Nae-Wen, Kuo is a Professor of the Department of Geography, National Taiwan Normal University. He received his PhD in Environmental Management from National Taiwan University in 2000. His research expertise is about environmental planning and management, Industrial Ecology, urban metabolism, climate change adaption, and resilience city. He has published several articles in journals and books and often reviews papers for international journals. He also serves as a consultant of the government agencies to contribute to the collaboration between academia and government and develop partnerships and relationships between different stakeholders.