Professor Jeom Kee Paik FREng

Professor of Safety Design and Engineering at Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering Department, Pusan National University and Distinguished Professor of Marine Technology, University College London

Professor Jeom Kee Paik FREngJeom Kee Paik is Director of the Korea Ship and Offshore Research Institute, which has been a Lloyd’s Register Foundation Research Centre of Excellence since 2008. Professor Paik has made outstanding contributions to international maritime community. He is Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Ships and Offshore Structures journal.

He received the William Froude Medal of the UK Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) and the David W Taylor Medal of the US Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, and the Order of Science and Technology Merit of Korea.

Professor Paik was conferred the Doctor Honoris Causa by University of Liège, Belgium, in recognition for his contributions to international science, engineering and technology.