Chien Chou
National Chiao Tung University

Dr. Chou is a chair professor at Graduate Institute of Education/Center for Teacher Education, the chairperson of Research Ethics Committee for Human Subject Protection, and the director of Office of Academic Ethics and Research Integrity of National Chiao Tung University in Hsinchu, Taiwan. She served as Director General of the Department of International Cooperation and Science Education in the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) in 2014-2015. Her responsibilities included the bilateral and multilateral S&T collaboration and personnel exchange with other countries by overseeing more than 100 cooperation agreements and 16 S&T divisions around the world. She also directed the research program of science education (including STEM and medical education) for K-12 as well as post-secondary and adult learners. Dr. Chou’s is dedicated to the research on scientific integrity and research/academic ethics training in higher education in Taiwan. Her research interests include e-learning, information literacy and ethics, and research ethics. She has been granted the national project of Education and Implementation Mechanism of Research Ethics in Taiwan’s Higher Education (website: by Ministry of Education since 2011. Currently she also helps MOST oversee the development of intramural research ethics program of all universities and research institutes in Taiwan.