Public architecture and aesthetic experience: Focusing on Berlin and Seoul city halls
MR. KIM, Ki jun
Atelier Ki Jun Kim
Kim Ki Jun received his bachelor's degree from the Department of Architecture at Korea University, a master's degree from Universität der Künste Berlin and studied at ETH Zurich. He practiced at ISON architects, Peter Zumthor, Barkow Leibinger, and Diener & Diener Architekten, and lectured at Technische Universität Braunschweig and at Korea University. In 2016, he founded Atelier KI JUN KIM based in Berlin, and has been carrying various projects mainly in Germany and Korea.
On the Ground: Incorporating subjective occupant feedback into data-driven urban planning for climate-resilient cities
Department Of Architectural Engineering And Technology, Tu Delft
Martín Mosteiro Romero is a postdoc researcher in the Department of Architectural Engineering and Technology at TU Delft. In his research, he seeks to combine data analysis and modeling techniques to the planning of energy systems that minimize energy demand and ensure occupant well-being at the building to urban scale. Before joining TU Delft, Martín was a postdoctoral research fellow at the National University of Singapore and a doctoral researcher at the ETH Zürich in Switzerland.
Improving acoustics and noise conditions in class rooms and hospitals
PROF. JEONG, Cheol-ho
Technical University Of Denmark
[Short bio and main R&D fields] Associate professor at Technical University of Denmark since 2007. Architectural acoustics and human perception evaluations, Computational methods and Scientific machine learning in acoustics. Virtual reality and multi modal perception Mechanical division chair, 2019 EKC, Vienna, Austria Session chair of indoor environmental quality, 2022 EKC, Marseille, France [Recent publications] 60+ ISI journal publications, 120+ conference proceedings
Ecologically Valid Recording and Reproduction for Urban Soundscape Evaluations in a Lab Setting
PROF. LEE, Hyunkook
University Of Huddersfield
[Short bio and main R&D fields] Professor Lee has developed research in the area of 3D audio psychoacoustic engineering as well as undergraduate modules such as Acoustics and Psychoacoustics and Spatial Recording Techniques. In 2014 he has established the Applied Psychoacoustics Lab (APL), a research group studying the mechanism of human auditory perception and developing new audio algorithms for practical applications. The APL’s research has significantly advanced the fundamental understanding about the perception of height in 3D audio recording and reproduction, and led to the development of new microphone array, panning and upmixing techniques. He regularly works with the industry as a consultant. Companies that he has worked with include Samsung Electronics, Volvo Car, L-ISA and MagicBeans. Hyunkook is also an experienced sound engineer specialising in surround and 3D acoustic recording. [Recent publications] 2CAP: A Novel Curve Crash Avoidance Protocol to handle Curve Crashes in Vehicular Ad-Hoc Network, Bashir, R. R., Saeed, Y., Ali, A., Algarni, A. D., Muthanna, A., Hijjawi, M. & Alsboui, T., 3 Jan 2024, (Accepted/In press) In: IEEE Access. 21 p., 10379681. Addressing cancer anorexia-cachexia in older patients: Potential therapeutic strategies and molecular pathways, Ispoglou, T., McCullough, D., Windle, A., Nair, S., Cox, N., White, H., Burke, D., Kantas, A. & Prokopidis, K., 1 Feb 2024, In: Clinical Nutrition. 43, 2, p. 552-566 15 p. Adult Children's Migration and Health-Related Quality of Life Among Older Nepali Adults, Ghimire, S., Singh, D., McLaughlin, S. J., Nath, D., McCarren, H. & Subedi, J., 12 Feb 2024, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology. 13 p. A Framework for Risk-Aware Routing of Connected Autonomous Vehicles via Artificial Intelligence, Cardellini, M., Dodaro, C., Maratea, M. & Vallati, M., 13 Feb 2024, Proceedings of the 26th IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems : ITSC 2023. IEEE, p. 5008-5013 6 p. 10422165
Quantum-Dot Light-Emitting Diode Technologies toward Next-Generation High-Image-Quality Immersive Displays
DR. JUNG, Sung-min
University of Cambridge
Sung-Min Jung is a Senior Research Associate at the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, UK. He received his PhD in Electronic Materials and Device Engineering at Inha University, South Korea. Before joining the University of Cambridge, he worked at LG Display Co., Ltd., serving as a Chief Research Engineer focused on pioneering next-generation display convergence technologies such as stereoscopic/autostereoscopic and holographic 3D displays, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) optics for head-mounted and head-up displays in immersive display systems, and other display convergence technologies. He is now focusing on advancing high-image quality display technologies based on quantum-dot light- emitting diodes for immersive displays and other next-generation smart display systems.
