Smart Agriculture
MR. JEON, Jaesu
Mr. Jeon, in parallel to running local commercial business, is scarifying his energy and time to engage in the community development in Chad. In this respect, he has been involved in various rural development projects in Chad and engaged himself as Country Director of I-DREAM since 2016. After having completed the I-DREAM Chad registration, his first project is to promote Sahel region earth construction for housing improvement of the local communities.
Biogas production in Scandinavia (tentative)
Scandinavian Biogas Fuels AB Dept. of Thematic Studies - Environmental Change Linköping University
Renewable energy in Brazil: a study about the potential for biogas production
PROF. EDWIGES, Thiago edwiges
Federal University of Technology / Parana / Brazil
Structure Analysis of Compressed Soil Bricks Masonry Structure
Amir is a multidisciplinary civil engineer in structural design, building pathology, transport and mobility. He is a structure and material specialist at a global engineering firm in France. His developing interest include the development of natural material in building structure, Reinforcing Structural member in RC by natural fiber, Timber Composite structure and Compressed Soil brick Masonry structure.
Background and basic direction of soil construction in Chad
MR. PARK, Geunsun
Since 2001, Mr. Geunsun PARK has worked in the Chad community development projects for more than 14 different villages. These projects include water well digging, agricultural development, educations campaign etc. In addition, as part of the local community development, he has invested his energy to develop friendship technology transfer projects such as charcoals manufacturing, earth soil brick development, dried mango manufacturing, packaging and commercialization for the community income generation, etc. From 2010, he collaborated with Korean Handong University to develop appropriate technology applications, and since 2015, he teaches KCOC community development programme. He served as country director of Good Neighbors International for Chad, and country director of I-DREAM Chad. He is currently serving as country director of Somang Society association and as senior advisor of I-DREAM Chad.
RegenVillages – Integrated village designs for thriving regenerative communities
ReGen Villages, B.V.
James Ehrlich is a serial entrepreneur Founder of ReGen Villages Entrepreneur in Residence Stanford University Center for Design Research Senior Fellow, Opus Novum at NASA Ames White House/State Department Appointee Joint Task Force: FEWW (Food, Energy, Water and Waste)
An open-source smart farm training kit for developing countries.
DR. SON, Muntak
Joy Institute of Technology
Initial major researches in the Microiology (B.Sc) and Biochemical Engineering (M. Eng.) at Seoul National University, Dr. Muntak Son has enlarged his research area into the analytical chemistry at Univ. of South Australia (Ph.D). Inventor of smart farming systems, including a very light and solid dome structure, automatic greenhouse control systems, etc. he is investing his energy in the development of modern technology application into the agricultural domain. He founded Joy Institute of Technology, an NGO to develop open-source science education kits for developing countries. In this EKC 2017, he serves also as the camp master of the appropriate technology camp (also known as EKC2017 Science School).
Building the second version of the World Digital Magnetic Anomaly Map (WDMAM)
DR. CHOI, Yujin
Yujin Choi received a PhD in Fluid Mechanics from the University of Strasbourg, France (1988) and a Computer Science from the University of Brest (1996). She is a Senior Research Engineer at CNRS, in the Marine Geoscience Team of IPGP. She has worked on a wide range of Marine Geoscience applications, from instrument design to data processing, modeling and inversion, with always a strong methodological component. Her most recent achievement is her involvement in the World Digital Anomaly Map.
Classification of Ground Subsidence Factors for Prediction of Ground Subsidence Risk (GSR)
PROF. IHM, Myeong hyeok
Daejeon University
Prof. Ihm is specialized in structural geology, engineering geology, rock mechanics and geotechnical engineering. Especially he has over 36 years of experience in structural geological field survey and geological mapping in Korea and South-East Asia. Currently, he participated in the National Research Projects of the Ground Subsidence Research Group of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport in Korea as a Research Director and also he has been working for Geotechnics and Environments Research Center in Korea as a President since 2000. In 2015, he published book, Understanding of Geotechnical Engineering. He earned Ph.D. in Structural Geology from Kyungpook National University.
Quantum nanophotonics with quantum dots and nanowires
Technical University of Denmark
Nika Akopian received his Ph.D. in physics in 2008 from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. He then worked as a postdoc at Delft and Eindhoven Universities of Technology in the Netherlands. He is now an Associate Professor at the Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark. Nika’s research interests include quantum information, quantum optics, and nanoscience.
Materials and Processing Technologies for Nanophotonics
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Prof. Mattias Hammar, received his MSc (1986) and PhD (1993) degrees from the Department of Physics, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH). From 2007 he is a Professor at the Department of Electronics at KTH and during his career he has also been affiliated with the Swedish Institute of Microelectronics, IBM Research Division and Zarlink Semiconductor. He has an extensive academic and industrial experience related to optoelectronic materials and devices, he has managed or been involved in several national and international projects within the photonics area, and he is Program Director for the International Master’s program in Nanotechnology at KTH.
Control of Orbital Angular Momentum of Light Using Metamaterials and Nanoantennas
DR. OH, Sang soon
Imperial College London, U.K.
Sang Soon Oh is a senior researcher in the department of physics at Imperial College London. He received PhD degree in department of physics at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). During his PhD he visited University of St Andrews, UK. Following his PhD, he worked at Electronics Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) in South Korea and moved to University of Surrey, UK. Since 2011, he has been working in Condensed Matter Theory group at Imperial College London.
