Activity Highlights:The 2021 YZU Smart Living x IoT Online Workshop

Posted by:gao-hq on 2020-12-01
Activity Highlights

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  About the Workshop

Yuan Ze University, with its acclaimed research contribution in engineering and informatics, will host an online workshop in January 2021. Featuring a variety of course topics such as 5G, AI, and Smart Living, we invite students all around the globe to work together and explore the possibilities in the future world of IoT.

In addition, we will host Mandarin course, culture activity, and virtual walking tour, too. Looking for the opportunity to experience Taiwanese culture in the pandemic time? Look no further! You have come to the right place.

As long as you share with us your story of doing one good thing to society, a US$100 registration fee will be waived, and you will gain eligibility for participation - for free. Participants that pass our evaluation will acquire a certificate of completion, and get the chance to win AirPods!

Now, don’t hesitate to register via Google Forms by the 3rd January 2021. We welcome students from all backgrounds!


  What is IoT?

Internet of Things (IoT) describes the network of physical objects—“things”—for the purpose of connecting and exchanging data with other devices and systems over the Internet. IoT digitalizes the real world. Its application includes logistics, industrial manufacturing, health care, smart home, etc.



 1. Event: The 2021 YZU Smart Living x IoT Online Workshop

 2. Date: 11th - 21st January 2021

 3. Time: 15:00-18:00 (UTC+8), every day during the workshop

 4. Platform: Microsoft Teams

 5. Organizer: Global Affairs Office, Yuan Ze University

 6. Lecturer: YZU professors and lecturer in Mechanical, Electrical, and Communication Engineering

 7. Course Content: Classes will be conducted interactively, in real-time, and in English. Participants will be divided into multinational groups. You will work with students from different parts of the world and carry out IoT-related projects. Students that meet the criteria will acquire a certificate of completion and even more!

  • Innovative Thinking - IoT, Lect. Jeffrey Sebastian
  • Automation and Robotics, A.P. Chwan-Hsen Chen
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Prof. Chih-Yang Lin
  • Smart Living and Gerontechnology, Prof. Yeh-Liang Hsu
  • 5G and Internet of Things, A.P. Sau-Mou Wu
  • Basic Mandarin
  • Taiwanese Culture Tour
    • Life in Taiwan
    • Daxi Virtual Walking Tour

(Information updated: 22 Dec 2020)



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(Information updated: 21 Dec 2020)



1. Registration FreeUS$100, can be waived, as long as the participant shares their story of doing one good thing to society.

2. Registration Form: 

3. Registration Deadline: 3rd January 2021 (Sun)

(Information updated: 22 Dec 2020)



1. Participants are required to attend at least 7 days (including the final group project presentation) to acquire the certificate of completion.

2. Participants that complete this program will be eligible for free tuition in their first semester in YZU.

3. Participants that complete this program can participate in a lucky draw for AirPods in the closing ceremony.

(Information updated: 22 Dec 2020)



1. Further information will be provided at the end of December. We will contact you via email or WhatsApp. Please make sure to check your mailbox or message.

2. The workshop will be conducted in English. We suggest participants' English proficiency levels meet CEFR B2 or higher.

3. To ensure teaching quality, participants should prepare a satisfactory internet and hardware environment by themselves.

4. If you have any questions, please send an email to

(Information updated: 22 Dec 2020)


Download the Pamphlet here.


Scan the QR code and start registration!

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We look forward to meeting you online soon!