As of 2013, the department appoints 15 professors, 10 associate professors, and 9 assistant professors; in addition to 5 joint academic staff with Institute of Astronomy, Institute of Space Science, Electrical Enginerring Department and Material Science department; 6 joint academic staff with Academia Sinica and 1 joint staff with National Synchrotron Radiation Research ...Read more »
About Us
The department was founded in 1968, and initially it was divided between the Physics group and the Earth Science group, which later became the Earth Science Department in 1976. In 1977, the department introduced the MSc program by the Graduate Institue of Physics and Astronomy, however the Astronomy Group was established as the Graduate Institute of Astronomy ...Read more »
The department faculty has been always excellent and passionate in teaching and research work, and results have been outstanding. In 2012, the department has published 206 papers in SCI publications, in which 26 are published in the highly rated Physical Review Letters, ranking the top in the country. Research grants by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) amounts to ...Read more »