Age-associated cellular surveillance and defense system defends against aging in C. elegans
DR. HAHM, Jeong-hoon
Center for Plant Aging Research, IBS
Dr. Jeong-Hoon Hahm is a research committee of the Institute for Basic Science (IBS), Korea. In 2006, he received his B.S. in biology from Yonsei University, and in 2010, he earned his Ph.D. in biochemistry in Yonsei University. After three years’ postdoctoral research in the aging-research field at both Yonsei University and Buck Institute for Research on Aging Center, he returned to Korea at IBS as a research committee, and he continues his aging research.
Positive feedback between the Arabidopsis aging regulator ORE1 and circadian clock components promotes robust rhythmicity
DR. HONG, Sunghyun
Center for Plant Aging Research, IBS
Dr. Sunghyun Hong received his Ph.D in 2008 from Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Korea. Then he moved to Dartmouth College, Department of Biological Sciences for his postdoctoral research. Dr. Sunghyun Hong is currently serving as a researcher in Center for Plant Aging Research, Institute for Basic Science (IBS), and continuing his research mainly focuesed on aging and senescence, chronobiology and light signaling.
DR. KIM, Keetae
Principal Researcher, Department of New Biology, DGIST
Dr. Keetae Kim had received his Ph.D in Microbiology in 1995, from University of Texas at Austin, Texas. From 1995-2000, he had served as a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. Then he moved to Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, and served as an instructor. From 2012, he is serving as a principal researcher at Department of New Biology, DGIST, Daegu, Korea. His research interest includes miRNAdependent regulation of energy metabolism and lifespan.
Recurrent somatic variations are associated with tissue-specific aging in the turquoise killifish
DR. KIM, Yumi
Center for Plant Aging Research, IBS
Dr. Yumi Kim received her PhD in 2012 from Pohang University of Science and Technology(POSTECH),Korea on spatio-temporal regulation of circadian regulator, GIGANTEA for plant physiology. Then she moved to Pisa, Italy and Cologne, Germany for her postdoctoral training to study aging using an emerging model organism, the turquoise killifish. Dr. Kim is now joined as a Junior group leader in IBS,Korea. She is focusing on elucidating common aging mechanisms across species and how we can live longer.
Pancreatic beta-cell Ca2+ handling in ageing
Karolinska Institutet
Per-Olof Berggren, Ph.D., is Professor and Head of Cell Biology and Experimental Endocrinology, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Director of The Rolf Luft Research Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. Prof. Berggren is a world-leader within the field of pancreatic islet research. He has done pioneering work regarding the fundamental mechanisms regulating the stimulus-response coupling in the endocrine pancreas.
Leaf senescence with emphasis on mitochondrial contributions to the process.
Umea University
Per Gardeström made his PhD in Biochemistry at Umeå University in 1981. After postdoc in USA and research positions in biochemistry and plant physiology in Umeå, PG is since 2001 professor in Plant Physiology at Umeå Plant Science Centre. His research topic is plant metabolism with emphasis on the interactions between the energy organelles chloroplasts and mitochondria both in relation to photosynthesis and leaf senescence. PG has published more than 120 research papers in the field.
Hidden costs of infection: malaria in songbirds accelerates telomere degradation and senescence in wild birds.
Lund University
Professor in Animal Ecology at Lund University, Lund Sweden since 2007. Did a post doc at Cornell University, Ithaca, USA in 1995-1996 on immunoecology in wild birds. Researcher and Lecturer in Animal Ecology at Lund University 1996-2007. Was awarded an ERC Advanced Grant in spring 2017 for studies on hidden cost of disease and immune responses.
Direct generation of soma, stem cells and organs
PROF. HAN, Dong wook
Department of Stem Cell Biology, School of Medicine, Konkuk University
Dong Wook Han received his PhD from Konkuk University in 2008, and has been Professor/President Trust Professor in Konkuk University since 2011. His research topics range from transcription factor-mediated direct cell fate transition to recent 3D organoid technology.
In vivo high-throughput profiling of CRISPR-Cpf1 activity
PROF. KIM, Hyongbum
Department of Pharmacology, Yonsei University College of Medicine
Kim is an associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology, Yonsei University college of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea. He received his M.D. in 2001 and Ph.D. in 2006 from Yonsei University, Seoul. During his Ph.D. programme, he studied tissue engineering using mesenchymal stem cells and biomaterials. After postdoctoral training at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, in the field of stem cell biology, he became an independent researcher in 2010, when he changed his research field to genome editing. His laboratory is interested in genome engineering in several types of cultured cells (including stem cells) and in mammals, as well as in the development of CRISPR-Cas-based high-throughput methods for genetic studies.
Two distinct cancer-promoting stromal gene expression programs are linked to lung function
Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Ola Larsson received a PhD from Karolinska Institutet (Stockholm, Sweden) in 2005 where he is currently appointed associate professor. His current research interests lie in the area of how selective changes mRNA translation affects composistions of proteomes. He integrates cellular models and high throughput methods aimed to gain mechanistic understanding regarding transcriptome wide dysregulation of mRNA translation in diseases including cancer.
Cryo-EM resolution revolution reveals how proteins are synthesised in cellular organelles
Stochkolm University, Sweden
Alexey Amunts received a PhD from Tel Aviv University in 2010, on the X-ray crystal structure determination of a plant Photosystem I. He did a postdoc with Venki Ramakrishnan at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge UK, where he solved the cryo-EM structures of the ribosomes from mitochondria. From 2015 he is a group leader at Stockholm University, working on characterization of protein synthesis in organelles using structural biology.
