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Min-Shiang Hwang received the B.S. in Electronic Engineering from the National Taipei Institute of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan, in 1980; the M.S. in Industrial Engineering from the National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, in 1988; and a Ph.D. in Computer and Information Science from the National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, in 1995. He also studied Applied Mathematics at the National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, from 1984-1986.

Dr. Hwang passed the National Higher Examination in field "Electronic Engineer" in 1988. He also passed the National Telecommunication Special Examination in field "Information Engineering", qualified as advanced technician the first class in 1990.

From 1988 to 1991, he was the leader of the Computer Center at Telecommunication Laboratories (TL), Ministry of Transportation and Communications. He was also the chairman of the Department of Information Management, Chaoyang University of Technology (CYUT), Taiwan, during 1999-2002. He was a professor and chairman of the Graduate Institute of Networking and Communications, CYUT, during 2002-2003. He was a professor (2003-2007), distinguished professor (2007-2011), and chairman (2004 - 2009) of the Department of Management Information Systems, National Chung Hsing University (NCHU). He was also a visiting professor of UC. Riverside and UC. Davis (USA) during 2009-2010.

He was a Dean of College of Computer Science, Asia University during 2011-2015. He obtained the 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, and 2001 Distinguished Research Awards of National Science Council (Taiwan). He is currently a Chair Professor of the department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, Asia University, and an editor-in-chief of International Journal of Network Security (EI Compendex).

He is a member of IEEE, ACM, and Chinese Information Security Association. His current research interests include information security, electronic commerce, database and data security, cryptography, image compression, and mobile computing. Dr. Hwang has published over 200+ articles on the above research fields in international journals.