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Chen-Fu Chien, Ph.D.

Tsinghua Chair Professor

Department of Industrial Engineering & Engineering Management; EMBA,

National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu 30013, TAIWAN

Tel: +886-3-5742648/ Fax: +886-3-5722685

Email: cfchien@mx.nthu.edu.tw

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

 

2007.7-8          Executive Program (PCMPCL V), Harvard Business School, Harvard University, USA (sponsored by Harvard China Fund, USA and Ministry of Education, Taiwan; Then, I was invited to join as a Panelist in Harvard Asian Business Conference 2008)

2002-2003       Fulbright Scholar, Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research, University of California-Berkeley, USA (sponsored by Fulbright Foundation, USA and NSC, Taiwan)

1994-1996       Ph.D. Decision Sciences and Operation Research, Industrial Engineering Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA (two minors: Statistics and Business). Dissertation title: Modeling Portfolio Selection Problems: A Framework and An Implementation Study (advisor: Professor Francois Sainfort).

1992-1994       M.S., Industrial Engineering Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA.

1985-1990       B.S., Double Majors of Industrial Engineering and Electrical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, TAIWAN (Award by the Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society).

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

2013 – now    Tsinghua Chair Professor, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan

2018 – now    Director,Artificial Intelligence for Intelligent Manufacturing System (AIMS) Research Center,MOST

2017 – now    Convener, Industrial Engineering and Management Program, Ministry of Science & Technology

2015 – now    Editorial Board, Harvard Busienss Review, Chinese Version, Taiwan

2013 – now    Director, NTHU-TSMC Center for Manufacturing Excellence, Hsinchu, Taiwan

2013 – now    Principal Investigator, Semiconductor Technologies Empowerment Partners  (STEP) Consortium, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan

2012 – 2014    Vice President and Chief of Staff, National Tsing Hua University

2011 – 2013    Principal Investigator, National Program for Intelligent Electronics

2010 – 2013    Tsinghua Distinguished Professor, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan

2009 – 2012    Office Director, Science Park Sustainable Growth Project Office, National Science Council, Taiwan

2009 – 2010    Principal Investigator, Research Park Planning Project in Hsinchu Area, National Science Council, Taiwan

2008 – 2010    Deputy Dean of R&D and CEO of University-Industry Collaborations, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan

2009 – now     Area Editor, Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal (SCI)

2008 – now     Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (SCI)

2007 – now     Advisory Board, OR Spectrum (SCI)

2003 – 2010    Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering & Engineering Management, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan

2003 – now     EMBA Professor, College of Technology Management, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan

2002 – now     Steering Committee, Industrial Engineering & Management Program, National Science Council, Taiwan

2006 – now     Editor, Journal of Quality; Management and Systems (TSSCI)

2004 – now     Senior Editor, Journal of Chinese Insitute of Industrial Engineers (an EI and TSSCI indexed journal)

2005 – 2008    Deputy Director, Division of Industrial Engineering, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (tsmc) (on-leave from NTHU to serve a full time employee in tsmc)

2003 – 2005    Senior Consultant, Manufacturing Technology Board and Manufacturing Technology Center, Taiwan Semicnductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), TAIWAN

2005 – 2005    Guest Professor, Graduate School of Information, Production and Systems, Waseda University, Japan (sponsored by Japan Exchange Foundation and National Science Council)

2004 – 2004    Guest Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering, Beijing Tsinghua University, P.R. China (sponsored by Chinese Development Foundation and Beijing Tsinghua University)

2004 – 2004    Visiting Professor, Institute for Manufacturing, Cambridge University, UK (sponsored by Royal Society and National Science Council); Principal Investigator (co-PI Professor Mike Gregory and Chair Yongjiang Shi of Cambridge University), Evolutionary Development of Taiwan Electronics Industry, co-sponsored by Royal Society and National Science Council.

2003 – 2004    Executive Editor, Journal of Chinese Insitute of Industrial Engineers (an EI indexed journal)

2002 – now     Adjunct Professor, School of Management, Tianjin University, P.R. CHINA (Tianjin University is the oldest university and one of the top 10 universities in China).

1999 – 2003    Associate Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering & Engineering Management, National Tsing Hua University, TAIWAN

1996 – 1999    Assistant Professor (Associate A), Department of Industrial Engineering & Engineering Management, National Tsing Hua University, TAIWAN

1994 – 1996    Research Assistant for developing the web module of CHESS (Comprehensive Health Enhancement & Support System), UW-Madison.

RESEARCH AWARDS

 

2017          Management of Technology Award (DALab), Chinese Society for Management of Technology,Taiwan.

2017          Outstanding Research Award, Ministry of Science & Technology, Taiwan.

2016          the Executive Yuan Award for Outstanding Science & Technology, Taiwan.

2016          Fellow, APIEMS

2015          Best Paper Award by IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing

2014          First Place, Tong-Shen Cup National Bigdata Contest

2013          Outstanding Industry and Research Professor Award, National Tsing Hua University

2013          The Best Technology Transfer Professor Award, National Tsing Hua University

2012          Best Paper Award by IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering.

2012          National Quality Award, the Executive Yuan, Taiwan.

2011          Outstanding Research Award, National Science Council, Taiwan.

2010          University Industrial Contribution Award, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan.

2010          Distinguished Engineering Professor Award, Chinese Institute of Engineers

2010          Tsinghua Distinguished Professor, National Tsing Hua University

2009          University Industrial Contribution Award, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan.

2007          Outstanding Research Award, National Science Council, Taiwan.

2007          one of nine selected Best Paradigms of University-Industry Collaborative Research, National Science Council, Taiwan (NSC firstly published a book to cover our stories).

2007          Distinguished University-Industry Collaboration Award, National Tsing Hua University

2007          Lu, Feng-Chang Memorial Award, Chinese Management Society

2005-2008 NSC Tier 1 Principal Investigator (Top 3%)

2004     TSMC Faculty Semiconductor Research Grant Award.

2001-2004 Pricipal Investigator Award by the National Science Council, Taiwan.

2002         Best Engineering Paper Award by Chinese Institute of Engineers.

2001         Distinguished Young Faculty Research Award by National Tsing Hua University.

2001        Distinguished University-Industry Collaborative Research Award by the Ministry of Education, Taiwan.

2001         Distinguished Young Industrial Engineer Award by Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers.

2001         Best Paper Award by Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers.

1997, 2000 The Best Research Award by the National Science Council, Taiwan.

Several advisory awards of graduate student thesis & paper contests in National contests.

 

PRIMARY RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

l   Decision Analysis

l   Data Mining and Big Data Analytics

l   Modeling and Analysis for Semiconductor Manufacturing

l   Manufacturing Intelligence and Decision Support Systems

l   Manufacturing Strategy and Industry 3.5

 

RESEARCH SUMMARY

 

Dr. Chen-Fu Chien was born in 1966 in Taiwan, R.O.C. He received B.S. with double majors in Industrial Engineering and Electrical Engineering with the Phi Tao Phi Honor from National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) in 1990. He then served military obligation as a Lieutenant in the Army Armor School and retired with the Medal of Loyalty and Diligence in 1992. He received M.S. in Industrial Engineering and Ph.D. of Decision Sciences and Operations Research with two minors in Statistics and Business at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, U.S.A., in 1994 and 1996, respectively. He was a Fulbright Scholar in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, UC Berkeley, from 2002 to 2003. He also received the Executive Training of PCMPCL from Harvard Business School (2007).

He is a Tsinghua Chair Professor, in National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan. He joined the Department of Industrial Engineering, NTHU as Assistant Professor in 1996. He had been an Associate Professor from 1999 to 2003, a Full Professor from 2003 to 2010, a Tsinghua Distinguished Professor from 2010 to 2013, and a Tsinghua Chair Professor since 2013. He also teaches EMBA/MBA in the School of Technology Management in NTHU. He was a Visiting Professor in Institute for Manufacturing, Cambridge University in 2004, 2005, and 2011 (sponsored by Royal Society, UK), a Visiting Professor in Beijing Tsinghua University in 2004 (sponsored by Chinese Development Foundation), and a Visiting Professor in Waseda University in 2005 (sponsored by Japan Interchange Association Young Scholar Fellowship).

His research mainly concerns the development of better analytical methods including big data analytics, decision analysis, and optimization algorithms and solutions for high-tech companies confronting with decision problems involved in strategy, manufacturing, and technology that are characterized by uncertainty and a need for tradeoff among various objectives and justification for the decisions. Dr. Chien and his Decision Analysis Lab Associates have been actively involved in many university-industry collaborative research projects in the high-tech industries including semiconductor manufacturing, solar, LED, and computers in which they employ their expertise in solving real problems with domain experts. From 2005 to 2008, he had been on-leave to serve as the Deputy Director of Industrial Engineering Division in Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company. Dr. Chien has applied several invention patents for semiconductor manufacturing methodologies, 12 of which have been granted.

Dr. Chien has received many awards including the Executive Yuan Award for Outstanding Science & Technology (2016), the National Quality Award from the Executive Yuan (2012), Distinguished Research Awards (2007, 2011, 2016), Tier-One Principal Investigator (2005-2008), and Best Research Awards from the National Science Council, University Industrial Contribution Award from Ministry of Economic Affairs for Individual Contribution (2009) and Group Contribution (2010), Distinguished University-Industry Collaborative Research Award from the Ministry of Education (2001), Distinguished Young Faculty Research Award (2001) and Distinguished University-Industry Collaborative Research Award (2007, 2016) by NTHU, Best Paper Award (2001), Distinguished Young Industrial Engineer Award (2001), IE Medal (2010) from Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers, Best Engineering Paper Award (2002) and Distinguished Engineering Professor (2010) by Chinese Institute of Engineers, TSMC-NTHU Faculty Semiconductor Research Grant (2004), and the Lu, Feng-Chang Award from Chinese Management Association (2007). He also received the 2011 Best Paper Award of IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, and the 2015 Best Paper Award of IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing.

