The 15th President,
Woo-Seung Kim

Personal Information

  • Position
    15th President, Hanyang University
  • Name
    Woo-Seung Kim
  • Birth
    Jun 6th, 1957


North Carolina State University Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D.
Hanyang University Mechanical Engineering, M.S.
Hanyang University Mechanical Engineering, B.S.

Research Interests

Thermal and fluid flow in Desalination system and CCS(CO2 Capture and Storage)    



2019 - present
President, Hanyang University
2017 - 2019
Executive Vice President and Provost for ERICA, Hanyang University
2012 - 2018
Director, Leader of INdustry-university Cooperation(LINC) Center (Hanyang University-ERICA Campus)
2004 - 2015
Director of Industry-University Cooperation Foundation at Hanyang University
1991 - present
Professor of Mechanical Engineering Department at the College of Engineering and Science of Hanyang University(ERICA Campus)
2006 - present
Full member, National Academy of Engineering of Korea(NAEK)
2011 - 2015
President of Korean Society for Industry & Academy Collaboration
2008 - 2010
Member on National Science and Technology Council
2007 - 2008
Vice-chairman of Thermal Engineering Section of the Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers
2007 - 2012
Editor of the Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers
2005 - 2006
Member on Presidential Committee on Balanced National Development
2004 - 2006
Member on Presidential Committee on Education Innovation
1989 - 1991
Post-doc at North Carolina State University


Medal for services in Industry-University cooperation
Commendation from the President of Korea
Commendation from the Minister of Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy
Korean Society of Mechanical Engineering for academic achievement in Thermal Engineering


Author of more than 260 articles including conference papers