Professor Il Soon Kwang is Director of Micro Nuclear Energy Research Innovation Center, Nuclear Engineering Department, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology. Professor Hwang is President of International Forum for Reactor Aging Management, www.IFRAM.org; Director of Nuclear Security Research Institute of the Korea Nuclear Policy Society; Professor Emeritus, Seoul National University; and Fellow Emeritus, National Academy of Engineering of Korea.
At UNIST, Professor Hwang has been leading a Korea national R&D program on non-refueling micro reactor in support of the global net-zero goal. Previously he was Professor of Nuclear Engineering at Seoul National University (SNU), Research Scientist and Visiting Associate Professor at MIT. He has published over three hundred technical articles including over one hundred SCI-listed papers, His work has also involved cooperation with the IAEA on related technical issues. He received awards from Korean Prime Minister, the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy and the Order of Cavaliere (CAV.) from Italian President. He has a BS in nuclear engineering from Seoul National University, MS in mechanical engineering from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and Ph. D. in nuclear materials engineering from MIT.
Professor Hwang Il Soon’s Model for Unlimited and Safe Nuclear Energy: Small Modular Reactors and Multinational Fuel Cycle Centers (August 2022)
German version: Das Modell von Professor Hwang Il Soon für unbegrenzte und sichere Nuklearenergie: Kleine modulare Reaktoren und multinationale Zentren für den Brennstoffkreislauf
Spanish version: El Modelo del Profesor Hwang Il Soon para una Energía Nuclear Ilimitada y Segura: Pequeños Reactores Modulares y Centros Multinacionales del Ciclo del Combustible
MicroURANUS: A Microreactor For Maritime Decarbonization With Zero Greenhouse Gases (November 2021)
Chinese version: MicroURANUS：零温室气体和零排放的海上脱碳微反应器
German version: MicroURANUS: Ein Mikroreaktor für die maritime Dekarbonisierung mit null Treibhausgasen