David G. Churchill is a full professor in the Department of Chemistry at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). He is an adjunct professor in the KAIST Institute for Health Sciences and serves as Head of the International Faculty Council at KAIST. His current research interests relate to main group synthetic chemistry and dementia research; his publications have recently focused on chemosensing and porphyrinoid chemistry. He has created and (co)organized the biannual International Symposium of Molecular Neurodegenerative Disease Research (ISMNDR) at KAIST (Korea, Daejeon), which was initiated in 2012. He has given seminars worldwide, published more than 120 articles in peer-reviewed journals, and has an H-index of 31. In 2017, he served as an associate visiting professor at IIT Technion in Haifa, Israel.