Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering aims to make human life more enjoyable, safe, convenient, and socially connected by researching and developing the hardware and software technologies required for information, communication, and electronics industries. The field of Electrical Engineering deals with everything from solid-state devices to software algorithms. Major research areas include communications and networking, control and robotics, image processing and computer vision, digital and analog circuit design, electromagnetics, power electronics, and electronics and photonics devices. We provide students with the educational program necessary for a top-notch quality engineer that can bring immediate contributions in both academia and industries.
– Communications and Networking / Control and Robotics / Image Processing and Computer Vision / Digital & Analog Circuit Design / Electromagnetics / Power Electronics / Electronic Devices / Optical devices

Electrical Engineering professor
Franklin Bien Hak Sun Kim Hyo Il Kim Hyun Jong Yang Jae Hyouk Choi
Jee Hoon Jung Jin Gook Kim Jin Ho Chung Ji Won Chang Jun Moon
Katherine Kim Jae Joon Kim Kyung Rok Kim Jong Won Lee Min Suk Kwon
Se Young Chun Suk Hyung Kang Seong Jin Kim Seung Joon Yang Jae Young Sim
Gang Il Byun Il Sug Chung

Computer Science and Engineering

The field of computer science and engineering deals with the theories and technologies that are changing our lives. From deep learning that are revolutionizing computing to networks that connect everyone and everything and to big data and cloud computing that provide the infrastructure to support the anticipated changes of the future, the Department of Computer Science and Engineering is involved in cutting-edge developments that are happening now and into the future. Our world renowned faculty members who have experience in leading universities and companies are here to guide you through the myriad of technological knowledge that you will need to acquire to be a success in this field.
– Cloud Computing / Network / Computer Science Theory / Artificial Intelligence / Visualization / System Software

Computer Engineering professor
Aa Ram Yun Antoine Vigneron Jae Sik Choi Won Ki Jeong Chang Hee Joo
Kyung Han Lee Jong Eun Lee Sam H. Noh Sung Ahn Ko Tsz-Chiu Au
Woong Ki Baek Young Ri Choi

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering is the most essential discipline in engineering. It involves the analysis, design, manufacturing, and control of various systems through a solid understanding of core concepts including mechanics, dynamics, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, materials science, and energy. Mechanical engineers use the core principles as well as other knowledge in the field to design and analyze manufacturing plants, industrial equipments and machineries, heating and cooling systems, motor vehicles, aircrafts, watercrafts, robotics, medical devices and more.

Multiscale System and Materials / Bio & Intelligent Robots / Multiscale & Multiphysics Simulation / Smart Nano/Bio Mechanical Systems / Complex Systems Design / Smart Factory Affiliated professor :

Mechanical Engineering professor
Joon Bum Bae Chan Byon Gun Ho Kim Heung Joo Shin Hoon Eui Jeong
Hyon Dong Oh Hyung Wook Park Hyung Son Ki Jae Hwa Lee Jae Seon Lee
Jae Sung Jang Joo Hwan Oh Joo Ha Kim Sung Youb Kim Hung Sun Son
Tae Sung Kim Woo Seok Ji Chun Sang Yoo Young Bin Park Dae Il Kwon
Duck Young Kim Nam Hun Kim Sang Hoon Kang

Department of Nuclear Engineering

Department of Nuclear Engineering provides educational and research opportunities for students who can advance nuclear engineering and technology. Nuclear energy deals with millions of times more energy per reaction than any other known reactions. Through education and research, in someday, we will change the current way to produce energy towards a safer, cleaner, and more secure one. For the goals, we are advancing an integrated nuclear system including reactor physics, nuclear thermal hydraulics and safety, nuclear materials, nuclear fuel, nuclear fuel cycle, radiation engineering, and liquid metal magnetohydrodynamics.

Nuclear Materials Engineering / Nuclear Thermal Hydraulics / Radiation Science / Nuclear Reactor Theory / Nuclear Fuel and Fuel Cycle / PSA Affiliated professor :

Nuclear Engineering professor
Ji Hyun Kim In cheol Bang Hee Reyoung Kim Deokjung Lee
Sangjoon Ahn Seung Jun Lee Eisung Yoon

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Seeking innovative materials for advanced industry. Materials science and engineering is an interdisciplinary field which emphasizes the study of processing-structure-property relations in materials. The Department of Materials Science and Engineering covers the study of conventional materials as well as most advancedmaterials, including nano materials, and beyond and cultivates experts for those research areas.

