Jwu-Sheng Hu received the B.S. degree from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, in 1984, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, in 1988 and 1990, respectively.
From 1991-1993, he was an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI where he received the Research Initiation Award from National Science Foundation. Since 1993, he joined the Department of Electrical Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan and became a full professor in 1998. He served as the vice-chairman of the Department since 2006. From 2008; he works in-part at the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) of Taiwan where he serves as the advisor for the Intelligent Robotics program and principle investigator of several large scale research projects on robotics across academia, industry and research institutions. He also serves as a research faculty at the National Chip Implementation Center (CIC) of Taiwan for embedded system design applications. He was the chairman of the Taipei Chapter, IEEE RA Society. Since 2015, he has been appointed as the general director of the Mechanical and Mechatronics System laboratory, ITRI. He also serves as the associate editor of the ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control. His current research interests include robotics, mechatronics, microphone array, and embedded systems.