KwangWoo Nam received the master degree and the Ph.D. degree in the Department of Geographical Information System from Pusan National University in February 1998 and August 2001, respectively. From 2002 to 2003, he had visited Virginia Tech as a Post-Doc, where he had researched GIS Applications with Dr. Dymond. Since March 2003, he is a professor at KyungSung University. He is teaching onUrban planning, Smart City Planning, Urban Development, and Urban Statistics and Analysis. From 2016, he has operated a living lab at Haeundae IOT Testbed supported by the Ministry of Science and Technology.
He serves as a member of urban planning committee, information policy committee, and traffic impact assessment committee in Busan Metropolitan City, Korea. He is the chairman of the Busan Smart City Strategic Planning Committee.