ACerS is pleased to announce Young-Wook Kim has been selected for Volunteer Spotlight, a program that recognizes a member who demonstrates outstanding service to The American Ceramic Society through volunteerism.
Kim is professor of materials science and engineering at the University of Seoul, South Korea. He received an M.S. and Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology and a B.S. in ceramic engineering from Yonsei University. Before joining the University of Seoul in 1996, he worked as a senior research scientist at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology.
Kim has authored or co-authored more than 330 journal articles and holds about 60 issued patents. He is an academician from the World Academy of Ceramics, a fellow of ACerS, and an honorary fellow of the European Ceramic Society. He received the John Jeppson Award, Samuel Geijsbeek PACRIM International Award, Global Star Award, and Global Ambassador designation from ACerS.
In addition to being a founding member of the ACerS Korea Chapter, Kim is chair-elect of the Engineering Ceramics Division and editor-in-chief of International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology.
We extend our deep appreciation to Kim for his service to our Society!