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Date:2015-06-30

Prof. Andrew Wo, newest Chair to Washington Accord

In the latest meeting of the International Engineering Alliance (IEAM 2015, Istanbul), Institute of Engineering Education Taiwan (IEET)’s own Deputy Secretary General, Dr. Andrew M. Wo, was elected as the new Chair of the Washington Accord.

Dr. Andrew M. Wo is a professor in the Institute of Applied Mechanics on the National Taiwan University. He received his Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1990 and began his career in National Taiwan University in 1991. Ever since the establishment of IEET, Dr. Wo have been active in contributing to the Washington Accord and other international organizations. In 2011, he became the Deputy Chair of the Washington Accord.

This year, with unanimous approval of the 17 signatories of the Washington Accord, Prof. Wo became the first Chair of the Washington Accord from Asia.