PROF. SUNGYEOL CHOI

Assistant Professor

Nuclear Fuel Cycle Laboratory

Department of Nuclear and Quantum Engineering,

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST),

291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34141, Republic of KOREA

Tel : +82-42-350-xxxx, Fax : +82-42-350-xxxx

Email : sungyeolchoi@kaist.ac.kr​

Professional Experience

Education

                            Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)                      Daejeon, Korea
2017-Present       Assistant Professor, Department of Nuclear and Quantum Engineering
2017-Present       Head, Nuclear Fuel Cycle Laboratory
                            Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)                              Ulsan, Korea
2015-2017           Assistant Professor, Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering
2015-2017          Adjunct Professor, School of Energy and Chemical Engineering
2015-2017          Head, Nuclear Fuel Cycle Engineering Laboratory
2016-2017          Director, Center for Advanced Nuclear Reactor
                           Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute                                                            Daejeon, Korea
2013-2015          Senior Researcher, Division of Nuclear Fuel Cycle Process Development
2012-2013          Postdoctoral Researcher, Division of Strategic and International Studies
                           Harvard University                                                                                            Cambridge, U.S.A
2010-2012          Research Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
                           Seoul National University                                                                                          Seoul, Korea
2012                   Postdoctoral Researcher, Nuclear Materials Laboratory
2008-2012          Research Assistant, Nuclear Materials Laboratory
                           International Atomic Energy Agency                                                                  Vienna, Austria
2008                   Intern, Nuclear Power Engineering Section, Department of Nuclear Energy

2008-2012           Seoul National University                                                                                         Seoul, Korea
                            Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering, August 2012

                            Advisor : Professor Il Soon Hwang

                            Thesis : Nuclear Supply Dynamics : Effects of Export Competition on Nuclear Nonproliferation

2008-2012           Seoul National University                                                                                         Seoul, Korea

                            B.S in Nuclear Engineering, summa cum laude, February 2008

                            Best undergraduate thesis award

                            Thesis : A Study on Transmutation Rate of Long-living Isotopes in PEACER
 

Awards and Honors

2016                   Best Paper Award, Korean Radioactive Waste Society Fall Meeting
                           (Student: Chan Ki Lee).
2015-2017          Marquis Who’s Who in the World.
2014                   Best Paper Award, Korean Nuclear Society Spring Meeting.
2014                   Best Paper Award, Korean Radioactive Waste Society Spring Meeting.
2010-2012          Harvard University Belfer Center For Science and International Affairs Fellowship.
2010-2011          Hi-Seoul Science Fellowship in Science and Technology, Seoul Ministry of Education.
2011                   Poster Award, Korean Nuclear Society Spring Meeting.
2010                   Poster Award, Korean Nuclear Society Autumn Meeting.
2009                   Best Paper Award, 1st University Nuclear Paper Contest, Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power, MK                            Business News, and Ministry of Knowledge and Economy.
2008-2010          National Graduate Science and Technology Scholarship, Ministry of Science and Technology.

2009                   Best Paper Award, Technical Exchange Workshop, Electric Power Industry Technology                            Evaluation and Planning of Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy.
2008                   Best Undergraduate Thesis Award, Center for Teaching and Learning, Seoul National                            University.
2006-2007          Nuclear Technology Undergraduate Student Society Fellowship, Ministry of Science and                            Technology.
2004-2008          National Science and Technology Scholarship, Ministry of Science and Technology

Professional Services

1.  Academic Memberships
     Korean Nuclear Society
          Board of Directors (2016-)
          President, Korean Young Generation Network (2016-)
     Korean Radioactive Waste Society
          Board of Directors (2017-)
          Member, Committee for Nuclear Fuel Cycle Technology (2014-)
     Korean Nuclear Policy Society
     American Nuclear Society
     Institute of Nuclear Materials Management
     American Society of Mechanical Engineers
     International Nuclear Youth Congress

          Country Representative, Board of Directors (2016-)
          Member, Committee for Grant Program (2016-)
     Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs


2.  Journal Reviewer
     Journal of Nuclear Materials
     Nuclear Engineering and Design
     Annals of Nuclear Energy
     Advances in Engineering Software
     Energy Policy
     Energies
     Sustainability
     Journal of Korean Radioactive Waste Society
     International Journal of Energy Research
     Journal of Applied Electrochemistry
     Korean Journal of International Studies

 

3.  Technical Committee
     Member, Committee for Radiation Safety, Ulsan National Institute Science and Technology (2016-2017)
     Member, Technical Advisory Committee for Energy Industry Complex, Ulju-gun (2015-)

 

4. Conference Committee

     Session Chair: 2014 American Nuclear Society Winter Meeting, Global 2017, GLANST 2017
     Organizing Committee: GLANST 2017

291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34141,

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Department of Nuclear & Quantum Engineering, Republic of KOREA

 

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