Sensitive THz systems with Non-Hermitian Metasurfaces
PROF. KIM, Teun-teun
Department of Semiconductor
Teun-Teun Kim is an assistant professor in Department of Semiconductor. He received Ph.D. in physics from the KAIST in 2010. From 2013 to 2017, he worked as the Marie Curie Fellow in the Metamaterial Research Centre at University of Birmingham, UK. In March 2017, he was awarded, IBS Young Scientist Fellowship in IBS, CINAP at Sungkyunkwan University. His current research focuses on photonic devices and bio- sensors with metamaterials and plasmonics at THz regime.
Quantum States of Matter in Low Dimensions
University of Birmingham
Dr Chung was born and educated in South Korea. After obtaining PhD in experimental condensed matter physics from KAIST (supervisor, Prof. Soonchil Lee), he moved to France for postdoctoral research at Orsay (with Profs. F. Bert and P. Mendels, Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, University of Paris-Saclay) as a Blaise Pascal Scholarship holder from French Government and at Grenoble (with Dr M. Horvatic, LNCMI; National Laboratory for Intense Magnetic Fields). Then he moved to Lausanne, Switzerland to work with Prof. H. M. Ronnow, EPFL as an EPFL Fellow, Marie-Sklodowska Curie COFUND, European Commission. He joined the University of Birmingham in Dec. 2017 as a permanent academic under the University’s flagship programme, Birmingham Fellowship. He currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of the Korean Physical Society, Advisory Council for the Korea-Europe Quantum Science and Technology Cooperation Center and the Superconductivity Group Committee of the Institute of Physics, UK.
Extracting insights of classification for Turing pattern with feature engineering
PROF. LEE, Seunggyu
Korea University
Seunggyu Lee is working at the Data Computational Sciences in Division of Applied Mathematical Sciences at Korea University (KU) as an assistant professor since March 2021 and Biomedical Mathematics Group in Center for Mathematical and Computational Sciences at IBS as a visiting scholar since August 2021. The research interests include scientific computing and mathematical modelling in fluid dynamics, bioscience, and industrial fields. Dr. Lee has worked in the Department of Mathematics at Gyeongsang National University as an assistant professor and National Institute for Mathematical Sciences as a postdoc, and did Ph.D in mathematics at KU under supervision of Prof. Junseok Kim. Before that, I received the B.S. degree in the mathematical sciences at KAIST.
Tracing back the birth environments of Type Ia supernova progenitor stars
DR. KIM, Young-lo
Lancaster University
I received my PhD in Astronomy from Yonsei University, South Korea in 2018 under the supervision of Prof. Young-Wook Lee. During my PhD, I visited the University of Southampton, UK as a visiting student under the supervision of Prof. Mark Sullivan. I was a postdoctoral researcher working with Dr. Mickael Rigault at the Institut de Physique des 2 Infinis de Lyon, one of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique institutions in France. Now, I am working as a senior research associate with Prof. Isobel Hook at Lancaster University, UK. Currently, I am a member of two international collaborations: the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) and 4-metre Multi-Object Spectroscopic Telescope (4MOST) collaborations. By developing new modules with Python for SEDMachine spectroscopic data in the ZTF collaboration, I have obtained ‘builder status’, which proves my practical computing skills. ‘Builder status’ is given to those members who have made significant contributions to building the collaboration, both its community and its simulation and analysis pipeline and infrastructure software.
DR. KIM, Jinhyub
University of Oxford
I am a postdoctoral research assistant in point spread function (PSF) modeling for the Euclid mission. I test/verify the PSF modeling algorithm and investigate the impact of PSF model bias on the weak lensing (WL) shear measurement. During my Ph.D. supervised by Prof. M. James Jee at Yonsei University in South Korea, I used my WL analysis and estimated the mass of galaxy clusters at high redshift (z > 0.8) observed by the Hubble Space Telescope. My WL results of high redshift clusters confirm that extremely massive high-z clusters are compatible with the LCDM cosmology. I am also interested in building mass scaling relations for high redshift clusters, which will serve as leverage to determine accurate masses.
Nanostructured networks to overcome the limits of traditional materials: multiscale studies and industrialisation progress.
