Director of the Ubiquitous City Research Cluster and Professor at the Department of Urban Engineering Hanbat National University, Korea
Korea is the originator of the ubiquitous city movement and a forerunner in today’s internet of things IoT revolution. Dr. Youn Taik Leem is the Operating Head of Ubiquitous City Research Cluster (UCRC) and a Professor at the Department of Urban Planning and Engineering, Hanbat National University, Korea. Professor Leem’s research focuses on the analysis and planning of urban region on the basis of information technologies, such as geographic information systems and ubiquitous city.
Before joining academia, Dr. Leem worked for more than 10 years in various global private conglomerates and research institutes. He published a textbook on ‘Geographic information system for urban engineers’ and has edited a book on the use of ‘Geographic information systems for urban planning’. He has also contributed to the book ‘Knowledge- based urban development: Planning and applications in the information era’.