Prof. Dr. Soon Kuk Kwun, Ph. D
Vice President Hon.
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Prof. Soon-kuk Kwun born April 1942, obtained his B.S. Degree in Agricultural Engineering from Seoul National University in 1964, M.S. degree from Colorado State University (USA) in 1974 and Ph.D. from Iowa University (USA) in 1980. Prof. Kwun started his career as Research Scientist in the Department of Irrigation and Drainage at the Institute of Agricultural Engineering and Utilization in the Office of Rural Development and worked there for 1967-1980. Prof. Kwun is a member of American Society of Agricultural Engineers, Director of Korean Society of Environment Agriculture, Korean Academy of Science and Technology, Chairperson of Advisory Committee on Inspection Body of large size of National Project, Chairperson of Council of Green Village etc. He has been closely associated with ICID activities as member of the Working Group on Environmental Impacts and in the organizing committee for hosting ICID conferences, such as the one for 1st Asian Regional Conference to be held in Seoul. He is the recipient of Korean Society of Agriculture Engineers Award for Academic Achievements (1989) and Grand Prize of Rural Development of Agricultural Development Corporation, Korea (1999). He has published a large number of technical papers in national and international conferences and has authored several books in the field of hydrology, environmental engineering, agricultural water uses etc.
Prof. Kwun is presently Professor in the Department of Agricultural Engineering, College of Agriculture, Life Sciences, Seoul National University from 1980.
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