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Professor Dong Gu Choi Wins the Prof. Tcha Young Research Fellow Award

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Professor Dong Gu Choi of the Department of Industrial and Management Engineering won the Prof. Tcha Young Research Fellow Award at the 2020 Best Management Science Application Award presented by The Korean Operations Research and Management Science Society (KORMS) on October 30.

Professor Choi, who received his Ph.D. from the Georgia Institute of Technology, served as a senior researcher at the Korea Institute of Energy Research before joining the POSTECH faculty in 2016.

Professor Choi has designed business models and market policies that are newly emerging in the energy and environment sectors by applying various management theories, and has been actively conducting research on the efficient operation of these businesses and policies. He was selected for this award in recognition of his research achievements and contribution to the growth of the management science field and KORMS.

The Prof. Tcha Young Research Fellow Award, named after Dong-wan Tcha who is the dean of KAIST’s Graduate School of Information & Media Management, is presented to rising researchers under the age of 40 who have achieved outstanding achievements through industry-academic cooperation in the field of management science at home and abroad. Since its establishment in 2014, only five researchers have received the award including POSTECH professor Bong-Gyu Jang in 2014.