Molecular Architecture of Huntington’s Disease protein
PROF. SONG, Ji-joon
KAIST Institute for the BioCentury
Professor Song received his B.S. at Seoul National University, and M.S. at Gwanju Institute Science and Technology, Korea. He earned his Ph.D. at the Watson School of Biological Sciences, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, USA in 2005. He worked as a research fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School until 2008. He is a recipient of Bristol-Myers Squibbs predoctoral fellowship and the Jane Coffin Childs Fund Fellowship. Professor Song joined as a facuty at Department of Biological Sciences, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Tehnology (KAIST), Korea, and is currently associate professor with tenure. He was also selected as one of young talented crystallographer of the world by International Union of Crystallography in 2014.
Deciphering low-level somatic mutations in human brain disorders
PROF. LEE, Jeong ho
Prof. Jeong Ho Lee is a physician-scientist with a broad background in medicine, human genetics, and molecular neurobiology. He received MD-PhD at Yonsei University College of Medicine at 2009. Then, he had postdoctoral training in UC San Diego/Howard Hughes Medical Institute from 2009 to 2012. Since 2012, he has served as a faculty (‘Translational Neurogenetics Lab’) at KAIST.
Metabolic shaping of the immune system
PROF. MAURO, Claudio
Queen Mary University of London, UK
I graduated from the University of Naples “Federico II” (Italy) with a degree in Medical Biotechnology in 2002 and a PhD in Molecular Oncology and Endocrinology in 2007. During my PhD (2002-07) I studied the pro-inflammatory and anti-apoptotic response controlled by the NF-kappaB family of transcription factors. During my postdoc (2007-11), I worked both at the University of Chicago (USA) and Imperial College (UK) at the identification of the molecular links between inflammation and metabolism in the adaptive immune system and in cancer. I moved to the William Harvey Research Institute in 2011 as part of the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry. My current focus is the investigation of the metabolic requirements of the immune response during inflammation.
Human mitochondrial translation: fundamental aspects and pathological implications
Centre national de la recherche scientifique, France
Marie SISSLER received her PhD in Molecular Biology in 1998. After a post-doctoral stay in the University of Vermont (USA), she obtained a position at the Centre Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS-France). She is Research Director since 2013 and heading a group, which study the structure/function relationships of macromolecules forming the translation machinery in healthy as well as under pathological contexts. Focuses are made on mitochondrial tRNAs and aaRSs, using approaches combining mainly biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology, and bioinformatic.
Challenges and Opportunities in the Advancement of Korean Medicine
DR. LEE, Hyejung
Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine
Lee Hyejung is a Korean Medical Doctor(KMD) and currently is the president of Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine (KIOM) in Daejeon, Republic of Korea. She is also a profressor at the College of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University, in Seoul, Korea and a visiting professor of China Medical University in Taiwan. She has published more than 200 articles and books about acupuncture and science.
Translating brain image and its connectomics to clinical biomarker
PROF. LEE, Dong soo
Seoul National University
Dong Soo Lee is a nuclear medicine physician and brain imaging specialist. He was involved in adopting topological concept to brain connectivity analysis and now expanding the approach to higher dimensional brain graphs and volume entropy and their use for classifier and prognosticator. His current interest reached ‘integrating’ epi-transcriptomics micro-imaging and fluorescence tomography mesoscale connectomics and PET/MRI brain macro-imaging.
Characterization of the biochemical and biological activities of proteasome deubiquitinase inhibitors
Linköping University, Sweden
Stig Linder, PhD (Karolinska Institute), 1982. Postdoctoral education: Dep of Human Genetics, Yale University School of Medicine. Professor of cancer pharmacology, Karolinska Institute, professor of pharmacology, Linköping University.
One health approaches to zoonotic diseases: MERS, HPAI and AMR
PROF. PARK, Yong ho
Seoul National University
Professor Park has achieved his DVM and MS at College of Veterinary Medicine, Seoul National University, Korea. In 1991, he has obtained his PhD in veterinary microbiology at Washington State University, US. Prof. Park has honored as fellow at Korean Academy of Science and Technology. From 2011 to 2014, he has worked as a Commissioner at the Animal, Plant, Fisheries, Quarantine and Inspection Agency, KOREA. Now, Prof. Park is a Commissioner of Korea BioMAX Institute at SNU and appointed as a Chair of CODEX AMR T/F 2017-2020 Korea.
Cancer immunotherapy beyond PD-1 immune checkpoint blockade
PROF. HA, Sang-jun
Yonsei University
Sang-Jun Ha received a Ph.D. in life science from POSTECH, Pohang, Korea in 2001 and went on to do his post-doctoral research at Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, USA, where he was trained by Dr. Rafi Ahmed from 2004-2008. Dr. Ha was appointed as an assistant professor of Department of Biochemistry at Yonsei University in 2009 and is now working as an associate professor at the same university. The long-term goal of Dr. Ha’s laboratory is to develop approaches to rejuvenate the immune system in settings such as chronic infections and cancers.
Structural and mechanistic studies of structure-selective nucleases involved in DNA repair
International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Poland
Dr. Marcin Nowotny received his PhD from the Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw in the group of prof. Jacek Kuźnicki. He did his postdoctoral training at the National Institutes of Health, USA in the group of Dr. Wei Yang, where he worked out the mechanism of RNases H1. In 2008 he started his group at the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw. Dr. Nowotny uses crystallography and protein biochemistry to study the mechanism of nucleases involved in DNA repair and reverse transcriptases.
