GYEONGSANG
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Gyeongsang National University

The university in Gyeongnam keeping pace ...
ACTIVE GNU
ACTIVE : Ambitious, Creative, Team-minded, Innovative, Voluntary, Energetic

The university in Gyeongnam keepin...
ACTIVE GNU

Message from the President

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Gajwa Campus 'Library'
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Nano and Advanced Materials

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Brain Korea 21 Enterprise

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Industrial-Academic Cooperation / GNU Hub University for Industrial Collaboration (GHUNIC) enterprise

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  1. 1. GYEONGSANG NATIONAL UNIVERSITY 2012 www.gnu.kr Gyeongsang National University The university in Gyeongnam keeping pace with the world-ACTIVE GNU The Flagship University - The Best, The Largest in Gyeongnam www.gnu.ac.kr Gajwa Campus Chilam Campus Tongyeong Campus 501 Jinju-daero, Gyeongnam, S. Korea TEL. 055-772-0114 856-10 Jinju-daero, Jinju, Gyeongnam, S. Korea TEL. 055-772-8009 38 Cheondaegukchi-gil, Tongyeong, Gyeongnam, S. Korea TEL. 055-772-9011 The Flagship University - The Best, The Largest in Gyeongnam
  2. 2. ACTIVE GNU ACTIVE : Ambitious, Creative, Team-minded, Innovative, Voluntary, Energetic The university in Gyeongnam keeping pace with the world GNU, the flagship national university, is making itself more competitive in global markets by creating specialized programs and nurturing outstanding graduates, with its Gajwa campus in Jinju, the center of Gyeongnam. Our successful specialized programs draw attention from all over the nation and the world. By promoting GNU’s three core development strategies ‘ACTIVE Education 1530’, ‘ACTIVE Research 1530’, and ‘ACTIVE Service 1530’, we are building the reACTIVE GNU 04 Message from the President 06 History & Statistics 08 Introduction to the Campuses GNU Specialties GNU Plus Information on Colleges & Graduate Schools sources to be able to compete with our global counterparts. 14 Life Sciences 16 Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering 18 Nano and Advanced Materials 20 Brain Korea 21 Enterprise 22 WCU (World Class University) Enterprise 23 Next Generation Bio Green 21 Enterprise 24 Industrial-Academic Cooperation 25 GNU Hub University for Industrial Collaboration (GHUNIC) Enterprise 26 Educational Support 28 Employment Assistance & Scholarships 29 Etiquette Training 30 International Exchange Programs 32 Outstanding professors are taking responsibility for GNU's future GNU People 36 38 40 42 44 46 48 50 52 54 56 58 60 62 63 The College of Humanities The College of Social Sciences The College of Natural Sciences The College of Business The College of Engineering The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences The College of Law The College of Education The College of Veterinary Medicine The College of Nursing The College of Marine Sciences The College of Pharmacy The Graduate School of Medicine Graduate Schools Professional Graduate Schools 64 66 68 70 Research Centers Affiliated Institutions Affiliated Medical Centers Campus Life
  3. 3. ACTIVE GNU Message from the President 04 05 GNU is full of pioneering spirit, opening the Neo Frontier Gyeongsang National University (GNU) is the flagship institution representing Gyeongnam. GNU was initially founded as Jinju Provincial Agricultural College in 1948, became a national institution in 1968, was re-named Gyeongsang in 1972 and became accredited as a university in 1980. GNU consists of three campuses: Gajwa, Chilam and Tongyeong, with 760 professors, an enrollment of 24,000 students, 500 administrative employees, 100 departments, and 9 graduate schools. Keeping pace with the world, GNU in Gyeongnam is cultivating core global leaders. GNU is a successful model in three specialty fields – biological science, mechanical/aerospace engineering and new nano materials. We also cultivate highly-skilled health and medical professionals from the Graduate School of Medicine, the College of Nursing, the College of Pharmacy, the Graduate School of Public Health, the Graduate School of Food and Medicine, GNU Hospital and the new GNU Hospital in Changwon that will open in 2015. In order to attain GNU’s vision, ‘The university in Gyeongnam keeping pace with the world - ACTIVE GNU!’, we have set as our objectives to: 1) improve and advance education; 2) specialize and integrate research, and 3) localize and globalize community services. GNU supports 30 specialized education programs by department, nurtures 30 research groups with competiveness, and also assists an additional 30 local collaboration programs and community services in order to achieve these objectives. GNU has distinguished itself in government-funded enterprises among other well-known universities in the nation. GNU operates 9 Graduate School enterprises in Brain Korea 21, and 6 enterprises in World Class University (WCU), which ranked #1 in the interim evaluation in December 2010. The Systems & Synthetic Agrobiotech Center was selected as part of the Next Generation Bio Green 21 Enterprise by the Rural Development Administration, and the Agro-Medical Fusion Enterprise is being actively promoted to supplement the welfare of rural areas. GNU was selected as an Education Capacity Building Enterprise for four years in a row and has obtained many enterprises from the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, the Rural Development Administration and other local governments, and uses government funds for scholarships. All GNU members work together to realize our ‘ACTIVE & GLOBAL University’. Through our Global Pioneer Program (GPP), overseas volunteer services and English Only Zone Program, GNU cultivates global leaders for the 21st century. Watch GNU as we provide our students with personality programs that will be fundamental to their lives; administer career-developing programs that will bring them affluence and promote the wisdom and generosity that will make them respectful of and cooperative with their neighbors. You may envisage GNU as a ‘Neo Frontier’ if you want creative and active global leaders equipped with GNU’s motto of ‘Pioneer Spirit’ on the world stage. The creative activities and vibrant passions that will contribute to our future and to the welfare of all human beings are functioning right here in Gyeongsang National University. President Soon-Ki Kwon GYEONGSANG NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
  4. 4. Re sea rch Buildings ,873 237 er : Oth 1990 ▶ GYEONGSANG NATIONAL UNIVERSITY Dr. Hwang Woon Sung appointed as 1st dean Opened as Jinju Agricultural College (80 students) Becomes 4-year college Library Opens University supported by national government instead of provincial Name changed to Gyeongsang National University Gyeongnam Cultural Research Center established Graduate schools open GNU moved to Gajwa-dong, Jinju: approved by Government March 1, 1980 Un Pro derg gra rad m : uate 21, 444 pus : 1,359 Gajwa Cam 1980 ▶ September 24, 1948 October 20 February 2, 1953 April 1, 1957 March 1, 1969 July 11, 1972 February 8, 1974 March 1, 1975 October 6, 1978 ms : 34,116 Lecture Roo Faculty Offices : 22,491 Off ice s: 2 1,3 32 y ud St nd s a 364 ive : 8, ch s Ar oom R 294 : 4, est or ol F ho Sc 2,3 65 PhD Program : 601 98 Full-time Instructor : 9 As sis tan tP rof ess ors : Associate Professors : 146 :4 Center Retreat Chilam Campus: 108 Research Academic Center for Indust ria Collabora Tong tion : 117 lyeon g Cam pus : Pra 150 ctic al T rain ing Cen ter : 40 0 Area 1940 ▶ 1970 Students Faculty Members 09 :5 rs o ss ofe Pr History GYEONGSANG NATIONAL UNIVERSITY Pro gra m: 396,960㎡ GNU is creating a path to be the best 06 07 Lab s: 7 2,7 84 6,432k㎡ 24,410 History & Statistics Ma ste rs 762 ACTIVE GNU School becomes a university College of Education established Dr. Shin Hyun Cheon becomes 1st president March 1, 1982 Colleges of Engineering and Natural Sciences separated March 1, 1983 College of Medicine established April 21 College of Education at Gyeongsang National University approved to establish affiliated middle and high school March 1, 1984 Dr. Shin Hyun Cheon appointed 2nd president March 5 Affiliated middle and high schools opened December 27, 1986 Main Library opened February 21, 1987 Hospital affiliated with College of Medicine opened March 1 Dr. Lee Jeong Han appointed 3rd president. Colleges of Law and Social Sciences separated March 1, 1988 Graduate School of Business and Public Administration established December 5 Publication of Gyeongsang National University 40-year history March 1, 1989 College of Agriculture divided into College of Agriculture and College of Veterinary Medicine March 1, 1991 March 1, 1993 Dr. Bin Young Ho appointed 4th president College of Social Sciences and College of Business separated March 1, 1995 Dr. Seo Young Bae appointed 5th president. School merges with Tongyeong Marine College October 4 The Gyeongsang National University Hospital incorporated. March 1, 1996 Graduate School of Industry established (100 students) June 10 Continuing Education Center established March 1, 1997 Marine College changed to College of Marine Sciences November 20, 1998 Publication of Gyeongsang National University 50-year history March 1, 1999 Dr. Park Choong Saeng appointed 6th president 2000 ▶ March 1, 2000 Graduate School of Business and Graduate School of Public Administration separated Graduate School of Information Science established Information Education Center opened College of Agriculture becomes College of Agriculture and Life March 1, 2003 Sciences Graduate School of Environmental Biology established Dr. Cho Moo Je becomes 7th president December 1 January 30, 2004 Gyeongsang National University establishes the corporate Industrial-Academic Collaboration Center GNU appointed as e-Learning Support Center in Gyeongnam, May 29 Busan and Ulsan area by the Ministry of Education & Human Resources Development School company of GAST (Gyeongnam Animal Science and June 29 Technology) and GAMC (Gyeongsang Animal Medical Center) established November 24 Science Center for Gifted Youth established October 21, 2005 LG Pioneer Hall constructed March 1, 2006 Graduate School of Medicine and College of Nursing chartered Graduate School of Informational Science and Graduate School of Environmental Biology integrated into Graduate School of Industry December 12, 2007 Dr. Ha Woo Song appointed 8th president October 15, 2008 Publication of Gyeongsang National University 60-year history December 29 Local government chooses Gyeongsang National University Hospital in Changwon as 1st choice partner when choosing a university hospital to bebuiltin Changwon March 1, 2009 Graduate School of Aerospace Engineering established May 13 World Class University Center opened to run WCU projects December 12 Main Offices reorganized (3 Cheo, 1 Dan, 2 Bonboo, 1 Guk) March 1, 2010 Graduate School of Health established March 1, 2011 Graduate School of Food and Medicine and College of Pharmacy established December 16 Dr. Kwon Soon Ki appointed 9th President March 1, 2012 GNU has 9 Graduate Schools, 12 Colleges, 4 Divisions (7 majors) and 83 Departments (3,254 new students every year)
  5. 5. ACTIVE GNU Introduction to the Campuses 08 09 GYEONGSANG NATIONAL UNIVERSITY Gajwa Campus 'Library'
