• About KRIHS
  • Organization

The organization of KRIHS is composed of the Board of Directors, Research Advisory Council, President, Vice-President, Architecture & Urban Research Institute, five divisions, and eighteen centers.

Sakong Hosang /
Geospatially Enabled Society Research Division

Tel : 044-960-0559 / Fax : 044-211-4770
Research Areas
Geospatial Information Policy


• 2002 University of Seoul, Ph. D.(Urban Planning)
• 1991 Seoul National University, Master (Urban Planning)
• 1986 Yeungnam University (Civil Engineering)


• 2013~2015 Director, Geospatial Information Research Center, KRIHS
• 2014~2015 President, Korea Association of Geographic Information Science
• 2014~2017 Member, National Geospatial Information Committee

Major Articles / books / Reports

• A Study on the generation national spatial information strategy for intelligent information society
• A study on policy direction for geospatial information in a Hyper-connected Society
• Establishment of Korean spatial data infrastructure model and study of globalization strategy
• Strategies of NGIS preparation for paradigm shift in geospatial information