Dayeh University

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Dayeh University
Engineering college j walk.jpg
Motto 手腦並用、敬業樂群[1]
Motto in English
Using the hands and mind together; dedicated and gregarious
Type Private university
Established 1990
President Liang Cho-chung[2]
Provost Dr. Meiling Chen
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Students 11,211 (2013, Oct.)
Undergraduates 9,202
Postgraduates 2,009
Location , ,
Campus Dacun
Dayeh University
Traditional Chinese 大葉大學

Dayeh University (DYU; Chinese: 大葉大學) is a private university in Dacun Township, Changhua County, Taiwan, [3] and accredited by ACCSB.[4]


The school was established in 1990 as Dayeh Institute of Technology by Song Gen Yeh who wanted to establish the first German-style polytechnic in Taiwan.

In August 1997, Dayeh's status as a university was approved by the Ministry of Education and it was renamed Dayeh University.[5]

In 2007, Dayeh University won the National Solar Model Car Race. This event was organized by the Ministry of Education and attracted 41 teams from 21 local universities and colleges.[6]

This university is the home to over 11,211 students, who study in 6 different disciplines offered by the six different colleges from the university. These colleges are:

  • College of Engineering,
  • College of Design and Arts,
  • College of Management,
  • College of Foreign Languages and
  • College of Biotechnology and Bio-resources.
  • College of Tourism and Hospitality.

The College of Nursing and Health Science was fully established in 2014. DYU has been awarded with Teaching Excellence Project from Taiwan Ministry of Education in the last few years indicating overall high teaching quality, excellent management and great potential of DYU.

Dayeh has been the host to many important events, including the 29th University and College Games, the 1st University and College College Club Expo, University President Conference, Hundred Industry Partnership-Strategy Alliances Fair, Ceremony for Industry-Academic Partnership Establishment, just to name a few.

In addition, DYU has also been awarded with Teaching Excellence Project from Ministry of Education in consecutive years, which indicates the overall teaching standard, management and potential of DYU.

DYU has performed well in academic research in recent years. According to the statistics of frequency on ESI papers in Taiwan, papers from the College of Engineering are quoted as many times as top 1% of the world. WOS statistics on papers also indicate the research potential in the areas of Mechanics, Agriculture, Materials, Biology and Immunology at DYU. The ranking of DYU has been improved to one of the world top 6% universities according to Webometrics from Span in January 2011. Exhibition of Inventions in Germany, Moscow Archimedes International Exhibition of Inventions in Russia, International Exhibition of Inventions in Italy, International Competition of Micro Institutions in Japan, and Seoul Female Film Festival in Korea. Recently at the Taipei Invention competition, students from various departments came together to represent Dayeh University. Students and Professors represented the university in the booths as shown below: BSc. Biotechnology Students, BSc. Electrical Engineering Students, Environmental Engineering Students of H801, Professor Lee: Mr. Hung (PhD candidate), Mr. Liao (Phd candidate), Mr. Elon Cadogan (PhD candidate), Mr. Huang (MSc.), Mr. Yang MSc., Founder of DaYeh University, Vice President of DaYeh University. Dean, Office of Research & Development Distinguished Professor Chen, Assistant to the Dean.

College of Engineering

Table of Achievements

Year Achievement
  • Department of Materiasl Science and Engineering founded
  • Four-Year technological program of Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering initiated
  • Construction of the extension of Engineering College Building started
  • Prof. Cho-Chung Liang succeeded as Dean Departments of Bioindustry Technology, Molecular Biotechnology, and Bioresources spun off and constituted the College of Biotechnology and Bioresources
  • Department of Molecular Biotechnology created
  • Executives Master program in Computer Science and Information Engineering initiated
  • Doctoral program in Mechanical and Automation Engineering initiated
  • Master program of Agricultural Technology renamed Master program of Molecular Biotechnology
  • Departments of Mechanical Engineering, Automation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering integrated and renamed as Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering
  • Department of Food Engineering renamed Department of Bioindustry Engineering
  • Master program of Agricultural Technology initiated
  • Executives Master programs in Environmental Engineering and Communication Engineering initiated
  • Doctoral program in Electrical Engineering initiated
  • Executives Master program in Mechanical Engineering initiated
  • Doctoral program in Food Engineering initiated
  • Department of Telecommunication and Computer Engineering renamed Department of Telecommuncation Engineering
  • Master programs in Computer Science and Information Engineering and Vehicle Engineering initiated
  • Executives Master programs in Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Vehicle Engineering initiated
  • Master program in Automation Engineering initiated
  • Executives Master program in Food Engineering initiated
  • Prof. Dau-Chyrh Chang as Dean, College of Engineering
  • Department of Telecommunication and Computer Engineering created (Two-year Technological Division)
  • All departments moved in the building of Engineering College


World Bank Notes Collection Display Professor Ming-Kou Chuang collects nearly all of Bank Notes (paper money) from all around the world, his collections are now displayed to the public in Taipei for 4 months.

Recently, Chunghwa (where Da-Yeh is located) Government is planning to organize and build a “Bank Notes Museum” with professor Chuang.

Notable alumni

Partner Institution


See also


  1. ^ "School History (in Chinese)". DYU. Archived from the original on 3 November 2014. Retrieved 23 October 2014.
  2. ^ DeAeth, Duncan (26 February 2018). "Da Yeh University in central Taiwan promotes scholarships for dual-degree programs". Taiwan News. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
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  5. ^ Higher education in the Republic of China: a guide for foreign students. 1999: Taiwan Ministry of Education. ISBN 957-02-4613-8.
  6. ^ Dayeh University wins in ROC solar model car race, The China Post, 18 December 2007.
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External links

  • Dayeh University website (in English)
  • Dayeh University website (in Chinese)

Coordinates: 24°0′0″N 120°35′46″E / 24.00000°N 120.59611°E / 24.00000; 120.59611

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