The Department of Electro-Optical Engineering of Southern Taiwan University was founded in 2005 as a transferred unit originate from the Department of Electrical Engineering in 1999, and it is the very first Electro - Optical Engineering department established by polytechnic universities in Taiwan.
The Department possesses an optoelectronics and semiconductor center with a class-10,000 clean room, which is also the leading laboratory among all the polytechnic universities. This center offers a variety of advanced equipments allowing advanced technologies be developed for both academic studies and
The Department education policy aims to connect the students to the industry and to the world by a well-developed practical teaching system. Based on this policy, the teaching faculties are all experienced in the field of optoelectronics and most of them having industrial working experiences. The well organized teaching programs, the friendly research environment and the experienced faculties will lead the students to become high-quality engineers.