National Taiwan Normal University

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Taipei, Taiwan

National Taiwan Normal University , or Shīdà 師大, is an institution of higher education and normal school operating out of three campuses in Taipei, Taiwan. NTNU is widely recognized as one of Taiwan's elite higher education institutions. The university enrolls approximately 11,000 students each year. The ratio of undergraduate to graduate students is 6:4. Approximately 1,500 students are international. Wikipedia.


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Patent
National Taiwan Normal University | Date: 2016-10-13

A method of power management to be implemented by an energy-consuming device includes the steps of: while the energy-consuming device is in an operating state, receiving an input associated with a time period; determining first energy consumption for operation in the operating state for the time period; determining second energy consumption for switching to a shutdown state; determining a smaller one between the first and second energy consumptions; maintaining operation in the operating state when it is determined that the first energy consumption is the smaller one; and switching to the shutdown state when it is determined that the second energy consumption is the smaller one.


Patent
National Taiwan Normal University | Date: 2016-09-15

An electronic device includes a display unit, an input unit, a memory unit, a sensor unit, a communication unit, and a control unit. The display unit is configured to display a question and answers corresponding to the question. The input unit is configured to allow user selection of one of the answers. The sensor unit is configured to detect movement of the electronic device. The control unit is configured to control the memory unit to record the one of the answers and to determine whether the movement meets a predetermined condition of shaking after the user selection is received by the input unit, and to control the communication unit to transmit the one of the answers when it is determined that the movement meets the predetermined condition.


Patent
National Taiwan Normal University | Date: 2016-12-20

This invention proposes using a feed forward quasi universal converter for energy harvesters, and uses it to power IoTs (Internet of things). A typical DC to DC converter uses voltage feedback control or current feedback control. It is not easy for the input impedance to closely match the output impedance of the power source. In the meantime, it also meets its output voltage and power targets. The Feed forward Quasi Universal Converter proposed in this invention controls the input impedance and the output voltage/power within a range that meets the design targets. It is also achieved with a simple electronic adjustment when the source impedance changes or the output requirements change. It has the potential to shorten the IoTs system industrys product development cycle, reduce installation and maintenance costs and facilitate the adoption of hybrid energy sources.


Patent
National Taiwan Normal University | Date: 2016-04-08

An economizer compressor is to be used in an air conditioner. The air conditioner includes the economizer compressor, an evaporator, and a container. The evaporator generates condensed water during operation. The container receives the condensed water generated by the evaporator. The economizer compressor includes a main body and a textile member that is capable of transferring moisture and is quick drying. The main body is to be disposed in the container. The textile member covers at least a part of the main body, and is to be used for absorbing the condensed water.


Disclosed is neutrophil geleatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) for use in prevention and treatment of polycystic kidney diseases. By administration of NGAL, the lifespan of patients can be prolonged.


Disclosed is a method of treating or preventing polycystic kidney disease (PKD) by administration of neutrophil geleatinase-associated lipocalin (Ngal) protein. Also, a transgenic non-human animal model is established to investigate the effect of overexpression of exogenous Ngal on PKD progression.


Patent
National Taiwan Normal University and Chang Gung Memorial Hospital | Date: 2016-10-04

The present invention is related to an extracting method of kuguacin, pharmaceutical composition comprising the kuguacin and use thereof, specifically related to a use of the kuguacin for treating periodontal diseases.


Patent
National Taiwan Normal University | Date: 2016-05-17

An air conditioning economizer includes a compressor, a condenser, a metering device, an evaporator generating condensed water during operation, a refrigerant pipe and a textile member. The refrigerant pipe is a loop pipe interconnecting the compressor, the condenser, the metering device and the evaporator, and includes a supercooling section interconnecting the condenser and the metering device. The textile member is capable of transferring moisture, is quick drying, covers the supercooling section, and is for absorbing the condensed water.


Patent
National Taiwan Normal University | Date: 2016-07-21

A modular electric vehicle includes a first body module having a lateral connecting side, a second body module having a lateral connecting side, two first wheels mounted to the first body module, two second wheels mounted to the second body module, and a connection unit. The connection unit includes a first electrical connector disposed at the lateral connecting side of the first body module, and a second electrical connector disposed at the lateral connecting side of the second body module. The first electrical connector is operable to be selectively and electrically coupled to the second electrical connector, so that the first and second body modules can be selectively assembled to form a relatively light electric vehicle.


Patent
National Taiwan Normal University | Date: 2016-08-16

A method for treating a tau-associated disease is disclosed, which comprises the step of administering a pharmaceutical composition to a subject in need. Particularly, a method for treating Alzheimers disease is disclosed, which comprises the step of administering a pharmaceutical composition to a subject in need.

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