 9, no. 1, pp.181-188, January 2012. (NSC99-2221-E-006-201, NSC99-2221-E-006-233, and NSC100-2622-E-006-011-CC2, AIM-HI of MOE)
  45. W.-M. Wu, F.-T. Cheng, and F.-W. Kong, “A Dynamic-Moving-Window Scheme for Virtual-Metrology Model Refreshing,” IEEE early access and to appear in IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing. (NSC100-2221-E-006-002, NSC100-2622-E-006-011-CC2, Project AIM-HI of MOE, ROC)
  46. M.-H. Hung, W.-H. Tsai, H.-C. Yang, Y.-J. Kao, and F.-T. Cheng, “A Novel Automatic Virtual Metrology System Architecture for TFT-LCD Industry based on Main Memory Database,” Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 559-568, August 2012. (NSC-98-2622-E-006-009, NCKU Landmark Project)
  47. F.-T. Cheng, Y.-L. Chen, and J. Y.-C. Chang, "Engineering Chain – A Novel Semiconductor Engineering Collaboration Model," IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, vol. 25, no. 3, pp.394-407, August 2012. (NSC100-2221-E-006-002, Project AIM-HI of MOE, ROC)
  48. M.-H. Hung, C.-F. Chen, H.-C. Huang, H.-C. Yang, and F.-T. Cheng, “Development of an AVM System Implementation Framework,” in IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing,  vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 598-613, November 2012. (NSC99-2221-E-006-233, NSC100-2622-E-006-011-CC2, Project AIM-HI of MOE, ROC)
  49. C.-A. Kao, F.-T. Cheng, W.-M. Wu, F.-W. Kong, and H.-H. Huang, "Run-to-Run Control Utilizing Virtual Metrology with Reliance Index," IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 69-81, February 2013. (99RC03, Foresight Technology Company, Ltd. Research Project)
  50. Y.-S. Hsieh, F.-T. Cheng, H.-C. Huang, C.-R. Wang, S.-C. Wang, and H.-C. Yang, “VM-based Baseline Predictive Maintenance Scheme,” IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 132-144, February 2013. (NSC 100-2622-E-006-011-CC2, NSC 100-2221-E-006-127-MY2,  NSC 101-2622-E-006-002-CC2, Project AIM-HI of MOE, ROC)
  51. F.-T. Cheng and Y.-C. Chiu, Applying the Automatic Virtual Metrology System to Obtain Tube-to-Tube Control in a PECVD Tool, IIE Transactions, vol. 45, no. 6, pp. 670-681, June 2013. (982C06 and 99RC03)
  52. Y.-T. Huang, F.-T. Cheng, Y.-H. Shih, and Y.-L. Chen, “Advanced ART2 Scheme for Enhancing Metrology-Data-Quality Evaluation,” Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers, volume 37, issue 8, pp. 1064-1079, published online: May 2014, DOI:10.1080/02533839.2014.912773. (NSC 100-2221-E-006-002, NSC 100-2622-E-006-011-CC2, Project AIM-HI of MOE, ROC)
  53. F.-T. Cheng, C.-F. Chen, Y.-S. Hsieh, H.-H. Huang, and C.-C. Wu “Intelligent Sampling Decision Scheme Based on the AVM System,” International Journal of Production Research, vol. 53, no. 7, pp. 2073–2088, 2015. DOI: 10.1080/00207543.2014.955924. (NSC102-2622-E-006-022-CC2, NSC102-2221-E-006-118-MY2, Project AIM-HI of MOE, ROC)
  54. F.-T. Cheng, C.-A. Kao, C.-F. Chen, and W.-H. Tsai, “Tutorial on Applying the VM Technology for TFT-LCD Manufacturing,” IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 55-69, February 2015. (NSC 101-2221-E-006-002, NSC 101-2218-E-006-022, and Project AIM-HI of MOE, ROC)
  55. H.-C. Huang, Y.-C. Lin, M.-H. Hung, C.-C. Tu, and F.-T. Cheng, “Development of Cloud-based Automatic Virtual Metrology System for Semiconductor Industry,” Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 34, pp. 30-43, Feb. 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.rcim.2015.01.005. (NSC 102-2218-E-006-009-MY2 and Project AIM-HI of MOE, ROC)
  56. H.-C. Yang, H. Tieng, and F.-T. Cheng, “Total Precision Inspection of Machine Tools with Virtual Metrology,” Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers, vol. 39, no. 2, pp. 221-235, DOI: 10.1080/02533839.2015.1091279, published online: Oct 2015.
  57. H.-C. Yang, H. Tieng, and F.-T. Cheng, “Automatic Virtual Metrology for Wheel Machining Automation,” International Journal of Production Research, vol. 54, no. 21, pp. 6367–6377, DOI: 10.1080/00207543.2015.1109724, published online: Nov 2015.
  58. F.-T. Cheng, Y.-S. Hsieh, C.-F. Chen, and J.-R. Lyu, “Automated Sampling Decision Scheme for the AVM System,” International Journal of Production Research, vol. 54, no. 21, pp. 6351-6366, 2016. DOI: 10.1080/00207543.2015.1072649. (MOST 103-2622-E-006-009-CC2, MOST 102-2218-E-006-009-MY2, Project AIM-HI of MOE, ROC)
  59. C.-C. Chen, Y.-C. Lin, M.-H. Hung, C.-Y. Lin, Y.-J. Tsai, and F.-T. Cheng, “A Novel Cloud Manufacturing Framework with Auto-Scaling Capability for the Machining Industry,” International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, DOI: 10.1080/0951192X.2015.1125766, published online: Dec. 2015. (NSC 102-2218-E-006-009-MY2, NSC 101-2218-E-006-022, MOST 104-3011-E-006-001, and Project AIM-HI of MOE, ROC)

  60. F.-T. Cheng, H. Tieng, H.-C. Yang, M.-H. Hung, Y.-C. Lin, C.-F. Wei, and Z.-Y. Shieh, “Industry 4.1 for Wheel Machining Automation,” IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 1, no.1, pp. 332-339, January 2016. DOI: 10.1109/LRA.2016.2517208. (MOST 104-3011-E-006-001 and MOST 104-2221-E-006-065-MY3)
  61. F.-T. Cheng, Y.-S. Hsieh,J.-W. Zheng,S.-M. Chen, R.-X. Xiao,andC.-Y. Lin, “A Scheme of High-dimensional Key-variable Search Algorithms for Yield Improvement,&rdquoIEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 2, no. 1, pp.179-186, January 2017. DOI: 10.1109/LRA.2016.2584143. (MOST 104-3011-E-006-001 and MOST 104-2221-E-006-065-MY3)
  62. M.-H. Hung, Y.-Y. Li, Y.-C. Lin, C.-F. Wei, H.-C. Yang, and F.-T. Cheng, “Development of a Novel Cloud-based Multi-Tenant Model Creation Service for Automatic Virtual Metrology,” Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, vol. 44, pp. 174–189, 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.rcim.2016.09.003. (MOST 104-2221-E-034-003, MOST104-3011-E-006-001, and MOST105- 2218-E-006–014)
  63. H. Tieng, C.-F. Chen, F.-T. Cheng, and H.-C. Yang, “Automatic Virtual Metrology and Target Value Adjustment for Mass Customization” to appear in IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 2, issue 2, pp. 546–553, April 2017. DOI: 10.1109/LRA.2016.2645507.
  64. Y.-C. Lin, M.-H. Hung, H.-C. Huang, C.-C. Chen, H.-C. Yang, Y.-S. Hsieh, and F.-T. Cheng, “Development of Advanced Manufacturing Cloud of Things (AMCoT)-A Smart Manufacturing Platform,” to appear in IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, accepted in May 2017.
  65. C.-F. Chen, H.-C. Yang, H. Tieng, and F.-T. Cheng, “Automatic Virtual Metrology and Approximate Ellipse Fitting for Engine-Case Manufacturing,” submitted to IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. (MOST 105-2221-E-006-255-MY3 and MOST 105-2218-E-006-014)
  66. Y.-C. Chiu, F.-T. Cheng, and H.-C. Huang, “Developing a Factory-wide Intelligent Predictive Maintenance System based on Industry 4.0,” Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers, vol. 40, no. 7, pp.562–571, Aug 2017. DOI: 10.1080/02533839.2017.1362357. (MOST 105-2221-E-006-255-MY3)
  67. F.-T. Cheng, C.-Y. Lin, C.-F. Chen, R.-X. Xiao, J.-W. Zheng, and Y.-S. Hsieh, “Blind-stage Search Algorithm for the Key-variable Search Scheme,” IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 1840-1847, October 2017. (MOST 105-2218-E-006-014 and MOST 104-2221-E-006-065-MY3)
  68. C.-C. Chen, M.-H. Hung, P.-Y. Li, Y.-C. Lin, Y.-Y. Liu, and F.-T. Cheng, “A Novel Automated Construction Scheme for Efficiently Developing Cloud Manufacturing Services,” IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters,vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 1378-1385, July 2018. DOI: 10.1109/LRA.2018.2799420. (MOST 105-2221-E-034-002, 106-2221-E-034-014, 106-2221-E-006-005 and 106-2218-E-006-005).
  69. C.-Y. Lin, Y.-M. Hsieh, and F.-T. Cheng, and Y.-R. Yang, “Interaction-Effect Search Algorithm for the KSA Scheme,” IEEE Robotics and Automation Lettersvol. 3, no. 4, pp. 2778-2785, October 2018. DOI: 10.1109/LRA.2018.2838323. (107-2218-E-006-005 and MOST 105-2221-E-006-255-MY3)

