Ho Jin Ryu is Professor at the Department of Nuclear and Quantum Engineering of Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). He has published 165international journal papers and holds 69 patentsin the area of nuclear fuel, radioactive waste forms, metal and ceramic matrix composites, oxide dispersion strengthened alloys, nanocomposites, high entropy alloys and refractory materials.
Currently, Prof. Ryuis the Head of the Nuclear Fuel Materials Laboratory of KAIST. Prior to his joining KAIST as a faculty member of the Department of Nuclear and Quantum Engineering in 2013, Dr. Ryuhad worked as a senior and principal researcher at the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI) for 13 years. He participated in research projects on advanced materials and processing technologies for nuclear fuel, the nuclear fuel cycle, and medical radioisotope production. While at KAERI, he was a visiting scholar at Argonne National Laboratory (ANL, IL, USA,2005-2007), and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA,Vienna, Austria, 2009-2011). He received a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from KAIST.