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Hyun-Woo Jo

Developer in charge

Hyun-Woo Jo received B.S. degree in environmental science and ecological engineering from Korea University, Republic of Korea, in 2018, where he is currently pursuing the M.S./Ph.D. integrated degree in environmental planning and landscape architecture.
His research interest includes processing remote sensing data with deep-learning techniques in the field of agro-forestry and integrating data science concepts with field specific domain knowledge.
During his degree course, he has participated in H2020-EOPEN project (opEn interOperable Platform for unified access and analysis of EarthobservatioN data) and developed deep-learning based rice paddy detection model which is integrated on the platform. Until 2021, he is involved in H2020-CALLISTO project for developing AI based decision making support system related to agricultural policy.

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Prof. Woo-Kyun Lee

Academic Supervisor

Woo-Kyun Lee received the B.S. degree and the M.S. degree in forestry from Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, in 1987 and 1989, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in Agriculture from Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany, in 1993.
He is the professor of Department of Environment Science and Ecological Engineering, director of Environmental GIS/RS Centre from Korea University. In academic area, he is working as a president of Korean Society of Remote Sensing (KSRS) and Korean National Committee for International Institute of Applied System Analysis (IIASA). Internationally, he has served as director of SDSN Korea, Mid-Latitude Region Network (MLRN), scientific steering committee of GCP-Korea Office.
His research has been focused on the region of Mid-Latitude Ecotone including Korean peninsula, North-Eastern Asia, and Central Asian Countries where water and food problems are getting serious with extreme climate condition. Nowadays, his researches are focusing on development of indicators for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), and climate change considering environmental and socio-economic conditions in MLR. And he has tried to suggest how to enhance adaptive capacity or resilience through environmental infrastructure and socio-economic policies for adapting climate change, reducing disaster risk, and achieving SDGs.


Environmental GIS/RS lab.,
Korea University

Academic Community

Environmental GIS/RS lab., Korea University is dedicated to research with passion, conducting meaningful researches to contribute to the global society.

Objectives of eGIS/RS lab. are as follows:

  1. To correspond to GIS/RS education and research demands effectively

  2. To encourage GIS/RS education and researches

  3. To take the lead in the GIS/RS education and researches at Korea University by maintaining close connections with other academics, governments, and industries.

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