 b. EI Journals

  1. T.-H. Chen, Y.-S. Wang, F.-T. Cheng, F.-C. Kung, and Y.-Y. Sun, "Efficient Obstacle Avoidance for Kinematically Redundant Manipulators with Drift Free Operation," Journal of Control Systems and Technology, vol. 1, no. 3, pp.181-195, July 1993. (NSC_81_0422_E_006_04)
  2. F.-T. Cheng, T.-L. Hour, Y.-Y. Sun, and F.-C. Kung, "Analysis and Resolution of Singularities for a 5-DOF GRYPHON Manipulator," Journal of Control Systems and Technology, vol. 3, no.1, pp. 1-13, March 1995. (NSC_83_0422_E_006_091)
  3. F.-T. Cheng and T.-H. Chen, "Relationship between the Pseudoinverse Formulation and the Compact Formulation for Obtaining the General Solutions of Redundant Robotic Systems," Proceedings of the National Science Council, Part A: Physical Science and Engineering, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 251-260, March 1998. (NSC_86_2213_E_006_042)
  4. M.-H. Hung, Y.-C. Lin, S.-H. Li, H.-C. Yang, and F.-T. Cheng, “Design and Implementation of a Data Exchange Platform for TFT-LCD Virtual Production Control Systems,” International Journal of Automation and Smart Technology, vol. 2 no.2, pp. 83-94, June, 2012. (99-EC-17-A-02-S1-130)

B. Conference Papers

 

