Dean of College of Agriculture
Henry Ho-Hsien Chen
Dean, College of Agriculture, NPUST
Tropical Agricultural Building, NPUST
+886-8-7740205 / M：+886-933310836
Fields of Specialization
Food Dehydration, Food Machinery Design, Supercritical CO2 Extraction, Renewable Energy, Grey Theory, Control and Automation
Ph.D., 1996, Department of Automatic Control and System Engineering, The University of Sheffield, UK
M.S., 1992, Department of Automatic Control and System Engineering, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
B.S., 1991, Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Central University, Chung-Li, Taiwan ROC
Diploma, 1986, Department of Agricultural Machinery, National Pingtung Institute of Agriculture, Pingtung, Taiwan ROC
Academic and Administrative Experiences
2005/8 - present
Professor, Department of Food Science, NPUST
2016/1 - 2020/1
Science Counselor cum Director, Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in India, Ministry of Science & Technology, ROC
The Delegation Member of Chinese Taipei, APEC 2015 Philippines, The 37th APEC Human Resources Development Working Group Meeting and The 16th Capacity Building NetWork Meeting (Boracay)
Chair, 2015 Asia Pacific Agriculture Undergraduate Student Project Competition, November 26-28, International College, NPUST, Pingtung Taiwan
2014/2 - 2016/1
Dean, International College, National Pingtung University of Science & Technology
2014/2 - 2016/1
Director, Chinese Language Center, National Pingtung University of Science & Technology
2008/8 - 2014/7
Dean, Office of International Affairs, National Pingtung University of Science & Technology
2006/8 - 2015/7
Joint Appointment Professor, Graduate Institute of Management of Innovation and Technology, National Pingtung University of Science & Technology
2006/8 - 2009/7
Head, Graduate Institute of Hakka Culture Industry cum Director, Hakka Cultural Research Center, National Pingtung University of Science & Technology
1996/8 - 2005/7
Associate Professor, Department of Food Science, National Pingtung University of Science & Technology
2005/8 - 2006/7
Director, Center of Instruments, National Pingtung University of Science & Technology
2003/8 - 2006/7
Division Head, Research division, Office of Research and Development, National Pingtung University of Science & Technology
2021/2 - 2021/12
Industrial Technology Research Institute, Central Region Campus, Senior Distinguished Research
2021/1 - 2021/12
Preparatory Committee Member for the 300-Year Anniversary of Liudui
Thesis External Examiner / Consultant / Committee Member for public and private sectors
2004 - present
Chartered Engineer, Engineering Council, UK, Reg. No. 448810
2000/6 - 2000/8
The Visiting Scholar at Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands
2000/1 - 2000/6
Patent Officer, Intellectual Property Office, Ministry of Economic Affairs, ROC
Awards and Honors
Distinguished Alumnus, Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Central University, Taiwan, May, 2021
Student Choice Award 2021, Top 3 Lecturer in the 2021 UNTA Master's Lecture Series on Sustainability, May-June, 2021, NPUST
Excellent Paper Award, 2017, The Institute of Research Engineers & Scientists (IRES), Best presentation/Excellent Paper Awards at the 70th the IRES International Conference held in Taipei, Taiwan on 26th – 27th May, 2017
Innovation in Drying Technology Award, The 8th Asia-Pacific Drying Conference, Kuala Lumper, Malaysia, The University of Nottingham, August 12, 2015
External Examiner, 2014, School of Graduate Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Award of Distinguished Advisor, Instructing the Student for "The 2013 Award of Student Engineering Papers Competition of the Chinese Institute of Engineers" and to be Granted the Second Place
Bronze Medal, 2012 The iENA Inventors Exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany
Bronze Medal, 2012 Taipei International Invention Show & Technomart, Taipei, Taiwan
Gold Medal, 2012 Invention Innovation and Technology Exhibition, ITEX, Malaysia
