Advanced Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Development Group, Fuel Cell Center, Research and Development Division, Hyundai Motor Company, South Korea
Dr Bo Ki Hong obtained his BS, MS and PhD degrees in Fiber and Polymer Science from College of Engineering at Seoul National University, South Korea, in 1993, 1995, and 1999, respectively. He worked for Samsung General Chemicals Company and Samsung-Total Petrochemicals Company from 1999 to 2006. He joined Hyundai Motor Company in 2006 and has worked on developing fuel cell electric vehicles powered by hydrogen. He is a Vice President of Hyundai Motor Company, leading Advanced Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Development Group in Fuel Cell Center. He carried out visiting research at Department of Materials Science and Engineering of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA, from 2000 to 2001, then at Department of Mechanical Engineering of Carnegie Mellon University, USA, from 2014 to 2015. He was awarded “2019 Korea Technology Prime Minister Award” in 2019. He has published 35 peer-reviewed journal papers and holds 88 registered patents.