Saro Lee

Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources, Republic of Korea


Saro Lee got his B.S. degree in geology (Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea) in 1991, a M.S. in GIS-based geological hazard mapping (Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea) in 1993, and a Ph.D. in landslide susceptibility mapping using GIS (Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea) in 2000. He is currently a principal researcher at Geological Research Division, KIGAM. He is also Full Professor of University of Science and Technology (UST). He started his professional career in 1995 as a Researcher in the KIGAM. He spent many years as a part-time Lecturer. He carried out many International Cooperative Research Projects in the field of mineral potential and geological hazard in Brazil, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. Also he managed and had lectures in KOICA International Training Program 7 times (Mineral Exploration and GIS/RS) for participants from many countries. His research interest includes geospatial predictive mapping with GIS and RS such as landslide susceptibility, ground subsidence hazard, groundwater potential, mineral potential, and habitat mapping. He has published about 100 peer reviewed SCI(E) papers. Also he has citations more than 9,000 and h-index of 50 in Google. For his outstanding research achievement, he received the Award of Prime Minister in 2003 and the KIGAM Research Award in 2003 and 2005.

Biography Updated on 7 August 2018

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