join for Organized symposium and gala dinner Southeastern United States Korean Chamber of Commerce and the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea. Network with members of these organizations as well as leaders in the South Korean and US economic relations communities. The purpose of this forum is to facilitate a meeting of professionals and companies interested in developing and understanding this issue. future e-mobility trends. Please RSVP to attend.
- A forum to promote cooperation between the United States and South Korea for successful joint economic development.
- Key industry trends, executive panels, e-mobility leaders, professional leaders, and educators will share invaluable insights into how to develop and prepare for the challenges and opportunities of the next generation of e-mobility technology advancements.
breakthrough in battery technology, fellow, colleague Professor Lee Seung-woo, Georgia Tech
Dr. Lee joined Georgia Tech’s Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering in January 2013 as an Assistant Professor. He has a PhD in Chemical Engineering from MIT, where he has worked on the design of high-energy and high-power density nanostructured electrodes for electrochemical energy storage, and catalysts for methanol oxidation and electrochemical energy conversion of small molecules such as O2. focused on the synthesis of2 discount. He did postdoctoral research in the Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Chemistry at MIT on the design of electrodes for lithium rechargeable batteries and catalysts for solar energy storage.
Dr. Lee’s research focuses on understanding electrochemical energy conversion and storage mechanisms, and designing electrochemical systems that can link renewable energy sources to a variety of end-user applications. The development of these technologies is a key factor in supporting new transportation technologies, load leveling for solar and fixed power applications, and rapidly evolving portable electronics. To meet these challenges, we explore the following interrelated research areas:
The future of the EV industry, Kookmin University Professor Choi Eun Chul
Professor Woongchul Choi Professor of Automotive Engineering. National University in Korea. He started his professional career as the founder of Flocotech Co., Ltd. A high-tech venture company located in Columbus, Ohio, specializing in the development of stereoscopic image-based flow field measurement systems. He and his company have enjoyed considerable success over his 20-plus years, conducting numerous research projects with Ford and other major automotive OEMs.
After Professor Choi returned to South Korea in 2010, his services were recognized not only by the government but also by world-class private companies. Professor Choi works closely with Samsung Electronics, Samsung Electro-Mechanics, Hyundai Motor and SK Group. In line with the electrification of the mobility sector, his activities are focused on his EVs. Some of his recent projects include: Development of an electric bus with replaceable batteries as a public transportation system. Battery pack thermal management system. Strategic development of charging infrastructure. His research interests include battery cell characterization, battery cell and module diagnostics and performance evaluation, development of ultra-fast charging algorithms that cause little damage to battery cells, and his xEV system integration. .
Due to the hands-on nature of his engineering work, Professor Choi has established strong working relationships with nearly all key figures, companies, industry associations, government research centers, and policy-making bodies in South Korea. He has many patents under his name.
Professor Choi was born and raised in South Korea. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Seoul National University in 1987, followed by his Master of Science and Ph.D. He received degrees in mechanical engineering from Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio in 1989 and 1995, respectively. Professor Choi is an avid sportsman and his favorite game is basketball.
Panel Discussion and Remarks – Speakers:
Park Yoon Joo He is the Consul General representing the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea, who arrived in Atlanta in June 2021 and assumed his current position. The Korean Consulate in Atlanta was opened in his 1976 and covers Georgia, Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Counselor of the Korean Embassy in Iran, Director of the Second North American Section, Deputy Consul General of the Korean Consulate General in Boston, Counselor of the Korean Embassy in Australia, Deputy Director of the Korean Embassy in Iran, North America Affairs, and Human Resources Department Director. He earned his BA in International Relations from Seoul National University in 1993 and in 2002 George He earned a Master’s degree in International Trade and Investment from the University of Washington. He is married and has one son and his one daughter.
Lynn Fisher Foxis a former Assistant Secretary of Commerce for the U.S. Department of Commerce, advising clients on international trade policy and litigation matters. Her practice focuses on trade remedies, including anti-dumping, countervailing and safeguard measures. She advises companies on trade agreements and trade negotiations. She also advises companies as they navigate trade and investment barriers imposed by foreign governments. She brings extensive government experience and skills to her practice, including a deep understanding of how to help clients navigate new and existing trade policies and regulations. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Fisher-Fox served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Negotiations at the US Department of Commerce’s Office of International Trade Administration. While there, she coordinated the development and implementation of policies governing compliance with trade agreements, as well as administration of anti-dumping and countervailing duties. In addition, she has coordinated with attorneys and policy makers on World Trade Organization (WTO) disputes, including trade remedy issues, and directed the Department of State’s efforts on trade remedy negotiations in the WTO and bilateral agreements. During her tenure in government, Fisher-Fox negotiated successful settlements in many high-profile trade bailout cases. She also led teams that oversaw compliance with bilateral and multilateral trade agreements by foreign governments and advocated on behalf of U.S. industries facing foreign trade and investment barriers. Early in her career, Mr. Fischer Fox had been in private practice for over ten years. She has represented clients in a variety of agency proceedings, including anti-dumping and countervailing duty cases, safeguards investigations and Section 337 investigations. She litigated trade matters in US courts and advised clients on trade agreements, access to foreign markets, trade agreement negotiations, and US regulation and compliance issues. She has also worked on the Environmental Cooperation Committee as Head of Energy and Climate Policy and on the Natural Resources Defense Council as a trade and environmental expert.
Yeon Sung He is currently Chief Executive Coordinator of Government Relations for Hyundai Motors Washington Office and was previously General Manager of the Global PR team responsible for Public Relations for Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors and key group initiatives, Hyundai Motors. Responsible for Public Relations, Marketing and CSR in the United States; Deputy General Manager of the Overseas Promotions Team; Responsible for Global Promotional Events including Auto Shows in the United States, Europe and China; Media Execution of Global Advertising Campaigns; Manager of the sports marketing team responsible for global sponsorships including; Mr. Sohn holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business (University of Pennsylvania), and a BA from Yonsei University.
Stephen Jean Mr. Jahng is the Director/Head of External Relations/Social Values at SK Battery America, Inc. Prior to joining SK Battery America, he was an executive at JP Morgan where he was a director in Seoul and Singapore. Prior to that, he was Director of HSBC Investment Bank in Seoul. Mr. Jahng graduated from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Columbia University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering.
Jae Kim He is the president of the Korean Chamber of Commerce in the Southeastern United States and is responsible for leading the organization. As a director, I am also responsible for convening the Board of Directors to facilitate the promotion and development of the organization’s mission and objectives, including the management of membership, events and activities. He is a Senior Manager at Aprio, LLP with 12 years of experience. He has expertise in bridging international relations, with a focus on cross-border investment and economic relations between the United States and South Korea. Prior to joining Aprio, LLP, he worked for Fortune 500 companies such as Deloitte, Roche, Johnson & Johnson. He graduated from Indiana University’s Kerry School of Business with a Master of Science in Accounting and Butler University’s Lacey Business School with a Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting). Born in Seoul, South Korea, he lived and grew up in Zimbabwe and South Africa for over ten years.