Sang Ho YI
Dr. Yi, an Executive Vice President of POSCO was born in Seoul, South Korea in 1961. He graduated from the department of Metallurgical Engineering of Korea University in 1982 and received Master’s degree from the same department in 1985. He joined the Technical Research Lab, POSCO in 1985 as a researcher in iron-making and received Ph.D. in POSTECH in 1998.
In 2007, the first commercial FINEX plant started its successful operation which he has contributed as the Technology Group Leader of FINEX R&D Project (2007~2010). Returning to Poslab, he led the Iron-making Research Group (2011~2014). Since 2015, he has been taking charge of FINEX R&D Project and setting up milestones such as the quality improvements of coal briquettes, the advanced hot DRI compacting system, cokeless operations and etc.
2015~ : Executive Vice President of FINEX R&D Project, POSCO
2011 : Iron-making & FINEX Research Group Leader of Poslab, POSCO
2007 : Technology Group Leader of FINEX R&D Project, POSCO
1998 : Ph. D in Materials Science and Engineering, POSTECH
1985 : Researcher, Technical Research Lab., POSCO
1985 : M.A. in Metallurgical Engineering, Korea University
1982 : B.A. in Metallurgical Engineering, Korea University