A lecture on the emerging technologies of blockchains and cryptocurrencies and their applications was held in the Educational Support Building (W8) on May 29. The event was jointly organized by KAIST club Signal and startup company BlockOdyssey. The lecture, titled “The Present and Future of Blockchains and Cryptocurrencies”, was delivered by KAIST School of Electrical Engineering grad
Professor Hee Tak Kim, alongside a research team from the Advanced Battery Center, successfully developed a donut-shaped lithium sulfide anode that can be used to produce a long-lasting, high-energy-density lithium-sulfur battery.
The opening ceremony of the project “Youngjae Kium”, supervised by the Ministry of Education, took place on May 12. “Youngjae Kium” is a project that supports talent-focused education for students who are not able to reach their potential due to socioeconomic barriers.
On May 30, Dong Hun Kim — the representative of Handstudio — visited the Startup KAIST Studio for a lunch talk titled, “A Story of a Company that Dreams of a 0% Resignation Rate over Sales of 10 Billion”.
Voices of protest rose in the student community as news of President Sung-Chul Shin’s announcement of the establishment of the School of Transdisciplinary Sciences and Engineering at the second meeting for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Human Resources Committee spread.
The second public hearing on the proposed School of Transdisciplinary Sciences and Engineering (TSE) received heavy criticism from students. After negotiations were completed, the third public hearing on TSE was held on May 21.
Amidst the chaos of the various problems regarding the upcoming Department of Transdisciplinary Sciences and Engineering (TSE), President Sung-Chul Shin and other school officials held the “President’s Meeting with Undergraduate Students” to discuss the most pertinent issues suggested by KAIST students.
The season of rejuvenation is well underway, but here in Korea, it is also the season of health warnings and daily masks. Rather than getting out to breathe the fresh air and witness the oncoming of spring, advice to keep outdoor activities to a minimum dominates citizens’ consciousness.
The efforts between North and South Korea have culminated into the 2018 Inter-Korean summit on April 27 when President Moon and Kim, along with several other high-ranking officials, met the Joint Security Area of Panmunjeom beyond the de facto border.