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  • The Korea Science&Technology Hall of Fame

  • The Hall of Fame is to commemorate and preserve the outstanding achievements of distinguished scholars who have contributed to the advancement of the country and the welfare of the people. In accordance with the Article 31 (preferential treatment for scientists and engineers) of the Framework Act on Science and Technology
  • The program is aimed at raising the awareness of the excellence of the country’s scientific tradition and legacies among the youths, and encouraging them to pursue future careers as scientists and engineers. It is also intended to create a social environment where the scientists and engineers can devote themselves to research with a sense of honor and pride. The Hall of Fame exhibits records of research achievements, research reports, publications, and other relics pertaining to the inductees.

Qualifications for Inductees

Scientists or engineers with Korean nationality

Outstanding contributions to the national development and the welfare for thepeople

Exemplary personality as a role model for other scholars and the public

Criteria

Historically-verified or internationallyapproved achievements in the field of science and technology

Research achievements made in the country, in principle

Place of Induction

Korea Science & Technology Hall of Fame at Gwacheon National Science Museum, Gyeonggi-do, Korea

Division of Works

In order to further enhance its efficiency, the affairs regarding the Hall of Fame program have been separated into the following three organizations since 2014.

Organization Division of Works
Korean Academyof Science & Technology Evaluation and selection of the inductees
Gwacheon National Science Museum Maintenance and operation of the Hall of Fame exhibition
Korea Science Center & Museum Association Exhibition tours at public/private science museums across the country and public relations for the Hall of Fame program
Division of Works

In order to further enhance its efficiency, the affairs regarding the Hall of Fame program have been separated into the following three organizations since 2014.

Sun-Ji Lee Mu-Seon Choi Cheon Lee Young-Shil Jang
Jun Heo Dae-Yong Hong Jeong-Ho Kim Jang-Chun Woo
Won-Cheol Lee Tae-Kyu Lee Dong-Hyeok An Shin-Kyu Hyun
Hyung-Sup Choi Ho-Wang Lee Dong-Il Kim Soon-Kyung Kim
Ho Soo Suh Kee-Ryo Chang Whiso (Benjamin) Lee Esther Park
Rimhak Ree Zae Geun Kim Baek Hyun Cho Soon-Tahk Choh
Ju Myeong Seok King Sejong the Great Moon-hye Hur Il-Seon Yun
Yak-Jeon Chung Seok-Jeong Choi Man-Chun Han