DR. VILATELA, Juan jose
IMDEA Materials Institute
Dr. Juan Jose Vilatela is Head of Multifunctional Nanocomposites Group in IMDEA Materials Institute, Spain. He is a material scientist with valuable experiences on synthesis and assembly of 1D nanomaterials into macroscopic structures with high-performance properties for energy and transport applications. Since 2011, he has led a research group 1) pursuing molecular control in synthesis of nanostructured fibres, 2) methods to hybridize them with polymers and inorganic materials, 3) the use of advanced X-ray and spectroscopic techniques to establish structure-property relations in these complex hierarchical systems, and 4) the study of reinforcement and energy storage/transfer in composites with CNT fibre fabrics. His group is highly multidisciplinary and draws people with backgrounds in physics, electrochemistry, chemical engineering, aerosol science and nanotechnology.
How carbon nanotube, as a conductive agent, can enhance the performance of a lithium-ion battery
DR. BöRZSöNYI, Gabor
LG Chem Europe GmbH
After his PhD in organic chemistry from the University of Alberta (Canada), he joined BASF as a research scientist. His work there encompassed product development of coating resins (Laropal) and cross-linking agents (Luwipal). He started working on application development for carbon blacks at Orion Engineered Carbons in 2016 than for carbon nanotubes at LG Chem in 2024. In his current work, he closely works with key customers particularly in battery and coatings applications to provide solutions using LG´s highly advanced carbon nanotubes.
PROF. KOO, Hyung-jun
Seoul National University of Science and Technology
Prof. Koo received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Seoul National University and his Ph.D. from NC State University. After conducting research as a postdoc at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for two years, he has been a professor at Seoul Tech since 2014. His main research interest is to study the properties of soft materials such as hydrogels, polymers, and liquid metals and develop functional devices such as sensors and energy devices based on them. In particular, he has recently been actively researching the development of chemical sensors based on conductive polymer composites and the interfacial properties and applications of Ga-based liquid metals.
DR. LOPEZ, Mayra yadira rivera
University of Bristol
Dr. Lopez is actively researching novel polymer matrices in composite applications to be used in the aerospace and aeronautical industry. She has various experiences in thermal, chemical and optical characterization of polymeric composite systems, as well as composite manufacturing processes and mechanical testing. She has successfully completed several high-profile research projects including space composite materials supported by ESA/ESTEC to be tested at the International Space Station.
Development of sodium-ion battery cells: a sustainable journey from materials to cell prototypes
DR. HASA, Ivana
University of Warwick, WMG
Ivana Hasa is Assistant Professor of Electrochemical Materials in WMG at the University of Warwick. She is a chemist by background with extensive experience on electrochemical energy storage systems. Her research activities are directed toward the understanding of the processes governing the chemistry of the next generation sustainable battery technologies. Design of technically relevant materials and the understanding of their structure-property correlation and electrochemical behavior are the core of her research interest. Her work is inherently interdisciplinary, tackling challenges at the interface of chemistry, materials science, and electrochemistry. At the Energy Innovation Centre in WMG, she is also working toward the development and scale up of new battery chemistries from concept to full proven cell prototypes.
The European battery ecosystem and current developments in the European funding landscape
VDI/VDE Innovation + Technik Gmbh
Simon Brunner is a Senior Consultant at VDI/VDE Innovation + Technik GmbH (short: VDI/VDE-IT), a programme agency and consultancy provider for various federal and state ministries, the European Commission as well as the financial sector and industry. On behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, VDI/VDE-IT manages federal funding programmes on battery cell production, coordinates the IPCEI European Battery Innovation (EuBatIn) and provides accompanying research services in the field of battery production. Within this project, Mr Brunner has been involved in the execution of the two battery IPCEIs and the build-up of the German battery ecosystem since 2019. He is now Deputy Programme Manager for Battery Cell Production at VDI/VDE-IT. Mr Brunner also coordinates the BEPA / Batteries Europe Integrated Working Group on Cell Design and Manufacturing as Technical Support on behalf of Batteries Europe.
Project ALBATTS - Developing an European Blueprint for Collaboration on Skills and Education
MR. SPáNYIK, Marek
VSB - Technical University of Ostrava
Marek Spányik is a Project Manager and Researcher at the Technical University of Ostrava, specializing in computer science and software engineering. He focuses on applying AI to Requirements Engineering, a field in which he is pursuing his PhD. Since 2020, Marek has been involved in the Skills Agenda project, working on skill development in sectors like batteries, automotive, and cybersecurity. In addition to his research and project management roles, Marek is dedicated to mentoring students and collaborating with industry experts. His work aims to bridge the gap between academic research and practical application, fostering innovation and preparing the workforce for future technological advancements.
