Writer|Joo Hyeon Heo |Public Relations Team
[WHY UNIST] Prof. Jong Beom Baek, School of Energy and Chemical Engineering
“UNIST is a global center of scientific and technological excellence with its outstanding facilities and talented professors,” says Dr. Jong-Beom Baek, School of Energy and Chemical Engineering. For future students considering a degree at U... Read More
Korea’s largest scale Personal Genome Project to sequence 10,000 people and patients
The Ulsan 10,000 Genome Project, dubbed “Genome Korea in Ulsan”, officially launched in Ulsan on November 25th, 2015. The project’s consortium includes Ulsan Metropolitan City, the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST),... Read More
An early and cost-effective method for diagnosing Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is one of the most well-known and common form of dementia. It is also a progressive, degenerative brain disease whose cause is not fully understood, however, amyloid-β (Aβ) peptides, metal ions and reactive ox... Read More
Advancing safety culture throughout the entire UNIST campus and community
UNIST is committed to providing a safe research environment for its staffs, students, and researchers. Earlier today, UNIST signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Ulsan Jungbu Fire Station to pledge mutual support for one another i... Read More
Securing foreign brains to fuel the nation's economic growth.
Prof. KwangSoo Kim appeared on YTN Science documentary channel.
Story of UNIST’s strategy to attract and secure top talents has been introduced in a documentary program by YTN Science on Thursday, November 5th, as one of the great examples that will further boost national competitiveness in the er... Read More
President Mooyoung Jung spells out UNIST's future directions.
The future directions of UNIST have been outlined in the KBS program “Issue & People”, which was broadcasted on Monday, November 16, 2015. During the interview with Issue & People, UNIST President Mooyoung Jung spelled o... Read More
The 5th TEDxUNIST: "The Tail Wags the Dog"
Small trivial things should never be negligible, as great things almost always start small and insignificant. Your knowledge, your experience, and your mind – these are all those small, simple actions that are put together to make a great d... Read More
Pledging mutual support for one another in the pursuit of excellence in nuclear energy related R&D
On November 5, UNIST signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Korea Nuclear International Cooperation Foundation (KONIKOF) to pledge mutual support for one another in the pursuit of excellence in nuclear security education and nuclea... Read More
Supporting the scholarly communication of scholars and students at UNIST
The ScholarWorks@UNIST has been selected as one of the best Open Access Korea (OAK) institutional repositories for overall value among Korean universities by the National Library of Korea. Moreover, for its exceptional work and dedication,... Read More
New materials, designed to mimic the sensing capabilities of human fingertips.
Taking a big step towards adding a sense of touch to prosthetic limbs and other medical devices.
Researchers have long been interested in the technology of artificial skins. Although previous studies have introduced an assortment of electronic skin (e-skin) elements, none of them were able to detect both pressure and heat with a high d... Read More