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The Korean Academy of Science and Technology

HISTORY

  • 2016

    03

    Dr. Myung-Chul Lee took office as the 8th President

  • 2014

    11

    The 20th anniversary celebrated and ‘20 Years of KAST History’ published

  • 2013

    03

    Dr. Sung Hyun Park took office as the 7th President

  • 2010

    03

    Dr. Kil-Saeng Chung is elected as the sixth President.

  • 2007

    02

    Dr. Hyun-Ku Rhee is elected as the fifth President.

  • 2005

    07

    KAST promoted to a statutory organization by a revision to the Basic Science Promotion Law.

  • 2004

    02

    Dr. KunMo Chung is elected as the Fourth President.

  • 2003

    09

    International symposia are held in celebration of the completion of new KAST building.

  • 2001

    07

    Legal status of the KAST is specified in the "Basic Law of Science and Technology"

  • 01

    Annual General Assembly is held. Dr. In Kyu Han is elected as the third President.

  • 2000

    09

    Inaugural meeting of Association of Academies of Science in Asia (AASA) is held.

  • 1998

    03

    Dr. Mu Shik Jhon is elected as the second President.

  • 1995

    06

    The Academy is registered as an incorporated body.

  • 1994

    11

    The inaugural meeting is held. Dr. Wan Kyoo Cho is elected as the first President.

  • 07

    Charter member meeting is held.

  • 02

    Academy Establishment Committee is organized.