UNIST is pleased to announce that Professor Gun-Ho Kim, a distinguished member of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the founder of RecensMedical Inc., has been bestowed with a commendation from the Minister of Science and ICT (MSIT) at the 2023 Science and Technology Promotion Merit Commendation Presentation Ceremony, held at the El Tower in Yangjae on May 2, 2023.
This prestigious event was co-hosted by the Korea Industrial Technology Association (KOITA) and the Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIT) to honor individuals who have made significant contributions to the advancement of science and technology in the industrial field.
Receiving this commendation is a remarkable achievement in the field of science and technology, and it serves as a testament to Professor Kim’s dedication and hard work in advancing medical technology. In particular, his contribution to the development of precision cooling technology is expected to have a positive impact on the medical industry, as it appears to have the potential to revolutionize the treatment of various conditions, including anesthesia, inflammation, and autoimmune diseases.
Through his leadership at RecensMedical Inc., Professor Kim has introduced innovative medical devices, like TargetCool, a non-contact type cooling device for pain relief and cryogenic procedures, and thus won the $5 Million Export Tower Award, last year. His exceptional achievements have established him as a leading figure in the field of low-temperature cooling and a worthy recipient of this commendation.