  6. 6. GYEONGSANG NATIONAL UNIVERSITY ACTIVE GNU 10 11 Campus Map Chilam Campus 1 Administration Building 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Gajwa Campus Administration Building 101~102 University Library 151 Student Union Building 201 Academic Information 251 Center 301~302 Liberal Arts Center 24 351~354 BNIT Industrial-Academic 28 401~407 Collaboration Center 451~459 School of Language Education 29 Nammyung Memorial Hall 31 501~505 61~72 Student Dormitories 303 Center for Education and Culture College of Humanities 1 2 3 4 68 Guest House 33 Historical Document Library/ College of Social Sciences College of Business College of Law College of Education College of Natural Sciences College of Engineering College of Agriculture and Life Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine 27 22 252 43 82 81 23 42 69 Museum Centralized Scientific Instrumentation Facility South Gate DaeGyeong Academy The Grand Stadium University Affiliated High School University Affiliated Middle School North Gate Outdoor Concert Hall English Camp 304 34 21 25 5 30 Fine Art Building Etiquette Training Institute Main Gate Gyeongsang Business Incubator Gymnasium Institute of Computer and Information Technology Power Plant Reserve Officer Training Corps Information Center LG Pioneer Hall 44 32 41 70 11 12 College of Medicine (College of Medicine) Funeral Service Center Gate Student Dormitories Student Dormitories Lecture Hall Laboratory Facility Funeral Service Center University Hospital Emergency Treatment Center College of Nursing/Library (Library Branch for College of Medicine) Research Facility (Medical Building) 13 Gyeongnam Cancer Center 14 College of Pharmacy / Education Center 15 Parking Lot 16 University Hospital Gate 17 Main Gate Gyeongsangnam-do’s best and largest specialized medical campus pursuing high-tech medicine: Chilam Campus 3 The College of Medicine was established by passionate, young faculty and alumni and has worked hard to improve its quality of education since its opening. Despite its short history, the students are at the top of KMLE results (97.5% pass rate for the past five years), receiving “complete recognition” from the Korean Medical School Certification Committee in 2003. We are on equal footing with other outstanding medical schools in terms of education, research and facilities. • The College of Nursing • The College of Pharmacy • The Graduate School of Medicine • The Graduate School of Public Health • The Graduate School of Food and Medicine 1 4 7 5 6 14 10 8 11 12 2 13 9 16 32 Area C 15 Area D 17 Area B 82 403 402 404 401 407 405 406 70 354 351 352 28 27 Area A 81 50 68 4 301 456 457 459 458 61 302 31 303 353 30 3 504 501 503 72 102 452 101 453 454 201 505 455 1 Administration Building 2 Cheokyang Center 31 Multi-Lecture Center 42 Information Library 53 Fisheries Center 6 Engineering Center 4 7 Processed Marine Products Center 85 Gymnasium 96 Female student dormitories and 71 29 451 Tongyeong Campus 69 62 304 151 251 2 252 502 33 49 1 24 7 5 23 44 The first and best marine science education center nurturing marine experts: Tongyeong Campus 10 Student Dormitories 11 Marine Biology Education & Research Center 12 Gyeongnam Technopark Shipbuilding & Marine Equipments Center 13 Main gate 10 6 cafeteria 9 8 25 3 4 12 22 45 47 8 26 34 2 43 11 1 42 7 41 21 5 13 The College of Marine Sciences was established in 1917 as the first marine education center in the country. The College has great staff and physical capital that help the local economy. The New Sea(108crew) with thene west technology and the Cham Sea(25crew) are available for students sotheycan receive practical training an docean experience for aweekor more. The Marine Biology Research Center, the five-story Marine Science Library with reading room sand the advanced dormitory were completed to help students reach the irgoal sofcareersin Marine Sciences. • The College of Marine Sciences • The Department of Fisheries Business Administration • The Department of Marine Life Science • The Department of Marine Food and Life Science Engineering • The Department of Maritime Police Systems • The Department of Mechanical Systems Engineering • The Department of Energy and Mechanical Engineering • The Department of Information and Communication Engineering • The Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering • The Department of Ocean Civil Engineering • The Department of Ocean Environmental Engineering
  7. 7. GNU Specialties 12 13 GNU Specialties GYEONGSANG NATIONAL UNIVERSITY Gyeongsang National University is at the center of Korea’s economic development through our specialized programs Biological Science Major performance record published in Cell, Nature, Science and other scholarly magazines Faculty members and researchers educated at state universities in the US Produced the first transformed red fluorescent cloned cat 2011 Selected as the Systems & Synthetic Agrobiotech Center for Next Generation Bio Green 21 Enterprise by the Rural Development Administration Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Field 2010 Received the highest marks for GNU ENNCRC entriprise from the 2010 performance record under the category of educator-researchers published by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology and the Korean Research Association Major performance record participated in KT-1 and T-50 robot plane development Ranked No. 1 in 2010 WCU interim evaluation 2008 Chosen to work on 4 projects as a WCU by the Ministry of Education and Science and Technology Selected as the LOHAS Gyeongnam Enterprise for NURI Enterprise 2007 Chosen as the Agricultural Science Global Human Capital Education Enterprise for the 2nd stage of BK21 Enterprise by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology 2005 Chosen to open the Ministry of Education and Science and Technology MRC 2003 Chosen to open the Ministry of Education and Science NCRC We are focused on educating students in bioengineering, mechanical/aerospace engineering, and nano/new materials engineering. The development of science that will lead the future of the humankind will neer stop. GNU’s specialized programs are competitive in the gobal stage through the selectivity and the intensity of the programs. 1999 Chosen as the Global Graduate School Nurturing Enterprise for the 1st stage of BK21 enterprise by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology 1990 Chosen to open the Korea Science Association SRC 1983 Established the first Genetic Engineering Research Center Major performance record Development of the world’s best organic semiconductor material Development of the first light-emitting super molecule Selected as the best results-producing institution in the region after the 2nd stage of BK21(1st year) I-cube Material and Parts Education Center 2009 Chosen as the Aerospace Embedded Center at the University IT Research Center supported by the Ministry of Knowledge Economy - WCU Next-generation Secondary Battery Integrated Parts and Material enterprise - WCU Center for NanoBio Chemical Materials enterprise 2008 Chosen as a PRC enterprise by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology – for nano structural and biological energy integration research group 650 articles published in international scholarly magazines193 patents obtained 2009 Chosen to work on 2 projects in the 2nd Stage WCU by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Nano and New Materials Field 2011 Chosen as Field Professionals Nurturing Enterprise, and Aviation SW Fusion Professionals Training Enterprise by the Ministry of Employment and Labor 2009 Chosen as the Aerospace Embedded Center at the University IT Research Center supported by the Ministry of Knowledge Economy Chosen as the Aerospace Embedded Software Research Center at the University IT Research Center supported by the Ministry of Knowledge Economy Degree and Research Center for Aerospace Green Technology opened as a DRC project by the Ministry of Education Science and Technology 2008 Chosen as a suitable local business center for the education of human capital by the Ministry of Knowledge Economy Chosen as an education center for human capital in shipping and aerospace engineering building division for the Gyeongnam and Ulsan area 2006 Chosen as a High-tech Aerospace Education Center for the 2nd stage of BK21 Enterprise by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology 2004 Attracted the Transportation and Mechanical Parts Technology Innovation Center 1999 Chosen as an outstanding local university for the 1st stage of BK21 Enterprise by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology 1985 Department of Mechanical Engineering established 2006 Selected as an I-cube Material and Parts Education enterprise for the 2nd stage of BK21 by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Selected as a BK21 Molecular Materials and Nanochemistry enterprise for 2nd stage of BK21 by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology 2005 Selected as a Supporting College for 21st Century Frontier Enterprises by the Ministry of Industry and Resources 2003 Chosen as a Supporting College for ITRC enterprises by the Ministry of Informational Technology 2001 Appointed as a designated research center by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology 2000 Selected as the central research center by the Education Improvement Association
  8. 8. GNU Specialties Life Sciences 14 15 GYEONGSANG NATIONAL UNIVERSITY Selected to work on 6 WCU projects by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology published in Cell, Nature, Science and other scholarly magazines Life Science Faculty members and researchers educated at state universities in the US Produced the first transformed red fluorescent cloned cat A greener future created by biological science technologies Life Science GNU was selected to support three major nationwide enterprises – SRC (Science Research Center), NCRC (National Core Research Center) and MRC (Medical Research Center). With relentless expedition, we are becoming a leader in future biology by educating highly skilled professionals and creating competitiveness in research. • GNU achieved the nation’s highest level of evaluation in the seven years of NCRC enterprise, aiming to nurture world-class knowledge, research competiveness and outstanding human capital • Selected as the Systems & Synthetic Agrobiotech Center for Next Generation Bio Green 21 Enterprise by the Rural Development Administration Opening the way to becoming the world’s greenest bio-agricultural nation by receiving funding of 100 billion won over ten years Driving sustainable green growth all over the world Systems & Synthetic Agrobiotech Center (SSAC) http://ssac.gnu.ac.kr • Development of applied technology and analysis of systematic biology based on agricultural biology • Development of applied technology of and study on synthetic biological materials for synthesizing and producing new chemical materials • Development of original technology to produce higher value-added materials on the basis of agricultural-biological metabolism control • Increasing the nation’s green bio-agricultural power to world levels through international joint agreements and consultation Opening the way to cure liver cancer Professor Park Ki Hun (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences) has developed a material that targets specific liver cancer molecules His research has been published in the online edition of Hepatology, one of the most authorative liver research journals • Discovered the protein TM4SF5, that causes and metastasizes liver cancer and controls the protein to develop a liver cancer cure by targeting specific molecules • Developed TSAHC, derived from natural sources, which can control the TM4SF5 protein • Because TSAHC selectively suppresses two important liver cancercausing factors – tumor metastasis and tumor nurturing capillary cells – by targeting specific molecules, it can be a more effective tumor treatment with far fewer side effects Opening a path for innovative treatment of future human hereditary diseases A total of 26.1 billion won has been provided by the government over the past five years. Selected as the only local university to work on two projects of different types. Produced the first transformational red fluorescent cloned cat Professor Kong Il Keun and his team at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (2007) • The first stage 2nd type(Assistance with Invitations to Individual Scholars) Professor Jung Tae Sung (College of Veterinary Medicine) to boost veterinary research by establishing a lab and educational program Professor Yun Dae Jin (Division of Applied Life Sciences) to develop botanical engineering technology in response to temperature changes • The first stage 3rd type(Project to Invite International Masters) Professor Min Won Gi (Department of Veterinary Medicine) to research prevention of coxium, a disease affecting chickens Professor Kim Jae Yean (Division of Applied Life Sciences) to analyze phloem proteins that help phloem development, maintenance and long-distance transportation • The second stage 2nd type(Assistance with Invitations to Individual Scholars) Professor Ahn Ho Jun (Division of Nano and Advanced Materials