KIM YOUNG JUN   Principal Researcher







Dr. Youngjun Kim is a principal researcher in the Center for Bionics at Korea Institute of Science Technology. He is also an Associate Professor at the Division of Bio-Medical Science and Technology, KIST School, UST. He is currently a committee member of Society for Computer Design and Engineering, Korean Society of Imaging Informatics in Medicine, and Korean Society for Simulation Surgery. He researched in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Stanford University as a postdoctoral scholar (2013). He received his BS (2001), MS (2003), and Ph.D. (2009) at Seoul National University. He received awards including the National Research Council of Science and Technology (2018), Top 100 Excellent Technology Award in Republic of Korea (2018), KIST Best Researcher of the Month (2017), and Minister of Science, ICT of Science, ICT and Future Planning (2016). In 2017 and 2018, he authored 17 journal papers and a book, VTK programming, and gave more than 50 presentations. He recently transferred 3D medical software technologies to 4 companies. His research interests include 3D simulation, artificial intelligence, 3D printing, virtual reality, augmented reality for medicine.