Shih-Yuan Chen was born in Changhua, Taiwan, in May 1978. He received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering in 2000, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in communication engineering in 2002 and 2005, respectively, all from the National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.
From 2005-2006, Dr. Chen has been a post doctorate research fellow with the Graduate Institute of Communication Engineering, National Taiwan University, working on the 60-GHz switched-beam circularly-polarized antenna module. Since July 2006, he joined the faculty of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Graduate Institute of Communication Engineering, National Taiwan University, where he is currently an associate professor. From August 2008-July 2009, Dr. Chen has visited the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA. His current research interests include the design and analysis of microstrip antennas/arrays, dielectric lens antennas, reflectarrays, near-field communication systems, metamaterial and composite right-/left-handed transmission lines, and self-structuring microwave devices.