Engineering) to develop materials and integrated technology for development of secondary battery functions Professor Lee Shim Sung (Department of Chemistry) to develop eco-friendly biological nano-material using self-assembling super molecules Selected as the best research center among 100 SRC/ERCs in the nation by the National Research Foundation of Korea Selected as an outstanding SRC by the National Research Foundation of Korea Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Research Center (PMBBRC) http://pmbbrc.gnu.ac.kr • Selected as an outstanding SRC by the National Research Foundation of Korea in 1990 • Of the 50 PhD and 190 masters students educated here over nine years, forty students went to Harvard, Stanford, Yale and University of California, Berkeley as post doctorate students • Research published in Cell, Nature, Science and other internationally-known scholarly magazines • Cooperative research with the Scripps Research Center in the US, and the Max-Planck Research Center in Germany in botanical science • Selected as the best research center from 100 SRC/ERCs in the nation for educating highly skilled professionals and collaborative research with international institutions • The world’s first somatic cell replicated and genetically altered cat • Transformation and fluorescent cloned cat • Opening the way to curing humanity’s genetic disorders Selected as the best enterprise for the first stage of BK 21 (awarded by the President) The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Brain Korea 21 (BK21) Global Graduate School Nurturing Enterprise (1st Stage) Agricultural Science Global Human Capital Education Enterprise (2nd Stage) Graduate School of Applied Life Sciences http://bk21.gnu.ac.kr • The only national university in the region to be chosen in the 1st stage • Joint doctorate degrees awarded by well-known American universities • Selected as the best 1st stage BK21 Enterprise(awarded by the President) • The only local university selected as a 2nd stage BK21 Enterprise in life science field • Aiming for a top 10 ranking internationally in related fields Upon the opening of the Medical Research Center for Neural Dysfunction, GNU was chosen to be an SRC, NCRC and MRC The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Medical Research Center (MRC) The Medical Research Center for Neural Dysfunction (MRCND) http://mrcnd.or.kr • Selected to methodically organize human resources and capital to develop GNU as a medical research center by utilizing the basic science programs of the medical, dental and oriental medical colleges so the university can educate students in life science • The National Research Foundation of Korea, Gyeongsangnam-do, and corporations have provided 10 billion won for 9 years for research on alcoholism, dementia and other neurological disorders and towards finding cures. • Expected to raise the competitiveness of the local biotechnology industry by producing medical scientists that can develop valuable cures and technologies Received the highest rating of National Core Research Center (NCRC), producing highly-skilled professionals and research for the past seven years The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology National Core Research Center (NCRC) Environmental Biology National Core Research Center (EB-NCRC) http://eb-ncrc.gnu.ac.kr • Received the highest rating in conducting research and educating students by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology and the National Research Foundation of Korea • Published in well-known international journals (650+ articles), and awarded 193 patents (including 34 international) • Educating highly-skilled professionals who can produce highly profitable economic outcomes and valuable knowledge • Funding of 2 billion won per year for seven years for a total of 14 billion won • Our graduates go to Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Columbia, and MIT as researchers and professors with their accomplishments at GNU
  9. 9. GNU Specialties Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering 16 17 GYEONGSANG NATIONAL UNIVERSITY GNU’s aerospace engineering program is one of the best in Korea Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering participated in KT-1 and T-50 robot plane development Leading an era of creativity and technology in aerospace Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Gyeongsang National University is educating highly-skilled professionals who will lead in developing new technologies in mechanical and aerospace engineering. Keep your eyes on GNU’s Advanced Mechanical & Aerospace Engineers Education enterprise as it continues to teach the future leaders of a high-tech world. Educating students to lead in futuristic high-tech fields The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology 2nd stage Brain Korea21(BK21) Advanced Mechanical & Aerospace Engineers Education enterprise http://www.bk21amae.or.kr • Through cooperation with industry, GNU has organized four groups – eco-friendly technologies, precise manufacturing technology, systems-planning technology, aerospace planning/parts technology – to educate, research and collaborate • As an outstanding local graduate school educating a highly-skilled workforce, GNU will lead in development of mechanical and aerospace engineering technologies and lay the foundation for research and cooperation with industry, global companies, and R&D clusters • By transferring developed technologies to related industries, the collaborative program provides practical training to future professionals through internships and practical experience • Through BK21 enterprises, there has been a more than 150% increase in the number of full-time graduate school students. They participate actively in international conferences, have more English classes, attract more foreign students, are offered more exchange programs and are given many other opportunities. Under the BK21 enterprise, the quality of education they receive has improved greatly. We are looking forward to a 100% employment rate among our graduates Development of next-generation computer systems for aircraft Proving its potential as an education and research center Selected as a Degree and Research Center (DRC) by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Degree and Research Center for Aerospace Green Technology Selected as a university IT research center by the Ministry of Knowledge Economy Aerospace Embedded Software Research Center • Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) and GNU’s research team was selected as the 4th Degree and Research Center(DRC) in the nation • As a DRC enterprise, we are an integrated government/university research center in core technologies. At the research center, our highly-skilled professionals have been researching integration of aerospace engineering and environmental friendliness. We educate 15 masters and 3 PhD students every year • We laid the foundation for continued collaboration in education and research with KARI and in supporting the related industries in Gyeongsangnam-do with new technologies. Despite being outside of Seoul, GNU was designated a DRC enterprise. We have once again been recognized as one of the best research and education institutes in Korea • In DRC enterprises, 2.4 billion won of funding is provided over three years. From now on, all full-time graduate students in aerospace at GNU will receive stipends and have their tuition waived • The Aerospace Embedded Software Research Center was selected as a university IT research center by the Ministry of Knowledge Economy in March 2009 • Multi-core embedded software technology for next-generation aircraft development is our main purpose • The school collaborates with 4 international universities, 12 related corporations, Jinju, Sacheon and many other local governments, as well as the Korea Aerospace Research Institute, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, and the Korea Institute for Defense Analysis • By developing next-generation core technologies for new aircraft and educating highly-skilled professionals, the research center is leading in embedded software. It has shown notable results through collaboration with industry
  10. 10. GNU Specialties Nano and Advanced Materials 18 19 GYEONGSANG NATIONAL UNIVERSITY Selected as an outstanding local Graduate School of Chemistry for the third consecutive year in the 2nd stage of BK21(2nd year ranking#1, 3rd year ranking#3, 4th year ranking#2) Nano innovation is creating a whole new world Nano and Advanced Materials Of the 16 in the nation, our Department of Polymer Science and Engineering was the first in its field to be certified as an accredited major. The Division of Nano & Advanced Materials Engineering was ranked #1 in the 2nd stage of BK21 for three years in a row. In addition, the Department of Chemistry was selected as a WCU enterprise along with the Samsung OLED Research Center following the 2nd stage of BK21. Nano and advanced materials will be the new cornerstone of future economic development, and the skilled professionals who will lead this field will receive their education here. Nano and Advanced Materials Development of the world’s best organic semiconductor material Development of the first light-emitting super molecule Selected as the best results-producing institution in the region after the 2nd stage of BK21(1st year) I-cube Material and Parts Education Center The Division of Nano and Advanced Materials Engineering was ranked #1 in the 2nd stage of BK21 for three years in a row Ministry of Education, Science and Technology 2nd stage of Brain Korea21(BK21) I-cube Material & Parts Education enterprise http://ic.gnu.ac.kr • The Division of Nano & Advanced Materials was selected as an applied-science enterprise among local graduate schools in the 2nd stage of BK21 through its I-cube Material&Parts Education enterprise under the slogan ‘Innovative, Interdisciplinary, Industrial’ • More than 1 billion won of funding (including 540 million won from national and local government funds, college funds, and industrial funds) is given to educate graduate students and collaborate with international organizations and industries • The I-Cube enterprise is working towards ranking in the top 7 Korean undergraduate and graduate programs within five years, and having more than three research centers ranking 3rd in the nation within three years(the 777 and 333 Plans). Our goal is to provide our students with the kind of skills that will enable them to lead the next generation of economic development in Gyeongsangnam-do, Korea, and the world • Ranked #1 in the category of Local College Materials Science for the 2nd stage of BK21 for three years in a row GNU was the only local national university to be chosen from among 200 projects Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, 2nd stage of BK21 Graduate School of Chemistry, Molecular Materials and Nanochemistry enterprise http://chembk.or.kr • Developing new system of integrated power that can be nurtured and charged inside the body • Regarded as new technology never before developed on the international scene Supported by 6 billion won in research grants over six years • If an integrated power system is developed, electricity can be generated and the system charged inside the human body. The size of the battery can then be decreased significantly and used semi-permanently. This would make surgery to change batteries unnecessary • The enterprise’s 40 researchers will publish articles and receive international and domestic patents for the next six years • The Molecular Materials & Nanochemistry enterprise, in which most faculty members in the Department of Chemistry are participating, was selected as the outstanding graduate school in the region in the 2nd stage of BK21. Full-time graduate students(Master’s-4semesters, PhD–8semesters, combined Master’s and Doctorate program–12semesters)are provided with financial aid • Achieved 156% (5.8 papers) and 175% (IF 19.3) of research performance compared to the 5th year’s objectives: 3.7papers and IF 11per participating professor • Striving to become 5th in the nation with upgraded research performance during the enterprise period. • By introducing practical course offerings and an incentive system, inviting international scholars and