Technological Options for Spent Nuclear Fuel Management in Korea
PROF. CHOI, Sungyeol
Ulsan National Insttite of Science and Technology (UNIST)
Sungyeol Choi is a nuclear engineer specialized at nuclear fuel cycle and nuclear nonproliferation. He is an assistant professor of nuclear engineering, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) in Korea. He was a senior researcher at Division of Nuclear Fuel Cycle Technology Development, Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute. From 2010 to 2012, he was a research fellow at Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. He earned Ph.D. and B.S. in Nuclear Engineering from Seoul National University.
Geological disposal of radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel: Experience from Sweden and Finland
KTH Royal Institute of Technology and GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences
Prof. Ove Stephansson is specialized in in-situ rock stress and its measurement, engineering geology, rock mechanics and rock engineering and especially has over 40 years of experience in geological disposal of nuclear wastes in Sweden and Finland. Currently, he is affiliated with Helmholtz Centre Potsdam, German Research Centre for Geosciences as a Visiting professor in Section 2.6 Seismic Hazard and Stress Field. He has been working since 2011 as a member of the international SONEX group at the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority in Finland for overlooking the rock mechanics works for the underground research facility ONKALO, Olkiluoto, Finland. He has conducted review work of the final disposal of spent nuclear fuel and rock inspections of CLAB and SFR underground facilities for the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority, Stockholm.
SEALER: a small lead-cooled reactor for power production in remote areas
LeadCold Reactors
Janne Wallenius has been doing research on lead-cooled reactor systems at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm since 1996. In 2008 he was promoted to full professor and in 2013 he co-founded LeadCold Reactors. In 2016 he was appointed one Sweden's 10 most innovative entrepreneurs.
Liquefied natural gas from the Arctic and the linkages with politics and shipping
Fridtjof Nansen Institute, Norway
Arild Moe is Deputy Director and Senior Research Fellow at the Fridtjof Nansen Institute. He has a cand. polit. degree from the University of Oslo with political science, Russian language and public law. Most of his research has been devoted to Russia and his research interests include the Russian energy sector, in particular the oil and gas industry; the regional dimension in the Russian petroleum sector; offshore activities in the Barents Sea; Russian climate politics, and also Russian-Norwegian relations. He has also been engaged in studies of broader Arctic policy issues as well as Norwegian policy in the High North. He was a member of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs' panel studying consequences for Norway of increased Arctic shipping activities, and is on the organizing committee for the North Pacific Arctic Conference.
A new paradigm for sustainable construction: the power of evidence-based design
University of Sheffield & ECD Architects
Dr Pelsmakers is a UK chartered architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, building, researching and teaching sustainable architecture. She co-leads an MSc in Sustainable Architecture at Sheffield School of Architecture and is Head of Research at ECD Architects where she supports the practice with evidence-based design. She authored ‘The Environmental Design Pocketbook’, with the aim to change and challenge the way we design and build to mitigate (and adapt to) climate change.
Beautiful multiphase flows at ultra-high resolution calculated at super-fast speeds: phase change applications and stratified flows
DR. VALLURI, Prashant
The University of Edinburgh
Prashant Valluri is Deputy Head of the Graduate School and a Senior Lecturer in Chemical Engineering at The University of Edinburgh. Leads a group in modelling transient multiphase flows using theoretical and numerical techniques. - PhD (2004) in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College London. - Methods: Stability analyses, DNS using level-set and diffuse-interface methods. - Solvers: TPLS Solver (, VaPor Solver (
Reduced-order modelling of turbulent reacting flows using principal component analysis
PROF. PARENTE, Alessandro
Université Libre de bruxelles
Dr. Parente graduated in Chemical Engineering at the Università di Pisa in 2005. He then carried out a PhD at the same University in collaboration with the University of Utah, where he served as Research Associate from November 2007 to December 2009. Dr. Parente was research engineer at the von Karman Institute of Fluid Dynamics. Since 2010, he is Professor at the Université Libre de Bruxelles. His research interests are in the field of turbulent combustion and numerical simulations.
Development of Safe Voyage Planning System for Ships Operating in Arctic Sea
DR. KANG, Kuk jin
Korea Research institute of Ships and Ocean Engineering, Korea
Kuk Jin Kang has over 34 years’ experience of ship hydrodynamic research. He has developed most of pioneering experimental and numerical research works in KRISO towing tank and ice tank. His research expertise covers design and powering performance evaluation of a ship and a wing in ground effected ship. Recently he has worked for Arctic research as a manager of projects related with safe voyage planning system development of ship and hull form development of FPSO operating in Arctic Sea.
Contributing to marine environment and CO2 emission reduction; a multi-disciplinary marine coating research program in PNU
PROF. LEE, Inwon
Pusan National Univesity, Korea
Inwon Lee is a professor in the Dept. of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering (NAOE) at Pusan National Univ. He received his Ph.D. from the Mechanical Engineering Department at KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) in 2000. After joining the faculty of PNU in 2003, he has been working in the field of ship energy saving through various drag reduction techniques such as low frictional coating, air lubrication, hull form optimization and appendages. His research interests include flow control and drag reduction of turbulent flows, quantitative flow visualization using PIV (Particle Image Velocimetry), experimental fluid mechanics in towing tank and wind tunnel, the development of novel marine coatings such as eco-friendly anti-fouling paint, low frictional coating. Now, he is the deputy director of the GCRC-SOP, one of the largest group research program funded by Korea government.
