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    • UST - Home of creative convergenceeducation capitalizing on the nationsR&D infrastructureUST features its unique field-centric education system that effectively utilizes top-notch researchers as well as cutting-edge equipment and huge facilities in nationalresearch institutes funded by Korean government.Education System of UST National research institutes authorized the role of education ¡ Association with 29 national research institutes Cutting-edge National research Outstanding research equipment programs and researchers serving and huge facilities projects as professors ¡ Agile and flexible curriculum on emerging convergence technologies Proactive integration of rapid changes in science and technology
    • Admissions Guidefor International Students, Spring 2012CONTENTSPART 1 . Welcome from President _ 06 . History of UST _ 07 . Achievements Excellence of UST _ 07 . Featured Curricula of UST _ 08 . Admissions Guide _ 10PART 2 . Introduction to Field of Study _ 15
    • UST, The Leader of Creative Convergence
    • Admissions Guide for International Students, Spring 2012UST,TheLeader of PART 1CreativeConvergence . Welcome from President Welcome to the University of Science and Technology. Facing an era of knowledge-based information, UST is leaping to a world-class university. UST is leading a featured education system to cope with the era of . Welcome from President knowledge-based information in the 21 st century that is characterized by diversity in every field of politics, economy, society, culture, and art. Now on top of it, we are preparing a leap to a university on a par with the worlds prestigious universities. The era of knowledge-based information requires us of challenges, creative thinking, and enthusiasm for new discoveries and unprecedented creations. We cannot catch up with the era of a rapid change in an old- fashioned way of thinking. UST is focused on cultivating specialists with profound knowledge, appreciative insight, and open mind to cope with the rapidly changing world. UST aims to produce USTians of creativity, culture, cooperation, and competitiveness. UST has a vital vision and a vivid future. UST proposes a new paradigm of education for the new era by trying our best to produce quality researchers of novel convergence technology, which is a core infrastructure for the creation of the nations driving force to sustainable development. UST will serve as the incubator of youths of science and technology inside and outside of Korea through an entirely new field-apprentice education system. You - UST students - will have the benefit of a good infrastructure built for quality education. You can have free access to research know-how that has been accumulated for decades in the 29 national research institutes sponsored by government. And there, you can also utilize top-notch research facilities and equipments at your will. I truly believe that your decision to join UST will bear fruit in your bright future. University of Science & Technology Thank you. President, the University of Science and Technology 6
    • Admissions Guide for International Students, Spring 2012 Application Guide for Foreign Students, Fall 2011UST,TheLeader of . History of USTCreative Dec. 18, 2002 Revision of the law for the establishment of UST (by National Assembly members)Convergence Approval of the establishment of the UST (by the Ministry of Education & Human Resources Oct. 22, 2003 Development) Mar. 03, 2004 The 1st entrance ceremony Sep. 23, 2004 Revision of the relevant law Feb. 17, 2006 The 1st commencement Oct. 22, 2007 The inauguration of the 2nd President, Sekyung Lee Jurisdiction transfer from the Ministry of Science and Technology to the Ministry of Education, Feb. 29, 2008 Science, and Technology . History of UST / . History of UST Dec. 03, 2010 Completion of the UST Headquarters Aug. 19, 2011 The 12 th commencement . Achievements Excellence of UST . Achievements Excellence of UST UST students publish their papers as the first authors in Nature and Science. Verifying new function of non-neural cell in brain published in Science, Sep.23,2010. - Yun, (Neuroscience, KIST Campus), with other scholars, verified for the first time that gliocyte, a non-neural cell, secretes signal delivery substance in their paper. Exploring generation of hydrogen and energy by microorganism in deep sea published in Nature, Sep.16,2010. - Bae, (Marine Biotechnology, KORDI Campus), with other scholars, verified for the first time that organism can produce self energy along with hydrogen in their paper. University of Science & Technology 7
