Hyungkee Yoon

Hyungkee Yoon

Principal Researcher
Korea Institute of Energy Research

Dr. Hyungkee YOON was born on March 15, 1954 in Korea. He was married to Moonsook, having two lovely daughters, Susan and Hanna, one grandson, Eddie.

Dr. Yoon has earned a Bachelor of engineering from Korea university, majoring mechanical engineering in 1980, M.S and Ph.D. from Oklahoma State university in 1982 and in 1986 respectively, majoring mechanical engineering.

Dr. Yoon has devoted his professional career to R&D activities at Korea Institute of Energy Research from 1986 up to present. His special R&D interests include district heating and cooling, solar thermal and geothermal energy. At KIER, he has served key positions such as Director of high efficiency department, energy system department, renewable energy department, R&D planning and management department and energy policy department.

Dr. Yoon was in charge of the National Energy and Environment R&D programs for two years from 2001 to 2002 at National Research Foundation, very similar organization to National Science Foundation in U.S. He is the Vice president of Korea Society of Renewable Energy.