Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Showing the way to a ”SMART & EASY“ World. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is dedicated to educating students in interdisciplinary studies that will serve our future society. Our mission is to contribute not only to Ulsan’s world-leading automotive, shipbuilding, and petroleum industries but also to industries and societies world-wide through the Division for Information/Communication Technology for Human Convenience, one of the UNIST multidisciplinary institutes. The school also provides enabling technologies for the future way of life through the convergence of electrical and computer engineering with new nano, bio, and environmental technologies.

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering professor
Bien, Franklin Yang, Hyun Jong Kim, Jae Joon Han, Ki Jin Kim, Hyo il
Sim, Jae Young Yang, Seungjoon Kim, Jin Gook Choi, Jae Hyouk Jung, Jee Hoon
Chung, Jin-Ho Chun, Se Young Kim, Kyung Rok Kwon, Min Suk
Zeungnam Bien Katherine Ann Kim Kyung Rok Kim

Computer Engineering

Computer Architecture/Computer Systems/Embedded Systems / Computer Networks/Mobile Computing / Cryptography/Graphics / Visualization/Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Affiliated professor :

Computer Engineering professor
Nam, Beom Seok Jeong, Won Ki Choi, Young Ri Yun, Aa Ram Joo, Chang Hee
Lee, Jong Eun Lee, Kyung Han Au Tsz-Chiu Baek, Woong Ki Choi, Jae Sik
SungJu Hwang

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 Affiliated professor :

Mechanical Engineering professor
Youm youngil Ki, hyunghson Kim, Taesung Park, Young-Bin Shin Heungjoo
Park, Hyung Wook Yoo Chun Sang Kim, Sung Youb Jang Jaesung Bae, Joonbum
Jeong Hoon Eui Lee Jaeseon Sung Ju Hwang Wooseok Ji JaeHwa Lee

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 System Engineering / Nuclear Science Affiliated professor :

Nuclear Engineering professor
Kim Jihyeon Bang Incheol Kim Huiryeong Son Dongseong Lee Deokjung
Sangjoon Ahn Sungyeol Choi

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 Affiliated professor :

Materials Science Engineering professor
Kwon Soonnyong Kim Juyoung Park SungSoo Baik Jeongmin Song Myonghoon
Shin Hyungjoon Lee kisuk Lee Seokbin Lee zonghoon Yu Jeongwoo
Choi Kyoung jin Park Jangung Wook Jo Jae Sung Son Chaenyung Cha
Han Gi Chae Young Chul Jun Lee-Soon Park Min Sang Kwon

Department of Biomedical Engineering

The graduate program of biomedical engineering offers multidisciplinary research and education at the intersection of engineering, medicine, and the biological sciences to improve health and quality of life and to solve global crises related to energy and the environment. Research in the graduate program of biomedical engineering focuses 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. This graduate program also offers a number of pertinent courses providing the students with the know-how and practical experience needed, through in-depth discussions and laboratory experiments. Education in the biomedical engineering graduate program leads the students to become leading researchers and experts within their area as well as creative leaders for both academia and industry.

Bio Sensing & Imaging / Bio-Systems & Metabolic Engineering Affiliated professor :

Biomedical Engineering professor
Cho Yoonkyoung Ghim Cheolmin Cho Hyungjoon Jung Wooggyu Lee Sungkuk
Lee Changyoung Bae Seongcheol Kyungjae Myung Hyun-Wook Kang Taejoon Kwon
JongHwa Bhak Hajin Kim Sang-Hee Shim

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
Kang Byoungheon Suh Pannghiil Kwon Hyugmoo Park Taejoo Nam Dougu
Jiyoung Park Park Chanyoung Lee Changwook Kim Jeongbeom Min Gyeongtae
Choi Janghyun Lym Jeonghun Robert James Mitchell Kang Sebyung

Department of Graduate School of Creative Design Engineering

We offer MS, Ph.D. and MS/Ph.D. combined programmes. The MS programme focuses on building a ground for creating design knowledge through practicing research methods and exploring design practice and theory. The Ph.D. programme pursue to create world-class design knowledge with in-depth design research and apply its result in industry and society.