    • Admissions Guide for International Students, Spring 2012UST,TheLeader of UST Graduates Research AchievementsCreative - 4.52 papers published with SCI level of journals per doctoral graduateConvergence - 1.12 case of patent applied and registered per doctoral graduate 12 research projects were selected as 100 Excellent National Research and Development Projects - 12 research projects conducted by UST faculty members and students were selected as 100 Excellent National Research and Development Projects, 2010 by the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology. . Achievements Excellence of UST / Comparison with other schools Seoul National Name of Affiliation UST POSTECH GIST KAIST University No. of Project 12 5 5 4 1 . Featured Curricula of UST Scholarships and Benefits . Featured Curricula of UST - Tuition and fees of KRW 2,500,000 per semester are supported for all enrolled students. (KRW 10,000,000 for 4 semesters) - A monthly stipend of the following amount is given to all enrolled students: Minimum KRW 900,000 for students in the masters program (KRW 21,600,000 for 4 semesters) Minimum KRW 1,200,000 for students in the doctoral program (KRW 28,800,000 for 4 semesters) - A dormitory room is provided for each student (availability limited in some campuses) - Overseas research grant is given to the grant awardee by other reputable institutions such as National Research Foundation and Korean Student Aid Foundation (KOSAF). Other Benefits for Outstanding Students - Overseas training program UST supports students overseas training, for the maximum period of 6 months, that is provided in the form of internship or co-work in universities or research institutes outside of Korea. The support includes living University of Science & Technology expenses, airfare, travelers insurance. Maximum support for overseas training: Jung, a Doctoral student in 2008, were rewarded KRW 18,700,000. - Overseas exchange program Overseas academic exchange : UST supports students who present their papers in international conferences or seminars. Maximum support for participation in overseas academic conferences: Kim, a masters student, was rewarded KRW 4,900,000 8
    • Admissions Guide for International Students, Spring 2012 Application Guide for Foreign Students, Fall 2011UST,The Overseas trends survey : UST assists students to visit and experience advanced education system inLeader of renowned overseas universities for the maximum period of 15 days. The support includes traveling expenses, airfare, registration fee for conference, travelers insurance.Creative Maximum support for overseas field survey: Shin, a Doctoral student, together with another student, wasConvergence rewarded KRW 17,800,000. - UST Student Awards for outstanding research achievements for the Authors of Accepted Papers by Reputable Journals. UST rewards students with prize money (KRW 4,000,000 for the Best paper and KRW 1,500,000 for the Excellent paper), plaque of honor, and certificate of honor. Student Welfare . Featured Curricula of UST . History of UST All students are provided with - students general insurance covering medical expenses, etc. - regular health check-up. - a monetary assistance for family events such as wedding, baby birth, and death. - both online and face-to-face counseling. - thesis examination fees: Minimum KRW 550,000 for masters students (for 3 committee members) Minimum KRW 1,350,000 for Doctoral student (for 5 committee members) - a free web mail account of 1GB, a free web disc of 2GB, a free text message of 100 SMS a month. Advanced Education System - New majors can be opened each semester: a timely and flexible response to rapid changes in the field of science and technology through the adjustment of majors. - Application fee and thesis examination fee are abolished to provide equal opportunity for more educational consumers. - Introducing instruction real-name system: Instructors name and affiliation will be provided on transcripts to encourage their recognition of teaching responsibility. - Advisor selection system: At the time of application, students can select their advisor to get the most effective advice from an expert in the field. Agreement for Academic Exchange with Prestigious Universities in Korea - UST runs cross registration system with KAIST, GIST, Korea University, Yonsei University, Hanyang University, Ajou University, Chungnam National University, and Changwon University, etc. University of Science & Technology 9
    • Admissions Guide for International Students, Spring 2012UST,TheLeader of . Admissions GuideCreativeConvergence Degree programs 1. Masters Program, Integrative Program - Those who have a bachelors degree or are expected to obtain one by August, 2011. - Those who are recognized as having qualifications equivalent to a bachelors degree or approved by the law. 2. Doctoral Program - Those who have a masters degree or are expected to get one by August, 2011. . Admissions Guide - Those who are recognized as having qualifications equivalent to a masters degree or approved by the law. International Students by Laws - Must not have held a Korean Citizenship since entry to elementary school, and whose parents are not citizens of Korea. - Excluded are those with dual nationality or wihout nationality. - Korean offspring of overseas and with 16 years or more of formal education aboard. Application Schedule No Process Date and Time Location 1 Announcement of Application Guide Sep. 27(Tue), 2011 UST website Notice Board Online Application 2 Online Application Oct. 4(Tue) ~ Oct. 21(Fri), 2011 http://www.apply114.com/ Submission of Oct. 21(Fri), 2011 by 6 pm Student Affairs Team via regular mail 3 Required valid on the date of local postage 217 Gajeong-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon Documents in person Oct. 21(Fri), 2011 by 6pm University of Science & Technology Confirming the Arrival of Required 4 Oct. 25(Tue) ~ Oct. 27(Thu), 2011 UST website Notice Board Documents