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Regional Coordinators

Professor Hyochoong Bang

The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Korea

Prof. Hyochoong Bang received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in aeronautical engineering from Seoul National University in 1985 and 1987, respectively. He also received Ph.D. degree in 1992 from Texas A&M University. From 1992 to 1994, he worked as a research assistant professor at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School. He used to work for Korea Aerospace Research Institute between 1992 and 1994 on mission support and attitude control research for the geostationary satellites series of Korea.

Currently, he is director of Space Exploration Engineering, a multi-disciplinary education program at KAIST(Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology). He is principal investigator for flight software design of STSAT-3, which is under final development phase. He is also leading a graduate student Cubesat team.

Contact: hcbang(at)

Prof. Bang

Professor In-Seuck Jeung

Seoul National University (SNU), Korea

Prof. Jeung

Professor In-Seuck Jeung has been a professor at Seoul National University since 1984. While he completed all of his degrees from Seoul National University he has also served as a visiting scientist, honorary fellow and professor at Hosei University, University of Minnesota and University of California, Irvine during his career.

Prof. Jeung’s current research interest includes CubeSat development as a consortium member of QB50 project supported by EU-FP7, ARLISS participation, while his long term interest has been focused on scramjet and ramjet combustion and the design of the test facility. He also participates in work on gas turbine combustors, ram accelerators, ramjet intake test, hydrogen leak explosion, laser propulsion, laser plasma flow control, aero-optic analysis and hypersonic aerothermodynamics.

In addition to serving on the editorial board of The Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, Prof. Jeung has served as a Colloquium Co-Chair and on the board of The Combustion Institute. He is also active in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, the Korean Society of Propulsion Engineers, and The Korean Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences. Prof. Jeung also serves as a member of the editorial board of Progress in Energy and Combustion Science and is an active participant in the International Symposium on Shock Waves, the Asian-Pacific International Symposium on Aerospace Technology, and the Asian Joint Conference on Propulsion and Power.

Contact: enjis(at)

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