 a. IEEE Conference Journals

  1. D. E. Orin, C. K. Tsai and F.-T. Cheng, "Dynamic Computer Control of a Robot Leg,'' in Proc. 1983 IEEE Industrial Electronics Society International Conference IECON'83, San Francisco, California, pp. 256-262, November 1983.
  2. F.-T. Cheng and D. E. Orin, ''Efficient Algorithm for Optimal Force Distribution in Multiple-Chain Robotic Mechanisms --- The Compact-Dual LP Method," in Proc. 1989 IEEE Int. Conf. Robotics Automat., pp. 943-950, May 1989.
  3. T.-H. Chen, F.-T. Cheng, and Y.-Y. Sun, "Relationship Between the Pseudoinverse Formulation and the Compact Formulation for Obtaining the General Solutions of Redundant Robotic Systems," in Proc. 1991 IEEE International Conference IECON'91, Kobe, Japan, pp. 1164-1169, Oct. 28 - Nov. 1, 1991. (NSC_80_0422_E_006_02)
  4. F.-T. Cheng, T.-H. Chen, and Y.-Y. Sun, "Inverse Kinematic Solutions for Redundant Manipulators Using Compact Formulation," in Proc. IROS'91 IEEE/RSJ International Workshop on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Osaka, Japan, pp. 153-158, November 1991. (NSC_80_0422_E_006_02)
  5. F.-T. Cheng, T.-H. Chen, and Y.-Y. Sun, "Efficient Algorithm for Resolving Manipulator Redundancy --- The Compact QP Method," in Proc. 1992 IEEE Int. Conf. Robotics Automat., Nice, France, pp. 508-513, May 1992. (NSC_81_0422_E_006_04)
  6. F.-T. Cheng, T.-H. Chen, Y.-S. Wang, and Y.-Y. Sun, "Obstacle Avoidance for Redundant Manipulators Using the Compact QP Method," in Proc. 1993 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, vol. 3, Atlanta, Georgia, pp. 262-269, May 1993. (NSC_81_0422_E_006_04)
  7. F.-T. Cheng, R.-J. Sheu, T.-H. Chen, and F.-C. Kung, "The Improved Compact QP Method for Resolving Manipulator Redundancy," in Proc. IROS'94 IEEE/RSJ/GI International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Munich, Germany, vol. 2, pp. 1368-1376, September 1994. (NSC_82_0422_E_006_047)
  8. F.-T. Cheng, W.-M. Wang, and F.-C. Kung, "Priority Considerations for Multiple Goals of Redundant Manipulators," in Proc. 1994 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, San Antonio, U.S.A., vol. 1, pp. 264-269, October 1994. (NSC_82_0422_E_006_047)
  9. F.-T. Cheng, T.-L. Hour, Y.-Y. Sun, and F.-C. Kung, "Analysis and Resolution of Singularities for a 5-DOF GRYPHON Manipulator," in Proc. 1995 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Vancouver, Canada, vol. 5, pp. 4416-4421, October 1995. (NSC_83_0422_E_006_091)
  10. F.-T. Cheng, T.-L. Hour, T.-H. Chen, Y.-Y. Sun, and F.-C. Kung, "Study and Resolution of Singularities for a 6-DOF PUMA Manipulator," in Proc. 1995 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Vancouver, Canada, vol. 5, pp.4410-4415, October 1995. (NSC_83_0422_E_006_091)
  11. F.-T. Cheng, F.-M. Chang, and Y.-Y. Sun, "Multiple-Goal Considerations for Redundant Manipulators," in Proc. 1996 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Minneapolis, U.S.A., vol. 2, pp. 1768-1774, April 1996. (NSC_84_2212_E_006_042)
  12. F.-T. Cheng, "An Efficient Method for Obtaining the General Solution for the Force Balance Equations with Hard Point Contacts," in Proc. the IEEE 22nd Annual International Conference on Industrial Electronics, Control and Instrumentation, IECON’96, Taipei, R.O.C., vol. 3, pp. 1896-1901, August 1996. (NSC_85_2213_E_006_065)
  13. F.-T. Cheng, Y.-D. Lu, and Y.-Y. Sun, "Window-Shaped Obstacle Avoidance for a Redundant Manipulator," in Proc. 1997 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A., pp. 556-561 April 1997. (NSC_85_2213_E_006_065)
  14. F.-T. Cheng, M.-S. Shih, F.-C. Kung, and Y.-Y. Sun, "The Improved Parallel Scheme for Multiple-Goal Priority Considerations of Redundant Manipulators," in Proc. 1997 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A., pp. 2409-2414, April 1997. (NSC_85_2213_E_006_065)
  15. J.-S. Chen, F.-T. Cheng, and F.-C. Kung, "Study and Resolution of Singularities for a 7-DOF Redundant Manipulator," in Proc. 1997 IEEE Industrial Electronics Society International Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A., pp. 1438-1443, November 1997. (NSC_85_2213_E_006_065)
  16. J.-S. Chen, F.-T. Cheng, K.-T. Yang, F.-C. Kung, and Y.-Y. Sun, "Solving the Optimal Force Distribution Problem in Multilegged Vehicles," in Proc. 1998 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Leuven, Belgium, pp. 471-476, May 1998. (NSC_86_2213_E_006_042)
  17. F.-T. Cheng, E. Shen, J.-Y. Deng, and K. Nguyen, "Development of a Distributed Object-Oriented System Framework for the Computer-Integrated Manufacturing Execution System," in Proc. 1998 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Leuven, Belgium, pp. 2116-2121, May 1998. (NSC_86_2212_E_006_036, NSC_87_2218_E_006_001)
  18. F.-T. Cheng, T.-L. Kuo, and C. Feng, "Modeling and Analysis for an Equipment Manager of the Manufacturing Execution System in Semiconductor Packaging Factories," in Proc. 1998 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, San Diego, California, U.S.A., pp. 469-474, October 1998. (NSC_87_2218_E_006_002)
  19. F.-T. Cheng, H.-L. Lee, and D. E. Orin, "Increasing the Locomotive Stability Margin of Multilegged Vehicles," in Proc. 1999 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A., pp. 1708-1714, May 1999. (NSC_88_2212_E_006_095)
  20. E. Huang, F.-T. Cheng, and H.-C. Yang, "Development of a Collaborative and Event-Driven Supply Chain Information System Using Mobile Object Technology," in Proc. 1999 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A., pp. 1776-1781, May 1999. (NSC_88_2218_E_006_003) [Kayamori Best Paper Award]
  21. H.-C. Yang, F.-T. Cheng, and D. Huang, "Development of a Generic Equipment Manager for Semiconductor Manufacturing," in Proc. 7th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA’99), Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, pp. 727-732, October 1999. (NSC_88_2218_E_006_017, NSC_89_2212_E_006_042)
  22. J.-Y. Deng, F.-T. Cheng, and K. Nguyen, "Development of an Object-Based Equipment Controller for Semiconductor Equipment Communications," in Proc. the 25th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON’99), San Jose, California, U. S. A., November 1999. (NSC_88_2218_E_006_017)
  23. F.-T. Cheng, M.-T. Lin, and R.-S. Lee, "Developing a Web-enabled Equipment Driver for Semiconductor Equipment Communications," in Proc. 2000 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, San Francisco, California, U.S.A., pp. 2203-2210, April 2000. (NSC_89_2212_E_006_042 & NSC_89_2622_E_006_002)
  24. F.-T. Cheng, C.-W. Chen, and M.-H. Hung, "Redundancy Indices of Kinematically Redundant Manipulators," in Proc. 2000 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Electronics, Control and Instrumentation, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan. (NSC_88_2212_E_006_095)
  25. F.-T. Cheng, H.-C. Yang, J.-Y. Lin, and M.-H. Hung, "The Development of Holonic Information Coordination Systems with Security Considerations and Error-Recovery Capabilities," in Proc. 2001 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Seoul, Korea, pp.1832-1838, May 2001. (NSC_89_2212_E_006_099)
  26. M.-H. Hung,F.-T. Cheng, and J.-K. Ting, "A Novel Quantitative Measure of Redundancy for Kinematically Redundant Manipulators," in Proc. 2001 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Seoul, Korea, pp. 4060-4065, May 2001. (NSC_88_2212_E_006_095)
  27. F.-T. Cheng, S.-L. Wu, and C.-F. Chang, "Systematic Approach for Developing Holonic Manufacturing Execution Systems," in Proc. the 27th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON’01), Denver, Colorado, U. S. A., pp. 261-266, November 2001. (NSC_89_2212_E_006_094)[Best Presentation Award]
  28. F.-T. Cheng, H.-C. Yang, and C.-Y. Tsai, "Development of a Service Management Scheme for Semiconductor Factory Management Systems," in Proc. 2002 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Washington DC, U.S.A., pp. 3607-3612, May 2002. (NSC_90_2212_E_006_075 & NSC_91_2622_E_006_004)
  29. M.-H. Hung, C.-H. Tsai, F.-T. Chengand H.-C. Yang, "A Novel Ethernet-Based Equipment Integration Framework for Factory Automation," in Proc. 2002 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Washington DC, U.S.A., pp. 781-786, May 2002. (NSC_90_2212_E_014_009)
