• NamKug Kim
  • Professor
  • Asan Medical Center

Curriculum Vitae


Seoul National University BS 1991.3-1995.2 Industrial Engineering
Seoul National University MS 1995.3-1997.2 Industrial Engineering (Computer Aided Design)
Seoul National University PhD 2004.9-2008.2
The Brain Institute, Univ. of Utah Post-Doc. 2008.9-2009.10

Professional Experience

~2014.02 Assistant Research Professor Radiology University of Ulsan College of Medicine, South Korea
2014.03~ Assistant Professor Convergence Medicine, Radiology University of Ulsan College of Medicine, South Korea

Research Interests

- 의료영상 딥러닝 연구 (Medical imaging with deep learning)
- 3D 프린팅 의료응용 연구 (3D printing in medicine)
- 영상 기반 의료로봇 연구 (Image guided robotics)
- 컴퓨터 응용 수술 (Computer aided surgery)
- 인체 유동 연구 (Flows in human body)
- 의료영상 처리 (Medical image processing; Lung, Brain, Heart, Liver, Breast, Dental)

Honors & Awards

2017 Presidential Recognition Regulatory Reform Award Regulatory Reform Award
2017 People who shine in Korea, BRIC
2011 People who shine in Korea, BRIC


Increasing Burden of Liver Cancer Despite Extensive Use of Antiviral Agents in a Hepatitis B Virus-Endemic Population., Choi J, Han S, Kim N*, Lim YS. Hepatology (13.246). 2017 Jun 19. doi: 10.1002/hep.29321. PMID: 28628942 (co-CA)
The influence of the aortic valve angle on the hemodynamic features of the thoracic aorta. Ha H1, Kim GB2, Kweon J3, Lee SJ1,4, Kim YH3, Kim N5,6*, Yang DH6. Sci Rep. 2016 (4.25) Aug 26;6:32316. doi: 10.1038/srep32316. (co-CA)
Altitude, Gun Ownership, Rural Areas, and Suicide. N. Kim1**, J. Wade, B.E. Brenner, C.A. Haws, D.A. Yurgelun-Todd, and P.F. Renshaw, American Journal of Psychiatry(12.759),2011 Jan;168(1):49-54: 2010-09-15 Epub, doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2010.10020289., 20843869 (FA)