Dr. Chien is a member of IEEE, IIE, CIIE, CIDS, and CSMOT and is a Board Member of CIIE and CIDS. Dr. Chien has served as the Steering Committee of the Industrial Engineering and Management Program in National Science Council since 2002. He was a guest editor for IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, International Journal of Business, International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Service Technology and Management, Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, and OR Spectrum. He is currently Editorial Board Member of Computers and Industrial Engineering, Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, Area Editor for Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal and Advisory Board of OR Spectrum. He is also on the editorial board for International Journal of Operational Research (UK), Journal of the Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers (EI/TSSCI), Sun Yat-Sen Management Review (TSSCI), Journal of Management and Systems (TSSCI), and Journal of Quality (EI).

 

REFERRED ARCHIVAL JOURNAL PAPERS

 

1.           Zhao, L., Chien, Chen-Fu, and Gen, M. (Forthcoming), "A Bi-objective Genetic Algorithm for Intelligent Rehabilitation Scheduling Considering Therapy Precedence Constraints," Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 1-16. DOI: 10.1007/s10845-015-1149-y (NSC 102-2221-E-007-057-MY3; MOST 103-2218-E-007-023; MOST 104-2911-I-007-502) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.035)

2.           Chien, Chen-Fu, Dou, R.-L., and Fu, W.-H. (Forthcoming), “Strategic Capacity Planning for Smart Production: Decision Modeling under Demand Uncertainty,” Applied Soft Computing, 1-10. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asoc.2017.06.001 (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.541)

3.           Chien, Chen-Fu, Hong, T.-Y. and Guo, H.-Z. (2017), “An empirical study for smart production for TFT-LCD to empower Industry 3.5,” Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers, 40(7), 552-561. DOI: 552-561. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02533839.2017.1372220 (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 0.395)

4.           Lin, K.-Y., Yu, A. P.-I., Chu, P.-C., and Chien, Chen-Fu (2017), “User-experience-based design of experiments for new product development of consumer electronics and an empirical study,” Journal of Industrial and Production Engineering, 34(7), 504-519. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21681015.2017.1363089 (EI/TSSCI)

5.           Jamrus, T., Chien, Chen-Fu, Gen, M., and Sethanan, K. (2017), “Hybrid particle swarm optimization combined with genetic operators for flexible job-shop scheduling under uncertain processing time for semiconductor manufacturing” IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, PP(99), 1-1, DOI 10.1109/TSM.2017.2758380 (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 1.332)

6.           Wang, H.-K., Chien, Chen-Fu, and Chou, C.-W. (2017), “An empirical study of bio manufacturing for the scheduling of hepatitis in vitro diagnostic device with constrained process time window,” Computers & Industrial Engineering,114,31-44. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cie.2017.09.023 (MOST 104-2218-E-007-014; MOST 105-2622-8-007-002-TM1; MOST105-2221-E-007-078-MY3; 105N536CE1; 102A26; GBC) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 2.623)

7.           Yu, C.-M., Chien, Chen-Fu, and Kuo, C.-J. (2017), “Exploit the Value of Production Data to Discover Opportunities for Saving Power Consumption of Production Tools,” IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, 30(4), 345-350. DOI: 10.1109/TSM.2017.2750712. (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 1.332)

8.           Chien, Chen-Fu, Liu, C.-W., and Chuang, S.-C. (2017), “Analysing semiconductor manufacturing big data for root cause detection of excursion for yield enhancement,” International Journal of Production Research, 55(17), 5095-5107. DOI:10.1080/00207543.2015.1109153. (NSC 100-2628-E-007-017-MY3; NSC 102-2221-E-007-057-MY3; NSC102-2622-E-007-013; MOST 103-2218-E-007-023; 100A0259JC) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 2.325)

9.           Chamnanlor, C., Sethanan, K., Gen, M., and Chien, Chen-Fu (2017), "Embedding Ant System in Genetic Algorithm for Re-entrant Hybrid Flow Shop Scheduling Problems with Time Window Constraints," Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 28(8), 1915-1931. DOI: 10.1007/s10845-015-1078-9. (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.035)

10.        Chien, Chen-Fu and Lin, K.-Y. (2016), “Constructing the Framework of Semiconductor Overall Fab Performance Indices for Total Resource Management (建構半導體晶圓廠整廠績效指標架構與全面資源管理),” Journal of Management and System, 23(4), 451-474. (管理與系統) (NSC 102-2221-E-007 -057 -MY3; NSC 105-2410-H-468-002-MY2; MOST 103-2218-E-007-023; 99A0286JC; 104N2074E1) (TSSCI)

11.        Chu, P.-C., Chen, C.-C., Chien, Chen-Fu (2016), “Analyzing TFT-LCD Array Big Data for Yield Enhancement and an Empirical Study of TFT-LCD Manufacturing in Taiwan,” International Journal of Industrial Engineering: Theory, Applications and Practice, 23(5),318-331. (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 0.537)

12.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Kerh, R., Lin, K.-Y., and Yu, API (2016), "Data-driven Innovation to Capture User-experience Product Design: An Empirical Study for Notebook Visual Aesthetics Design," Computers & Industrial Engineering, 99, 162-173. (NSC 102-2221-E-007-057-MY3; MOST 105-2622-8-007-002-TM1, MOST 105-2410-H-468-002-MY2; MOST 103-2218-E-007-023; MOST 105-2221-E-007-078-MY3; 104N2074E1) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 2.623)

13.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Hsu, C.-Y., Morrison, J.-R., Dou, R. (2016), “Semiconductor manufacturing intelligence and automation” Computers and Industrial Engineering, 99(C), 315-317. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cie.2016.06.020 (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 2.623)

14.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Hu, C.-H., and Hu, Y.-F. (2016), “Overall Space Effectiveness (OSE) for Enhancing Fab Space Productivity,” IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, 29(3), 239-247. (NSC 100-2628-E-007-017-MY3; MOST 103-2218-E-007-023; MOST 105-2622-8-007-002-TM1; 104N2074E1; 102A26) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 1.332)

15.        Lin, K.-Y., Chien, Chen-Fu, and Kerh, R. (2016), "UNISON Framework of Data-Driven Innovation for Extracting User Experience of Product Design of Wearable Devices," Computers & Industrial Engineering. 99, 487-502. (NSC 102-2622-E-007-013, NSC 102-2221-E-007-057-MY3, MOST 105-2622-8-007-002-TM1, MOST 105-2410-H-468-002-MY2) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 2.623)

16.        Xie, Y., Chien, Chen-Fu, and Tang, R.-Z. (2016), "A Dynamic Task Assignment Approach Based on Individual Worklists for Minimizing the Cycle Time of Business Processes," Computers & Industrial Engineering. 99, 401-414. (NSC 100-2628-E-007-017-MY3; 101N2074E1) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 2.623)

17.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Peng, J.-T., and Yu, H.-G. (2016), "Building Energy Saving Performance Indices for Cleaner Semiconductor Manufacturing and An Empirical Study," Computers & Industrial Engineering, 99, 448-457. (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 2.623)

18.        Jamrus, T. and Chien, Chen-Fu (2016), "Extended Priority-based Hybrid Genetic Algorithm for the Less-than-container Loading Problem," Computers & Industrial Engineering. 96, 227-236. (NSC 102-2221-E-007-057-MY3; MOST 103-2218-E-007-023; MOST 104-2622-E-007-002; 104N2074E1) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 2.623)  

19.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Chou, C.-W., and Yu, H.-C. (2016), "A Novel Route Selection and Resource Allocation Approach to Improve the Efficiency of Manual Material Handling System in 200-mm Wafer Fabs for Industry 3.5," IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 13(4), 1567-1580. (NSC 102-2221-E-007-057-MY3, MOST 103-2622-E-007-002-TM1, NSC 102-2622-E-007-013, and MOST 103-2218-E-007-023; 105N536CE1) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.958)

20.        Chen, Y.-J., Chien, Chen-Fu, Huang, H.-M. (2016), "Constructing a Data Mining Framework for Analyzing Defect Patterns in Color Filter and Microlens (建構彩色濾光膜及微透鏡缺陷樣型分析之資料挖礦架構)," Journal of Information Management, 23(2), 129-153. (資訊管理學報) (MOST 103-2218-E-007-023; MOST 104-2622-E-007-002; 101A51; 104N2074E1; 105N536CE1) (TSSCI)

21.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Lin, K.-Y., Sheu, J.-B., and Wu, C.-H. (2016), "Retrospect and Prospect on Operations and Management Journals in Taiwan: From Industry 3.0 to Industry 3.5 (台灣生產與作業管理之相關期刊文獻回顧與前瞻:從工業3.0到工業3.5)," Journal of Management, 33(1), 87-103. (管理學報) (TSSCI)

22.        Chou, C.-W. and Chien, Chen-Fu (2016), "Decision Analysis of Capacity Expansion Planning under Demand Uncertainty: A Case Study of TFT-LCD Industry (需求不確定性之產能擴充決策分析-TFT-LCD產業之個案研究)," Journal of Management & Systems, 23(1), 1-29. (管理與系統) (NSC 96-2221-E-007-048; NSC 100-2628-E-007-017-MY; NSC 102-2221-E-007-057-MY3; NSC 103-2622-E-007-002; MOST 104-2622-E-007-002; 103N2075E1; 102A26) (TSSCI)

23.        Zheng, J.-N., Chien, Chen-Fu, and Gen, M. (2015), “Multi-objective Multi-population Biased Random-key Genetic Algorithm for the 3-D Container Loading Problem," Computers & Industrial Engineering, 89, 80-87 DOI: 10.1016/j.cie.2014.07.012. (NSC 100-2628-E-007-017-MY3; NSC 102-2221-E-007-057-MY3; NSC 102-2811-E-007-005; 103N2075E1) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 2.623)

24.        Lin, Y.-H., Chien, Chen-Fu, Yu, C.-M. (2015), "UNISON Decision Analysis Framework for Workforce Planning for Semiconductor Fabs and an Empirical Study," International Journal of Industrial Engineering: Theory, Applications and Practice, 22(5),631-644. (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 0.537)

25.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Chu, P.-C., and Zhao, L. (2015), "Overall Resource Effectiveness (ORE) Indices for Total Resource Management and Case Studies," International Journal of Industrial Engineering: Theory, Applications and Practice, 22(5),618-630. (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 0.537)

