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Byung Tech Kim, PhD, Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Kim has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the naval industry

Dr. Kim is a career naval officer with the Republic of Korea Navy, and holds the rank of captain after many years of service with airborne divisions of the navy.

    SEOUL, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, September 11, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Byung Tech Kim, PhD, a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Dr. Kim 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.

Dr. Kim is a career naval officer with the Republic of Korea Navy, and holds the rank of captain after many years of service with airborne divisions of the navy. He is particularly skilled with naval aviation force development, after serving as a commander for the 609 Air Group, the 613 Air Squadron, and the air search and rescue operation following the Sewol Ferry Disaster in 2014. Dr. Kim was decorated with numerous awards including his participation as a commander in the 2010 Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC), the largest international maritime warfare exercise in the world.

Born in 1967, Dr. Kim joined the Korean Navy early on and attended the U.S. Naval Academy to study mathematics. He earned a Master of Science in Operations Analysis from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School and went on to earn a PhD in Industrial Systems Engineering from Yonsei University. While studying for his doctorate, Dr. Kim served in the Korean Navy as a talented air commander. Over the years, he has achieved innovations in crew scheduling, structural equation modeling, naval aviation force development, and modeling engine analyses. He is a member of the Operations Research Society and the U.S. Naval Academy.

In 2010, RIMPAC lasted for one month between June and July, involving Australia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, France, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Peru, South Korea, Singapore, Thailand, and the U.S. Dr. Kim has received numerous awards for excellence with RIMPAC and other collaborations, including a Presidential citation and a Minister of National Defense Award from his native South Korea. He is the recipient of a U.S. Joint Commendation Medal. In civilian life, Dr. Kim enjoys his skills as a licensed pilot and power boat driver. He is particularly fond of golf, running marathons, and triathlon. Dr. Kim is married, and has a son and daughter.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Kim has been featured on the Marquis Who's Who Lifetime Achievers website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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