Announcement of Successful 5 Nov. 3(Thu), 2011 UST website Notice Board Applicants after Documents Screening In-Depth Interview in Each Field of Interview Place and Procedure are to be 6 Nov. 14(Mon) ~ Nov. 17(Thu), 2011 Study announced at UST website Notice Board Announcement of Final Successful 7 Dec. 16(Fri), 2011 UST website Notice Board Applicants 8 Payment of the Registration Fees Dec. 19(Mon) ~ Dec. 23(Fri), 2011 UST website Notice Board Detailed procedures may be subject to change and will be announced on the website. University of Science & Technology The date and time on the above schedule is base on the Korea local standard date and time. What is an integrative program? - An integrative program is defined as a graduate program where students can obtain doctoral degree without submitting masters thesis and their applying for doctoral program. - Those who are admitted through this program should pass qualification examinations of a doctoral program. - Only masters degree is conferred on those who have passed the qualification examination of a doctoral program and have met the requirement of the masters degree, if they quit during the program. 10
    • Admissions Guide for International Students, Spring 2012 Application Guide for Foreign Students, Fall 2011UST,TheLeader of Application PeriodCreative 1. Application period : Oct. 4(Tue) ~ Oct. 21(Fri), 2011Convergence 2. Application procedure Visit the UST website at http://www.ust.ac.kr to click the banner of “Submission of Application” Choose UST at http://www.apply114.com/ (Linked to application page of “Apply114”) . Admissions Guide . History of UST Once you are a member, then do not sign up for Sing up for membership and login membership again. - Make sure to upload color photo. Fill out application form. - Your color photo should be taken of the date of - Apply online by providing all required information application 3 months and show the upper half of the body. Confirm the application form. Once application process is completed, no contents of application form can be changed or cancelled. Application process is completed. - Use a color printer to be sure to print the After confirming the completion of the application documents with a color photo properly. process, print out all application documents and a - Please bring a test identification slip with you on test identification slip (print the cover of the the date of your in-depth interview for which only envelope for mailing) the applicants who have passed documents screening are eligible. All required documents indicated by this - How to submit: put all required documents into application guidelines should be submitted after one envelope, glue the printed cover of envelope completing the online application. for mailing, and mail it by registered or express - Failure to meet the deadline causes the mail or submit it in person. termination of any further process. - For the list of documents to be submitted, the deadline of submission, and the address for submission, please refer to and Required documents and How to submit. University of Science & Technology Submission of all required documents is completed. - Confirm the arrival of the submitted documents on the UST website (Admission “Notice Board”) Confirming the arrival of the submitted (individual notice will not be given) documents - Period of confirmation: Oct. 25(Tue) ~ Oct. 27(Thu), 2011 11
    • Admissions Guide for International Students, Spring 2012UST,TheLeader of Required DocumentsCreative 1. Required documentsConvergence Types of Document No. of Copy Note - Submit a print copy of the application form after online application. Application Form 1 - With a photography taken within 3 months of the date of application (3 4 cm) Letter of Recommendation 2 - - Registration number of degree should be provided.(if An Original Copy of the Certificate of available) 1 (expected) bachelors degree - Submit a proof of enrollment if a diploma or a certificate . Admissions Guide of degree is not available. - Transcripts should show percentile score. An Original Copy of Transcript of 1 - For transferred students, a copy of transcripts before undergraduate Records and after the transfer should be submitted. - Registration number of degree should be provided.(only An Original Copy of the Certificate of for graduates) 1 (expected) masters degree - Submit a certificate of enrollment if expected graduation certificates are not available for seniors. An Original Copy of Transcript of masters - Transcripts should show percentile score. program(only for applicants for doctoral 1 - For transferred students, a copy of transcripts before program) and after the transfer should be submitted. Proposal for study 1 - Submit a print copy after online application. - A photocopy can also be accepted but it will be verified A certified of English proficiency test score 1 against the original copy when you pay tuition and fees A copy of the thesis 1 - Only title and abstract should be submitted (only for applicants for doctoral program) - Publication includes published papers, presented papers in academic conferences, and technical reports, and intellectual property (if available). - Applicants should submit a list of publications and a copy Copy of publication 1 of each. (only for applicants for doctoral program) Publications should provide information about author, summary, or abstract Technical reports should provide information about abstract and summary A copy of passport 1 - Documents in yellow shades are common for all programs Applicants for the integrative program should submit the same documents as applicants for the masters program. All documents submitted should be written in English. In case in which a thesis or a technical report written in languages other than English, please submit only its abstract in English. 