conducting joint research, in its 5th year the Molecular Material&Nano chemistry enterprise published in such outstanding journals as the American Chemistry Society, the UK Chemistry Society, the German Chemistry Society, and many others •The BK21 Molecular Material & Nanochemistry enterprise has 10 participating faculty members, 50 full-time graduate students and 2 post-doctoral fellows. The goals of the enterprises are to 1) publish articles and educate masters and PhD students towards being ranked within the top 5 in the nation 2) produce the best graduate students in the region 3) outperform equivalent American state universities in terms of research and education 4) cultivate top-ranking research, performance and graduate students in core focus fields 5) boost collaboration with industry, government and other institutions and 6) educate talented people to lead the industry in the future • We are benchmarking Houston University in the US to improve ease of access. The level of research at GNU compares well with that of Houston University Bending display, body-embedded display, electronic paper core technology developments Twenty-first century frontier development enterprise (next-generation informational display development enterprise) • Received outstanding reviews for three years in a row for the medium size 2nd stage project Developed 3rd level core organic material for printing automated display • Nano Materials Research Center run by Polymer Science and Engineering Major in the Division of Nano and Advanced Materials was selected as the best project in 2nd stage evaluation for three years in a row • Selected as a core organization for the 3rd stage project-core organic material for printing automated display • ‘Core organic materials’ for printing automated display are organic semiconductor material, organic nonconductor material, protective material, and board material, allowing low cost production with inexpensive inkjet printing technology if organic-based, printable electronic paper is also developed. It can be shaped and embedded in the human body and applied to electronic paper • GNU has developed core technology for organic semiconductor material as the main research center. Organic nonconductor material, protective material and board material were developed by I-Components (a venture company specializing in displays), Dongjin Semichem, and the Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology respectively • For the four years up to 2011, support will total 10 billion won, with 2 billion won provided by the government • We collaborate with KAIST, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, POSTECH, the Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology, Seoul National University, Japan’s Hiroshima University, Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, LG Display, and Samsung SDI Research team for nano-batteries that can be embedded in the human body, and organic battery power Selected as a World Class University (2ndtype) enterprise by the Ministry of Education, Science&Technology WCU Next-generation Secondary Battery Integrated Parts & Material enterprise http://batterywcu.gnu.ac.kr • Drew attention by developing next-generation power system that will be the foundation of Korea’s further economic development in a world of high oil prices • Invited the world’s best faculty to GNU to develop next-generation secondary battery Organized an international research team to encourage global cooperation Internationally-renowned in the memory alloy metal field, Professor Shuichi Miyazaki from Tsukuba University (Japan) Internationally-renowned in the nano material field, Professor Guoxiu Wang from Wollongong (Australia) • 3.5 billion won in research grants over five years • With 30 faculty members and collaborative projects with internationally-known individuals, we have become a leading next-generation secondary battery development team. We have laid the foundation for marketing IT, NT, and ET integrated technology and are training highly skilled individuals in related fields to increase competitiveness on the global stage WCU Center for NanoBio Chemical Materials Enterprise http://nanobiowcu.gnu.ac.kr • Through joint research with internationally-known scholars, we have maximized our research synergy and brought our Nano enterprise to the global level in an eco-friendly supermolecular nano material field • Developed core technology of technology-intensive, higher value-added and ecofriendly functional nano materials and chemosensors that are used in the electronics, information and medical industries and are expected to be the next generation of growth-driving forces • Professor Jagadese Vittal from Singapore University, an internationally-reknowned scholar, participated in an enterprise of ours which developed crystal supermolecular nano structures in a multidimensional structure, transforming and applying the structure based on Crystal Engineering • Now a ‘world-best’ team through development of diverse technologies related to eco-friendly supermolecular nano-bio material synthesis and chemosensors • Increasing our research force in a ‘world-best’ fusion research field • Nurturing professionals in the nano-bio material field • Securing and transferring core technology in the field of fusion • 3.1 billion won in research grants received over five years
  11. 11. GNU Specialties Brain Korea 21 Enterprise 20 21 GYEONGSANG NATIONAL UNIVERSITY BK 21 Enterprise, nurturing outstanding professionals The goal is to develop outstanding universities BK21 Molecular Materials & Nano Chemistry enterprise I-cube Material & Parts Education Center Medicine and Life Science Enterprise through collaboration with industry to supply • Prepare for increased labor demands in Nano Bio-Technology (NBT), Nano Informational Technology (NIT) and Nano Environmental Technology (NET), knowledge-based technologies of the next generation • GNU is an outstanding research-centered university in the nano technology field. We will globalize and localize: ‘Glocalize’ • Educating our students to the level of American state university masters and PhD students • Maintaining collaboration with industry and local government • Educate researchers to study display, battery and car technology, stimulants of economic development for the next-generation • Educate highly-skilled professionals to develop core parts of aerospace, intelligent homes, robots, and machines (and other main industries supported by Gyeongsangnam-do) • 333 Plan & 555(777) Plan • Match 4 industrial-academic collaboration (Match Knowledge, Interest, Funds, and Jobs) • Industry research grant increase (more than 100% of government funds) • Exchange of human capital and equipment: industrial-academic collaboration, networking and brokering systematization • Educate professionals in medical service and biology • Through research on cancer and degenerative diseases, this enterprise will help GNU become one of the best universities in Korea • Improve the curriculum to become one of the best medical schools in Korea that adapts to a rapidly changing medical environment • Encourage our students to be more creative to become a ‘Prime School’ necessary human capital and improve education in many crucial areas at graduate schools to benefit the nation as a whole. The enterprise educates human capital for the 21st century, avoids competition for only the ‘topschools’ and standardizes secondary education. Educating highly-skilled workers in high-tech mechanical and aerospace engineering • Develop new technologies in aerospace, new materials and parts that lay the foundation for further research, collaborate with industry, acquire global cooperation and build the regional R&D cluster • Educate highly-skilled workers who will change the region as leaders of the same quality as students from American state universities (65 masters and PhD students per year) • Improve the quality of research (2 SCI-level articles per faculty member) Eco-Friendly Hot & Cold Energy Mechanical Research Team • Aiming to reach Tokyo University’s research level, No. 12 in the world, and to nurture outstanding researchers • Holding international conferences to create gobal cooperation and exchange: ICCHT (International Conference on Cooling and Heating Technology), FTEC (International Conference on Fluid and Thermal Energy Conversion) • Actively run the cooling and heating technology forum bi-annually, which is the center of industrial-academic collaboration • Periodic exchange activities to strengthen international recognition: the annual Korea-Japan joint workshop and at least one new MOU with a foreign institution • Joint research and academic exchange activities with local industry: eighttime attendee at annual industrial-academic exchange programs, bi-annual invitational lectures of professionals What is BK21? Human Capital Development Team for Innovative Businesses in local area ■ Mechanics, Aerospace and Transportation • With the development of aerospace, mechatronics, and precision equipment industries, GNU will become the center of Gyeongnam’s economic development • The center of Gyeongnam in the transportation and aerospace industries (especially with the establishment of an aircraft base) • We satisfy demand for highly-skilled workers in manufacturing with an excellent curriculum ■ Silk Fashion Enterprise • Korea’s fabric and fashion companies are centered on silk. Due to this, we can expect continued support from the government as GNU becomes Silk Valley. • The local government has built a collaborative program with GNU so we can provide needed individuals to the industry ■ Bio-Organisms Enterprise • Laying the foundation to market and support research efforts • We prepare our masters and PhD students enabling to provide marketing supports in biology and bioengieering • Starting education (Bio 21 Center) Nurturing education (Bio-Venture Plaza) Independent expansion (Bio-Specialized District) Completion of the three step model BK21 is a project run by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology to nurture international level graduate schools and outstanding local universities. Human Capital Development for Global Agriculture and Biology • Educate people in the fields of agriculture and biology (botany, zoology, materials, and environment) • Establish a Research Service Group to develop core technology for agricultural resource development • By developing new biological technologies and establishing venture companies, GNU is on its way to being in the top 10 in the agriculture and biological industry