Multi-scale modelling of urban air pollution: development and application of MUNICH
DR. KIM, Youngseob
Cerea, Ecole Des Ponts, Edf R&d
Dr. Youngseob Kim is a research engineer of Environmental science and technology. His research is focused on air quality modeling. He has participated in the development of air quality models to cover a large range of phenomena: regional-scale pollution and local-scale pollution, gas-phase pollutants and particulate matters, dispersion and chemical transformation .................................... o Kim, Y., Lugon, L., Maison, A., Sarica, T., Roustan, Y., Valari, M., Zhang, Y., André, M., and Sartelet, K.: MUNICH v2.0: a street-network model coupled with SSH-aerosol (v1.2) for multi-pollutant modelling, Geosci. Model Dev., 15, 7371–7396,, 2022. o Y. Kim, K. Sartelet, F. Couvidat: Modeling the effect of non-ideality, dynamic mass transfer and viscosity on SOA formation in a 3-D air quality model. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19 :1241-1261, 2019. o Y. Kim, Y. Wu, C. Seigneur, Y. Roustan: Multi-scale modeling of urban air pollution : development and application of a Street-in-Grid model (v1.0) by coupling MUNICH (v1.0) and Polair3D (v1.8.1). Geosci. Model Dev., 11 :611-629, 2018.
Anthropogenic fly ash particles: Environmental indicators of industrial combustion
University College London
Neil Rose is Emeritus Professor of Environmental Pollution and Palaeolimnology at the Department of Geography, University College London. He started at UCL in 1987 after 2 years working for the British Antarctic Survey as a limnologist on their Signy Island base. Since completing his PhD in 1991, his research has used natural archives, especially lake sediments, to assess the spatial and temporal distributions of pollutants including fly-ash particles, trace metals, persistent organic compounds and microplastics. He has authored and co-authored over 200 scientific publications and more than 25 book chapters. Between 2008 and 2013, he led the Open Air Laboratories (OPAL) Water Centre encouraging public participation in aquatic science. Since 2018 he has been a member of the Anthropocene Working Group (AWG)............................................................................... Roberts, L.R., Kersting, D.K., Zinke, J. and Rose, N.L. (2024). First recorded presence of fly-ash particles in coral skeletons. Science of the Total Environment 921: 170665 Thomas, E.R., Tetzner, D.R., Roberts, S.L., Turner, S.D. and Rose, N.L. (2023). First evidence of industrial fly-ash in an Antarctic ice core. Scientific Reports: 13: 6529 Curtis, C.J., Rose, N.L., Khanzada, T., Yang, H. and Humphries, M. (2023). Anthropocene environmental change in an overlooked South African lake: Mountain Lake, Matatiele, Eastern Cape. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 78:1-2, 45-66.
Developments on pyrometallurgical recycling of metals and the journey to carbon net-zero
Åbo Akademi University And Metso Metals Oy
Dr. Fiseha Tesfaye is a High-T Process Metallurgist at Metso Oy and an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Science and Technology, Åbo Akademi University, Finland. In 2018, Dr. Tesfaye was also appointed as a visiting scientist at Seoul National University, Korea. Dr. Tesfaye is the Vice Chair of the TMS Energy Committee, a Subject Editor for JOM (Springer), and a Guest Editor for several other journals. In his research areas, Dr. Tesfaye has edited several scientific research books and published over 100 papers.
Innovating Solutions for Perovskite and Battery Research
MR. LEE, Won tae
Korea Kiyon
Won Tae, Lee is the CEO and an expert in developing "Totally Integrated Perovskite and Battery Research Solutions." His main focus is how creatively put small pieces currently available Energy R&D technologies as a larger form of total integrated system to minimize researchers’ time and energy loss.
How can bioenergy with carbon capture and storage contribute to the hydrogen market?
DR. SIMS, Michael
Wild Hydrogen Ltd
Michael Sims is a research scientist at Wild Hydrogen specialising in organic chemistry and synthesis gas analysis. He manages Wild Hydrogen's in-house chemistry laboratory and oversees its projects associated with carbon dioxide removal and synthesis gas purification. His projects at Wild Hydrogen have received support from Innovate UK and the Hydrogen Innovation Initiative demonstrating integration of PSA technology with gasification. In 2023 he completed a PhD at the Imperial College London.
Life estimation and in-field usage monitoring for the blade bearing of wind turbine
MR. SONG, Wooyong
Ore Catapult
Mr. Wooyong Song has 24 years’ career in rotating machinery engineering over different organizations such as R&D centre of Schaeffler Group, Engineering consulting department of Romax Technology and technical centre of Drivetrain System Internationals. He joined ORE Catapult in 2017 and is responsible for the engineering service and R&D program related to the gear and bearing of offshore wind and tidal turbines. In ORE Catapult, his current research focus is on the improvement of test methodology/ strategy of large wind turbine bearings and the development of innovative mechanical subsystem/ component solutions.
