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Man-Sung Yim

Phone) 82-42-350-3836

Email) msyim@kaist.ac.kr

Office) 2402, N7-1

Education

Education
B.S. Nuclear Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea (1981)
M.S. Nuclear Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea (1983)
S.M. Environmental Health Science, Harvard University (1991)
Ph.D. Nuclear Engineering, University of Cincinnati (1987)
Sc.D. Environmental Health Science, Harvard University (1994)

Employment History

Employment History
1981-1982 Researcher, Nuclear Fuel Design, Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute
1987-1990 Senior Researcher, Reactor Engineering, Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute
1989 Instructor, Nuclear Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea
1994 Lecturer, Nuclear Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1995-2001 Assistant Professor, Nuclear Engineering, North Carolina State University (NCSU)
2001-2011 Associate Professor, Nuclear Engineering, North Carolina State University (NCSU)
2001-2007 Director of Graduate Programs, Nuclear Engineering, NCSU
2008 Visiting Professor, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology(KAIST), Summer
2009-2011 Oak Ridge National Laboratory/NCSU Joint Faculty
2009-2011 Associated Faculty, Civil, Construction & Environmental Engineering, NCSU
2011-present Professor and Head, Nuclear and Quantum Engineering, KAIST
2014-present Director, Nonproliferation Education and Research Center, KAIST

Honors and Awards

  • Fulbright Scholar (Degree Study), Korean-American Educational Commission, 1983-1987
  • Korean Science and Engineering Foundation Scholarship, Korea Science Foundation, 1982
  • Alpha Nu Sigma Honor Society, 1986-present
  • Jong Ha Lee Scholarship, Harvard University,1991-1993
  • Health Physics Society Fellowship, Health Physics Society, 1992-1993
  • ACNW Fellowship, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 1992-1993
  • Calvin and Lucy Ellis Scholarship, Harvard University, 1993-1994
  • Sigma Xi Honor Society, 1995-2002
  • Manchester’s Who’s Who, 2003
  • Sam Nunn Fellow, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Inst. of Tech., 2003-2004
  • Senior Research Ethics Fellow, NCSU, 2005-2008
  • Listing in Who’s Who in America, 2008-2011
  • Listing in Who’s Who in the World, 2009-2011
  • Best Paper Award, 2011 INMM Annual Conference, Desert Springs, CA, 2011
  • Best Poster Award, 2011 INMM Annual Conference, Desert Springs, CA, 2011
  • Best Paper Award, 2011 Global Conference, Chiba, Japan, 2011
  • Innovations in Fuel Cycle Research Award, U.S. Department of Energy, 2014
  • Excellent Poster Award, Korean Nuclear Society, 2015
  • Best Paper Award, Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament Division, 2015 INMM Annual Conference, Indian Wells, CA, 2015
  • Best Paper Award, Nuclear Security and Physical Protection Division, 2015 INMM Annual Conference, Indian Wells, CA, 2015
  • Best Paper Award, Nuclear Policy Division, Korean Nuclear Society, May 2016
  • Best Paper Award, Nuclear Systems Division, Korean Nuclear Society, October 2016
  • KAIST International Cooperation Award, February 2017

 

Other Professional Activities

Other Professional Activities
1988-present Professional Engineer, Korea
1995-2011 Technical Coordinator, DOE Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management Fellowship, NCSU
1997-2001 Member, ASME Peer Review Panel for DOE, Office of Science and Technology
2003-present Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Progress in Nuclear Energy
2004-2011 Member, North Carolina Science Advisory Board on Air Toxics Emissions
2005-2008 Member, Nuclear Nonproliferation External Steering Committee, Idaho National Lab
2005-2008 Member, Executive Committee, Radiation Protection & Shielding Division, American Nuclear Society (ANS)
2005-2008 Member, Executive Committee, Scholarship Policies and Procedures, ANS
2005-2007 Managing Editor, Nuclear Engineering Education Source Book, ANS
2009-2011 Chair, Advisory Board, NCSU Seminar Series on Engineering, Policy, and Society
2011-2015 Member, Advisory Committee on Nuclear Safety and Security, Korean Nuclear Safety and Security Commission
2011-present Committee, College of Engineering Personnel Committee, KAIST
2012-present Member, Advisory Committee for ROK-US Nuclear Cooperation Agreement TF, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Korea
2012-present Member, General Council, Korean Nuclear Society
2012-present Member, Board of Directors, Korean Nuclear Policy Society
2013-present Member, Board of Directors, Korean Radioactive Waste Management Society
2014-2016 Member, Executive Committee, Fuel Cycle and Waste Management Division, ANS
2014-present Member, International Advisory Board, Center for Nuclear Engineering, Imperial College
2014-present Official Nominator for Japan Award
2015-present Member, KAIST Research Committee for Future Education
2015-present Member, Board of Directors, Korean Society for Nuclear Materials Management
2015-present Member, Committee on Academics and Research, KAIST
2014-present Member, International Advisory Board, Center for Nuclear Engineering, Imperial Colleges
2015-present Member, Board of Directors, Korea Institute of Nuclear Nonproliferation and Control

