- 1992, 9 : Ph.D Nuclear Engineering Department MIT
- 1983.2: MS 원자핵공학과 서울대학교
- 1981.2: BS 원자핵공학과 서울대학교
- 1981 3 ~ 1989.8 : 한국원자력연구원 선임연구원
- 1992.9 ~ 1992.11: MIT Post Doc.
- 1992.12 ~ 현재: 한국원자력연구원, 단장
- 2016.12: 과학기술훈장 웅비장 수훈
Keung Koo Kim
Dr. Kim received a bachelor's degree and Master’s in Nuclear Engineering from Seoul National University (1981 and 1983) and Ph.D's degree in Nuclear Engineering from M.I.T in USA (1992).
Dr. Kim started his career in the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute in 1981. Dr. Kim has worked for 35 years in the various nuclear R&D projects in KAERI. Since 1997, Dr. Kim has developed SMART reactor which is an advanced integral small reactor. Currently he is a Vice President for SMART Development in the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute. His specialties are small modular reactor development, system dynamics and advanced control system design. He received ‘Science and Technology Medal’ from Korean Government in 2016.