26.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Chen, Y.-J., and Hsu, C.-Y. (2015), “A Novel Approach to Hedge and Compensate the Critical Dimension Variation of the Developed-and-Etched Circuit Patterns for Yield Enhancement in Semiconductor Manufacturing,” Computers & Operations Research, 53, 309-318. (NSC100-2628-E-007-017-MY3; NSC101-2811-E-007-004; NSC102-2622-E-007-013; 101N2073E1; 102N2075E1; 102A26) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 2.600)

27.        Fu, K.-N., Lin, K.-S., and Chien, Chen-Fu (2015), "Constructing on the Industrial Safety Performance Index Framework and an Empirical Study for Semiconductor Industry (建構工業安全績效指標-以半導體廠為例)," Journal for SME Development, 35, 29-70. (中小企業發展季刊)

28.        Hsu, C.-Y., Lin, S.-C., and Chien, Chen-Fu (2015), "A Back-propagation Neural Network with a Distributed Lag Model for Semiconductor Vendor-Managed Inventory," Journal of Industrial and Production Engineering, 32(3), 149-161. (NSC100-2628-E-007-017-MY3; MOST 103-2221-E-155-029-MY2; MOST 104-2622-E-007-002) (EI/TSSCI)

29.        Jamrus, T., Chien, Chen-Fu, Gen, M., and Sethanan, K. (2015), "Multistage Production Distribution under Uncertain Demands with Integrated Discrete Particle Swarm Optimization and Extended Priority-based Hybrid Genetic Algorithm," Fuzzy Optimization and Decision Making, 14(3), 265-287, DOI: 10.1007/s10700-014-9200-6. (NSC 100-2628-E-007-017-MY3; NSC 101-2811-E-007-004; NSC 102-2622-E-007-013; NSC 102-2811-E-007-005; 102N2075E1) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 1.681)

30.        Wang, H.-K., Chien, Chen-Fu, and Gen, M. (2015), "An Algorithm of Multi-subpopulation Parameters with Hybrid Estimation of Distribution for Semiconductor Scheduling with Constrained Waiting Time," IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, 28(3), 353-366, DOI: 10.1109/TSM.2015.2439054. (NSC 100-2628-E-007-017-MY3; MOST 103-2218-E-007-023; NSC 102-2622-E-007-013; 104N2074E1; 102A26) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 1.332) (2015 IEEE TSM Best Paper Award)

31.        Chien, Chen-Fu and Chuang, S.-C. (2014), "A Framework for Root Cause Detection of Sub-Batch Processing System for Semiconductor Manufacturing Big Data Analytics," IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, 27(4), 475-488. (NSC100-2628-E-007-017-MY3; NSC103-2622-E-007-002; 102N2075E1; 102A26) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 1.332)  

32.        Hao, X.-C., Wu, J.-Z., Chien, Chen-Fu, and Gen, M. (2014), “The Cooperative Estimation of Distribution Algorithm: A Novel Approach for Semiconductor Final Test Scheduling Problems,” Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 25(5), 867-879. (NSC101-2811-E-007-004; NSC100-2410-H-031-011-MY2; NSC 100-2628-E-007-017-MY3; 101N2073E1) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.035)

33.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Chang, K.-H., and Wang, W.-C. (2014), “An Empirical Study of Design-of-Experiment Data Mining for Yield-Loss Diagnosis for Semiconductor Manufacturing,” Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 25(5), 961-972. (NSC 99-2221-E-007-047-MY3; NSC 102-2622-E-007-013; 101N2073E1; 93A0309J8) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.035)

34.        Yu, H.-C., Lin, K.-Y., and Chien, Chen-Fu (2014), “Hierarchical Indices to Detect Equipment Condition Changes with High Dimensional Data for Semiconductor Manufacturing,” Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 25(5), 933-943. (NSC 100-2628-E-007-017-MY3; NSC 102-2622-E-007-013; 100A0259JC; 101N2074E1) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.035)  

35.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Zheng, J.-N., and Lin, Y.-J. (2014), “Determining the Operator-Machine Assignment for Machine interference Problem and an Empirical Study in Semiconductor Test Facility,” Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 25(5), 899-911. (NSC 99-2221-E-007-047-MY3; 101N2074E1) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.035)

36.        Chou, C.-W., Chien, Chen-Fu, and Gen, M. (2014), “A Multiobjective Hybrid Genetic Algorithm for TFT-LCD Module Assembly Scheduling,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 11(3), 692-705. (NSC 96-2221-E-007-048; NSC 102-2622-E-007-013; NSC 103-2622-E-007-002; NSC 102-2221-E-007-057-MY3; 102A26; 102N2075E1) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.958)

37.        Liao, C.-S., Hsieh, T.-J., Huang, Y.-S., and Chien, Chen-Fu (2014), “Similarity Searching for Defective Wafer Bin Maps in Semiconductor Manufacturing,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 11(3),953-960. (NSC 100-2221-E-007-108-MY3; NSC 100-2628-E-007-017-MY3; NSC 102-2221-E-007-075-MY3) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.958)

38.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Diaz, A.C., and Lan, Y.-B. (2014), "A Data Mining Approach for Analyzing Semiconductor MES and FDC Data to Enhance Overall Usage Effectiveness (OUE)," International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems, 7 (Supplement 2), 52-65. (NSC103-2622-E-007-002; NSC100-2628-E-007-017-MY3; 102A26; 102N2075E1; 103N2075E1; 96A0279J8) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 1.140)

39.        Lee, C.-Y. and Chien, Chen-Fu (2014), “Stochastic Programming for Vendor Portfolio Selection and Order Allocation Under Delivery Uncertainty,” OR Spectrum, 36(3), 761-797. (NSC 99-2221-E-007-047-MY3; NSC 102-2622-E-007-013; 101N2073E1; 101A53) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 1.557)

40.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Lin, K.-Y., and Yu, A. P.-I. (2014), "User-experience of tablet operating system: An experimental investigation of Windows 8, iOS 6, and Android 4.2," Computers & Industrial Engineering, 73, 75-84. (NSC100-2628-E-007-017-MY3; NSC102-2622-E-007-013; 102N2075E1) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 2.623)

41.        Chien, Chen-Fu and Hsu, C.-Y. (2014), "Data Mining for Optimizing IC Feature Designs to Enhance Overall Wafer Effectiveness," IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, 27(1), 71-82. (NSC 100-2628-E-007-017-MY3; NSC101-2221-E-155-035; NSC 102-2622-E-007-013; 102A26) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 1.332)

42.        Chamnanlor, C., Sethanan, K., Chien, Chen-Fu, and Gen, M. (2014), “Re-Entrant Flow Shop Scheduling Problem with Time Windows Using Hybrid Genetic Algorithm Based on Auto-Tuning Strategy,” International Journal of Production Research, 52(9), 2612-2629. (NSC 101-2811-E-007-004; NSC 101-2811-E-007-005; NSC100-2628-E-007-017-MY3; NTHU 101N2073E1) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 2.325)  

43.        Hsieh, L. Y., Chang, K-H., and Chien, Chen-Fu (2014), “Efficient Development of Cycle Time Response Surfaces Using Progressive Simulation Metamodeling,” International Journal of Production Research, 52(10), 3097-3109. (NSC 101-2628-E-007-010-MY3) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 2.325)  

44.        Lee, C.-Y., and Chen, C.-H., and Chien, Chen-Fu (2014), “A Simulation Analysis for Evaluating TFT-LCD Fab Capacity Expansion with a Distant Transportation Problem,” International Journal of Production Research, 52(6), 1868-1885. (NSC 100-2628-E-007-017-MY3) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 2.325)

45.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Chen, Y.-J., Hsu, C.-Y., and Wang, H.-K. (2014), “Overlay Error Compensation Using Advanced Process Control with Dynamically Adjusted Proportional-Integral R2R Controller,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 11(2), 473-484. (NSC 100-2628-E-007-017-MY3; NSC 100-2218-E-155-003) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.958)

46.        Li, X., Chien, Chen-Fu, Yang, L., and Gao, Z. (2014), “The Train Fueling Cost Minimization Problem with Fuzzy Fuel Prices,” Flexible Service and Manufacturing Journal, 26(1-2), 249-267. (NSC 100-2628-E-007-017-MY3; 101N2074E1) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 1.980)

47.        Chamnanlor, C., Sethanan, K., Chien, Chen-Fu, and Gen, M. (2013), “Hybrid Genetic Algorithms for Solving Reentrant Flow-Shop Scheduling with Time Windows,” Industrial Engineering & Management Systems, 12(4), 306-316. (NSC 101-2811-E-007-004; NSC 101-2811-E-007-005; NSC100-2628-E-007-017-MY3; NTHU 101N2073E1)

48.        Chen, C.-P., Chien, Chen-Fu, and Lin, C.-T. (2013), “Cluster Policies and Industry Development in the Hsinchu Science Park: A Retrospective Review after 30 Years,” Innovation: Management, Policy & Practice, 15(4), 416-436. (NSC99-3011-P007-001; 98e-012) (SSCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 0.950)

49.        Chen, Y.-J., Lin, T.-H., Chang, K.-H., and Chien, Chen-Fu (2013), “Feature Extraction for Defect Classification and Yield Enhancement in Color Filter and Micro-Lens Manufacturing and an Empirical Study,” Journal of Industrial and Production Engineering, 30(8), 510-517. (101A51; NSC 100-2628-E-007-017-MY3; NSC 101-2811-E-007-004; NSC 102-2622-E-007-013; 102N2075E1) (EI/TSSCI)

50.        Chou, M.-H., Chen, W.-C., and Chien, Chen-Fu (2013), “Research for Constructing the Inter-Fab Performance Evaluation Model to Enhance the Resource Allocation Decision Quality,” (建構半導體廠跨廠績效評估以提昇資源分配決策品質之研究) Journal of Quality, 20(4), 427-444. (NSC 99-2221-E-007-047-MY3; 96A0279J8; 101N2073E1) (EI) (in Chinese)

51.        Xie, Y., Chien, Chen-Fu, and Tang, R.-Z. (2013), “A Method for Estimating the Cycle Time of Business Processes with Many-to-Many Relationships among the Resources and Activities Based on Individual Worklists,” Computers & Industrial Engineering, 65(2), 194-206. (NSC 100-2628-E-007-017-MY3; 101N2074E1) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 2.623)

