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Younghyun Ryu, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Prof. Ryu has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the field of higher education

    JEOLLANAM-DO, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, November 16, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Younghyun Ryu, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Prof. Ryu celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Prof. Ryu is a professor in the division of marine mechatronics at Mokpo National Maritime University in Republic of Korea. A specialized maritime institute that focuses on cultivating intellectuals who will have not only the leadership for new maritime culture, but also the knowledge of maritime science, they are equipped with modern laboratory equipment and two new large-scale practice ships that are used in classes.

Prof. Ryu has been a postdoctoral fellow with the Korean Institute of Machinery and Materials and was a researcher with Kobe University of Japan. He was formerly employed as a marine engineer and first engineer with the Pan Ocean Company Ltd., and a supervisor and engineer with the Wartsila Korea Ltd. Prof. Ryu brings an extensive amount of knowledge and expertise with him to his most recent role in higher education. In addition to his experience in the field, he holds a BE from the department of marine engineering at Mokpo National Maritime University, a ME from the department of naval architecture at Inha University, and a PhD in engineering from the department of maritime sciences at Kobe University. His master's thesis was on the vibration characteristics of critical speed for rotor shafts, and he worked on a doctoral thesis on improving bunker oil using liquefied dimethyl ether in diesel engines.

The author of numerous research articles as a result of his research, Prof. Ryu has also conducted several lectures on various topics. One of his studies included the installation of a SCR System for generator diesel engine of existing ships, for which he received a Best Paper Award by the Korean Society of Marine Engineering in 2016. For his doctoral work on blended fuel viscosity for diesel engine applications, he received a Lloyd's Register Manson Prize from the Japan Institute of Marine Engineering in 2013. A member of The Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers, The Korean Society of Automotive Engineers, The Korean Society of Marine Environment & Safety, and The Korean Society of Marine Engineers, Prof. Ryu spends his down time enjoying sports and has a special interest in internal combustion engines and maritime science. He is fluent in Korean, Japanese, and English, and holds a second class engineer officer certificate.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Younghyun Ryu, PhD, has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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