Chief Director of Dept. of National Transportation Technology R&D
The Korea Transport Institute (KOTI)
Dr. Young-Jun MOON is a chief director of National Transport Technology R&D Center in the Korea Transport Institute (KOTI). He has joined KOTI in 1998, right after he had graduated in the Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) with a doctoral degree of Transportation Engineering in the Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering. He started his career as a research engineer in the Agency for Defense Development (ADD) in 1987, developing Korean Surface to Air Missile (KSAM) for the military weapon systems. He participated in ITS World Congress and the International Standard Organizations in ITS area as a leader of ITS R&D in Korea from 1999 for developing a variety of ITS projects. Since then, he has been involved in ISO/TC204 as not only an expert in WG14 for vehicle/roadway warning and control system but also a Convenor of WG17 for nomadic & portable devices. He has been a member of the international program committee (IPC) of ITS World Congress since 2005 and also a chair of IPC for the 17th ITS World Congress in Busan, 2010. He has joined a committee member of Transportation Research Board (TRB) on ITS since 2013. He became a member of National Science and Technology Commission (NSTC) under the President House in 2010 until 2013, and a chair of Construction & Transportation Committee. He is also a consulting director of transportation division in PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Organizing Committee since 2010. He is now designated as an Advisory Director to the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MoLIT) from 2016 until 2017.
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