  12. 12. GNU Specialties WCU (World Class University) Enterprise / Next-generation Bio Green 21 Enterprise 22 23 GYEONGSANG NATIONAL UNIVERSITY The World Class University (WCU) project helps develop universities to be on par with internationally-renowned universities Next-generation Bio Green 21 Enterprise, improving agricultural strength in Green Bio Selected the best university in 2011 evaluation Selected the best university(ranked #1) across the nation in 2011 evaluation The WCU project invites well-known professionals to The Next-generation Bio Green 21 enterprise is colleges to improve competitiveness. Invited faculty a gigantic government-funded research pro- members research and educate to improve the quality gram supported by a grant of 100 billion won of education and research. GNU was chosen by the over ten years from 2011. WCU project in six different divisions and was ranked This enterprise aims to commercialize research #1 among national universities. results produced during the 1st stage, nurturing a world-class agricultural biology industry by extending and strengthening our nation’s advanced technology for the future. Response to Changing Climate Enterprise Next-Generation Secondary Battery Integrated Parts and Material Enterprise • Has some of the best research abilities in the world in the field of Botany and Environmental Technology (BET) • Developing environmentally-friendly technologies to contribute to environmental conservation efforts • Developing stress-resistant plants to withstand global warming and desertification • Organizes globally competitive BET education and research support systems • Educating highly-skilled professionals in BET and other interdisciplinary studies • The highest research capabilities in secondary battery integration • Developing new technologies to produce super-elastic main part and high-capacity storage with one nano polymer • Developing high storage battery for the next generation PC • Organizing and educating research teams to develop a next-generation battery Marine Biology Engineering Enterprise Nano-Biochemical Material Enterprise • Laying the foundation for marine biology engineering research with collaboration from international researchers • Bioengineering research on pathogens and the host • Research on pathogens Genetically and proteomically approach bacterial and viralpathogens in marine organisms • Research on hosts Research on viral/bacterial disease-fighting mechanisms based on the immunology of pomfret and molecular proteomics • Developing transformed fish, from research, that resist pathogen attacks • Creating lattice-producing polymer and related gel • Creating lattice-producing polymer nano material that can be made & refined with electronic spin technology • Developing super molecular material that extracts organic and toxic substances from water-soluble material • Manufacturing chemical sensors for biological molecules and nanotube-based heavy materials • Developing educational programs that maximize the benefit of having international scholars Cell Information Exchange Enterprise Chicken Coxidium Prevention Research Enterprise • Some of the world’s best capabilities in research of intercellular materials and their exchanges • Educating highly-skilled professionals to research intercellular materials and their exchanges • Establishing an international research network on intercellular materials and their exchanges • Some of the world’s best capabilities in research of avian diseases and immunology • Educating students to be competitive in the global world • Varying education and research models by creating new paradigms Professor Lee was chosen to be the director of the Systems & Synthetic Agrobiotech project in the Next-generation Bio Green 21 enterprise, which is programmed by the Rural Development Administration. After establishing seven sub-enterprises to maximize R&D efficiency, the Next-generation Bio Green 21 enterprise selected Professor Lee as the Director after two judicious reviews. The seven sub-enterprises are: Systems & Synthetic Agrobiotech enterprise, Next-generation Genetic Research enterprise, Animal Genetic Breeding enterprise, Botanical Molecular Breeding enterprise, GM Crop Commercializing enterprise, Agrobiological Food & Medicine Development enterprise, and the Animal Biology Medicine enterprise. The Systems & Synthetic Agrobiotech Center develops advanced technologies through systematic biological analysis on agricultural organism metabolism. This enterprise seeks to manufacture higher-value-added materials, to improve metabolic control and the use of new functional bio parts, develop the relevant technologies and then transfer them to industry. It will soon be possible to develop original agricultural and life science technologies, to regulate and redesign metabolism through a combination of systematic and synthetic biology, and metabolic engineering. This will allow mass production of useful compounds, and development of agricultural super-organisms for high-value compounds. We are working to make Korea the top ‘Green Bio-Agricultural Nation’ over the next ten years. 2010. 12. 28 GyengNam Il-bo
  13. 13. GNU Plus Industrial-Academic Cooperation / GNU Hub University for Industrial Collaboration (GHUNIC) enterprise Through industrial-academic collaboration, we can catch two birds with one stone – practical training and knowledge 24 25 GYEONGSANG NATIONAL UNIVERSITY GNU invigorates local industry through advanced industrial-academic collaboration Practical training is necessary to become an internationally-renowned GNU’s ‘Hub University for Industrial Collaboration’ enterprise offers a new paradigm in partnership university so that students are prepared to smoothly transfer into the with industry. Through this advanced industrial partnership, the HUIC aims to provide the technology working environment. GNU collaborates with industry in three spe- and workforce needed by SMEs (Small- and Medium Enterprises) by educating students in practical cilized fields – nano/advanced material, life sciences, and mechani- skills. HUIC particularly intends to focus on strategic industries in the area through structural en- cal/aerospace engineering. We give our students practical skills that hancement of the IT, mechanical, aerospace, chemical, energy, and environment industries. GNU will make them indispensable to society. soon be the industrial center of Gyeongnam, taking strategic industries to advanced levels by connecting them with outstanding professionals from GNU’s classrooms. Structural enhancement of local industry Structural enhancement of strategic industries in southeastern Korea STAR companies Specialized departments Life Sciences Affiliated with Bio21 Center in Jinju Supporting biological sciences, a coming core industry for the 21st century • Chosen as a support center for bio-venture companies by the Ministry of Industrial Resources (laying foundation for companies) 21.3 billion won between 2000 and 2004. • Amicogen, Inc. and 15 other bio-venture companies have moved in. • Constructed a bio-industry district (Bio Valley): 1st stage–37acres/17billion won • Bio Venture Plaza construction: from 2004 to 2008 (5 years) 24.3 billion won • Internationally certified non-clinical research center (CRO) Technology development, company support and education • Our own venture company, Amicogen, Inc., established by the GNU faculty • Technology licensing to N company in Switzerland (20 billion won) Nano and Advanced Materials Laying the foundation for parts and material industry in Gyeongnam to boost next-generation development • Invitation to the Ministry of Information Technology to build the Information Technology Research Center (ITRC) at GNU • Establishment of research cluster in Gyeongnam industrial area • Chosen as a project carrier for organic semi-conductor development and an outstanding project from yearly evaluations (Ministry of Industrial Resources) • Invitation to local industries to build research centers at our school (Nano, Oksan Mechanical, etc.) • Received many patents and transferred technologies (total income: 200 million won / 6 transfers) • Our own venture company, Nano, Inc., established by faculty • Plans to establish an industry support center in Saju Industrial Complex Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Laying the foundation for aerospace and high-tech mechanical parts and materials industries and establishment of Techno-Ville through collaboration with industry • TIC/ Gyeongsang National University Innovative Center for Mechanical Transportation Parts has moved in • BK21/ Innovative Research Center for Development of Human Capital in Mechanical Transportation has moved into an experimental building. • MeTEC/ Education Center of Practical Training for highly-skilled workers has moved in • Establishment of Center for Industrial-Academic Collaboration (165,000㎡) • Establishment of visual product manufacturing center, moving in of many venture companies • Has become the hub for RIS innovative businesses in Gyeongnam • PCTT/ Invitation to Technology Transfer Facilitation project of small and medium businesses in Gyeongnam • GNU Resarch Park construction project (4.5billion, Local University Nurturing enterprise) • Chosen as a research center for small and medium businesses (Gyeongsang National University TIC and four corporations) • Organized industrial-academic collaboration in Sacheon • Endeavoring to establish a government-supported • Pursuing R&D Cluster in engineering GNU Hub University for Industrial Collaboration (GHUNIC) enterprise 2nd stage Hub University for Industrial Collaboration enterprise Cultivating strategic industries in local areas through structural enhancement of IT, mechanical and aerospace, chemical, energy, and environmental industry http://ghunic.gnu.ac.kr • Under joint support from the Ministry of Education, Science & Technology and the Ministry of Knowledge Economy, GHUNIC was opened in July 2009 with a budget of 17 billion won over five years, conducting collaborative projects with industries throughout the southeast area • Providing technology and professionals to industries in the southeast area, including Gyeongnam, Busan, and Ulsan as a hub university for industrial collaboration • 95 faculty members and 1,146 students from 14 different departments of the GNU College of Engineering, Gyeongsangnam-do and other local governments, and 450 local industries in the southeast area all participated in the projects • Incentives to acquire technological competiveness by progressive technological support and other professional measures were provided by the Whole Brain Team • Supporting the facilitation of technological invention, quality improvement and new products for speficic companies with the help of the Coop Research Center Participating departments Advanced partnership with industry Supports based on performance Improvement of faculty employment and evaluation system •Improvement of faculty employment and evaluation system •Specialized departments •Placement credit system •Capstone design •Internship for the unemployed Family companies Improvement of faculty employment and evaluation system •Family companies •Industrial-academic collaboration association •Technology development •Technology consultancy •Equipment •Training program for the employed GHUNIC GNU •Office of Academy & Industry Collaboration •University Senate •Engineering Education Innovation Center •E-learning Center •Lifelong Education Center •Career Development Center •Technology Transfer Center •Gyeongsang Business Incubator •Centralized Scientific Instrumentation Facility (CSIF) Brand program •SysTech114 •MOE114 Support facilities •Office of Academy & Industry Collaboration •University Senate •Engineering Education Innovation Center •E-learning Center •Lifelong Education Center •Career Development Center •Technology Transfer Center •Gyeongsang Business Incubator •Centralized Scientific Instrumentation Facility (CSIF)
  14. 14. GNU Plus Educational Support 26 27 GYEONGSANG NATIONAL UNIVERSITY Student Scholarships Don’t forget GNU Mileage Scholarships We give scholarships to under-represented groups, and students who actively participate in improving their job competitiveness. Students can also receive scholarships by participating in school events Employment Facilitation Program Job competitiveness and professionalism at the same time! The Job Academy gives students better opportunities to start their careers by improving their skills and certification Improving Student Competitiveness Support of Faculty Education Practical training as well as global competition! There is no boundary between education online and offline! Through domestic and international practical training, students gain the practical skills and global competitiveness required by corporations and society GNU provides an environment of support for our students as they discover their strengths and develop their abilities on the path to becoming leaders in their fields, able to compete internationally Improvement of School Competitiveness on the International Scene We prepare students for the global stage! By providing funds for study-abroad programs and teaching necessary English skills, we improve GNU’s international competitiveness. We also continually work to improve the skills of school personnel GNU Social Training Program GNU was selected by the Ministry of Education, Science & Technology (MEST) as a Project for the Improvement of University Education Capabilities four years in a row, designated an “Outstanding University” for two consecutive years, and enjoys funding equal to ₩16.5 billion over 4 years, also from MEST. ACTIVE GNU, keeping pace with the world. Etiquette + common sense + intelligence = innovator! The GNU Social Training Program encourages students to volunteer at various organizations, teaches them etiquette, and encourages reading on many topics Education is centered around actual classes boosted by online education. By giving seminars on how to teach, the faculty can improve their abilities and increase student satisfaction with their education Strengthening the Development of Human Capital Talented people who are needed by society A society that those talented people dream of By improving curriculum, GNU educates students to become essential to industry Industrial-Academic Collaboration Enterprise GNU works with corporate Korea! The ultimate goal of collaboration is to broaden employment opportunities for students. We train our students to be suitable for the workplace and provide practical training sessions
