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Korea's G.S. Lee appointed Deputy-Director General

Deputy Director-General and Chief Operating Officer Gyung-Su Lee officially took office on 26 October 2015. (Click to view larger version...)
Deputy Director-General and Chief Operating Officer Gyung-Su Lee officially took office on 26 October 2015.
The ITER Council has appointed Gyung-Su Lee to one of two Deputy Director-General positions at the ITER Organization.

Trained as a physicist at Seoul National University, Korea, and at the University of Texas at Austin, USA, Mr Lee holds a doctorate in plasma physics and fusion. Prior to his appointment as Deputy Director-General of the ITER Organization he was President of the National Fusion Research Institute of Korea (2008-2011).

Mr Lee has been closely associated with the ITER Project since 2007, first as Director-General of ITER Korea, then as Chairman of the ITER Management Advisory Committee and, since 2014, as Vice Chair of the ITER Council, the executive body of the ITER Organization.

Read the press release here


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