Congratulatory Speech
DR. VAN, Suak ho
Society of Naval Architects of Korea, Korea
Dr. Suak Ho van has been working in KRISO (Korea Research Institute of Ships and Ocean Engineering) over thirty two years after Ph.D. from Seoul National University at 1986. His major research field is analysis, prediction and optimization of powering performance of ships based on towing tank test and CFD. He contributed to the international CFD group by providing the invaluable benchmark database of KCS, KVLCC, KLNG models. Now he is a president of the Society of Naval Architects of Korea.
Overview of GCRC-SOP (Global Core Research Center for Ships and Offshore Plants), Pusan National University
PROF. CHO, Dae seung
Pusan National University, Korea
D.S. Cho is a professor in the Dept. of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering (NAOE) at Pusan National Univ. He received his Ph.D. from the NAOE at Seoul National Univ. in 1991 and thereafter worked in HHI as a ship noise and vibration researcher for 6 years. His research and teaching interests include low noise and vibration design and control of ships and offshore structures, environmental noise, radar cross section, blind source separation. Now, he is the director of GCRC-SOP.
Introducing selected research projects in advance materials and robots for the marine industry
Lloyd's Register, United Kingdom
Ivy Fang is working as Lead Specialist in Strategic Research in Lloyd’s Register and is based in Southampton, UK. She has been involved with a wide range of technical research topics aiming for applications between medium to long-term horizon for the marine industry. Examples include advanced materials, robotics, antifouling technologies, resilience engineering, and trends analysis. She has also been working in several EU research projects, bringing together Lloyd’s Register’s research interest with external research teams to foster innovation within the shipping sector.
Estimation of attainable speed in ice ridge using empirical formula
Inha Technical College, Korea
Hyun Soo Kim is Professor and working for Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering at Inha Technical College. He earned a Bachelor & Master degree in engineering at Inha University and studied for the Doctoral degree at Pusan National University in Korea. He has made a research in R&D center of Samsung Heavy Industries Company Ltd (SHI) as a researcher for 15 years. He moved to Inha Technical College after quit SHI in 2008. His major research field is performance in ice.
A Preliminary Study on a Floating Solar Power Plant in Sea Area
DR. HONG, Sa young
Korea Research institute of Ships and Ocean Engineering, Korea
Sa Young Hong has over 31 years’ experience of offshore hydrodynamic research. He has developed most of pioneering experimental and numerical research works in KRISO Ocean Engineering Basin. His research expertise covers multi-body hydrodynamics, hydroelasticity and mooring dynamics. He has served as a member of Ocean Engineering Committee of ITTC . He also has served as a board of directors of ISOPE and the president of Korean Society of Ocean Engineers.
Applied research priorities for commercial shipping and shipbuilding: common themes and needs of Europe and Korea
MR. TUSTIN, Robert
Lloyd's Register, United Kingdom
Robert Tustin is a Technical Consultant working for Lloyd’s Register in Southampton. He specialises in ship new construction. He studied for a Bachelor of Science degree in Ship Science at Southampton University. He has worked for Lloyd’s Register for 33 years including, over two periods of duty, a total of 20 years deployed to Korea. In 2007, during his second period of duty in Korea, he was responsible for organising a competition for research grants from the Lloyd’s Register Foundation.
Safe burial depth of a subsea pipeline based on the scour force and ice strength
University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Ana Ivanović, PhD, CEng, MICE is a Professor in Engineering in the School of Engineering at the University of Aberdeen, with a background in civil engineering and geotechnics. Her research is focused on investigating the influence of iceberg scour on marine pipelines and the influence of trawling gear components on the seabed using both laboratory and numerical modelling approaches. Ana has also investigated numerical and exp. modelling of ground anchorages installed in both rock and soil.
Review of the Current Status and Future Development of Decommissioning of Offshore Oil & Gas Platforms and Offshore Wind Turbines
DR. YOO, Seung deog
Microvortex, Germany
Dr. Yoo is the founder of MICROVORTEX. He received his doctor degree in computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) from the University of Hamburg. He has worked as a consultant and project manager at different German engineering companies for offshore industry. His activities include offshore wind and decommissioning of offshore structures.
Platform Technology of Nano-Fabrication and Nanoscale-Observation as a Role of National Nanofabrication Center (NNFC)
DR. AHN, Chi won
Chi Won Ahn received his PhD. in Materials Science and Engineering from KAIST. He was a Research Fellow of Materials Research Institute at KUN, Nijmegen (2003) and Kavli Institute of Nanoscience, TU Delft in the Netherlands (2005). He joined the Nanomaterials group at NNFC in 2006. He is a director of FIRST Nano Co-op Center (Global Research & Development Center Program, K-NRF) at NNFC and adjunct professor at KAIST. His research interests include in-situ observation of nanoscale phenomena, structure control of various nanomaterials (nanocluster, graphene, Mxenes, nanowire, and nanofiber, et al.), solid state nano-pore, and applications of nanomaterials and nanotechnology to nano-instrumentations, nano-energy and nano-sensor devices, et al.
Challenges for Transparent, Flexible Display
MR. KIM, Jeonghyun
LG Display
Jeonghyun Kim received his M.S. degree in II-IV compound semiconductor from Inha University in 1987. He joined the LG Display in 1990. His research focuses on the development of technology of flat panel displays such as TFT-LCD, AMOLED, 3D Display and their manufacturing process. In 2015 he received an award of Ministry of Trade Industry and Energy for outstanding contributing in the Korea display industry. Since 2012 he is the Head of TFD (Transparent Flexible Display) Biz operation group.
