The 4th President, Kil Choo Moon

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2016. 01 ~ 2020. 01

  • Academic Background
    • 1972. 03 ~ 1978. 02Mechanical Engineering, University of Ottawa, Canada (B.S.)
    • 1978. 09 ~ 1980. 05Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, U.S.A (M.S.)
    • 1980. 09 ~ 1984. 02Mechanical Engineering (Particle Technology, Air Pollution Group), University of Minnesota, U.S.A (Ph.D.)
  • Professional Experience
    • 1984. ~ 1986.Senior Research Engineer, Interpoll Inc., USA
    • 1986. ~ 1991.Senior Project Manager, Aero Vironment Inc., the United States
    • 1992. 06 ~ 2001. 07Director, Global Environmental Research Center, KIST
    • 2004. 04 ~ 2006. 04Director General, KIST Gangneung
    • 2006. 04 ~ 2009. 10Vice President, KIST
    • 2010. 01 ~ 2010. 11Director, Directorate for National Science and Engineering Programs, National Research Foundation of Korea
    • 2010. 11 ~ 2013. 11President, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST)
    • 2013. 07 ~ 2014. 11Advisor, Presidential Advisory Council on Science & Technology
    • 2013. 10 ~ 2016. 12presentPresident, IUAPPA
    • 2016. 01 ~ 2020. 01President of University of Science & Technology
  • Awards
    • 1994Ministry Citation, Ministry of Environment
    • 2005The 15th Annual Best Paper Award in Science and Technology
    • 2006Ungbi Medal, Order of Science and Technology Merit
    • 2013Grand Prize in Productivity Management, Grand Prize in Research Management
  • Main Publications
    • Moon, K.C. (2004) Obstacles to technology transfer: What the Practitioners want from the Government, Asia Pacific Tech Monitor, 30-35. etc
    • Environment Vision in Korea 2050, 2002, etc

The 3rd President, Un Woo Lee

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2011. 12 ~ 2015. 12

  • Academic Background
    • 1973. 01Graduated from Gyeongju High School
    • 1978. 02Graduated from Pusan National University, majored in machine design (bachelor´s degree)
    • 1990. 05Graduated from University of Colorado, America, majored in mechanical engineering (master´s degree)
    • 1993. 05Graduated from University of Colorado, America, majored in mechanical engineering (doctor's degree)
  • Career
    • 1982. 12Passed the 18th Technology Examination at the top (applied to the 26th Civil Service Examination)
    • 1983. 06. 07 ~ 1995. 05. 01
      (Machine Deputy Director)
      Nuclear Development Dept., Technology Promotion Officer's Office, Studied in University of Colorado, America, Electric and Electronic Research director's office, Technical cooperation Coordination Division
    • 1995. 05. 02 ~ 2004. 12. 27
      (Industry Secretary)
      Secretariat(’97), European Union Representatives in Korea(’98.3), Embassy of the Russian Federation in Korea(’99.8), Head of Technical cooperation Division 2, Head of Northeast Asian Technology Cooperation Center, Head of Research and Development Planning Division.
    • 2004. 12. 28 ~ 2006. 06. 30
      (Vice-grade-II-A official)
      General Manager of Research Coordination Division, Presidential Secretariat ('06)
    • 2006. 07. 01 ~ 2007. 08. 23
      (Senior Civil Servant)
      Presidential Secretariat,, Chief Secretary of the Deputy Prime Ministry of Science and Technology
    • 2007. 08. 24 ~ 2008. 03. 10
      (Senior Civil Servant)
      Scientific Technique Foundation Director
    • 2008. 03. 11 ~ 2010. 04. 06
      (Senior Civil Servant)
      Head of International Cooperation Administration
    • 2010. 04. 07 ~ 2011. 12. 07
      (1st-class Senior Civil Servant)
      Director of National Science Museum
      President of Korea Science Center & Museum Association
      President of Korea Biological Diversity Institution Association
    • 2011. 12. 07 ~ 2015. 12. 06President of University of Science & Technology
  • Awards and Decorations
    • 2004Presidential Citation

