Past Presidents

  • 6th President
    YONG-MIN KIM
    2011.9.1 ~ 2015.8.31

    EDUCATIONS

    • 1971 ~ 1975 Department of Electronics Engineering Seoul National University
    • 1976 ~ 1979 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Wisconsin-Madison
    • 1979 ~ 1982 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Wisconsin-Madison

    PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

    • 1982 ~ 1986 Assistant Professor Electrical Engineering. Adjunct Associate Professor of Bioengineering. University of Washington

    • 1986 ~ 1990 Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering. Adjunct Associate Professor of Bioengineering and Computer Science. University of Washington

    • 1990 ~ 1999 Professor of Electrical Engineering. Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering, Computer Science and Engineering and Radiology. University of Washington

    • 1998 ~ 2001 Symposium Chair of the SPIE

    • 1999 ~ 2007 Professor and Chair of Bioengineering, Professor of Electrical Engineering. Adjunct Professor of Computer Science and Engineering and Radiology. University of Washington

    • 2007 ~ 2011 Professor of Bioengineering and Electrical Engineering. Adjunct Professor of Computer Science and Engineering and RadiologyM. University of Washington

  • 5th President
    SUNG-GI BAIK
    2007.9.1 ~ 2011.8.31

    EDUCATIONS

    • 1967 ~ 1971 B.S. in Metallurgical Engineering, Seoul National University
    • 1976 ~ 1981 Ph.D. in Materials Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, U.S.A

    PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

    • 1974 ~ 1976 Research Associate, Metal Working Laboratory, Korea Institute of Science and Technology

    • 1983 ~ 1986 Research Staff Member, Metals and Ceramics Division, Structural Ceramics Group, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, U.S.A

    • 1986 Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, POSTECH

    • 1991 ~ 1992 Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Material Science and Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, U.S.A

    • 2000 ~ 2004 Director, Pohang Accelerator Laboratory, Pohang

    • 2007 President, POSTECH

    • 2009 Chair, Award and Discipline Committee The National Academy of Engineering of Korea

    • 2009 ~ 2010 President, The Korean Ceramic Society

    • 2009 Chair, World Premier Materials Development Planning Committee, Ministry of Knowledge Economy

    • 2010 Member, Atomic Energy Committee, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology

    • 2010 Member, Office of Strategy R&D Planning, Ministry of Knowledge Economy

    • 2011 Chair, Presidential Advisory Council on Education, Science & Technology

  • 4th President
    CHAN-MO PARK
    2003.9.1 ~ 2007.8.31

    EDUCATIONS

    • 1958 B.S. Chemical Engineering, Seoul National University
    • 1964 M.S. Univ. of Maryland, College Park
    • 1969 Ph.D. Univ. of Maryland, College Park
    • 2001 Honorary Doctor of Letters, Univ. of Maryland University College

    PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

    • 1964 ~ 1968 Research Programmer, Computer Science Center, Univ. of Maryland, College Park

    • 1968 ~ 1969 Post Doctoral Fellow, Computer Science Center, Univ. of Maryland, College Park

    • 1969 ~ 1972 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Computer Science, Univ. of Maryland, College Park

    • 1973 ~ 1976 Associate Professor, Dept. of Computer Science, Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology

    • 1976 ~ 1979 Senior Research Scientist, National Biomedical Research Foundation, Georgetown Univ.

    • 1976 ~ 1979 Sr. Research Scientist, National Biomedical Research Foundation (USA)

    • 1979 ~ 1982 Associate Professor of Computer Science, The Catholic Univ. of America

    • 1982 ~ 1989 Professor and Chairman of Computer Science, The Catholic Univ. of America

    • 1985 ~ 1986 Visiting Professor of Computer Information Systems, Boston Univ. Overseas Programs (W. Germany)

    • 1990 ~ present Professor, Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering, POSTECH (Chairman, 1990 ~ 1994)

    • 1991 ~ 1994 Dean, Graduate School for Information Technology, POSTECH

    • 1994 ~ 1997 Director, Center for Advanced Software Technology, POSTECH

    • 1994 ~ present Adjunct Professor, Northeastern University, Shenyang, P.R., China

    • 1996 ~ present Adjunct Professor, Yanbian University of Science and Technology, Yanbian, P.R., China

    • 1997 ~ 1998 Visiting Professor, University of Maryland Asian Division, Japan (Tokyo area)

    • 1999 ~ present Adjunct Professor, Shenyang Bohai College, Shenyang, P.R., China

    • 2000 ~ 2002 Dean, Graduate School, Pohang University of Science and Technology

    • 2002 ~ 2003 Acting President, Pohang University of Science and Technology

    • 2003 ~ 2007 President, Pohang University of Science and Technology

  • 3rd President
    SUNG-KEE CHUNG
    1998.8.19 ~ 2002.8.18

    EDUCATIONS

    • B.S. : Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 1968 in Chemistry (Honors)
    • Ph.D : University of Illinois at Urbana, ILL., USA, 1972 in Organic Chemistry
    • Postdoctoral : Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA, 1972 ~ 75 in Bioorganic Chemistry

    PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

    • 1975 ~ 1977 Staff Scientist, Yale University, New Haven, CT.