Uncertainty in Medical Image Classification
DR. NOVOTNY, Johannes
VRVis, Vienna, Austria
Dr. Johannes Novotny is a senior research engineer at VRVis (Zentrum für Virtual Reality und Visualisierung Forschungs-GmbH) since 2020, as part of the Biomedical Image Informatics group. His research interests focus on the improvement of medical image visualization by using novel rendering techniques, AI processing and immersive display devices (AR/VR). He earned his PhD in computer science at Brown University in 2020, and has previously worked as a research scholar at UC Davis’ VIDi group.
Digitalization and Data Management as a fundamental basis for AI
DR. CHEONG, Jae sook
University Of Bayreuth
Jae Sook Cheong received a B.A. in Computer Science and Engineering from POSTECH in 1996, an MPhil in Computer Science and Engineering from HKUST in 2000, and a Ph.D in Information and Computing Sciences from Utrecht University in 2006. She started her work in Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) in 2006 as Senior Research Scientist. From Dec. 2019, she works as a researcher in Hof University, and from April, 2022, in Bayreuth University. Her current research interest is representing topics in knowledge in graph format, for easier access to research data. RnD Field: Knowledge Graphs, Graph Algorithms, Data Analysis
New Technological Developments for Surgical Simulation
University of Innsbruck, Austria
Prof. Dr. Matthias Harders is a full professor at University of Innsbruck since 2014, and head of the Interactive Graphics and Simulation (IGS) group. He is a leading scientist in the areas of computer haptics, virtual/augmented reality, and physically-based simulation. Based on his previous research, he has co-founded the successful spinoff company VirtaMed ( Prof. Harders has strongly contributed to the growth and development of the new haptics research field and community, for instance by founding the successful EuroHaptics conference series in 2000, as a founder and first elected Co-Chair of the IEEE Technical Committee on Haptics 2008–2010, or as a co-founder of the IEEE Transactions on Haptics in 2008.
Indirect attenuation of Staphylococcus aureus skin infection by modulation of pathogen helper bacteria
DR. SEO, Hwi won
Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Infectious Disesse Center
Hwi Won Seo is a senior researcher at the Infectious Disease Center of the Korea Research Institute of Biosciences and Biotechnology (KRIBB). He received his Bachelor's degree in Veterinary Medicine from Chungnam National University in South Korea. He then obtained his Master's and Ph.D. degrees in Veterinary Pathology from Seoul National University. During his Ph.D. studies, Dr. Seo focused on the pathogenesis and prevention of veterinary infectious diseases, including Porcine Circovirus Type 2 (PCV2), Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSV), and mycoplasma infections. Since joining KRIBB in 2019, he has been studying in vivo models of ESKAPE pathogens' infectious diseases for validating antibiotic efficacy and understanding bacterial pathogenesis based on host-microbial interactions.
Magnetic Particle Imaging: An Early Detection System for Cancer and Neurodegenerative Diseases
DR. HONG, Hyobong
ETRI, Creative & Basic Technology Research Division 218, Gajeong-ro, Yuseoung-gu, Daejeon, Rep. of Korea
Dr. Hong is currently a principal researcher and the overall project manager for the next-generation medical imaging project (ETRI, Korea). He served as a principal researcher at Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT, Korea) and part leader of the analysis department of Samsung Electronics' LCD division. He also served as a technical leader on organic analysis at ISO/IEC TC 111 and as an advisory member of the National Science and Technology Committee (Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy and Ministry of Environment, Korea). He was in charge of overseas affairs at Daewoong Pharmaceuticall,Korea and was in charge of CTO and technical advisory at three startup companies. His academic interests include mass analysis of organic substances and the development of analytical and imaging equipment using iron oxide nanoparticles. He is also studying the origin of signals that occur when magnetic particles with unique properties, such as iron oxide particles, are exposed to various types of magnetic fields.
Novel glaucoma shunt: The predictable and controllable Astream
PROF. HAN, Jong chul
Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University, Republic of Korea
Sungkyunkwan University (College of Medicine) 1999-2005 Physician in Public Health Care Center (Bongwha, as a military duty) 2005-2007 Internship, Samsung Medical Center 2008-2009 Residency, Samsung Medical Center 2009-2012 Clinical Fellow, Samsung Medical Center, 2013-2016 Doctor’s degree, Sungkyunkwan University (School of Medicine), 2016-2019 Assistant Professor, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University, 2019-2023 Associate Professor, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University, 2023- now Associate Professor, Department of Medical Device Management and Research, SAIHST, 2020-now
Biologically grown living materials for biotechnological applications
DR. OH, Jeong-joo
Department Of Bionanoscience, Kavli Institute Of Nanoscience, Delft University Of Technology
- Current: TU Delft, Postdoctorate researcher - Post-doctorate researcher at Korea University (Sep 2021 – Feb 2022) - PhD : Department of Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering, Korea University - Bachelor: Department of Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering (Mar 2012 – Feb 2015)
EU Beating Cancer Plan Flagship Initiatives at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission
DR. STEPIEN, Magdalena
Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission, Italy
Magdalena Stepien holds an MSc in Nutrition (Agricultural University of Krakow, Poland) and a PhD in Nutritional Physiology (AgroParisTech, Paris, France). She is currently a project leader of the EC Knowledge Centre on Cancer and the EU Cancer Inequalities Registry at the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission, both Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan flagship initiatives. She coordinates activitites which support policy making in the area of cancer prevention and care. She joined the JRC over 4 years ago. Before she spent over 6 years working as a cancer epidemiologist at the International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon France.
Targeting senescence for therapeutic benefit
PROF. GIL, Jesús
Imperial College London and MRC Laboratory of Medical Sciences
Jesus Gil is a professor of cell biology at the Imperial College London, UK. He leads a research group at the MRC Laboratory of Medical Sciences, which investigates the molecular mechanisms responsible for senescence and its regulation. Their objective is to develop innovative strategies to target senescence in age-related diseases, particularly cancer.
Senescence in cancer – clinical opportunities and challenges
Medical Department of Hematology and Oncology Kepler Universitätsklinikum, Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria
Deciphering context-specific cancer fitness levels: unraveling the key driver genes in tumor progression
DR. PARK, Solip
Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas, Madrid, Spain
2006-2012 PhD POSTECH Systems biology department 2012-2019 Postdoctoral fellowship CRG, Barcelona 2019 Junior Group Leader CNIO, Madrid
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MS. NAIR, Shraddha
Turner & Townsend
Shraddha Nair is a professional energy and climate policy consultant with over 5 years of work experience integrating sustainable solutions with her business growth strategies in sustainability, application performance management, and carbon policy work. She is adept in the field of economics, business strategy, global energy and climate policies and carbon pricing. As a net zero consultant she is focused on helping businesses optimise their portfolio and create roadmaps to achieve circularity and net zero. She is also an active member of the Renewable Energy & leading the Ocean’s Voice working groups within YOUNGO and Sustainability Policy Director at Young Women in Sustainable Development. She is also the member of Women in Renewable Energy and aids start-ups globally with a mission to tackle Sustainable Development Goals focusing on just transition into a greener economy.
MR. WILLSHER, Christofer
Lloyd’s Register
Chris joined LR’s graduate scheme in 2009, after graduating from his Engineering Science degree at the University of Oxford. He started out as a surveyor in UK & Europe and completed his training program in UAE and the wider Middle East, before moving to South Korea to work in Ulsan as a New Construction Senior Surveyor & Project Manager on Tanker, LPG & LNG projects. Since returning to the UK at the end of 2019, he has held a number of different roles; first as a Product Manager and then as UKI Gas Segment Manager. Currently his role is as Strategic Business Partner, working closely with LR’s key accounts in the UK to mainitain and modernise existing fleets as well as look for future collaborative projects focused on efficiency, digitalisation and decarbonisation.
MR. OKUMUS, Dogancan
University of Strathclyde
Mr. Dogancan Okumus is currently in his final year as a PhD researcher and research assistant at the University of Strathclyde’s Naval Architecture, Ocean, and Marine Engineering (NAOME) department. With a versatile and multidimensional engineering background, he holds dual bachelor's degrees in naval architecture and industrial engineering, along with a master's degree in industrial engineering. With over six years of industry experience at one of the leading engine manufacturers, his work concentrated on heavy industries, including marine equipment, before transitioning to academia. Dogancan is intensively engaged in research on circular economy practices within the maritime industry, specifically focusing on remanufacturing and value extraction from end-of-life assets. His research ambitiously aims to propel the maritime sector towards sustainability by reducing raw material needs through the application of 6R principles, lowering energy consumption and emissions, and advocating for a transition to green energy sources.
