Way Kuo

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Professor Way Kuo
Born (1951-01-05) 5 January 1951 (age 66)
Taiwan Taipei, Taiwan
Fields Engineering
Institutions Bell Labs
Texas A&M University
University of Tennessee
Alma mater National Tsing Hua University (B.S.)
Kansas State University (PhD)
Known for President of the City University of Hong Kong

Professor Way Kuo (Chinese: 郭位) (born January 5, 1951 in Taipei, Taiwan) is the current President and University Distinguished Professor of the City University of Hong Kong. Before joining CityU, he was University Distinguished Professor and Dean of Engineering at the University of Tennessee.[1]

Professor Kuo received his PhD degree in engineering in 1980 from Kansas State University and BS degree in nuclear engineering in 1972 from National Tsing-Hua University in Taiwan.

Professor Kuo is elected a Foreign Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering.[2] He is also an elected member of the United States National Academies of Engineering, Academia Sinica in Taiwan and International Academy for Quality. He is Fellow of the American Society for Quality (ASQ), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), American Statistical Association (ASA), and Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE).[3]


Academic offices
Preceded by
Richard Ho Yan-ki
President of the City University of Hong Kong
14 May 2008 – present
Order of precedence
Preceded by
Charles K. Kao
Recipient of the Grand Bauhinia Medal
Hong Kong order of precedence
President of the City University of Hong Kong
Succeeded by
Albert Chan
President and Vice-Chancellor Hong Kong Baptist University