Department of International Cooperation and Science Education, MOST, Taiwan
Mr. Chih-cheng Yeh received his first MS degree in Mechanical Engineering, National Central University, Taiwan, in 1990. He started his career as an Associate Engineer at the Metal Industrial Research and Development Center(MIRDC) (1992-1993); then, served for National Science Council as a program manager (1996-2001). In 1999, he won a full scholarship from British Council, UK, then received his second MS degree in Space Engineering, Cranfield University, UK in 2000. From 2001 to 2004, he was the Science & Technology Officer for Science and Technology Division, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in San Francisco. With three-year overseas experience, he was recruited to the Ministry of Economic Affairs as the Minister Mei-Yueh Ho’s Special Assistant (2004-2006). In 2006-2010, Mr. Yeh was promoted to be the Section Chief, Deputy Director of Industrial Development Bureau(IDB), Ministry of Economic Affairs. During this period, he had been responsible for aeronautics, vehicle, and shipbuilding industries’ development. He also attended the negotiation of Early Harvest List, Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement(ECFA), with China. With six years industrial development experience, he returned to the National Science Council as Deputy Director General, then Director General to in charge of Science and Technology Planning (2010-2016). Afterward, he was appointed to take the position as the Director to the Science and Technology Division, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in San Francisco, also know as the liaison office for Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, in San Francisco. In 2016, Mr. Yeh received his new position as the Director General of the Department of International Cooperation and Science Education, MOST, Taiwan.