Department History

  • June 2000

    Establishment of the Division of Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering

    The faculty of 12 members include: Soo-Kil Lim, Mun-Il Ryoo, Ki-Hyon Paik, Byeung-Hoa Kang, Woo-Hyuk Byun, Woo-Kyung Sim, Gyu-Hyeok Kim, Yo-Whan Son, Jeong-Gyu Kim, Hyeon-Dong Shin, Woo-Kyun Lee, and Ki-Jong Cho

  • December 2000

    Appointment of the first dean (Prof. Mun-Il Ryoo)

  • March 2001

    Allocation of 77 undergraduate student slots

  • March 2002

    Appointment of Assistant Prof. Jin-Ho Jung

  • August 2002

    Appointment of the second dean (Prof. Gyu-Hyeok Kim)

  • March 2003

    Commencement of the graduate program for Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering (four fields): Bioresource & ecology; Water & soil environment; Biomaterial science & technology; and Environmental planning & landscape architecture

  • July 2003

    of the third dean (Prof. Yo-Whan Son)

  • September 2003

    Appointment of the fourth dean (Prof. Woo-Kyun Lee)

  • February 2004

    Conferral of 11 bachelor’s degrees

  • July 2004

    Establishment of the Environmental GIS/RS Center

  • August 2004

    Inauguration of the Research Center for Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering

  • September 2004

    Appointment of Assistant Prof. Woo-Jun Park

  • February 2005

    Appointment of the fifth dean (Prof. Seung-Hun Hyun)

    Appointment of Prof. Soo-Kil Lim as honorary professor

    Conferral of 10 master’s degrees

  • February 2006

    Appointment of Assistant Prof. Seung-Hun Hyun

    Formation of the Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering Research Project Team for Ecological Restoration under BK21 Phase 2

    Conferral of the first Ph.D. degree

  • September 2006

    Appointment of Assistant Prof. Jin-Hyung Chon/li>

  • February 2007

    Appointment of the sixth dean (Prof. Woo-Kyun Lee)

  • March 2007

    Establishment of graduate-level programs in environmental restoration and ecological engineering (five fields)

  • March 2008

    Appointment of Assistant Prof. Jae-Jin Kim

  • March 2009

    Appointment of Assistant Prof. Jong-Seong Khim

  • December 2009

    Appointment of the seventh dean (Prof. Jin-Ho Jung)

  • October 2010

    Tenth anniversary of the Division of Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering

  • August 2011

    Appointment of Prof. Ki-Hyon Paik as honorary professor

  • October 2011

    First celebration of the annual Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering Day

  • February 2012

    Appointment of Prof. Byeung-Hoa Kang as honorary professor

  • August 2012

    Retirement of Prof. Jong-Seong Khim

  • September 2012

    Appointment of the eighth dean (Dean Ki-Jong Cho)

  • October 2012

    Second celebration of the annual Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering Day

  • March 2013

    Appointment of Assistant Prof. Jung-Hwan Kwon

  • August 2013

    Appointment of Prof. Woo-Hyuk Byun as honorary professor


June 2000 Establishment of the Division of Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering
The faculty of 12 members include: Soo-Kil Lim, Mun-Il Ryoo, Ki-Hyon Paik, Byeung-Hoa Kang, Woo-Hyuk Byun, Woo-Kyung Sim, Gyu-Hyeok Kim, Yo-Whan Son, Jeong-Gyu Kim, Hyeon-Dong Shin, Woo-Kyun Lee, and Ki-Jong Cho
December 2000 Appointment of the first dean (Prof. Mun-Il Ryoo)
March 2001 Allocation of 77 undergraduate student slots
March 2002 Appointment of Assistant Prof. Jin-Ho Jung
August 2002 Appointment of the second dean (Prof. Gyu-Hyeok Kim)
March 2003 Commencement of the graduate program for Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering (four fields): Bioresource & ecology; Water & soil environment; Biomaterial science & technology; and Environmental planning & landscape architecture
July 2003 of the third dean (Prof. Yo-Whan Son)
September 2003 Appointment of the fourth dean (Prof. Woo-Kyun Lee)
February 2004 Conferral of 11 bachelor’s degrees
July 2004 Establishment of the Environmental GIS/RS Center
August 2004 Inauguration of the Research Center for Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering
September 2004 Appointment of Assistant Prof. Woo-Jun Park
February 2005 Appointment of the fifth dean (Prof. Seung-Hun Hyun)
Appointment of Prof. Soo-Kil Lim as honorary professor
Conferral of 10 master’s degrees
February 2006 Appointment of Assistant Prof. Seung-Hun Hyun
Formation of the Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering Research Project Team for Ecological Restoration under BK21 Phase 2
Conferral of the first Ph.D. degree
September 2006 Appointment of Assistant Prof. Jin-Hyung Chon
February 2007 Appointment of the sixth dean (Prof. Woo-Kyun Lee)
March 2007 Establishment of graduate-level programs in environmental restoration and ecological engineering (five fields)
March 2008 Appointment of Assistant Prof. Jae-Jin Kim
March 2009 Appointment of Assistant Prof. Jong-Seong Khim
December 2009 Appointment of the seventh dean (Prof. Jin-Ho Jung)
October 2010 Tenth anniversary of the Division of Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering
August 2011 Appointment of Prof. Ki-Hyon Paik as honorary professor
October 2011 First celebration of the annual Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering Day
February 2012 Appointment of Prof. Byeung-Hoa Kang as honorary professor
August 2012 Retirement of Prof. Jong-Seong Khim
September 2012 Appointment of the eighth dean (Dean Ki-Jong Cho)
October 2012 Second celebration of the annual Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering Day
March 2013 Appointment of Assistant Prof. Jung-Hwan Kwon
August 2013 Appointment of Prof. Woo-Hyuk Byun as honorary professor