Yen-Wei Chu Associate Professor
E-MAIL:ywchu@nchu.edu.tw
Lab:Natural Computing & Bioinformatics Core Laboratory
Office:Health Inspection and Quarantine Building, Room 704
Office Tel:(04)22840338 # 7041
Fax:(04)22859329
Lab Location:Health Inspection and Quarantine Building, Room 706
Lab Tel:(04)22840338 # 7061

•   Experience

Position Institution Company Date of Start & End
EditorInternational Journal of Pharmacology, Phytochemistry and Ethnomedicine2015/11 - present
EditorJournal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Research2014/10 - present
EditorJournal of Computation in biosciences and engineering2013/11 - present
CommissionerDepartment of Health, Executive Yuan, R.O.C.2006 - present
Lead Guest EditorJournal of Neuroscience and Neuroengineering2012 - 2013
Associate ProfessorInstitute Genomics and Bioinformatics,
National Chung Hsing University
2012/08 - present
Assistant ProfessorInstitute Genomics and Bioinformatics,
National Chung Hsing University
2008/08 - 2012/07
Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Bioinformatics, Asia University2006/08 - 2008/07
LecturerDepartment of Information Management,
Yuanpei University
2005/08 - 2006/07
LecturerDepartment of information management,
China University of Technology
2003/09 - 2005/07
ConsultantIT Division,Transformer Bobbin Industrial Co.,LTD1998/03 - 2000/03
LecturerAssociation of Electronic Multi-education, R.O.C.1997/03 - 1999/06
Ph.D.Department of Computer Science,
National Chiao Tung University
1998/09 - 2006/07
M. S.Department of Computer Science,
National Chiao Tung University
1996/09 - 1998/07
B. S.Department of Computer Science,
National Chiao Tung University
1992/09 - 1996/07

•   Research Interests

  • Bioinformatics Algorithms
  • Computational Epigenetics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Intelligent Systems

•   Selected Papers

Journal (*Corresponding author) :

  • Chi-Hua Tung, Chi-Wei Chen, Ren-Chao Guo, Hui-Fuang Ng, Yen-Wei Chu* (2016) QuaBingo: A Prediction System for Protein Quaternary Structure Attributes Using Block Composition, BioMed Research International, 2016:9480276, doi:10.1155/2016/9480276 (SCI: 2.134)
  • Han-Ju Chien+, Yen-Wei Chu+, Chi-Wei Chen, Yu-Min Juang, Min-Wei Chien, Chih-Wei Liu, Chia-Chang Wu, Jason T.C. Tzen and Chien-Chen Lai* (2016) 2-DE combined with two-layer feature selection accurately establishes the origin of oolong tea, Food Chemistry, 211:392-9, doi:10.1016/j.foodchem.2016.05.043 (SCI: 4.052, Co-first Author)
  • Chi-Wei Chen, Jerome Lin, Yen-Wei Chu* (2013) iStable: Off-the-shelf Predictor Integration for Predicting Protein Stability Changes, BMC Bioinformatics, 14(suppl 2):S5, doi:10.1186/1471-2105-14-S2-S5 (SCI: 2.435, ranking: 17.9%)
  • Wei-Jie Pan, Chi-Wei Chen, Heng-Hao Liang, Yen-Wei Chu* (2012) Selecting High Efficacy siRNAs by Computational Models, Advanced Science Letters, 18: 141-144. (SCI: 1.253, rank: 25%)
  • Chang-Hsien Yang, Yu-Yun Chang, Chi-Wei Chen, Min-Cheng Chan, Yen-Wei Chu* (2012) iMADS: The Class Identification of MADS-box Gene on Angiosperm, Advanced Science Letters, 18: 170-175. (SCI: 1.253, rank: 25%)
  • Po-Chang Chang, Wei-Jie Pan, Chi-Wei Chen,Yu-Ting Chen and Yen-Wei Chu* (2012) DEsi: an design engine of siRNA that integrates SVMs prediction and feature filters, Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology, doi: 10.1016/j.bcab.2012.01.005
  • Wei-Jie Pan, Chi-Wei Chen and Yen-Wei Chu* (2011)siPRED: Predicting siRNA efficacy using various characteristic methods, PLoS ONE, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0027602 (SCI: 3.057)
  • Yu-Yun Chang+,Yen-Wei Chu+, Chi-Wei Chen, Wei-Ming Leu, Hsing-Fun Hsu and Chang-Hsien Yang* (2011) Characterization of Oncidium 'Gower Ramsey' Transcriptomes using 454 GS-FLX Pyrosequencing and Their Application to the Identification of Genes Associated with Flowering Time, Plant and Cell Physiology, 52(9): 1532-1545 (SCI: 4.319, Co-first Author)
  • Hui-Fuang Ng, Zeng-Wei Hong and Yen-Wei Chu (2008) "Pose and Expression Invariant Face Recognition from a Single Training Sample Using Similarity Vector", Journal of Cybernetics and Systems, 1(1): 21-26. (International Journal)
  • Yen-Wei Chu* and Chuen-Tsai Sun (2007) Problem-based Approach for Bioinformatics. International Journal of Instructional Media,Vol. 34 #4. (International Journal)
  • Yen-Wei Chu*, Chuen-Tsai Sun, and Chung-Yuan Huang (2006) Regularity of Protein Secondary Structures and Its Prediction. WSEAS Transactions on Systems, 2(5), pp. 380-387. (EI).
  • Chung-Yuan Huang, Chuen-Tsai Sun, and Yen-Wei Chu (2006) A Co-adaptive Approach to XCS Classifier Systems. WSEAS Transactions on Systems, 2(5), pp. 388-394. (EI).
  • Yen-Wei Chu* and. Jinn-Moon Yang (2003) Finding Regularity in Various Types of Secondary Protein Structures, Journal of Information Science and Engineering, vol. 19, pp.943-952. (SCI)

