Dr. Shin is a research fellow and the director of International Law and Conflict Resolution Department at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies. He is also the director of the Asan Nuclear Policy and Technology Center. He specializes in dispute settlement, law of the sea, international environmental law, and international humanitarian law. He has taught public international law, international organizations, international economic law and the law of the sea as a lecturer at Seoul National University and Myongji University. He has been an active participant in international conferences held at the International Maritime Organization and is a member of the Compliance Group established by the 1996 London Protocol to the Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter. He received a B.S. from the Electrical Engineering Department and an L.L.M from the School of Law at Seoul National University, and a D.Phil. from the University of Oxford.