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2017-09 12

[Performance]Two of Hanyang's Engineering Departments Ranked in the ‘Best’ Category

On September 6, the "2017 Joongang Daily University Rankings of Engineering Departments” announced that the department of Electronic Engineering and the Department of Resource and Environmental Engineering of Hanyang University were ranked within ‘Best’ category. The Department of Architectural Engineering (ERICA), the Department of Electronics Engineering (ERICA), and the Department of Chemistry were ranked within the ‘Good’ category, and the Department of Chemical and Molecular Engineering (ERICA) were ranked as "Fair". This year's rankings of Engineering Departments has included four departments in the Seoul campus and three departments in ERICA. This year's rankings of Engineering Departments was conducted for departments of Architectural Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Statistics and Chemistry of 70 major domestic four-year universities. They were evaluated with a total of 10 indicators on the basis of 200 points, including 4 indicators of professors’ research and 6 indicators of student education. The 6 universities ranked within the ‘Best’ category in ‘2017 JoongAng Daily University Rankings of Electronic Engineering Departments’ were Hanyang University (Seoul), KAIST, UNIST, Korea University (Anam), Yonsei University (Seoul), and POSTECH. The 9 universities including Hanyang University (ERICA), Kyungpook University, Sungkyunkwan University and Chungang University were included in the 'Good' category. The Department of Electronic Engineering at Hanyang University ranked 3rd in in-school research budget (per professor), 5th in out-of-school research budget (per professor), 4th in scholarship ratio compared to tuition fee, and 4th in retained employment rate. The Electronics Engineering Department has secured research capacity by winning a research center and major national projects for IT convergence technology research. Also, research on semiconductors and wireless communication is very active. In particular, Prof. Kim Jae-hoon and Yoo Chang-jae’s team developed a method to improve the light efficiency of 'Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED)', which is not only a core technology of the 4th industrial revolution, but also the driving force of the next generation. They are also making progress in research which will keep Korea’s competitiveness as a leader in display technology. The Department of Electronic Engineering (ERICA), which was ranked in the 'Good' category, had the highest score of 44.4% in participation rate of field training in the evaluation index. Students can participate in field training through ‘Work Integrated Learning Center’ operated from 2011. More than 20 enterprises conducted field trainings at this center last year. According to a JoongAng Daily article, Cho Chul-hee (Electronics Systems Engineering 11), a student of Hanyang University ERICA campus said, "I worked in a company for 9 weeks and realized that developing a ‘smart home’ program fits my interest” and added, “I have decided to build my career in this field thanks to my experiences in field training.” In the evaluation of Environmental Engineering Departments, 3 universities including Hanyang University(Seoul), Seoul National University, and UNIST were graded as the ‘Best’. The Department of Earth Resources and Environmental Engineering, which was included in the ‘Best’ category, ranked 1st in retained employment rate, 2nd in field training participation rate, 3rd in number of students per professor, 4th in out-of-school research budget (per professor) and 7th in dropout rate. This department participates in a ‘resource development specialization project’ supported by the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy, and conducts on-the-job training programs for students in highly relevant institutions. In addition, about 28% of the curriculum is being taught in a foreign language to enhance students' global competence. Kim Tae-hong (Department of Earth Resources and Environmental Engineering, doctorate course 14’) has signed a publishing contract with Springer, the world's third largest publisher of scientific books, and the department is nurturing students as individuals who meet the Global Standard. In addition, research is being actively carried out on 'deep geothermal power generation technology' and 'carbon dioxide underground storage technology' which are alternative renewable energy sources for base load power. For the Architectural Engineering department assessment, Korea University (Anam), Seoul National University, Yonsei University (Seoul), Chungnam National University were included in the ‘Best’ category, and 7 universities including Hanyang University (both Seoul and ERICA) were ranked within the ‘Good’ category. For the assessment of the Department of Chemistry, Korea University (Anam), Seoul National University, POSTECH, KAIST and UNIST were included in the ‘Best’. 7 universities including Hanyang University (Seoul) were selected as ‘Good’. 13 universities including Hanyang University (ERICA) were selected in ‘Fair’ category. According to the article of the Joongang Daily on September 6th, most of the universities which received excellent evaluations in the Science and Engineering Department Evaluation are focusing on practical research to prepare for the 4th industry era, not just only in their academic conditions, which are also excellent.

