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2017-09 26

[Media Briefing][Korea Times] Multicultural Awards Judge Wins Presidential Recognition

Cha Yun-kyung, a prefossor at Hanyang University Department of Education, received the presidential commendation in Korea Multicultural Youth Awards for his contributions in multiculturalism. In 2008, he helped establish the Korean Association for Multicultural Education and through it helped bring about many education and social policies for multicultural youths and families. <Korea Times, page 4>

2017-09 18

[Media Briefing][Joongang Daily] Hanyang University Developed 60% Brighter OLED Technology

On September 7th, Joongang Daily presented the academic acheivement of the Department of Electronic Engineering and the Department of Environmental Engineering at Hanyang University. Both of these departments were evaluated within“the best” category in 'Joongang Daily University Rankings of Engineering Departments'. ▲<Joongang Daily> September 7th Professor Kim Jae-hoon and Yoo Chang-jae from the Department of Electronic Engineering developed groundbreaking OLED(Organic Light Emitting Diodes) technology. With this improvement, small amount of chiral molecule added to the polymer OLED emissive layer controls the polarization of light emission to improve light efficiency by 60%. ▲<Joongang Daily> September 7th ▲<Joongang Daily> September 7th

2017-09 18

[Media Briefing][Kyunghyang Shinmun] Students at the Job Fair "What Career is Right For Me?"

<The Kyunghyang Shinmun> and other media reported photo news about job fair held at Olympic Gymnasium at Hanyang University. On September 5th, recruitment consultations were held with employees of participating companies for students who are about to graduate. ▲<The Kyunghyang Shinmun> September 6th ▲<Seoul Shinmun> September 6th ▲<The Seoul Economic Daily> September 6th

2017-08 25

[Media Briefing][The Korea Times] World's First Power-generating Yarn Developed

A group of scientists led by Hanyang University Professor Kim Seon-jeong have developed yarn that can produce electricity through contraction and relaxation- a world first - according to the Ministry of Science and ICT, Thursday. Naming the invention the "twistron yarn," the research team expect it can be used for electronics products such as wearable devices, smartphones and drones that will be able to operate for longer without an additional power supply. Kim said the ultimate goal is to further improve the efficiency of the twistron yarn's power generating capability and to make it mass-producible at a low cost. The researchers said they could turn on a small light-emitting diode bulb using only 19.5 milligrams of twistron yarn. ▲ August 25th <The Korea Times> Page 1 ▲ August 25th <The Korea Times> Page 2

2017-08 11

[Media Briefing][Korea Joongang Daily] Telecoms Giants Partner with SMEs to Develop 5G

LG U+, a mobile carrier, announced it has developed a 5G network simulator in hand with a local research team from Hanyang University. The so-called 5G mm Wave Simulator is able to come up with simulated information such as data transmission speeds and radio signal strength at specific locations under a 5G network when users input relevant data including frequency band used, location of base stations and height of nearby buildings. ▲ August 11th <Korea Joongang Daily> Page 5

2017-08 07

[Media Briefing][Korea Joongang Daily] Smarter Robots Might not Mean Fewer Jobs

It's no wonder people believe the advent of smart factories could mean the loss of jobs. A 2015 report by Boston Consulting Group about the effect of advanced factory technology estimates "a greater use of robotics and computerization will reduce the number of jobs in assembly and production by approximately 610,000." However, the consulting firm also noted that these job losses "will be more than offset by the creation of approximately 960,000 new jobs." The new jobs, according to the firm, will be created from increased demand for highly-skilled workers in information technology, analytics and research and development, as well as newly created employment opportunities. As job demands are set to differ in the future, universities are crafting measures to help students adjust. The ERICA Campus of Hanyang University in Gyeonggi is working with LS Industrial Systems to educate students in core technologies related to smart factories including user interface design for factory machines. ▲ August 7th <Korea Joongang Daily> Page 5

2017-07 05

[Media Briefing][The Korea Times] Nuclear-free Energy Top Priority for Paik

The designation of Paik Un-gyu, Hanyang University professor of Department of Energy Enginerring, as the minister of trade, industry and energy implies that making a shift in the country's energy policy will be his biggest task. Paik said he will focus on enhancing industrial competitiveness through two strategies of "first mover" and "fast follower," on top of creating quality jobs by nurturing new industries in the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. After earning a doctorate in ceramic engineering at Clemson University, he has been working as a professor at Hanyang University. He has been known as a scholar who strongly supports transition to environment friendly energy. He designed the administration's energy policy of shifting from coal-fired and nuclear power generation to environment-friendly sources such as LNG and renewable energies. Cheong Wa Dae also acknowledges that his top task will be energy policies. ▲ July 5th <The Korea Times> Page 11

2017-07 04

[Media Briefing][The Korea Times] Trade, Welfare Ministers Nominated

Cheong Wa Dae announced President Moon Jae-in's pick for trade and welfare ministers, Monday, finalizing the list of his Cabinet. Paik Un-kyu, a professor at the engineering department of Hanyang University, was nominated as minister of trade, industry and energy. Paik, a 53-year-old energy engineering expert, served as a member of a special committee at the Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning and an adviser at the National Science and Technology Council, a policy-making body led by the prime ministed. He graduated from Hanyang University and earned a doctorate in ceramic engineering at Clemson University. ▲ July 4th <The Korea Times> Page 2

2017-07 04

[Media Briefing][Korea Joongang Daily] Moon Completes Naming Cabinet after 55 Days

President Moon Jae-in completed the formation of his cabinet on Monday by naming two academics to head the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy and the Ministry of Health and Welfare. Paik Un-gyu, a professor of energy engineering at Hanyang University, was nominated to become minister of trade, industry and energy. "Paik is a renowned scholar in energy consumption predictions and renewable energy," Park Soo-hyun, the presidential spokesman, said. "He is the best person to lead the new administrations' commerce, trade and energy policy. We have high expectations that he will create jobs by reviving industries, establish foundations for new growth for the fourth industrial revolution and find new energy sources." ▲ July 4th <Korea Joongang Daily> Page 1

2017-06 07

[Media Briefing][Korea Times] Learning Korean Culture

Foreign students at Hanyang Universtiy hold mugs they wrote their wishes on at Banggok Pottery Village in Danyang, North Chungcheong Province, Sunday. The university said it organized a two-day field trip to rural areas fro foreign students to help them better understand Korean culture and to boost tourism there. ▲ June 7th <Korea Times>