  30. Y.-C. Yang and F.-T. Cheng, "An Autonomous and Universal Remote Control Scheme," in Proc. of the 28th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON’02), Sevilla, Spain, pp. 2266-2271, November 2002.
  31. F.-T. Cheng, C.-H. Wang, and Y.-C. Su, "Development of a Generic Tester for Distributed Object-Oriented Systems," in Proc. 2003 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C., pp. 1723-1730, September 2003. (NSC_91_2212_E_006_061)
  32. M.-H. Hung, F.-T. Cheng, and S.-C. Yeh, "Developing a Web-services-based e-Diagnostics Framework," in Proc. 2003 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C., pp. 596-603, September 2003. (NSC_92_2212_E_006_098)
  33. Y.-C. Yang and F.-T. Cheng, "Development of an Autonomous and Generic Remote Control Scheme," in Proc. 2004 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A., pp. 990-995, April 2004.
  34. F.-T. Cheng, G.-W. Huang, C.-H. Chen, and M.-H. Hung, "A Generic Embedded Device for Retrieving and Transmitting Information of Various Customized Applications," in Proc. 2004 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A., pp. 978-983, April 2004. (NSC_92_2212_E_006_099, NSC_93_2622_E_006_005)
  35. M.-H. Hung, R. W. Ho, and F.-T. Cheng, "An e-Diagnostics Framework with Security Considerations for Semiconductor Factories," in Proc. 2004 IEEE Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology Workshop, HsinChu, Taiwan, R.O.C., pp. 37-40, September 9-10, 2004. (NSC_92_2212_E_006_098)
  36. F.-T. Cheng and C.-T. Lin, "A Holonic Information Exchange System for e-Manufacturing," in Proc. of the 30th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2004), Busan, Korea, November 2004. (NSC_91_2212_E_006_061)
  37. Y.-C. Su, F.-T. Cheng, G.-W. Huang, M.-H. Hung, and T. Yang, "A Quality Prognostics Scheme for Semiconductor and TFT-LCD Manufacturing Processes," in Proc. of the 30th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2004), Busan, Korea, November 2004. (NSC_92_2212_E_006_098, NSC_93_2622_E_006_005)
  38. F.-T. Cheng, S.-L. Wu, P.-Y. Tsai, Y.-T. Chung, and H.-C. Yang, "Application Cluster Service Scheme for Near-Zero-Downtime Services," in Proc. 2005 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Barcelona, Spain, pp. 4073-4078, April 2005. (NSC_93_2212_E_006_022, NSC_91_2622_E_006_109)
  39. Y.-C. Su, F.-T. Cheng, Y.-C. Lin, and R.-C. Lin, "Design and Implementation of an Intelligent Prognostics System," in Proc. 2005 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Edmonton, Canada, pp. 273-278, August 2005. (NSC_92_2212_E_006_098, NSC_93_2622_E_006_005)
  40. J. Chang and F.-T. Cheng, "Engineering-Chain Requirements for Semiconductor Industry," in Proc. 2005 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Edmonton, Canada, pp. 381-386, August 2005. (NSC_93_2212_E_006_023)
  41. M.-H. Hung, F.-Y. Hsu, Z.-L. Wang, F.-T. Cheng, R. Lai, and T. Huang, "A Secure Collaborative e-Diagnostics Framework for Semiconductor Factories," in Proc. 2005 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Edmonton, Canada, pp. 185-190, August 2005. (NSC_93_2212_E_014_001, NSC_93_2212_E_006_023)
  42. Y.-C. Su, M.-H. Hung, F.-T. Cheng, and T.-P. Lee, "Development of a Data Pre-processing Scheme and Pluggable Application Modules for an Intelligent Equipment Prognostics System," in Proc. the 3rd International IEEE Conference on Industrial Informatics – INDIN’05, Perth, Western Australia, August 2005. (NSC_92_2212_E_006_098, NSC_93_2622_E_006_005)
  43. J. Chang and F.-T. Cheng, "Framework Development of an Engineering-Chain-Management-System for the Semiconductor Industry," in Proc. the 3rd International IEEE Conference on Industrial Informatics – INDIN’05, Perth, Western Australia, August 2005. (NSC_93_2212_E_006_022)
  44. J. Chang and F.-T. Cheng, "Application Development of Virtual Metrology in Semiconductor Industry," in Proc. of the 31st Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2005), Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.A., pp. 124-129, November 2005. (NSC_94_2622_E_006_001)
  45. Y.-T. Chen, H.-C. Yang, and F.-T. Cheng, "Simulation Assessment of Multivariate for Virtual Metrology," in Proc. 2006 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Orlando, Florida, U.S.A., pp. 1048-1053, May 2006. (NSC_94_2622_E_006_001)
  46. T.-H. Lin, M.-H. Hung, R.-C. Lin, and F.-T. Cheng, "A Virtual Metrology Scheme for Predicting CVD Thickness in Semiconductor Manufacturing," in Proc. 2006 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Orlando, Florida, U.S.A., pp.1054-1059, May 2006. (NSC_94_2622_E_006_001)
  47. J. Chang and F.-T. Cheng, "Manufacturability of Multivariate Applications in the Semiconductor Industry," in Proc. 2006 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Shanghai, China, pp.240-245, October 2006. (NSC_95_2622_E_006_002)
  48. Y.-T. Huang, F.-T. Cheng, and Y.-T. Chen, "Importance of Data Quality in Virtual Metrology, " in Proc. of the 32nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2006), Paris, France, pp.3727-3732, November 2006. (NSC_95_2622_E_006_002)
  49. J. Chang, F.-T. Cheng, and T.-L. Wang, "Novel Semiconductor Business Model – Engineering Chain for the Semiconductor Industry," in Proc. 2007 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Roma, Italy, pp.1597-1602, April 2007. (NSC_95_2221_E_006_347_MY3)
  50. F.-T. Cheng, Y.-T. Chen, Y.-C. Su, and D.-L. Zeng, "Method for Evaluating Reliance Level of a Virtual Metrology System," in Proc. 2007 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Roma, Italy, pp.1590-1596, April 2007. (NSC_95_2622_E_006_002)
  51. F.-T. Cheng, H.-C. Huang, and C.-K. Kao, "Development of a Dual-Phase Virtual Metrology Scheme," in Proc. 2007 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S.A., pp. 270-275, September 2007. (NSC_95_2622_E_006_002)
  52. H.-C. Huang, Y.-C. Su, F.-T. Cheng, and J.-M. Jian, "Development of a Generic Virtual Metrology Framework," in Proc. 2007 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S.A., pp. 282-287, September 2007. (NSC_95_2622_E_006_002)
  53. Y.-C. Su, T.-H. Lin, F.-T. Cheng, and W.-M. Wu, "Implementation Considerations of Various Virtual Metrology Algorithms," in Proc. 2007 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S.A., pp. 276-281, September 2007. (NSC_95_2622_E_006_002)
  54. Y.-C. Su, W.-H. Tsai, F.-T. Cheng, and W.-M. Wu, "Development of a Dual-Stage Virtual Metrology Architecture for TFT-LCD Manufacturing," in Proc. 2008 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Pasadena, California, U.S.A., pp. 3630-3635, May 2008. (NSC_96_2622_E_006_043)
  55. T.-H. Lin, F.-T. Cheng, A.-J. Ye, and W.-M. Wu, "A Novel Key-variable Sifting Algorithm for Virtual Metrology," in Proc. 2008 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Pasadena, California, U.S.A., pp. 3636-3641, May 2008. (NSC_95_2622_E_006_002, NCKU Landmark Project)
  56. Y.-T. Huang, H.-C. Huang, F.-T. Cheng, T.-S. Liao, and F.-C. Chang, "Automatic Virtual Metrology System Design and Implementation," in Proc. 2008 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Washington, D.C., U.S.A., pp. 223-229, August 2008. (NSC_96_2622_E_006_043)
  57. W.-M. Wu, F.-T. Cheng, D.-L. Zeng, and T.-H. Lin, "Developing A Selection Scheme for Dual Virtual-Metrology Outputs," in Proc. 2008 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Washington, D.C., U.S.A., pp. 230-235, August 2008. (NSC_96_2622_E_006_043, NCKU Landmark Project)
  58. Y.-T Huang, F.-T. Cheng, and M.-H. Hung, " Developing a Product Quality Fault Detection Scheme," in Proc. 2009 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation,, Kobe, pp. 927-932, Japan, May, 2009. (NSC_96_2622_E_006_043)
  59. W.-M. Wu and F.-T. Cheng, D.-L. Zeng, T.-H. Lin, J.-F. Chen, and M.-H. Hung, "Advanced Studies of Selection Schemes for Dual Virtual-Metrology Outputs," in Proc. 2009 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Bangalore, India, pp.421-426, August, 2009. (NSC_96_2622_E_006_043, NCKU Landmark Project)
