Im Song Jin

Professor, Doctor

Head of Nonlinear Optics Laboratory, Institute of Optics, Faculty of Physics

Im Song Jin

Im Song Jin was born in Moranbong District, Pyongyang, on July 13th, 1977. He graduated from Pyongyang Middle School No. 1. He finished the undergraduate course in the Faculty of Physics, Kim Il Sung University, in 2000, and took a postgraduate course later.

He began his teaching career in the Faculty of Physics in 2002 and is now the head of a laboratory. He was awarded the February 16th Science and Technology Prize twice in 2017 and 2021, and the 2021 National Top Scientist and Technician Prize.

He co-authored "Progress in Nonlinear Nano-Optics" published by Springer, Germany in January, 2015. He has published some 40 significant research papers so far including the ones in Physical Review B and Nano Letters.

He pioneered the field of non-linear optics in the DPRK and raised it up to the world level. He is active as a scientific referee in Optical Society (OSA), Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), Nature Publisher, Springer Publisher and Elsevier Publisher.

He has supervised three doctoral dissertations of young researchers in their twenties and many other dissertations.

His research results were highly appreciated by the respected Comrade Kim Jong Un.