Yong Sik Ok

Kangwon National University, Republic of Korea


Yong Sik Ok works as the Director of Korea Biochar Research Center and Department Chair Professor at the Department of Biological Environment, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon, Korea. He obtained his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in environmental soil chemistry in the Division of Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, Korea. Ok also served as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, and currently serves as Vice Chair (soil properties and processes) of the International Union of Soil Sciences. He has published over 200 journal articles in the field of environmental sciences. His research focuses on soil remediation and climate change mitigation by biochar and novel amendments.

Biography Updated on 28 October 2013

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