Ying-Wei Wang was born in Pington, Taiwain, in 1963. He received the Bachelorís degree in Traffic Engineering and Management from the University of Feng-Chia, Taiwan, in 1986, and M.D. and Ph.D.degrees in Transportation and Communication Management Science from National Cheng Kung university, Tainan, Taiwan, in 1991 and 1996, respectively.
He has held lecturing positions at the Natiomal Perghu University of Science and Techndogy, Penghu, Taiwan. He is currently a professor and also the president at the Penghu University. His research interests cover transportation safety, facility location planning and system simulation, with over 100 technical publications.