2. Submission of documents after online application (1) How to submit : After completing the online application at http://www.apply114.com/, print out Application University of Science & Technology Form, Proposal for Study, and “cover of envelope for mailing”. Next, submit them along with the required documents labeled with “cover of envelope for mailing” by registered or express mail or submit in person to Student Affairs Team at UST. Never forget to submit all the required documents after online application. The process of admission will be terminated if you fail to do so. (2) Deadline of submission - Via regular mail: Oct. 21(Fri), valid for stamped mails up to the date of local postage - In person: Oct. 21(Fri) For the information of public transportation to UST, please visit us at http://www.ust.ac.kr/html/university/intro/come.do 12
    • Admissions Guide for International Students, Spring 2012 Application Guide for Foreign Students, Fall 2011UST,The (3) Confirm the arrival of submitted documents: UST website (Notice Board)Leader ofCreativeConvergence Application Submission, Student Affairs Team, University of Science & Technology 217 Gajeong-ro (176 Gajeong-dong), Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, Korea 305-350 (4) Printing of a test identification slip - You can print a test identification slip after completing online application at http://www.apply114.com/ - Please make sure to bring your printed test identification slip with you on the day of in-depth interview. . Admissions Guide . History of UST Submission of a Certified of English Proficiency Test Score 1. Applicants should submit one of the certified of English proficiency test score equal to or higher than the minimum scores provided below: - Minimum Scores (unit : score) TOEFL Classification TOEIC TEPS IELTS iBT CBT PBT Score obtained 79 213 550 730 680 6 Scores should be issued within 2 years of the date of application (since Oct. 21, 2009) 2. The following applicants do not have to submit a certified of English proficiency test score. - Applicants who obtained a bachelors or higher degree with more than 2 years of study in the English speaking countries, such as the U. S., the U. K., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, and the Republic South Africa. Procedures of Documents Screening and In-depth Interview 1. Documents screening (1) Screening documents : applicants competence will be evaluated based on the documents that applicants submit including transcripts of undergraduate and graduate program, and statement of purpose. (2) Screening English proficiency : Checking whether applicants submitted certified English proficiency score is adequate for the program. (3) Announcement of the result of documents screening: Nov. 3(Thu), 2011, UST website Notice Board 2. In-depth interview University of Science & Technology (1) Evaluation by in-depth interview in each field of study: Overall screening will be conducted in terms of applicants capability of completing degree program, enthusiasm for study and research, and capability and potential of and scietific experiments academic communcations. (2) Date: 1 day between Nov. 14(Mon), 2011 and Nov. 17(Thu), 2011 (3) Details on procedures, interview information, and its venue will be announced on the UST website Notice Board (4) Applicants are required to bring his or her test identification slip and ID in interview. 13
    • Admissions Guide for International Students, Spring 2012UST,TheLeader of Announcement of Successful ApplicantsCreative 1. Date : Dec. 16(Fri) 9 am, 2011Convergence 2. Method : announced on the UST website Notice Board Registration 1. Date : Dec. 19(Mon) ~ Dec. 23(Fri), 2011 2. Method : announced on the UST website Notice Board or by individual notice 3. The registration fee : KRW 200,000 . Admissions Guide - Bank Account Information Bank Number : Woori Bank Account No : 559-212346-13-101 Account Holder Name : University of Science & Technology. Detailed Information will be noticed on the UST website. 4. Note : Admission will be canceled for anyone who fails to register during the designated period. Notes 1. Admission will be canceled if there are any false statements in the submitted documents without any refund. 2. Application will not be accepted if the application form contain false information or all required documents are not submitted. 3. Any submitted documents will not be corrected after the submission and none of them will be returned to applicants. 4. Admission status will not be open to the public. 5. Disqualified applicants may not be admitted additionally even in case where the number of successful applicants is less than the volume of recruitment. Others - UST makes it a rule to study as a full-time student (from 9 am to 6 pm, Monday through Friday). University of Science & Technology For more information, please contact us at Inquiry of Admission Student Affairs Team at UST 042-865-2332, admission@ust.ac.kr UST website(http://www.ust.ac.kr) Admission Q & A Board 14