Quantum Dot Light-Emitting Diode (QLED) for Wide Color Gamut Displays
PROF. LEE, Changhee
Seoul National University
Prof. Changhee Lee received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Seoul National University and his Ph.D. degree in Physics from Univ. of California at Santa Barbara in 1994. After working as an OLED project leader in LG Chem. (1994-1997) and professor of Physics in Inha University (1997-2004), he moved to School of Electrical and Computer Engineering in Seoul National University in 2004. He served as a Vice Dean for Research Affairs in College of Engineering (2013–2015) and received Merck Award (2014), "The Scientist of the Month" Award (July 2015) and Order of Science and Technology Merit (2017). In 2016, he was selected as a Fellow of Society for Information Display and member of Korean Academy of Science and Technology. His research interests are device physics of organic semiconductors and nanomaterials and their applications to optoelectronics devices such as OLEDs, quantum dot LEDs, organic solar cells, and OTFTs, etc.
The Art of OLED Device making – from OLED to QD-LEDs
DR. WEDEL, Armin
Fraunhofer IAP
Dr. Armin Wedel studied physics at the University of Rostock. In 1992 he received his Ph.D degree on the subject of "charge storage in polymers". From 1986 to 1991 he worked as a researcher at the Institute of Polymer Chemistry of the Academy of Science in Teltow. Since 1992 he has been working at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research in Teltow, later in Potsdam in different positions. He also works at the University of Sheffield at several research stays. He dealt with nonlinear optical properties of side-chain polymers and worked as a researcher on the subject of polymeric light-emitting diodes (1994), organic photovoltaics (1999) and organic electronics (2001). Now he is responsible for the development of technology of organic light emitting diodes and organic photovoltaics and has established the topic of quantum dots for display technology at the Fraunhofer IAP in 2009 together with the Korean Electronics Technology Institute (KETI). Since 2006 he is the Head of Functional Materials and Devices and Division Director for Functional Polymer Systems at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research in Potsdam. He holds more than 18 patents, 70 publications in various journals and is on the board of the German Flat Panel Display Forum (DFF e.V.) and the Mid-Europe Chapter of the Society for Information Display (SID) operates. In 2012 he received an award of the Korean Society Display (Korean Information Display Society) for outstanding achievements in the field of synthesis and application of environmentally friendly quantum dots (QD) for display technology.
Applications of Colloidal Metal and Semiconductor Nanocrystals
Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU)
Jochen Feldmann is full professor at LMU Munich. His research focuses on nano-plasmonics, semiconductor optics and applications of semiconductor nanocrystals. Jochen Feldmann worked as a post-doctoral researcher at AT&T Bell Labs and as a visiting scientist at JILA and UCLA. He received many prestigious awards such as the Gottfried-Wilhelm-Leibniz Prize, the Walter-Schottky Award, and an ERC Advanced Investigator Grant. Up to now JF has co-authored more than 350 publications with an overall h-index of 82.
Growth mechanism and 3D atomic structures of nanocrystals
PROF. PARK, Jungwon
Seoul National University
In 2006, he started his graduate study in University of California, Berkeley under Ph.D advisor Prof. A. Paul Alivisatos. He received Samsung Lee Gun Hee Scholarship for his Ph.D study in chemistry. After he finished his Ph.D in 2012, he has been a Postdoc in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, under Prof. David Weitz. Then, he continued to work in the same institute as a Research Associate from 2015. In 2016, he started an Assistant Faculty position in SNU.
Ternary chalcopyrite-type nanocrystals for photovoltaics and photocatalysis
DR. REISS, Peter
CEA Grenoble
Peter Reiss graduated from University of Karlsruhe (TH), Germany, and received his PhD (Inorganic Chemistry) in 2000 before moving to France to join CEA Grenoble. His research focuses on all aspects of chemical synthesis, functionalization and applications of semiconductor nanocrystals as well as on hybrid perovskites. He has co-authored more than 100 research papers, patents and book chapters and serves as Associate Editor for Sci. Rep. and Nanoscale Res. Lett.
Next generation quantum-dot nanocomposites for photon management and energy applications, towards building-integrated solutions for zero energy cities
DR. BRUNI, Francesco
University of Milano Bicocca / Glass to Power S.r.l.
Francesco Bruni received his PhD in Science and Nanotechnology of Materials in 2017 at the University of Milano-Bicocca. He his a researcher at Glass to Power Srl where he works on the industrialization of photovoltaic windows based on patented luminescent solar concentrators.
2-dimensional colloidal chalcogenide nanoplatelets
Dr. Benoit Dubertret obtained his PhD from University Louis Pasteur in 1998 (Dr. N. Rivier). After a post-doc training at the Rockefeller University (Prof. A. Libchaber), he joined the CNRS in 2002 at ESPCI, in Paris, where he set up a team working on semiconductor nanoparticles and their applications. His research interests include synthesis and spectroscopy of shape-controlled semiconductor and metal nanostructures and applications for bio-imaging, light emission (LEDs) and photo-detection.
