Professor


Seung-Woo Kim



Department of Mechanical Engineering 

KAIST Institute of Optical Science & Technology
Korea Advanced Institute of Science &Technology (KAIST)


E-mail: swk@kaist.ac.kr


Education

   Cranfield University , United Kingdom.
    Doctor of Philosophy in Precision Engineering, 1981-1984
    Thesis: Adaptive Computerized Numerical Control of the Grinding Process.
    Advisor: Professor McKeown

    Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, KOREA.
    Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, 1978-1980
    Advisor : Professor
Byung Man Kwak


    Seoul National University, Seoul, KOREA.
    Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, 1974-1978

 


Professional Career

  • Jun 1985 - Current : Assistant, Associate, Full Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering, KAIST

  • July 2008 – Jan 2012 : Head, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, KAIST

  • Nov 2008 - Current : Director, KAIST Institute of Optical Science & Technology Founding member, Director since founding

  • Jan 2011 – Jan 2012 : President, Korea Society of Precision Engineering (KSPE)

  • Jun 2008 - Current : Principal Investigator, Creative Research Initiative Program funded by Korea National Research Foundation, 'Ultrafast Optics for Ultraprecision'

  • Oct 1999 - May 2008 : Principal Investigator, Creative Research Initiative Program funded by Korea National Research Foundation, 'Billionth Uncertainty Precision Engineering'

  • Oct 1984 - May 1985 : Researcher, Div. of Mechanical Engineering Korea Institute of Science & Technology (KIST)

  • Oct 1981 - Sep 1984 : UNIDO Research Fellow, Dept. for Machine Systems Design, Cranfield University, United Kingdom
  • Mar 1980 - Sep 1981 : Research Associate, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology

 

Awards and Honors


  • May 2016 : 연구부문 우수교원 및 연구성과 10 선 포상 from KAIST
  • Feb 2012 : Sungdo Prize of Optical Science and Technology, (성도광기술상) from Optical Society of Korea
  • Nov 2011 : Kyung-Ahm Prize of Natural Sciences (경암학술상) from Kyung-Ahm Education & Culture Foundation
  • Nov 2011 : 국가연구개발사업 우수성과 100(한국국가기술위원회)
  • Nov 2011 : Best R&D Achievement Award from the National Research Foundation, Korea
  • May 2010 : Measurement Science Award (측정과학상) by Korea Research Institute of Standards and Sciences (KRISS)
  • Dec 2009 : Best R&D Achievement Award from the National Research Foundation, Korea
  • Oct 2009 : Scientist of the Month Award (이달의과학기술자상) from the Ministry of Science & Education, Korea
  • Jun 2008 : Academic Achievement Award (학술상) from Optical Society of Korea
  • Dec 2006 : Distinguished Achievement Award from the ME Department, KAIST
  • Jun 2005 : Best Paper Award from Optical Society of Korea
  • May 2003 : JungJinKi Media-Culture Award (정진기언론문화상) from Maeil Daily Newspaper (매일경제신문)
  • Feb 2003 : Best Research Award from KAIST
  • Oct 2000 : Gahern Academic Award (가헌학술상) from Korea Society of Precision Engineering (KSPE)
  • Feb 2000 : Outstanding Research Award from KAIST
  • Feb 1998 : Best Young Scientist Award from the Ministry of Science & Technology, Korea

 

 

Board and Membership  

  • 2011 - 2012 : Korea Society for Precision Engineering President
  • 2005 - 2011 : Korea Society for Precision Engineering Vice president
  • 2003 - Current : Optical Society of Korea Fellow, Board member
  • 2001 - Current : The Korean Society of Mechanical Engineering Fellow
  • 199* - Current : CIRP Associate member, Fellow 
  • 199* - Current : euspen International Program Committee Member
  • 199* - Current : OSA Regular member 
  • 199* - Current : SPIE Regular member 
  • 2011 - 2011 : ISMTII 2011 Board member 
  • 2010 - 2010 : ASPEN 2007 Board member
  • 2010 - 2010 : ICPT 2010 Board member
 