    • Advisor is subject to change later.Admissions Guide If applicants want to apply for other campus or majorfor International Students, which are not listed in the table, please contact Student Affairs Team.Spring 2012 PART 2 Introduction to Field of Study Introduction to Field of Study 1. Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute 2. Korea Basic Science Institute 3. Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute 4. Korea Institute of Construction Technology 5. Korea Institute of Energy Research 6. Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources 7. Korea Institute Machinery & Material 8. Korea Institute of Materials Science 9. Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information 10. Korea Institute of Industrial Technology 11. Korea Ocean Research & Development Institute 12. Korea Research Institute of Bioscience & Biotechnology 13. Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology 14. Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science
    • Admissions Guide for International Students, Spring 2012 1. Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute http://www.kaeri.re.kr/ Accelerator and Beam Nano Engineering Understanding the fundamental principles of a particle accelerator, though, for example, research on the linear and non-linear behavior of beams within an accelerator and simultaneously cultivating theories, experience, and skills for the manufacture of such an accelerator. A department that studies and experiments on the occurrence and use of neutrons and the use and development of the scattering devices. Professor in Charge : Cho Yong Sub, 042-868-2881, choys@kaeri.re.kr Advanced Nuclear System Engineering Key topics include mechanical programming, its related techniques, safety evaluation of overall system, and nuclear·heat water power programming and its related technique. Professor in Charge : Song Cheol Hwa, 042-868-8876, chsong@kaeri.re.kr Laser & Plasma Engineering A department that acquires technology related to lasers and plasmas applied in various fields, such as general industry, the environment, and energy through high-power laser experiments and plasma application experiments. Professor in Charge : Lee Ki Tae, 042-868-8955, klee@kaeri.re.kr Radiation Biotechnology and Applied Radioiostope Science A variety of application techniques will be covered in radioiostope by studying operation of body from radiation on a molecular·cell·entity level to pursue biological use and applicable skills in response to various effects and variation influencing organism. Professor in Charge : In-Kyu Kim, 042-868-8031, igkim@kaeri.re.kr Program Offered for admission Major Advisor (E-mail) Field M.S. Ph.D. Integrative Accelerator and Beam Kim Han Sung Particle Accelerator Nano Engineering (kimhs@kaeri.re.kr) Song Chul Hwa(1) Safety of Advanced Light Water Reactor Advanced Nuclear (chsong@kaeri.re.kr)University of Science & Technology System Engineering Song Chul Hwa(2) Research Reactor (chsong@kaeri.re.kr) Laser & Plasma Lee Sung Man Laser Engineering (smlee3@kaeri.re.kr) Radiation Biotechnology and Kim Jin Kyu Radiation Biology Applied Radioiostope (jkkim@kaeri.re.kr) Science16
    • Admissions Guide for International Students, Spring 2012 2. Korea Basic Science Institute http://www.kbsi.re.kr/ Isotope Geochemistry Isotope geochemistry pursues to acquire and interpretate analytic data of isotope, necessary for high tech geoscience and environmental science. Cutting-edge large scale analytic equipment helps students to obtain concise and correct analytic data of isotope and to cultivate practical professionals who can contribute to overall geoscience fields. Professor in Charge : Jeong Chang Shik, 043-240-5300, csc@kbsi.re.kr Program Offered for admission Major Advisor (E-mail) Field M.S. Ph.D. Integrative Jeong Chang Shik Isotope Geochemistry Radiogenic isotope geochemistry (csc@kbsi.re.kr) 3. Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute http://www.keri.re.kr/ Electrical Functionality Material Engineering New types of materials will be applied to have diverse electrical/functionality materials and application techniques will be covered in electric/electronic devide and electric equipments. Professor in Charge : Jeong Dae Young, 055-280-1500, dyjeong@keri.re.kr Program Offered for admissionUniversity of Science & Technology Major Advisor (E-mail) Field M.S. Ph.D. Integrative Doh Chil Hoon Lithium battery, Anode materials, thermal (chdoh@keri.re.kr) propertiesof battery Kim Hyun Soo Battery Electrical Functionality (hskim@keri.re.kr) Material Engineering Kim Ick Jun Secondary Battery/Capacitor (ijkim@keri.re.kr) Kim In Sung Ferroelectrics devices for energy storage and (kimis@keri.re.kr) conversion17
