鄭德淵，音樂學者、箏樂演奏家、音樂教育家。1950 年出生於雲林縣。年輕時期專擅箏樂演奏，後取得馬里蘭大學（University of Maryland）民族音樂學博士。 曾參與創立成功大學藝術研究所（1995）、臺南藝術大學七年一貫制中國音樂學系（1998）暨民族音樂學研究所。對於臺灣國樂發展與民族音樂學研究貢獻良多。現任國立臺南藝術大學副校長兼教務長。
Cheng Te-yuan, born in 1950 in Yulin, is a musicologist, Zheng string performer, and music educator. Zheng was a good Zheng string performer at a young age and later on received a PhD in Ethnomusicology from University of Maryland. Zheng has made invaluable contributions to the development of Chinese traditional music and Ethnomusicology studies in Taiwan, including his support for establishing the NCKU Institute of Arts (1995), Department and Institute of Ethnomusicology of Tainan National University of the Arts (1998). Zheng currently serves as Vice-president cum Director of Academic Affairs, Tainan National University of the Arts.