  60. W.-H. Tsai, F.-T. Cheng, W.-M. Wu, and T.-H. Lin, "Developing a Dual-Stage Indirect Virtual Metrology Architecture," to appear in Proc. 2010 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.A., pp. 2107-2122, May, 2010.  (NSC_96_2622_E_006_043, NSC98-2622-E-006-009, NCKU Landmark Project)
  61. F.-T. Cheng, J. Y.-C. Chang, H.-C. Huang, C.-A. Kao, Y.-L. Chen and J.-L. Peng, "Configuring AVM as a MES Component," in Proc. the 21st Annual IEEE/SEMI Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Conference (ASMC 2010), San Francisco, CA., U.S.A., pp. 226-231, July, 2010. (982C06, NCKU Landmark Project)
  62. M.-H. Hung, H.-C. Huang, H.-C. Yang and F.-T. Cheng, "Development of an Automatic Virtual Metrology Framework for TFT-LCD Industry," in Proc. 2010 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, pp.879-884, August, 2010. (NSC98-2622-E-006-009)
  63. H.-C. Yang, Y.-L. Chen, M.-H. Hung and F.-T. Cheng, "Virtual Production Control System," in Proc. 2010 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, pp. 984-989, August, 2010. (98-EC-17-A-02-S1-130)
  64. C.-A. Kao, F.-T. Cheng, and W.-M. Wu, "Preliminary Study of Run-to-Run Control Utilizing Virtual Metrology with Reliance Index," in Proc. 2011 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Trieste, Italy, pp. 256-261, August, 2011. (99RC03, Foresight Technology Company, Ltd. Research Project)
  65. W.-M. Wu, F.-T. Cheng, and M.-H. Hung, “Preliminary Study of a Dynamic-Moving-Window Scheme for Virtual-Metrology Model Refreshing,” in Proc. 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.A., May, 2012. (NSC100-2221-E-006-002, NSC100-2622-E-006-011-CC2, NSC 100-2221-E-006-127-MY2, Project AIM-HI of MOE, ROC)
  66. H.-C. Yang, H. Tieng, Y.-Y. Li, M.-H. Hung, and F.-T. Cheng, “A Virtual-Metrology-Based Machining State Conjecture System, “ to appear in Proc. 2012 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM 2012), Kaohsiung, Taiwan , R.O.C., July 11-14, 2012. (NSC100-2221-E-006-127-MY2, NSC101-2622-E-006-002-CC2, Project AIM-HI of MOE, ROC)
  67. M.-H. Hung, C.-F. Chen, Y.-C. Lin, M.-Y. Chou, and F.-T. Cheng, “Refinement of Kernel and Functional Mechanisms for Automatic Virtual Metrology System,” to appear in Proc. 2012 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM 2012), Kaohsiung, Taiwan , R.O.C., July 11-14, 2012. (NSC100-2221-E-006-127-MY2, NSC100-2221-E-006-002, Project AIM-HI of MOE, ROC)
  68. Y.-S. Hsieh, F.-T. Cheng, and H.-C. Yang, “Virtual-Metrology-based FDC Scheme,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE 2012), Seoul, Korea, pp. 80-85, August 20-24, 2012. (NSC100-2622-E-006-011-CC2, NSC100-2221-E-006-127-MY2, NSC100-2221-E-006-002, Project AIM-HI of MOE, ROC)
  69. H.-C. Yang, M.-H. Hung, F.-T. Cheng, “A Dual-Forecast Scheme for Production Output with Paired/Unpaired WIP Data,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE 2012), Seoul, Korea, pp. 577-582, August 20-24, 2012. (NSC100-2221-E-006-002)
  70. M.-H. Hung, Y.-C. Lin, T. Q. Huy, H.-C. Yang, F.-T. Cheng, “Development of a Cloud-Computing-based Equipment Monitoring System for Machine Tool Industry,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE 2012), Seoul, Korea, pp. 953-968, August 20-24, 2012. (NSC100-2221-E-006-127-MY2, Project AIM-HI of MOE, ROC)
  71. Y.-H. Shih, Y.-T. Huang, and F.-T. Cheng, “Preliminary Study of Advanced Fault Detection Scheme,” in Proc. of The 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2013), Karlsruhe, Germany, pp. 3546-3551, May 6-10, 2013.
  72. H. Tieng, H.-C. Yang, M.-H. Hung, and F.-T. Cheng, “A Novel Virtual Metrology Scheme for Predicting Machining Precision of Machine Tools,” to appear in Proc. of The 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2013), Karlsruhe, Germany, pp. 264-269,  May 6-10, 2013. [Best Automation Paper Award]
  73. C.-F. Chen, Y.-S. Hsieh, F.-T. Cheng, H.-C. Huang, and S.-C. Wang, “Automatic Baseline-Sample-Selection Scheme for Baseline Predictive Maintenance,” in Proc. of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE 2013), Madison, Wisconsin, USA, pp. 189-194, August 17-21, 2013.
  74. M.-H. Hung, Y.-C. Lin, H.-C. Huang, M.-H. Hsieh, H.-C. Yang, and F.-T. Cheng, “Development of an Advanced Manufacturing Cloud for Machine Tool Industry based on AVM Technology,”  in Proc. of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE 2013), Madison, Wisconsin, USA, pp. 195-200, August 17-21, 2013.
  75. C.-F. Chen, F.-T. Cheng, C.-C. Wu, and H.-H. Huang, “Preliminary Study of an Intelligent Sampling Decision Scheme for the AVM System,” in Proc. of The 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2014), pp. 3496-3501,  Hong Kong, China,  May 31-June 7, 2014. (NSC102-2622-E-006-022-CC2 and NSC102-2221-E-006-118-MY2)
  76. C.-C. Chen, M.-H. Hung, Y.-J. Tsai, C.-Y. Lin, M.-S. Chen, R.-S. Lee, F.-T. Cheng, “Apply Cloud-based Ontology Inference to Computer Aided Process Planning Service for Wheel Design,” in Proc. of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE 2014), pp. 891-892, August 18-22, Taipei, Taiwan
  77. C.-C. Chen, Y.-C. Lin, M.-H. Hung, C.-Y. Lin, Y.-J. Tsai, M.-S. Chen, F.-T. Cheng, “Development of Auto-scaling Cloud Manufacturing Framework for Machine Tool Industry,” in Proc. of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE 2014), pp. 893-898, August 18-22, Taipei, Taiwan.
  78. H. Tieng, H.-C. Yang, F.-T. Cheng, M.-H. Hung, “A Multi-Objective Optimization Approach for Selecting Key Features of Machining Processes,” in Proc. of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE 2014), pp. 899-904, August 18-22, Taipei, Taiwan.
  79. M.-H. Hung, Y.-C. Lin, H.-C. Huang, J.-J. Due, and F.-T. Cheng, “Development of a Private Cloud-based New-Generation Virtual Metrology System,” in Proc. of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE 2014), pp. 910-915, August 18-22, Taipei, Taiwan.
  80. Y.-S. Hsieh, F.-T. Cheng, C.-F. Chen, J.-R. Lyu, and T.-Y. Lin, “Dynamic ISD Scheme for the AVM System – a Preliminary Study,” in Proc. of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2015), pp. 2060-2065, Seattle, Washington, USA, May 2015. (NSC102-2622-E-006-022-CC2 and NSC102-2221-E-006-118-MY2, Project AIM-HI of MOE, ROC)
  81. Y.-Y. Li, H.-C. Yang, H. Tieng, and F.-T. Cheng, “Extracting Relevant Features for Diagnosing Machine Tool Faults in Cloud Architecture,” in the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE 2015), pp. 1434-1439, Gothenburg, Sweden, Aug 24-28, 2015. (MOST 103-2218-E-327-005-MY2)
  82. F.-T. Cheng, H. Tieng, H.-C. Yang, M.-H. Hung, Y.-C. Lin, C.-F. Wei, and Z.-Y. Shieh, “Industry 4.1 for Wheel Machining Automation,” in Proc. of the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2016), Stockholm, Sweden, May 16-21, 2016.
  83. F.-T. Cheng, Y.-S. Hsieh, J.-W. Zheng, S.-M. Chen, R.-X. Xiao, and C.-Y. Lin, “A Scheme of High-dimensional Key-variable Search Algorithms for Yield Improvement,” in Proc. of 2016 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE 2016), Texas, USA, August 21-24, 2016.
  84. H. Tieng, C.-F. Chen,F.-T. Cheng, and H.-C. Yang, “Automatic Virtual Metrology and Target Value Adjustment for Mass Customization, ” in Proc. of 2017 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE 2017)Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, May 29-June 3, 2017.
  85. F.-T. Cheng,C.-Y. Lin, C.-F. Chen, R.-X. Xiao, J.-W. Zheng, Y.-S. Hsieh, “Blind-Stage Search Algorithm for the Key-Variable Search Scheme,” in Proc. of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE 2017), Xi'an, China, August 20-23, 2017.
  86. Y.-C. Lin, M.-H. Hung, H.-C. Huang, C.-C. Chen, H.-C. Yang, Y.-S. Hsieh, and F.-T. Cheng, “Development of Advanced Manufacturing Cloud of Things (AMCoT) - a Smart Manufacturing Platform,” in Proc. of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE 2017)Xi'an, China, August 20-23, 2017. [Best Application Paper Award].
  87. 90. C.-C. Chen, M.-H. Hung, P.-Y. Li, Y.-C. Lin, Y.-Y. Liu, and F.-T. Cheng, “A Novel Automated Construction Scheme for Efficiently Developing Cloud Manufacturing Services, ” in Proc. of the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2018)Brisbane, Australia, May 21-25, 2018. [Best Paper Award in Automation—Finalist].

