Do Kyung Kim of Business Administration at UNIST has been honored with the 2016 Talent Award of Korea on November 24, 2016.
The Talent Award of Korea is an award bestowed by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education of Korea from 2014. It recognizes those individuals who have performed exemplary talents or outstanding meritorious service. Every year, the award goes to 100 university and high school students who became distinguished in certain fields through effort, challenging spirits and creativity.
Do Kyung Kim, the co-creator of the student-led venture team, Pedaling has won the award for developing an e-learning mobile application, entitled ‘Harugawe (Daily Private Lessons)’. This award winning eLearning mobile application facilitates an active and engaged learning environment both in and out of the classroom. With this application, students can easily access a wide variety of resources to aid in their studies.
Moreover, the team, led by a highly-skilled team of six UNIST students, has been also singularly successful in attracting a substantial volumn of foreign investments. Thier goal for this project is to advance into the Chinese market.
The award ceremony took place in Sejong Center on the 24th of November, 2016. Four students from Ulsan have been selected for this year’s Korea Young Talent Award, each to receive Minister Prize. These recipients include two high school students and two university students: JungYoonn Yoon (Ulsan Foreign Language High School), WonHyuk Choi (Ulsan Science High School), Do Kyung Kim (UNIST), and HyungJoon Kim (Hyundai Heavy Industries).