Kim Yong Joo

Associate Professor at Department of Biosystems Machinery EngineeringChungnam National University

    Dr. Yong-Joo Kim is an associate professor of Biosystems Machinery Engineering department in the College of College of Agriculture and Life Science, Chungnam National University. His research interests are in the areas of power machinery, tractor automation, and smart tractor. Also, he developed and commercialized eco-friendly and high efficiency high hybrid tractors.

    Dr. Yong-Joo Kim began his research career at Sungkyungkwan University, where he received a Ph.D. in agricultural engineering (2008). Before join the faculty at Chungnam National University, he was a head of power machinery group at LSMtron, an agricultural machinery company in Korea. He published over 70 peer reviewed journal articles, presented about 250 papers at international professional conferences, and has registered about 40 patents. Based on his research outcomes, he won the Prime Minister Award in Korea in 2017.

    He is currently served in committee of Korean Society for Agricultural Machinery.