He received the B.S degree in Mechanical Engineering from National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, in 1986 and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineering from University of Pennsylvania with a major in robotics in 1991 and 1995. After graduating from University of Pennsylvania, he worked as a postdoc fellow in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Cheng-Kung Univeristy, Tainan, Taiwan for one year. Since 1996 he has been an Associate Professor in the Institute of Undersea Technology, Kao-Hsiung, Taiwan. Further research interests include the development of ocean bottom seismometer, low power underwater mechatronic systems and underwater robotic systems.