- School of Public Health Mobley International Distinguished Alumni Award (2012)
As president of National Taiwan Sport University since 2010, Joe Chin-hsung Kao represents the great heights to which school alumni can rise. Kao earned his Doctor of Philosophy in human performance in 1993 after having received business degrees from universities in Taiwan.
Kao has served as honorary president on the Board of Directors for the Taiwan Society on Sport Management since 2008 and served as president for the executive committee of the Asian Association for Sport Management. Kao has presented and spoken at numerous international conferences. He also served as an exchange scholar at Beijing Sport University in 2000, 2007 and 2010, at Macau University in 2001 and at Macau University of Science and Technology in 2006.