Invited lectures
  • (Keynote) S.-W. Kim, Precision Metrology for Space Missions using Femtosecond Laser Pulses, ASPEN, Hong Kong (2011)
  • (Keynote) S.-W. Kim, Precision Laser Ranging using Femtosecond Light Pulses, ISMTII, Daejeon, Korea (2011)
  • (Plenary) S.-W. Kim, Ultrafast Optics for Ultraprecision in Manufacturing, OSK 20th Anniversary Conference, Gwangju, Korea (2010)
  • (Keynote) S.-W. Kim, Ultrafast Femtosecond Lasers for Ultraprecision Engineering, ASPEN 2009, Kitakyoshu, Japan (2009)
  • (Keynote) S.-W. Kim, High Harmonics Generation by Plasmonic Field Enhancement, SPIE 2009, San Diego, USA (2009)
  • (Keynote) S.-W. Kim, Femtosecond Pulse Lasers for Advanced Precision Optical Metrology, ISMTII 2007, Sendai, Japan(2007)  
  • (Plenary) S.-W. Kim, Billionth Uncertainty Precision Engineering, ISNM 2005, Nicosia, Cyprus (2005)
  • (Keynote) S.-W. Kim, Advanced Optical Metrology using Ultrashort Pulse Lasers, 0th CIRP Seminar on Computer Aided Tolerancing 2007, Erlangen, Germany(2007)
  • (Plenary) 김승우, Ultrafast Optics for Advanced Optical Metrology, 한국광학회 하계학술대회, 광주, 한국 (2009)
  • (Invited) S.-W. Kim, Plasmonic field enhancement for generating ultrashort extreme-ultraviolet light pulses, SPIE Annual Meeting (2011)  
  • (Invited) S.-W. Kim, Generation of EUV pulses by plasmonic field enhancement, SPP5(5th international conference on Surface plasmon photonics), (2011)
  • (Invited) S.-W. Kim, High Harmonic Generation by Guided Surface Plasmon Polaritons, SPIE Annual Meeting (2010)
  • (Invited) S.-W. Kim, Absolute distance measurements using the frequency comb of a femtosecond pulse laser, euspen Annual Meeting (2010)
  • (Invited) S.-W. Kim, I.Y. Park, S. Kim and J. Choi, High harmonic generation by plasmonic resonance field enhancement, EOS Annual Meeting, Paris, France (2010)
  • (Invited) S.-W. Kim, I.Y. Park, S. Kim and J. Choi, High Harmonics Generation by Plasmonic Resonance of Metal Nanostructures and its Applications, Ultrafast Phenomena(UP), Snowmass, USA (2010).
  • (Invited) S.-W. Kim, J. Choi, S. Kim, I.Y. Park, High Harmonic Generation in Plasmonic Nanostructures, META 2010, Tucson, USA (2010).
  • (Invited) S.-W. Kim, S. Kim, I.Y. Park, J. Choi, High Harmonic Generation by resonant plasmon field enhancement, CLEO 2010, San Jose, USA (2010).
  • (Invited) S.-W. Kim, High harmonic generation by surface plasmon resonance: Design of plasmonic devices and their applications, APS March meeting, Portland, USA (2010)
  • (Invited) S.-W. Kim, High Harmonic Generation by Plasmonic Enhancement of Femtosecond Laser Pulses, 33rd Annual meeting of NNV-AMO, Lunteren, Netherlands (2009).
  • (Invited) Y.-J. Kim, Y. KIM, J. LEE, S. Hyun, B. J. Chun, S. Kim, G.-W. Lee and S.-W. Kim, Research Activities at KAIST on Absolute Distance Measurement using Ultrafast Femtosecond Lasers, Workshop on long distance measurement in air, Delft, Netherlands (2009)
  • (Invited) S.-W. Kim, Multi-wavelength Interferometry based on the Frequency Comb of a Femtosecond Laser, CLEO PR 2009, Shanghai, China (2009)
  • (Invited) S.-W. Kim, High Harmonic Generation by Plasmonic Enhancement of Femtosecond Laser Pulses, CLEO PR 2009, Shanghai, China (2009)
  • (Invited) S.-W. Kim, S. Kim, I.Y. Park, and J. Jin, High Harmonic Generation by Surface Plasmon Resonance, NLO 2009, Honolulu, USA (2009)
  • (Invited) S.-W. Kim, Multi-Channel Optical Frequency Generator for Absolute Distance Metrology, ISMTII 2009, Saint-Petersburg, Russia (2009)
  • (Invited) 김승우, Ultrafast Optics: Its Fundamentals and Applications, 고려대학교 콜로퀴움, 서울, 한국 (2009)
  • (Invited) 김승우, High Harmonic Generation using Enhanced field by Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance, 양자광학 워크샵 2008, 횡성, 한국 (2008)
  • (Invited) S.-W. Kim, Field Enhancement by Plasmon Resonance in Metallic Nanostructures for High Harmonic Generation, ISUIL7, Kyoto, Japan (2008)
  • (Invited) S.-W. Kim, High Harmonic Generation by Localized Plasmon Resonance in Metal Nanostructures, ASILS, Gwangju, Korea (2008)
  • (Invited) 김승우, Ultrafast Femtosecond Lasers: Fundamentals and Applications, 포항공대 콜로퀴움, 포항, 한국 (2008)
  • (Invited) S.-W. Kim, Advanced Optical Metrology using Ultrashort Pulse Lasers, APLS 2008, Nagoya, Japan (2008)
  • (Invited) S.-W. Kim, Spectrally Resolved Interferometry: A Challenging Direction of Optical Metrology for Surface and Distance Measurements, Seminar at OSMIN, Erlangen, Germany (2007)
  • (Invited) S.-W. Kim, J. Jin and Y.J. Kim, Research Activities at KAIST on Absolute Distance Measurement using Optical Frequency Synthesizer, HAALDM Workshop 2007, Munich, Germany (2007)
  • (Invited) S.-W. Kim, Dispersive Interferometry - A Challenging Direction for New Optical Metrology, ODF'06, Nara, Japan (2006)
  • (Invited) S.-W. Kim, Y.S. Kim, Low-coherence Interferometry for 3D Measurements of Microelectronics Packaging and Integration, SPIE Photonics Asia 2004, Beijing, China (2004)  
  • (Invited) H. Kihm and S.-W. Kim, Nonparaxial Fresnel Diffraction from Oblique End Facets of Optical Fibers, SPIE Photonics Asia 2004, Beijing, China (2004)
  • (Invited) S.-W. Kim, Nanometrology using Femtosecond Lasers, ISNM 2004, Daejeon, Korea (2004)
  • (Invited) S.-W. Kim, Meso-scale 3-D Form Profile Measurements:White-light Interferometry vs. Moiré, ICO'04, Tokyo, Japan (2004)
  • (Invited) S.-W. Kim, State-of-the-art of the Laser Interferometers for Displacement Measurement, Korea-Japan Joint Symposium on Nanoengineering 2003, Daejeon, Korea (2003)
  • (Invited) S.-W. Kim, High Speed Three Dimensional Imaging using Optical Interferometry, ICCAS 2003, Gyeongju, Korea (2003)
  • (Invited) S.-W. Kim and D.Y. Yang, New Design of Precision CMM based on phase-measuring Volumetric Interferometry, 7th CIRP International Seminar on Computer Aided Tolerancing, Cachan, France (2001)
  • (Invited) G.H. Kim, S.-W. Kim and S.G. Lim, Automatic Inspection of Geometric Accuracy of Optical Fiber Ferrules by Machine Vision, SPIE International Conference, Beijing, China (2000)

