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Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (President Myung Joon Kim) announced the development of a transparent pressure sensor with ultra-high sensitivity on the 13th.
Dogeun Lee (supervisor: Professor Sungjae Kim), currently a Ph.D. student in the Dept. of ECE, attended the 8th Global Young Scientist Summit (GYSS) as a representative for Korea. It was held in Singapore from January 14th to the 17th.
SNU College of Engineering (Dean, Kookheon Char) revealed that Professor Byoung Ho Lee from the Dept. of ECE was named a fellow of The Society for Information Display (SID).
The research team of prof. Namkyu Park in the Dept.of ECE of SNU in cooperation with researchers from HKUST developed a metamaterial as a program rather than a structure.
Minister of Science and ICT Kiyoung Choi met a Dong-A Ilbo reporter and stated, “I will loosen the restrictions that block professors from concurrently holding positions in private companies for those in AI related departments, thus encouraging the fusion of their research abilities and companies’ field experience.
An appreciation plaque was handed to LG Electronics after receiving 100 sets of artificial intelligence chips and modules for the education in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
SNU College of Engineering revealed that the research work of professor Seungyong Han from Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, which successfully generated 45.5 Tesla (1 Tesla = twice the magnetic field of the earth) using no insulation superconductor insert magnets, was chosen as the Top 10 Breakthrough for 2019 hosted by Physics World under Institute of Physics (IOP).
Professor Byung-Gook Park of Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering was given the highest membership, fellow, of the world’s largest academic organization IEEE on November 25th.
Professor Kukjin Chun of Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering was given the highest membership, fellow, of the world’s largest academic organization IEEE on November 25th.
On November 27th(Wednesday), 2019, the ‘Open Chat with Professors’ of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering was held from 6 pm till 7:30 pm.
Prof. Kyuseok Shim will receive a plaque and a prize at the Korea Conference in Software Engineering(KCSE) of KIISE which will be held in Phoenix Pyeongchang from Dec. 18th to 20th, 2019.
Professor Yongtaek Hong, recipient of the ‘Scientist of the Month Award’ in November, is acknowledged for his contributions to the commercialization of such next-generation display.
ICCV 2019, a top international conference in artificial intelligence and computer vision, will be held in Coex, Seoul, from October 27th to November 2nd, where professor Kyoungmu Lee of SNU Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering will serve as the general chair.
A lecture was held in celebration of the 49th World Sight Day on Monday, October 14th, at the student lounge on the third floor of the 301 building.
Samsung Electronics revealed on the 7th the nomination of 26 projects, including research on medicine for brain tumors, and advanced materials for semiconductors, which will be funded by the Samsung Science and Technology Foundation for the second half of this year.
On September 23rd, the Hyundai Motor Group announced its plan to invest 2.4 trillion won to found an autonomous vehicle company in cooperation with the American company APTIV.
Announcement of SNU College of Engineering 2019 Faculty Openings Submission Date: September 26 (Thurs.) ~ October 11 (Fri.) 13:00 https://eng.snu.ac.kr/node/17577
The 2019 ECE Festival (ECE-Is-One Outing) was held over the course of two days from September 20th to 21st at Elysian Gangchon Resort.
An orientation session and talkfest were held on September 11th (Wednesday), to celebrate the approach of the 2019 fall semester.
Professor Dong-il Cho was chosen as the president of International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) for the three years from 2023 to 2026 at the committee meeting held in Vienna, Austria on September 8th.
SNU College of Engineering revealed that the research team of prof. Sin-doo Lee from the Dept. of ECE developed a novel high-dimensional anti-counterfeiting technology and a secure storage media for optical information.
Professor Suhwan Kim from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of SNU said, “Technical cooperation between companies and universities should be further encouraged.
The team of SNU Bundang Hospital Pediatrics (Neurology) Professors Hee Hwang and Hun-Min Kim and the team of Prof. Sungroh Yoon announced that they developed an algorithm that classifies sleep stages.
SNU ECE Professor Suhwan Kim was the first in the world to develop system semiconductors for high-performance digital MEMS microphones with built-in sound detection of high sensitivity.
On the 21st, SNU college of Engineering revealed the development of the ‘next-generation liquid biopsy’ with SNU hospital.
SNU ECE Professor Kiyoung Choi (64, photograph), the Minister nominee of Science and ICT, is an expert in intelligent semiconductors. His nomination reflects the increasing importance of domestic R&D in semiconductors due to Japan’s regulations on semiconductor material export.
Due to the recent restrictions in Japanese export of key material followed by a removal from the ‘white-list’, Korea’s central industry, the semiconductor and display field in particular, is expecting a serious blow.
The research team of prof. Seungyong Han of SNU, in cooperation with National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (NHMFL) of the United States, achieved a new world record for the direct current magnetic field using ‘no-insulation high-temperature superconductive magnets.’