52.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Wu, J.-Z., and Wu, C.-C. (2013), “A Two-Stage Stochastic Programming Approach for New Tape-Out Allocation Decisions for Demand Fulfillment Planning in Semiconductor Manufacturing,” Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal, 25(3), 286-309. (SCI) (NSC 97-2221-E-007-111-MY3; NSC 100-2410-H-031-011-MY2; NSC99RA13) (2016 Impact Factor: 1.980)

53.        Chien, Chen-Fu and Kuo, R.-T. (2013), “Beyond Make-or-Buy: Cross-Company Short-Term Capacity Backup in Semiconductor Industry Ecosystem,” Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal, 25(3), 310-342. (NSC 97-2221-E-007-111-MY3) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 1.980)

54.        Chien, Chen-Fu, and Kuo, R.-T. (2013), “Service-embedded Manufacturing and TSMC Way for Wafer Foundry Service,” Industrial Engineering, 16(2), 1-10. (in Chinese)

55.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Zhao, L., and Chu, P.-C. (2013), “Research and Application of Industrial Engineering to Hospital Management in Taiwan,” Industrial Engineering, 16(1), 1-8. (in Chinese)

56.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Chen, C.-P., and Lin, K.-Y. (2013), An Investigation of Planning a Research Park in Hsinchu Science Park Area,” (在新竹科學工業園區及週邊規劃研究園區之研究) Journal of Management and Systems, 20(2), 227-255. (NSC 99-3011-P007-00198e-012) (TSSCI)

57.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Hsu, C.-Y., and Chen, P.-L. (2013), “Semiconductor Fault Detection and Classification for Yield Enhancement and Manufacturing Intelligence,” Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal, 25(3), 367-388. (NSC 99-2221-E-007-047-MY3; NSC 100-2410-H-155-048) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 1.980)

58.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Hsu C.-Y., and Chang, K.-H. (2013), “Overall Wafer Effectiveness (OWE): A Novel Industry Standard for Semiconductor Ecosystem as a Whole,” Computers & Industrial Engineering, 65(1), 117-127. (NSC 99-2221-E-007-047-MY3) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 2.623)  

59.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Peng, J.-T., and Hsu, C.-Y. (2013), “Research on Framework of University-Industry Collaboration for Enhancing Sustainable Growth for NSC Science Park”, (產學合作模式之研究-以科學工業園區固本精進產學合作計畫為例) Journal of Management and Systems, 20(1), 27-54. (NSC 97-2221-E-007-111-MY3) (TSSCI) (管理與系統)

60.        Liu, C.-W. and Chien, Chen-Fu (2013), “An Intelligent System for Wafer Bin Map Defect Diagnosis: An Empirical Study for Semiconductor Manufacturing,” Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 26(5-6), 1479-1486. (NSC 100-2628-E-007-017-MY3) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 2.894)

61.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Hsu, S.-C., and Chen, Y.-J. (2013), “A System for Online Detection and Classification of Wafer Bin Map Defect Patterns for Manufacturing Intelligence,” International Journal of Production Research, 51(8), 2324-2338. (NSC 100-2628-E-007-017-MY3) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 2.325)

62.        Jin, H., Wang, Z., and Chien, Chen-Fu (2012), “A Cut-to-Order Strategy for One-Dimensional Cable Cutting and a Case Study,” Journal of the Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers, 29(8), 572-586. (NSC 100-2628-E-007-017-MY3) (EI/TSSCI) (工業工程學刊)

63.        Hsu, C.-Y., Chien, Chen-Fu, and Chen, P. (2012), “Manufacturing Intelligence for Early Warning of Key Equipment Excursion for Advanced Equipment Control in Semiconductor Manufacturing,” Journal of the Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineer, 29(5), 303-313. (NSC 100-2628-E-007-017-MY3; NSC: 100-2218-E-155-003) (EI/TSSCI) (工業工程學刊)

64.        Huang, Y.-C., Zheng, J.-N., and Chien, Chen-Fu (2012), “Decision Support System for Rehabilitation Scheduling to Enhance the Service Quality and Resource Effectiveness of Health Care,” Journal of the Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineer, 29(5), 348-363. (NSC 100-2628-E-007-017-MY3; 101N2705E1) (EI/TSSCI) (工業工程學刊)

65.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Wu C., and Chiang, Y. (2012), “Coordinated Capacity Migration and Expansion Planning for Semiconductor Manufacturing under Demand Uncertainties,” International Journal of Production Economics, 135(2), 860-869. (NSC 97-2221-E-007-111-MY3) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.493)  

66.        Chien, Chen-Fu and Lin, K. (2012), “Manufacturing Intelligence for Hsinchu Science Park Semiconductor Sales Prediction,” Journal of the Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers, 29(2), 98-110. (NSC 97-2221-E-007-111-MY3, 99RA13, NSC 99-2911-I-007-033) (EI/TSSCI) (工業工程學刊)

67.        Wu, J.-Z., Chien, Chen-Fu, and Gen, M. (2012), “Coordinating Strategic Outsourcing Decisions for Semiconductor Assembly Using a Bi-Objective Genetic Algorithm,” International Journal of Production Research, 50(1), 235-260. (NSC 97-2221-E-007-111-MY3) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 2.325)

68.        Li, X., Chien, Chen-Fu, Li, L., Gao, Z., and Yang, L. (2012), “Energy-Constraint Operation Strategy for High-Speed Railway,” International Journal of Innovative Computing, Information and Control, 8(10A), 6569-6583 (EI).

69.        Wu, J.-Z., Hao, X.-C., Chien, Chen-Fu, and Gen, M. (2012), “A Novel Bi-Vector Encoding Genetic Algorithm for the Simultaneous Multiple Resources Scheduling Problem,” Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 23(6), 2255-2270. (SCI) (NSC 97-2221-E-007-111-MY3; NSC: 99RA13; NSC 99-2410-H-031-002) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.035)

70.        Chien, Chen-Fu and Zheng, J.-N. (2012), “Mini-Max Regret Strategy for Robust Capacity Expansion Decisions in Semiconductor Manufacturing,” Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 23(6), 2151-2159. (SCI) (NSC 97-2221-E- 007-111-MY3; NSC 99RA13) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.035)

71.        Ko, C., Peng, J.-T., and Chien, Chen-Fu (2012), “Analyzing Competitive Strategy of Networking ODM - An Illustration of LAN Product (網路通訊代工廠之競爭策略分析:以區域網路為例),” Journal for SME Development, 26, 1-45. (NSC 99-2221-E-007 -047-MY3)(中小企業發展季刊)

72.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Hsu C.-Y., and Hsiao, C. (2012), “Manufacturing Intelligence to Forecast and Reduce Semiconductor Cycle Time,” Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 23(6), 2281-2294. (NSC 97-2221-E-007-111-MY3) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.035)

73.        Lin, Y.-W., Yu, C.-M., and Chien, Chen-Fu (2011), “A Linkage Analysis of Industry Trend and Macroeconomic Leading Indicators for Small and Medium-Sized High-Tech Companies in Taiwan - An Empirical Study in LED Industry (台灣中小型高科技公司之產業發展趨勢預測分析-以LED為例),” Journal for SME Development, 22, 127-152. (NSC 99-2221-E-007-047-MY3) (中小企業發展季刊)

74.        Chien, Chen-Fu and Hu, C.-H. (2011), “Total Resource Management Framework: An Empirical Study of Semiconductor Fab,” Journal of Quality, 18(6), 581-607. (NSC 97-2221-E-007-111-MY3) (EI) (品質學報)

75.        Chien, Chen-Fu and Hsu, C.-Y. (2011), “UNISON Analysis to Model and Reduce Step-and-Scan Overlay Errors for Semiconductor Manufacturing,” Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 22(3), 399-412. (NSC 96-2628-E-007-035-MY3) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.035)

76.        Chen, W. and Chien, Chen-Fu (2011), “Measuring Relative Performance of Wafer Fabrication Operations: A Case Study,” Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 22(3), 447-457. (NSC 97-2221-E-007-111-MY3) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.035)

77.        Chen, L.-F. and Chien, Chen-Fu (2011), “Manufacturing Intelligence for Class Prediction and Rule Generation to Support Human Capital Decisions for High-Tech Industries,” Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal, 23(3), 263-289. (NSC 97-2221-E-007-111-MY3) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 1.980)

78.        Chien, Chen-Fu, and Kuo, R.-T. (2011), “Industrial Engineering is Shifting Paradigm in Taiwan’s Industry,” Industrial Engineering, 14(4), 1-10. (in Chinese)

79.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Dauzere-Peres, S., Ehm, H., Fowler, J. W., Jiang, Z., Krishnaswamy, S., Lee, T.-E., Moench, L., and Uzsoy, R. (2011), “Modeling and Analysis of Semiconductor Manufacturing in a Shrinking World: Challenges and Successes,” European Journal of Industrial Engineering, 5(3), 254-271. (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 0.775)

80.        Chien, Chen-Fu and Hu, C.-H. (2011), “Macronix International Company LimitedManufacturing Strategic Decision Making,” Sun Yat-Sen Management Review, 19(1), 11-36. (NSC 97-2221-E-007-111-MY3) (TSSCI)

81.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Chen, J., and Wei, C. (2011), “Constructing a Comprehensive Modular Fuzzy Ranking Framework and Illustrations,” Journal of Quality, 18(4), 333-349. (NSC 99-2221-E-007-047-MY3) (EI)

82.        Chen, W.-C. and Chien, Chen-Fu (2011), “Evaluating Capacity Pooling Strategy in Semiconductor Manufacturing: A Productivity Perspective Study,” International Journal of Production Research, 49(12), 3635-3652. (NSC 97-2221-E-007-111-MY3) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 2.325)

83.        Kuo, C.-J., Chien, Chen-Fu, and Chen, C.-D. (2011), “Manufacturing Intelligence to Exploit the Value of Production and Tool Data to Reduce Cycle Time,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 8(1), 103-111. (NSC 96-2628-E-007-035-MY3) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.958) (2011 IEEE TASE Best Paper Award)

84.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Wu, J.-Z., and Weng, Y.-D. (2010), “Modeling Order Assignment for Semiconductor Assembly Hierarchical Outsourcing and Developing the  Decision Support System,” Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal, 22(1-2), 109-139. (NSC97-2221-E-007-111-MY3; NSC99-2410-H-031-002) (2016 Impact Factor: 1.980)

85.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Chen, W., and Hsu, S. (2010), “Requirement Estimation for Indirect Workforce Allocation in Semiconductor Manufacturing,” International Journal of Production Research, 48(23), 6959-6976. (NSC 97-2221-E-007-111-MY3) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 2.325)

86.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Chen, Y.-J., and Peng, J.-T. (2010), “Manufacturing Intelligence for Semiconductor Demand Forecast Based on Technology Diffusion and Product Life Cycle,” International Journal of Production Economics, 128(2), 496-509.(NSC 96-2628-E-007-035-MY3) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.493)

87.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Shih, C., and Chen, T. (2010), “Dedicated Wafer Sorting: Ardentec Wafer Testing Service,” Management Review, 29(2), 3-11. (98-EC-17-A-02-S2-0999) (TSSCI).

