Way Kuo is President and University Distinguished Professor of City University of Hong Kong. Professor Kuo is a member of the US National Academy of Engineering, Academia Sinica in Taiwan, and International Academy for Quality. He is also a Foreign Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering.
Before joining CityU, Professor Kuo was University Distinguished Professor and Dean of Engineering at the University of Tennessee. Previously, Kuo held the Wisenbaker Chair of Engineering in Innovation and was the head of the Department of Industrial Engineering at Texas A&M University managing both the industrial and biomedical engineering programs. The NRC - Research Doctoral Programs and U.S. News & World Report both ranked the department under his leadership among the best in the US. Kuo has previously held appointment as a Fulbright Scholar and worked for Bell Laboratories.
As a recipient of the IEEE Reliability Society Lifetime Achievement Award and many other honors and awards, Professor Kuo is renowned for his work in designing and modeling reliability for electronics systems and products. He is also known for promoting the curriculum of relevance to the societal needs and problems-oriented research.
An author and co-author of nine books on reliability, education and nuclear safety, he currently serves as the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Reliability. He received the PhD degree in engineering in 1980 from Kansas State University and the BS degree in nuclear engineering in 1972 from National Tsing-Hua University.
郭教授是九部可靠度研究、教育研究與核安全專著的作者及合著者，目前並擔任IEEE Transactions on Reliability的主編。 郭教授於1980年取得美國堪薩斯州大工程學博士學位，1972年取得台灣國立清華大學核子工程學士學位。