Dong Kwun Kim - Chief Engineer, LGP
Mr. Kim is Chief Engineer, Director of Technical and Project Management, for the Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office. His responsibilities include overseeing the innovation and technology evaluations for all projects submitted under the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act of 2009. Currently, over 100 projects and loan applications ranging from multi-billion dollar nuclear facilities to small independent renewable energy initiatives are under review by his organization.
Mr. Kim has been a senior project manager with over 20 years leading and managing successful complex engineering and technological development programs. As Federal Project Director to the Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management, he successfully achieved NRC certification of licensing support network for the Yucca Mountain Project enabling the submittal of the Yucca Mountain Repository License Application in June 2007. Mr. Kim was a senior policy advisor to numerous Program Secretarial Officers appointed during Clinton administration. He past experience also includes work for the U.S Department of Navy as a senior project engineer.
Mr. Kim has a M.S. in Environmental Engineering from George Washington University, a master’s of Environmental Management, also from George Washington University, Washington, DC, and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Maryland. He is a graduate of the Federal Executive Institute, Charlottesville, Virginia.