88.        Hsu, C.-Y., Chien, Chen-Fu, Lin, K.-Y., and Chien, C. (2010), “Data Mining for Yield Enhancement in TFT-LCD Manufacturing and an Empirical Study,” Journal of the Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers, 27(2), 140-156. (NSC 96-2221-E-007-048) (EI/TSSCI).

89.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Lee, C., Huang, Y., and Wu, W. (2009), “An Efficient Computational Procedure for Determining the Container Loading Pattern,” Computers & Industrial Engineering, 56(3), 965-978. (NSC88-2213-E-007-045; NSC95-2221-E-007-126) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 2.623)

90.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Yu, C.-M., and Hsu, S.-C. (2009), “UNISON Decision Analysis Framework for Constructing the Workforce Planning Decision Model for Semiconductor Manufacturing Fab,” Journal of Management and Systems, 16(2), 157-180. (NSC 96-2628-E-007-035-MY3) (TSSCI)

91.        Chen, C.-P. and Chien, Chen-Fu (2009), "What Constitutes ‘A Quality Decision’?," Journal of Quality, 16(2), 87-94. (EI)

92.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Chen, C.-P., and Chen, C.-H. (2009), “Designing Performance Indices and a Novel Mechanism for Evaluating Government R&D Projects,” Journal of Quality, 16(2), 119-135. (NSC90-3012-P-007-001; NSC96-2628-E-007-035-MY3) (EI)

93.        Wang, K., Lin, Y.-S., Chien, Chen-Fu, and Chen, J.-C. (2009), “A Fuzzy-Knowledge Resource-Allocation Model of the Semiconductor Final Test Industry,” Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 25(1), 32-41. (NSC 96-2628-E-007-035-MY3) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 2.846)

94.        Lin, K. and Chien, Chen-Fu (2009), “Cluster Analysis of Genome-Wide Expression Data for Feature Extraction,” Expert Systems with Applications, 36(2), 3327-3335. (NSC 94-2213-E-007-049; NSC 95-2221-E-007-126) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.928)

95.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Huang, Y., and Hu, C. (2008), “A Hybrid Approach of Data Mining and Genetic Algorithm for Rehabilitation Scheduling,” International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management, 16(1/2), 76-100. (NSC 93-2213-E-007-008)

96.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Tseng, F., and Chen, C. (2008), “An Evolutionary Approach to Rehabilitation Patient Scheduling: a Case Study,” European Journal of Operational Research, 189(3), 1234-1253. (NSC92-2213-E-007-090; NSC93-2213-E-007-033) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.297)

97.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Lin, Y., and Cheng, J. (2008), “Construct Fuzzy Decision Tree for Mining Interrelated Semiconductor Manufacturing Data for Yield Enhancement (建構模糊決策樹及其在有交互作用之半導體資料之資料挖礦以提昇良率之研究),” Journal of Quality, 15(3), 193-210. (NSC 95-2221-E-007-125) (EI)

98.        Chien, Chen-Fu and Chen, L. (2008), “Data Mining to Improve Personnel Selection and Enhance Human Capital: A Case Study in High-Technology Industry,” Expert Systems with Applications, 34(1), 280-290. (NSC94-2213-E-007-050) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.928) (Award of Expert Systems with Applications Most Cited Articles 2008)

99.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Hu, C., and Lin, C. (2008), “Analysing Inspection Frequency for Wafer Bumping Process and an Empirical Study of UNISON Decision Framework,” International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management, 14(1/2), 130-144. (NSC 91-2622-E-007-035-CC3)

100.    Wu, J. and Chien, Chen-Fu (2008), “Modeling Semiconductor Testing Job Scheduling and Dynamic Testing Machine Configuration,” Expert Systems with Applications, 35(1-2), 485-496. (NSC95-2221-E-007-125; NSC 96-2213-E-007-002) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.928)

101.    Lin, C., Chien, Chen-Fu, and Hu, C. (2008), “UNISON Decision Analysis Framework for Constructing the Process Validation Model for Liquid Crystal Manufacturing Plant,” Journal of Quality, 15(5), 313-326. (NSC94-2213-E-007-050; NSC 95-2221-E-007-125) (EI)

102.    Wu, J. and Chien, Chen-Fu (2008), “Modeling Strategic Semiconductor Assembly Outsourcing Decisions Based on Empirical Settings,” OR Spectrum, 30(3), 401-430. (NSC 96-2628-E-007 -035 -MY3) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 1.557)

103.    Chien, Chen-Fu and Chen, L. (2007), “Using Rough Set Theory to Recruit and Retain High-Potential Talents for Semiconductor Manufacturing,” IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, 20(4),  528-541. (NSC94-2213-E-007-050) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 1.332)

104.    Chien, Chen-Fu, Chen, W., Lo, F.-Y., and Lin, Y. (2007), “A Case Study to Evaluate the Productivity Changes of the Thermal Power Plants of the Taiwan Power Company,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion , 22(3), 680-688. (NSC91-2218- E-007-007) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.808)

105.    Chien, Chen-Fu (2007), “Made in Taiwan: Shifting Paradigms in High-Tech Industries,” Industrial Engineer, 39(2), 47-49. (SCI) (invited feature article based on my keynote speech in IEEM 2006, Weihai, China)

106.    Chien, Chen-Fu, Wang, H., and Wang, M. (2007), “A UNISON Framework for Analyzing Alternative Strategies of IC Final Testing for Enhancing Overall Operational Effectiveness,” International Journal of Production Economics, 107(1), 20-30. (NSC NSC87-2213-E-007-047; NSC94-2213-E-007-050) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.493)

107.    Chien, Chen-Fu and Chen, C. (2007), “A Novel Timetabling Algorithm for a Furnace Process for Semiconductor Fabrication with Constrained Waiting and Frequency-based Setups,” OR Spectrum , 29(3), 391-419. (NSC93-2213-E-007-008) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 1.557)

108.    Chien, Chen-Fu and Chen, C. (2007), “Using GA and CTPN for Modeling the Optimization-based Schedule Generator of a Generic Production Scheduling System,” International Journal of Production Research, 45(8), 1763-1789. (NSC93-2213-E-007-008) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 2.325)

109.    Chien, Chen-Fu, Wang, W., and Cheng, J. (2007), “Data Mining for Yield Enhancement in Semiconductor Manufacturing and an Empirical Study,” Expert Systems with Applications, 33(1), 192-198. (NSC93-2213-E-007-008) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.928)

110.    Chien, Chen-Fu, Chen, H., Wu, J., and Hu, C. (2007), “Construct the OGE for Promoting Tool Group Productivity in Semiconductor Manufacturing,” International Journal of Production Research, 45(3), 509-524. (NSC93-2213-E-007-008; NSC94-2213-E-007-050) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 2.325)

111.    Leachman, R., Ding, S., and Chien, Chen-Fu (2007), “Economic Efficiency Analysis of Wafer Fabrication,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 4(4), 501-512. (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.958)

112.    Hsu, S. and Chien, Chen-Fu (2007), “Hybrid Data Mining Approach for Pattern Extraction from Wafer Bin Map to Improve Yield in Semiconductor Manufacturing,” International Journal of Production Economics, 107(1), 88-103. (NSC93-2213-E-007-008) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.493)  

113.    Chien, Chen-Fu, Li, H.C., and Jiang, A. (2006), “Data Mining for Improving the Solder Bumping Process in the Semiconductor Packaging Industry,” International Journal of Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance and Management, 14(1-2), 43-57. (NSC 91-2622-E-007-035-CC3)

114.    Chien, Chen-Fu and Lin, K. (2006), “A Data Mining Framework for Binary cDNA Bio-Chip Data Analysis and its Validation,” Journal of Information Management, 13(4), 133-159. (NSC93-2213-E-007-033; NSC94-2213-E-007-049) (TSSCI)

115.    Chien, Chen-Fu and Hsu, C.-Y. (2006), “A Novel Method for Determining Machine Subgroups and Backups with an Empirical Study for Semiconductor Manufacturing,” Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 17(4), 429-439. (NSC93-2213-E-007-008) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.035)

116.    Chien, Chen-Fu, Peng, J., Huang, K., and Chou, K. (2006), “A Portfolio Decision Study for Customer Relationship Management: An Empirical Study on the Selection of Songs for Selected Album (組合決策於顧客關係管理之應用-歌手發行精選專輯之歌曲組合為實證),” Journal of Quality, 13(2), 175-190. (in Chinese) (NSC 92-2213-E-007-090) (EI) (品質學報)

117.    Chien, Chen-Fu (2005), “Modifying the Inconsistency of Bayesian Network and a Comparison Study for Fault Location on Electricity Distribution Feeder,” International Journal of Operational Research, 1(1-2), 188-203. (NSC93-2213-E-007-008)

118.    Chien, Chen-Fu, Wang, I., and Chen, L.-F. (2005), “Using Data Mining to Improve the Quality of Human Resource Management of Operators in Semiconductor Manufactures (利用資料挖礦提升半導體廠製造技術員人力資源管理品質),” Journal of Quality, 12(1), 9-28. (in Chinese) (NSC90-2218-E-007-050; NSC91-2213-E-007-019; NSC92-2213-E-007-090) (EI)

