Placed 50th place on the list of the top 100 world-leading institutions for high-quality science.
Recognized by Nature, the world's most highly cited interdisciplinary science journal.
UNIST has climbed up world reputation rankings, according to the Nature Index 2016 Rising Stars supplement, published in the July 28 edition of the journal Nature. The Nature Index 2016 Rising Stars supplement identifies the countries and i... Read More
Prof. Kyung-Tai Min selected for MSIP-supported Leading Researcher Program
Contributing to the nation's economy and the development of new technologies.
A new study, affiliated with UNIST is expected to open a possible new route for treatment of diseases caused by abnormal proteins, as well as neurodegenerative diseases. Professor Kyung-Tai Min of Life Sciences at UNIST has been awarded a s... Read More
The 1st International Symposium on Hyperloop, Held at UNIST on July 21st, 2016.
Futuristic Transportation System: Imagine Seoul to Busan in 16 minutes.
Imagine one could make a train trip from Seoul to Busan in about 16 minutes. This may sound implausible, but a team of researchers at UNIST are developing core technologies to produce a new form of futuristic transportation to bring that dr... Read More
Persuading the body's immune system to detect and destroy cancer cells.
Immunotherapy has been seen as one of the greatest advances in cancer treatment, as it stimulates the body’s own immune system to detect and destroy cancer cells, while leaving healthy cells unscathed. A new study, led by Prof. Sebyun... Read More
Advancing commercialization of all-solid-state technologies.
Sodium-ion batteries (SIBs), despite being a most attractive candidate for such large-scale applications due to the worldwide abundance and low cost of Na resources, have several grievous flaws. Materials innovation in solid electrolytes is... Read More
Learning from insect swarming: Reconfigure active particles to self organize into dynamic patterns
A new study by an international team of researchers, affiliated with UNIST has announced that they have succeeded in demonstarting control over the interactions occurring among microscopic spheres, which cause them to self-propel into swarm... Read More
Professor Jong-Beom Baek has been selected as '2018 Nation's Top 14 Most Innovative R&D Projects'.
Every year, the Korean Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP) singles out a significant development or achievement as the National Research and Development Projects of the Year. The recent breakthrough by Professor Jong-Beom Ba... Read More
Securing a research grant of KRW 17 billion for the next seven years.
On July 7, 2016, UNIST has been selected for Advanced Research Center Project by the Korean Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP) and National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF). This year, two of UNIST research centers for Ch... Read More
Inspiration from the natural world: Boosting flexible electronics
With increased study of bio-adhesives, a significant effort has been made in search for novel adhesives that will combine reversibility, repeated usage, stronger bonds and faster bonding time, non-toxic, and more importantly be effective in... Read More
Prof. Jeong's DHE team named "2016 Spark Spring Concept Competition" finalists
A UNIST design team, led by Prof. Yunwoo Jung (School of Design and Human Engineering) has announced that two of its design concepts, ‘Sea-Cat’ and ‘Tilting Umbrella’ have been selected as finalists in the prestigiou... Read More