KAIST Professor Yong Hoon Lee has been appointed as the 4th president of UNIST.
On November 12, UNIST held the ‘2019 20th Temporary Board of Directors’ meeting in EL Tower in Yangjae-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul and announced KAIST Professor Yong Hoon Lee, as the next president of UNIST.
The appointment of new president elected by the Board of Directors will be confirmed with the consent of the Minister of Education and the approval of the Minister of Science and ICT. The term of office is four years from the date of approval.
Professor Yong H. Lee received his B.S. and M.S. Degrees in Electrical Engineering from Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, in 1978 and 1980, respectively, and Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, U.S.A., in 1984.
He has been with the Department of Electrical Engineering at KAIST, since 1989. He also served as the Head of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, as well as the Vice President of Academic Affairs at KAIST.