Prof Heesun Chung CBE

Graduate School of Analytical Science & Technology
Chungnam National University

Dr Heesun Chung is a Dean and Professor of the Graduate School of Analytical Science and Technology, Chungnam National University, Korea.  She was the Director General of the National Forensic Service (formally National Institute of Scientific Investigation), Korea from 2008 to 2012.

She was the president of The International Association of Forensic Sciences (IAFS) and is the 13th President for the International Association of Forensic Toxicologists (TIAFT). She is also on the Editorial board for Forensic Science International and Forensic Toxicologists.

Dr Chung has presented findings at numerous international meetings and symposia. For last five years, 50 articles have been published at the International and national journals.  

Dr Chung was awarded many awards including, a Commander of the most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE), a medal for the distinguished service by the Korean government and the most outstanding Woman Scientist award from the Ministry of Science and Technology.