119.    Wang, H., Chien, Chen-Fu, and Liu, C. (2005), “Demand Forecasting Using Bayesian Experiment with Non-Homogenous Poisson Process Model,” International Journal of Operations Research, 2(1), 21-29. (NSC93-2213-E-007-008)

120.    Peng, J., Chang, S., Chien, Chen-Fu, and Yang, J. (2005), “Constructing a Data Mining Framework of Association Rule and an Empirical Study for Fault Location (建構關聯規則資料挖礦架構及其在台電配電事故定位之研究),” Journal of Information Management, 12(4), 121-141. (NSC 87-TPC-E-007-009NSC91-2213-E-007-050) (TSSCI)

121.    Wei, J.-C., Chien, Chen-Fu, and Wang, M.-J. (2005), “An AHP-based Approach to ERP System Selection,” International Journal of Production Economics, 96(1), 47-62. (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.493)

122.    Chien, Chen-Fu, Hsiao, A., and Wang, I. (2004), “Constructing Semiconductor Manufacturing Performance Indexes and Applying Data Mining for Manufacturing Data Analysis (建構半導體製造管理目標層級架構與製造資料之資料挖礦),” Journal of the Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers, 21(4), 313-327. (NSC90-2218-E-007-050; NSC91-2213-E-007-019; NSC92-2213-E-007-090) (EI/TSSCI)

123.    Chien, Chen-Fu and Shi, Y. (2004), “Global Manufacturing Network and Supply Chain Management for the Electronics Industry,” International Journal of Business, 9(4), 327-328. (NSC 92-2911-I-007-009; NSC 93-2911-I-007-002)

124.    Chien, Chen-Fu and Deng, J. (2004), “A Container Packing Support System for Determining and Visualizing Container Packing Patterns,” Decision Support Systems, 37(1), 23-34. (NSC89-2213-E-007-029) (SCI/SSCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.222)

125.    Huang, Y., Chen, Y., and Chien, Chen-Fu (2004), “Constructing the Network Medicine Order System for Hsinchu Science Park and Empirical Study,” The Journal of Taiwan Association for Medical Informatics, 13(2), 35-46. (in Chinese)

126.    Peng, J.-T., Chien, Chen-Fu, and Tseng, B. (2004), “Rough Set Theory for Data Mining for Fault Diagnosis on Distribution Feeder,” IEE Proceedings-Generation, Transmission, and Distribution, 151(6), 689-697. (NSC91-2213-E-007-050) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 0.868)

127.    Chen, C.-T., Chien, Chen-Fu, Lin, M.-H. and Wang, J.-T.(2004), “Using DEA to Evaluate R&D Performance of the Computers and Peripherals Firms in Taiwan,” International Journal of Business, 9(4), 347-359. (NSC 92-2911-I-007-009; NSC 93-2911-I-007-002)

128.    Huang, Y., Chien, Chen-Fu, Liu, C.-M., Lai, W.-C., and Liu, S.-C. (2004), “Constructing Web-based Hospital Executive Information System and an Empirical Study,” Journal of the Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers, 21(2), 101-112. (NSC90-2218-E-007-050; NSC91-2213-E-007-019; NSC92-2213-E-007-090) (EI/TSSCI)

129.    Chien, Chen-Fu and Wu, J. (2003), “Analyzing Repair Decisions in the Site Imbalance Problem of Semiconductor Test Machines,” IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, 16(4), 704-711. (NSC89-2213-E-007-118) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 1.332)

130.    Chien, Chen-Fu, Lee, P., and Peng, C. (2003), “Semiconductor Manufacturing Data Mining for Clustering and Feature Extraction,” Journal of Information Management, 10(1), 63-84. (in Chinese) (NSC89-2213-E-007-118) (TSSCI)

131.    Chien, Chen-Fu, Chang, K., and Chen, C. (2003), “Design of Sampling Strategy for Measuring and Compensating Overlay Errors in Semiconductor Manufacturing,” International Journal of Production Research, 41(11), 2547-2561. (NSC89-2213-E-007-118) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 2.325)

132.    Chien, Chen-Fu, Lo, F.-Y., and Lin, J.T. (2003), “Using DEA to Measure the Relative Efficiency of the Service Center and Improve Operation Efficiency through Reorganization,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 18(1), 366-373. (NSC89-2213-E-007-003) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 5.680)

133.    Wang, K.-M. and Chien, Chen-Fu (2003), “A Retrospective Study of the Development of Theories of Industrial Engineering and its Application in Taiwan,” Industrial Engineering and Management, 8(3), 1-5,23.

134.    Peng, C. and Chien, Chen-Fu (2003), “Data Value Development to Enhance Yield and Maintain Competitive Advantage for Semiconductor Manufacturing,” International Journal of Service Technology and Management, 4(4-6), 365-383. (NSC89-2213-E-007-118)

135.    Chang, P. and Chien, Chen-Fu (2003), “Managing Technologies to Enhance and Enrich Services in High-Tech Industry,” International Journal of Service Technology and Management, 4(4-6), 323-330.

136.    Wang, K. and Chien, Chen-Fu (2003), “Designing an Internet-Based Group Decision Support System,” Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 19(1-2), 65-77. (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 2.846)

137.    Chien, Chen-Fu (2002), “A Portfolio-Evaluation Framework for Selecting R&D Projects,” R&D Management, 32 (4), 359-368. (NSC90-3012-P-007-001) (SSCI/SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 1.482)

138.    Chien, Chen-Fu, Chen, S., and Lin, Y. (2002), “Using Bayesian Network for Fault Location on Distribution Feeder,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, 17(3), 785-793. (NSC 87-TPC-E-007-009) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 3.218)

139.    Chien, Chen-Fu, Lin, D., Liu, Q., Peng, C., Hsu, C., and Huang, C. (2002), “Developing a Data Mining Method for Wafer Bin Map Clustering and An Empirical Study in a Semiconductor Manufacturing Fab,” Journal of the Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers, 19(2), 23-38. (NSC89-2213-E-007-118) (EI/TSSCI) (in Chinese)

140.    Lin, J., Chien, Chen-Fu, Peng, J., Wu, T., Lee, C., and Lin, C. (2002), “Research on the Human Resource Supply for the Integrated Manufacturing Logistics and E-Commerce,” Management Research, 2(1), 103-126. (in Chinese)

141.    Wang, H., Chien, Chen-Fu., Hsu, S., and Lee, P. (2002), “A Data Mining Framework and an Empirical Study of Decision Tree Analysis in Semiconductor Manufacturing,” Journal of Technology Management, 7(1), 137-160. (NSC89-2213-E-007-118) (in Chinese) (科技管理學刊)

142.    Chien, Chen-Fu and Deng, J. (2001), “Optimization of Wafer Exposure Patterns Using a Two-Dimensional Cutting Algorithm,” International Transactions in Operational Research, 8(5), 535-545. (NSC89-2213-E-007-029)

143.    Chien, Chen-Fu., Lu, Y., Chang, S., Kuo, C., and Chen, H. (2001), “Constructing the Indexes for Evaluating Radio Spectrum Use Efficiency,” Journal of Technology Management, 6(1), 55-70. (NSC89-2213-E-007-003) (in Chinese) (科技管理學刊)

144.    Lo, F.Y., Chien, Chen-Fu., and Lin, J.T. (2001), “A DEA Study to Evaluate the Relative Efficiency and Investigate the District Reorganization of the Taiwan Power Company,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 16(1), 170-178. (NSC 88-2213-E-007-009) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 5.680)

145.    Chien, Chen-Fu., Lin, D., Peng, C., and Hsu, C. (2001), “Developing Data Mining Framework and Methods for Diagnosing Semiconductor Manufacturing Defects and an Empirical Study of Wafer Acceptance Test Data in a Wafer Fab”, Journal of the Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers, 18(4), 37-48. (NSC89-2213-E-007-118) (in Chinese) (EI/TSSCI) (工業工程學刊)

146.    Chien, Chen-Fu., Chang, K., and Chen, C. (2001), “Modeling Overlay Errors and Sampling Strategies to Improve Yield,” Journal of the Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers, 18(3), 95-103. (NSC 87-2213-E-007-047) (中國工業工程學會90年度「工業工程論文獎」, 中國工程師學會91年度「工程論文獎」) (EI/TSSCI) (工業工程學刊)

147.    Chien, Chen-Fu and Hsueh, C. (2001), “Grey Multiattribute Evaluation and an Empirical Study of Selecting Preventive Maintenance Operations for Electrical Multiple Unit (EMU),” Rapid Transit Systems & Technology, 24, 301-316. (NSC89-2213-E-007-003) (in Chinese) (捷運技術)

148.    Chien, Chen-Fu., Huang, S., and Weng, D. (2001), “A Decision Analysis Framework for Determining the Optimal Power Contract Capacity and An Empirical Study in a Semiconductor Fab,” Management Research, 1(1), 55-68. (NSC89-2213-E-007-118) (in Chinese) (管理研究學報)

149.    Chien, Chen-Fu., Hsu, S., and Deng, J. (2001), “A Cutting Algorithm for Optimizing the Wafer Exposure Pattern,” IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, 14(2), 157-162. (NSC88-2213-E-007-045) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 1.332)

150.    Wang, H and Chien, Chen-Fu. (2000), “A Proposed Bayesian Inference Framework and the Property of the Likelihood Function,” Journal of Management and Systems, 7(3), 305-326. (NSC87-2213-E-007-047) (TSSCI) (管理與系統)

151.    Chien, Chen-Fu., Liu, C., Wen, U., and Hsueh, C. (2000), “Research on Constructing Maintenance Performance Evaluation Indexes for the Peitou Depot, TRTC,” Rapid Transit Systems & Technology, 22, 71-78. (in Chinese) (捷運技術)

152.    Fang, G., Chien, Chen-Fu., Wang, H., Hsu, S., Huang, D., and Chen, C. (2000), “Constructing a FMEA Framework for Improving the Manufacturing Processes in Semiconductor Industry and its Illustrations,” Journal of the Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers, 17(2), 133-146. (NSC87-2213-E-007-047) (in Chinese) (EI/TSSCI) (工業工程學刊)

