Dr. Ieehwan KIM appointed as the fifth president of UST
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(Photo: Dr. Ieehwan KIM, fifth president of UST)
Dr. Ieehwan KIM, former Executive Deputy Chairman of KOITA, appointed as the fifth president of UST
Dr. Ieehwan KIM has been appointed as the fifth president of the University of Science and Technology (“UST”), the National Research Institutes-based Graduate University in South Korea.
Newly appointed President Kim graduated from Seoul National University with a degree in mechanical engineering, received his master’s degree in mechanical engineering from KAIST, and received his doctorate in engineering from Case Western Reserve University in the US.
President Kim entered public service as an officer in the Ministry of Science and Technology in 1982 and went on to serve in various positions in the government, including Science and Technology Policy Planning Officer in the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology; Secretary of Science and Technology in the Blue House; and Executive Deputy Chairman of the Korea Industrial Technology Association. Currently, he is serving as an advisor to the Korea Industrial Technology Association.
President Kim’s term in office is four years from the date that his appointment is approved by the Minister of Science and ICT.