Jen-Ho Tsao was born in Taiwan in 1953. He received the B.S. degree from National Chiao Tung University in 1976, the M.S. degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1981, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1983.
Since 1986 he has been on the faculty of the department of electrical engineering at National Taiwan University. He is interested in biomedical engineering, communications and signal processing.