Junseok Hwang is professor of Information Science and Technology at Technology Management, Economics and Policy Program(TEMEP), Seoul National University and Director of International Technology Policy Program (ITPP). Prior to this, he was an Assistant Professor in the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University. He received his Ph. D. in Information Science and Telecommunications from the University of Pittsburgh, a Master's degree in Telecommunications from the University of Colorado. His current research focuses on economics of information and networks, management and policy of convergence technologies, social impact study and forecasting of emerging technologies, knowledge management, patent research and policy analysis. On this topic of research, he is actively working for Digitalogy, and Technology and Humanities Convergence study.
Seoul National University College of Engineering
"Professor Piotr Ostaszewski, Vice-Rector, Warsaw School of Economics, Ph.D. in International Relations; visiting professor: Kyungpook National University, University of Darussalem, Kingdom of Brunei, National Chengchi University, Taiwan; Fellow of the Woodrow Wilson Centre, Cold War History Project, Washington DC, Kent State University, Ohio, Oxford University, Great Britain; areas of interest: International Economy, Economies of the totalitarian states, International Relations, The United States as an area studies, Asia-Paciific area studies"
He graduated from college of engineering at Seoul National University in 1984, and he completed the Ph. D. degree at State University of New York at Buffalo in 1993. Since 2000, he is a professor at Department of Chemical and Biological engineering, Seoul National University. For his outstanding research accomplishments in environmental engineering field, he has received research award from Ministry of Environment(2000) and research award for contribution for the water quality improvement from the President of Korean Government (2004). He has worked as the president of Korean Society of Water Quality and the Vice Dean of School of Engineering at Seoul National University. Also, he is one of board member of Korean Society of Environmental Engineers and Korean Society of Water and Wastewater. Currently, he is the president of Scientists and Engineers without Boarders(SEWB), co-president of Academic Society of Appropriate Technology(ASAT), the associations for supplying useful environmental science and engineering technologies to developing countries, supporting global scientists and engineers education, creative engineering education, volunteer works, and help developing countries science and engineering development and research.
As the researcher and practitioner on science and technology policy, Dr. Yim has condutected many research projects, run science and technology parks and provided consulting services to the government. His special interest ranges from the subject of science and technology parks, regional innovation cluster and globalization of R&D. He has published more than thirty books and papers on technology management and technology policy both domestically and internationally. He also has experience of running private consulting firm (international Innopolis research center) and severed as the president of International Society for Innovation Cluster. He has made new terminology "Innovation Cluster" first in the world and consulted Korean government for new initiative for Daedeok Science Town, which later expanded to become Daedeok Innopolis (www.ddinnopols.or.kr) of today. He has wide experience on both international and regional development of industry and technology and has organized many international conferences and established global expert network. Working experiences includes many research institutes: Science and Technology Policy Institute (www.stepi.re.kr), Gyeonggi Institute of Science and Technology Promotion of Gyeonggi Province (www.gstep.re.kr), CEWIT Korea (www.cewit.re.kr). Both as the researcher and practitioner, he consulted not only Korean government but many developing countries with international agency like KOICA, GIZ, UNESCO and UNESCAP.
Duk Hee Lee is professor at the Department of Business and Technology Management and also director of the Future Management Research Institute, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). His research areas include network and complex economies, innovation ecosystems and clusters, and ICT economics and policy. He has conducted many research projects related to the complex network system and systematic risk in industrial economic and financial sectors and published the research outcomes in world-renowned journals. He is a team leader of Social Science Korea Project funded by National Research Foundation of Korea. He currently serves as executive committee members of Korea Complexity Research and Education Network and an executive board member of the Korean Journal of Industrial Organization and Korean Telecommunications Policy Review and. He received the Ph.D. degree in Economics at the State University of New York (Buffalo).
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