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Prof. Dosam Hwang

Yeungnam University in Korea

Dr. Dosam Hwang is a full professor of the Department of Computer Engineering at Yeungnam University in Korea, whose research interests mainly include Natural Language Processing, Ontology, Knowledge Engineering, Information Retrieval and Machine translation. Prof. Hwang has once served as the Head of Yeungnam University’s Computer Engineering Department for five years between 2005 and 2009. He has also held a position as a principal researcher at KIST (Korea Institute of Science and Technology) and as an invited professor at KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology).

Prof. Hwang has so far been not only a chair of several international conferences, but also a committee member of many international organizations as well. More specifically, for example, he has been the Assistant Secretary of ISO/TC37/SC4 for language resource management since 2005, and the Secretary of Korean TC for ISO/TC37/SC4 at the same time. In 2006, Prof. Hwang was the Director of Korean Society for Cognitive Science (KSCS), and for the Korean Information Science Society (KISS), he has been serving as the Society’s Director and the Mentor of a knowledge engineering study group since 2007.

In addition to this, Prof. Hwang has also participated in several Korean national research projects such as a project on machine translation system (1985-1990), the national IT ontology infrastructure and technology development project called “CoreOnto (2006-2009)”, and “Exobrain (2013-2014)”, the project focused on the construction of deep knowledge base and question-answering platform. Prof. Hwang is now in charge of an intelligent service integration based on IoT Big Data as part of Korea’s another principal national research project “BK+ (2014 ~ present)”.

In recognition of his such great commitment and contribution to the relative fields of study, Prof. Hwang has been honored as a Distinguished Researcher of KIST in 1988 by Korea’s Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) and awarded a prize for Good Conduct from Kyunghee High School in 1973.

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Prof. Dosam Hwang

Yeungnam University in Korea

Homepage: http://lp.yu.ac.kr/~dshwang/