    • Admissions Guide for International Students, Spring 2012 4. Korea Institute of Construction Technology http://www.kict.re.kr/ Construction Environment Engineering This field focuses on the technology development to preserve and restore hydro-ecological system such as follows: a high powered water treatment including water supply and drainage, wastes recycling for energy source, reuse of treated water and development of alternative water resource. This is a convergence research with civil engineering, environment engineering, chemical engineering, high molecular, biology, and etc. Professor in Charge : Kim Kwang-Su, 031-910-0299, kskim@kict.re.kr Program Offered for admission Major Advisor (E-mail) Field M.S. Ph.D. Integrative Joo Jin Chul Development of ZnO/Laponite complexes to treat Construction (jcjoo@kict.re.kr) chlorinated organic compounds Environment Engineering Kim li Ho Environmental Risk Assessment and Control (ihkim@kict.re.kr)University of Science & Technology18
    • Admissions Guide for International Students, Spring 2012 5. Korea Institute of Energy Research http://www.kier.re.kr/ Advanced Energy Technology Topics in this field include core technologies such as processing clean energy, fuel cell research, and bio- energy, technologies of high functional recycling, and technologies of future-oriented high functional new materials. Professor in Charge : Kim Jae Ho, 042-860-3351, jaeho@kier.re.kr Energy System Engineering Practical techniques of programming to utilizing clean future energy in reality will be covered to learn various skills related with key technologies in improving function of energy materials and new materials. Professor in Charge : Park Byeong Shik, 042-860-3323, bspark@kier.re.kr Renewable Energy Engineering The types and characteristics of green renewable energy sources (solar energy, sun rays, natural lighting, geothermal heat, wind energy, bioenergy, and waste heat) are studied, skills that can be applied to actual sites are cultivated, and advanced renewable energy professional technical experts that are able to design hardware and software for the production of thermal and electrical energy using renewable energy sources are trained. Professor in Charge : Lee Euy Joon, 042-860-3514, ejlee@kier.re.kr Program Offered for admission Major Advisor (E-mail) Field M.S. Ph.D. Integrative Park Gu Gon Fuel Cells Advanced Energy (gugon@kier.re.kr) Technology Song Rak Hyun Solid oxide fuel cell (rhsong@kier.re.kr) Energy System Park Byung Sik District Heating and Cooling, Combined Heat and Engineering (bspark@kier.re.kr) Power Bae Byung Chan Fuel Cells (bcbae@kier.re.kr) Renewable Energy Choi Young Woo Fuel Cells Engineering (cozmoz67@kier.re.kr) Yim Sung Dae Fuel Cells (jimmyim@kier.re.kr)University of Science & Technology19
    • Admissions Guide for International Students, Spring 2012 6. Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources http://www.kigam.re.kr/ Geoinformatic Engineering A department that cultivates advanced GIS practices and remote sensing experts through lectures, seminars, and exercises regarding the theory behind Geographic Information Systems, creating thematic levels, constructing DBs, developing image processing and remote sensing technology, and establishing expert system. Professor in Charge : Lee Sa Ro, 042-868-3057, leesaro@kigam.re.kr Program Offered for admission Major Advisor (E-mail) Field M.S. Ph.D. Integrative Geoinformatic Lee Sa Ro GIS Engineering (leesaro@kigam.re.kr) 7. Korea Institute Machinery & Material http://www.kimm.re.kr/ Nano-Mechatronics A department that acquires technology that allows the design and manufacture of a nano-system that is able to manufacture and measure micro-parts so as to understand the new phenomena occurring at the nano- scale for the advancement and study of the micro/nano convergence technology to produce new knowledge regarding the mechanical processes related to the manufacture of nano-structures. Professor in Charge : Lee Jae Jong, 042-868-7145, jjlee@kimm.re.krUniversity of Science & Technology Program Offered for admission Major Advisor (E-mail) Field M.S. Ph.D. Integrative Choi Dae Gun Nanopatterning process and materials and their Nano-Mechatronics (lamcdg@kimm.re.kr) applications to display and battery20
    • Admissions Guide for International Students, Spring 2012 8. Korea Institute of Materials Science http://www.kims.re.kr/ Advanced Materials Engineering Advanced materials engineering improves and assigns new function to new materials to renovate and develop existing materials. Among new materials are metals, ceramics, and compound materials to establish infrastructure of new ground dynamic industry such as high density machinery, electrical electronics, and aerospace engineering. Its aim is to design and process of materials and evaluate their features. Professor in Charge : Kim Sung Jun, 055-280-3334, sjkim@kims.re.kr Program Offered for admission Major Advisor (E-mail) Field M.S. Ph.D. Integrative Advanced Materials - Metal, ceramics, composite, materials, etc. Engineering (sjkim@kims.re.kr) 9. Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information http://www.kisti.re.kr/ Information Science & Technology A department that builds expert knowledge in both the computer system and information content fields to research technology related to electronic communication and advanced knowledge information. Professor in Charge : Mun Young Ho, 02-3299-6090, yhmoon@kisti.re.kr Program Offered for admissionUniversity of Science & Technology Major Advisor (E-mail) Field M.S. Ph.D. Integrative Information Science & Park Min Soo User Studies: (Human-Information Interaction) Technology (msp@kisti.re.kr) Online Information Retrieval)21
