Chang-Wook Lee


Division of Science Education,

Department of Smart Regional Innovation

Kangwon National University 1 

Kangwondaehak-gil, Chuncheon-si, 

Gangwon-do 24341, Republic of Korea 

Tel : +82-33-250-6731 

Fax : +82-33-259-5600

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Sep. 2003. – Aug. 2009.

Ph.D. (Remote sensing) : Earth System Sciences, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea.

Paper: Time Series InSAR Techniques for Mapping Surface Deformation on the Augustine and Seguam Volcanoes in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska 

Major Research Field : Monitoring of time series displacement using satellite image

Mar. 2000. – Aug. 2002.

M.S. (Remote sensing) : Earth System Sciences, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea. 

Paper: Estimation of Ground Subsidence Rate in Reclaimed Land by L-band JERS-1 SAR 

Major Research Field: Estimation of Ground Subsidence Rate in Reclaimed Land by lader interfering technique

Mar. 1993. – Feb. 2000.

B.S. (Geology) : Geology, Kangwon National University, Gangwon-do, Korea. 

Experience Summary

Sep. 2022. – Now

Professor, Kangwon National University, Gangwon-do, Korea 

Sep. 2019. – Aug. 2022.

Associate professor, Kangwon National University, Gangwon-do, Korea 

Feb. 2015. – Aug. 2019.           

Assistant professor, Kangwon National University, Gangwon-do, Korea 

Sep. 2012. – Feb. 2015.      

Weather researcher, National Institute of Meteorological Research, Jeju, Korea 

Sep. 2011. – Aug. 2012.       

Researcher professor, University of Seoul, Geoinfoematics, Seoul, Korea 

Sep. 2009. – Aug. 2011.      

Postdoctoral researcher, (U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)) 

 → Monitoring of Precise Time Series Surface Displacement Using the Latest Radar Interferometry SBAS and PSInSAR 

Sep. 2005. – Oct. 2006.   

Visiting scientist, (USGS National Center for Earth Resources Observation and Science) 

 → Monitoring of geological disasters using DInSAR technique, 

 → Monitoring on the surface displacements of the Alaska Augustine volcanic island 

Mar. 2003. – Feb. 2006. / Mar. 2007. – Aug. 2009.    

Researcher, Natural Science Research Institute of Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

Professional association

2023 - Dean, Office of Research Affairs

2022 - Vice Dean, Office of Research Affairs

2021 -   GeoAI Data Society / Finance Director

2021 -   Frontiers in Remote Sensing / Editor

2021 -   The Korean Society of Remote Sensing / Co-Editor-in-Chief

2021 -   The Korean Society of Economic and Environmental Geology / Expert Adviser

2020 -  Remote Sensing /Guest Editor

2019 -   Seoul Institute of Technology / Evaluator

2018 -   National Geographic Information Institute / Evaluator

2018 -  National Research Foundation of Korea / Expert Adviser

2017 -  The Korean Society of Remote Sensing / Editor

2008 -  The Korean Society of Remote Sensing / Editor

2005 -  IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society Member


1) Awarded International Research Internship Scholarship by Korea Research Foundation (2005) 

2) Visiting Scientist matching fund awarded on U.S. Geological Survey (2005) 

3) Awarded best poster paper award by Korea Society of Geoenvironmental and Geological Engineering (2006) 

4) International Symposium on Remote Sensing 2007, Award & Excellent Contestant (Student Prize Paper 

Competition) (2007) 

5) Awarded best paper of graduate student of Yonsei University (2008) 

6) Project based award for PhD. Student on Korea Research Foundation (2009) 

7) Performance Bonus award from ASRC Research and Technology Solutions (2011) 

8) Awarded Outstanding Professor for Students on Kangwon National University Students Council (2020) 

9) Awarded academic achievement of the Korean Society of Remote Sensing (2020)

10) Distinguished Research Award from Kangwon National University (2023)


1) Lee S.-R, Choi J.-K, and C.-W. Lee (2015): Geological application of remote sensing, ISBN(9791185861173), 214p.

2) Zhong Lu, Hyung-Sup Jung, Lei Zhang, Wonjin Lee, Chang-Wook Lee and Dan Dzurisin, (2012) Advances in Mapping from Aerospace Imagery: Techniques and Applications 

3) Lee, C.-W., Z. Lu, H.-S. Jung, J.-S. Won, and D. Dzurisin (2011): Surface deformation of Augustine Volcano 1992-2005 from multiple-interferogram processing using a refined small baseline subset (SBAS)Interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR) approach, chap. 18 of Power, J.A., Coombs, M.L., and Freymueller, J.T., eds., The 2006 eruption of Augustine Volcano, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper, 2010-1769, 453-465.

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