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THE HO-AM PRIZE

Home Prize and Awards The Ho-Am Prize

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  • Nominations

Prize winners

  • By general
  • By years

2019 Prizewinner

  • Marvin M. Chun

    Science

    Marvin M. Chun / Richard M. Colgate Professor, Yale University, USA

    A world-renowned scientist in the field of cognitive neuroscience who pioneered a new way of using fMRI to determine how the human brain processes perception, attention and memory. His work has significantly deepened scientific understanding of human mind and behavior.

  • Andrew B. Kahng

    Engineering

    Andrew B. Kahng / Professor, UC San Diego, USA

    A world-leading expert in the field of IC(Integrated-Circuit) physical design who developed algorithms for IC design automation to maximize circuit performance. He shifted the paradigm of IC physical design by first proposing DFM(Design For Manufacturability) from the initial stage of IC design.

  • Uhtaek Oh

    Medicine

    Uhtaek Oh / Director-General, Brain Science Institute, KIST, Korea

    A world authority in the field of ion channel research who first identified Anoctamin 1(ANO1), an essential gene for fluid secretions such as saliva, sweat and tears. He also identified Tentonin 3(TTN3), an ion channel that detects muscle contraction and proprioceptive function.

  • Lee Bul

    The Arts

    Lee Bul / Contemporary Artist 

    Representing Korean comtemporary sculpture and installation art on the world scene, she has blurred the boundaries between fine art and pop culture with ambitious performing art and experimental installations. Currently, her work is exhibited at major art museums around the world.

  • Love Asia

    Community Service

    Love Asia / NGO for Immigrants in Korea 

    Love Asia is an NGO that has been providing free medical services, legal counseling and settlement support for immigrants in Korea since 2002. It helps them become our true neighbors while also contributing to the health of our society by encouraging diversity.