The 2nd President, Se Kyung Lee

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2007. 10 ~ 2011. 10

  • Academic Background
    • 1965. 03 ~ 1969. 02Seoul National University of Liberal Arts and Sciences, majored in physics (bachelor's degree)
    • 1972. 09 ~ 1978. 07Univ. of Illinois, Ph.d. in U-C Geophysics
  • Career
    • 1996. 01 ~ 1997. 12Expert member of Korea Institute of Science & Technology Evaluation and Planning
    • 1987. 10/1995. 10/2003. 10Korean representative of General Conference of Weights and Measures
    • 2002. 01 ~ 2005. 12President of Korean Society for Nondestructive Testing
    • 2002. 12 ~ 2005. 12President of Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science
    • 2004. 06 ~ 2005. 06Member of Presidential Advisory Council for Science and Technology
    • 2005. 03 ~ 2006. 12Vice-president of Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies
    • 2005. 04 ~ 2005. 12President of Government-Contributed Research Institute Association
    • 2006. 05 ~ 2009. 05Director of Korea Research Council of Fundamental Science and Technology
    • 2006. 12 ~ 2009. 12Director of KAIST Development Foundation
    • 2007. 01 ~ 2009. 05Director of International Scientific Technology Cooperation Foundation
    • 2007. 10 ~ 2009. 06Director of Korea Science and Engineering Foundation
    • 2010. 03 ~ presentDirector of Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation
    • 2011. 07. ~ 2014. 06Director of National Defense and Science Institute
    • 2007. 10 ~ 2011. 10President of University of Science & Technology
  • Award and Decorations
    • 1994. 04Order of Civil Merit, Pomegranate Medal (No. 6200)
    • 2007. 04Order of Scientific Technology, Innovation Medal (No.36)
  • Publications
    • 64 books, including “Empty-state scanning tunneling microscopy image of C2 H2 on Si (001)“ Surface Science 538(2003)
    • 6 patents, including Ultrasonic contact transducer for point-focusing surface waves (America, Reg. No. 5094108)

The 1st President, Myung Sai Chung

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2003. 11 ~ 2007. 10

  • Academic Background
    • 1960. 04 ~ 1965. 02Seoul National University, majored in physics (master´s degree)
    • 1972. 09 ~ 1978. 06The Univ.of Tennessee, doctorate in physics
  • Career
    • 1967. 06 ~ 1969. 03Head of the examination division of Korean Optical Industry Co., Ltd
    • 1978. 06 ~ 1978. 12Visiting researcher of National Institute of Standards and Technology, America
    • 1978. 06 ~ 1994. 04Senior head of Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science
    • 1987. 09 ~ 1988. 09Visiting researcher of Oak Ridge National Research Institution, America
    • 1994. 04 ~ 1999. 11President of Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science
    • 1994. 11 ~ 2009. 10Korean Academy of Science and Technology (life member)
    • 1996. 04 ~ 1999. 11President of Daedeok Science Town chief engineer conference
    • 1996. 04 ~ 2008Member of International Committee of Weights and Measures (CIPM)
    • 2000. 01 ~ 2002President of Dukin Co., Ltd
    • 2000. 05 ~ 2002Director of Korea Research Council of Public Science & Technology
    • 2002. 03 ~ 2003. 10Head director of Korea Research Council of Fundamental Science and Technology
    • 2003. 11 ~ 2007. 10President of University of Science & Technology
    • 2007. 10 ~ 2009. 10Emeritus professor of University of Science & Technology
  • Awards and Decorations
    • 1987. 04. 21Order of Civil Merit, Magnolia Medal
    • 2000. 04. 21Order of Civil Merit, Peony Medal
  • Publications
    • 47 theses, science council, a number of proceeding theses published
    • 6 domestic patents and 6 foreign patents
    • 20 research papers
    • 20 books, including the Calibration Procedure