President of WiN Global 2012 -
Dr. Se-Moon Park has been involved with Women in Nuclear since first attending and hosting the annual conference in Seoul 2001 as Vice President of WiN Korea. Since then she has continuously increased her responsibility and participation in WiN Korea, becoming President in 2009, and in parallel, her active participation in WiN Global.
During her term she officially registered WiN Korea as a legal entity, revised the Chapter website, and initiated multiple outreach, educational and R&D programs in her country. As a result of her motivation the WiN Korea chapter grew from 80 to 400 members, many of whom are actively involved in the Global organisation.
Dr Park gained her PhD from London University, and taught geology and environmental geology at Universities in Korea and Europe for 7 years. Presently, with 20 years scientific experience, she is a Project leader and Principle Researcher of radioactive waste treatment processes and disposal research in the Korean Atomic Research Institute and Korean Hydro & Nuclear Power-Central Research Institute. She has contributed to the developments of radioactive waste monitoring systems of disposal sites and a seismic monitoring system for NPPs. Within WiN Korea she is the research leader of nuclear knowledge transfer and human resources development projects run by WiN Korea.
Dr Park further contributes to fostering nuclear sciences as a member or advisor to a number of governmental committees. She is a permanent member of the Korean Women Scientists and Engineers and a Vice President of the Korea Federation of Women Science and Technology Association.