Don’t believe everything you have learned at school. I got into design because I could not accept the idea that design is an experiential subject.
Dr. Nam Pyo Suh, the Cross Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has been invited to deliver a special lecture, entitled ‘Challenges of Creating a World’s Leading University’ at UNIST, held on February 17, 2023.
The special lecture, which lasted for an hour and a half, attracted over 100 participants, comprised of faculty, students, and staff members of UNIST. In the first half, Dr. suh introduced his life and research achievements. In the second half, he shared his know-hows in creating a world’s leading university.
The participants enjoyed listening to various interesting episodes. Dr. Suh passionately answered questions during the Q&A, and continued even after the scheduled time.
Meanwhile, Dr. Suh has a deep connection with UNIST. He has been appointed to serve on the UNIST President’s Advisory Council in August 2022. Since then, he has been providing on-going advice and support to help UNIST become an internationally renowned research-driven university that develops ‘First Mover’ technology, cultivate creative leaders, and drive innovation and change in the world with the spirit of ‘First in Change‘.
Dr. Suh has also been invited to this year’s UNIST Commencement ceremony, as a recipient of an honorary doctorate degree. He has been given this honor in recognition of his contribution to UNIST’s growth into one of the world’s top 100 research-oriented universities based on his accumulated experience and know-how through the UNIST President’s Advisory Council.