Biography

World Top 10 University by 2030

The Cleanup Hitter in the Korean Scientific Community

Cultivate the next-generation of
world-class scholars at UNIST

  • 총장 정무영
    unist
    2030 worl top 10
  • 총장 정무영
  • unist president
  • Education

    • 1984
      • Industrial Engineering, Kansas State University, USA (Ph.D.)
      1981
      • Industrial Engineering, Kansas State University, USA (M.S.)
      1972
      • Aeronautical Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea (B.S.)
  • Major Activities

    • 2015 – Present
      • UNIST President
      2015 – Present
      • Vice Chair, National Supercomputing Committee, Korea
      2008 – 2015
      • Vice President for Academic Affairs and Research Affairs, UNIST
      2006 – 2007
      • Head, Department of Industrial and Management Engineering, POSTECH
      2005 – 2008
      • Professor, Department of Industrial and Management Engineering, POSTECH
      2001 – 2008
      • CEO, BioPlus Co., Ltd.
      2001 – 2002
      • Associate Editor, Journals of Design and Manufacturing Automation
      1994 – Present
      • Editorial Board Member, International Journals of Industrial Engineering and Computers & Industrial Engineering
      1994 – 2000
      • Dean of Research Affairs, POSTECH
      1992 – 1994
      • Vice President, Korean Institute of Industrial Engineers
      1992 – 1997
      • Director of APTEC, POSTECH
      1986 – 1991
      • Head, Department of Industrial Engineering, POSTECH
      1986 – 2005
      • Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering, POSTECH
      1984 – 1986
      • Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering, Univ. of Wisconsin-Platteville, USA
      1984
      • Instructor, Department of Industrial Engineering, Kansas State University, USA
      1976 – 1978
      • Research Scientist, Agency for Defense Development, Daejon, Korea
  • AWARD

    • 1992
      • Baek-Am Best Paper Award, KIIE (Korean Institute of Industrial Engineers)
      1997
      • Academic Achievement Award, KIIE
  • SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP

      • IIE (Institute of Industrial Engineers) – Senior Member
      • IIEA (International Industrial Engineers Association)- Founding Member
      • APIEMS(Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering and Management Society) – Fellow
      • IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) – Member
      • KIIE (Korean Institute of Industrial Engineers)- Fellow
      • KSPE (Korean Society of Precision Engineering) – Fellow
  • RESEARCH INTERESTS

      • Smart Factory Systems
      • Energy Management (Smart Grid) – Applications of Fractal Concept
      • Energy Storage System (ESS)
  • CERTIFICATE

      • Appraiser, Technology Valuation (TA1309-046) KTCA(Korea Technology
        Commercialization Association)
      • Appraiser, Industry Valuation (No. 04-16-034) KIV (Korea Institute of Valuation)