About Myself

Kun-chan Lan received his Ph.D degree from Computer Science at University of Southern California in 2004, advised by Professor John Heidemann. He received his Master degree in Computer Science from SUNY at Stony Brook in 1997, advised by Professor Tzi-cker Chiueh. He received his B.A. in Industrial Management Science from National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan.

From 1998 to 2004, Kun-chan joined ISI's Computer Networks Division as a graduate research assistant. During this period, he maintained and contributed codes to the popular network simulation software ns-2. From 2004 to 2007, Kun-chan joined the Network and Pervasive Computing Program at NICTA (National ICT Australia) in Sydney as a researcher and lead the effort of building one of the world's first outdoor wireless testbeds for traffic light communication in the context of STaR (Smart Transport and Roads) project (STaR in press). He currently is an associate professor at the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering of National Cheng Kung University.

Kun-chan's research interests include Realistic Network Simulation, Intelligent Transport System (ITS), Sensor Network, and Health Informatics.


  • Best Paper Award in ITST 2012
  • 成大96年度師生校園路跑教職員男子青年組冠軍
  • Marquis Who's Who in the World, 2009
  • ACoRN Visitors Travel Fellowships, 2007
  • 成大102年度師生校園路跑教職員男子壯年組冠軍