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  • Event Speaker

    Young-Jun MOON, Ph.D.

    Chief Director of SOC Digitalization Research Center
    Korea Transport Institute (KOTI)

    Dr. Young-Jun MOON is a chief director of SOC Digitalization Research Center in Korea Transport
    Institute (KOTI). He has joined KOTI in 1998, right after he had graduated in the Univ. of Illinois at
    Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) with a doctoral degree of Transportation Engineering in the Dept. of Civil
    and Environmental Engineering. He started his career as a research engineer in the Agency for
    Defense Development (ADD) in 1987, developing Korean Surface to Air Missile (KSAM) for the
    military weapon systems. He participated in ITS World Congress and the International Standard
    Organizations in ITS area as a leader of ITS R&D in Korea from 1999 for developing a variety of ITS
    projects. Since then, he has been involved in ISO/TC204 as not only an expert in WG14 for
    vehicle/roadway warning and control system but also a Convenor of WG17 for nomadic & portable
    devices. He has been a member of the international program committee (IPC) of ITS World Congress
    since 2005 and also a chair of IPC for the 17th ITS World Congress in Busan, 2010. He has joined a
    committee member of Transportation Research Board (TRB) on ITS since 2013. He became a
    member of National Science & Technology Council (NSTC) in 2010 until 2013, and also a chair of Civil,
    Public, Air & Space R&D Committee since 2019 under Presidential Advisory Council on Science and
    Technology (PACST). He has also been a consulting director of transportation division in
    PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Organizing Committee since 2010. He
    has served as an Advisory Director to the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MoLIT)
    from 2016 until 2017. Recently, he has elected as a board member for 2023 to 2025 term in ISO
    Technical Management Board (TMB).