 b. Non-IEEE Conference Journals

  1. D. E. Orin and F.-T. Cheng, "General Dynamic Formulation for the Force Distribution Equations," in Proc. Fourth International Conference on Advanced Robotics, pp.525-546, Columbus, Ohio, June 1989.
  2. G.-W. Lee and F.-T. Cheng, "Robust Control of Robotic Manipulators," in Proc. of 16th National Symposium on Automatic Control, Tainan, Taiwan, R.O.C., pp. 230-235, March 1993. (NSC_81_0422_E_006_04)

  3. M.-H. Hung, F.-T. Cheng, and Y.-Y. Sun, "Control Scheme of Kinematically Redundant Manipulators with Torque Optimization," in Proc. of 16th National Symposium on Automatic Control, Tainan, Taiwan, R.O.C., pp. 123-129, March 1993. (NSC_81_0422_E_006_04)

  4. J.-J. Lee, F.-T. Cheng, T.-H. Chen, and F.-C. Kung, "Coordination and Control for a Dual Redundant Manipulator System," in Proc. of 17th National Symposium on Automatic Control, Taiwan, R.O.C., March 1994. (NSC_82_0422_E_006_047)

  5. 沈學琪、鄭芳田、鄧俊彥、黃富鴻, "以分散式物件導向技術發展電腦整合製造執行系統架構," 第十屆全國自動化科技研討會, 台中, pp. 143-150, 中華民國八十六年十月四日. (NSC_86_2212_E_006_036, NSC_87_2218_E_006_001)

  6. 黃國書、鄭芳田, "以分散式物件導向方法發展通用型半導體機台監控器," 第十屆全國自動化科技研討會, 台中, pp. 135-142, 中華民國八十六年十月四日. (NSC_86_2212_E_006_036, NSC_87_2218_E_006_002)

  7. 郭宗樑、鄭芳田、馮澄澈, "半導體封裝廠製造執行系統之機台監控器的模型建立與分析," 第十屆全國自動化科技研討會, 台中, pp. 157-164, 中華民國八十六年十月四日. (NSC_86_2212_E_006_036)

  8. J.-Y. Deng, F.-T. Cheng, and K. Nguyen, "Development of an Object-Based Equipment in the MES Framework Environment," in Proc. of the Fifth International Conference on Automation Technology & 1998 International Conference of Production Research (Asia Meeting), Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C., B3-2, 20-22 July, 1998. (873K67BN1, NSC_87_2218_E_006_002)

  9. 楊浩青、蕭學偉、郭晉旭、鄭芳田, "網路化製造資訊之研究," 第十一屆全國自動化科技研討會, 嘉義, pp. 1021-1026, 中華民國八十八年七月.

  10. 鄭芳田、李浩倫、鄧俊彥、黃富鴻、趙志彬、楊浩青, "自動化科技在半導體封裝廠上之應用," 第十一屆全國自動化科技研討會, 嘉義, pp. 937-944, 中華民國八十八年七月.

  11. 趙志斌、鄭芳田、楊浩青、林仁宇, "發展全方位資訊協調系統," 教育部八十八年度製造科技領域技術論文競賽, 新竹, 中華民國八十九年 六月二十七日.【榮獲優等】

  12. M.-H. Hung, R.-J. Huang, and F.-T. Cheng, "Development of an e-Diagnostics System for Semiconductor Equipment Using Data Mining and Ontology," in Proc. of the Seventh International Conference on Automation Technology (Automation 2003), Chia-Yi, Taiwan, R.O.C., September 2003. (NSC_91_2212_E_014_011)

  13. M.-H. Hung, S.-W. Wu, Z.-L. Wang, F.-T. Cheng, and Y.-Y. Feng "Development of an Efficient Web-Services-based Data Exchange Scheme for Semiconductor Engineering Chain," in Proc. of  the 10th International Conference on Automation Technology (Automation 2009), Tainan, Taiwan, R.O.C., pp. 289-294, June 27, 2009. (NSC_95_2221_E_006_347_MY3, NSC96_2221_E_006_279_MY3)

  14. S.-W. Wu, M.-H. Hung, J.-J. Siao,  F.-T. Cheng, W. Tann, and C.-H. Kuo, "SOA-based System Data Exchange Architecture with Generic Communication Interfaces," in Proc. of the 10th International Conference on Automaton Technology (Automation 2009), Tainan, Taiwan, R.O.C., pp. 100-105, June 27, 2009. (NSC96_2221_E_006_279_MY3)

  15. W. Tann, C.-H. Kuo, S.-W. Wu, F.-T. Cheng, and M.-H. Hung, "Enable the Interface A Like Module with Interoperability among Heterogeneous Systems," in Proc. of the 10th International Conference on Automation Technology (Automation  2009), Tainan, Taiwan, R.O.C., June 27, 2009. (NSC96_2221_E_006_280_MY3)

  16. L.-R. Lin, Y.-C. Chiu, W.-C. Mo, C.-A. Kao, T.-M. Liu, D.-L. Zeng, and F.-T. Cheng, "Run-to-Run Control Utilizing the AVM System in the Solar Industry," in e-Manufacturing & Design Collaboration Symposium 2011 - A Joint Symposium with International Symposium on Semiconductor Manufacturing (ISSM) 2011, Hsinchu, Taiwan, September, 2011. (99RC03, Foresight Technology Company, Ltd. Research Project)

  17. M.-H. Hung, Y.-C. Lin, H.-C. Yang, and F.-T. Cheng, New Intelligent Equipment Monitoring Architecture based on Cloud Computing, ” in Proc. of the 4th International Conference on Advanced Manufacturing (ICAM 2012), Jiaosi, Yilan, Taiwan, R.O.C., March 2012.

  18. H.-C. Yang, K.-J. Liu, M.-H. Hung, and F.-T. Cheng, “Drill-Path Optimization with Time Limit and Thermal Protection, ”  in Proc. of the 4th International Conference on Advanced Manufacturing (ICAM 2012), Jiaosi, Yilan, Taiwan, R.O.C., March 2012.

  19. M.-H. Hung, Y.-C. Lin, L.-W. Huang, W.-C. Sun, and F.-T. Cheng, E-Manufacturing Frameworks based on Cloud Computing,  in Proc. of the 4th International Conference on Advanced Manufacturing (ICAM 2012), Jiaosi, Yilan, Taiwan, R.O.C., March 2012.

C. Books

  1. F.-T. Cheng and D. E. Orin, "General Dynamic Formulation for the Force Distribution Equations," in Advanced Robotics 1989 (K. J. Waldron, ed.), pp. 525-546, New York: Springer-Verlag, 1989.

  2. 鄭芳田、李浩倫、鄧俊彥、黃富鴻, "電腦整合自動化虛擬工廠實習," 中華民國86年8月.

  3. 鄭芳田、楊浩青、張志峰、林仁宇、張慧真、丁仁奎, "半導體封裝廠製造執行系統與供應鏈資訊系統之設計原理實作與系統整合," 教育部專題製作成果報告, 中華民國八十八年十一月.

  4. F.-T. Cheng, C.-F. Chang, and S.-L. Wu, "Development of Holonic Manufacturing Execution Systems," in Manufacturing the Future: Concepts, Technologies & Visions, (V. Kordic, A. Lazinica, & M. Merdan, ed.), pp. 77-100, ISBN 3-86611-198-3, Publisher: ARS Press, Vienna, Austria / Pro Literatur Verlag, Mammendorf, Germany, 2006.

