Junseok Chae Wiki – Junseok Chae Biography
Junseok Chae, a professor who has been missing since late March, is now suspected to be the victim of a homicide. Although a local news source had reported early on that Chae’s body was found, it was later changed to indicate that he was not found, but believed to be a victim of a homicide. An investigation is ongoing.
Chae had a 3.9 out of 5 rating on Rate My Professors, with many students saying he was an excellent professor and 90% saying they would have taken a course from him again. One student wrote, in part: “Chae is the best professor I have had from ASU so far and I am a junior… He does a great job of first explaining a topic telling you not to worry about writing anything and just listening then explaining it further in an actual example. Highly recommend Chae.”
Junseok Chae Career
Chae is an electrical engineering professor at Arizona State University’s Tempe campus. He joined the faculty in 2005, The Telegraph reported. According to his LinkedIn bio, he was working as Associate Dean for Research at Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at ASU when he went missing. His LinkedIn bio noted that he had the position for nearly three years, after first joining ASU in 2005 as a professor.
Chae was very successful in his field. According to his ASU bio, he had published more than 150 journal and conference articles, he written a book, and had four U.S. patents. He received a first-place prize at the Design Automation Conference in 2001 and received a National Science Foundation CAREER award for a MEMS protein sensor array, his ASU bio notes.
Junseok Chae ASU
His bio on ASU’s website lists him as being a faculty member at the Tempe campus in the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering. His expertise is listed as including biosensors for point-of-care Technologies and Sensing Systems, remote sensing, and genetic circuits and sensors. His ASU bio notes: “His areas of interests are wearable sensors and actuators, miniaturized biomedical wireless sensors and systems.”
Junseok Chae Education
He has a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, his LinkedIn bio noted. According to his ASU bio, he received his bachelor’s degree in metallurgical engineering from Korea University in Seoul in 1998, his master’s in 2000 from the University of Michigan, and his doctorate in 2003. He was an assistant professor when he first joined ASU in 2005 and was associate dean as of 2020.
Professor Junseok Chae Missing
Chae went missing earlier this year, The Telegraph reported. His case was first investigated on March 25. Details of when he went missing and the circumstances surrounding his disappearance have not yet been shared. Investigators said releasing additional information would put the case at risk, The Telegraph reported.
ASU Professor Homicie Investigations
Officials have said that Junseok Chae is believed to be the victim of homicide, but his body has not yet been found. They are searching a landfill for evidence connected to the professor’s disappearance.
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office told 12 News that evidence led them to the landfill, where they found signs of foul play. Associated Press reported that the professor was presumed dead.
Investigators have said he was the victim of a homicide but have not released any additional information about what led them to this conclusion, AZ Family reported. The landfill is near 195th Avenue and Deer Valley Road in Surprise, Arizona.
Is Missing ASU Professor Junseok Chae Body Found or Not
12 news changed their story after originally reporting that local detectives said Junseok Chae’s body was found at the Northwest Regional Landfill in Surprise, Arizona on Wednesday, May 13. The news source later said his body was not found, but the landfill was being searched for evidence.
Other local news sources never confirmed that a body was found, but have said that authorities believe the professor is a victim of a homicide. Heavy has contacted the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office for clarification.
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