정책학, 이학, 공학, 농수산학, 의약학 등 각 학문분야를 대표하는 1,053명의 석학들이 한림원회원으로 선출되어 자신의 전문분야는 물론 더 나아가 국가발전을 위한 과학기술 진흥에 이바지하고 있습니다.
Fellow Membership Statistics
- Engineering 149
and Fishery 72
Fellow Emeritus and Others Statistics
and Patron Member 9
KAST members are categorized into Fellow, Fellow Emeritus, Foreign Member, Associate Member, Honorary Member, and Patron Member. The full number of Fellows is 500.
- Term: until 70 years of age
- Qualification: 25 years or more of experience in the field of natural sciences or engineering, or related fields with an excellent record of achievement
- Term: Life
- Qualification: Retired Fellows
- Term: 5 years to be renewable once
- Qualification: Korean scientists and engineers who have achieved excellent research outcomes in their respective fields
- Foreign scholars with an exceptional record of contribution to the development of science and technology and an interest in the development of science and technology in the Republic of Korea
Honorary and Patron Member
- Honorary Member: Individuals supporting KAST programs Patron Member: Organizations and corporations supporting KAST programs Membership Statistics
KAST implements a thorough selection procedure in order to bring in distinguished scholars whose academic excellence has been recognized from home and abroad.
Recommendation of Candidates
Preliminary Membership Committee each Division
Approval of Board of Directors
Approval of General Assembly
※ Each cadidate should be recommended by three or more4 Fellows, or a head of related organization