SNU ECE Emeritus Prof. Young-June Park who took office as the first chairman of the ‘Intelligent Semiconductor Forum(지능형 반도체 포럼)’ on the 24th said that constructing the ecosystem is of the utmost importance for development in intelligent semiconductors.
The title of ‘SNU’, the top university in Korea, and 3 billion won are both no good when it comes to attracting AI talents. SNU Big Data Institute Director Sang Kyun Cha has repeatedly undertaken business trips to search for new faculty for SNU’s AI section.
''Imagine we have to leave a ‘decimated’ Earth as in the movie ‘Interstellar’. Each nation in the world is about to leave with its citizens. What if there are only tens of people capable of steering the spacecrafts?''
There was an official start of the forum where experts in the industries and academia came together to discuss the future of ‘intelligent semiconductor’, which is considered to be the next growth engine of the semiconductor market in the era of AI.
A total of 256 people, including 228 players and judges, participated in the Soccer Competition of Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering which started on March 24th, 2019.
SNU College of Engineering announced on the 2nd that SNU Prof. Yongtaek Hong’s research team(Researcher Jong Jang Park) developed solution-processed polymer light emitting diodes that allows the customized formation of transparent and conductive polymer top anodes and Ag bottom cathodes by using inkjet printing.
Professor Yongtaek Hong, whom we met at the Inter-University Semiconductor Research center, SNU, Gwan-ak gu, Seoul, on June 20th, is working on implementing an electronic system that can be applied on round surfaces such as the human body to make rubber band-like stretchable display.
Prof. Byoungho Lee from Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Seoul National University, was voted as Vice President at the election held on June 28th. His term as Vice President will start next year, and he will become president the year after.
The current focus of interest in the IT industry is ‘5G’. Last April, the era of 5G technology was initiated with the commercialization of 5G. Consumers were primarily interested in how faster 5G would be compared to LTE.
The World Economic Forum (also known as the Davos Forum) recognizes researchers under the age of 40 with exceptional research achievements as Young Scientists every year. This year, three Korean researchers were included in the list of Young Scientists of 2019.
Sangkyun Cha, director of SNU Big Data research center (Professor of Dept. of ECE) emphasized the importance of ‘ambidextrous intellectuals’ at the ‘Maekyung-IBM Sync Summit Korea’ as the keynote speaker, which was held in Shilla Hotel, Jung-gu, Seoul on the 11th of June.
SNU college of engineering revealed on the 18th that the research team of professor Byoungho Lee from department of electrical and computer engineering developed a tomography 3D display that overcomes the limitations of conventional 3D displays.
The research team of professor Seungyong Han from Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of SNU broke the world record for direct-current magnetic field with the ‘No-Insulation High Temperature Superconductor Magnet’
A ceremony for the female students of department of electrical and computer engineering was held on June 4th, 2019 at the Hoam faculty house marronnier room.
The research team of prof. Namkyu Park from Dept. of ECE of SNU revealed on the 4th that they successfully designed a neuromorphic chip which operates with light rather than with the movement of electrons as in conventional semiconductor chips.
KT held hands with SNU and kicked off the development in 6G (sixth generation mobile communication) technology going beyond 5G (fifth generation mobile communication).
Samsung Display revealed on the 23rd that it is launching the ‘2nd Display Research Center’ with 11 universities including SNU, POSTECH, and KAIST for industry-academia cooperative research and human resource development.
Recipient of Excellence in Research award prof. Kyoung Mu Lee, made a huge contribution in human resource development and research advancement in the field of computer vision and machine learning since 2003 when he came to SNU as an assistant professor of department of electrical and computer engineering.
SNU ECE Professor Hyungbo Shim is looking for a way to fundamentally block nation-wide hacking by applying homomorphic encryption, the latest security technology, to ‘cyber physical systems’.
The alumni association for electrical engineering held a scholarship award ceremony on April 19th, 2019, at the faculty meeting room of the department and La Cucina.
“KEPCO is a goose that lays golden eggs. However, without modification in law it will only be left for display.” Seung Ill Moon (58), former director of Basic Electric Research Center (Professor of SNU, college of engineering, department of electrical and computer engineering, director of SNU Basic Electric Research Center) said the above during an interview with ‘Economy Chosun.’
Jungsik Kim, who donated 50 billion won from his personal fortune last February for the development of Artificial Intelligence research in SNU, and who served as both CEO of Daeduck Electronics and chairman of Haedong Science and Cultural Foundation, passed away on April 11.
The Korean Society of Automotive Engineers(KSAE), founded in 1978, has 25,000 members. Most of the major domestic companies are corporate members.
Ministry of Science and ICT announced on the 3rd that 7 research laboratories from 4 universities including SNU, KAIST, DGIST, and Kyunghee University were chosen as this year’s ‘SW Star Lab’ Out of the seven laboratories, three are from KAIST, two from SNU, and one each from Kyunghee University and DGIST.
Amidst the rising interest in developing non-memory semiconductors, the commencement of a committee focusing on vehicle semiconductors, which is considered as a promising field in the future, is receiving attention.