Conference (*Invited speaker) :

  • Ci-Jhou Liao, Liang-Jwu Chen, Yen-Wei Chu* (2014) Using machine learning approach to predict the flanking genes expression in T-DNA insertion activation-tagged rice lines, Summer Workshop on Plant Molecular Biology, Nantou County, Taiwan, July 4-6.
  • Chi-Wei Chen, Hui-Chih Hung, Yen-Wei Chu* (2014) Citrullination Sites Prediction by Machine Learning Approaches, Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Information Management (ICIM 2014), pp. 1-13. (Best Paper Award)
  • Chi-Wei Chen, Hui-Chih Hung, Yen-Wei Chu* (2013) Feature Model Integration by Evolutionary Computation for Predicting Protein Citrullination sites, Proceedings of the Taiwan Academic Network Conference 2013 (TANet 2013), pp. 1047-1052.
  • Hao-Chen Chang and Yen-Wei Chu* (2013) Gelatinase Substrate Cleavage Sites Prediction Using Machine Learning and Feature Selection, Proceedings of the Taiwan Academic Network Conference 2013 (TANet 2013), pp. 1053-1058.
  • Chi-Wei Chen, Jerome Lin, Yen-Wei Chu* (2013) iStable: Off-the-shelf Predictor Integration for Predicting Protein Stability Changes, The Eleventh Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada, January 21-23.
  • Wen-Pin Hu, Chi-Wei Chen, Jian-Shiun Chen, and Yen-Wei Chu* (2012) Evaluating various machine learning approaches for the sunspot number prediction. Symposium of university league in Changhua, Yunlin, and Chiayi, Taiwan, December 7.
  • Yu-Yun Chang, Yen-Wei Chu, Wei-Ming Leu and Chang-Hsien Yang* (2011) Characterization of Oncidium 'Gower Ramsey' transcriptome for using GS-FLX 454 pyrosequencing and its application for studies of flowering time associate genes. The International Conference Plant Gene Discovery Technologies. Venue. February 23- 26.
  • Yu-Yun Chang, Yen-Wei Chu, Hsing-Fun Hsu, Chi-Wei Chen, Wei-Ming Leu and Chang-Hsien Yang* (2011) Characterization of Oncidium 'Gower Ramsey' transcriptomes using 454 GS-FLX pyrosequencing and their application to theidentification of genes associated with flowering time. 2011 Canadian Plant Genomics Workshop, Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada, August 22-25.
  • Wei-Jie Pan, Chi-Wei Chen and Yen-Wei Chu* (2011) High efficacy siRNA selection using machine learning approach, Proceedings of 2011 Joint Conference on 7th Taiwan Software Engineering (TCSE) and 22nd Object-Oriented Technology and Applications (OOTA), pp. 94-99
  • Qiu-Hui Lin, Chi-Wei Chen, Zeng-Wei Hong,* and Yen-Wei Chu* (2009) PredPhosGrid - A Grid-based Phosphorylation Prediction System by Reengineering off-the-shelf Bioinformatic Websites, Proceedings of the 20th Workshop on Object-Oriented Technology and Applications, pp. 1-6.
  • Cheng-Yu Liao, Wei-Fu Lu and Yen-Wei Chu* (2009) Using Genetic Algorithms to Assist the Classification of Biological Documents: An Example of Mushroom and Toadstool Data, Information Management and Commerce Technology Conference, pp. 559, Yunlin, Taiwan.
