Emeritus Professor, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology (NPUST),
Dr. Tsou obtained the degree of Doctor of Natural Science in University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands in 1970. He has worked as Biochemist cum Deputy Director General cum Acting Director General, and Director General in AVRDC for more than thirty years. After his retirement, he has participated in Planning committee on Agricultural Science & Technology Development Strategy and National Science & Technology Program for Agricultural Biotechnology Phase III, in order to assist to provide some suggestions on agricultural science & technology strategy. In that capacity he provided leadership and direction to Taiwan’s agricultural science & technology strategic planning. At present he works as the Emeritus Professor, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology (NPUST). His main research areas focus on agricultural innovation, strategic technology roadmapping, agricultural biotechnology, and S & T policy research. His key competencies include Agricultural Innovation, Strategic Technology Roadmapping, Agricultural Biotechnology, and Science and Technology Policy Research. Dr. Tsou is a member of the AVRDC-The World Vegetable Center Board of Directors.