The spokesperson of the governmental minor opposition Bareun Mirae Party has drafted a proposal encouraging an increase in the ratio of female professors among the four science and technology institutes in Korea, which includes KAIST, to more than 25%.
On March 25, The 9th KAIST Institute for the NanoCentury (KINC) Fusion Research Award was awarded to Professor Il-Doo Kim and Professor Seokwu Jeon from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and Professor Myungeun Seo from the Graduate School of Nanoscience and Technology.
On March 19, the 33rd KAIST USC Re-election Central Election Commission (CEC) announced the disqualification of the candidate party Saero from the 2019 Undergraduate Student Council (USC) Presidency Election campaign.
Starting this fall, KAIST will operate a new graduate school specializing in Artificial Intelligence (AI). On April 1, KAIST held an information session detailing the background, target, and application process of the new school.
The research team headed by Professor YongKeun Park from the Department of Physics may have developed a new technique that could bring us a step closer towards achieving a fully interactive 3D experience with our bare eyes.
Knowing that the self-created limits on our reporters’ knowledge of multiculturalism and current events on the global scale may be holding us down, this summer, four Herald reporters sought to become better journalists by visiting Hong Kong.
The research teams of Hyunjoo Lee and Nakwon Choi have collaborated to develop a multilayer microfabrication process called aluminum hard mask on silk fibroin (AMoS) that can micropattern wafers made of silk fibroins, metals, and dielectrics.
Professors Sukbok Chang and Yoonsu Park from the Department of Chemistry have successfully developed a unique catalyst that can synthesize γ-chiral lactams, an essential component of several pharmaceutical agents. While they achieved a similar feat in their report published in March 2018, they now present a more refined catalyst that synthesizes the compound with little formation of unnecessary byproducts.