Tzi-Dar Chiueh (闕志達)

Distinguished Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
National Taiwan University
Taipei Taiwan 10617
Fax: +886-2-2368-1679


Tzi-Dar Chiueh was born in Taipei, Taiwan on in 1960. In 1983, he received the B.S.E.E. degree from the National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan. He also received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, in 1986 and 1989, respectively.

Since 1989, he has been at the Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University, where he is presently a Professor. In 2004-2007, he served as the Director of the Graduate Institute of Electronics Engineering in the same university. He has held visiting positions at ETH Zurich Switzerland in 2000-2001 and at State University of New York at Stony Brook in 2003-2004. His research interests include IC design for digital communication systems, neural network, and signal processing for bio-medical systems. Between November 2010 and Jan 2014, he served as the Director General of the National Chip Implementation Center ( in Hsinchu, Taiwan. He also served as the Vice President of the National Applied Research Laboratories ( between May 2015 and Feb 2017.

Prof. Chiueh has received the Acer Longtern Award 11 times and the Golden Silicon Award in 2002, 2005, 2007, 2009, and 2021. His teaching efforts were recognized 12 times by the Teaching Excellence Award from NTU. Prof. Chiueh was the recipient of the Outstanding Research Award from National Science Council, Taiwan in 2004 ~ 2007. In 2005, he received the Outstanding Electrical Engineering Professor from the Chinese Institute of Electrical Engineers (Taiwan), and was awarded the Himax Chair Professorship at NTU in 2006. In 2009, he received the Outstanding Industry Contribution Award from the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan. He received the Outstanding Technology Transfer Contribution Award from Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan in 2016. He is awarded the Macronix Chair Professorship in 2021. Prof. Chiueh is an IEEE Fellow.


l   Integrated Circuits Design

l   Integrated Circuits Design Laboratory

l   Baseband Communication IC Design

 Research Interests

l   B5G/6G baseband signal processing and IC

l   Software-defined radio (SDR) platforms and over-the-air (OTA) implementations

l   Neural network (AI) acceleration IC

l   Automated AI (autoML)

 Authored Books

T. D. Chiueh, P. Y. Tsai, and I. W. Lai, "Baseband Receiver Design for Wireless MIMO-OFDM Communications, 2nd ed.," Wiley Inc., 376 pages, Apr. 2012.

T. D. Chiueh and P. Y. Tsai, "OFDM Baseband Receiver Design for Wireless Communications ," John Wiley and Sons, Sept. 2007.
 Selected Publications
[1] M. H. Hsieh, Y. T. Liu, and T. D. Chiueh,” A Multiplier-less Convolutional Neural Network Inference Accelerator for Intelligent Edge Devices,” IEEE J. of Emerging Technology in Circuits and Systems, December 2021.
[2] Y. T. Hsu, C. Y.Yao, T. Y. Wu, T. D. Chiueh, T. T. Liu, “High-Throughput Energy-Area- Efficient Computing-in-Memory SRAM using Unified Charge-Processing Network,” IEEE Solid-State Circuits Letters, vol. 4, pp. 146-149, August 2021.
[3] Y. L. Chen, B. Y. Chang, C. H. Yang, and T. D. Chiueh, “A High-Throughput FPGA Accelerator for Short-Read Mapping of the Whole Human Genome,” IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, vol. 32, no. 6, pp. 1465-1478, 1 June 2021.
[4] N. H. Huang and T. D. Chiueh, “Sequence Design and User Activity Detection for Uplink Grant-Free NOMA in mMTC Networks,” IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society, Feb. 2021.
[5] T. Y. Wang and T. D. Chiueh, “Design and Implementation of Time-Domain Interference Cancellation Receiver for LTE-U Systems,” IEEE Access, August, 2020.
[6] C. H. Wang, H. Y Lan, W. C. Hu, N. H. Huang, and T. D. Chiueh, “Implementation of a Real-Time LTE-NOMA Baseband Transceiver on an Over-The-Air Software-Defined-Radio Platform,” International Journal of Electrical Engineering, Special Issue on 2017 VLSI Design/CAD Symposium, Oct. 2019.
[7] Pei-Lin Lee, Y. H. Huang, P. C. Lin, Y. A. Chiao , J. W. Hou, H. W. Liu, Y. L. Huang, Y. T. Liu, T. D. Chiueh, “Automatic Sleep Staging in Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea Using Single-Channel Frontal EEG,” Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, Sep. 10, 2019.
[8] S. Y. Chang, B. C. Wu, Y. L Liou, R. X. Zheng, P. L. Lee, T. D. Chiueh, and T. T. Liu, “An Ultra-Low-Power Dual-Mode Automatic Sleep Staging Processor Using Neural Network Based Decision Tree,” IEEE Trans. on Circuits and System I, vol. 66, no. 9, pp. 3504-3516, Sep. 2019.
[9] P. C. Lin, M. K. Sun, C. Kung, and T. D. Chiueh, “FloatSD: A New Weight Representation and Associated Update Method for Efficient Convolutional Neural Network Training,” IEEE J. of Emerging Technology in Circuits and Systems, June 2019.
[10] B. Pandya and T. D. Chiueh, “Interference Aware Coordinated Multiuser Access in Multi-band WLAN for Next Generation Low Power Applications,” Wireless Networks, vol. 25, no.4, pp. 1965-1981, May 2019.
[11] I. W. Lai, J. M. Wang, J. W. Shih, and T. D. Chiueh, “Adaptive MIMO Detector Using Reduced Search Space and Its Error Rate Estimator in Ultra Dense Network, “ IEEE Access, Dec. 2018.
[12] B. Pandya, F. K. Chuang, C. H. Tseng, and T. D. Chiueh,”An Energy-Efficient Communication System Using Joint Beamforming in Multi-Hop Health Monitoring Sensor Networks,” EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, 2017:172, Oct. 27, 2017.
[13] F. H. Wu, E. L. Wu, Y. H. Tung, P. W. Cheng, T. D. Chiueh, and J. H. Chen, “A Specific Absorption Rate Reduction Method for Simultaneous Multislice Magnetic Resonance Imaging,” Review of Scientific Instruments, April 2017.
[14] Y. Y. Lan and T. D. Chiueh, “Turbo Receiver with Dual-Loop Dual-List Update for Inter-Cell Interference Mitigation in Heterogeneous Networks,” IEEE Trans. on Wireless Communications, vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 2288-2299, April 2017.
[15] Y. Y. Lan, I. W. Lai, C. H. Lee, and T. D. Chiueh, “Efficient Active Precoder Identification for Receivers with Inter-Cell Interference in Heterogeneous Networks,” IEEE Trans. On Wireless Communications, vol. 14, no. 9, pp. 5009-5021, September 2015.
[16] E. L. Wu, Y. A. Huang, T. D. Chiueh, and J. H. Chen, “Single-frequency Excitation Wideband MRI (SE-WMRI),” Medical Physics, vol. 42, no. 7, July 2015.
[17] E. L. Wu, T. D. Chiueh, and J. H. Chen, “Multiple-frequency Excitation Wideband MRI (ME-WMRI),” Medical Physics, vol. 41, no. 9, September 2014.
[18] C. Y. Chu, I. W. Lai, Y. Y. Lan, and T. D. Chiueh, “Efficient Sequential Integer CFO and Sector Identity Detection for LTE Cell Search,” IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 389-392, August 2014.
[19] Y. P. Lu, I. W. Lai, C. H. Lee, and T. D. Chiueh, “Low-Complexity Decoding for RaptorQ Code Using a Recursive Matrix Inversion Formula,” IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 217-220, April 2014.