Director Ang of TBTC, Prof. Y.K. Wen and Prof. Robert Liang at the TBTC office.
Professor Yi-Kwei Wen of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the U.S. was invited by Taiwan Building Technology Center as a visiting scholar for weeks to exchange of research insights on the topics of "Life-Cycle Cost Based Design Against Multiple Hazards" and "Reliability in Earthquake Engineering". Prof. Wen has research interests in random vibration and applications to earthquake engineering, reliability analysis and reliability-based design, offshore structures, and wind engineering. He has published over 60 papers in technical journals, edited or co-edited seven books, over 120 papers in conference proceedings in the above areas as well. As a visiting scholar of Taiwan Tech, Prof. Wen had brought the latest and most systematical information on his research interests, which also was helpful and would greatly raise research and development capacity of TBTC.
Prof. Wen gave a series of lectures.