Award for Excellence in Research in Solar Drying and Outstanding Contribution to R&D in Food Preservation and Safety – At the International Symposium on Processing and Drying of Foods, Vegetables and Fruits, April 11-12, 2011, The University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus
Bronze Medal, 2010 Taipei International Invention Show & Technomart
Distinguished Research Award, 2009, NPUST
External Expert, Food Engineering and Bioprocess Technology, School of Environment, Resources and Development, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand, 2009, 2010
Best Paper Award, "Dehydration of Agri-food materials by the concept of the green drying" Renewable Energy 2006, Chiba, Japan
Best Technology Paper Award, Association of Technological and Vocational Education in ROC, 2005, Taipei, Taiwan
Distinguished Teaching Award, College of Agriculture, 2004, NPUST
Ad Hoc External Reviewer of the Learned Journals, The International Committee Member of Learned International Conferences, Intellectual Property Office (Ministry of Economic affairs, Taiwan)
Published Key Papers
- Pei-Ling Chung, Ean-Tun Liaw, Mohsen Gavahian and Ho-Hsien Chen *, Development and Optimization of Djulis Sourdough Bread Using Taguchi Grey Relational Analysis, 2020, Foods, 9, 1149 (SCI, doi:10.3390/foods9091149)
- Chi-Hung Lin, Tzou-Chi Huang, Ho-Hsien Chen & Shyang-Chwen Sheu, Ester formation in intermittently dried noni fruit (Morinda citrifolia), 2019, Drying Technology. (SCI, https://doi.org/10.1080/07373937.2019.1624973 )
- Pei-Ling Chung, Ho-Hsien Chen, Ean-Tun Liaw, Screening of Microorganisms in Sour Dough, CIIP International Certification Review (CIIPICR) ISSN: 2411-3247 Vol. 4 No. 1 (Mar. 2018) pp. 1-10.
- Monchai Dejsungkranont, Ho-Hsien Chen and Sarote Sirisansaneeyakul, Enhancement of antioxidant activity of C-phycocyanin of Spirulina powder treated with supercritical fluid carbon dioxide, 2017, Agriculture and Natural Resources, 51(5): 347-354 (Oct. 2017) (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anres.2017.12.001)
- Aulia Irhamni Fajri, Chen-Hsing Yu, Ean-Tun Liaw, Yung-Lin Chu and Ho-Hsien Chen, STUDY OF GASEOUS CHLORINE DIOXIDE TO ELIMINATE AFLATOXIN B1 ON ANIMAL FEED, 2017, International Journal of Advances in Science Engineering and Technology, 5(3): 59-62, Jul.-2017.
- Aulia Irhamni Fajri, Chen-Hsing Yu, Ean-Tun Liaw, Yung-Lin Chu, Ho-Hsien Chen. The IRES -80th International Conference on Food Microbiology and Food Safety (ICFMFS), Taipei, Taiwan, May 26-27, 2017.
- Chao-Chin Chung, Ho-Hsien Chen and Ching-Hua Ting, Fuzzy logic for accurate control of heating temperature and duration in canned food sterilization, 2015, Engineering in Agriculture, Environment and Food. (SCI, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eaef.2015.11.003)
- Chen-Hsing Yu, Tzou-Chi Huang, Chung-Lim Law and Ho-Hsien Chen, Effect of Gaseous Chlorine Dioxide Treatment on Strawberries, 2015, Journal of International Cooperation. 10(2): 91-108 (Oct, 2015)
- Chao-Yi Wei, Tzou-Chi Huang, Zer-Ran Yu, Be-Jen Wang and Ho-Hsien Chen, Fractionation for Biodiesel Purification Using Supercritical, 2014, Energies. 7(2), 824-833 (SCI, February, 2014, doi:3390/en7020824)
- Chen-Hsing Yu, Tzou-Chi Huang, Chao-Chin Chung, Hao-Hsun Huang, and Ho-Hsien Chen, Application of Highly Purified Electrolyzed Chlorine Dioxide for Tilapia Fillet Disinfection, 2014, The Scientific World Journal. Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 619038, 7 pages (SCI, February, 2014 , http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/619038)
- Chung Lim Law, Henry Ho-Hsien Chen, Arun Sadashiv Mujumdar. 2014. Food Technologies: Drying. In: Motarjemi Y. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Food Safety, Volume 3, pp. 156-167. Waltham, MA: Academic Press. (Book Chapter, ISBN: 978-0-12-378613-5)
- Reynetha D.S. Rawendra, Aisha, Chi-I Chang, Aulanni’am, Ho-Hsien Chen, Tzou-Chi Huang, Jue-Liang Hsu, A novel angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitory peptide derived from proteolytic digest of Chinese soft-shelled turtle egg white proteins, 2013, Journal of Proteomics 94C: 359-369 (SCI, October, 2013).