    • Admissions Guide for International Students, Spring 2012 10. Korea Institute of Industrial Technology http://www.kitech.re.kr/ Green Process and System Engineering A process of understanding and applying manufacturing system technology that inherently reduces the creation of contaminants and reduces the environmental load by maximizing resource efficiency in all processes, such as product design, manufacturing, logistics, usage, disuse, and recycling. Professor in Charge : Kim Sang Yong, 041-589-8356, sykim@kitech.re.kr Virtual Engineering Educate the skills for the design and construction of digital manufacturing systems that can link to real systems with the construction of a virtual manufacturing system in an Internet environment and improvement of the systematic production information and manufacturing environment in order to bring about high a value- added state through the transformation of the material processing field by means of casting, molding, forming, and surface treatments rather than only the creation of IT-related manufacturing systems. Professor in Charge : Hwang Ho Young, 032-850-0463, hyhwang@kitech.re.kr Program Offered for admission Major Advisor (E-mail) Field M.S. Ph.D. Integrative Green Process and Lee Eun Do Biomass Gasification and Energy Conversion System Engineering (uendol@kitech.re.kr) Technology Hwang Ho Young Virtual Engineering Computer Simulation on casting Process (hyhwang@kitech.re.kr)University of Science & Technology22
    • Admissions Guide for International Students, Spring 2012 11. Korea Ocean Research & Development Institute http://www.kordi.re.kr/ Marine Environmental Chemistry and Biology This field allows to understand reflection and influence of ecology contaminated by natural or artificial environmental stress as a whole as well as their features and movement introduced by environment. Professor in Charge : Lee Taek Kyeon, 055-639-8630, tklee@kordi.re.kr Marine Environmental System Science Professional knowledge and techniques will be covered regarding marine environmental system such as analysis of physiochemical features of marine environment, improving environment of shores, investigation·management·use of marine environment, analysis of structure and change of marine ecology, utilizing marine space and marine energy. Professor in Charge : Kim Dong Sun, 031-400-6446, dkim@kordi.re.kr Program Offered for admission Major Advisor (E-mail) Field M.S. Ph.D. Integrative Marine Environmental Shim Won Joon Environmental Chemistry Chemistry and Biology (wjshim@kordi.re.kr) Marine Environmental Yang Chan Soo SAR Ocean Applications System Science (yangcs@kordi.re.kr)University of Science & Technology23
    • Admissions Guide for International Students, Spring 2012 12. Korea Research Institute of Bioscience & Biotechnology http://www.kribb.re.kr/ Bio-Analytical Science Studies of protein structure analysis / mass analytics / magnetic resonance / biophysics by a department that undertakes systematic studies regarding high-speed, high-efficiency analysis technology that swiftly acquires and processes mass amounts of biological information. Professor in Charge : Cheong Chae Joon, 043-240-5061, cheong@kbsi.re.kr Bioinformatics The study of applying multidisciplinary technology, such as biology, computer science, physics, and mathematics, all of which are necessary in advanced biological research related to dielectrics, proteomics, and the expressome field. Professor in Charge : Chu In Sun, 042-879-8520, chu@kribb.re.kr Nanobiotechnology A department that studies a variety of fields such as nano-bio-analysis, nano-bio sensors/chips, nano-bio- materials, biosystem-on-a-chip designs, and BioMEMS. Professor in Charge : Chung Bong Hyun, 042-860-4100, chungbh@kribb.re.kr Program Offered for admission Major Advisor (E-mail) Field M.S. Ph.D. Integrative Woo Eui Jeon Bio-Analytical Science Sensor development based on protein structure (ejwoo@kribb.re.kr) Han Kyou Hoon NMR, Biological Structure, Protein Structure, Bioinformatics (khhan600@kribb.re.kr) Intrinsically Unfolded Protein(IUP) Chung Bong Hyun Nano-bio Sensor / Chip Nano-bio materials Bio Nanobiotechnology (chungbh@kribb.re.kr) ImagingUniversity of Science & Technology24
    • Admissions Guide for International Students, Spring 2012 13. Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology http://www.krict.re.kr/ Green Chemistry and Environmental Biotechnology This field discover how to transfer exiting chemical industry into green industry by effectively controlling contaminated environment. Through the converged study with environmental engineering and bio engineering, research-oriented onsite instruction will provide knowledge and capability to reserve and restore earths ecology system. Professor in Charge : Lee Chul Wee, 042-860-7381, chulwee@krict.re.kr Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry Key topics include designing unique Drug-like compound; securing compounds diversity by utilizing organic chemicals and computer chemicals associated with medicinal and pharmaceutical chemistry; technique to abstract prospective new material; technique of controlling bio-molecular delivery by utilizing DDS technique. Professor in Charge : Lee Hyeon Kyu, 042-860-7016, leehk@krict.re.kr