Biography

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Dr. Shih is a Professor at the National Central University, Taiwan. He was the Dean of College of Computer Science, Asia University, Taiwan and the Department Chair of the CSIE Department at Tamkang University, Taiwan.

Dr. Shih is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). In addition, he is a senior member of ACM and a senior member of IEEE. Dr. Shih also joined the Educational Activities Board of the Computer Society.

Dr. Shih has edited many books and published over 450 papers and book chapters, as well as participated in many international academic activities, including the organization of more than 60 international conferences. He was the founder and co-editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, published by the Idea Group Publishing, USA.

Dr. Shih is an associate editor of the ACM Transactions on Internet Technology and an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies. He was also an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Multimedia.

Dr. Shih has received many research awards, including research awards from National Science Council of Taiwan, IIAS research award from Germany, HSSS award from Greece, Brandon Hall award from USA, and several best paper awards from international conferences. Dr. Shih has been invited to give more than 30 keynote speeches and plenary talks in international conferences, as well as tutorials in IEEE ICME 2001 and 2006, and ACM Multimedia 2002 and 2007.

Personal Hobby

Classical Chinese Music–
Timothy K. Shih has received the championship award of Chinese Fiddle (ErHu) solo competition in the Taiwan area in 1981. MP3 music is available on his website.

Keynote Speech and Plenary Talk in International Conferences

  1. Keynote Speech, Software Systems for Virtual Academic Society, the 2001 International Conference on Intelligent Multimedia and Distance Education (ICCIMADE’01), Fargo, North Dakota, USA, June 1 – 3, 2001.
  2. Plenary Talk, A Principled Approach for Formative Web Learning Assessment and Adaptive Tutoring, Ewha International Workshop on Internet Technology and Cyber Education, Seoul, Korea, July 6, 2001.
  3. Keynote Speech, Opportunity and Challenge of Virtual University, the 9th Workshop on Multimedia Communications and Distributed Processing Systems (DPSWS’01), sponsored by the Information Processing Society of Japan, Appi, Japan, October 24 – 26, 2001.
  4. Plenary Talk, The 3 A’s Criteria of Distance Learning Software Systems, International Symposium for Virtual Education (ISVE’2001), Dongseo University, Busan, Korea, November 16—17, 2001.
  5. Plenary Keynote, Opportunity and Challenge of Distance Education, the SSGRR-2002W International conference on Advances in Infrastructure for e-Business, eEducation, e-Science, and e-Medicine on the Internet, L’Aquila, Italy, January 21 – 27, 2002.
  6. Plenary Keynote, Opportunities and Challenges of Distance Education, the Sixth Joint Conference on Information Sciences (JCIS’2002), Durham, North Carolina, USA, March 8 – 12, 2002.
  7. Plenary Talk, Distance Education Technologies: Current Trends and Software Systems, the 2002 International Symposium on Cyber Worlds: Theory and Practice, Tokyo, Japan, November 6-8, 2002.
  8. Keynote Speech, Distance Education Technologies: Standards and Software Systems, the 2003 APRU Distance Learning and the Internet Conference, Singapore, December 1 – 2, 2003.
  9. Keynote Speech, Distance Education Technologies: Standards and Software Systems, the 2nd International Conference on Information Technology & Applications (ICITA 2004), Harbin, China, 8 – 11 January 2004.
  10. Keynote Speech, Digital Inpainting, the 2004 International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (CIT2004), Wuhan, China, September 14 – 16, 2004.
  11. Keynote Speech, Digital Inpainting, the 3rd International Conference on Information Technology & Applications (ICITA 2005), Sydney, Australia, July 4 – 7, 2005.
  12. Keynote Speech, Ubiquitous Learning with SCORM, the 4th International Conference on Web-based Learning (ICWL 2005), Hong Kong, July 31 – August 3, 2005.
  13. Keynote Speech, Digital Inpainting, the Eleventh International Conference on Distributed Multimedia Systems (DMS 2005), Banff, Canada, September 5 – 7, 2005.
  14. Keynote Speech, Ubiquitous e-Learning with SCORM, the 2nd International Open and Distance Learning (IODL) Symposium, Eskisehir, Turkey, September 13 – 15, 2006.
  15. Keynote Speech, Ubiquitous e-Learning with SCORM, the Fourth International Conference on Cooperative Internet Computing (CIC 2006), Hong Kong, China, 25-27 October 2006.
  16. Keynote Speech, Digital Inpainting, the 2006 International Workshop on Advanced Multimedia Technology and Applications (AMTA2006), Cheju Island, Korea, November 9-11, 2006.
  17. Keynote Speech, Digital Inpainting, the 2007 IASTED International Conference on Graphics and Visualization in Engineering (GVE 2007), Clearwater, Florida, USA, January 3-5, 2007.
  18. Keynote Speech, Video Inpainting, the 2007 International Conference on Multimedia and Ubiquitous Engineering (MUE’2007), Seoul, Korea, April 26th – 28th, 2007.
  19. Keynote Speech, Distance Education Technologies for a New Virtual University Agora,the 26 Years International Federation for Systems Research (IFSR), Annual National Conference, Piraeus, Greece, May 24-26 2007.
  20. Keynote Speech, Ubiquitous e-Learning with SCORM, the First International Symposium on Information Technologies and Applications in Education (ISITAE07), Kunming, China, November 23-28, 2007.
  21. Keynote Speech, Video Inpainting, the Asia-Pacific Workshop on Visual Information Processing 2007 (VIP 2007), Tainan, Taiwan, December 15-17, 2007.
  22. Keynote Speech, Video Inpainting, the Second International Conference on Complex, Intelligent and Software Intensive Systems (CISIS-2008), Barcelona, Spain, March 4th-7th, 2008.
  23. Keynote Speech, Video Falsifying, the International IEEE Information Technology Symposium 2008 (IEEE ITSIM’ 08), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, August 26-29, 2008.
  24. Keynote Speech, Video Forgery, Computer Application in Control, Instrument and Simulation, (CACIS 2009), Nanning, Guangxi, China, July 18-20, 2009.
  25. Keynote Speech, Repository and Search Based on Distance Learning Standards, the 2009 IEEE International Symposium on IT in Medicine & Education (ITME 2009), Jinan, China, August 10 – 12, 2009.
  26. Keynote Speech, Video Forgery, the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Information Assurance and Security (IAS’2009), Xi’an, China, August 18-20, 2009.
  27. Keynote Speech, Repository and Search Based on Distance Learning Standards, International Conference on Hybrid Learning 2009 (ICHL 2009), Macau, China, August 25-27, 2009.
  28. Keynote Speech, Video Forgery, the First International Conference on Visual Informatics 2009 (ICVI’09), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, November 11 – 13, 2009.
  29. Keynote Speech, Video Forgery, the First International Conference on Multimedia, Computer Graphics and Broadcasting (MulGraB 2009), Jeju Island, Korea, December 10 ~ 12, 2009.
  30. Keynote Speech, Repository and Search Based on Distance Learning Standards, IODL&ICEM 2010 Joint Conference and Media Days, Eskisehir, Turkey, October 6-8, 2010.
  31. Keynote Speech, Repository and Search Based on Distance Learning Standards, the 13th International Conference on Humans and Computers, Japan, December 8th – 10th, 2010.
  32. Keynote Speech, Video Forgery, the 4th International Conference on Ubi-media Computing (U-Media 2011), Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 3-4, 2011.
  33. Keynote Speech, Video Forgery, the 3rd International Conference on Mechanical and Electronics Engineering (ICMEE 2011), Hefei, China, September 23-25, 2011.
  34. Keynote Speech, Video Forgery, the Third International Conference on Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems (INCoS 2011), Fukuoka, Japan November 30 – December 2, 2011.
  35. Keynote Speech, Reusability and Searchability of Learning Objects, the 2011 International Conference on Web-based Learning (ICWL’2011), Hong Kong, December 8 – 10, 2011.
  36. Keynote Speech, Reusability and Searchability of Learning Objects, the 2012 International Conference on Web Information Systems and Mining (WISM’12) and the 2012 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Computational Intelligence (AICI’12), Chengdu, Sichuan, China, October 26-28, 2012.
  37. Keynote Speech, Video Forgery and Motion Editing, the 9th. HSSS National & International Conference, Volos, Greece, 11 – 13 July, 2013.
  38. Keynote Speech, Video Forgery and Motion Editing, the 5th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Mining (WISM’13) and the 5th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Computational Intelligence (AICI’13), Guilin, Guangxi, China, 13-15 August 2013.
  39. Keynote Speech, “The MINE Virtual Band – Music Performance via Sensors,” The third International Conference on Visual Informatics 2013 (IVIC’13), Malaysia, November 2013
  40. Keynote Speech, Video Forgery and Motion Editing, International Conference on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions (ICTer2013), Colombo, Sri Lanka, December 11 – 15, 2013.
  41. Keynote Speech, Video Forgery and Motion Editing, the 2011 International Conference on Advances in Electrical Engineering (ICAEE 2011), Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 19 – 21, 2013.

