Man Sung Yim

Man-Sung

Man Sung Yim
Professor and Head of the Department of Nuclear Quantum Engineering
Director of Nuclear Nonproliferation Education and Research Center

Man-Sung Yim is Professor and Head of the Department of Nuclear and Quantum Engineering and Director of Nuclear Nonproliferation Education and Research Center at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). He is a member of Advisory Committee for Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal, Progress in Nuclear Energy and International Journal of Nuclear Security. Formerly, he was a senior researcher/researcher at Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, lecturer at MIT, Associate/Assistant Professor at North Carolina State University, a joint faculty between Oak Ridge National Lab and NC State University. Dr. Yim served on the North Carolina Science Advisory Board on Toxic Air Pollutants and the Nuclear Nonproliferation External Steering Committee at Idaho National Laboratory. Dr. Yim’s research areas include nuclear fuel cycle, nuclear waste management, nuclear safety and nuclear nonproliferation. His research and educational work mainly centers around the theme of safe and responsible use of nuclear energy. Dr. Yim received B.S. and M.S. in Nuclear Engineering from Seoul National University and Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering from University of Cincinnati through Fulbright Scholarship. He also received master of science (S.M.) and doctor of science (Sc.D.) in Environmental Health Science from Harvard University.