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Department of Entomology, National Taiwan University

Core Faculty

Professor En-Cheng Yang
  • 發布單位:Department of Entomology

Research interests:

Neurophysiology, Insect vision



Lab: Insect Neurobiology Laboratory

Tel: +886-2-3366-9640



1990-1994 Ph D. National Australia University

1984-1988 MS. National Chung-Hsing University



2013/8-2016/7 Director, Mater Program of Plant Medicine, National Taiwan University

2013/8-2016/7 Chairman, Department of Entomology, National Taiwan University

2010/8-present Professor, Department of Entomology, National Taiwan University

2006/8-2010/7 Associate professor, National Taiwan University

2005-2006/7 Associate professor, National Chung-Hsing University

1999-2004 Assistant professor, National Chung-Hsing University

1996-1999 Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica

1994-1996 Postdoctoral Fellow, Centre for Visual Science, Australian National University

1990-1994 PhD student, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University

1988-1989 Research Assistant, National Taiwan Normal University




  • Neurophysiology of insect color vision
  • Neurophysiology of insect form vision
  • Physiological function of nitric oxide in insect visual system
  • Stress physiology of honeybee

Application of pest control

  • Analysis of female attractant of Bactrocera dorsalis
  • Physical lure-and-kill equipments of Phyllotreta striolata in organic farming
  • Color preference as the method for pest control
  • Application of Wireless sensory network (WSN) in insect pest control and early warning system for quarantine purpose

Visual model

  • Computer image simulation in insect vision




Invertebrate Neurobiology

Ecology of Vision

Insect Physiology

Fundamental Entomology (part)

Insect Behavior (part)