Nanomaterials Science and Engineering This field aims to develop and apply nanomaterials. In specific, its research areas are nanometals, nanoceramic, nanopolymers, and nano structure complex materials. Professor in Charge : Cheong Byeong Ki, 02-958-5385, bkcheong@kist.re.kr Program Offered for admission Major Advisor (E-mail) Field M.S. Ph.D. Integrative Hwang In Taek Chemoenzymatic Synthesis and Enzyme (ithwang@krict.re.kr) Immobilization Green Chemistry and Kim Hyung Rok Environmental Catalysis for Biorefinery (hrkim@krict.re.kr) Biotechnology Lee Chul Wee Catalytic Chemistry (chulwee@krict.re.kr) Ahn Jin Hee Medicinal and Medicinal Chemistry Organic Synthesis (jhahn@krict.re.kr) Pharmaceutical Chemistry Lee Hyeon Kyu Medicinal Chemistry Organic Synthesis (leehk@krict.re.kr) Jeon Dong Joo Development and application of novel precursorUniversity of Science & Technology (djjeon@krict.re.kr) for electronics Nanomaterials Science Lee Chang Jin Organic Electronics Materials and Engineering (cjlee@krict.re.kr) Park Bo Gun Development and application of novel precursor (parkbk@krict.re.kr) for electronics25
    • Admissions Guide for International Students, Spring 2012 14. Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science http://www.kriss.re.kr/ Nano Science A study that measures and controls the physical phenomena occurring at the 1-100nm nano-scale; it is a multidisciplinary convergence study in which various disciplines such as physics, chemistry, materials can communicate with each other. Education and studies regarding both experimentation and the theory of nanotechnology overall, such as nanomaterials, devices, characterization measurement, and computational analysis. Professor in Charge : Kim Jin Hee, 042-868-5154, jinhee@kriss.re.kr Science of Measurement Science of measurement explores not only measurement in optical technique, dynamics, electromagnetism but also cutting-edge future convergence science in energy saving, preserving atmosphere environment, and space technique. Professor in Charge : Seung-Nam Park, 042-868-5200, snpark@kriss.re.kr Program Offered for admission Major Advisor (E-mail) Field M.S. Ph.D. Integrative Lee Woo Nano Science Nano synthesis (woolee@kriss.re.kr) Science of - Physical measurment standards and its Measurement (snpark@kriss.re.k) applicationsUniversity of Science & Technology26
    • Admissions Guide for International Students, Spring 2012 Admission Application for International Students Admission is based on the evaluation of the entire application packet, with major consideration given to the applicants intellectual capability, leadership potential, and communication skills. Please read the instructions carefully before filling out the application form. Application Form The UST offers M.S., Integrative and, Ph.D. programs in about Seventies fields of study. Write the program and field of your choice. For detailed information, please refer to admission guide. English Proficiency The applicants must have a good command of the English language. Those who are not from a country where the first language is English, they are recommended to take either the TOEFL or TOEIC or IELTS or TEPS. Please enclose a copy of your score report in the application packet. For information about registering for the TOEFL test, refer to the <www.toefl.org>. Transcripts & Diplomas Official transcript(s) and a copy of diploma(s) from the college or university attended, including graduate schools where applicable are required. Where the transcript(s) and diploma(s) are not in English, the official transcript and diploma must be accompanied by an authorized English translation. Recommendations Recommendations provide an opportunity for the Admission Boards to gain additional information about your performance in professional and academic settings. The applicants recommenders should be individuals who can discuss specific and relevant details about your performance. All applicants are required to submit two recommendations. Preferably, one of them should be from an individual who has known you in a professional context; the other from a college or university instructor. Proposal for Study The proposal for study should be in English and no longer than three pages. (A4 paper: double-spaced, single-sided) Candidates should expand on their motivation and qualifications for pursuing their education at UST in their proposal for study. Confidentiality and Privacy The UST considers the application materials to be not only confidential, but also personal and private. We will not use them for any purpose other than evaluating the applicants. Mailing Instructions The applicants must collect the applications for admission, recommendation letters, transcripts & diplomas, and proposal for study.University of Science & Technology INSTRUCTIONS The applicants must enclose them in the application packet before mailing. Do not mail your materials to us separately. - Read the instructions carefully before filling out the application. - Mail the recommendation to your respective recommenders as soon as possible. Allow your recommenders adequate time to complete and return the forms to you so that you can meet the deadline. - Proposal for study and any other enclosures should be submitted on A4 paper (double-spaced, single-sided).27