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educator , Engineer

Nae Wen Kuo, Chinese environmental engineer, educator. Achievements include first to apply industrial ecology to tourism management; first to advocate the linkages between organic agriculture and agro-ecotourism; first to initiate the linkages between ecotourism and health tourism.

Background

Kuo, Nae Wen was born on December 13, 1971 in Tainan, Taiwan. Son of Teng Shan Kuo and Kui Hua Huang.

Education

Bachelor, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1994. Doctor of Philosophy, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 2000. Postgraduate, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 2000—2001.

Career

Assistant professor Graduate Institute Tourism and Health Science National Taipei College Nursing, 2001—2004, associate professor Graduate Institute Tourism and Health Science, 2004—2008. Associate professor Department Geography National Taiwan Normal University, 2008—2010. Vice director Research Center Environmental Systems National Taiwan University, Taipei, since 2004.

Professor department geography National Taiwan Normal University, since 2010.

Achievements

  • Achievements include first to apply industrial ecology to tourism management. First to advocate the linkages between organic agriculture and agro-ecotourism. First to initiate the linkages between ecotourism and health tourism.

Membership

Consultant ecotourism development Tainan (Taiwan) County Government, 2003—2005. Community planner Chrshang Township Government, Taitung, Taiwan, 2004—2006. Chief consultant health tourism Department Health, Taipei, 2004—2006.

Consultant environmental management Taipei City Government, 1999—2001. Fellow: Society Ecotourism, Society Bird Conservation. Member: Society National Park.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Ecotourism, birdwatching, bicycling.

Connections

Married Tai Jung Yang, December 1, 1971. Children: Shuan Zhi children: Shuan Fan.

father:
Teng Shan Kuo

mother:
Kui Hua Huang

spouse:
Tai Jung Yang

child:
Shuan Zhi children: Shuan Fan Kuo