Nam Kim is a professor in the college of electrical and computer engineering, Chungbuk National University, Korea from 1989. He joined the Stanford University as a visiting professor during 1992-1993, and also visited the Caltech as an associate researcher during 2000-2001. He participated as a member of IARC monographs on the evaluation of carcinogenic risks to humans for RF EMF in 2011. Nam Kim served as a member of the BEMS Board of Directors (BOD) for 2006 -2010, and worked as a local organization committee chair of 32nd BEMS annual meeting held in Seoul, Korea, June 14-18, 2010. He is a member of the International Advisory Committee for the WHO International EMF Project, IEEE ICES and IEC TC 106. From 1996, he is a key member and now a chairman of the Committee on the EMF and human hazard in the Korean Institute of Electromagnetic Engineering & Science, which Committee recommend the guideline for the EMF exposure to the Korea government. Form 1997, he is an active member for the Korea-Japan Workshop on the EMF human hazard issues which is extended to the International Workshop (GLORE). In 2001, he served as a general secretary for the WHO Meeting on EMF Biological Effects and Standards Harmonization in Asia and Oceania, Seoul, Korea. In 2005, he also worked as a key member for the International Workshop on the Mobile Telephony and Health, Seoul, Korea. He is leading the national EMF project in collaboration with ETRI for 2006-2018.
Vision for The Bioelectromagnetics Society
Nam Kim’s main interest in participating in the board of BEMS is to encourage and support the BEMS activities of all researchers and to progress the Bio-EM partnership with all over the world by BEMS. He also has a plan to widen the appeal of BEMS to the growing international community of electromagnetic safety and policy.