- 0429F11 / Pf. 권욱현 / Past and Future of Research Center (ERC-ACI)
- Date2016-06-16 15:13:13
Past and Future of Research Center (ERC-ACI)
권욱현 (명예 교수, 서울대학교)
Apr. 29 (Fri) 11:00 / Building 133 Room 316-1
History of Engineering Research Center for Advanced Control and Instrumentation is recalled including the past activities and achievements. A history of Department of Control and Instrumentation at SNU is also briefly reviewed. The talk concludes with a futuristic vision for control and related research.
Wook Hyun Kwon received B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Seoul National University in 1966 and 1972, respectively, and a Ph D. degree from Brown University in 1975. He was an adjunct assistant professor at the University of lowa (1976-1977). He has been with Seoul National University since 1977, where he is currently a professor emeritus of School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He was a visiting assistant professor at Stanford University (1981-1982). He is now a chair professor of DGIST (Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology) since April, 2010.
Dr. Kwon has published about 150 international journal papers and approximately 260 international conference papers, mostly in the areas of predictive controls, time-delayed system, FIR filtering, and real-time computer applications for automation. He authored a graduate text book, "Receding Horizon Control: Model Predictive Control for State Models" appeared in July, 2005 by Springer. He supervised about 130 graduate students including 55 Ph.D students. From his encouragement of entrepreneurship, some of his graduate students founded about 10 start-up companies including Humax, seven of which have already gone public in KOSTAQ.
He became a Fellow of the National Academy of Engineering of Korea (NAEK) in 1955, a Fellow of the Korean Academy of Sciences and Technology (KAST) in 1996, a Fellow of IEEE in 1999, a Fellow of TWAS (The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World) in 2001, and a Fellow of IFAC (International Federation of Automatic Control) in 2010. He received the Korea Highest Scientist/Engineer Award of Ministry of Science and Technology in 2007.
He was President of the Institute of Control, Automation and Systems Engineers (ICASE) of Korea in 1999, President of the Korean Institute of Electrical Engineers (KIEE) in 2001, Vice-President of the National Academy of Engineering of Korea (NAEK) in 2002-2006, President of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) in 2005-2008, and. Vice-President of the Korean Academy of Science and Technology (KAST) in 2007-2010. He is a member of Board of LS Holdings since 2011.