153.    Chien, Chen-Fu., Lin, J. T., Peng, J., and Wu, S. (2000), “A Study on the Customer Satisfaction of the Service Quality of a Service System: An Empirical Study of a University Library,” Journal of the Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers, 17(1), 1-13. (NSC87-2213-E-007-021) (in Chinese) (EI/TSSCI) (工業工程學刊)

154.    Chien, Chen-Fu and Wu, W. (1999), “A Framework of Modularized Heuristics for Determining the Container Loading Patterns,” Computers & Industrial Engineering, 37(1-2), 339-342. (NSC88-2213-E-007-045) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 2.623)

155.    Chien, Chen-Fu., Hsu, S., and Chen, C. (1999) “An Iterative Cutting Procedure for Determining the Optimal Wafer Exposure Pattern,” IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, 12(3), 375-377. (NSC87-2213-E-007-047) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 1.332)

156.    Chien, Chen-Fu and Wu, W. (1998), “A Recursive Computational Procedure for Container Loading,” Computers & Industrial Engineering, 35(1-2), 319-322. (NSC86-2221-E-007-059-T) (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 2.623)

157.    Liu, C., Chien, Chen-Fu., and Ho, I. (1998), “An Object-oriented Analysis and Design Method for Shop Floor Control Systems,” International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, 11(5), 379-400. (SCI) (2016 Impact Factor: 1.949)

158.    Chien, Chen-Fu and Jan, B. (1998) “A Decision Analysis Framework and an Illustration of Strategic Decision Making in a Semiconductor Fab,” Journal of Technology Management, 3(1), 137-156. (NSC86-2221-E-007-059-T) (in Chinese) (科技管理學刊)

159.    Chien, Chen-Fu and Sainfort, F. (1998), “Evaluating the Desirability of Meals: An Illustrative Multiattribute Decision Analysis Procedure to Assess Portfolios with Interdependent Items,” Journal of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis, 7(4), 230-238.

160.    Chien, Chen-Fu and Wu, W. (1997), “Medical Decision Making: An Illustration of Down Syndrome Diagnosis,” The Journal of China Association Medical Informatics, 6, 39-53. (醫療資訊雜誌)

161.    Lin, J. T., Chien, Chen-Fu., Peng, J., and Wu, S. (1997), “Comparing the Service Use of University Library and the Readers’ Service Involvement: An Empirical Study of the NTHU Library,” Bulletin of the Library Association of China, 59, 76-102. (in Chinese) (中華民國圖書館學會會報)

162.    Chien, Chen-Fu (1997), “The Development and Impact of a Health Support System: Lessons from the CHESS Experience,” The Journal of China Association Medical Informatics, 5, 1-11. (in Chinese) (醫療資訊雜誌)

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS AND KEYNOTE SPEECH

I have published and presented more than 150 conference papers. I also served as Keynote Speaker, International Program Committee, Organizing Committee, Section Chair, and Panelist in major international conferences including INFORMS, Computers & I.E., IEEM, IEEE SMTW, ISMI, and MASM conferences.

Keynote Speech

l   Keynote Speech, “Manufacturing big data analytics for smart production,” FAIM2017, Modena, Italy, June. 27-30, 2017.

l  Keynote Speech, “A Conceptual Framework for “Industry 3.5” and Empirical Studies,” IEEM2016, Wuhan, China, Sep. 16-18, 2016.

l  Keynote Speech, “Big Data Analytics to Empower Manufacturing Intelligence and Smart Production for “Industry 3.5”,” APIEMS 2015, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, December 08-11, 2015.

l  Keynote Speech, “Big Data Analytics for Digital Decision and Smart Production to Empower “Industry 3.5”,” the 45th International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering, Metz, France, October 28-30, 2015.

l  Keynote Speech, “Big Data Analytics and Decision Analysis for Manufacturing Intelligence to Empower Industry 3.5,” the 2015 International Symposium on Semiconductor Manufacturing Intelligence (ISMI 2015), KAIST, Daejeon, South Korea, Oct. 16-18, 2015.

l  Keynote Speech, “Big Data Analytics and Internet of Things to Empower Digital Manufacturing: Semiconductor Case Studies,” ICLS2015, Chiang Mai, Thailand, July 1-4, 2015.

l  Keynote Speech, “Big Data Analytics and Manufacturing Intelligence to Empower SMART Manufacturing,” IEEM2014, Zhuhai, China, Nov. 1-3, 2014.

l  Keynote Speech, “Integrated Solutions to Enable A+ Decisions: Challenges and Opportunities Learned from Empirical Studies in Semiconductor Manufacturing,” APIEMS 2011, Beijing, China, Oct. 14-16, 2011.

l  Keynote Speech, “Empirical Studies and Lessons Learned from Data Mining and Modeling the Decisions involved in Semiconductor Manufacturing,” the 8th International Symposium on Management Engineering, Taipei, Aug. 22-25, 2011.

l  Keynote Speech, “Modeling the decisions involved in high-tech manufacturing and opportunities for decision sciences,” International Conference in Management Sciences and Decision Making 2011, Taipei, Taiwan, May 21, 2011.

l  Keynote Speech, “Modeling and Analysis of the Decisions Involved in High-tech Manufacturing for Manufacturing Intelligence,” ICFIEA 2010, Shenzhen, China, Dec 16-18, 2010.

l  Keynote Speech, “Modeling and Analysis of the Decisions for Manufacturing Intelligence,” APIEMS 2010, Melaka, Malaysia, Dec 8-10, 2010.

l  Keynote Speech, “Economic Implications of Semiconductor Value Chain Evolution,” IEEE PEITS 2010, Shenzhen, China, Nov 19-21, 2010.

l  Keynote Speech, “Conceptual Framework and Empirical Studies for Industrial Engineering to Address the Industry as a Whole,” IEEM 2010, Xiamen, China, Oct 29-31, 2010.

l  Plenary lecture, “A Conceptual Methodology of ‘Industrial Engineering’ for ‘the Industry as a whole’: Semiconductor Industry as Illustration,” the 40th International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering, Awaji, Japan, July 26, 2010.

l  Keynote Speech, “Corporate Intelligence Management and Decision Quality,” 2010 Digitimes DAF Forum, Taipei, July 15, 2010.

l  Plenary lecture, “Value Chain Evolution in Semiconductor Industry in light of Moore's Law and Implementation,” the 2009 APIEMS, Kitakyushu, Japan, December 14-16, 2009.

l  Keynote Speech, “Value chain evolution in semiconductor industry in light of Moore’s Law”, the 13th Annual Cambridge International Manufacturing Symposium, September 25-26, 2008.

l  Invited Panelist, “Paradigm Shifts in High-tech industries”, Asia Business Conference 2008, Harvard Business School, March 8-9, 2008.

l  Keynote Speaker, “Manufacturing Strategic Decision Analysis: New Value Proposition of IE and Implications to IE Education” at the International Conference of Industrial Engineering and Engineering management 2007, Tianjin, China, 2007/10/22.

l  Lecture, “Economic Analysis of 450mm Wafer Migration”, tsmc position lecture, International Symposium for Semiconductor Manufacturing, Santa Carla, CA, 2007/10/15.

l  Plenary lecture, “Digital Decision Support for High-tech Manufacturing Strategies: New Paradigm of Automation”, IEEE CASE 2007, Arizona, USA, Sep 22-25, 2007.

l  Keynote Speaker, “Shifting paradigms of the roles of industrial engineering” at the IE&EM 2006 and the 1st International Conference on Asian Industrial Engineering & Engineering Management, Weihai City, Shandong, China, 2006/8/13. (Industrial Engineer that is published by IIE invited me to have a special report on my insights for their 2007 Feb. Issue)

l  Keynote Speech, “Form, Context, and Strategy: The Evolution of Decision and Strategy,” in Macronix Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology Workshop, Hsinchu, Taiwan, 2005/8/18.

l  Plenary Lecture, “New roles of industrial engineering and challenges for IE education” at the 11th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IE&EM 2005), Shenyang, China, 2005/4/24.

l  Keynote Speech, “Modeling and Analysis for Semiconductor Manufacturing” at 2004 TSMC Manufacturing Symposium, Hsinchu, Taiwan, 2004/9/9.

l  Keynote Speech, “Methods and Case Studies for Semiconductor Manufacturing: Challenges and Opportunities”, International Manufacturing Symposium of Shanghai Integrated Circuits Association, Shanghai, China, 2004/8/8.

HARVARD CASE STUDIES

 

1.       Shih, W., Shih, C., Chien, Chen-Fu, and Chang, Y. (2008), System on a Chip 2008: Global Unichip Corp., Harvard Business School Case Study (9-608-159).

2.       Shih, W., Shih, C., Chien, Chen-Fu, Yu, H., and Chiang, Y. (2008), Tong Lung Metal Industry Co., Ltd., Harvard Business School Case Study (9-608-158).

3.       Shih, W., Shih, C., and Chien, Chen-Fu (2008), Horizontal specialization and modularity in the semiconductor industry, Harvard Business School Case Study (9-609-001).

4.       Shih, W., Chien, Chen-Fu, Shih, C., and Chen, T. (2008), System on a Chip 2008: Ardentec Corporation, Harvard Business School Case Study (9-609-026).

5.       Shih, W., Chien, Chen-Fu, Shih, C., and Chang, J. (2009), The TSMC Way: Meeting Customer Needs at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Harvard Business School Case Study (9-610-003).

6.       Shih, W., Chien, Chen-Fu, Kuppuswamy, V., and Koai, Y. (2009), Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation, Harvard Business School Case Study (9-609-063).

7.       Shih, W., Chien, Chen-Fu, and Wang, J. (2010), Shanzhai! MediaTek and the “White Box” Handset Market, Harvard Business School Case Study (9-610-081).

8.       Shih, W. and Chien, Chen-Fu (2012). Global Unichip Corporation (A). Harvard Business School Case Study (613-048).

9.       Shih, W. and Chien, Chen-Fu (2012). Global Unichip Corporation (B). Harvard Business School Supplement 613-049.

10.   Shih, W., and Chien, Chen-Fu, and Wang, H.K. (2015). Epistar and the Global LED Market. Harvard Business School Case Study (615-053).

