Dr. Chi-Un Lei obtained the Best Paper Award (“Merit Paper Award”) of the IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering (TALE 2013) for his work on “Advancements in Using a Machine Design Project for Teaching Introductory Electrical Engineering”.

The TALE conference is held each year in Asia-Pacific region (IEEE Region 10). It is intended to complement existing conferences sponsored by the IEEE Education Society, most notably Frontiers in Education in North America (IEEE Regions 1–7) and EDUCON in Europe/Middle East/Africa (IEEE Region 8).

The TALE 2013 conference was held in Bali, Indonesia from August 26-29, 2013. There were 115 accepted full papers (with its acceptance rate as 36%), out of the total 319 submissions for both full and short papers.