TMU faculty Philip Tseng wins “The Ten Outstanding Young Persons” award

Poster:Post date:2017-10-11
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TMU faculty Philip Tseng wins “The Ten Outstanding Young Persons” award

Dr. Philip Tseng from the Research Center of Brain and Consciousness and the Graduate Institute of Humanities in Medicine was named the “Ten Outstanding Young Persons” of the year, in the area of Science and Technology Research. The “Ten Outstanding Young Persons” award was organized by the Junior Chamber International (JCI) in Taiwan, in its 55th year this year.


Dr. Tseng received his PhD degree from the University of California, Santa Cruz, under the mentorship of Prof. Bruce Bridgeman. He then worked for a year at Volkswagen and Audi’s Electronics Research Lab in Silicon Valley. In 2011, he came back to Taiwan and worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the National Central University with Prof. Chi-Hung Juan, where he performed the first study combining electroencephalography and transcranial electric current stimulation in Taiwan. In 2015 Dr. Tseng came to TMU and in 2016 he received the Ministry of Science and Technology’s Wu Ta-You Memorial Award that recognizes young scholars.



Dr. Tseng’s research mainly focuses on the use of noninvasive brain stimulation in improving human cognition. Recently, he is also conducting studies looking into the neuroscience of deception, moral judgment, and social cognition.

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