Kwangryang Chung has experience in the structural design and analysis of many major commercial and residential projects, both in his native Korea as well as abroad. He earned his Ph.D in Architectural Engineering from Korea University, one of Korea’s oldest institutions of higher education. Based in Seoul, Dr. Chung has been the President of DONGYANG Structural Engineers Co., Ltd. since 1995. Prior to coming to DONGYANG, he worked as a Project Engineer at Hyundai E&C (Structural) and as an Engineer at Shin Jong Soon Structural Institute
Under his leadership, DONGYANG has grown to be one of the leading structural engineering firms in Korea. His particular expertise is in the design and analysis of tall buildings, the development of techniques for optimizing the size and weight of structural steel and reinforced concrete, and the use of long spans and spatial structures.He is also the current Chairman of CTBUH Korea.
DONGYANG's expertise is in the structural design of corporate offices, banking and financial institutions, government buildings, health care facilities, airports, sports facilities, residential buildings and industrial facilities.
DONGYANG has attained a predominant role in optimizing structural design and the analysis of high-rise buildings considering aspects of construction and economy. The firm is also pioneering the use of structural BIM technology in Korea, and it is an officially registered safety inspection company with the Ministry of Construction and Transportation in Korea