Bong-Kyu Byun, Ph.D.

한남대학교 대덕밸리캠퍼스 진리관 720158호


Bong-Kyu Byun (Ph.D., Entomology)

  • Professor, Department of Biological Science & Biotechnology, Hannam University, Yuseongdaero 1646, Daejeon, 34054, Korea

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  • Phone: (82)-42-629-8892


  • Ph.D. (Insect Systematics) Kangweon National University, 1994.

  • M.S. (Entomology), Kangweon National University, 1991.

  • B.S. (Plant Protection), Kangweon National University, Dept. of Plant Protection, 1989


  • 2010-present: Professor, Hannam University

  • 1999-2010. Senior Researcher, Div. of Forest Biodiversity, Korea National Arboretum, Pocheon, Prov. Gyeonggi, Korea

  • 2002-2003: Visiting Scientist, Dept. of Entomology, Northeast Forestry University, Harbin, China (KOSEF Fellowship)

  • 1997-1999. Researcher, Div. of Forest Entomology, Korea Forestry Research Institute, Seoul, Korea

  • 1995-1996. Post-Doc, Div. of Forest Entomology, Korea Forestry Research Institute, Seoul, Korea

  • 1994-1995. Instructor, Dept. of Agrobiology, Kangweon Nat. Univ., Chuncheon, Korea

  • 1993-1994. Assistant, Natural Science Museum of Kangweon National University, Chuncheon, Korea


  • Zooraxa, editor (2020-present)

  • Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity, editor in chief (2013-present)

  • Biodiversity Data Journal, subject editor (2019-present)

  • Journal of Forestry Research: Associate Editor (2011-present)

  • Entomological Society of Korea, Member and Director (1989-present).

  • Korean Society of Applied Entomology: Member, Editorial board, vice president (1989-present)

  • Korean Society of Systematic Zoology: Member & Director (1994-present).

  • Insecta Koreana: Member & Editor (1990-2003)

  • Japanese Society of Heterocerists: Member (1995-present).

  • Societas Europea Lepidopterologica: Member (1991-present).


  • The Award of Minister of Science and ICT, 2020 (과기정통부장관상)

  • The Award of Excellent Professor in Research, Hannam University, 2019 (한남대 우수연구교원상)

  • The Award of Bioblitz 2018, Director of Korea Forest Service, 2018 (바이오블리츠공로표창)

  • The Award for Excellent Researcher, Prime Minister of Korea, 2007 (모범공무원 국무총리상)

  • Included in Who’s who in Science and Engineering (Marquis Who’s Who), 10th Anniversary Ed., etc. 2007-2020

  • The Award for Prominent Researcher, Ministry of Agriculture & Forestry, 2005 (농림부장관표창)

  • The Award for Research Achievement- Korean Society of Applied Entomology, 2004 (한국응용곤충학회 우수연구자상)

  • The Award for an exemplary official, Korea Forest Service, 2004 (자랑스러운 산림공무원상, 산림청장)

International Congress of Entomology 2022, Helsinki

ICE 2022, symposium 28: Morphology and systematics