Wan Doo KIM is a distinguished research fellow of Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials (KIMM), and a professor of University of Science and Technology. He was a former vice president of KIMM, a former president of Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers (KSME). He got his B.S, M.S and Ph.D degrees from the Department of Mechanical Engineering in Seoul National University. He has accomplished outstanding research achievements in the fields of nature-inspired technology and biomimetics. He has been active as a leader of this field and founded International Symposium on Nature-Inspired Technology (ISNIT) in 2006. Also, he is active in international cooperation in biomimetics.