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Posted : 2013-10-01 19:04
Updated : 2013-10-01 19:04

Professor to lead nuclear safety institute

Prof. Kim Moo-hwan
By Kwon Ji-youn

Kim Moo-hwan, a professor of advanced nuclear engineering at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), was named president of the Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety (KINS), the institute said Tuesday.

He will serve a three-year term.

Kim studied nuclear engineering at Seoul National University, where he earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees. He received his doctorate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has been teaching at POSTECH since 1987.

Kim also served as an advisor to the National Research Foundation of Korea, and was a member of the Nuclear Safety and Security Commission’s advisory committee.

He is recognized for his experience and expertise in nuclear safety and related policies.



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