Curriculum Vitae

     Prof. Inkyu Moon, PhD

  • Professor, Dept. of Robotics & Mechatronics Engineering, DGIST
  • Professor, Dept. of Artificial Intelligence, DGIST
  • Director, DGIST-Swiss CHUV-EPFL Global Research Lab.
  • Office Phone: +82-53-785-6223
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  • 2004.08~2007.12 Ph.D. in Electrical & Computer Engineering, Univ. of Connecticut, USA
  • 2004.08~2007.03 M.S. in Electrical & Computer Engineering, Univ. of Connecticut, USA
  • 1996.03~1998.02 M.S. in Electronics Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
  • 1992.03~1996.02 B.S. in Electronics Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea


  • 2023~Present, Review Board, NRF of Korea
  • 2023~2023 Associate Vice President for Admissions and Student Affairs, DGIST
  • 2021~2023 Associate Vice President for Information and Library Services, DGIST
  • 2020~Present Director of BK21FOUR, Ministry of Education
  • 2020~Present Full Professor, DGIST, South Korea
  • 2015~Present Director, DGIST-Swiss CHUV-EPFL Global Research Laboratory
  • 2017~2020 Associate Professor, DGIST, South Korea
  • 2009~2017 Director & Professor, Chosun University, South Korea
  • 2008~2009 Adjunct Faculty, University of Connecticut

     Awards & Honors

  • 2019 The OSA Senior Membership Award, Optical Society (OSA)
  • 2019 The Fumio Okano Best 3D Paper Prize Award, SPIE DCS 2019
  • 2015 Director of Global Research Lab (GRL) Program, NRF of Korea
  • 2015 Nomination for Distinguished Alumni Award, Univ. of Connecticut
  • 2014 Exchange Professor Program Award, LG Yonam Culture Foundation
  • 2011 Front Cover of OSA Optics and Photonics News
  • 2007 Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Award, Univ. of Connecticut
  • 2007 Best Paper Award, Information Optics Workshop
  • 2006 & 2007 Predoctoral Fellowship Award, Univ. of Connecticut

    Selected Research Grants

  • 2024.04~2026.12 IITP “Development of Image Integrity Verification Technology for Forgery Prevention and Original Proof,” Grant Amount: KRW 4,766,000,000
  • 2023.04~2026.12 NRF of Korea “Development of Platforms for Analyzing Cellular Phenotypes based on AI and Multi-mode Bio-imaging,” Grant Amount: KRW 3,025,000,000
  • 2020.04~2027.12 IITP “Research on AI based cryptanalysis and security evaluation techniques,” Grant Amount: KRW 7,750,000,000
  • 2020.04~2020.12 IITP “Developing self-sovereign and decentralized digital identity management system on 5G service environments,” (Co-Investigator, Allocated Grant Amount: KRW 150,000,000)
  • 2020.03~2023.02 NRF of Korea “Next-generation unstructured big-data cryptosystem based on digital optics,” Grant Amount: KRW 1,050,000,000
  • 2019.01~2023.12 DGIST R&D Program of the Ministry of Science and ICT “Fundamental and application technology of precise treatments based on micro/nano robot,” (Co-Investigator, Allocated Grant Amount: KRW 350,000,000)
  • 2019.06~2020.05 NRF of Korea “Asymmetric unstructured data encryption for next-generation block-chain platform,” Grant Amount: KRW 50,000,000
  • 2016.03~2016.12 NRF of Korea “Foreign technology survey” Grant Amount: KRW 20,000,000
  • 2015.11~2018.10 NRF of Korea “Fast visual cryptography based on digital holography for big-data security” Grant Amount: KRW 900,000,000
  • 2015.09~2021.06 NRF of Korea “Multimodal holographic cell imaging informatics for theranostical purposes” Grant Amount: KRW 2,800,000,000
  • 2014.09~2016.08 NRF of Korea “Multi-view 3D imaging system based on multiple sensors with unknown positions and arbitrary optical axes” Grant Amount: KRW 40,000,000
  • 2013.09~2017.08 NRF of Korea “BK21Plus” Co-PI
  • 2013.05~2016.04 NRF of Korea “Quantitative analysis of 3D morphology and biomass of abnormal red blood cells via digital holographic microscopy” Grant Amount: KRW 300,000,000
  • 2012.09~2015.08 NRF of Korea “Real-time quantitative analysis of four-dimensional dynamics of multiple biological cells” Grant Amount: KRW 210,000,000
  • 2010.05~2013.04 NRF of Korea “Three-dimensional microscopic imaging system for quantitative analysis of microbial phase information” Grant Amount: KRW 300,000,000
  • 2009.09~2012.08 NRF of Korea “High-speed three-dimensional pattern recognition of micro/nano biological organisms by using digital holography” Grant Amount: KRW 300,000,000
  • 2009.03~2013.02 NRF of Korea “BK21” Co-PI