    • 1977 ~ 1983 Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.

    • 1983 ~ 1987 Senior Investigator & Group Leader in charge of Bioorganic Chemistry Lab., Smith Kline & French Laboratories, Philadelphia, PA.

    • 1983년 ~ 1987년 Senior Investigator & Director of Bioorganic Chemistry Lab., French Laboratories, Philadelphia, PA.

    • 1987 ~ 1998 Professor, Department Chemistry, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang, Korea

    • 1987 ~ 1991 Head, Department Chemistry and Life Science, POSTECH

    • 1992 Associate Editor, Korean Journal of Medicinal Chemistry

    • 1994 ~ Editor, Korean Journal of Medicinal Chemistry

    • 1990 ~ 1992 Dean, Academic Affairs, POSTECH

    • 1990 ~ 1998 Director, Biotechnology Research Center, Institute for Applied Bioorganic Research and Basic Science Research Institute, POSTECH

    • 1992 ~ 1998 Associate Editor and Editor, Korean Journal of Medicinal Chemistry

    • 1998 ~ 2002 President, Pohang University of Science and Technology

    • 1998 ~ 2000 Chairperson, Association of East Asian Research Universities

  • 2nd President
    SOO-YOUNG CHANG
    1994.8.19 ~ 1998.8.18

    EDUCATIONS

    • 1961 Seoul National University (M.S.)
    • 1968 University of Maryland (B.S.)
    • 1971 University of Maryland (Ph.D)

    PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

    • 1971. 06 ~ 1972. 08 University of Maryland

    • 1972. 09 ~ 1977. 07 State University of New York

    • 1977. 07 ~ 1980. 04 IIT Research Institute / ECAC

    • 1977년 ~ 1980년 수석연구원,IIT Research Institute / ECAC

    • 1980. 04 ~ 1986. 08 The MITRE Corporation

    • 1983. 01 ~ 1986. 08 George Mason University

    • 1985. 07 ~ 1986. 06 Korean Scientists and Engineers in America, Inc.

    • 1986. 09 ~ POSTECH, Professor

    • 1986. 12 ~ 1988. 05 POSTECH, Dean of Academic Affairs

    • 1988. 05 ~ 1990. 03 POSTECH, Dean of Academic Affairs

    • 1990. 03 ~ 1993. 03 POSTECH, Dean of Policy and Plan

    • 1991. 03 ~ 1994. 02 POSTECH, Vice President

    • 1994. 03 ~ 1994. 08 POSTECH, Vice President

    • 1994. 08 ~ 1998. 08 POSTECH, President

  • 1st President
    HO-GIL KIM
    1986.11.25 ~ 1994.4.30

    EDUCATIONS

    • 1956 B.S. from Seoul National University, in Physics
    • 1964 04 PhD Birmingham University

    PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

    • 1956. 09 ~ 1959. 08 Instructor, Korea Air Force

    • 1959. 09 ~ 1961. 09 Researcher, Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute

    • 1964. 04 ~ 1966. 06 Researcher, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory

    • 1966. 06 ~ 1978. 08 Professor, Dept. of Physics & Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland

    • 1978. 09 ~ 1983. 02 Senior Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory

    • 1983. 10 ~ 1985. 07 President, Yeonam Junior College in Jimju

    • 1985. 08 ~ 1994. 04 President, Pohang University of Science and Technology

    MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL/HONORARY SOCIETIES

    • 1971 ~ 1972 The 6th President, Korean Scientist & Engineering Association in USA
    • 1989 ~ 1993 Vice President, Korean Physics Society
    • 1989 ~ 1993 Member, Presidential Advisory Committee on Educational Policy

    AWARD

    • 1985. 04 Order of Civil Merit, Dongbaeg Medal
    • 1994. 03 Sang-huh Award from Sang-huh Cultural Foundation
    • 1994. 05 Order of civil Merit, Mugunghwa Medal