In Taiwan, it is colloquially known as “Táidà” (台大). Its 1,086,167 m2 main campus is located in Taipei’s Da’an District. In addition, the university has 6 other campuses in Taipei and elsewhere, with a total area of 345,830,000 m2. The University consists of 11 colleges, 54 departments, 103 graduate institutes and 4 research centers. In 2010, the student body consisted of 17,514 undergraduate students and 15,824 graduate students.
The university was founded in 1928 by the Japanese administration during the Japanese colonial era and was then known as the Taihoku (Taipei) Imperial University. After World War II, the government of the Republic of China resumed the administration of Taihoku University and reorganized and renamed it National Taiwan University on November 15, 1945.
NTU is often considered to be among the most prestigious universities in Taiwan. It has strong ties with the Academia Sinica.
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The technology also has a simple structure and features a high degree of luminous efficiency
A research team at Taiwan’s National Defense University has recently been using nano-carbon materials to develop lightbulbs and tubes that are more energy-efficient and environmentally friendly than currently available products.
Ger Ming-der, a professor at the university’s Department of Chemical and Material Engineering at Chung Cheng Institute of Technology, said he and his team have received a local patent for their invention.
“We’re seeking more cooperative opportunities with private businesses to improve our invention so that it can be mass produced,” Ger told CNA.
Unlike LED lighting products, the team’s invention boasts nano-carbon materials that can be used to develop a light source in a mercury-free manufacturing process, he noted.
The technology also has a simple structure and features a high degree of luminous efficiency, as well as better color rendering, Ger added.
Another feature of the new invention is that it can be integrated into the country’s traditional lightbulb industry, he said