 

 

Representative Publications/Works 

  1. S. Kim, J. Jin, Y.-J. Kim, I.-Y. Park, S.-W. Kim, "High harmonic generation by resonant plasmon field enhancement," Nature 453, 757 (2008)
  2. S.-W. Kim, "Combs rule," Nature Photonics 3, 313 (2009).
  3. Joohyung Lee, Young-Jin Kim, Keunwoo Lee, Sanghyun Lee and Seung-Woo Kim, "Time-of-flight measurement with femtosecond light pulses", nature photonics Vol. 4, (2010)
  4. In-Yong Park, Seungchul Kim, Joonhee Choi, Dong-Hyub Lee, Young-Jin Kim, Matthias F. Kling,Mark I. Stockman and Seung-Woo Kim, "Plasmonic generation of ultrashort extreme-ultraviolet light pulses", nature photonics, (2011)
  5. Y.-J. Kim, J. Jin, Y. Kim, S. Hyun, S.-W. Kim, "A wide-range optical frequency generator based on the frequency comb of a femtosecond laser," Optics Express 16(1), 258 (2008).
  6. Y.-S. Ghim, S.-W. Kim, "Fast, precise, tomographic measurements of thin films", Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 091903 (2007).
  7. J. Jin, Y.-J.Kim, S.-W. Kim, "Absolute length calibration of gauge blocks using optical comb of femtosecond pulse laser," Optics Express 14(13), 5968 (2006).
  8. K.-N. Joo, S.-W. Kim, "Absolute distance measurement by dispersive interferometry using a femtosecond pulse laser," Optics Express 14(13), 5954 (2006).
  9. Seungchul Kim, In-Yong Park, Joonhee Choi & Seung-Woo Kim, "High Harmonic Generation by Plasmonic Enhancement of Femtosecond Pulse Laser", Progress in Ultrafast Intense Laser Science Ⅵ, Springer Book (2009)