A team of five students from KAIST and Inha University has won the first prize in the INFORMS O. R. & Analytics Student Team Competition (ORATC), held by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), one of the most prestigious institutes in industrial engineering and
Professor Jung Inkyung, from the Department of Biological Sciences, and Professor Bing Ren, from the Ludwig Institute of Cancer Research, collaborated on a project that has successfully decoded three-dimensional genomic maps of human tissue. The research team analyzed genomic maps for 27 different r
The KAIST Coin Karaoke has released the spring semester survey results regarding the operation and maintenance of the KAIST Coin Karaoke. The survey collected opinions from a total of 125 students and revealed the public opinion on the effectiveness of the new features and further improvements to be
The School of Humanities and Social Sciences has launched a new “innovative education project” named the Da Vinci Point project, which aims to encourage and reward partaking in art-specific activities for all undergraduate students. The mission of the program is to create opportunities for “art-rela
On October 4, KAIST and Seongnam city in Gyeonggi Province reached an agreement to further their efforts to nurture AI researchers in the city. The deal furthers AI-focused collaboration between KAIST and Seongnam.The deal consists of the establishment of an “AI Graduate School Seongnam Research Cen
On October 10, the lecture “Time for Self-Compassion” was held in the KAIST Center for High-Performance Integrated Systems Building (N26) by Professor Kyung-Uk Lee from the Catholic University of Korea. The lecture was part of the program of the “Contemplative Science Lecture Series” hosted by the C
On August 26, KAIST held a ceremony for the establishment of Korea’s first Graduate School of Convergence Security. Being part of the 14 universities that participated in the “Competitive Security Project for Convergence Security in Regional Strategy Industry” — which began in March and ended in May
This August, two more research groups have been designated as KAIST cross-generation collaborative research labs. Professor Sun Chang Kim’s Biodesign Engineering Laboratory in the Department of Biological Sciences and Professor Yong-Hee Lee’s Nano Photonics Laboratory in the Department of Physics ha
From August 20 to 22, the KAIST Center for Industrial Future Strategy (KCIFS) hosted the First Research Workshop on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The workshop addressed the new challenges and shifts brought by the Fourth Industrial Revolution and their impacts on economy, politics, and entreprene
On September 10, an information and question session was held by the Academic Planning Team regarding the newly introduced Stipend program for graduate students, which has had a year-long testing period and officially started this month. The program was conceived last year to address the high number
A research team led by Professor Steve Park’s research group has successfully developed an artificial skin technology that exhibits low hysteresis and high uniformity. Professor Park, from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, collaborated with research groups led by Professor Jung Ki
On September 15, the KAIST Undergraduate Association (UA) uploaded a post on their Facebook page regarding the school’s policy of menstrual leave, containing information on the policy’s establishment, usage, necessity, and promotion. However, many found the post’s wording and usage of data inappropr
On September 17, KAIST held the “KAIST Core Tech Transfer Day” to share four of its most cutting-edge technologies to domestic companies at the Convention and Exhibition Center (COEX) in Seoul.KAIST holds the annual event to share top technologies directly related to leading industries in Korea to e
On September 18, opening celebrations for the establishment of the School of Transdisciplinary Studies (STS) were held. After the initial announcement in 2017, the proposal for the STS, under its previous title as the School of Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering (TSE), received sustained crit
For the 17th KAIST-POSTECH Science War (Kapo-Jeon), KAIST ended the match with a score of 2:5. The event was hosted by KAIST this year and lasted from September 20 to 21. It included seven competing categories over the course of two days, in the order of Hacking, Soccer, AI, E-sports, Baseball, Scie
Starting from 2019 Fall, HSS151 and HSS152, courses commonly referred to as Korean 3 and Korean 4, are now mandatory instead of Korean 1 and Korean 2. A TOPIK score of Level 2 is still a graduation requirement. These changes are applicable to undergraduates who entered KAIST in 2019 Fall and thereaf
The hotly-debated issue of potential reduction for the number of Technical Research Personnel (TRP) has resulted in the formation of an opposing committee and the publication of a multi-university petition against the plan.The South Korean government requires compulsory military service for all elig
A six-man team comprised of students from KAIST and universities in Denmark won the first prize in the Partnership for Green Growth and Global Goals (P4G) Innovation Sprint on May 22, which was held at the KAIST College of Business campus in Seoul.
The KAIST alumni batch of 1979 held a homecoming event at the KAIST College of Business in Seoul to commemorate their 40th graduation anniversary. Represented by current Miwon Commercial Chairman Chong-Don Kim, they donated two billion KRW to support further development of KAIST.
KAIST and Daejeon Culture and Arts Foundation (DCAF) have signed a collaboration agreement to establish an interdisciplinary research center. The center, known as C-Arts Lab, aims to develop culture technologies and content that sustain and further develop Daejeon city’s cultural uniqueness and prominence.