Dr. Li-Wen Liao


Li-Wen Liao received his PhD from Ghent Institute for International Studies (GIIS), now Ghent Institute for International and European Studies (GIES), Ghent University.

His main research focused are international space politics and global space governance. He has published two books, The Regime Complex of Global Space Complex - The International space politics of the 21st Century (2016 in English) and Space Policy, International Politics and Global Governance (2019 in Chinese). The growing regional space cooperation activities and the accelerated strategic space regionalisation are his current studying focuses.

In parallel to his academic endeavours, conducting policy research projects for countries’ public services, space sector and research institutes are the services he offers to fulfil his scholarly social economic responsibilities. Regularly he is involved in the international expert groups for sharing his advices to improve national and international space policy and governance.

Li-Wen Liao is currently a Guest Researcher at the NCKU R&D Foundation, National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Tainan, Taiwan.

Contact and Publications (with UGent)

e-mail: xavier.liao@ckmail.ncku.edu.tw