Opto-Electronics Convergence Technology Group / Emerging Functional Materials Research Group / Design-Building-Characterization Group for Low-Dimensional Materials / Extreme Environment Materials / Fusion Energy Conversion Materials and Devices/Materials Reliability / Wearable Electronics Affiliated professor :

Materials Science Engineering professor
Chae Nyung Cha Feng Ding Han Gi Chae Hyung Joon Shin Jae Sung Son
Jang Ung Park Jeong Min Baik Ji Yun Kim Jung Woo Yoo
Ju Young Kim Ki Suk Lee Kyoung Jin Choi Min Sang Kwon Myoung Hoon Song
Soon Yong Kwon Suk Bin Lee Sung Soo Park Wook Jo Young Chul Jun
Zong Hoon Lee Lee Soon Park Seung Ho Cho

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Researches at UNIST Biomedical Engineering track focus on the application of engineering principles to design and manipulate biological systems as well as to analyze and understand biological phenomena contributing to the leading-edge technologies, such as the develoments of new biomedical diagnostics and therapeutics, green energy and bioremediation.

Biomedical Devices and Regenerative Medicine / Physical Biology / Imaging / Genomics / Tissue Engineering / 3D Printing Affiliated professor :

Biomedical Engineering professor
Cheol Min Ghim Chung Hun Park Francois Amblard Ha Jin Kim Hyung Joon Cho
Jong Hwa Bhak Joo Hun Kang Woong Gyu Jung Hyun Wook Kang Jeong Beom Kim
Se Min Lee Sung Chul Bae Tae Joon Kwon Yoon Kyoung Cho

Department of Biological Sciences

The graduate department of Biological Sciences offers interdisciplinary research training based on fundamental understandings on living organisms and applied knowledge to medical science in order to improve quality of life. The department provides a world-class research environment for biological and medical sciences, such as a state-of-art animal research center, Olympus biomed imaging center, stem cell research center, and cancer research center. This department aims to produce young, brilliant, and creative scientific minds, with world-class renown, by educating them so they are fully equipped and familiar with the basic knowledge of biological and medical sciences as well as cutting-edge research technologies in the state-of-the-art facilities provided by UNIST.

Regenerative medical science / Chronic Diseases Affiliated professor :

Biological Sciences professor
Chang Wook Lee Chung Hoon Lim Doug U Nam Eun Hee Kim Jae Ick Kim
Jang Hyun Choi Ja Yil Lee Ji Young Park Byoung Heon Kang Se Byung Kang
Hyug Moo Kwon Kyung Jae Myung Kyung Tai Min Myung Gon Ko Orlando D. Scharer
Chan Young Park Robert J. Mitchell Pann Ghill Suh Tae Joo Park Young Chan Chae

Department of Human Factors Engineering

The department of Human Factors Engineering (HFE) focuses on understanding human capabilities, limitations, and behaviors and how this can be applied to the design and development of innovative products, processes and systems. The curriculum of HFE is structured to provide students with deep knowledge and practical skills in human factors engineering and applied statistics. Specific foci include: physical/cognitive ergonomics, human-computer interaction (HCI), human behavior modeling, and human centered design. The knowledge and skills gained through studying Human Factors Engineering can be applied to a wide range of products and systems including human-machine interfaces, healthcare products/systems, and transportation systems.

* Major Research Fields of HFE

Physical/Cognitive Ergonomics / Human-Computer Interaction / Human Behavior Modeling / Human Centered Design Affiliated professor :

Human and Systems Engineering professor
Myun W. Lee Youngshin Kwak Gyouhyung Kyung Gwanseob Shin Ian Oakley
Sung-Phil Kim Oh-Sang Kwon Dooyoung Jung Dongil Chung

Department of Urban and Environmental Engineering

Dreaming about natural friendly cities. Environmental pollution and climate change caused by industrialization are directly related to the survival of human beings. Therefore, the School of Urban and Environmental Engineering focuses on environmental protection, sustainable development, and improvement of human welfare. The School of Urban and Environmental Engineering is committed to developing innovative technologies in the fields of urban and environmental engineering and educating leaders who will have a large impact on our profession and society.

