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Industrial Technology Research Institute



Edwin Liu

Edwin Liu



  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, USA
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, USA
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan


  • ITRI President (2018.04 to Present)
  • Committee Member, Consulting Platform of Policy Proposals for Sustainable Transition and Decarbonization Pathways, Academia Sinica (2021.04 to Present)
  • Director, Railway Technology Research and Certification Center, MOTC (2021.03 to Present)
  • President, Taiwan Power and Energy Engineering Association (2020.11 to Present)
  • Advisor, Circular Economy Promotion Office, MOEA (2020.09 to Present)
  • Member of Experts on Overseas Compatriot Work, Overseas Community Affairs Council, Executive Yuan (2020.09 to Present)
  • Consultant of Board of Directors, The Allied Association for Science Park Industries (2020.08 to Present)
  • Chairman, Industrial Technology Investment Corporation (2020.06 to Present)
  • Senior Vice President, Nexant (2014-2018)
  • Vice President, Quanta Technology (2008-2014)
  • Senior Vice President/Vice President, Nexant (2000-2008)
  • Senior Manager, Bechtel R&D (1997-2000)
  • Supervisor, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (1991-1997)
  • Senior Engineer, Siemens and Control Data Corporation (1987-1991)


  • Fellow of Chinese Society for Management of Technology (2020)
  • Outstanding Performance Awards for excellent innovations, Quanta Technology, USA (2010)
  • Outstanding Awards for chairmanship of the IEEE Computing and Analytical Methods (2009)
  • Outstanding Service Awards for planning, organizing, and management of the first IEEE PES Power System Conference and Exhibition, IEEE (2005)
  • Fellow of the IEEE for contributions to the development of state estimation and optimal power flows, and their integration in utility systems (2001)
  • Outstanding Awards for excellent R&D project, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, USA (1996)
  • Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Award by National Science Foundation, USA (1993)
  • Technical Excellence and Contribution Awards for contributions to advanced optimization analytics and implementation on commercial products, Siemens‐Empros International (1990)