Keynote Speech and Plenary Talk in Other Conferences (in Chinese)

  1. Keynote Speech, Methodologies and Software Systems for Virtual University Operations, Workshop on Multimedia and Virtual University, Taipei, Taiwan, November 29, 2000.
  2. Plenary Talk, Developing SCORM-Compliant Software Tools – from the Perspective of an Academic ADL Co-Lab Partner, the 2004 Taiwan PlugFest, Taipei, Taiwan, 2004.
  3. Keynote Speech, Digital Inpainting, the 2005 Symposium on Application and Development of Management Information System, Taipei, Taiwan, June 1, 2005.
  4. Keynote Speech, Video Inpainting, the Fourth Workshop on Grid Technologies and Applications (WoGTA’07), Taichung, Taiwan, December 13 – 14, 2007.
  5. Keynote Speech, Video Forgery, the 2008 Dean’s Summit of Information Technology, Lanzhou, China, July 14
  6. Keynote Speech, Video Forgery, the 2009 International Workshop on Algorithms and Computing Technologies, Taichung, Taiwan, March 6
  7. Keynote Speech, Video Forgery, the 2009 Symposium on Application and Development of Management Information System and Personal Training, Taipei, Taiwan, June 3
  8. Keynote Speech, Repository and Search Based on Distance Learning Standards, the Third Information Education and Technological Applications Conference (IETAC 2009), Taichung, Taiwan, Nov. 6, 2009.
  9. Keynote Speech, Repository and Search Based on Distance Learning Standards, the 2009 International Conference on Computer and Network Technology in Education (CNTE2009), Hsinchu, Taiwan, November 26, 27, 2009.
  10. Keynote Speech, Video Forgery, the 2010 CSIT conference, Nanjing, China, November 6 – 7, 2010.

Contact Information

Office: NCU CSIE E6-B206
Email: timothykshih AT gmail.com