Mei-Hung Chiu is a Distinguished Professor at the Graduate Institute of Science Education, National Taiwan Normal University.
Chiu was the Chair of Committee on Chemistry Education (2012-15) and is an elected member of the Bureau and Executive Committee of International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) since 2016 (2016-2019; 2020-2023).
She published over 100 articles on conceptual understanding of scientific phenomenon, modeling-based competence, facial recognition system and augmented reality in science education, in international and national well-known journals.
Chiu was a recipient of the Distinguished Contribution to Chemical Education Award from the Federation of Asian Chemical Societies in 2009, the Distinguished Contribution to Science Education Award from Eastern-Asian Science Education Association in 2016, and the Distinguished Woman in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering from IUPAC in 2021.
She was elected as the President of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (2016-2017) based in the USA, the first president from a non-English speaking country. She has supervised 100 advisees to receive their advanced degrees (19 in PhD and 81 in MS) in science education.