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Civil engineer

Jan-Tai Kuo, Chinese, American civil engineer. Registered water resources engineer.

Background

Kuo, Jan-Tai was born on July 18, 1949 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Son of Ho-Li and Show-Luan (Chang) Kuo.

Education

Bachelor of Science, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1971. Master of Electrical Engineering, Manhattan College, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1981.

Career

Project engineer AWARE Corporation, Nashville, 1979-1981. Senior scientist General Software Corporation, Landover, Maryland, 1981-1982. Associate professor National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1982-1987, professor, since 1987.

Committee member Regional planning committee Ministry of the Interior, Taiwan, since 1995. Consultant River Protection Organization China times, Taiwan, 1995—1999. Director Hydrotech Research Institute, National Taiwan University, 2000—2003.

Achievements

  • Registered water resources engineer.

Membership

Member, board directors New Environmental Foundation, Taipei, Taiwan, since 1994. 2nd lieutenant Chinese Army in Taiwan, 1971-1973. Member American Society of Civil Engineers (chair probalistic approaches to water resources engineering committee 1998), Chinese Taiwan Division International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, International Association for Hydraulic Research (chairman committee probalistic methods hydraulics since 1998), International Water Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, photography, travel.

Connections

Married Kuang-Hsiang Yang Kuo, July 16, 1978. Children: Chi-Fen Kuo, Chi-Wen Kuo.

father:
Ho-Li Kuo

mother:
Show-Luan (Chang) Kuo

spouse:
Kuang-Hsiang Yang Kuo

child:
Chi-Fen Kuo

child:
Chi-Wen Kuo