Principal Researcher Engine R&D Lab. / Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials
Born in 1952 in Changwon, Korea
Staff Editor: Please tell us something about your career and profession.
Dong-Soo Jeong: I received BS degree at Seoul National University, MS degree at Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology(KAIST) and Ph.D degree at Pusan National University in Korea in the fi eld of Mechanical Engineering. I entered Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials (KIMM) in Jan. 1977, and has been the principal researcher, Engine R & D Lab., KIMM since Jan.1991. I have experiences, as a researcher, visiting Germany (OPEL Motors, Ruesselsheim) for 1 year in 1978 , USA ( Southwest Research Institute, Texas) for 6 months in 1982, and UK (Ricardo Consulting Engineers) for 6 months in 1984 and a director of KIMM Europe Offi ce in London (Dec. 1995 – Nov. 1998). Now I am a chairman of engine committee, K-SAE. My research area is alternative fuel engines, small motorcycle engines and also 3-wheeler HEV.
SE: When and how did you get involved in LEVs?
DSJ: I had developed a LEV for.the disabled person in 1991. I has been involved in 3-wheeler HEV since 2005. Recently I am responsible for performance test in Korean promotion project for E-scooter.
SE: What is your personal motivation to work in LEVs?
DSJ: I have worked for the development of small motorcycle engines for long time, and been interested in a clean, effi cient vehicle for the urban transportation.
Engine R&D Lab. / Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials (KIMM)
171 Jangdong, Yusung, Daejeon, Korea (305-343)
Phone : +82-42-868 7359 / 016-414-7359 Fax : +82-42-868 7305
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Languages: Korean, English and a little German
August 16, 2007