Dr. Eric Tao
Dr. Eric Tao serves as the president of University of East West Medicine. Before joining UEWM, Dr. Tao is a full professor of innovation and computer science at the California State University Monterey Bay since 1998. He founded and directs the Institute for Innovation and Economic Development at the university since 2009.
Dr. Tao has taught and conducted research in information technology, innovation, e-learning and globalization. He has published numerous academic papers in educational technology, globalization, medical image processing and higher education. He often speaks at international conferences on global technology, innovation and education issues. He also serves as judges at many business plan competitions.
Eric Tao received his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering with a focus on Medical Imaging and Artificial Intelligence from the University of California, Irvine, M.S. in Computer and Information Science from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Bachelor’s degree is in Electrical Engineering is from National Sun Yat Sen University.