  15. 15. GNU Plus Employment Assistance & Scholarships / Etiquette Training GNU takes care of your passion and perseverance 28 29 GYEONGSANG NATIONAL UNIVERSITY The world is open to those with sophisticated etiquette GNU was the first national university to open an Etiquette Training Institute, with construction done in the traditional Korean style. The Institute aims to complete the training of competent profession- Up to 78% of GNU students benefit from scholarships als with an aspect of fine etiquette, something every year. In recent years, a number of new program- which is necessary in our society. GNU aims to be based scholarships have been introduced. Many stu- a platform that equips our students with the man- dents also receive compensation for participating in ners that will give them an edge in contributing to research projects led by university professors.. the development of traditional culture. Scholarships Employment Assistance The Etiquette Training Institute Eligible Recipients Seminars for Career Paths Undergraduate or graduate school students with excellent academic records or with financial difficulties • Provide career-related programs every semester • Offer plentiful career information and improve our students’ career potential by inviting professionals The Institute is designed to satisfy the need for well-mannered undergraduates through lectures, seminars and exhibitions, as well as a program of traditional culture. Institute buildings include Gaecheok (‘Pioneer’) Hall, an Administration Hall, a Lecture Hall, and the Hall for Korean Architecture Studies. Types of Scholarships [Scholarships] • Internal School Scholarships : Gyeongsang Scholarships, scholarships for new excellent students, Euddeum Pioneer Scholarships, scholarships for excellent academic records, scholarships for students with financial difficulties, Information Scholarships, Globalization Scholarships, special scholarships and Work Scholarships • Government Scholarships: Nation Ⅰ, Nation Ⅱ, Sarang Deurim, government scholarships in science, engineering, humanities and social science, and Government Work Scholarships • External School Scholarships : Scholarships from GNU Scholarship foundation, Scholarships from GNU Development foundation, scholarships from local governments, industries, and other groups [Student Loans] • Government Loans: Deun Deun Loan, General Loan • Loans for students from farming and fishing communities Scholarships Awarded in 2010 Internal/External School Scholarships Undergraduates Year (spring and fall semester average) 2010 Unit: 1,000 KRW Students 13,840 Number of Recipients 10,792 Amount 7,594,779 Graduate Schools Year (spring and fall semester average) 2010 Unit: 1,000 KRW Students Number of Recipients Amount Percentage of Student Body Receiving Scholarships 2,769 1,749 4,311,095 43,2 Status of Researcher Supports Year 2010 Percentage of Student Body Receiving Scholarships 78.0 Number of Projects 811 Unit: 1,000 KRW Number of Recipients 6,523 Amount 12,053,629 Enhancing students’ career competiveness in line with changes in employment systems • The CEOs of many primary corporations are also invited to share hiring policies etc. Improving the quality of campus life • Conducting research on the student opinions, attitudes, and lifestyles • Developing programs to improve the quality of life on campus • Establishing organic systems that link campus life, academic activities, and careers after graduation Employment efforts with the Ministry of Labor • We co-sponsor seminars with the local government every year & invite CEOs. • We help students get jobs with local government every year. Facilities GNU is proud to offer different architectural styles for the four halls (all wooden buildings) at the Institute (See the table below). At the Hall for Korean Architecture Studies, students in the etiquette program can stay there as rooms are available. The Institute contributes to GNU’s reputation and will add to the numbers of GNU graduates finding employment. Hall Area Gaecheok Hall 240m Administration Hall 119m2 Lecture Hall Hall for Korean Architecture Studies 58m 2 2 103m2 Rooms Style of Roof 5 rooms, 1 kitchen 乙(one of the Chinese characters) 1 Administration Office, 2 restrooms 2 lecture rooms 5 bedrooms, 2 shower rooms, 2 restrooms monitor gambrel gable
  16. 16. GNU Plus UNITED KINGDOM NETHERLANDS GERMANY FRANCE ITALIA International Exchange Programs POLAND KAZAKHSTAN UZBEKISTAN GNU students are reborn as global communicators upon admission INDIA RUSSIA MONGOLIA CHINA HONG KONG signed its first exchange program in 1981. Since then, we have been running exchange programs with 117 universities, 3 institutions, 10 research centers and 2 high schools from 22 countries. U.S.A. Japan Michigan University (November 14, 1981) Pittsburg State University (April 25, 1991) University of Washington (March 31, 1992) San Jose University (April 28, 1997) North Carolina University (September 1, 2001) Texas A&M University (April 28, 2003) The University of Texas at Arlington (July 20, 2004 – renewed) Ohio State University (October 28, 2004) Purdue University (November 12, 2004) University of Virginia (February 2, 2006) Texas Tech University (December 1, 2006) West Virginia University (January 31, 2007) University at Buffalo, State University of New York, (SUNY)(February 13, 2007) University of Utah (February 13, 2007) University of Wisconsin-Madison (November 7, 2007) Baylor University (February 1, 2008) California University (February 19, 2008) University of Missouri-Columbia (August 18, 2008) International Student Exchange Programs (May 27, 2009) Murray State University(July 9, 2010) California State University, San Bernardino (November 1, 2010) Shimane University (March 5, 1991) Kitami University of Technology (July 15, 1996) Osaka University of Economics and Law (June 4, 1999) Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology (September 10, 1999) Nagoya University (November 30, 1999) Toyohashi University of Technology (June 28, 2000) Chubu Branch of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Science (February 22, 2001) Kyoto University (March 5, 2001) University of Tokyo (December 1, 2001) Iwate Prefecture University (December 12, 2001) Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (June 26, 2002) Hokkaido University (December 15, 2003) Osaka University (July 5, 2004) Okayama University Medical School (August 20, 2004) Yamaguchi University (November 26, 2004) Kyushu University (December 14, 2004) Meiji University (February 2, 2007) Kyoto Prefectural University (July 1, 2007) Rakuno Gakuen University (February 15, 2008) Kansai University (March 21, 2008) Kochi University (January 9, 2010) The International Korean School Chairmen Association (June 14, 2010) Shinshu University (May 17, 2011) National Institute for Materials Science (September 20, 2011) Nihon University (September 20, 2011) PHILIPPINES VIETNAM CAMBODIA GNU students communicate with everyone from all around the world. GNU • Joint PhD program with Purdue University and the University of Missouri in the US • GNU lab at Scripps Research Center at Purdue University • Held symposium with Germany’s Max-Planck Research Institute TAIWAN China Northwest University (July 21, 1998) Huazhong University of Science & Technology (July 8, 1999) Yanbian University (December 3, 1999) Shandong Agricultural University (August 25, 2000) Yantai Normal University (June 20, 2001) Jiamusi University (January 16, 2002) Chongging University (May 5, 2002) Shantou University (May 15, 2002) Qingdao University of Science and Technology (July 29, 2002) Sichuan University (July 30, 2002) Shandong University (January 27, 2003) Liaoning University of Science and Technology (May 12, 2004) Soochow University (June 11, 2004) Ocean University of China (October 25, 2004) Qingdao University (October 25, 2004) Xian Jiaotong University (October 25, 2004) Shandong University at Weihai (October 27, 2004) Anshan No 1. Middle School (November 4, 2005) Tianjin Polytechnic University (December 2, 2005) Heilongjiang August First Agriculture University (April 4, 2006) Huaihai Institute of Technology (May 3, 2006) Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (August 10, 2006) Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (August 11, 2006) Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine (October 18, 2006) China Agricultural University (April 1, 2007) Northwest University of Politics & Law (June 25, 2007) Qingdao Agricultural University (May 20, 2008) Huazhong Agricultural University (May 21, 2008) Zhejiang University of Finance & Economics (June 5, 2008) Jilin Agricultural University (March 18, 2009) KOREA AUSTRALIA JAPAN GYEONGSANG NATIONAL UNIVERSITY 30 31 NEW ZEALAND Jiangsu University (April 1, 2009) Institute Plant Physiology and Ecology Shanghai Institute for Biological Sciences Chinese Academy of Sciences (April 1, 2009) Taishan University of Taishan Institute (May 7, 2010) Lo Dong University (June 25, 2010) Qiqihar University (August 6, 2010) Shandong Yantai Agricultural Sciences Institute (August 19, 2010) Yunnan University (November 24, 2010) Shandong University at Weihai (December 29, 2010) Shanghai Jiao Tong University (July 20, 2011) Hangzhou Art School (September 20, 2011) CANADA UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Italy Institute for Membrane Technology (ITMCNR) (July 2007) The Netherlands Plant Research International B.V. (December 30, 2004) Technische Universiteit Eindhoven (January 17, 2007) Uzbekistan First Tashkent State Medical Institute (December 23, 2003) Russia Komsomolsk-Na-Amure State Technical University (February 25, 1997) Economic Research Institute Russian Academy of Science (February 25, 1997) The First Tashkent State University (December 23, 2003) Transbaikal State University (August 8, 2005) Moscow State University (March 7, 2008) Poland Nicolaus Copernicus University (May 11, 2007) Australia Victoria University (July 18, 2003) Griffith University (August 26, 2010) India France University of Grenoble III (April 21, 1986) Paul Cezanne University (AIX-MARSEILLE) (May 4, 2007) Ecole Nationale Superieure d’ Architecture de Paris La Villette (March 10, 2009) The United Kingdom University of Sheffield (September 1, 1997) Canada University of Quebec, Trois-Rivieres (June 28, 2004) University of Guelph (February 12, 2007) University of Saskatchewan (June 7, 2011) Germany University Leipzig (December 5, 2006) New Zealand Victoria University of Technology (July 30, 2010) Jawaharlal Nehru University (June 28, 1997) University of Delhi (April 20, 2005) Amity University Uttar Pradesh (February 10, 2009) Cambodia Royal University of Agriculture (February 15, 2006) Hong Kong Chinese University of Hong Kong (April 11, 2006) The Philippines University of the Philippines Diliman (October 22, 1998) University of the Philippines in the Visayas (July 26, 2002) University of the Philippines Los Banos (May 14, 2007) MMBS (November 8, 2010) Bulancan State University (November 8, 2011) Vietnam Cantho University (February 25, 2002) Hanoi University of Technology (February 25, 2002) Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (February 15, 2006) Institute of Biotechnology Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (November 3, 2008) Faculty of Economics and Business Administration of University of Dalat (January 7, 2011) Thailand Fo Guang University (October 27, 2008) National Changhua University of Education (March 10, 2010) Chinese Culture University (July 27, 2011) Mongolia Mongolian State University of Agriculture (May 13, 2009) National University of Mongolia (June 10, 2010) Kazakhstan Semey State Pedagogical Institute (October 20, 2009) Semey State Medical University (November 25, 2010) Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (October 15, 2011)
