Dr. Su-May Yu 余淑美博士

Distinguished Research Fellow, IMB

Curriculum Vitae


  B.S. Plant Pathology, National Chung-Hsing University
  M.S. Plant Pathology, National Chung-Hsing University
1984 Ph.D. Plant Biology and Pathology, University of Arkansas, U.S.A.
1984-1987 PDF Department of Biology, University of Rochester, U.S.A.
1987-1988 PDF Section of Plant Biology, Cornell University, U.S.A.
1989-1997   Associate Research Fellow, IMB
1997-2008   Research Fellow, IMB
2008-present   Distinguished Research Fellow, IMB

Joint appointment

Adjunct professor in National Taiwan University, Yang-Ming University, Central University, Chung-Hsing University and Cheng-Kung University

Honors and Awards

International 國際

2005 Elected member, the Academy for the Developing World (formerly, Third World Academy of Sciences, TWAS)
2008 Article Selected by the “Thomson Essential Science Indicator” as a Fast Breaking Paper in the field of Plant & Animal Science, one of the most-cited papers (top 1%) in its discipline published during 2006-2007
論文榮獲「湯姆森科學精選指標」(Thomson Essential Science Indicator)遴選為「植物與動物學領域突破性暨密集引用論文」(Fast Breaking Paper in the Field of Plant and Animal Science),以表彰該論文在過去2年中被其他論文引用次數名列前1%的優異成績。
2009 The 22th Khwarizmi International Award (KIA), Iranian Research organization for Science and Technology (IROST)
2009 The Best Woman Scientist for Innovation Award, World Association of Industrial and Technological Research Organization
2009 Eminent Researcher, National Science Council (ROC)-National Research Council (NRC, Canada) Eminent Researchers Program
2009 Fellow, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

National 國內

1993-1994 Outstanding Research Award, National Science Council
1995-2001 Distinguished Research Award, National Science Council (1995-1996; 1997-1998; 2000-2001)
1996 The First Young Scientist Research Award, Academia Sinica
1998 The 8th Ho, Jin-Dwei Distinguished Honorary Award in Biological Sciences
2002 Excellent Contributions in Technology Transfer Award, National Science Council
2003-2009 Merit Research Award, National Science Council (2003-2005; 2006-2009)
2003 Outstanding Achievement Award in Science and Technology, Executive Yuan
2004 Academic Award, Ministry of Education
2005-2017 Frontier Science Research Award, National Science Council (twice: 2005-2010; 2012-2017)
2009 Distinguished Merit Research Award, National Science Council
2009 The 16th TECO Award – Chemical Engineering/ Biology/Medical Engineering Fields
(第16屆東元獎- 化工/生物/醫工領域)
2010 One of the “100 New Pride of Taiwanese” elected by the magazine Global Views Monthly for the celebration of the Centennial of the ROC
「遠見」雜誌選為「新台灣之光100- 99個台灣人站上世界舞台的奮鬥故事」,中華民國建國百年紀念。
2011 The Top 100 Taiwanese Woman Special Exhibition, Foundation for Women’s Rights Promotion and Development, Ministry of Interior, Taiwan, ROC.
「財團法人婦女權益促進發展基金會」選為「台灣女人• 精彩100--台灣女人特展」,內政部中華民國建國百年紀念。
2012 Academician, Academia Sinica
2012 Distinguished Alumni Award, National Chung-Hsing University, Taiwan
2014 Taiwan Outstanding Women in Science