2017-09 12

[Performance]This year Hanyang University taking 351-400th place in 'THE world university ranking'

This year Hanyang University takes 351-400th place by the total 42.3 points in THE world university ranking. It is ranked eighth among domestic universities. According to 2018 THE World University Rankings announced by THE (Times Higher Education in the UK) on the 5th of September, Hanyang has a 35.6 on educational environments (35.0 last year), 38.1 points on research achievement (35.6 points), 41.9 points on article citation degree (35.6 points), 84.7 points on the industry-university cooperation import (81.8 points), and 56.4 points on the internationalization (51.5 points). Especially, the educational environment and papers citations, imports of industry-university cooperation, internationalization scores has increased year-by-year. ▲ Score Details of Hanyang University (captured on THE official homepage) In this evaluation, the university which occupied the first overall place is Oxford University, UK, followed by Cambridge University, UK, California Institute of Technology, Stanford University in the United States, and MIT in the United States ranked into the top 5. Among the domestic universities, Seoul National University occupied the first place by 69.3 points (74th place). Next, ▲ KAIST (60.9 points, 95th place) ▲ Sungkyunkwan (59.3 points, 111th place) ▲ POSTECH (57.3 points, 137th place) ▲ UNIST (50.1 points), Yonsei University (50 points), Korea University (48.5 points ) (201-250) ▲ Hanyang University · GIST (42.3 points, 351 - 400th place) ▲ Chung-Ang University and Kyung Hee University. (39.9 points, 401-500) and so on. In this evaluation, domestic universities named within the top 1000 universities in the world are 27 Universities including Seoul National University, KAIST, Sungkyunkwan University, POSTECH, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Yonsei University, Korea University, Hanyang University, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Kyung Hee University, Chung-Ang University, Ewha Womans University, Kunkuk University, Sejong University, Ulsan University, Chonbuk National University, Chonnam National University, Inha University, Kyungbook University, Busan University, University of Seoul, Sogang University, Yeungnam University, Ajou University, Chungnam National University, Hallym University, Seoul National University of Science and Technology, etc. According to an article of Maeil Economy on the 6th of September, said Phil Beatie, an editor-in-chief of THE, "Although the overall ranking of Korean universities has declined in this evaluation, Korea is one of the most outstanding countries in the investment for industry-academia cooperation and higher education." Meanwhile, the ranking of the world university utilizes five indicators to determine the ranking as follows: ▲ Teaching: the learning environment 30% ▲ Research: volume, income and reputation 30% ▲ Citation: research influence 30% ▲International outlook: staff, students and research 7.5% ▲ Industry income: Knowledge transfer 2.5% and so on. Teaching has five indicators, Research has three ones, and International outlook has three ones. Including specific indicators. The ranking is calculated based on thirteen indicators in total. ▶ Go to see THE 2018 world university rankings (click) ▶ Go to see Individual Hanyang ranking and scores of THE 2018 World University Ranking (Click)