  17. 17. GNU People 32 33 Outstanding professors are taking responsibility for GNU's future GNU, a global leader, is able to produce distinguished professionals thanks to its eminent teaching members. GNU professors strive to cultivate highly-skilled human capital with their abundant experience, knowledge and open-minded teaching methods with students. Their effort is focused not only on delivering knowledge but also on guiding students toward becoming better human beings. From all our many GNU faculty members, here are seven of the most outstanding professors leading GNU to the world stage. Research areas in the top 1% of impact factor ㆍMathematics : ranked #1 in the nation ㆍAgricultural sciences : ranked #2 in the nation ㆍComputer sciences : ranked #3 in the nation ㆍPlants/animal sciences : ranked #3 in the nation Prof. Han Sang-deok (Department of Chinese Language and Literature) ㆍReceived the first Best Teacher Award by GNU ㆍDirector of Jinju Culture and Art Foundation ㆍDirector of Chinese Study publication, committee member of Research Institute of East Asian Literature and Culture ㆍPublished 20 books and 20 papers, and translated 20 Chinese books Prof. Park Sang-sik (Department of Maritime Police Systems) ㆍReceived the first Best Teacher Award by GNU ㆍNominated Best Teacher Award across the nation in 2011 ㆍProfessional member of lectures on public officials' rights and integrity for Prosecution Office, National Police Agency, National Correction Agency, etc ㆍDirector of the Democratic Law Study Association, Maritime Police Society, Korea Association of Victimology, Korean Association of Public Safety and Criminal Justice ㆍPublished 'Crime and Human Right', 'Introduction to Criminal Law', and many others Prof. Eun Young(Department of Nursing) ㆍReceived the first ‘GNU Best Teaching Award’ ㆍProfessor of the Department of Nursing (RN, GNP, NCLEX-RN) ㆍEditor of the Korean Society of Nursing Science; Chief Editor of Rheumatism Society ㆍPublished papers regarding geriatric nursing in SSCI in 2008, 2009 and 2011. ㆍAuthor of nursing books such as ‘Introduction to Geriatric Nursing’, ‘Adult Nursing’ and ‘Introduction to Nursing Research’. GYEONGSANG NATIONAL UNIVERSITY Prof. Lee Sang-yeol(Department of Biochemistry) Prof. Lee Sim-sung(Department of Chemistry) ㆍDirector of the Systems & Synthetic Agrobiotech Center of Next Generation Bio Green 21 Enterprise sponsored by the Rural Development Administration ㆍGovernment support of 100 billion won over ten years from 2011 ㆍDirector of the National Core Research Center (2003~2010) – acquired “A” rating from the final evaluation on relevant enterprises ㆍPublished two papers in Science, one in Cell, and over 200 papers in SCI ㆍRegistered 16 domestic patents and 10 international patents ㆍMembership in the Korea Academy of Science and Technology (2004) ㆍReceived ‘Scientist of the Year’ Award (2004), ‘Scientist of the Month’ Award, KAIST Alumni Award, Gyeongnam Science Grand Prize (2006) and the Life Science Award from the Korean Society for Molecular and Cellular Biology ㆍReceived the ‘Community Service Grand Prize’ in the Environment Sector from the National Assembly (2009) ㆍProfessional member of the Planning and Budget Committee for National Science and Technology (2006) ㆍChairperson of the Research Institute’s Evaluation Committee (2011) ㆍProfessional member of the Science and Technology Committee of Agriculture and Fisheries (2011) ㆍAcquired fellowship in the Korea Academy of Science and Technology ㆍReceived ‘Scientist and Technologist of the Month’ Award from the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology and the National Research Foundation of Korea (March 2011) ㆍRanked #1 in all WCU natural science fields during the interim evalution as the director of WCU enterprise at GNU ㆍExpert advisor of the National Research Foundation of Korea ㆍSenior Editor of the Korea Chemical Society and international advisor to Nano-Metal Chemistry (Taylor & Francis) ㆍPublished over 210 papers in international journals including Coord Chem Rev and the highly reputable Accounts of Chemical Research Prof. Cho Yeol-je(Department of Math Education) ㆍPublished 10 books with Chapman and Hall/CRC and Nova Science Publishers, which are renowned publishers in the USA ㆍMember and Poet of the Korea Academy of Science and Technology ㆍChief Editor of the Korean Mathematical Society ㆍChief and Associate Chief Editor of 15 different international mathematics journals inclusing SCI(E) ㆍPublished 300 papers in SCI and SCIE ㆍPublished 25 volumes of Conference Proceedings, Special issues and books in Springer Publishing, Hindawi Publishing Corporation and Nova Science Publishers, which are renowned publishers abroad ㆍOrganizing Director of the bi-annual International Conference on Nonlinear Functional Analysis and Applications Prof. Chung Duck- hwa(Department of Food Engineering) ㆍFirst President of Good Agricultural Practices Association ㆍ ember of the Food Sanction Committee of the Ministry of M Health Welfare, as well as many other positions in various agricultural groups ㆍChairperson of the Agricultural Product Quality Control Committee of the Ministry of Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries ㆍAdvisor of the Food Safety Committee of the Office of the Prime Minister ㆍAdvisor to the Green Growth Committee of the Rural Development Administration
  18. 18. GNU People Gyeongsang is the center of intellectuals filled with passion and dreams Prof. Bae Hwa-ok (Department of Social Welfare) ㆍVice-Dean of the College of Social Sciences ㆍListed in the 2011-2012 “Marquis Who’s Who” directory ㆍPublished a paper in Child and Youth Services Review, listed in SSCI in 2007 and 2009 respectively ㆍPublished a paper in Chile Welfare, listed in SSCI in 2010 Prof. Jeong Jong-hwa(Department of Chemistry) Prof. Cho Tae-hwan (Department of Aerospace and System Engineering) ㆍReceived Merit Medal(Samiljang), National Camellia Medal(Dongbaekjang) ㆍPresident of the Korean Society of Aeronautical Space Sciences in 2000 and 2001 ㆍDean of GNU Graduate Schools ㆍEstablished the Graduate School of Aerospace Specialization in collaboration with KARI and KAI ㆍChairperson of Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board belonging to the Ministry of Land, Transportation, and Maritime Affairs ㆍPublished papers in Chem Soc Rev, (the world-renowned British chemistry journal), three years in a row ㆍPublished over 120 papers in international journals including Angewandte Chemie and Advanced Materials, which are top-ranking journals Information on Colleges Graduate Schools Colleges The College of Humanities The College of Social Sciences The College of Natural Sciences The College of Business The College of Engineering The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences The College of Law The College of Education The College of Veterinary Medicine The College of Nursing The College of Marine Sciences The College of Pharmacy Prof. Yun Dae-jin(Department of Biochemistry) ㆍDirector of World Class University(WCU) Enterprise selected by the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology * 1) received a total research fund of 10 billion since 2008, 2) marked a perfect score on peer evaluation of WCU, 3) selected as the best enterprise across the nation during an interim evaluation ㆍEstablished a lab in Purdue University(ranked #10 graduate program) in the USA ㆍSigned an agreement to initiate a dual PhD degree program with Purdue University(first program in the nation) ㆍFor the first time, decoded plants genes living in the polar regions(publication in Nature Genetics) ㆍPublished over 130 SCI-level papers in Cell, Nature Genetics, PNAS, etc. ㆍReceived Best Publication Award by the Botanical Society of Korea(2010) ㆍReceived Academy Award by the Korea Society of Plant Biotechnology(2011) ㆍOrganizing chairperson of Korea-Germany plant biotechnology symposium(2009) ㆍOrganizing chairperson of Korea-China-Japan plant biotechnology symposium(2012) The Graduate School of Medicine Graduate Schools Professional Graduate Schools The Graduate School of Business The Graduate School of Education The Graduate School of Industry The Graduate School of Public Administration The Graduate School of Aerospace Specialization The Graduate School of Public Health The Graduate School of Food and Medicine
  19. 19. Information on Colleges 36 37 GYEONGSANG NATIONAL UNIVERSITY The College of Humanities Department of Korean Language Literature The College of Natural Sciences The College of Business The College of Engineering The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences The College of Law The College of Education Department of English Language Literature The Department of Korean Language Literature is focused on research and education on the Korean language and its literature. It has a goal of helping students understand Korean language and literature better, and looking at international literature. The College of Social Sciences Being aware that English is a ‘must’ in a global society, the Department of English Language Literature aims to continually improve the English proficiency of its students. We constantly strive to nurture key human capital towards becoming global leaders by providing in-depth English literature and linguistic programs. Department of German Language Literature The College of Veterinary Medicine The Department of German Language Literature will increase understanding of German literature and culture. With the ability to speak German, students will be able to work internationally. The College of Nursing The College of Marine Sciences The College of Pharmacy Department of Russian Studies The Department of Russian Studies offers a joint-degree program with Transbaikal State University in Russia and Semey State Pedagogical Institute in Kazakhstan with an increased need to understand Russian culture, in light of the rapid changes in Eastern Europe and the former USSR. Department of French Language Literature The Department of French Language Literature helps students improve French proficiency and offers courses in French literature and linguistics. It also aims to promote French society, history, culture, and geography to its intellectual human capital. Department of History History teaches students to think about the changes in human society and the problems throughout time. Students will be able to better understand society and have a better outlook on the future. College of Humanities Department of Chinese Language Literature The Department of Chinese Language and Literature aims to foster professionals with a high level of speaking ability and understanding of Chinese culture through training in the Chinese language and a critical appreciation of Chinese literature. Department of Philosophy Philosophy seeks to acquire wisdom by understanding the world and analyzing that knowledge. For this, the Department of Philosophy encourages students to understand the meaning of both life and the world itself in a critical manner. Our program is designed to cultivate multimedia thinking, leading students toward professions suitable for our current society. Department of Korean Classics in Chinese The Department of Korean Classics in Chinese provides systematic programs for overall Korean study to help foster values, morality and humanitarianism in students. Through Confucian classics, the Apprentice classics, and historical books, students can learn traditional Korean culture and thought. Department of Ethnic Dance Connections with universities which focus on the investigation of overseas ethnic dances are considered important in the Department of Ethnic Dance. From 2007, the Department of Ethnic Dance has operated a joint B.A. degree program with Sichuan University, China. Educating students to become independent, creative and ready for the 21st century The College of Humanities offers 10 departments in language, history, philosophy and geography. There are 63 faculty members who teach and research with energy in order to nurture independent and creative human capital. The affiliated Humanities Research Center (Korean, Oriental, and Occidental) and the Research Institute of Gyeongnam Culture (Gyeongnam Cultural Research Center, Nammyung Study Research Center) pursue important values, organize local culture and pass it down to the next generation.
