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Recognition for the Ennoblement of the Human Sprit in Academics, The Arts, and Human Welfare

2015 Laureates

Myungshik Kim, Professor, Imperial College London

  • Science
  • Myungshik Kim
    Professor, Imperial College London
  • Dr. Kim is a world-renowned physicist in the field of quantum optics. His theoretical work substantiated the quantum commutation rules while establishing various protocols in quantum information processing, which can be used for the development of a quantum computer.

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Jun Ho Oh, Professor, KAIST

  • Engineering
  • Jun Ho Oh
    Professor, KAIST
  • Dr. Oh is a global leader in the field of humanoid robotics. He developed one of the world's most advanced humanoid robot platform, HUBO. His works have exerted tremendous influence over the humanoid robotics and the robotic industry.

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Larry W. Kwak Professor, City of Hope National Medical Center

  • Medicine
  • Larry W. Kwak
    Professor, City of Hope National Medical Center
  • Dr. Kwak is a leading expert in the field of translational cancer immunotherapy. He has contributed to the development of cancer vaccines while demonstrating the vaccine efficacy in a well-controlled phase III clinical trial on patients with low grade follicular lymphoma.

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Tong-gyu Hwang, Poet, Professor Emeritus, Seoul National University

  • The Arts
  • Tong-gyu Hwang
    Poet, Professor Emeritus, Seoul National University
  • Poet Tong-gyu Hwang, who is a representative poet loved by the public as well as the literary world, has broadened the horizon of contemporary Korean poetry by introducing a creating writing method of dramatic lyric poems for 60 years since his debut

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Hyun Soo Kim, Soon Sil Cho

  • Community Service
  • Hyun Soo Kim, Soon Sil Cho
    Co-Directors, Wahaha Community
  • Co-directors Kim and Cho have dedicated their lives to taking care of runaway, homeless and street youth in need of protection and help from the negligence and abuse by their parents for 22 years

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