 

BOOK CHAPTERS AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS

 

1.       Chien, Chen-Fu, Hsu, C.-Y., Morrison, J. R, and Dou, R. (2016), Computers & Industrial Engineering, Special Issue on Semiconductor Manufacturing Intelligence and Automation, Pergamon Press, USA.

2.       Jamrus, T., Chien, C., Gen, M., Sethanan, K. (2015), "Flexible Multistage Forward/Reverse Logistics Network Under Uncertain Demands with Hybrid Genetic Algorithm ," in V. Kachitvichyanukul, K. Sethanan, P. Golinska- Dawson (Eds.), Toward Sustainable Operations of Supply Chain and Logistics Systems, Part V, 377-390. (NSC 102-2221-E-007-057-MY3; NSC 103-2622-E-007-002; MOST 103-2218-E-007-023; 102N2075E1; 102A26)

3.       Chien, Chen-Fu (2014), “Using Big Data Analytics to Enhance Manufacturing Intelligence—the TSMC case,” in: T.H. Davenport etc., Big Data, Harvard Business Review (Chinese version) , Taipei, Taiwan.

4.       Chien, Chen-Fu (2014), Decision Analysis and Management (2nd edition), Yeh-Yeh Book Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan. (textbook in Chinese, 538 pages)

5.       Chien, Chen-Fu and Hsu, C.-Y. (2014), Data Mining & Big Data Analytics, Future Career Publishing Corporation, Taipei, Taiwan. (textbook in Chinese, 529 pages)

6.       Chien, Chen-Fu and Li, M. (Guest Editors) (2014), International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems, Special Issue on Artificial Intelligence & Industrial Engineering, Taylor & Francis, UK. (EI)

7.       Chien, Chen-Fu and Wu, J.-Z. (Eds.) (2014), Industrial Engineering & Management Cases, Future Career Publishing Corporation, Taipei, Taiwan. 《產業工程與管理個案》

8.       Chien, Chen-Fu, Gen, M., Shi, Y., and Hsu, C.-Y. (Guest Editors) (2014), Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, special issue on Manufacturing intelligence and innovation for digital manufacturing and operational excellence, Springer-Verlag Publishing, Germany. (SCI)

9.       Chen, F.F., Chien, Chen-Fu and Wang, Y.-C. (Guest Editors) (2013), Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal, special issue on Semiconductor Manufacturing, Springer-Verlag Publishing, Germany. (SCI)

10.   Seki, H., Nose, T., Lee, Y.H., Chien, Chen-Fu and Gen, M. (Guest Editors) (2013), Computers and Industrial Engineering, special issue on Recent Advance in Intelligent Manufacturing Systems, Elsevier Science, Netherlands. (SCI)

11.   Zhang, W., Lin, L., Gen, M., and Chien, Chen-Fu (2012), “Hybrid Sampling Strategy-based Multiobjective Evolutionary Algorithm,” in CH Dagli (Eds.), Procedia Computer Science, 12, 96-101. (NSC 101-2811-E-007-004; NSC100-2628-E-007-017-MY3; 101N2073E1)

12.   Chien, Chen-Fu, Hsu, C.-Y. and Lin, S.-C. (2012), “Manufacturing Intelligence to Forecast the Customer Order Behavior for Vendor Managed Inventory,” in J. Watada, T. Watanabe, G. PhillipsWren; R.J. Howlett, L.C. Jain(Eds.), Intelligent Decision Technologies, 2(16), 51-60. (NSC99-2221-E-007-047-MY3; NSC 100-2410-H-155-048)

13.   Hsu, C.-Y., Chien, Chen-Fu and Lai, Y.-C. (2012), “Main Branch Decision Tree Algorithm for Yield Enhancement with Class Imbalance,” in J. Watada, T. Watanabe, G. PhillipsWren; R.J. Howlett, L.C. Jain (Eds.), Intelligent Decision Technologies, 1(15), 235-244. (NSC99-2221-E-007-047-MY3; NSC 100-2410-H-155-048)

14.   Chien, Chen-Fu, K.H. Kim, B. Liu, and M. Gen (Guest Editors) (2012), Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, special issue on Advanced Decision and Intelligence Technologies for Manufacturing and Logistics, Springer-Verlag Publishing, Germany. (SCI)

15.   Morrison, J.R., Chien, Chen-Fu, Dauzere-Peres, S., Dawande, M., Ding, H., Pettinato, J.S. and Yi, J.G. (Guest Editors) (2011), IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, special issue on Equipment and Operations Automation in the Semiconductor Industry, IEEE, USA. (SCI)

16.   Mitsuo Gen and Chien, Chen-Fu (Guest Editors) (2009), Computers and Industrial Engineering, special issue on Intelligent Manufacturing and Logistics, Elsevier Science, Netherlands. (SCI)

17.   Chien, Chen-Fu and H. Gruenther (Guest Editors) (2008), OR Spectrum, special issue on OR in the Electronics Industry, Springer-Verlag Publishing, Germany. (SCI)

18.   Zhang, M. T., Fowler, J., Chen, T.W., Shanthikumar, J.G. and Chien, Chen-Fu (Guest Editors) (2007), IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, special issue on e-Manufacturing in the Semiconductor Industry, IEEE, USA. (SCI)

19.   Chien, Chen-Fu and S. Wu (Guest Editors) (2007), International Journal of Production Economics, special issue on Building Core-competence through Operational Excellence, vol. 107, issue 1, Elsevier Science, Netherlands. (SCI)

20.   Chien, Chen-Fu (2005), Decision Analysis and Management, Yeh-Yeh Book Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan. (textbook in Chinese, 630 pages; Simple Chinese version published by Tsinghua University Press, Beijing, China in 2007) 《決策分析與管理:全面決策品質提升之架構與方法》

21.   Li, Z., Peterson, R., Chien, Chen-Fu and Xing, R. (2005), “Factor Analysis in Data Mining,” in: John Wang (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Data Warehousing and Mining (2 volumes), Idea Group Reference, New York.

22.   Chien, Chen-Fu, Y. Shih, C. Lin and J. Chen (2005), Handbook for Semiconductor Manufacturing Technologies and Management (Eds.), National Tsing Hua University Press, Hsinchu, Taiwan. (in Chinese, 700 pages) 《半導體製造技術與管理》

23.   Chien, Chen-Fu and Y. Shi (Guest Editors) (2004), International Journal of Business, special issue on Global Manufacturing Network and Supply Chain Management for the Electronics Industry, 9(4), Premier Publishing, USA. 

24.   Chang, P. and Chien, Chen-Fu (Guest Editors) (2003), International Journal of Service Technology and Management, special issue on Managing technologies to enhance and enrich services in high-tech industry, 4(4-6), Inderscience Publishers, UK.

25.   Wang, H., Chien, Chen-Fu and Kuo, C. (2003), “Analyzing Alternative Strategies of Semiconductor Final Testing,” in: Tetsuzo Tanino, Tamaki Tanaka, and Masahiro Insuiguchi (Eds.), Multi-objective Programming and Goal Programming, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 409-414.

26.   Peng, J. and Chien, Chen-Fu (2003), “A Study of Congestion Cost and Variance of Locational Price in a Competitive Generation Market,” in: Tetsuzo Tanino, Tamaki Tanaka, and Masahiro Insuiguchi (Eds.), Multi-objective Programming and Goal Programming, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 381-386.

27.   Chien, Chen-Fu (1996, May), Modeling Portfolio Selection Problems: A Framework and An Implementation Study. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A.

 

PATENTS AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES

 

1.           Chien,Chen-Fu, Wu, J.-Z. and Zheng, J.-N. (2017), Multi-objective semiconductor product capacity planning system and method thereof, USA Invention Patent (US9563857B2).

2.           Chien,Chen-Fu, Hsu, C.-Y. and Chen, Y.-J. (2016), Method of dispatching semiconductor batch production, USA Invention Patent (US9513626B2).

3.           Chang, K.-H. , Chien, Chen-Fu and Chen, Y.-J. (2015), Method of defect image classification through integrating image analysis and data mining, USA Invention Patent (US9082009B2).

4.           Chien, Chen-Fu and Wu, J.-Z. (2014), Photolithography capacity planning system and non-transitory computer readable media thereof, USA Invention Patent (US8863047B1).

5.           Chien, Chen-Fu and Hsu, C.-Y. (2013), Method for enhancing wafer exposure effectiveness and efficiency, USA Invention Patent (US8407631B2).

6.           Chien, Chen-Fu and Hu, C.-H. (2012), Factor analysis system and analysis method thereof, USA Invention Patent (US8200528B2).

7.           Lin, S.-L., Chien, Chen-Fu, Hsu, C.-Y. and Wu, I.-P. (2009), Method for analyzing overlay errors, USA Invention Patent (US7586609B2).

8.           Lin, C.-W., Chou, H.-H., Wang, Y.-J., Chien, Chen-Fu, Wang, J.-H. and Hsiao, C.-W. (2008), Methods for optimizing die placement, USA Invention Patent (US7353077B2).

9.           Chien, Chen-Fu, Chang, K.-H., Chen, C.-P. and Lin, S.-L. (2005), Overlay error model, sampling strategy and associated equipment for implementation, USA Invention Patent (US6975974B2).

10.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Hsu, S.-C. and Chen, C.-P. (2002), Procedure of alignment for optimal wafer exposure pattern, USA Invention Patent (US6368761B1).

11.        Chien, Chen-Fu and Hu, C.-H. (2017), Factor analysis system and method thereof, ROC Invention Patent (No. I571808).

12.        Chien, Chen-Fu and Wu, J.-Z. (2016), Photolithography capacity planning system and planning method thereof, ROC Invention Patent (No. I529633).

13.        Chang, K.- H., Chien, Chen-Fu and Chen, Y.-J. (2016), Method of optical defect detection through image analysis and data mining integrated, ROC Invention Patent (No. I525317).

14.        Chien, Chen-Fu, Hsu, C.-Y. and Chen, Y.-J. (2016), Method of dispatching semiconductor batch production, ROC Invention Patent (No. I523129).

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