  20. 20. Information on Colleges 38 39 GYEONGSANG NATIONAL UNIVERSITY The College of Social Sciences The College of Natural Sciences Training students to become leaders in a global society The College of Business The College of Engineering The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences The College of Law The College of Education Six departments are offered in the College of Social Sciences: Political Science, Economics, Sociol- The College of Veterinary Medicine ogy, Psychology, Public Administration, and Social Welfare. The College of Social Sciences is the The College of Nursing core of the university, where students learn about social phenomena. In particular, the College of The College of Marine Sciences Social Sciences teaches students to cope with the requirements of the times in this age of global- The College of Pharmacy ization and regionalization and cultivates talent to lead both Korean and international society. Stu- The College of Humanities dents can realize their dreams and design curricula for themselves for higher learning with connected majors, double majors and completion of the teaching program. In addition, the College of Social Sciences operates unique international programs through short-term and long-term overseas training and supports students in obtaining licenses appropriate to their departments. The College also presents unique field education in social science such as ‘Study Tours and Public Institute Practices,’ ‘Education for Democratic Citizens,’ ‘Psycho-Dramas,’ ‘Social Survey and Practice,’ and ‘Seminars with Guest Specialists’, to teach them through experience. Thirty-nine excellent professors with PhDs from eminent universities throughout the world help students in designing their academic and future lives. College of Social Sciences Department of Economics Department of Psychology The Department of Economics provides a wide range of information including pure theoretical economics as well as non-mainstream economics. This science covers globalization, financing-related trends, information trends and ecological problems, as well as important social and economic issues of the 21st century. This department covers various kinds of artificial intelligence, human factors, consulting, health, clinical psychology, industrial psychology, consumers and advertising through scientific study of human behaviors Department of Political Science Department of Social Welfare The Department of Social Welfare helps students acknowledge the life quality problems of individuals and society and investigates social problems such as children’s issues, women’s issues, handicapped children’s issues, and juvenile delinquency, as influenced by modernization, industrialization, and urbanization. Department of Sociology The Department of Sociology provides students with opportunities to understand the complexity of modern industrial society and analyze the social problems of Korean society from various perspectives. This department systematically explores Korean politics and diplomacy, international relations and various situations in foreign countries and cultivates future leaders in this area. Department of Public Administration The Department of Public Administration equips students with administrative abilities and expertise through the study of administration processes, thus providing the workforce with skills necessary for the day to day operation of the nation.
  21. 21. Information on Colleges 40 41 GYEONGSANG NATIONAL UNIVERSITY The College of Natural Sciences Department of Microbiology Department of Mathematics Microbiology is the study of bacteria, fungi and viruses, which make up 60% of the earth biosphere. It is important because these microbes are closely related to disease, food, and the environment, key factors in human health. By using highly advanced molecular biology techniques, the Department of Microbiology teaches students about microbe metabolism, inheritance patterns, and interaction with their surroundings, as well as their variations. Labs and lectures will provide the necessary knowledge in applied fields such as biological engineering, genetic engineering, the environment, and purification processes. The College of Business The Department of Mathematics provides programs of mathematical problem-solving and techniques of computer use. Through programs, students will be equipped with the ability to analyze basic concepts of problems and find creative solutions. The College of Engineering The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences The College of Law The College of Education Department of Food Science and Nutrition The College of Veterinary Medicine The Department of Food Science and Nutrition aims to foster knowledge of nutrition and the ability to help people in food selection so that national diet can be improved, contributing to people’s health and well-being. It also aims to produce students equipped with food expertise. The College of Nursing The College of Marine Sciences The College of Pharmacy Department of Biology Biology is the basis of public health, medicine, the environment, and agriculture, and the Department of Biology educates students to be part of a greener 21st century. The College of Humanities Department of Clothing Textiles The College of Social Sciences Clothing and Textiles is an applied science, as well as a synthesized study since it studies clothing and textiles from a variety of perspectives such as Physics, Chemistry, History, Psychology, Sociology, Art, and Physiology. Department of Biochemistry The Department of Biochemistry looks at the chemical reactions required to maintain biological functions. Students will learn to play important roles in developing new medicine and research in genetic engineering. Department of Information Statistics The Department of Information Statistics teaches students information and skills in statistics with computer programs that can be used to collect, process, and analyze data in today’s society. Department of Computer Science This Department educates professionals in computer and information technology to cope with globalization trends in an information-oriented society. Department of Informatics In the upcoming ubiquitous period, people will use portable devices to manipulate the information environment. The Department of Informatics conducts research working towards the facilitation of integrated information technology and educates students to become professionals in the field of embedded software. Department of Earth Environmental Science The Department of Earth Environmental Science, studying the 4.6 billionyear-old Earth, is the indefinite study field, awaiting new students eager to discover the unknown world. The Department primarily focuses on the study of the history of the Earth, the status and origin of earth materials, phenomena of the earth’s crust and inner earth, natural disasters such as earthquakes and volcanoes, exploration of energy and mineral resources, developing subterranean water and soil, and solving environmental pollutant issues. With this curriculum, the Department contributes to the harmony between nature and humankind, and the sustaining of our future. Department of Physics Physics investigates the universe, substance, and energy of natural phenomena. It is the basis for all natural and applied science. College of Natural Sciences Department of Chemistry Chemistry is a pure science dealing with the characteristics, properties and responses of substances and the changes of energy. This Department cultivates the professionals needed in the advanced chemical materials field; they will be able to clarify the origin of materials and mechanisms, develop new energy resources, prevent and cure diseases, and take measures against environments polluted by humans. Fostering creative scientific professionals grounded on fundamental science The College of Natural Sciences provides demand-centered learning programs to cultivate practical professionals equipped with extensive knowledge of basic thinking that enables them to find solutions. We provide the optimum educational atmosphere for our faculty and students, along with an enviable infrastructure to effectively deliver skills that come from focusing on practice and experiment, and not only theory. The College is moving forward towards GNU’s goal to become one of the top 10 universities in the world, with such enterprises as WCU, Next-generation Bio Green 21, and BK 21. Aiming to create a university of research and advanced sciences for the 21st century, we are cultivating the best of those who will benefit mankind, and contribute to its improvement.
  22. 22. Information on Colleges 42 43 GYEONGSANG NATIONAL UNIVERSITY The College of Business The College of Engineering The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences The College of Law The College of Education The College of Veterinary Medicine The College of Nursing The College of Marine Sciences The College of Pharmacy The College of Humanities The College of Social Sciences The College of Natural Sciences Intellectuals running the world The College of Business helps student dreams come true. We prepare students with practical training, a mentoring program that pairs each student up with a professor, and an improved curriculum that reflects the changing business environment. Students also participate in the study-abroad programs to become more competitive. The College of Business consists of the Department of Business Administration, the Department of Management Information Systems, the Department of International Trade and the Department of Accounting. The College has 27 professors involved in both education and research, and all students have access to fully equipped facilities, language training labs, and study rooms. Opened at the end of 2005, the ‘LG Pioneer Hall’ offers optimal study rooms for students preparing for various national exams. College of Business Our graduates are pursuing their dreams by getting jobs in many industries, including manufacturing and finance. Department of Management Information Systems Department of International Trade The Department of Management Information Systems develops students to play a core role in companies and organizations. Students will acquire knowledge of and skills with information, to bring about effectiveness and efficiency in management. This department focuses on theoretical and practical education as required in the field. This includes trading of international financial products, electronic commerce between countries, commercial transaction practices for each country, and the present status of international economies. Department of Business Administration Department of Accounting The Department of Business Administration focuses on educating students with practical management skills to help them keep up with globalization. The Department of Business Administration also helps students to apply business information to encountered problems as well as the ability to adapt to new environments. This department seeks to produce accounting specialists who understand theory and have practical abilities to actively cope with changes in internal and external environments. Studies include Revision of tax law, introduction of new management practices and introduction of international accounting standards (K-IFRS).
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