Design Engineering / Design Practice / Service Design /Sustainable design / User Experience Design / Interaction Design Affiliated professor :

Industrial Design professor
Kim Kwanmyung Baek Joonsang James A. Self Kim Jinsung Kim Chajoong
Jeong Yunwoo Henri Christiaans

Department of Human and Systems Engineering

Department of Human and Systems Engineering focuses on the design and development of innovative products, processes and systems by integrating knowledge across multiple engineering disciplines. The curriculum of HSE is structured to provided students with deep knowledge and practical skills in system design engineering (e.g. modeling and simulation, signal processing, optimization), human factors engineering (e.g. ergonomics, affective engineering, human-centered design), and applied statistics. The knowledge and skills will be applicable across various types of products and systems, including: human-machine interfaces, health care products and systems, transportation systems, mechatronic systems, and manufacturing systems.

Ergonomics / Human-computer Interaction / Complex Systems Design/ Smart Factory Affiliated professor :

Human and Systems Engineering professor
Lee Myunwoo Kwak Youngshin Kyung Gyouhyung Kim Duckyoung Kim Namhun
Xiong Shuping Shin Gwanseob Ian Oakley Kwon Daeil Kim Sungphil
Kang Sanghoon Lee Seungchul

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
Cho Jaeweon Kwon Youngnam Choi Sungdeuk Lee Changha Lee Myongin
Shin Myoungsu Oh Jaeeun Sim Sung han Kim Jaehong Kang Sarah
Cho Gihyoung Seo Yongwon Lee Changsoo Im Jungho Marco Torbol
Byungmin Kim Yubin Jun Jibum Chung Jaai Kim Mi-Jin Choi
Chang-Yong Park Yun Chung Bang Jeongseob Kim Young Joo Lee Chang-Yong Park
Yongeun Park Kyung Hwa Cho JaeEun Oh

* 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 : Jaeweon Cho, Young-Nam Kwon, Changha Lee, Chang Soo Lee, Gihyoug Cho, Yongwon Seo, Myong-In Lee

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


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
Cho, Jaephil Kim, Guntae Lee, Jaesung Kim, Jinyoung Ryu, Jungki
Park, Soojin Baek, Jongbeom Seo, Kwanyong Kon, Song Hyung Park, HyeSung
Yang, Changduk Kang, SeokJu Lee, Sangyoung Jung, Yoon seok Ko, Hyunhyub

Department of Molecular Sciences

Molecular Sciences is a central science that seeks to understand the interactions between atoms, molecules and its applications. In addition to addressing fundamental scientific curiosity, practitioners of Molecular Sciences often design and create novel materials as well as new characterization tools and applications that enlighten and benefit the world. The School of Molecular Sciences at UNIST provides opportunities for students to obtain a deep fundamental knowledge in the field of chemistry including its sub-disciplines.

Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Physical/Theoretical Chemistry, Materials/Polymer Chemistry, Chemical Biology/Biomaterials, Energy Related Chemistry Affiliated professor :

Chemical Engineering professor
Kwak SangKyu Kwak Jahun SoYoun Kim Hong, Sungyoo Park, Jongnam
Jang, Jihyun Kwangjin An JiSeok Lee Choi, Namsoon  Youngsik Kim
Chunggi Baig Kim, Kyougtaek Kim Yungsam Kwon Ohhoon Ryu, Jahyoung
Rhee, Hyunwoo Zhao Bumsuk Joo Sanghoon Kwon, Taehyuk Moon Hoiri
Lah, Myoungsoo Jan-Uwe Rohde Lim, Mihee Park, Cheolmin Thomas Schultz
Christopher W. Bielawski Bartosz Andrzej Grzybowski SeungKyu Min KwangSoo Kim Rodney S. Ruoff
BYEONG-SU Kim Jung-Min Kee Geunsik Lee Steve Granick Choi Wonyeong

Department of Physics and Applied Mathematics

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/ Applied/Computational Mathematics Affiliated professor :

Physics professor
Noejung Park Jaeup Kim MinSup Hur Kibog Park EunMi Choi
Kyujin Kwak HyeonKer Park Dongsu Ryu ChaeUn Kim HyukKyu Pak

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
Jung Changyeol Jang Bongsoo Lee Changhyeong Kwon Bongsuk Kim Pilwon
Hae-Sang Sun Yunho Kim Hantaek Bae

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
Song Minseok Yoonhyuk Jung Kooyul Jung Im Jinhyouk Woo Hangyun
Sangdo Oh Changyong Lee KwangWook Gang BoReum Choi Jinhyuk Lee
ByoungKi Seo Hyeongsop Shim EunSuh Lee HyunJin Jang Hong WoonKi
DaeJin Kim Junyoup Lee Lu Zhang Keunsuk Chung Lee Sunhui
Youngrok Choi Youngchoon Kim Jacob Chaeho Lee Hyun Ju Jung