- Chao-Chin Chung, Tzou-Chi Huang; Chang-Yi Li; Ho-Hsien Chen, Sterilization and Optimization by Using Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Fluid (SC-CO2), 2013, International Proceedings of Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering. Vol (50): 84-89, ISBN: 978-981-07-6329-9 (EI Geobase, Elsevier)
- Chao-Yi Wei, Tzou-Chi Huang, Ho-Hsien Chen, Biodiesel Production Using Supercritical Methanol with Carbon Dioxide and Acetic Acid, 2013, Journal of Chemistry. Volume 2013, Article ID 789594, 6 pages (SCI, Volume 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/789594).
- Chao-Chin Chung, Tzou-Chi Huang, Chen-Hsing Yu, Feng-Yi Shen and Ho-Hsien Chen, Bactericidal Effects of Fresh-Cut Vegetables and Fruits after Subsequent Washing with Chlorine Dioxide, 2011, International Proceedings of Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering. Vol (9): 107-112, ISSN: 2010-4618 (EI Geobase, Elsevier)
- Tzou-Chi Huang, Chao-Chin Chung, Han-Yang Wang, Chung-Lim Law, Ho-Hsien Chen, Formation of 6-Shogaol of Ginger Oil under Different Drying, 2011, Drying Technology. 29(16): 1884-1889 (SCI, October 2011)
- Ho-Hsien Chen, Chao-Chin Chung, Han-Yan Wang and Tzou-Chi Huang, Application of Taguchi Method to Optimize Extracted Ginger Oil in Different Drying Conditions, 2011, International Proceedings of Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering. Vol (9): 310-316, ISSN: 2010-4618 (EI Geobase, Elsevier)
- Wen-Hsien Tsai, Hung-Yi Chuang, Ho-Hsien Chen, Yuh-Wern Wu, Shou-Hsun Cheng, Tzou-Chi Huang, Application of sugaring-out extraction for the determination of sulfonamides in honey by high-performance liquid chromatography with fluorescence detection, 2010, Journal of Chromatography A. 1217(49): 7812-7815 (SCI, December 3, 2010)
- Ho-Hsien Chen, Chao-Chin Chung, Chih-Hsiang Hsu, Tzou-Chi Huang, 2010, Application of Grey Prediction in a Solar Energy-Assisted Photocatalytic Low-Pressure Drying Process, Drying Technology. 28(9): 1097- 1106 (SCI, September, 2010)
- Chao-Chin Chung, Ho-Hsien Chen and Ching-Hua Ting, 2010, Grey prediction fuzzy control for pH processes in the food industry, Journal of Food Engineering. 96(4): 575-582. (SCI, February 2010)
- Wen-Hsien Tsai, Tzou-Chi Huang, Ho-Hsien Chen, Yuh-Wern Wu, Joh-Jong Huang, Hung-Yi Chuang, 2010, Determination of sulfonamides in swine muscle after salting-out assistged lizued extraction with acetonitrile coupled with back extraction by a water/acetonitrile/dichloromethane ternary component system prior to high-performance liquid chromatography, Journal of Chromatography A. 1217(3): 250-255 (SCI, January 15)
- Wen-Hsien Tsai, Tzou-Chi Huang, Ho-Hsien Chen, Joh-Jong Huang, Min-Hsien Hsue, Hung-Yi Chuang, Yuh-Wern Wu, 2010, Determination of tetracyclines in surface water and milk by the magnesium hydroxide coprecipitation method, Journal of Chromatography A. 1217(3): 415-418 (SCI, January 15)
