Chuan-Yu Chang received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, in 2000. He is currently the CTO (Chief Technology Officer) of Service Systems Technology Center, Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Taiwan. He is also a Distinguished Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology (YunTech), Taiwan. He was the Chair of Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering (YunTech) from 2009 to 2011. From 2011 to 2019, he served as the Dean of Research and Development, Director of Incubation Center for Academia-Industry Collaboration and Intellectual Property (YunTech). His current research interests include computational intelligence and their applications to medical image processing, automated optical inspection, emotion recognition, and pattern recognition. In the above areas, he has more than 200 publications in journals and conference proceedings.

He served as the Program co-Chair of TAAI 2007, CVGIP 2009, 2010-2019 International Workshop on Intelligent Sensors and Smart Environments, and the third International Conference on Robot, Vision and Signal Processing (RVSP 2015). He served as General co-chair of 2012 International Conference on Information Security and Intelligent Control, 2011-2013 Workshop on Digital Life Technologies, CVGIP2017, WIC2018, ICS2018, and WIC2019. 

He serves as an Associate Editor for two international journals including Multidimensional Systems and Signal Processing, and International Journal of Control Theory and Applications. He is an IET Fellow, a Life Member of IPPR, TAAI, and a senior Member of IEEE. From 2015-2017, he was the chair of IEEE Signal Processing Society Tainan Chapter and the Representative for Region 10 of IEEE SPS Chapters Committee. He is currently the President of Taiwan Association for Web Intelligence Consortium.


Medical Imaging processing, Digital Image and Data Analysis, Automatic Optical Inspection, Digital Signal processing, Pattern Recognition, Infant Crying Detection and Analysis.