《Editor’s Note: UNIST has attracted ever-growing worldwide attention due to its capability and promising potential in the next generation of the renewable energy sector, particularly in the secondary battery field. Here is a brief summary of those inspiring stories.》
■ Professor Nam-Soon Choi Named among ‘Women Scientists at the Forefront of Energy Research’ in ACS Energy Letters!
Nam-Soon Choi, Professor in the School of Energy and Chemical Engineering at UNIST was mentioned as one of the women scientists who are at the forefront of energy research in the virtual issue of ACS Energy Letters, published in July 2020.
This is the third part of a series in ACS Energy Letters that recognizes women energy researchers who have published new advances from their laboratories. In this virtual issue, they highlighted contributions from 20 new scientists, including Professor Nam-Soon Choi.
This special edition entails the inspiring stories of these women scientists who are at the forefront of energy research, and this is designed to motivate many young researchers to tackle challenges in clean energy. For more details, please refer to the link below.
[ACS Energy Letters] Women Scientists at the Forefront of Energy Research: A Virtual Issue, Part 3
■ Two UNIST Students Awarded EcoPro Scholarship!
TaeYong Lee (Advisor: Professor Jaephil Cho) and JaeHyun Park (Advisor: Professor Seok Ju Kang) from the School of Energy and Chemical Engineering at UNIST have been awarded the EcoPro Scholarship for 2020. Both nominees were given 5 million KRW each in recognition of their outstanding achievements in the field of secondary batteries.
In October 2020, UNIST received a KRW 10 million endowment from EcoPro Co., Ltd., as part of its plan to set up a scholarship endowment program, namely EcoPro Scholarship. This scholarship program is designed to provide support for students, majoring in Battery Science and Technology within the Department of Energy and Chemical Engineering at UNIST.