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Hee-Seung Na

President Korea Railroad Research Institute

Academic Degrees

  • B.S. Hanyang University, Mechanical Design Engineering
  • M.Eng. Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Mechanical Engineering
  • Ph.D. Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Mechanical Engineering

Professional Careers

  • Director General, the Secretariat of ASEM Rail Silk Road Symposium (Mar. 2004 ~ June. 2004)
  • Advisor, the Presidential Committee on Northeast Asian Cooperation Initiative (Nov. 2004 ~ Oct. 2006)
  • Standing Member, the National Unification Advisory Council (July 2015 ~ present)
  • President, the Korean Association of Eurasia (Jan. 2016 ~ Dec. 2017)
  • Member, National Transportation Committee (Apr. 2018 ~ present)
  • Member, National Railway Industry Committee (July 2018 ~ present)

Research Interest

  • Trans-continental Railway Connection
  • Variable Gauge Bogie for Rolling Stock

Prize and Decoration

  • UIC (International Union of Railways) Best Award, 2018.
  • Award from the National Academy Engineering of Korea, 2017.
  • Commendation from the Ministry of Strategy and Finance, 2013.
  • Commendation from the Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs, 2008.

Papers, Books, Patents

  • Paper: Constrained least mean square algorithm and its applications to active noise and vibration control, Doctor’s thesis, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 1996.
  • Book: 『Now, Unification』, Herald Economy, 2014.
  • Book: 『The Political Economy of Pacific Russia』, macmillan, 2017.
  • Patent: Coupler structure for railway vehicle, 10-1647822, 2014.
  • Patent: Heat insulation system for railway bogie, 10-1762731, 2017.