Transition from a state-run university to a government-funded research institute
On April 23, the first session of the Preparatory Commission for the law for the status change of UNIST was held in the Board Room located on the 22 floor of the S-Tower, Seoul. The meeting was attended by the members of UNIST Preparatory C... Read More
Dr. Hyun-Soon Lee, Vice Chairman of Doosan Infracore Co. Ltd.
On April 21, the second Board of Directors meeting was held at UNIST. At this meeting, the Board elected Dr. Hyun-Soon Lee, Vice Chairman of Doosan Infracore Co. Ltd. as the 6th Chairman of the UNIST Board of Directors. Dr. Lee will serve h... Read More
Wireless smart sensors to help spur the next revolution in health care
In recent years, flexible sensor has attracted much of the attention in the tech industry over the past years. Transparent electrodes, for instance, have been widely used in things like touch screens, flat-screen TVs, solar cells, and light... Read More
[WHY UNIST] Dr. Jae Sung Lee, Vice President of Academic Affairs
“UNIST is one of the top universities in the world,” says Dr. Jae Sung Lee who is the Vice President of Academic Affairs and also a Professor of Energy and Chemical Engineering at UNIST. For future students considering a degree... Read More
A research team, led by Professor Robert J. Mitchell secures 1.4 million USD research funding for the next 3 years.
On March 30, a team of UNIST researchers announced that they may have found a way to combat bacteria-associated infections in humans. This study is a collaboration amongest three scientists from the School of Life Sciences, including Profes... Read More
"We hope to strengthen the country's global competitiveness through this partnership."
On April 16, UNIST signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR), an institute that boasts the largest collection preservation facilities in Asia to pledge mutual support for one another i... Read More
[Faculty Interview] Dr. Guntae Kim (School of Energy and Chemical Engineering)
Fossil fuels, such as oil, coal, and natural gas are the world’s primary energy source and used today by most industrialized and developing countries. However, when overcomsumption takes place, these energy source can lead to environm... Read More
UNIST and Naver agree to support for one another in the pursuit of excellence in research and education
On April 8, UNIST signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with NAVER Corporation, Korea’s premier Internet company to pledge mutual support for one another in the pursuit of excellence in research and education. The ceremony was at... Read More
Discussing ways to strengthen cooperation in student exchange and research cooperation
UNIST President Moo Je Cho visited ETH Zürich and École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland’s two federal institutes of technology, ranked in the top 20 universities worldwide. During his stay in Switzerland, Presid... Read More
UNIST, working toward developing 'smart' anticancer drugs
On March 18, a team of UNIST and DGMIF researchers announced they have developed a new “smart” cancer therapy they hope may be a breakthrough in treating cancer cells. This study is a collaboration among scientists, including Pr... Read More