No Photo Available

Last Update


This profile was last updated on .

Is this you? Claim your profile.

Wrong Kim Ung-Yong?

Kim Ung-Yong



Get ZoomInfo Grow

+ Get 10 Free Contacts a Month

Please agree to the terms and conditions

I agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. I understand that I will receive a subscription to ZoomInfo Grow at no charge in exchange for downloading and installing the ZoomInfo Contact Contributor utility which, among other features, involves sharing my business contacts as well as headers and signature blocks from emails that I receive.


Background Information

Employment History

Doctor In Civil Engineering

Life Insurance Essential

Adjunct Faculty

Chungbuk National University

Guest Student of Physics

Hanyang University


Hanyang University

University of Chicago

Bachelors of Science



Colorado State University

first doctorate

Colorado State University

Web References (53 Total References)

Kim Ung-Yong - IQ ... [cached]

Kim Ung-Yong - IQ 210

Born in 1963, Kim Ung-Yong started speaking around the time he was just 6 months old. By his 3rd birthday, Kim Ung-Yong could already read English, Korean, Japanese, and German. Later on, he would move to the United States to further his studies, subsequently getting a job at NASA where he worked for almost 10 years. At some point, however, Kim Ung-Yong decided to abandon his NASA career and return to his home country of South Korea to become a teacher.

1. Kim Ung-Yong: Attended ... [cached]

1. Kim Ung-Yong: Attended University at age 4, Ph.D at age 15; world's highest IQ

This Korean super-genius was born in 1962 and might just be the smartest guy alive today (he's recognized by the Guinness Book of World R ecords as having the highest IQ of anyone on the planet).. By the age of four he was already able to read in Japanese, Korean, German, and English. At his fifth birthday, he solved complicated differential and integral calculus problems. Later, on Japanese television, he demonstrated his proficiency in Chinese, Spanish, Vietnamese, Tagalog, German, English, Japanese, and Korean. Kim was listed in the Guinness Book of World R ecords under "Highest IQ"; the book estimated the boy's score at over 210.
Kim was a guest student of physics at Hanyang University from the age of 3 until he was 6. At the age of 7 he was invited to America by NASA. He finished his university studies, eventually getting a Ph.D. in physics at Colorado State University before he was 15. In 1974, during his university studies, he began his research work at NASA and continued this work until his return to Korea in 1978 where he decided to switch from physics to civil engineering and eventually received a doctorate in that field. Kim was offered the chance to study at the most prestigious universities in Korea , but instead chose to attend a provincial university. As of 2007 he also serves as adjunct faculty at Chungbuk National University .

Who Are They? 10 People With the Highest IQ's in The World [cached]

#1 - Kim Ung-Yong (200 IQ)

Not to be confused with Kim Jong-un, the supreme dictator of North Korea,Kim Ung-Yong of South Korea is the smartest person in the entire world. Kim Ung-Yong is 52-years-old today, but was once considered to be quite the child prodigy, hold several IQ records before Guinness dismissed the category. Kim's father was an esteemed professor who taught Kim from a very young age, and he achieved a 200 IQ score at only 4 years old which was around the time my parents stopped making airplane noises while feeding me.
By the time he was five Kim was appearing on television shows worldwide, and was solving differential equations as a parlor trick for guests (as if most people could even verify the answers). In the late 70s, Kim was working with NASA as a Senior Researcher before finally returning to South Korea to lead a normal life; now he works as an associate professor at Shinhan University, and has appeared as one of the '100' in the Korean version of the game show "1 vs.

Can Emotional Intelligence Get You Promoted? – CH Consulting [cached]

Or Kim Ung-Yong, who has an IQ of 210 and spoke fluently at 6 months of age, wrote poetry at age four and was working for NASA by age ten.

Making it to the number 3 ... [cached]

Making it to the number 3 spot is Kim Ung-Yong, who had held the final record for the highest IQ score in the Guinness World Record book at 1990, with a score of at least 200 (this metric was slightly inaccurate, as the test was designed for 7 year olds, while Kim scored 200 at the age of 4 several years previous). It is recorded that Kim began speaking at 6 months, and was a polyglot by 3 years old, writing and speaking in Japanese, Korean, English, and German with ease. He would also go on to write poetry in multiple languages in early childhood. At time of writing he is currently a Korean Civil Engineer, and leads a relatively quiet life. He had previously worked for NASA as a teenager.

Similar Profiles

Other People with this Name

Other people with the name Ung-Yong
City Directory Icon

Browse ZoomInfo's Business Contact Directory by City

People Directory Icon

Browse ZoomInfo's
Business People Directory

Company Directory Icon

Browse ZoomInfo's
Advanced Company Directory