Advanced Environmental Materials and Process Research Group / Research Group for Climate Change / Urban Infrastructure Systems / National Disaster Prevention Research Group Affiliated professor :

Urban and Environmental Engineering professor
Chang Soo Lee Jae Weon Cho Jung Ho Im Kyung Hwa Cho Chang Ha Lee
Myong In Lee Sa Rah Kang Yong Won Seo Sung Deuk Choi Young Nam Kwon
Byung Min Kim Chang Keun Song Dong Hyun Cha Ji Bum Chung Marco Torbol
Young Joo Lee Gi Hyoug Cho Jae Eun Oh Jeong Seob Kim Myoung Su Shin
Sung Han Sim

* Major in Convergence of Science and Arts:
Educational and research-oriented convergence program is newly proposed with methodologies of science, engineering, and arts, to solve existing problems in modern society, including aftermath of scientific development, climate change, and individuality/alienation in liquified society. Even with already developed technologies, many different problems are still difficult to be solved, thus, there needs a new and alternative approach. Thus, convergence approach of science and arts, based on both pragmatism and Korean practical realism, is newly designed.

-UEE : Cho Jaeweon, Kwon Youngnam, Lee Changha, Lee Myongin, Cho Gihyoug, Seo Yongwon, Lee Changsoo

-DGS : Paek Kyong-Mi, Lee Hyun-Kyung, Yi Huiyuhl


Department of Energy Engineering

Department of Energy Engineering provides exciting and unique undergraduate and graduate programs that deal with energy production, energy conversion, energy storage, and energy efficiency, alternative energy technologies from a basic concept to practical technology. We combine courses from chemistry, electrochemistry, polymer, ceramics, physics, and materials engineering to create a strong knowledge base essential to success in energy-related areas. Students have the opportunity to take courses and research focused on specific energy research subjects that includes solar cell, fuel cell, battery, and other energy-related devices and materials. Along with research activities in our department, our students will be well-prepared for career focused on energy science and engineering and creatively apply their knowledge to confront the global challenges of energy supply and demand.

Battery Science and Technology / Electrochemistry/ Next Generation Solar Cells / Graphene/ Energy Conversion Materials Affiliated professor :

Energy Engineering·Battery Science and Technology professor
Chang Duk Yang Gun Tae Kim Hye Sung Park Ji Hyun Jang Jin Young Kim
Jong Beom Baek Jong Nam Park Jun Hee Lee Jung Ki Ryu Kwan Yong Seo
Sang Il Seok Hyun Wook Lee Jae Phill Cho Young Sik Kim Kyeong Min Jeong
Nam Soon Choi Sang Young Lee Seok Ju Kang Soo Jin Park

Department of Chemical Engineering

Department of Chemical Engineering provides its graduate students with a state-of-the-art research environment and facilities. We are focusing on the application of Chemical engineering to a variety of specific areas, including energy and the environment, catalysis, reaction engineering, systems and process design, nanotechnology, polymers and colloids and biotechnology. It is a multi-scale engineering department in which students can learn about the creative design of new Chemicals, materials, processes and systems by translating molecular level information into novel engineering principles. Faculty members are involved in cutting-edge research programs that encompass all areas of Chemical engineering: Nanoscience, Materials Science, Catalysis, Electronic Materials and Devices, Colloidal Science and Chemical Engineering. The graduate students and post doctoral researchers will have access to state-of-the-art facilities on campus, such as the UCRF and Chemical Sciences Facility.

Nano-Convergence Devices / Green Chemistry / Biomolecular and Metabolic Engineering Affiliated professor :

Chemical Engineering professor
Chung Gi Baig Dong Woog Lee Hyun Hyub Ko Hyun Kon Song Ja Hun Kwak
Jae Sung Lee Ji Seok Lee Ji Wook Jang Sang Kyu Kwak Kwang Jin An
Chang Young Lee Sang Hoon Joo So Youn Kim Sung Hoon Park Sung Kuk Lee
Sung You Hong Yong Hwan Kim

Department of Chemistry

Chemistry is a central natural science that shapes our understanding of the world and gives us the tools to change it. Through the rational understanding of atomic and molecular scale properties, chemistry allows us to create useful materials, to control and store many forms of energy, and to understand natural or biological processes occurring on earth and beyond.

