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The Department of Medical Imaging and Radiological Science of Central Taiwan University of Science and Technology


1996 The department was founded in 1966, provided 5-year program for the students. We opened a weekend 2-year program for on-job-learning radiographers in 1996.

1999 The first four-year based department of radiological technology in the vocational educational system was established in 1999 in Taiwan. It offers Bachelor degree for graduated students from high school.

In 2003 and 2008, the department offered a Master degree and Ph. D. degree in medical imagine and radiological sciences. And it is the only Ph. D. degree in the technical-vocational education system.

Under the support and support of the Ministry of Education's technical re-engineering program, the Taiwan University of Science and Technology established the first "Animal Radiation Therapy Research Center" for cancer-fighting children. This (2016-04-29) day is synchronized with the "Clinical Skills Center" ceremony.

Cultivate goals

First, the university department:
Cultivate medical imaging, radiotherapy and nuclear medicine diagnosis and treatment technology, medical professionals with practical ability and employability.

Second, master and Ph. D. degree:

To explore the scientific and research and development of digital medical imaging, medical physics, nuclear medicine, radiation biology and novel radiation dosimeters, and actively cultivate professional talents in clinical medical physicists, medical imaging and research units.

Core Capabilities
First, the university department:
1. Radiological capabilities.
2. Radiation protection ability.
3. Medical physics capabilities.
4. Biomedical capabilities.
5. Medical imaging capabilities.
6. Medical equipment capabilities.
Second, the master's class:
1. Have research and experimental design capabilities in the field of radiology.
2. Ability to work in teams, interpersonal communication and problem solving.
3. Ability to read and understand and write professional papers.
4. Have self-growth and lifelong learning ability.
 Third, the doctoral class:
<>1.Ability to conduct independent research, analysis and problem solving in the field of radiology.
<>2.Have the ability to communicate and participate in team research.
<>3.Ability to publish academic papers.
<>4.Have self-growth and lifelong learning ability.

Development focus
  1. Cooperate with the practical course of the chain industry to carry out the practice of postgraduate to major hospitals for trampoline practice and to enhance the experience of trampoline practice. In addition, the Institute's master students also have a planned medical physics internship course, which requires an internship of 160 hours in the teaching hospital.
  2. Coordinate with the school's teaching plan, construct an international language and learning environment, promote the teaching of science and technology in English, and strengthen the English ability of graduate students.
  3. Open a science and technology English and writing course, teach paper writing skills, and encourage graduate students to participate in thesis writing lectures, and strengthen the ability to write professional papers.
  4. Cooperate or exchange with well-known research institutions at home and abroad to encourage students to participate in domestic and international seminars and publish international journal articles to improve their academic standards.
  5. Citing the PBL (Problem based Learning) teaching philosophy to stimulate students' independent learning training to cultivate independent thinking and problem solving skills.
  6. Regularly hold special lectures, invite industry and government experts to give lectures, establish a network of industry-university cooperation, and master the manpower needs of enterprises.

Animal Radiation Therapy Research Center


The principle of radiotherapy is to use high-energy radiation to illuminate the tumor site, which can directly damage the DNA of the tumor cells, and also generate free radicals in the tumor cells to kill the tumor. If the tissue cell differentiation speed is faster, it is also affected by the radiation, and the side effects have early effects and late effects.

In order to minimize the side effects of radiation, it is necessary to use a computer treatment plan, design the radiation of the total dose, and consider the dose of normal tissue around the tumor to adjust the angle of the incident light. After constant adjustment of the parameters, the radiation is reached. The result is the largest tumor coverage, with minimal impact on the surrounding organs.

The currently widely used therapeutic instrument is a linear accelerator, which can perform Three-Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy (3D-CRT) and Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT).