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Yong Hoon Jeong

  • Current Affiliation:
    • Associate Professor,
    • Department of Nuclear and Quantum Engineering, KAIST
    • WCU Center for Advanced Fast Reactor Director, KAIST

  • Contact Information:
    • Business phone: +82-42-350-3826
    • Facsimile: +82-42-350-3810
    • E-mail address: jeongyh@kaist.ac.kr
    • Mailing address: Department of Nuclear and Quantum Engineering Guseong-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, 305-701, Korea

  • Personal Information:
    • Nationality: Korea
    • Date of Birth: August 20, 1974

  • Education:
    • Ph.D., Nuclear and Quantum Engineering, KAIST, 1998~2003.
    • M.Sc, Nuclear and Quantum Engineering, KAIST, 1996~1998.
    • B.Sc, Nuclear Engineering, KAIST, 1992~1996.

  • Title of final degree thesis:
    • Experimental Study of Non-Heating Pool Boiling Simulation and CHF on Reactor Vessel Wall

  • Experience:
    • Mar. 2003 ~ Aug. 2005, Research Scientist, research (advanced reactors), KAIST
    • Dec. 2003 ~ Nov. 2004, Post-doctoral Fellow, research (energy system and H2 production), MIT
    • Mar. 2005 ~ Aug. 2005, Lecturer, lecture, KAIST
    • Sep. 2005 ~ Jul. 2007, Assistant Research Professor, research and lecture, KAIST
    • Apr. 2007 ~ 2009, 3N (New, Nuclear, New Frontier) Researcher, MOST
    • Jul. 2007 ~ Aug. 2011, Assistant Professor, research and lecture, KAIST
    • 2009 ~ Aug. 2014, WCU Center for Advanced Fast Reactor Director
    • Sep. 2011 ~ present, Assosiate Professor, research and lecture, KAIST

  • Courses taught:
    • Nuclear and Quantum Engineering Design Projects, (2005, 2006, 2007), KAIST
    • Energy and Environment, (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2013), KAIST
    • Freshmen Design Class, (2007), KAIST
    • Nuclear System Design Course, (2012, 2013), KAIST

  • Awards:
    • Scholarship, 1994, Korea Atomic Industrial Forum Inc.
    • CE Scholarship, 1994, Combustion Engineering Co.
    • Top Honors, 1994, KAIST
    • Top Honors, 1995, KAIST
    • Doosan Scholarship, 2002, Doosan Heavy Industry Co.
    • 3N Researcher, 2007, Korea Ministry of Science and Technology
    • KAIST President's Award, Feb. 12, 2010 (on the successful development of OLEV)
    • WCU International Conference Best Post Award, May. 2010, NRF
    • Prime Minister's Award, Dec. 27, 2010 (on the contribution to the UAE nuclear project and UAE-Korea cooperation in education)
    • Best Paper, May 26, 2011, Korea Nuclear Society Spring Meeting.
    • Best Paper, Aug. 2012, ICONE-20
    • Best Paper, Oct. 2012, Korea Nuclear Autumn Society
    • Best Paper, May 2013, NURETH-15
    • International Cooperation Award, Feb. 2014, KAIST
    • KAIST's Top 10 R&D Accomplishments, Feb. 2015, KAIST
    • Best Paper, Oct. 2015, WORTH-7
    • Best Paper, Oct. 2015, Korea Nuclear Autumn Society


  • Other notable achievements:
    • Invited paper presentation to the American Nuclear Society winter meeting, the synergetic effect of nuclear assisted combined cycle, Nov. 2004.
    • Technical committee member of Young Generation Forum (Korea), 2003~2007. (Objectives of YGF is development of human network and exchanging information among Korean student on the world)
    • Selected as a new leading researcher (3N researcher) in the nuclear engineering field by the Ministry of Science and Technology of Korea in 2007. Research plan for the design of simplified nuclear power plant and development of online monitoring system had been selected and the plan is going to be supported by the government for the next two years at least (April 2007 ~ March 2009). Total amount of two-year research fund is about $ 360,000. The awards are given to 4 researchers every two years.
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