10/07/2017
Prof. Suck-Joo Na will contribute his knowledge to the Welding Technology Division headed by Prof. Michael Rethmeier in the field of additive manufacturing simulation.

Prof. Suck-Joo Na will contribute his knowledge to the Welding Technology Division headed by Prof. Michael Rethmeier in the field of additive manufacturing simulation.

Source: BAM

Prof. Suck-Joo Na from the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) was one of the 30 winners of this year's Humboldt Awards. The research prize includes a study leave in Germany which Prof. Suck-Joo Na will spend at BAM in the Welding Technology Division from July 2017.

The Humboldt Award is grated to scientists who have achieved an overall success and whose fundamental discoveries, findings or new theories have shaped their areas of research over the long term and will continue to shape it in the future. Prof. Suck-Joo Na was President of the Korean Welding and Joining Society in 2007 and 2008, and President of the Asian Welding Federation from 2013 to 2014. Since 2008 he has also been a Fellow of the Korean Academy of Science and Technology. He has won several awards for his research at home and abroad. The portfolio of his works lists more than 500 publications.

Prof. Suck-Joo Na being granted with the Humboldt Award

Prof. Suck-Joo Na being granted with the Humboldt Award

Source: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

At BAM, Prof. Suck-Joo Na will bring a new impulse to the focus area Materials and will promote scientific and international interdisciplinarity. The focus will be on his research into the simulation of additive manufacturing.

About the Humboldt Research Award

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation grants the Humboldt Awards to internationally renowned scientists on the recommendation of German experts every year. Scientists in all disciplines and any country outside Germany can be nominated. The prize winners will be invited to attend study leaves in Germany and they are supported by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation during their stay. The prize is endowed with 60,000 euros. The Humboldt Foundation annually grants up to 100 Humboldt Awards.