Yung Bok Kim

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Yung Bok Kim (born February 1956) is a South Korean professor of computer engineering at Sejong University in Seoul. He served (during 2012–2013) as the 9th president of Illinois Institute of Technology Korean Alumni Association.


Kim was born and grew up in South Korea. He attended the Seoul National University where he received a B.S. in electrical engineering in 1978. He then went on to obtain an M.S. in electronics engineering in Korea Advanced Inst of Science & Technology (KAIST, MS degree in 1981), and completed a Ph.D. in 1990, in electrical & Computer engineering, from the Illinois Inst. of Technology.

Kim worked with Hyundai Group for 20 years, where he served as a Director/Head of R&D Center in Media Division of Hyundai Electronics Industries Ltd. On 1999, Kim began a 15-year professor career at Sejong University, and he worked also as a director of Venture Business Incubation Center. Kim serves as a department chairman as well as a professor in Computer Engineering department in Sejong University.[1][2]

He is doing research in the area of computer network, social name portal service, and healthcare technology & service.[3]

Kim has been nominated and registered in the Marquis Who's Who in the World (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016: 25th-33rd Anniversary), in the Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering 2016-2017 (12th Edition), in the Who's Who in Science and Engineering 2011-2012 (11th Edition), and in the Who's Who in Asia 2007/2012 (1st and 2nd Edition). He was also nominated and registered in the ABI Great Minds of the 21st Century, ABI Scientific Award of Excellence for 2011, and registered in the IBC 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century. [4]


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