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Sung Sik Shin, Ph.D., Recognized for Achievements in the Aerospace Industry

Dr. Shin previously served in the Republic of Korea Army

As an aerospace engineer, Dr. Shin has had the opportunity to develop and improve upon some of the most cutting-edge technology in the defense industry.

    GYEONGGI-DO, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, April 04, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Sung Sik Shin, Ph.D., has been included in Marquis Who's Who. 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.

As an aerospace engineer, Dr. Shin has had the opportunity to develop and improve upon some of the most cutting-edge technology in the defense industry. The current deputy director of a satellite project team for the Defense Acquisition Program Administration, an executive branch of the South Korean government, he previously served as a patent examiner for the Korean Intellectual Property Office and head of the flight control group for the Korean Air Research and Development Center.

Dr. Shin applied for and was granted a patent for an adaptive control approach named "adaptive Chebyshev retrofit control," and published a technical paper on the subject in a 2013 issue of the Journal of Aerospace Engineering. Another notable achievement was his involvement in the development of a close-surveillance unmanned aerial vehicle that operated under an autonomous flight control system. He received a Best Paper Award from the Aerospace Weapon System Conference in 2006 and a Best Poster Award from the Korean Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences in 2001. He is currently affiliated with the Institute of Control, Robotics and Systems, the Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Korea Institute of Military Science and Technology, the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, and the Society for Aerospace System Engineering, for which he previously served as a journal paper examiner.

The recipient of a Doctor of Philosophy from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Dr. Shin also earned a Master of Engineering and Bachelor of Engineering from Korea Aerospace University.

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