Research Interests: 

Satellite Remote Sensing and its Application to Climate Studies

Education :

  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Ajou University, 1981
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Ajou University, 1983
  • PH.D., Atmospheric Sciences, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1991


  • Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI), Senior Research Scientist, 1995-2002; Principal Research Scientist, 2002- ; Head of Remote Sensing Dept., 2002; Head of Satellite Data Information Dept. 2003-05; Director of Space Application Center 2006; Director of Satellite Operations and Applications Division 2007; Director of Remote Sensing Division 2008
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Science and Technology, 2005-
  • Korean Association of Geographic Information Studies: Liaison Director 2002-10; Vice President 2010-
  • Korean Society of Remote Sensing: Associate Editor 2003–05; Director 2005-07; Liaison Director 2007-11
  • Committee Member, International Ocean Color Coordinating Group (IOCCG), 2001–04
  • Steering Committee Member for the Space Technology and Disaster Management Activities in Southeast Asia, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs, 2005
  • Adjunct Professor, Space Survey & Information Technology Dept., Ajou University, 2003
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Astronomy and Space Studies Dept., Chungnam National University, 2000–02
  • NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies: Post-Doctoral Research Associate 1991-93; Associate Research Scientist, 1994-95

Honors and Awards:

  • KARI President Award, 2000
  • Technical Achievement Award, Korean Association of Geographic Information Studies (KAGIS), 2007
  • Republic of Korea Presidential Award, 2007
  • Distinguished Services Medal, Korean Society of Remote Sensing, 2009

Professional Memberships:

  • Member, American Geophysical Union, 1988-
  • Member, Korean Society of Remote Sensing, 1996-
  • Member, Korean Association of Geographic Information Studies, 2002-

Principal Research Scientist, Korea Aerospace Research Institute
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