 

Research Projects

A. Ministry of Science and Technology (National Science Council) Projects

  • Principal Investigator, "Technology Development for Equipment Communications and Integration of Semiconductor Packaging Factory," Contracts 87-2218-E-006-002, 88-2218-E-006-017, 89-2212-E-006-042, National Science Council, Taiwan, August 1997-July 2000.
  • Principal Investigator, "Technology Development for Computer Integrated Manufacturing Execution System of Semiconductor Packaging Factory," Contracts 87-2218-E-006-001, 88-2218-E-006-003, 89-2212-E-006-041, National Science Council, Taiwan, August 1997-July 2000.
  • Principal Investigator, "The Development of Semiconductor Holonic Manufacturing Execution Systems," Contracts 89-2212-E-006-094, 90-2212-E-006-075, 91-2212-E-006-062, National Science Council, Taiwan, August 2000-July 2003. 
  • Principal Investigator, "The Development and Performance Evaluation of Semiconductor Holonic Supply Chain Systems," Contracts 89-2212-E-006-099, 90-2212-E-006-074, 91-2212-E-006-061, National Science Council, Taiwan, August 2000-July 2003.
  • Principal Investigator, "Design and Implementation of an Embedded Architecture for e-Diagnostics and e-Maintenance Systems for Semiconductor Equipment," Contracts 92-2212-E-006-099, 93-2212-E-006-022, 94-2212-E-006-006, National Science Council, Taiwan, August 2003-July 2006.
  • Principal Investigator, "Development of e-Diagnostics and e-Maintenance Systems for Semiconductor Equipment," Contracts 92-2212-E-006-098, 93-2212-E-006-023, 94-2212-E-006-005, National Science Council, Taiwan, August 2003-July 2006.
  • Principal Investigator, “Development of an Engineering-Chain Management System for Semiconductor Industry,” Contract 95-2221-E-006-347-MY3, National Science Council, Taiwan, August 2006 – July 2009.
  • Principal Investigator, “Design and Implementation of an Engineering-Chain-Management-System Framework,” Contract 95-2221-E-006-348-MY3, National Science Council, Taiwan, August 2006 – July 2009.
  • Principal Investigator, “Intelligent Equipment Engineering Systems,” Contract 96-2221-E-006-279-MY3, National Science Council, Taiwan, August 2007 – October 2010.
  • Principal Investigator, “Design and Implementation of an Intelligent Performance Evaluator,” Contract 96-2221-E-006-280-MY3, National Science Council, Taiwan, August 2007 – October 2010.
  • Principal Investigator, “Applying AVM Technology for ARC Yield Improvement of Solar Cell,” Contract 982C06, National Science Council, Taiwan, October 2009 – September 2010.
  • Principal Investigator, “Developing Advanced Process Control with AVM Technology for ARC Quality Improvement of Solar Cell” Contract 99RC03, National Science Council, Taiwan, October 2010 – September 2011.
  • Principal Investigator, “Generic Prediction Systems Based on Cloud Computing,” Contract 99-2221-E-006-201, National Science Council, Taiwan, August 2010 – July 2011.
  • Principal Investigator, “Design and Implementation of a Generic Prediction Scheme,” Contract 99-2221-E-006-233-, 100-2221-E-006-233-, 101-2221-E-006-233-, National Science Council, Taiwan, August 2010 – July 2013.
  • Principal Investigator, “Intelligent Predictive Maintenance System for Complicated Process Equipment,” Contract 100-2622-E-006-011-CC2, 101-2622-E-006-011-CC2, National Science Council, Taiwan, March 2011 – February 2013.
  • Principal Investigator, “An Advanced Fault Detection and Classification System for Steel Production,” Contract 100-2221-E-006-127-MY2, 101-2221-E-006-127-MY2, National Science Council, Taiwan, August 2011 – July 2013.
  • Principal Investigator, “Intelligent Manufacturing Cloud,” Contract 101-2218-E-006-022-, National Science Council, Taiwan, September 2012 – July 2013.
  • Principal Investigator, “IC Fab Mass Production Applications of the AVM System (1/2), Contract 102-2622-E-006 -022 -CC2, National Science Council, Taiwan, June 2013 – May 2014.
  • Principal Investigator, “Enhancement and Extending Applications of AVM," Contract 102-2221-E-006-118-MY2, National Science Council, Taiwan, August 2013 - July 2015.
  • Principal Investigator, “Intelligent Manufacturing Cloud,” Contract 102-2218-E-006 -009 -MY2-, National Science Council, Taiwan, August 2013 – October 2014.
  • Principal Investigator, “IC Fab Mass Production Applications of the AVM System (2/2), Contract 103-2622-E-006-009-CC2, National Science Council, Taiwan, June 2014 – May 2015.
  • Principal Investigator, “IC Fabs Production-Tool PM Success Rate Improvement, Monitoring-Wafer Reduction and Metrology Planning,” Contract 104-2221-E-006-065-MY3, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, August 2015 – July 2018.
  • Principal Investigator, “Advanced Manufacturing Cloud of Things,” Contract 104-3011-E-006-001, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, May 2015 – March 2016.
  • Principal Investigator, “Advanced Manufacturing Cloud of Things (1/3),” Contract 105-2218-E-006 -014 -, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, March 2016–February 2017.
  • Principal Investigator, “Key-stage Search Algorithm for TFT-LCD Industry,” Contract 105-2622-E-006-029-CC2, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, June 2016—May 2017.
  • Principal Investigator, “Industry 4.1 Scheme for Machine Tools Industry” Contract 105-2221-E-006-255-MY3, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, August 2016—July, 2017.
  • Principal Investigator, “Advanced Manufacturing Cloud of Things (2/3),” Contract 106-2218-E-006-005-, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, March 2017—February 2018.

B. General Projects (Industry-University Cooperation Projects)

  • Principal Investigator, "Development of a Generic Equipment Management System for Semiconductor Packaging," Contracts 89-2622-E-006-002, 89-2622-E-006-004, Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd and National Science Council, Taiwan, November 1999-December 2001.
  • Principal Investigator, "Development of a Generic Factory Management System with Error-Detection and Function-Replacement Capabilities," Contracts 91-2622-E-006-004, 91-2622-E-006-109, Charming Systems Corporation, Antecede Technologies Inc., and National Science Council, Taiwan, January 2002-December 2003.
  • Principal Investigator, "Design and Implementation of an Intelligent Predictive Maintenance System," Contracts 93-2622-E-006-005, 94-2622-E-006-001, Kingroup Automation Industry Corporation, Charming Systems Corporation, and National Science Council, Taiwan, March 2004-February 2006.
  • Principal Investigator, “Design and Implementation of an Equipment Engineering System,” Contract 95-2622-E-006-002, Chi Mei Optoelectronics Corporation, and National Science Council, Taiwan, March 2006 – July 2007.
  • Principal Investigator, “Developing a Virtual Metrology Automation Framework and a Virtual Metrology Management System,” Contract 96-2622-E-006-043, Chi Mei Optoelectronics Corporation, and National Science Council, Taiwan, November 2007 – June 2010.
  • Principal Investigator, “SOA-based System Framework for the Steel Industry,” China Steel Corporation, Taiwan, August 2008 – May 2009.
  • Principal Investigator, “Advanced Technologies Development Project for Virtual Production Control Systems,” Contract 98-EC-17-A-02-S1-130, Ministry of Economic Affairs , Taiwan, August 2009 – July 2011.
  • Principal Investigator, “Intelligent Predictive Maintenance System for Complicated Process Equipment,” Motech Industries Corporation, Foresight Technology Corporation, and National Science Council, Taiwan, March 2011 – February 2013.
  • Principal Investigator, “IC Fab Mass Production Applications of the AVM System (1/2), United Microeletronics Corporation, and National Science Council, Taiwan, June 2013 – May 2014.
  • Principal Investigator, “IC Fab Mass Production Applications of the AVM System (2/2), United Microeletronics Corporation, and National Science Council, Taiwan, June 2014 – May 2015.

