BK21 (Brain Korea 21)
Educational program for future leaders in 3 key areas: industrial biotechnology, future energy and functional advanced materials.
Customized Educational Polymer Program : CEPP
Tailored educational program in polymer and electronic materials for Cheil Industries and LG Chemical.
KAIST faculty members in the Departments of Chemistry, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and Materials Science and Engineering and the Graduate School of Nanoscience and Technology have organized a major program to maximize the convergent nature of polymer science and technology and to provide in-depth education in this fast-growing field. In addition, they established the CEPP, a university-industry educational program to foster specialized human resources, in an effort to ensure education and research activities at university have greater relevance to industrial sectors.
Educational Program for SAMSUNG Semiconductor : EPSS
Educational program supported by Samsung Electronics to educate graduate students in the area of semiconductor processing.
This educational program customized for Samsung Electronics was established in August 2005 with the goal of nurturing outstanding graduates equipped with both theoretical knowledge and practical skills in semiconductor design device for memory and system LSI areas and in process-related software. Another important goal is to provide a constant supply of next-generation leaders with outstanding capacity in the semiconductor industry to the electronics company. KAIST is dedicated to cooperating with businesses in the years to come in jointly fostering talented engineers with advanced knowledge and technology, thereby establishing a win-win university-industry collaboration model.
Educational Program for LG Innotek LED : EPLL
Educational Program supported by LG Innotek to educate graduate students in the area of LED technology.
The LGIT-LED program is run with the participation of eight disciplines at KAIST (Departments of Physics, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Chemistry; Division of Mechanical Engineering; Graduate School of Nanoscience and Technology; Graduate School of Energy, Environment, Water, and Sustainability) and LG Innotek. The purpose of this educational program is to produce outstanding human resources in the fields of LED, automobile electric components, and materials, as a means to secure a workforce necessary to develop original technology and to contribute to enhancing national competitiveness.
KAIST Educational Program for Semiconductor Industry : KEPSI
Educational Program supported by HYNICS Semiconductor Co. to educate graduate students in the area of memory, semiconductor element and processing technology.
Established at KAIST in 1996, the semiconductor engineering program has operated with the aim of nurturing high-quality human resources in the semiconductor industry. In order to produce high-caliber manpower prepared with advanced interdisciplinary knowledge and skills in response to social needs and to lead the world’s semiconductor technology in the 21st century, this program has opened a special degree program sponsored by relevant businesses, in addition to the program for students receiving national scholarships.
LG Display Educational Program : LGenius
Educational Program supported by LG Display to educate graduate students in the area of LCD, LED, OLED, flexible display, etc.
LGenius is a cooperative program between academia and industry established to assist specialists in the display field to combine theory and practice through customized selection and training courses provided by KAIST and LG Display (Ltd). LGenius will provide students with opportunities to gain practical work experience through internships. This program's aim is to jointly train exceptional human resources in a variety of interdisciplinary fields, providing the knowledge and skills needed to the supplement the excellent education provided at KAIST.