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THE HO-AM PRIZE

Home Prize and Awards The Ho-Am Prize

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Prize winners

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2018 Prizewinner

  • Hee Oh

    Science

    Hee Oh / Abraham Robinson Professor, Yale University, USA

    A world-leading mathematician in the field of homogeneous dynamics who proved the asymptotics of the number of circles for a fractal structure known as an 'Apollonian circle packing'. Her achievement is highly regarded to be of value in interpreting the structure of fractals existing in nature.

  • Nam-Gyu Park

    Engineering

    Nam-Gyu Park / Professor, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea

    Professor Nam-Gyu Park is a global leader in the field of next-generation photovoltaics. He developed a solid-state perovskite solar cell with long-term stability and high-efficiency for energy conversion. His pioneering work will provide useful infra technology for the commercialization of the perovskite solar cell.

  • Gou Young Koh

    Medicine

    Gou Young Koh / Distinguished Professor, KAIST /  
    Director, Center for Vascular Research, IBS, Korea

    Professor Gou Young Koh is a leading expert in the field of tumor angiogenesis. He demonstrated that tumor progression and metastasis can be effectively reduced by tumor vessel normalization. His work will lay the foundation for drug discovery to prevent microvascular diseases.

  • Kwangchul Youn

    The Arts

    Kwangchul Youn /  Opera Singer

    Kwangchul Youn is a world-renowned bass opera singer who has been performing in the world's most notable opera houses for 25 years. He has been acclaimed for "Standing Small, Singing Big," powered by his vocal accuracy, profound understanding of opera pieces, and charismatic performances.

  • Carla Kang (Lidia Tallone)

    Community Service

    Carla Kang (Lidia Tallone) /  Sister

    Carla Kang (Lidia Tallone) is an Italian sister who first set her foot on the barren land of Korea in 1968. For the five decades since then, she has dedicated her life to caring for the mind and body of Korean lepers, the homeless, the sick, and the poor. She has deeply inspired others through her acts of kindness as the "Angel with Blue Eyes."