Head of Program (Applied Buddhist Studies & Humanistic Buddhism)
Director (Humanistic Buddhism Centre)
PhD (Religious Studies), University of the West, USA; MA (Buddhist Studies), Tsung-Lin Buddhist College, Taiwan; MBA (Cranfield University), Bedford, UK; MS (Computer Science and Engineering), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA; BS with highest distinction (Computer Science and Engineering), Honors in Computer Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
phone: +61 (2) 4258 0724
Venerable Dr Juewei
Venerable Dr Juewei the Director of Nan Tien Institute’s Humanistic Buddhism Centre and Lecturer for the Institute’s Applied Buddhist Studies program. She is also now the Head of the new Humanistic Buddhism program. Venerable Dr Juewei holds a Ph.D. in Religious Studies, a Master of Arts in Buddhist Studies, a Master of Business Administration, and a Master of Science in Computer Science and Engineering.
Venerable Dr Juewei’s research interests include Humanistic Buddhism, Buddhist acculturation, and Buddhist issues in modern society, including Buddhist Economics and Buddhist Ethics. Besides research, Venerable Dr Juewei also teaches classes such as Buddhism and Modern Society, Buddhist Ethics and subjects related to Chinese Buddhism.
Through the Humanistic Buddhism Centre, Venerable Dr Juewei heads up a worldwide tour, ‘Buddha’s Birthday Education Project (BBEP)’ that connects past and present, east and west. BBEP has now been staged in ten places around the world, bringing research to life through art, music, and technology. Since 2017, Venerable Dr Juewei has also initiated the collection and publication of real-life humanistic applications of Buddhist teachings in www.facebook.com/turningpointsstories and started podcasting on soundcloud.com/nti-hbc.
In addition, Venerable Dr Juewei is an active member of the Fo Guang Shan Buddhist order. She has held many international positions within the order’s University Consortium and Temples, including University of the West and Hsi Lai Temple in California, USA, and Australia’s Nan Tien Temple.