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SCCK Luncheon - Making Innovation in Academia
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World-class research-oriented universities play a key role in making
remarkable discoveries and developing breakthrough technologies.
These discoveries and new technologies need to be translated towards
practical use, which is quite challenging since the gap between academia
and industry has been deepening and widening. 
 
SCCK Luncheon
Guest Speaker:  The President of POSTECH Mr, Young Min Kim
Topic: Making Innovation in Academia
Date: November 16, 2012
Time: 12:00
Venue: Seoul Club, Jirisan Room
Price: KRW 60,000/p.p
 
We need to produce well-educated and trained future global leaders in our graduates with creativity, curiosity, passion and entrepreneurial spirit.  Our education needs to be transformed from analysis to more synthesis to foster creativity and innovation, from narrow coverage to a broad systems-oriented one, and from classroom teaching to student-based learning and discovery.  Via collaboration and teamwork, academic researchers should have courage and competence to lead pioneering high-risk/high-impact research with the spirit of “dare to be different.”
 
About the speaker
 
Dr. Youngmin Kim received BS degree in electronics engineering from Seoul National University in 1975, :namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />and MS and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from University of Wisconsin in 1979 and 1982, respectively.
 
For 29 years from 1982 to 2011, he was Professor of Bioengineering, Professor of Electrical Engineering, and Adjunct Professor of Radiology and Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington in Seattle.  From 1999 to 2007, he was Professor and Chair of Bioengineering.  From 2004 to 2007, he was the Hunter and Dorothy Simpson Endowed Chair in Bioengineering.  In September 2011, he came back to Korea after 35 years in the U.S. to become the President of Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH).
 
His research interests include medical imaging and computing, ultrasound systems, distributed diagnosis and home healthcare, and computer architecture.  He has supervised many graduate students, leading to ~40 Ph.D. and ~100 Masters degrees.  Dr. Kim and his research group have made 85 inventions that have led to ~70 patents, transferred the invented technologies to industry with 27 licenses, and helped commercialization of these technologies.  He has more than 450 research publications.
 
He was a member (Chairman during 1993-1994) of Steering Committee of IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging from 1990 to 1996 and again from 2007 to 2011.  He has been a member of the Editorial Board of Proceedings of the IEEE, IEEE TBME, IEEE TITB, IEEE Press series, and Annual Reviews of Biomedical Engineering.  He received the 2003 Ho-Am Prize in Engineering.  In 2005, he received the Distinguished Achievement Award from University of Wisconsin.  He received the IEEE/EMBS Early Career Achievement Award and the IEEE/EMBS Distinguished Service Award in 1988 and 2010, respectively.  In 2011, he received the IEEE EMBS William J. Morlock Award and the KOSOMBE (Korean Society for Medical and Biological Engineering) Award.  In 2012, he was selected as the UW Medicine Inventor of the Year.
 
He was Program Chair of 1989 IEEE EMBS Conference and Chair of SPIE Medical Imaging Image Display Conference from 1990 to 1999.  He was Symposium Chair of SPIE Medical Imaging from 1998 to 2001.  He was Conference Co-Chair of 2009 IEEE EMBS Conference in Minneapolis.  He has been a consultant to Texas Instruments, Intel, MITRE, Siemens, Hitachi, Fujitsu, Canon, Samsung, and many other organizations.  He has served on the Board of Directors and Technical Advisory Board of several companies.  He has been a member of the External Advisory Board for Cleveland Clinic Foundation, University of Wisconsin, University of Utah, University of Florida, POSTECH and KAIST, and an external reviewer for many academic programs.  He was an IEEE/EMBS distinguished lecturer and Chair of Distinguished Lecturer Committee in 1997~1998 and Awards Committee in 2001~2002.  From 1992 to 2006, he was an ABET program evaluator for computer engineering and bioengineering.  He served on IEEE Fellow Committee from 1998 to 2001.  He was Chair of IEEE/EMBS Fellows Committee.  He served on IEEE Awards Board and IEEE TAB Periodicals Committee.  He served on the IEEE/EMBS Administrative Committee for many years.  He was President-Elect of IEEE/EMBS in 2004, President in 2005 and 2006, and Past President in 2007.
 
Dr. Kim is a Fellow of the IEEE, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, and International Academy for Medical and Biological Engineering.  He is a member of Tau Beta Pi and Eta Kappa Nu.