- Wen-Hsien Tsai, Hung-Yi Chuang, Ho-Hsien Chen, Joh-Jong Huang, Hwi-Chang Chen, Shou-Hsun Cheng, Tzou-Chi Huang, 2009, Application of dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction and dispersive miro-solid-phase extraction for the determination of quinolones in swine muscle by high-performance liquid chromatography with diode-array detection, Analytica Chimica Acta. 656(1-2): 56-62. (SCI, December 10)
- Carlos E. Hernandez, Ho-Hsien Chen, Chi-I. Chang and Tzou-Chi Huang, 2009, Direct lipase-catalyzed lipophilization of chlorogenic acid from coffee pulp in supercritical carbon dioxide, Industrial Crops and Products. 30(3): 359-365. (SCI, November)
- Budi Nurtama, Jenshinn Lin, Ho-Hsien Chen, 2009, Mathematical modeling of low temperature drying of taro (Colocasia esculenta L. Schott). J International Cooperation 4(2):136-44. (September, 2009)
- Carlos E. Hernandez, Ho-Hsien Chen, Chi-I Chang and Tzou-Chi Huang, 2008, Direct Lipase Catalyzed Lipophilization of Chlorogenic Acid in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide, J. International Cooperation. 3(2):87-101. (September 2008)
- Chao-Chin Chung, Ho-Hsien Chen and Pao-Chuan Hsieh, 2008, Optimization of the Monascus purpureus Fermentation Process based on Multiple Performance Characteristics, International Journal of Grey System. 11:85-96. (SCOPUS)
- Ho-Hsien Chen, Tzou-Chi Huang, Chien-Hsiung Tsai, Arun S. Mujumdar, 2008, Development and Performance Analysis of a New Solar Energy-assisted Photocatalytic Dryer, Drying Technology. 26(4):503-507. (SCI)
- Sarote Sirisansaneeyakul, Tiyaporn Luangpipat, Wirat Vanichsriratana, Henry Ho-Hsien Chen, Thongchai Srinophakun, Yusuf Chisti, 2007, Optimization of lactic acid production by immobilized Lactococcus lactis IO-1, J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol. 34:381-391. (SCI)
- Chao-Chin Chung, Ho-Hsien Chen, and Pao-Chuan Hsieh, 2007, APPLICATION OF THE TAGUCHI METHOD TO OPTIMIZE MONASCUS SPP. CULTURE. Journal of Food Process Engineering. 30:241-254. (SCI)
- Ching-Hua Ting, Ho-Hsien Chen and Chuan-Chia Yen, 2007, A PID ratio control for removal of HCl/SOX in flue gas from refuse municipal incinerators. Control Engineering Practice. 16/3:286-293. (SCI)
- Chokeprasert, S. Khotavivattana, C. Oupadisskoon, T. C. Huang and H. H. Chen, 2006, Volatile Components of Wampee Fruits [Clausena lansium (Lour.) Skeels] Treated by Different Drying Conditions. Thammasat Int. J. Sc. Tech. 11(1): 66-71.
- Pratheung Chokeprasert, Tzou-Chi Huang, Ho-Hsien Chen, Sombat Khotavivattana1 and Chintana Oupadisskoon, 2005, Effect of Drying Conditions on Qualities of Dried Wampee [Clausena lansium (Lour.) Skeels]. Kasetsart J. (Nat. Sci.) 39 : 416 – 423.
