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Wonsic Hahn, Ph.D., Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

2019-04-05 11:05:48

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SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA, April 04, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Wonsic Hahn, Ph.D., with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Hahn celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.


 Highly accomplished in his career, Dr. Wonsic Hahn notably set up the long-term strategy for future telecommunication service with the KT Corporation in 2000. Instrumental in the establishment of the Wireless Broadband Alliance in 2003, he impressively led the invention of Nespot Swing, the world's first smartphone with both CDMA and Wi-Fi modules in one body, that same year. More recently, Dr. Hahn was responsible for launching the world's first augmented reality application, "Olleh Catch Catch," in 2011 and, in 2017, he was the driving force behind the launches of two major satellites, KoreaSAT-5A and KoreaSAT-7.

 Prior to embarking on his career, Dr. Hahn earned a Bachelor of Science in material engineering from Hanyang University in Seoul in 1983 and a Master of Science in material engineering from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology in 1985. Continuing his studies over the course of his career, he went on to study at the Pierre and Marie Curie University in Paris, where he obtained a Doctor of Philosophy in Physics in 1990. Dr. Hahn concluded his studies with a Master of Business Administration from Seoul National University in 2006.

 In addition to his primary career responsibilities, Dr. Hahn has been involved with the Korea Tele-screen Association, the Wireless Broadband Alliance, the Business and Technology Cooperation Committee and the Conexus Mobile Alliance. Furthermore, he helped to co-author "Click at Cyber World" for the KT Research and Development Cyber World Forum in 2000. In light of all his accomplishments, Dr. Hahn has received multiple commendations from the Minister of Science and Technology, the Minister of the Korea Communications Commission, the Minister of Finance and several other governmental authorities.

 Married with one child, Dr. Hahn enjoys painting in his spare time. Looking toward the future, he intends to pursue a career in academia as an adjunct professor and continue his painting endeavors in Paris.

 In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Hahn has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.


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