Dr. Jong-Nam KIM
President, Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER)
Dr. Jong-Nam Kim is currently President of the Korea Institute of Energy
Research (KIER), and Chairman of the Korea Carbon Neutral Technology
Innovation Strategy established by Ministry of Science & ICT. He is also a
member of Presidential Committee on Carbon Neutrality 2050 and
Hydrogen Council of Korea.
Dr. Jong-Nam Kim has contributed to climate change mitigation by
conducting R&D activities as a researcher of the Korea Institute of Energy
Research (KIER) since 1985. He received his Ph. D in Chemical
Engineering from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in 1994.
He has participated as principal investigator in chemical separation process R&D projects, and
flourished KIER under his leadership as Chief of Separation Process Research Team, Chief of
Chemical Process Research Center, and Director of Climate Change Research Division. He has
published a total of 74 paper and a total of 3 books during the research period.