《Editor’s Note: UNIST has attracted considerable public attention recently, as its name was mentioned in both media and academic events. We, thus, have compiled for you three inspiring stories of our faculty members who are doing splendid work in their respective fields.》
■ Professor Kyung A Son (Department of Chemistry, UNIST) Presented with Commendation for Person of Merit for Community Development
Professor Kyung A Son has been given a commendation for a person of merit for community development from Ulsan city.
On December 8, Ulsan city conferred Ulsan Mayor’s commendation to 34 people of merit who have contributed significantly on the five areas of development, which includes economic development, revitalization of lifelong education, and cultivation of local talents. Professor Son has been given this honor in recognition of her contribution towards the development of university education and strengthening educational capabilities.
An official from Ulsan City said, “I am deeply grateful to the citizens who took the lead for the development of the local community and the harmony of the residents with a strong sense of duty and a spirit of service.”
■ Professor Yunwoo Jung (Department of Design, UNIST) Delivered Special Lecture at the Land, Infrastructure and Transport Technology Fair 2021
Professor Yunwoon Jung from the Department of Design at UNIST delivered a special lecture at the Land Infrastructure and Transport Technology Fair 2021.
Hosted by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, the event took place online from December 8 to 10, 2021. The fair took place under the theme of “Carbon Neutral, New Opportunities for Land Transport Technology.”
During the course of the event, Professor Jung and his team showcased their hyperloop station design, which was displayed at the Dubai Expo 2020. For those interested in learning more about the topic, may visit the official YouTube channel of the Land Infrastructure and Transport Technology Fair 2021.
■ Professor Hoi Ri Moon (Department of Chemistry, UNIST) Appeared in the ‘2021 She Did It’ Campaign by WISET!
Hoi Ri Moon, Professor of Chemistry at UNIST was recently featured in a new campaign by the Center for Women in Science, Engineering, and Technology (WISET). This campaign, entitled ‘She Did It’ celebrates women who have carved a niche for themselves in the field of science. Professor Moon was introduced as the 47th female scientist who shaped the field of science through her hard work and determination. The interview with Professor Moon can be found in the link below.