2017-06 09

[Performance]Hanyang ranked 10th in Asia’s Most Innovative Universities

Hanyang University was selected as one of the Top 75: Asia’s Most Innovative Universities by Reuters. Hanyang ranked 10th in Asia, and 5th in nation climbing 5 and 2 spots respectively compared to the last year's performance. Reuters, in collaboration with Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property and Scientific Div.), analyzed the top 75 innovative educational institutions in Asia, based on proprietary data and analysis of patent applications and research paper citations. KAIST ranked first for the second consecutive year followed by Seoul National University (2nd) Tokyo University (3rd), POSTECH (4th), Sungkyunkwan University (5th), Tsinghua University (6th), Tohoku University (7th), Kyoto University (8th), Osaka University (9th) and Hanyang University (10th). National universities ranked within the top 75 are △KAIST (1st) △Seoul National University (2nd) △Postech (4th) △Sungkyunkwan University (5th) △Hanyang University (10th) △Yonsei University (14th) △Korea University (15th) △GIST (18th) △Ajou University (21st) △Kyunghee University (23rd) △Ewha Womans University (42nd) △Jeonnam University (51st) △Inha University (54th) △Catholic University (55th) △Kyungpook National University(56th) △Pusan National University (58th) △Jeonbuk National University (60th) △Chung Ang University (64th) △Konkuk University (68th) △Ulsan University (69th) △Yeungnam University (73nd) and Gyeongsang University (74th). 22 universities in Korea ranked within the top 75 followed by 21 universities in China, 19 in Japan, 5 in Australia, 4 in Hong Kong, 2 in Singapore, 1 in New Zealand and India. Read more:

2017-06 09

[Performance]Hanyang University ranked 155th in QS World University Rankings

Hanyang University ranked 155th in 2017 QS World University Rankings, climbing 16 stairs compared to last year's performance. Hanyang has continued its upward trend since ranking 354th in 2010. The highest ranking among domestic universities was Seoul National University (36th), followed by KAIST (41st), POSTECH (71st), Korea University (90th), Yonsei University (106th), Sungkyunkwan University (108th), Hanyang University(155th), Kyunghee University (256th), Ewha Womans University (299th), GIST(339th), and Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (397th). These 11 universities ranked among the top 400 in the world. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) ranked first in the world, followed by Stanford University (2nd), Harvard University (3rd), California Institute of Technology (Caltech, 4th) and Cambridge University (5th). ▶ Source:

2017-06 07

[Performance]Hanyang University is Among Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents

Hanyang University ranked 72nd in the Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents in 2016. Hanyang has moved up 20 spots from last year’s ranking of 92nd, thus, has shown outstanding progress this year. The report, which is published by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO), utilizes data acquired from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to highlight the important role patents play in university research and innovation. The full report of the Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents in 2016 can be found at

2017-04 05

[Performance]Hanyang University ranked 1st in the nation, 10th worldwide

Hanyang University scored within the world’s top 10 in Electrochemistry in the ‘2017 CWUR Rankings by Subject (2017). This field achieved first place in national rank. The CWUR (Center for World University Rankings), the largest academic ranking organization that rates universities around the world, unveiled the top 10 list of 227 subjects on April 3. Hanyang University ranked 10th in the field of Electrochemistry, an energy-related field where Hanyang University’s Department of Energy Engineering received numerous positive reviews in major scholarly journals. The CWUR Rankings by Subject 2017 highlights the world’s elite universities in the sciences and the social sciences, based on the number of research articles in top-tier journals. Data is obtained from Clarivate Analytics (previously the Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters). More information about the methodology is available at: ▶ ELECTROCHEMISTRY World Rank University Score 1 Tsinghua University (CH)) 100.00 2 Central South University (CH) 99.37 3 China Harbin Institute of Technology (CH) 99.20 4 University of Science and Technology of China (CH) 97.28 5 Zhejiang University (CH) 94.95 6 China University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CH) 94.44 7 Shanghai Jiao Tong University (CH) 93.97 7 Tianjin University (CH) 93.97 9 South China University of Technology (CH) 92.62 10 Hanyang University (KR) 91.15

2017-03 20

[Performance]Hanyang University ranked 34th in THE 'Industry Collaboration'

