Kim Hyung Geun

Kim Hyung Geun

Hyung Geun Kim is a professor at the Department of Marine Bioscience, Gangneung-Wonju National University, Korea. He is also a President of the Korean Society of Phycology. He was the Dean of college of Life science (2007-2008) and Dean of Academic affairs(2012-2013) in his university.
He received his Ph.D in Marine Biology (1991) from the Pusan National Fisheries University. He was a post-doctoral fellow at the Department of Marine Bioscience, Tokyo Fisheries University (1995-1996) and a visiting scholar at the Department of Biology, University of Washington (2004-2005). Recent studies in his lab have conducted on physiological ecology and cultivation of Grateloupia plants in red algae for biomass production.