The 4th Asia-Pacific Space Generation Workshop (AP-SGW 2017)
Confirmed Speakers at AP-SGW 2017
Dr. Sangkyun Kim, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan
Dr. Sangkyun Kim received his PhD in 2009 from the University of Tokyo in the field of Astronautics Engineering. His major was the development of small spacecraft, attitude control, and optimization of interface network. He developed a nano-class satellite name of PRISM(HITOMI, NORAD ID : 33493), and launched it in 2009. He joined Axelspace Corporation from 2009 to 2014, developed and launched a small spacecraft name of WNISAT-1(NORAD ID : 39423) as the project manager. He was in Satellite Research Center of KAIST, Korea from 2014 to 2016 as Post-doctor researcher. Currently, he is assistant professor in Kyushu Institute of Technology.
His major interest is small satellite development using a standard BUS system with international cooperation. He is involved in multiple small satellite projects, BIRD, AV4, SPATIUM, and Micro dragon. Also, he has interest in the attitude control of small spacecraft, and has developed a small size star sensor for the accurate attitude determination.