Professor Shinn-Ying Ho

Professor and Director of Institute of Bioinformatics and Systems Biology

Research Interest Area: Evolutionary Computation, Microarray Analysis, Computational Biology, Systems Bbiology.

Tel : +886(0)35712121 ext. 56905
E-MAIL :syho at
Office: Room 552A, Engineer 6
Lab: Room 552B, Engineer 6 (Ext. 56910)



Professor Shinn-Ying Ho received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in computer science and information engineering from National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, in 1984, 1986, and 1992, respectively. He is currently a professor in the Department of Biological Science and Technology and Institute of Bioinformatics and Systems Biology, and the Director of Institute of Bioinformatics and Systems Biology (from 2013) at National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan.


Research Interests:

Evolutionary algorithm, Image Processing, Pattern Recognition, Data Mining, Computer vision, Fuzzy Classifier, Large Parameter Optimization Problems and System Optimization.


Research Filds:

Bio-inspired Optimization Methodologies, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Bioimage Informatics, Neuroscience, Medical Informatics, Synthetic Biology, Biomedical Engineering, and Genetic Engineering.


Journal Members:

  • the editorial board member and associate editor of several international peer-reviewed journals.
  • the corresponding author of a highly cited paper (IEEE TEVC) and has produced more than 50 papers in peer-reviewed journals as a corresponding author. Interdisciplinary collaboration and research are more welcome.


Highly Cited Paper

S.-Y. Ho*, L.-S. Shu, and J.-H. Chen, "Intelligent Evolutionary Algorithms for Large Parameter Optimization Problems," IEEE Trans. Evolutionary Computation, vol. 8, no. 6, pp. 522-541, Dec. 2004. (SCI, EI)(impact factor: 3.688, rank: 3/78, highly cited paper. [Abstract]