DR. KAMYAR, Maleki bagherabadi
Dr. Maleki is a research scientist at SINTEF Ocean, within the Energy and Transport Department's Energy Systems Group. He holds a PhD from the Marine Technology Department of NTNU, where he specialized in simulator-based concept analysis of power plant configurations. His research focuses on developing comprehensive models integrated into full-system simulators to evaluate the performance of power plants, with an emphasis on decarbonization technologies such as fuel cell-based systems. His primary goal is to establish methodologies and models that enable the evaluation of future power plant concepts' performance.
PROF. ZHOU, Peilin
Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering, University of Strathclyde, UK
I joined the University on 1 April 2001 when I introduced the discipline of marine engineering and developed both undergraduate and postgraduate courses in marine engineering. I am currently Professor of Marine Engineering in the Department. Over the years I also developed several articulation courses with partner Universities in China and Vietnam. Currently, I am the Director of Postgraduate Taught Programmes in the Department, responsible for PGT admissions and course development. I have organised a number of international conferences in the UK and Asia. I am Fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology, Charted engineer, member of a number of international professional bodies. Currently, I am the Director of Postgraduate Taught Programmes.
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DR. MIN, Byungjoo
Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology
Working on the bacteria that can help with two of the most vital global issues
DR. HONG, Hee-jeon
Oxford Brookes University
Prof. Hee-Jeon Hong is Senior Lecturer in Medical Microbiology, Department of Biological and Medical Sciences, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Oxford Brookes University, UK, since 2016. She was Research Group Head, Royal Society University Fellow, Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge, UK between 2006 and 2015 She got her Ph.D. in Biological Sciences at John Innes Institute / University of East Anglia, UK in 2002
Analysis of Changes in Research Activities of Female Scientists and Engineers in Korea's STEM Fields and the Leakage Phenomenon in Industries
PROF. KIM, Mi-hye
Chungbuk National University
She received B.S, M.s, and Ph.D. degree in Mathematics from Chungbuk National University, Korea in 1992, 1994, and 2001, respectively. She is currently a professor of the Department of Computer Engineering at Chungbuk National University, Korea. Her research interests are in the field of Fuzzy Measures & Fuzzy Integrals for decision-making, Digital Therapeutics, Gesture Recognition, and Medical Serious Games. Furthermore, she is actively engaged in science and technology policy and new technology-based copyright law.
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Showcases of Smart Solutions for Biodiversity Conservation in Czech and Indonesia
MR. OUHEL, Tomas
Institute Committee in Czech and Slovak Zoo Union.
Tomas Ouhel is an Environmentalist and Entrepreneur with over 18 years of experience integrating business strategies with sustainable development across Southeast Asia, currently based in Sumatra, Indonesia. As the CEO of PT Sustainable Development Solution, Indonesia, he focuses on rural development, regenerative agriculture, and climate change adaptations in rural areas. A dedicated advocate against illegal wildlife trade and a lecturer on conservation biology, Tomas has been instrumental in leading significant conservation efforts, including his role as Chairman of the SILENT FOREST campaign for EAZA (2017-2019). He earned his M.Sc. in International Development Studies from Palacky University, Czechia, which has fortified his expertise in sustainable development and biodiversity conservation. Currently serving as Vice-chair of the ASIP Climate Committee, Tomas continues to impact environmental protection through strategic leadership positions in various NGOs and contributions to seminal publications in the conservation and sustainable development sector.
Directions for Promoting Cooperation between Korean and EU’s Climate Tech Startups
MR. SEO, Kyung won
Mr. SEO, Kyung Won, has been working on patent affairs for Korean major companies such as Samsung Group, SK Group, POSCO and etc, as well as government-funded research institutes such as ETRI, KARI, KIST, KIER etc and numerous universities for 17 years. Since 2015, he has been focusing on the commercialization of public technologies from government-funded research institutes and universities. He is an IP expert who focuses on technology commercialization and policy research to promote corporate commercialization. He established and operates CODA CO., LTD. based on various networks for commercialization, including R&D, technology transfer, and investment, especially in Korea. In 2023, he received a commendation from the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy for his contribution to technology commercialization. CODA supports public institutions and companies by providing services such as R&D planning/strategy, IP rights consultation, technology trends/market research, technology marketing, and technology value evaluation using IP. We are a specialized group that studies the entire cycle of technology commercialization, linking technology creation and investment.
Cooperation Plans with Europe for IPCC Climate Adaptation Integrated Scenario
DR. SON, Minsu
Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology
Dr. Minsu SON has been working as a research fellow at Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology(KICT) which is government-funded research institute from 2017 and researching on Sustainable regional planning, Economic valuation modeling & Application, Risk analysisand, and Inter-Korean infrastructure cooperation & specialized technology development over 18 years.
