Mass Eurasian migration back into Africa, revealed by 4500-year-old skeleton
An international team of researchers, affiliated with UNIST has recently announced that they have successfully extracted and sequenced DNA from a 4,500 year-old Ethiopian skull found in highlands in Ethiopia. The findings, published in the... Read More
Water that stays liquid far below its normal freezing point
Water is an unusual liquid with many odd properties. On the Celsius scale, pure water typically freezes at 0 degrees (32 degrees Fahrenheit) and boils at 100 degrees (212 degrees Fahrenheit). However, liquid water can still remain liquid fa... Read More
UNIST has risen to 16th position in the QS World University Rankings 2015-16
Established in 2009, UNIST has grown to become a world-class university, with a rapidly growing reputation for its research quality and impact across a wide range of discipline fields. According to a recent report based on Scopus data and S... Read More
Prof. Kyung Rok Kim's team wins poster award at IEEE NANO 2015
A team of researchers at UNIST, led by Prof. Kyung Rok Kim (School of Electrical and Computer Engineering) has pioneered in developing a new class of semiconductor device that is faster and more energy efficient. According to the team, this... Read More
Large-scale Self-powered electronics may be the future.
While triboelectric nanogenerator (TENG) has been proven as a promising device in energy harvesting and self-powered sensing, there still remains one important issue associated with large-scale production of practical self-powered devices.... Read More
Design breakthrough: Any form of batteries on any objects
On July 15, a team of reseachers at UNIST, led by Prof. Sang-Young Lee have discovered a new class of printable solid-state Lithium-ion batteries (as referred as PRISS Batteries) that can exist on almost any surface. According to the resear... Read More
Receiving the Minister's Award, granted by MOTIE
A UNIST researcher Dr. Guntae Kim (School of Energy and Chemical Engineering) has been honoured with the Minister’s Award, granted by the Ministry of Industry Trade and Energy (MOTIE). This was awarded to him on July 10, 2015 at the 1... Read More
Next generation membrane material for high-power, fast-charging lithium-ion batteries
A major study of advanced membranes for energy applications by researchers at UNIST introduced a revolutionary separator membrane for high-performance rechargeable batteries that are fast-charging, long-lasting, and inexpensive. The finding... Read More
New imaging technique to provide the first atomic-scale images of colloidal nanoparticles.
Nanoparticles are one of the basic building blocks for next generation materials. New research findings announced this week has brought new insight into the structural and mechanical properties of colloidal nanoparticles. A multi-istitution... Read More
Witnessing triangular hole growth processes in hBN monolayers.
2D layered materials, such as graphene and hexagonal boron nitride (h-BN) have attracted significant attention for potential applications in 2D materials due to their excellent thermal and mechanical properties. Moreover, hBN, also known as... Read More