|Minister of Environmental Protection Administration of the Republic of China|
3 March 2014 - 20 May 2016
|Deputy Minister of Research, Development and Evaluation Commission of the Republic of China|
|Born||5 February 1953|
|Nationality||Republic of China|
|Alma mater||National Taiwan University|
University of Rhode Island
Wei graduated from National Taiwan University for his bachelor's and master's degrees in geology. He obtained his doctoral degree in oceanography from the University of Rhode Island in the United States. He conducted post-doctoral research at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Wei had taught geology and geophysics as an assistant professor at Yale University.
Wei was named the Minister of the Environmental Protection Administration in February 2014. After the T.S. Taipei ran aground off the coast of Shimen District on 10 March 2016 and caused an oil spill, Wei attempted to resign.
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