Jung-Ik Ha (S’97–M’01–SM’12-F’18) was born in Korea in 1971. He received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, in 1995, 1997, and 2001, respectively. From 2001 to 2002, he was a Researcher in Yaskawa Electric Co., Japan. From 2003 to 2008, he worked for Samsung Electronics Co., Korea as a Senior and Principal Engineer. From 2009 to 2010, he was a Chief Technology Officer, LS Mechapion Co., Korea. Since 2010, he has been in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea, where he is now an Associate Professor. He was a visiting scholar at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA, USA.
His research interests include circuits and control in high efficiency and integrated electric energy conversions for various industrial fields.