  • Yen-Wei Chu*, Chin-Sheng Yu. and Hui-Fuang Ng. (2008) Protein Secondary Structures Prediction Using Data Fusion Approach, Proceedings of the 7th IEEE World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation (WCICA), v. 4, pp. 1885-1890. (EI, NSC 96-2218-E-468-001)
  • Hui-Fuang Ng* and Yen-Wei Chu (2008) Illumination Invariant Color Model for Image Matching and Object Recognition, The Eighth International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications.(EI)
  • Yen-Wei Chu*, Chin-Sheng Yu., Chia-Hsiang Pai and You-Ting Wu (2007) Protein Phosphorylation Site Prediction Using Data Fusion Approach, National Computer Symposium, v1, pp. 1-8 (NSC 96-2218-E-468-001)
  • Yen-Wei Chu*, Chin-Sheng Yu., Chih-Ying Chen and Kun-Chang Hsieh (2007) Applying Sequence Conservation Strategy to Predict Protein Phosphorylation Site, National Computer Symposium, v1, pp.9-15 (NSC 96-2218-E-468-001)
  • Ting-Yi Chang*, Yi-Ting Chen, and Yen-Wei Chu (2007) 'Develop the Peer Assessment of Cooperative Learning in e-Learning — Using Consistent Fuzzy Preference Relation, National Computer Symposium, pp. 554-561
  • Hui-Fuang Ng*, Ding-Fu Wang and Yen-Wei Chu (2007) Illumination invariant color descriptors for image matching. The 20th IPPR Conference on Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing, Miaoli, Taiwan.
  • Yen-Wei Chu* and Chuen-Tsai Sun (2006) A Hybrid Genetic Algorithm Approach for Protein Secondary Structures, Proceedings of the 6th IEEE World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation (WCICA), v. 4, pp. 3320-3324. (EI)
  • Yen-Wei Chu*, Chuen-Tsai Sun, and Chung-Yuan Huang (2005) Finding Regularity in Protein Secondary Structures using a Cluster-based Genetic Algorithm. In Proceedings of International Conference on Computational Intelligence, Man-Machine Systems and Cybernetics (CIMMACS'05), Miami, Florida, USA, pp. 179-183. (IEE, EI)
  • Chung-Yuan Huang*, Chuen-Tsai Sun, and Yen-Wei Chu (2005) Using a Coevolution Mechanism with a Dyna Architecture for Parameter Adaptation in XCS Classifier Systems. In Proceedings of International Conference on Computational Intelligence, Man-Machine Systems and Cybernetics (CIMMACS'05), Miami, Florida, USA, pp. 173-178. (IEE, EI)
  • Yen-Wei Chu* and Chuen-Tsai Sun (2004) Regularity of secondary protein structures: A genetic algorithm approach, Proceedings of the 5th IEEE World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation (WCICA), v. 3, pp. 2104-2108. (EI)
  • Chuen-Tsai Sun* and Yen-Wei Chu (1997) Hysteresis Behavior in Fuzzy Perception: A Preliminary Experiment. Second International ICSC Symposium on Intelligent Industrial Automation and Soft Computing, Nimes, France, Sep. 1997.

Books :

  • Chu Y.W. (2006) Finding Protein Secondary Structure Regularity and Related Applications: National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan. (Dissertation)
  • Chu Y.W. (1998) Studies on Hysteresis: Human Perception and Time Series Prediction: National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan. (Master Thesis)