 

Students

A.Students

  • Ph.D. (2003):Haw-Ching Yang

  • Ph.D. (2006):Yu-Chuan Su

  • Ph.D. (2008):Tsung-Li Wang / Tung-Ho Lin

  • Ph.D. (2010):Yung-Cheng Chang

  • Ph.D. (2011):Hsien-Chang Huang / Wei-Ming Wu

  • Ph.D. (2012):Wen-Hung Tsai

  • Ph.D. (2013):Yi-Ting Huang

  • Ph.D. (2014):Chun-Fang Chen

  • Ph.D. (2015):Yu-Chuan Lin / Hao Tieng / Yao-Sheng Hsieh / Ji-An Gao

  • Ph.D. :Ying-Liang Chen / Tsung-Han Tsai

                            

 

  • M.S. (1996):Guo-Hsiung Su / Hsin-Lueng Yang

  • M.S. (1997):Tsung-Liang Kuo / Guo-Shu Huang / Hsieh-Chi Shen

  • M.S. (1998):Hao-Lun Lee / Jun-Yan Deng / Eric Huang

  • M.S. (1999):Chih-Pin Chao / Tsung-Yun Wu / Chung-Wen Chen / Meng-Tsang Lin

  • M.S. (2000):Hui-Chen Chang / Jen-Yu Lin / Jen-Kuei Ting / Chih-Feng Chang

  • M.S. (2001):Chia-Ying Tsai / Hsueh-Wei Hsiao / Chien-Jui Chiang / Ping-Yen Tsai

  • M.S. (2002):Ching-Tien Lin / Rong-Ji Huang / Sze-Chien Yeh / Chin-Hui Wang

  • M.S. (2003):Yu-Chung Yang / Guo-Wei Huang

  • M.S. (2004):Yeh-Chang Lin / Shung-Lun Wu / Yun-Ta Chung / Jung-Pin Lai

  • M.S. (2005):Chun-Hung Chen / Hsien-Cheng Huang / Shu-Chang Chuang / Rung-Chuan Lin / Yi-Ting Huang

  • M.S. (2006):Wei-Ming Wu / Che-Yuan Tu / Sheng-Wei Fan / Zhi-Xiang Liang

  • M.S. (2007):Jia-Mau Jian / Chi-Yao Lo / Deng-Lin Zeng / Sheng-Chung Chi / Luo-Sang Yan / Aeo-Juo Ye

  • M.S. (2008):Yen-Yun Feng / Tai-Siang Liao / Shi-Chieh Chang / Fu-Chieh Chang / Cheng-Wei Chiou / Chan-Cho Liu

  • M.S. (2009):Puo-Chi Huang / Chien-He Pan / Chia-Chin Hsiao

  • M.S. (2010):Yi-Zhong Gao / Jun-Ting Liu / Ming-Xuan Xu / Ming-Yi Zhou / Shi-Hao Li / Fan-Wei Kong

  • M.S. (2011):Hung-Wei-Chen

  • M.S. (2012):Chu-Chieh Wu / Ming-Hsuan Hsieh / Hsuan-Heng Huang / Shiang-Ren Fang / Yu-Chieh Lin / Saint-Chi Wang

  • M.S. (2013):Chih-Chen Hsu / Wei-Chieh Tseng / Jia-Jiun Du / I-Chun Yang

  • M.S. (2014):Chun-Fan Wei / Chao-Jung Lu / Ting-Yu Lin / Yun Kung

  • M.S. (2015):Guo-Wei Wang / Szu-Min Chen / Ren-Xiang Xiao / Yin-Shuo Chang / Jing-Wen Cheng

  • M.S. (2016):Zih-Yan Shieh / Chin-yi Lin / Cheng-Mao Wang

B. Honors for Students

  • Eric Huang (M.S. 1998) -- Kayamori Best Paper Award in 1999 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA'99)

  • Meng-Tsang Lin (M.S. 1999) -- 13th Acer Dragon Thesis Awards, 1999

  • Chih-Pin Chao (M.S.1999), Haw-Ching Yang (Ph.D. 2003) and Jen-Yu Lin (M.S. 2000) -- Winners of Technical Paper Award, Manufacturing Technology Category, Ministry of Education, 1999

  • Haw-Ching Yang (Ph.D. 2003), Chih-Feng Chang (M.S. 2000), Jen-Yu Lin (M.S. 2000), Jen-Kuei Ting (M.S. 2000) and Hui-Chen Chang (M.S. 2000) -- Nomination for Technical Paper Award, Manufacturing Technology Category, Ministry of Education, 1999

  • Chih-Feng Chang (M.S. 2000) -- 14th Acer Dragon Thesis Awards, 2000

  • Sze-Chien Yeh (M.S. 2002) -- Champion of XML Web Services Creation Program Contest, 2002

  • Yu-Chung Yang (M.S. 2003) :

    1. Author of "An Automation and Universal Remote Control Scheme", in Proc. of The 28th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON'02), Sevilla, Spain, November 2002

    2. Author of "Win CE - Java", GOTOP Information Inc., ISBN: 9575669787

    3. Winner of the 1st Cobalt Solution Contest, Sun Microsystems, Inc., Jan. 2000

  • Rung-Chuan Lin (M.S. 2005) -- 19th Acer Dragon Thesis Awards, 2005

  • Mr. Hsien-Cheng Huang (Ph.D. 2011) and Ji-An Gao (Ph.D.) -- the Silver Medal of 2011 National Invention and Creation Award (Invention Award) from Intellectual Property Office, Taiwan, December 2011

  • Mr. Hsien-Cheng Huang (Ph.D. 2011), Yi-Ting Huang (Ph.D. 2013) and Jia-Mau Jian (M.S. 2007) -- the Gold Medal of 2012 National Invention and Creation Award (Invention Award) from Intellectual Property Office, Taiwan, December 2012

  • Hao Tieng (Ph.D.) --IEEE ICRA 2013 Best Automation Paper Award, Karlsruhe, Germany, May 2013

Holding or Attending National Conferences

  • 1996 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation
  • IEEE 22nd Annual International Conference on Industrial Electronics, Control and Instrumentation
  • 1997 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation
  • 1997 IEEE Industrial Electronics Society International Conference
  • 1998 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation
  • 1998 The Fifth International Conference on Automation Technology
  • 1998 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics
  • 1999 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation
  • 1999 IEEE Industrial Electronics Society International Conference
  • 2000 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation
  • 2000 IEEE Industrial Electronics Society International Conference
  • 2001 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation
  • 2001 IEEE Industrial Electronics Society International Conference
  • 2002 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation
  • 2002 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Manufacturing Technologies and Education in the 21st Century (Program Chair)
  • 2002 IEEE Industrial Electronics Society International Conference
  • 2003 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (Finance Chair)
  • 2003 The Seventh International Conference on Automation Technology (Award Chair)
  • 2004 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation
  • 2005 International Conference on Hands-on Intelligent Mechatronics and Automation (Program Chair)
  • 2005 IEEE ICRA (Kayamori Best Automation Paper Award Committee)
  • 2005 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics (Program Co-Chair)
  • 2005 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (Program Committee)
  • 2006 IEEE ICRA 2006 (Kayamori Best Automation Paper Award Committee Chair)
  • 2007 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation
  • 2007 The Ninth International Conference on Automation Technology (Keynote Speaker)
  • 2007 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering
  • 2007 The 33rd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics (TPC-8: Hands-on Intelligent Mechatronics and Automation Track Co-Chair)
  • 2008 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (Associate Editor)
  • 2008 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering
  • 2009 The Tenth International Conference on Automation Technology (General Chair)
  • 2010 The Cross-Strait Advanced Manufacturing Technologies Workshop 2010
  • 2010 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation
  • 2010 The 21st IEEE/SEMI Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Conference
  • 2010 The 6th IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering
  • 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (Senior Program Committee)
  • 2011 World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation (Program Chair)
  • 2011 The 7th IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering
  • 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation
  • 2012 The 8th IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering  (Track Chair for Information Automation)
  • 2012 IEEE RAS Pioneer in Robotics and Automation Award Nomination Committee
  • 2012 IEEE RAS Ad Hoc Committee on Automation
  • 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation
  • 2013 The 9th IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (Program Co-Chair)
  • 2013 IEEE RAS Nominations Committee
  • 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (Program Chair)
  • 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (Award Chair)
  • 2017 IEEE Conference on Robotics and Automation (Award Chair)
  • 2017 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (Plenary Speaker)
  • IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (Senior Editor) Since 2017
  • IEEE Fellow Society/Technical Council Evaluation Committee of IEEE Robotics & Automation Society (Since 2018)