Undergraduate and graduate students at UNIST obtain a excellent instruction in the core disciplines of Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Theory/Modeling Chemistry, Chemical Biology, and Materials/Polymer Chemistry Affiliated professor :

Chemical Engineering professor
Grzybowski Bartosz A. Byeong Su Kim Cheol Min Park Christopher W. Bielawski Geun Sik Lee
Hoi Ri Moon Hyeon Suk Shin Ja Hyoung Ryu Jan-Uwe Rohde Jung Min Kee
Kwang Soo Kim Tae Hyuk Kwon Myoung Soo Lah Oh Hoon Kwon Rodney S. Ruoff
Seung Kyu Min Steve Granick Thomas Schultz Won Young Choe Young S. Park
Yung Sam Kim Bum Suk Zhao

Department of Physics

Physics and Applied Mathematics forms a fundamental knowledge system on nature and a framework of ‘thinking’ for almost every other contemporary science and technology. Department of Physics and Applied Mathematics aims to perform cutting-edge fundamental research in the field of Physical science and Mathematics and to provide ground basis for the development of nexter generation technologies. Department of Physics and Applied Mathematics opens PhD and master programs in the fields of experimental physics, theoretical physics, and applied/computational mathematics, and carries interdisciplinary researches of the fields.

Plasma/Beam/Astrophysics/ Quantum Material/Optical Physics/ Soft Matter/ Biological Physics Affiliated professor :

Physics professor
Chae Un Kim Dong Su Ryu Eun Mi Choi Ho Sub Jin Hyeon Keo Park
Yong Kyoon In Hyuk Kyu Pak Jae Up Kim Joon Woo Jeong Ki Bog Park
Kyu Jin Kwak Min Sup Hur Moses Chung Noe Jung Park Tlusty Tsvi
Yoon Seok Oh Je Hyung Kim

Department of Mathematical Science

Mathematics is the universal language of science, essential for clear understanding of nature. Our department’s vision is to become a wold’s leading department in interdisciplinary mathematical research and education in connection with various fields of science such as natural science, engineering, business administration, etc. and is to foster an innovative and interactive learning/working environment for mathematical productivity to attract not only mathematicians, but also scientists in other disciplines from around the world. Towards our vision, the faculty of mathematical sciences is devoted not only to their individual mathematical research, but also to teaming up to provide students with an exceptional level of mathematical education. Students majoring in mathematics will gain the fundamental knowledge of mathematical structures and the abstract reasoning skills necessary to solve mathematical and scientific problems and will learn how to interact with other disciplines. Virtually every core area of mathematics is strongly represented in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at UNIST.

Algebra, Analysis, Topology, Probablilty, Computational Mathematics, Financial Mathematics, Mathematical Biology Affiliated professor :

Chemistry professor
Bong Soo Jang Bong Suk Kwon Chang Hyeong Lee Chang Yeol Jung Hae Sang Sun
Han Taek Bae Jae Hyun Cho Jin Hyuk Choi Kyu Dong Choi Pil Won Kim
Yun Ho Kim

Department of Management Engineering

Management Engineering is designed to study and research complex managerial phenomena in all major functional areas by combining management/business knowledge and scientific/ engineering methodologies. The main areas of interest include accounting, economics, finance, management information systems, marketing, operations management, organizational behavior, data analysis and decision making, and general management such as entrepreneurship, international business, strategy, and technology management.

Management of Technology/Strategy/Entrepreneurship, Production management/Management Engineering, Management information systems, Marketing, Human Resource Management/Organizational Behavior, Finance/Accounting/Financial Engineering Affiliated professor :

Management professor
Byoung Ki Seo Chie Hyeon Lim Young Rok Choi Keun Suk Chung DaeJin Kim
Han Gyun Woo Hyun Jin Jang Chae Ho Lee Jun Youp Lee Yoon Hyuk Jung
Kang Hyock Koh Marco Comuzzi Min Chung Kim Mo Lan Kim Sung Il Kim
Woon Ki Hong Yeo Lib Kim Young Choon Kim Lu Zhang