IBS is a government-funded research institute established in 2011 with the purpose of leading the advancement of basic science in South Korea. We have successfully launched 31 research centers led by leading scientists and such a fruitful journey would have not been possible without continuous support from a group of our mentors called the Scientific Advisory Board(SAB).
SAB is a senior consulting body established to assist the IBS President by providing advice on matters related to the overall operation of the Institute. Responsibilities of the SAB members include but not limited to: 1) providing opinions and advice on research areas of the Institute; 2) recommending and endorsing candidates for the IBS Directorship; 3) publishing reports on research and the operational status of IBS, and 4) identifying and discussing issues that are critical for IBS' future.
The current SAB consists of 26 members including two Nobel laureates. Composed of eminent scholars from various academic fields not only science and technology but humanities and social sciences, the Board helps us develop our philosophies of excellence, autonomy, creativity, and openness.
We would like to extend our sincerest gratitude and appreciation for all of the hard work and dedication of our SAB members.
|Area||Name||Postion and Affiliation|
|Mathematics||KIM Myung-Hwan||Principal, Sangsan High School|
|KIM Hong-Jong||Professor Emeritus, Seoul National University|
|MIN Kyung Chan||Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Yonsei University|
|Jean Pierre BOURGUIGNON||Honorary Professor, Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques|
|Physics||KHIM Zheong G||Professor Emeritus, Seoul National University|
|SHIN Sung-Chul||Previous President, KAIST|
|LEE Hai Woong||Professor Emeritus, KAIST|
|IHM Jisoon||Distinguished Professor, POSTECH|
|Michael KOSTERLITZ||Professor, Brown University
(2016 Nobel Laureate in Physics)
|Chemistry||KIM Myung Ja||President, Seoul Forum for International Affairs|
|KIM Seong Keun||Professor, Seoul National University|
|Hans Wolfgang SPIESS||Director Emeritus, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research|
|Joan S. VALENTINE||Distinguished Research Professor, UCLA|
|Life Sciences||SUH Pann-Ghill||President, Korea Brain Research Institute|
|LEE Kong-Joo||Professor, Ewha Womans University|
|Peter GRUSS||President, OIST|
|Tim HUNT||Professor, OIST
(2001 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine)
|Herbert JAECKLE||Director Emeritus, MPI for Biophysical Chemistry|
|Martyn POLIAKOFF||Professor, University of Nottingham|
|Earth Science||KIM Kuh||Professor Emeritus, Seoul National University|
|Engineering||KIM Doh-Yeon||Professor Emeritus, Seoul National University|
|MOON Kil-Choo||Distinguished Professor, Korea University|
|YOO Jin-Nyoung||Advisor, LG Chem|
|MATSUMOTO Hiroshi||President, RIKEN|
|Humanities & Social Sciences||KIM Yong-Hak||Professor Emeritus, Yonsei University|
|KIM Hak-Soo||Distinguished Professor, DGIST|