Ph.D in Linguistics/Neurolinguistics, 2017 - today

National Taiwan Normal University, Department of English
Dissertation: Time Processing in a Tenseless Language: The Case of Taiwan Mandarin (working title)
Supervisor: Prof. Chan Shiao-hui, Co-advisor: Prof. Elizabeth Zeitoun
Completion of “Academic Research Ethics Education Courses” from the Center for Taiwan Academic Research Ethics Education, Ministry of Education, Taiwan

M.S. in Lingusitics, 2017

University of Paris Diderot, Department of Linguistics
Subfield: Teaching French as a second language
Thesis: Syntactic and Semantic properties of the structure “You + VP” in Taiwan Mandarin: An Experimental Approach
Supervisor: Prof. Barbara Hemforth

B.S. in Language, Literature and Civilisation Studies (Mandarin), 2015

University of Paris Diderot, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Minor in Linguistics and Teaching French as a Second Language

Work experience

August 2018 - today: Neurolinguistics Lab manager

National Taiwan Normal University, under the direction of Prof. Chan Shiao-hui.
(1) Management of the Neurolinguistics Lab. It includes (a) the maintenance of the lab’s softwares and hardwares (computers, amplifier, etc.); (b) the management and the division of tasks between other lab members; (c) the update of the lab’s website
(2) Progress of the Neurolinguistics Lab projects (in collaboration with the Ministry of Science and Technology). It includes (a) the collection of the experiments’ materials and their encoding in an Eprime format; (b) the collection of fMRI and ERP data; (c) the preprocessing analyses of fMRI individual subjects; (d) the application and the extend of IRB (Institutional Review Board, Human Subjects Research Ethics approval by the Ministry of Science and Technology)

September 2015 - June 2017: Chinese Mandarin teacher

Association CFFC, Paris, France.
Teaching Mandarin Chinese to a French public. Beginner (HSK 1) and advanced (HSK 4) levels

January 2016 - June 2016: Corpus annotation assistant

University of Paris Diderot, under the direction of Prof. Carla Soares-Jesel
Annotation of a corpus of French Parisian children, using CLAN/CHILDES software

September 2014 - January 2016: Chinese Mandarin tutor

University of Paris Diderot, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations.
Tutoring for freshman and sophomore students in the Chinese division of the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, help for their Mandarin Chinese learning and civilization courses

September 2015 - October 2015: Administrative assistant

University of Paris Diderot, Department of Linguistics.
Reception for new students applications and orientation for students’ class choices



  • French - Native speaker
  • English – Cambridge-First (FCE, B2)
  • Mandarin – TOCFL, level 5
  • German – Goethe-Zertifikat B1

    Data processing

  • R: graphic representation, descriptive and inferential statistics
  • MATLAB: processing of EEG/ERP data (EEGLAB & ERPLAB), processing of fMRI data (SPM12)

    Data Collection

  • E-Prime: experimental design for ERP and fMRI experiments
  • CLAN (CHILDES): corpus search, transcription of short videos
  • Ibex Farm: experimental design for online psycholinguistic experiments (acceptability judgments, questions, sentence completion), data extraction


  • Pack Office
  • LaTeX

Workshops and Practical Experiences

Lectures on the MEG technique and hands-on practice, 2019-01-17

Imaging Center for Integrated Body, Mind and Culture Research, National Taiwan University.
Presentation of what the MEG (Magneto-EncephaloGraphy) consist in, how they can be applied in linguistic research, hands-on practice for the set up of an MEG experiment

fMRI Safety Training Course, 2018-12-28

Imaging Center for Integrated Body, Mind and Culture Research, National Taiwan University.
Presentation of the facilities of the center, talks about safety issues when running an fMRI experiment

fMRI data preprocessing and analysis, 2018-12-26

Taiwan Brain and Imaging Center, National Chengchi University.
Practical (hands-on) workshop for fMRI data preprocessing and analysis (1st level & 2nd level), using MATLAB and SPM12

Grants and Awards

Taiwan Scholarship Program, Ph.D grant, 2017-2021

Ministry of Education, Taiwan

Travel Grant, 2017

University Paris-Diderot, Labex EFL (Laboratoire de Linguistique Formelle), France

Research and Practical Training Program in Taiwan, 2016

Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan

Huayu Enrichment Scholarship, 2015

Ministry of Education, Taiwan

Price of Student Involvement for Chinese Tutoring Activities, 2015

Sorbonne Paris Cité, France