Alumnus Kim Tae-kyun, Inaugurated as the President of KEPCO
Department of Electrical Engineering Year 82... Inauguration ceremony held on the 31st
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Alumnus Kim Tae-kyun (Department of Electrical Engineering, year 82) was inaugurated as the 31st president of KEPCO's Power Research Institute on August 31.
Kim earned a bachelor's degree, master's and doctorate degree in electrical engineering from Hanyang University and completed the executive education on energy at Seoul National University. After joining KEPCO in 1996, he has served as the head of the Electric Power System Group, the head of the R&D Policy Team, the head of the Next Generation Transmission Research Institute and has been serving as the head of the Research Strategy Office since 2019. In particular, he was awarded the Minister of the Power Technology Promotion Competition in 2009 and the Prime Minister's Award in 2014, which led the development of KEPCO's transmission and technologies based on his academic depth and leadership.
Kim said, "The Electric Power Research Institute will accelerate research to overcome the new threats and changing energy environment of the post-corona era," adding, "Based on the research institute's experience, we will put in full efforts to ensure that the Electric Power Research Institute moves forward."
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Translation by: Lee Hee-jin
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