Consulting Activities

Consulting Activities
1992 Landauer Inc., Glenwood, IL
1993 Energy Research Group, Inc. , Waltham, MA
1993-2001 Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA
1997 State of Washington, WA
1999 Maine Yankee Atomic Power Company, Wiscasset, ME
2002-2003 Consumer Energy Company, Jackson, MI
2003 Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID
2003 Progress Energy Company, Raleigh, NC
2008 Numerical Applications, Inc., Richland, WA
2011-present Korea Institute of Nuclear Nonproliferation and Control
2012-present Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety
2013 Kim Sang Joon Strategic Research
2016 ORBITECH, Seoul, Korea

Professional Society Membership

Professional Society Membership
1995-present Member of American Nuclear Society (ANS), 86-87
1988-present Member of Korean Nuclear Society
1991-2010 Member of Health Physics Society
1997-2004 Member of American Society for Testing and Materials
2006-present Member of Institute of Nuclear Materials Management
2011-present Member of Korean Radioactive Waste Management Society
2012-present Member of Korean Nuclear Policy Society

List of Courses Taught

  • Radiation Biology (KAIST)
  • Nuclear Waste Safety (KAIST)
  • Nuclear Risk Management (KAIST)
  • Nuclear Waste Policy (KAIST)
  • Radiation Safety and Shielding (NCSU)
  • Radiological Assessment (NCSU)
  • Nuclear Waste Management (NCSU, MIT)
  • Nuclear Waste Management Policy (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
  • Environmental Exposure and Risk Analysis (NCSU; Co-instructor with Dr. H. Chris Frey)
  • Management of Hazardous Chemical and Radioactive Waste (NCSU; Co-instructor with Dr. Christine Grant)
  • Nuclear Fuel Cycle (NCSU; Co-instructor with Dr. Paul Turinsky)
  • Nuclear Nonproliferation and Safeguards Technology and Policy (NCSU)
  • Advanced Nuclear Waste Management (NCSU)
  • Introduction to Engineering (NCSU)
  • Nuclear Reactor Systems (NCSU; Co-instructor with Dr. Paul Turinsky)
  • Radiation Protection (MIT)
  • Nuclear Reactor Kinetics and Control (Seoul National University)

 

Publications

  • Books
  • Man-Sung Yim (in collaboration with Landauer, Inc.), "A Guide to Personnel Monitoring for Radiation in the Hospital Environment," Landauer Inc., Glenwood, Illinois, 1993.
  • Peter Vaganov and Man-Sung Yim, "Ecological Risk," Publishing House of the University of St. Petersburg, Russia (in Russian), December 1999.
  • Book Chapter
  • Chris Mayhorn, Man-Sung Yim, and Jeffrey Orrock, “Warnings and Hazard Communications for Natural and Technological Disasters,” in The Handbook of Warnings (M. S. Wogalter, Ed.), Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc., Publishers, 2004.

  • Publications - Peer-Reviewed Technical Articles
  • Man-Sung Yim, "Radon action level does not balance risk and benefits," Indoor Pollution Law Report, Vol.6 , No.2, 1992.
  • Man-Sung Yim, "Is the EPA's Guideline of 4 pCi/L Reasonable?," Indoor Pollution Law Report, Vol.5, No.11, 1992.