Designed Chemical Synthesis and Assembly of Uniform-sized Nanoparticles for Medical Applications
PROF. HYEON, Taeghwan
Center for Nanoparticle Research, IBS / Seoul National University
Taeghwan Hyeon received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from U. Illinois in 1996 and joined the faculty of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Seoul National University in 1997. His research focuses on the synthesis and applications of uniform-sized nanoparticles. He authored over 300 papers in highly reputed journals and ranked 37th among “Top 100 Chemists” of the decade in 2011. He currently serves as Director of Center for Nanoparticle Research of Institute for Basic Science and an Associate Editor of J. Am. Chem. Soc.
Aerospace Engineering – Perspective and Prediction
PROF. KIM, Seung jo
The Korean Academy of Sceince and Technology(KAST)
Professor Seung Jo Kim completed his bachelor degree in the department of aerospace engineering of Seoul National University in 1973. After working at the Agency for Defense Development as an Airforce research Officer, he went to the University of Texas for higher degrees in 1979, and finished the M.S. (1981) and Ph.D. (1985). He came back to be an assistant professor to his alma mater, Seoul National University in 1986. And he is currently a fellow of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Seung Jo Kim had served as the President of KARI (Korea Aerospace Research Institute) for three years term since June 2011. During his tenure, Professor Kim led the launches and successful operations of three Satellites and notably, successful launch of the first Korean space launch vehicle, Naro in January of 2013. After three years of term, he came back to his department of Seoul National University. In August 2015, he retired and is now a professor emeritus of SNU. He is now advising Korean government including ministry of National Defense and etc. while taking care of the planning and policy works as a Vice President of Korean Academy of Science and Engineering (KAST). And he was appointed as a member of Advisory Space board of Luxembourg early in 2017.
Research and Knowledge Exchange Servics, The University of Strathclyde
David McBeth has led RKES, formerly Research & Innovation since 2003. Prior to that, he spent four years as Deputy Director & Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Manager with responsibility for all Strathclyde's IPR management and licensing activity. He has a special interest in the role of Higher Education Institutes in economic development, and in innovative ways of improving this. This approach is evident in the Directorate’s work in the area of enterprise and commercialsiation, in particular Strathclyde Entrepreneurial Network and its associated initiatives and programmes. He is also the current Vice-Chair of AURIL, the UK’s premier knowledge transfer association, and uses this role to promote the Higher Education sector’s contribution to politicians and policy makers at UK level.
MR. PARK, Cheonkyo
KIAT Europe Office
Mr PARK Cheonkyo is the director of KIAT Europe office. From Jan. 2011 to Dec. 2016 he was a Principal Researcher at KIAT. He has also worked as Specialist at MKE (Ministry of Knowledge Economy), Senior Researcher at IITA (Institute for Information Technology Advancement) and Researcher at ETRI (Electronic Telecommunication Research Institute).
Innovation Office, Chalmers University of Technology
Mr. Wang works as an Innovation Advisor at Chalmers University supporting the utilization of research results. His previous professional experience include working in a business incubator and in the finance industry.
Opportunities for Korean and European Researchers to cooperate
Dan Andree is a Senior Advisor to the Swedish Agency for Innovation Systems (VINNOVA) and to the Swedish Ministry of Education and Research with specific tasks related to European Research and Innovation Policy. He has more than 30 years’ of professional experience whereof more than 10 years’ of management at high level from being director of two governmental agencies. He has written two books about the Framework programme. He represents Sweden in several Committees such as the European Research Area and Innovation Committee (ERAC). He has been the Chair of EUs Strategic Forum for International S&T Cooperation (SFIC). Earlier in his career he was a researcher at the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm in Optimisation and Systems Theory. He has worked for industry in Soviet Union, India and Israel. He has been Science Counsellor at the Swedish Embassy in London.
Role over time of science for future development
Swedish ministry for Education and Research
Mats Johnsson is Senior Advisor at the Swedish Ministry of Education and Research with specific tasks related to Research Policies, Arctic and Antarctic affairs. On the international areana he represents Sweden in the European Organization for Nuclear Research CERN, The European Strategy Forum for Research Infrastructure ESFRI, the Strategy Group for Human Resources and Mobility SGHRM and the two committees in OECD, The CSTP and the GSF. Earlier in his career he was a researcher at Lund university in Inorganic Chemistry, at the State University of New York in Physical chemistry, and in Oral Biology. He has work at the Natural Science Research Council and in teaching.
Autonomy and Responsibility of Science in Public Research
DR. PARK, Kibeom
Science and Technology Policy Institute, Korea
Kibeom Park is a fellow researcher of STEPI (Science and Technology Policy Institute of Korea) since 2005. After his 2 years of post-doctorate period at Weizmann Institute of Science of Israel, he worked in Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS). He also worked in private company, LG CNS Co. Ltd. as a Technology Strategy Team leader. His main research area is S&T Human Resources Policy Policy for basic science and research in university. He received his Ph.D in Physics from Seoul National University, Korea in 1998.
Science & Society
DR. PARK, Byeongwon
Science and Technology Policy Institute, Korea
Byeongwon Park studied in Seoul National University (SNU) for both of Bachelor’s degree in Science in Inorganic Materials, and Master’s degree in Inorganic Materials. He received his Ph.D. in Ceramics Professional Experience from New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University in 1998). He had post-doctorate study in Pacific Northwest National Lab.(PNNL) and Sandia National Lab.(SNL) of USA. Also worked in Korea Inst. S&T Evaluation and Planning(KISTEP) and Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology(SAIT) of Korea. He is currently research fellow and group leader for Center for Strategic Foresight of STEPI (Science and Technology Policy Institute).
