Dr. CHOI obtained a master and Ph.D. degree from Hanyang university by researching "Applying case based reasoning approach for spatial analysis" and "Analysis of location changes of ICT firm's inter-regional movement" in urban planning. After that, he worked at urban information research center and research group for mass transit reform in Seoul Institute and policy research center in Korea Local Information research and Development(KLID) until 2006. From 2006, he participated in the various national projects and researches on urban development and housing statistics and related spatial policy support systems in Korea Land and Housing corporation(LH).
His current interest is Spatial Big Data for the Smart Cities in Developing Countries and Urban Spatial Measures for UN Sustainable Development Goal 11. Making Cities and Human Settlement using the FOSS4G.