Dr. Changmo Sung is currently a visiting Professor working on the strategic planning and policy innovation of global energy and environment at Green Graduate School, Korea University. He is currently an Endowed Chair Professor at Korea Institute of Research Development (KIRD) under Ministry of Science & Technology ICT, Korea and has been a fellow of the Korea Academy of Science and Technology (KAST) since 2004. He had been Expert Member (representing Asia-Pacific region) at Technology Executive Committee, UNFCCC for 2 years and a president of GTCK (Green Technology Center Korea) for 4 years, an established government institution to coordinate and make green & climate technology policies of related ministries and agencies, especially Interdepartmental Green Technologies R&D of Korea.
Dr. Sung was a president and CTO of Hyosung Corporation and was responsible for corporate R&D Institute for five years. He was a recipient of the National Honorary Medal of Science & Technology (The Innovation Medal), Korea and had worked as President of Inje University, Pusan in 2004 after 23 years residence in the United States. He was also serving as Presidential Committee on Balanced National Development, Presidential Commission on Policy Planning, and National Special Committee of Innovation Science Technology in Korea. He had been a tenured professor at the Department of Chemical & Nuclear Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Lowell from the year 1992 to 2003 and involved in NSF Nano-manufacturing Center. He had published more than 100 technical papers and presentations in materials and nano-engineering fields.