Korea-Europe cooperation measures for public diplomacy on climate technology Indonesia
MR. SONG, Jaeryoung
National Institute of Green Technology (NIGT)
Dr. Song Jaeryoung has researched international cooperation and policy research at the National Institute of Green Technology (NIGT) for over 15 years, specializing in strategic planning, strategic communications on science and technology, and research program developments. He was jointly appointed as a policy fellow at the National Council on Climate and Air Quality (NCCA), the Presidential Office affiliated committee for making international science and technology programs with UN agencies for 2 years. He also served the National Research Council of Science & Technology (NST) for 3 years as a head of the international cooperation and research and development (R&D) strategy division. He contributed to establishing the inter-Korean science and technology cooperation strategy and international R&D strategy for 25 Government-funded Research Institutes under the NST. He focuses on effective communication on the global policy-making process of climate technologies and innovation platforms, north-south cooperation research under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and other climate Official Development Assistance (ODA) related areas.
Scientific Participation & Action: A Case of "Doing Science, the Gangnam Style" Project
PROF. SONG, Jinwoong
Seoul National University
Jinwoong Song is a professor of science education at Seoul National University and a fellow of Korean Academy of Science and Technology. He is also working as the director of SNU Teacher Education Innovation Center. He graduated from SNU for his BSc and MA degree studies and from King's College London for his PhD degree. He has contributed as a leader of several national and international organizations, e.g. Korean Association for Science Education, East Asian Association for Science Education.
Innovate UK
Innovation Champion, Operations Manager, Manufacturing Manager & Lean Improvement Leader, experienced in driving step-change into a wide variety of manufacturing sectors. Have carried out business, departmental & value-stream reviews with organisations ranging from 1 man-bands to multi-national companies with sites of 500+ employees enabling improvement priorities to be identified, and critically to assist with hands-on support in implementing the solutions needed. Led consultancy and production teams from 20-50 people. Modes of working include Strategic Thinking, Baseline Auditing, Lean tools, Hands-on Implementation of Improvement Projects, Team Leader Coaching & Director Mentoring. A key theme running through all projects is working with the people involved in the processes (shop floor or sales/office/admin/despatch/logistics) to achieve real buy-in, culture change, and bottom-line results.
DR. BLOK, Lourens
Lineat Composites
Dr. Blok is co-founder and chief technology officer of Lineat Composites. He has over 10 years of hands-on working experience with carbon fibre composites with a strong background in computational mechanics, previously working on carbon fibre for crashworthiness applications at BMW. He obtained his PhD in short fibre composite materials at the Bristol Composites Institute in 2020, researching additive manufacturing techniques for highly aligned fibre thermoplastic materials. After his PhD, he co-founded Lineat Composites, an award winning cleantech start-up developing fibre alignment technologies to turn single use carbon fibre in a multi use sustainable material.
DR. GARCIA, Enrique
National Composites Centre
Dr. Garcia has extensive experience in technology strategy and product development working from the nanoscale to the largest structures. He has held senior manager positions in sectors including aerospace, automotive, railway, and renewables. He has focused on the development of design and manufacturing technologies to deliver industrial products with a special emphasis on how Digital Technologies can re-engineer engineering. With previous work ranging from fundamental research all the way to serial production, Dr. Garcia is particularly interested in working closely with academia, government and industry to develop the right strategies to deliver capability and technology at the NCC that bridges the so-called “Valley of Death", transforming bright ideas into successful products.
University College London
Dr Lama Hamadeh is a Lecturer in Engineering Mathematics and Computing in the Mechanical Engineering Department at University College London. Her research focuses on combining techniques in scientific computation, numerical analysis, and machine learning for the data-driven discovery of complex dynamical systems.
DR. MORSE, Llewellyn
University College London
Dr Llewellyn Morse is a lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at University College London (UCL). He specializes in computational solid mechanics and machine learning, combining theory and practical applications in his teaching and research.
DR. PILGRIM, Christopher
Innovate UK
Dr Pilgrim is the technical lead at Innovate UK Business Connect for the Transforming Foundation Industries Challenge. He works on the Aluminium programme of Circular Economy Innovation Network among other projects that focus on enabling and accelerating energy and resource efficiency in established materials. His background is in materials and mechanical engineering. He completed an engineering doctorate with an Imperial College spin-out company looking into smart coatings to measure temperatures in extreme environments, for example, gas turbines. After completing the doctorate, I worked in technical management roles to drive technology development for commercial applications. Before starting at Innovate UK Business Connect, he worked for an aerospace manufacturer overseeing the metallurgical lab and then responsibility for product quality for the site.