Work History

Work History

Assistant Project Research Fellow

National Taiwan University / National Science Council
  • Participated in the research project funded by National Science Council, “Agro- biotech, Innovative Milleu and Local Development: An Empirical Study on “Chinese Agricultural Silicon Valley”,

Project Manager

Taiwan Environmental Information Association
  • In charge of projects on sustainability and green development including:
    • Civic Participation Survey and Sustainable Development Database , financed by Taipei Municiple Government
    • National sustainable development strategy(NSDS), United Nation-Millennium Development Goals(MDGs), and good governance for Taiwan, financed by EPA-Taiwan / secretariat office of National Council for Sustainable Development 
    • Local Agenda21 report (county level) for Yaoyuan City, Taiwan.
2005 - 2009

Project manager/Associate Researcher

Taiwan Evnironmental Information Association
  • Major projects on the topic of sustainability, including sustainable development report, local agenda 21, national sustainable development strategy, UN-MDGs, public participation survey, community hearing..,etc.
  • Reviewer of the international environmental daily news supported by Environmental Protection Agency.
  • To conduct the general affairs of the organization.
2008 - 2008

Consultant/ Trainer

Energy and Environment Research Laboratories, Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) / EPA
  • Global Coordinator for the 2008 International Workshop on Eco-Industrial Development and Environment and Science Technology Parks(ESTP) held by ITRI, the general consultant to EPA-Taiwan.
  • Co-trainer of the international workshop(I was assigned an emergent mission to invited two international trainers from Europe, Asia, or the States by two weeks for a customized training program.
  • Consulting and pre-communicating with anchor tenants on topics of green buildings, construction, design & planning of ESTP.
2005 - 2008

Advisory board member of TAF-ISO14000

TÜV-NORD – Taiwan
  • Annual consulting and audit meeting with TÜV-NORD - Taiwan, which is responsible for emergent conductive meeting in case of dispute about the product certification.
Jun 2006 - Dec 2006

Co-Project Director, Design consultant

EPICking Waterscape Design and System Engineering Inc.
  • Developed the total solution to waterscape technologies, micro climate control, landscape, eco-friendly material, tourism, and marketing for the redevelopment of the main entrance, nultifunction plaza of the theme park- Westlake Resortopia in central Taiwan.
  • Review material for design coordination requirements on special pack and the price.
  • Look for the suitable sub-cons. and set up meetings with sub-cons for the optimal technical resolution.
  • Develop details with team members and sub-cons.
  • Supervise landscape design and CAD operators on waterscape design.
  • Coordinated with VP, managers, electronic & facility engineers, marketing staffs.
Mar 2003 - Dec 2006

Project Consultant

Join Engineering Consulting Company Ltd.
  • Special contracts for two national projects on eco-industrial development, environmental science and technology parks(ESTP)
  • Consulting innovative and multi-interface coordination projects on waste recycling based economy (circular economy / eco-industrial parks) which looks for the optimized material flow, energy flow, and information flow in Hualien and Taoyuan ESTP.
  • Consulting various sub-contractors to coordinate with communities, local & central governments, consulting firms, and foreign expertises on the development of ESTP/eco-industrial parks.
  • Evaluation of the project performance on economic, environment and society. 
  • Developed community right-to-know hearing and field works fora better public communication within stakeholders which impressed the engineering consulting company the positiveaspect of public participation.
2003 - 2006


Minghsin University of Science and Technology
  • Lecturing core course “Community Development” for seniors, and  “Leisure Sociology” for freshmen.
  • Supervised a student team to win the national competition on strategic plan for tea production and tourism with honor.
  • Created an innovative tool via the web blog, emerged new media at that time, for a platform of education and feedback, as well as a tool for students' team work since 2002.  It was taken into an achievement and honored case of  the department.
2000 - 2002

Assistant Researcher

Center for National Land Research Center (CNLDR)
  • Coordination of a mid-term project,“The Mechanism for the Sustainable Development of Industrial Parks in Taiwan”, supported by the Industrial Development Bureau, MOEA
  • Performance evaluation on industrial parks in Taiwan.
  • Analytic milti-topics including land management, finance, medical and public health, industrial safety, transportation, environmental, and marketing to conclude a strategic review for industrial parks in Taiwan.
  • Coordinator of the 2002 International Symposium on Sustainable Mechanism to Industrial Parks.
  • Interview and conprehensive survey to managers, administration offices, and enterprises within major industrial parks in Taiwan withcomparative studies on European industrial estates(Denmark, Germany, and UK.)
  • Initiated and setup the official website and database of CNLDR.
Jun 1997 - Dec 1998

Lighting designer & stage designer

Drama workshop
  • Designed the lighting and stage for serial drama works in an innovative performance under very limited budget.
1995 - 1997

Chief architectural desgner

Architect Lin Chi-Chen & Associates

·Housing and Community Architecture: Yilan House No.8”(Winner of Taiwan 1st Green Architecture Design Awards), Edison Community Design & Planning

·Religious Architecture :New Construction Design of Buddhist Lo Dung kindergarten, Interior Design of Fu Jen Catholic University Church, Teresa Catholic Children Center

·School/ Public Architecture: Hsinchu Nanhwa Junior High School’s Gym Design, Judung Township Childcare Center Design, Bookshop of the Human and Society School in National Tsing Hua University, Refinition of Hsin-Chu City Cultural Center

·Historical Heritage Reuse: The Hsinchu Municipal Image Museum Reconstruction Design Competition (Awarded by many professional magazines)

·Theme/Amusement Park Design and Planning: Landscape architecture design and planning of Indian and Egyptian District, Window on China (Theme Park)

1993 - 1993


Spirulina Architectural Design Studio
  • A hotel & villa design project in Thailand.


2002 - Present

Ph.D candidate

National Taiwan University

Industrial Ecology and Planning

Sep 1998 - Jan 2002


National Cheng Kung University

  • Focus on issues include science parks, environment, industrial development, and urban planning.
  • The master thesis was the first paper discussing eco-industrial parks in Taiwan.


With cross-disciplinary education in design/planning and natural/social science, cross-sector experiences in business and NGOs, Bruce was in charge of design projects ranging from interior, landscape, religion, cultural heritage and theme parks which was unique to traditional real estate business. Eager to find a solution to dilemmas between industrial development and the environment, Bruce switched to the best professional planning school in Taiwan and engaged into the field of eco-industrial development as the pioneer industrial ecologist ,  with architectural and planning backgrounds since 1999. Used to work as professional designer and planners, NGOs, consulting firms, and governments, Bruce devoted his career to implement cross-disciplinary era over a decade. In short, to work on corporate sustainable development and to bridge across the gulf between industrial process, buildings, environmental world with cultural concern and innovation is always an endless mission for Bruce.



2007-nowMember, World Toilet Organization(WTO)

2004-nowMember, International Society for Industrial Ecology (ISIE)

2004-nowProject Manager/Consultant/ Associate Research Fellow, Taiwan Environmental Information Asociation (TEIA)

2005Founding member, Hsinchu City Vision Association

2001Member, Eco-Industrial Development Program, Work and Environment Initiative(WEI), Center for Environment Research, Cornell University, U.S.A.

2000Member, Chinese Regional Science Association Taiwan

2000Member, Architectural Institute of the R.O.C.

1996 Founding member, Hsinchu Cultural Club


Dec 1999 - Present

environment management system(EMS) & environment performance evaluation (EPE)

Industrial Technology Research Institute(ITRI) / EPA-Taiwan
Apr 1999 - Present

Design for Environment (DfE)

ITRI / EPA-Taiwan
2010 - Present

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