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Research Fellow & Director

Wen-Ling Tu

Research Fellow & Director
Wen-Ling Tu

Dr. Wen-Ling Tu, Director of the Research Institute for Democracy, Society And Emerging Technology (DSET) and Distinguished Professor of the Department of Public Administration at National Chengchi University, currently also serves as Dean of the International College of Innovation, Director of the Centre for Innovative Democracy and Sustainability, and the Editor-in-Chief of the East Asian Science, Technology and Society: An International Journal (EASTS). She has been a committee member of policy consultation for several public agencies. She received her Ph.D. in Environmental Planning from the University of California, Berkeley. Her research focuses on science, technology, and society (STS), environmental governance, risk communication, and public participation and deliberation. She has published several articles about the environmental impacts of the high-tech industry, citizen science on air monitoring projects, and nuclear waste disputes in Taiwan. She is the coordinator of a popular science TV program, “Open the S-File: When Science meets Social Controversies.” She won the 2010 Ta-You Wu Memorial Award of the National Science Council, Taiwan, the 2007 Top Ten Rising Stars in Taiwan/Environmental Protection Award, and the 2004 Bob and Sydney Brown International Humanitarian Award. She has been involved in the environmental movement in Taiwan since the 1990s and is an active organizer of citizen deliberative forums on various policy issues in Taiwan.

Other Position:Distinguished Professor, Department of Public Administration, National Chengchi University
Education :Ph.D., Environmental Planning, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.
DSET Research Field :Net Zero Technology

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Artificial Intelligence

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