Dr Byongug Jeong currently works as a Lecturer of Marine Engineering while teaching and researching various types of marine systems across technical, environmental and safety perspectives. Prior to this role, he worked at the Korean Register as a marine surveyor for over six and half years. During this time, he had the following commitments/responsibilities: Drawing approvals of cargo vessels and engine systems / Contribution to updating maritime rules and regulations for ships and engines / R&D on engine systems applicable to commercial vessels focusing on regulation, design and feasibility / Training junior staff and providing technical consultancy to clients for marine systems and regulations. He also worked at Hyundai Merchant Marine Co. Ltd, over three years, as a marine engineer on board five merchant ships: an LNG carrier, two container ships and two bulk carriers. His experience, therefore, is wide-ranging from looking after on-board machinery to classification related work, which is an essential element to cultivating seagoing marine engineers. He presently serves as the president of Europe-Korea Marine and Ocean Engineers Association (EKMOA).