KFS’s 1st International Annual Conference

KFS’s 1st International Annual Conference was held at Hanyang University, Erica Campus, Ansan, Korea, February 26 -28, 2018. It was a successful conference with total attendees of 82. There were 12 invited speakers including Professor Wallace Leung (Hong Kong), Professor Kuo-Lun Tung (Taiwan), CEO Zhili Song (China), Professor Chikao Kanaoka (Japan), Professor Peter P Tsai (USA), Professor Joo-Hong Choi (Korea), CEO Kevin Choe, PhD (Korea), Dr. Wenping Li (USA), VP Martin Klein (Germany), Professor Eunkyong Shim (USA), Professor Yong Sik Ok (Korea), Dr. Yeong-Og Choi and CTO Kyung-Ju Choi, Chair of KFS (USA). The theme was “Shape Up the Future with Filtration and Separation – Clean Environment”. Well prepared 22 poster presentations were the highlight of the conference. 5 exhibitors; ABC Trading, Doublewin, ART Plus, APM Engineering and Parkor Korea, added the value of the conference. There were 21 students taking two full day basic short courses; Air and Liquid taught by 9 instructors including Prof. Suk-Ho Kang, Dr. Wenping Li, Dr. Jong-Kil Kim, Prof. Jong-Ho Kim, Dr. Jangkyu Kim, Prof. Jungho Hwang, Dr. Young-Ok Park, Dr. Hyun-Seol Park and Dr. Kyung-Ju Choi (a course coordinator). Pansori (a Korean musical genre of storytelling performed by a singer and a drummer) performance during the welcomingreception added excitement to the conference attendees.2. KFS’s 1st Domestic Conference was held at Hanbat University, Daejeon, Korea, August August 28, 2018. It was a successful conference with total attendees of 48. There were two plenary speakers (Prof. Jun-Hyung Cho, Prof. Jin Chul Joo), 5 keynote speakers (Drs. Bangwoo Han, Jong-Kil Kim, Kwang Chul Noh, Yeong-Og Choi, K-J Choi), and 12 speakers including Prof. Kang-Ho Ahn and Prof. Joo-Hong Choi. KFS shall aim 1) to promote collaboration among relevant entities (universities, government agencies, industry, and professional societies) in the field of Filtration and Separation, 2) to network among the affiliated organizations. The following activities shall be performed in order to achieve the KFS’s mission stated above. (1) Annual Technical Conference (2) Workshops and Short Course Offerings (3) Technology Transfer and Job Information (4) Research Stimulation and Innovative Product Acknowledgement (5) Miscellaneous Other Activities needed to achieve KFS mission

KFS’s 1st Domestic Conference

KFS’s 1st Domestic Conference was held at Hanbat University, Daejeon, Korea, August August 28, 2018. It was a successful conference with total attendees of 48. There were two plenary speakers (Prof. Jun-Hyung Cho, Prof. Jin Chul Joo), 5 keynote speakers (Drs. Bangwoo Han, Jong-Kil Kim, Kwang Chul Noh, Yeong-Og Choi, K-J Choi), and 12 speakers including Prof. Kang-Ho Ahn and Prof. Joo-Hong Choi.

History

Dr. Kyung-Ju Choi has enthusiastically pursued of the support of the International Delegates of Filtration (INDEFI) in order to host 14th World Filtration Congress (WFG) in South Korea in 2024. Dr. K-J Choi, Dr. H-S Park, Prof. S-H Kang and Prof. Kwang-Ho Choo met at Kyungpook National University on May 21, 2016 and discussed about a possible organization that could handle the proposal. Drs. Kyung-Ju Choi and Jong-Kil Kim met on June 12, 2017 in Seoul and decided to organize the Korean Filtration and Separation Society due to critical needs of filtration and separation in Korea. The organizing committee was formed on September 4, 2017. They are Dr. Kim, Jong-Kil (Hanyang University), Dr. Park, Hyun-Seol (Korea Institute of Energy Research), Dr. Park, Young-Ok (Korea Institute of Energy Research), Prof. Kim, Jong-Ho (Chonnam National University), Dr. Kim, Jang-Kyu (BKT), Prof. Kang, Suk-Ho (Yeungnam University) and Dr. Choi, Kyung-Ju (Clean & Science) as an acting chair. Dr. Kyung-Ju Choi was elected as Chairman of KFS at the general meeting on November 15, 2017

Contact

Dr. Kyung-Ju Choi at kchoi228@gmail.com

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