Two UNIST students in the School of Business Administration have been honored with the 2017 Talent Award of Korea on November 31, 2017.
The Talent Award of Korea is an award bestowed by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education of Korea since 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.
This award is given to Dong Gi Lee received the award in recognition of his active reserach activities in the field of internet governance. The term Internet Governance can be defined as the evolving policies and mechanisms under which the Internet community’s many stakeholders make decisions about the development and use of the Internet.
Another recipient, JongBeom Kim in the School of Energy and Chemical Engineering at UNIST was given this award in recognition of his active participation in the future development of the energy sector both at home and abroad. JongBeom has demonstrated his research capacity by winning the Best Paper Award by the Korean Institute of Electrical and Electronic Material Engineers in 2015. Last year, he has also won the best award at the Design Contest for the Other 90% and awarded the second place prize from the ‘Go Green in the City’ competition, sponsored by Schneider Electric.
The award ceremony took place in Sejong Center for the Performing Arts on November 31, 2017. 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 three university students: SungMin Kim (Ulsan Art High School), GunWoo Choi (Ulsan Jeil High School), Jung Hyun Kim (University of Ulsan), Dong Gi Lee (UNIST), and JongBeom Kim (Energy and Chemical Engineering).