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Prof. Joungho Kim (General Chair), Dr.
Jaekon Shin (General Co- Chair), Prof. Wansoo Nah (Advisory Committee
Chair), and Prof.
Opening Ceremony and Keynote Speeches
In the morning of June 21, Dr. Jaekon
Shin, the General
The first keynote speaker, Prof. Christian Schuster (Hamburg Univer- sity of Technology, Germany), addressed the electromagnetic integ- rity of the digital society. His impressive speech was very meaning- ful in looking back the past EMC and forecasting the future of EMC technologies.
The welcome reception was held in a beautiful traditional Korean house in the middle of Seoul on June 20. After the brief opening address of Prof. Joungho Kim, the General Chair of APEMC 2017, delicious traditional Korean foods and drinks were served for all the attendees to relax and enjoy the social communications. The perfor- mances of the professional Samulnori players, lady drummers, and traditional dance were an enjoyable part of the welcome reception.
Tutorials and Workshops
The tutorial sessions were open all day long on June 20. The tutorials covered the area of fundamental EMC engineering, sig-
Dr. Jaekon Shin, Symposium General
Prof. Jaiyong Lee, the Vice President of Yonsei University, delivered the congratulatory address.
Prof. Bomson Lee, the Vice President of KIEES, delivered the opening address.
nal/power integrity, power EMC, standards, metamaterial, and technical paper writing. Mr. Mark Montrose (Montrose Compli- ance Services), Prof. Hideki Asai (Shizuoka University), Prof.
Gunter Keller (Deggendorf Institute of
Mr. Donald Heirman (Don HEIRMAN Consultants), Dr. William A. Radasky
(Metatech Corporation), Dr. John Norgard (NASA), and Prof. Sungtek
Kahng (Incheon National University) served as the orga- nizers and
chairs of the tutorial sessions. All the speakers were the best
researchers in their field, and the lectures were very fruitful for EMC
beginners or students as well as the
The workshop sessions were opened on
June 23. The
hot topics on testing of wireless devices, computational
electromagnetics, EMC standards, automotive EMC, protection from
HEMP/IEMI, standard measurements, and space charging were presented.
The topics of the technical sessions included EMC Measurement and Instrumentation, Electromagnetic Environment, Transient EMC, Power System EMC and Smart Grid, System Level EMC and Protection, Transportation EMC, Antenna and Wave Propagation, EMC in Nano- technology and Advanced Materials, Aerospace EMC, Electronic Packaging EMC, Integrated Circuit EMC, Signal Integrity and Power Integrity, Wireless Communication EMC, Computational Electromag- netics, Biomedical Electromagnetics, and Wireless Power Transfer. The Symposium venue, the Commons in Yonsei University, was recently constructed as a modern style underground building with very convenient and useful facilities.
Banquet and Best Paper Awards Presentations
The banquet of APEMC 2017 was held in the Grand Ballroom of the Commons, Yonsei University. To start the evening, Prof. Joungho Kim,
Prof. Christian Schuster delivering the keynote speech on signal and power integrity in EMC.
Prof. Joungho Kim (left), General Chair, and Prof. SoYoung Kim, Local Arrangements Chair, addressing the participants at the welcome reception.
The performance of Korean traditional drummers and dancers at the welcome reception.
The organizers, chairs, and speakers of the tutorial session significantly contributed to APEMC 2017.
The workshop topics on testing, standards, EMP, automotive, and space charging received great attention from industry and academia attendees.
The display of poster papers was well organized with active discussions continuing during all poster sessions
Prof. Joungho Kim, the General Chair of APEMC 2017, expressed appreciation to all the attendees.
Prof. Chulhun Seo, the President of KIEES, delivered the address at the Banquet.
“Tatles”, the Beatles tribute band, gave an impressive performance at the Banquet.
The best papers were strictly selected by the Award Chairs based on the review scores. A total of 12 awards including Best Paper Awards, Best Poster Paper Awards, and Best Student Paper Awards, were presented at the Banquet.
the Symposium General Chair, gave a
and expressed his appreciation to all the attendees of APEMC 2017.
Prof. Chulhun Seo, the President of KIEES, gave a speech recognizing
the success of the Symposium. This Sym- posium could not be successful
without the huge support of industry. Mr. Daeho Ham from Polliwog, Mr.
Kenneth Goh from Rohde & Schwarz, and Mr. Mike Alferman from AR
were thanked as the representatives of the industry sponsors. Prof.
In the middle of the Banquet, there
were Best Paper
Award presentations. The Best Paper Awards were presented to Mr. Yuta
Inoue (Shizuoka University, Japan), Prof. Yunsil Lee, (Ewha Womans
University, Korea), and Prof. Chulsoon Hwang (Missouri University of
Science and Technology, USA). The Best Student Paper Awards were
College, Korea), Prof. Hyun Ho Park
(The University of Suwon, Korea), and Mr.
IEEE Chapter Chair Meeting and APEMC International Steering Committee Meeting
An IEEE EMC Society Chapter Chair Meeting was held in Murray Hall in the Commons, Yonsei University. The chapter chairs shared the status of their respective activity and discussed some issues under the moderation of Dr. Vignesh Rajamani. Also, there was the APEMC International Steering Committee Meeting held at Allen Hall in Yonsei University to discuss the future APEMC Symposium. APEMC 2018 in Singapore will be held jointly with the 2018 IEEE EMC+SIPI Symposium, and the plan of the next APEMC 2019 in Sapporo, Japan is currently being planned by Prof. Sone and Prof. Wada.
In the afternoon of June 23, the APEMC 2017 successfully finished. The APEMC 2017 Symposium played the important role to share technologies to find solutions, to deepen an understand- ing of the technologies, and to encourage young EMC engineers. The success of APEMC 2017 will be continued next year to the joint IEEE EMC and APEMC in 2018. See you all again in Singapore!
Key members of the APEMC Symposium and
International Steering Committee included (from left) Prof. Jonghoon
In the afternoon of June 23, the APEMC 2017 successfully finished. The APEMC 2017 Symposium played the important role to share technologies to find solutions, to deepen an understanding of the technologies, and to encourage young EMC engineers. The success of APEMC 2017 will be continued next year at the joint IEEE EMC and APEMC Symposium in 2018. See you all again in Singapore!