Brief history of EKWSEA
DR. SONG (JEUNG), Mi-young
EKWSEA/CHRU de Strasbourg
- MD at Seoul NU (1976) and at U. of Toulouse (1979). - Specialist Board in Radiodiagnostics in France (1982) and in S. Korea (1986). - Clinical professor at Strasbourg U. Hospital since 1994. - Founding president of Euro-Korean Women Scientists and Engineers Association (EKWSEA) since 2015.
Beyond the glass ceiling: Policy and plan of KOFWST
DR. YU, Myeong-hee
Dr. Myeong-Hee Yu is a principal research scientist at the Biomedical Research Institute of KIST (Korea Institute of Science and Technology). She is the President-elect of KOFWST. She also serves as the Co-chair of Bioeconomy Forum of KOFST. She has been recognized as both an excellent scientist and S&T policy maker. She received Ph.D. at the University of California, Berkeley (1981). After postdoctoral training at M. I. T. she returned to Korea and has spent over 30 years working on the structure-function relationship of the proteins. Dr. Yu has shown that genetic emphysema, a human disorder resulting from alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency, is associated with a hepatic block in the protein folding process. Since July 2002 Dr. Yu had been the Director of Functional Proteomics Center, one of 21C Frontier R&D Initiatives of Ministry of Science and Technology, to build up national infrastructure of emerging proteomics technology. In July 2010 she was appointed as the Senior Secretary to the President of Korea for national future strategy, and had served the position till February 2013. Dr. Yu had been the President of KOGO (The Korean Genome Organization), The Korean Biophysics Society, and KSBMB (Korean Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology). She has earned numerous national and international awards including UNESCO-L’OREAL Award from UESCO (1998), Seoul City Cultural Award from Seoul City (2001), and Order of Science and Technology, Ungbi Medal, from Korean Government (2004). She was elected as one of 60 Women in 60 Years History of UNESCO (2006). She has been a member of The National Academy of Science and Technology since 2002 and a member of The National Academy of Engineering of Korea since 2014.
Kallmann syndrome and ciliopathy – an old problem and a new disease. Is there a new solution?
PROF. KIM, Soo hyun
St. George's Medical School, University of London
Dr. Soo-Hyun Kim is a cell biologist with a track record of research on the molecular genetics and cell signalling pathways of human developmental disorders. She received her PhD in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics from Rutgers University, U.S.A. She was a postdoctoral fellow at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund (Cancer Research UK) and a Senior Research Fellow at UCL Medical School. She was appointed as a Senior Lecturer at St. George's Medical School, University of London in 2009.
Optofluidics for Life Science
DR. LEE, Sung sik
ETH Zurich
Sung Sik Lee received his PhD at Chem. Eng. in Seoul Nat’l Univ. He has been a senior scientist at ETH Zurich, initially as a postdoc with Prof. Luke Lee and then as an Oberassistent (Senior Scientist) with Prof. Matthias Peter. Currently, he is appointed as optofluidics unit head at ScopeM in ETH Zurich. His current research interests include integration of fluidics with state-of the art microscopy (super-resolution, TIRF, EM), Systems bioengineering, Cell signaling, Global health care (cardiovascular disease, viral infection), Viscoelastic microfluidics and microrheology.
Identification and Application of Molecular Targets of Phytochemicals for Human Wellness
PROF. LEE, Ki won
Young Korean Academy of Science and Technology
Ki Won Lee received PhD in Dept. of Agricultural Biotechnology at Seoul Nat’l Univ. (SNU) in 2004. After finishing his postdoc carrier with Prof. Zigang Dong, he became an assistant professor in Dept. of Bioscience and Biotechnology at Konkuk Univ. in 2006. Currently, he is an associate professor of the Dept. of Agricultural Biotechnology and the director of Wellness Emergence Center in the Advanced Institute of Convergence Technology at SNU.
Bioinspired Electrocatalyst for Artificial Photosynthesis
PROF. NAM, Ki tae
Young Korean Academy of Science and Technology
Dr. Nam has been an associate professor of the Materials Science and Engineering at the Seoul National University since 2010. He received the B.S degree and M.S degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Seoul National University, and the Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology with the award “Outstanding PhD Thesis” in 2007. He worked as a postdoc at the Molecular Foundry in the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Nano Delivery system in Food and Functional Food
PROF. PARK, Hyun jin
The Korean Academy of Sceince and Technology(KAST)
Fellow, The Korean Academy of Science and Technology A Ph.D. food process engineer who is responsible for teaching and developing courses in food engineering and food packaging. Research responsibilities are in broad area of food engineering with particular attention on biopolymer and/or degradable films, coatings and capsules production and application. Major researches are the preparation of micro and nano capsules for functional food ingredient delivery systems and mathematical modeling for prediction of gases or solutes diffusion through the films or capsules in systems. Education 1991 Ph. D., Food Engineering, The University of Georgia, U.S.A. 1987 M.S., Food Engineering, Korea University, Korea 1985 B.S., Food Technology in Korea University Honors and Awards 2016 International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST) fellow 2015 Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) fellow
Accumulative Charge Transfer for Artificial Photosynthesis
PROF. WHANG, Dong ryeol
Johannes Kepler University
Dong Ryeol Whang is an university assistant professor at Johaness Kepler University Linz, Austria. His research expertise and interests lie in the areas of artificial photosynthesis for solar fuel production. His research asset comprises catalysis for energy (fuel and chemicals) production combined with fine ligand synthesis, organometallic synthesis, density functional theory (DFT) based quantum chemical calculation, and analytical chemistry.