Dr. Shuo-Yan Chou

Distinguished Professor, Department of Industrial Management
Director, Center for IoT Innovation (CITI)

National Taiwan University of Science and Technology

Research field: Artificial Intelligence, E-Business, E-Health, Internet and Online Services, Smart Energy, Smart Transportation and Smart Commerce



1992 Ph.D., Industrial & Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, USA

1987 M.S., Industrial & Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, USA

1983 B.B.A., Industrial Management, National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan

Publications (selected)

  1. CHOU, S.Y., CHOUHUANG, W.T., LIN, J.S.J. and Chu, P., 2008. An analytic solution approach for the economic order quantity model with Weibull ameliorating items. Mathematical and Computer Modelling, vol. 48, Iss. 11-12, pp. 1868-1874. ISSN 0895-7177Available from
  2. CHOU, S.Y., LIN, S.W., LI, C.C., 2008. Dynamic parking negotiation and guidance using an agent-based platform, Expert System with Applications, vol. 35, No. 3, pp. 805-817. ISSN 0957-4174. Available from:
  3. OU, C.W., CHOU, S.Y. and CHANG, Y.H., 2009. Using a strategy-aligned fuzzy competitive analysis approach for market segment evaluation and selection. Expert System with Applications, vol. 36, Iss. 1, pp. 527-541. ISSN 0957-4174Available from
  4. CHOU, S.Y., JULIAN, P.C. and HUNG, K.C., 2009. A note on fuzzy inventory model with storage space and budget constraints. Applied Mathematical Modelling, vol. 33, Iss. 11, pp. 4069-4077. ISSN 0307-904X. Available from:
  5. CHOU, S.Y., LIN, J.S.J. and JULIAN, P., 2009. A note on “solving linear programming problems under fuzziness and randomness environment using attainment values”. Information Sciences, vol. 179, Iss. 23, pp. 4083-4088. ISSN 0020-0255. Available from
  6. LIN, S.W., YU, V.F. and CHOU, S.Y., 2010. A note on the truck and trailer routing problem. Expert Systems with Applications, vol. 37, Iss. 1, pp. 899-903. ISSN 0957-4174. Available from:
  7. SURYANI, E., CHOU, S.Y., and CHEN, C.H., 2010. Air passenger demand forecasting and passenger terminal capacity expansion: a system dynamics framework. Expert Systems with Applications, vol. 37, Iss. 3, pp. 2324-2339. ISSN 0957-4174. Available from
  8. SURYANI, E., CHOU, S.Y., HARTONO, R., CHEN, C.H., 2010. Demand scenario analysis and planned capacity expansion: a system dynamics framework. Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, vol. 18, Iss. 6, pp. 732-751. ISSN 1569-190X. Available from
  9. TSAI, C.Y., CHOU, S.Y., LIN, S.W., 2010. Location-aware tour guide system in museums. Scientific Research and Essays, vol. 5, No. 8, pp. 714-720. ISSN 1865-5440. Available from: 10.1007/978-1-84800-972-1_34.
  10. CHOU, S.Y., DAT, L.Q., YU, V.F., 2011. A revised method for ranking fuzzy numbers using maximizing set and minimizing set. Computers & Industrial Engineering, vol. 61, Iss. 4, pp. 1342-1348. ISSN 0360-8352. Available from:
  11. CHEN, S.C., LIN, S.W. and CHOU, S.Y., 2011. Enhancing the classification accuracy by scatter-search-based ensemble approach. Applied Soft Computing, vol. 11, Iss. 1, pp. 1021-1028. ISSN 1568-4946. Available from:
  12. PHAN, NGUYEN KY PHUC, YU, VINCENT F., CHOU, S.Y., LUU, QUOC DAT, 2012. Analyzing the ranking method for L-R fuzzy numbers based on deviation degree. Computers & Industrial Engineering, vol. 63, No. 4, pp. 1220-1226. ISSN 0020-0255. Available from
  13. PHAN, NGUYEN KY PHUC, YU, VINCENT F., CHOU, S.Y., 2013. Manufacturing production plan optimization in three-stage supply chains under Bass model market effects. Computers & Industrial Engineering, vol. 65, No. 3, pp. 509-516. ISSN 0360-8352. Available from
  14. PHAN, NGUYEN KY PHUC, YU, VINCENT F., CHOU, S.Y., 2013. Optimizing the fuzzy closed-loop supply chain for electrical and electronic equipments. International Journal of Fuzzy Systems, vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 9-21. ISSN 1324-4578. Available from
  15. CHEN, ARTHUR and CHOU, S.Y., 2013. Emergent disaster rescue methods and prevention management. Disaster Prevention and Management, vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 265-277. ISSN 0965-3562. Available from:
  16. CHANG, P.C., CHOU, S.Y. and HSIEH, K.K., 2013. Reading performance and visual fatigue when using electronic paper displays in long-duration reading tasks under various lighting conditions. Displays, vol. 34, pp. 208-214. ISSN 0141-9382. Available from:
  17. S.L. Fu, S.-Y. Chou, C.K. Chen and C.W. Wang, 2015, “Assessment and cultivation of total quality management organizational culture - an empirical investigation of Taiwanese companies,” Total Quality Management & Business Excellence, Vol. 26, Iss.1-2, pp. 123-139. (SSCI).
  18. Luu Quoc Dat, Thinh Thi Phuong, Hsing-Pei Kao, S.-Y. Chou, Pham Van Nghia, 2015, “A new integrated fuzzy QFD approach for market segments evaluation and selection,” Applied Mathematical Modeling, accepted for publication. (SCI).

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