- Ho-Hsien Chen, Pi-Jen Tsai, Shyn-Huang Chen, Yu-Ming Su, Chao-Chin Chung, Tzou-Chi Huang, 2005, Grey relational analysis of dried roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa ). Journal of Food Processing and Preservation 29: 228-245. (SCI)
- Ho-Hsien Chen, Carlos Eduardo Hernandez, Tzou-Chi Huang, 2005, A study of the drying effect on the lemon slices using a closed type solar dryer. Solar Energy 78:97-103. (SCI)
- Ho-Hsien Chen, Ching-Hua Ting, 2004, The development of a machine vision system for Shiitake grading. Journal of Food Quality 27(5):352-365. (SCI)
- A. Linkens, H. H. Chen, 1998, Intelligent monitoring and fault management for muscle relaxation anaesthesia”, Transaction of the Institute of Measurement and Control 20(3): 134-143. (EI)
- Shu-Wen Chen, Jum-Fu Hsieh, Ho-Hsien Chen, 2006, Development of De-Husker for Coconuts. Journal of Agricultural Machinery. 15(3): 23-32. (In Chinese)
- Ho-Hsien Chen,Chi-yuan Wang and tzou-chi Huang, 2001, The Application of Grey-Taguchi Method in Food Processing: A Model Study of Fly Fish Drying Process. Taiwanese Journal of Agricultural Chemistry and Food Science. 42(3):207-214 (In Chinese)
- J. Tsai, L.H. Hong, T.C. Lin,I.S. Chen, H.H. Chen, C.Y.Wang and T.C. Lin, 2004, Processing and Storage of Dry-type Candied Mulberry, Taiwanese Journal of Agricultural Chemistry and Food Science. 42(2): 140-146 (In Chinese)
- Ho-Hsien Chen and Ching-Hua Ting, 2003, Application of Extension Theory to the Choice of Advantageous Formula on the Food products Development,. Journal of the Chinese Grey System Association. 6(1): 52-62 (In Chinese)
- Ho-Hsien Chen, Ming-Chung Wu, Cheng-feng Hsieh, 2003, Design of Food Can and Study on Changes of Internal Pressure in the Test Can, Journal of Agricultural Machinery. 12(13): 49-60 (In Chinese)
- Ho-Hsien Chen and Ming-Chung Wu, Chao-Lung Fan, 2002, Integration of Food Sterilization Automation and Enhancement of Teaching Environment, Journal of Science and Technology. 11(6): 454-446 (In Chinese)
- Ho-Hsien Chen and Chi-Yuan Wang, 2001, Application Of Grey-Taguchi Method to Optimize The Manufacturing on the Oil Doughs Of Egg Shortening Journal of Technology. 16(4): 549-556 (In Chinese)
- Ho-Hsien Chen and Kun-Cheng Shi, 2001, A Study on the Grading of the Shiitake Mushrooms Using the Technique Of Computer Vision, Bulletin of National Pingtung University of Science and Technology. 10(1)15-26 (In Chinese)
- Ho-Hsien Chen and Chao-Chin Chung, 2001, A Study on Dynamic Prediction of the Grey Model In the pH Control Process. Bulletin of National Pingtung University of Science and Technology. 10(1)27-34 (In Chinese)
- Ho-Hsien Chen,Tzou-Chi Huang and Yu-Ming Su, 2000, Applying Grey Relational Analysis to Assist PCA For Testing The Quality of Soybean Sauces , Journal of the Chinese Grey System Association. 3(1): 25-35 (In Chinese)
- Ho-Hsien Chen, Tzou-Chi Huang, Cheng-feng Hsieh and Chi-yuan Wang, 2000, An Application of Technique for Egg Shortening Cakes Processing Improvements, Taiwanese Journal of Agricultural Chemistry and Food Science. 38(3):214-222 (In Chinese)
- Method for Processing Peanuts and Cornfeed, Taiwan Patent I 686139, Chen et all, Issued on March 1, 2020. Assigned to NPUST.
- A method for making variable color noodle, Taiwan Patent I 622354, Wang, et al., Issued on May 1, 2018. Assigned to Cheng Hsin Yu.
- Method of Separating Betanie from Red Quinoa by Supercritical Fluid Fractionation, Taiwan Patent I 615187, Chen, et al., Issued on Feb. 21, 2018. Assigned to NPUST.
- A Method of Drying Daylily and A Pre-Processing Method of Drying Daylily, Taiwan Patent I 532442, Chen, et al, Issued on May, 2016. Assigned to NPUST.
- A Method for Producing Biodiesel, Taiwan Patent I 485242, Chen, et al, Issued on May, 2015. Assigned to NPUST.
- Sterilization Method for Powder and Particulate Substance, Taiwan Patent I 440484, Chen, et al, Issued on June, 2014. Assigned to NPUST.
- A Method of Deodorizing for Noni, Taiwan Patent I 432144, Huang, et al, Issued on April, 2014. Assigned to NPUST.
- Use of Eugenol in increasing the activity of γ-Glutamate Cysteine Ligase and the Combination thereof, Taiwan Patent I 403317, Huang, et al, Issued on August, 2013. Assigned to NPUST.
- Method of Preparing Shogaol from Zinger by Using Supercritical Fluid, Taiwan Patent I363651, Chen, et al., Issued on May, 2012. Assigned to NPUST.
- A Method for Extracting Active Components from Pomelo, Taiwan patent I367775 , Chen, et al, Issued on June, 2012. Assigned to NPUST.
- Food Processing Equipment by Superheated Steam, Taiwan Patent I312275, Chen, et al., Issued on June, 2009. Assigned to NPUST.
- Solar Energy Assisted Vacuum Dryer, Taiwan Patent I288810, Chen, et al., Issued on October 21, 2007. Assigned to NPUST.
- A Processing Method for Low Fat Sweet Potato Chips, Taiwan Patent I275357, Chen, et al., Issued on March 11, 2007. Assigned to NPUST.
- A Method associated Fuzzy Control and F0 Value Prediction on PLC for the Sterilization of Can Foods, Taiwan Patent I252386, Chen, et al., Issued on April 1, 2006. Assigned to NPUST.
- A Counting Machine for Little fishes, Taiwan Patent I243341, Chen, et al., Issued on November 11, 2005. Assigned to NPUST.
- Using Schiff Base Formation in Detection of Volatile Aldehydes, Taiwan Patent I243898, Huang, et al., Issued on November 11, 2005 (Chen HH as co-inventor). Assigned to NPUST.
- Multi-Function Closed-type Drying System with Solar Energy Collection Arrangement, US Patent US6,941,673, Chen, et al., Issued on March 1, 2005. Assigned to NPUST.
- Multi-Function Closed-type Drying System with Solar Energy Collection Arrangement, Taiwan Patent I228585, Chen, et al., Issued on March 1, 2005. Assigned to NPUST.
- Improvement on A Filling Tube of the Sausage Filling Machine, Taiwan Patent M253226, Huang, et al., Issued on December 21, 2004 (Chen as co-inventor). Assigned to NPUST.
- Modified Distillation Equipment for Alcohol Distillation, Taiwan Patent 223707, Chen et al., Issued on May 1, 2004. Assigned to NPUST.
- Solar Energy Assisted Closed-type Dryer, Taiwan Patent 219833, Chen et al., Issued on February 21, 2004. Assigned to NPUST.
- A Processing Method and Equipment Convinced for Consumers to De-husk Coconut and to Excavate Flesh, Taiwan Patent 191213, Chen et al., Issued on December 1, 2003. Assigned to NPUST.
- An Excavator Using for Cocoanut Flesh, Taiwan Patent 206321, Chen et al., Issued on July 1, 2003. Assigned to NPUST.
- A Cutting Machine Using for De-husk Cocoanut, Taiwan Patent 203455, Chen et al., Issued on May 11, 2003. Assigned to NPUST.
- A DIY Equipment for Fermented Liquor, Taiwan Patent 202196, Chen et al., Issued on April 21, 2003. Assigned to NPUST.
- The Mushroom Grading Machine, Taiwan Patent 200083, Chen et al., Issued on February 11, 2003. Assigned to NPUST.
- Automatic Picking-up System for Yuba, Taiwan Patent 195128, Chen et al., Issued on October 11, 2002. Assigned to NPUST.
- A Test Can Using for Measuring Temperature and Pressure in the Can During Sterilization Process, Taiwan Patent 191379, Chen et al., Issued on June 21, 2002. Assigned to NPUST.
- A Continuous Type Rice Noodle Cooking Machine, Taiwan Patent 189191, Chen et al., Issued on February 11, 2002. Assigned to NPUST.