Hanyang University ranked 34th in the world rankings of universities that publish the highest proportions of research output in collaboration with industry as announced by the Times Higher Education (THE). The UK's Times Higher Education announced the rankings of universities that publish the highest proportions of research output in collaboration with industry from the recent article entitled "South Korean universities lead way on industry collaboration." According to the article, Hanyang University has published 4.06 percent of its total 22,424 publications via collaboration with industry. <The rakings of unversities that show the highest proportions of research output in collaboration with industry (Korean universities)> Ranking (World rankings) University The proportions of collaboration with industry (the number of total publications) 1(1) POSTECH 22.98(13,545) 2(8) Sungkyunkwan University (SSKU) 8.84(30,406) 3(11) KAIST 6.05(20,768) 4(32) GIST 4.11(5,833) 5(34) Hanyang University 4.06(22,424) 6(37) Seoul National University 4(61,449) Among Korean universities, POSTECH was selected as the top university to publish the highest proportions of their research output in collaboration with industry with 22.9 percent of its total 13,545 publications via such links. It was followed by SKKU with 8.84 percent of its total 406 publications, KAIST with 6.058 percent of 20,768, GIST with 4.11 percent of 5,833, Hanyang University with 4.06 percent of 22,424, and Seoul National University with 4 percent of 61,449. UK's Times Higher Education is an university evaluation agency which announces THE world university rankings every year. Unlike world university rankings, Asian University rankings, small universitiy rankings, and emerging university rankings, which are announced by the agency every year, the rankings of universities in collaboration with industry were announced this year for the first time based on data from 2007 to 2016.

2017-03 10

[Performance]2017 QS World University Rankings By Subject

The QS announced the 2017 World University Rankings By Subject in 46 different subject areas on March 8th on Hanyang University ranked within the top 200 in 20 different subjects areas including 5 more subjects than last year. Hanyang University has shown a large improvement this year. 12 out of 20 subject areas within the top 200 climbed its rank. Civil and Structural Engineering, in particular, has ranked within the top 50 (43rd) for the first time. Social Policy and Administration, previously outside the 200 ranking, has climbed 3 ranks to the 51~100 range, and Linguistics moved up 2 ranks to the 51~100 range showing a strong upward trend. In addition, Computer Science, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics and Astronomy, Business and Management, Communication & Media Studies, Politics & International Studies, and Sociology moved up a rank. . Hanyang’s ranking are as follows: Civil and Structural Engineering (total 1 subject) ranked within 1~50 range; Architecture, Linguistic, Chemical Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Mechanical·Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering, Chemistry, Materials Science, Social Policy & Administration, and Sports-Related Subjects (total 9 subjects) ranked within top 51~100; Computer Science, Pharmacy & Pharmacology, Environmental Science, Business and Management, and Politics & International Studies (total 5 subjects) ranked within the top 101~150; Physics & Astronomy, Accounting & Finance, Communication & Media Studies, Law, and Sociology (total 5 subjects) ranked within the top 151~200. Four new subjects were included in the QS World University Rankings By Subject to the 42 existing ones making 46 subjects in total. The subject rankings were classified into four categories: ① academic evaluation ② alumni reputation ③ paper quotation ④ H index. The evaluation method was the same as last year. 1-50 are ranked individually, but rankings after 50 are grouped by a 50 ranking range. The Chosun Ilbo reported that 14 departments in Korean universities were ranked in the top 20, twice as high as last year, but not in the top 10, meaning that they did not succeed in entering the top level. The article stated: “Korean universities stand out when it comes to engineering...Hanyang University has entered the top 50 ranks for Civil and Structural Engineering (43rd)”. ▶The QS World University Rankings homepage- Rankings by subjects:

2016-10 27

[Performance]Hanyang University ranked 1st in number of CEO alumni of venture companies

Hanyang University has produced largest number of CEO alumni of venture companies among Korean universities. The total number of venture CEO alumni of Hanyang University over the past five years amounts to 2087, which is far ahead of Seoul National University, which is ranked second with 1619 venture CEO alumni. According to the university survey conducted by Korea Economic Daily, Hanyang University is followed by Seoul National University, Yonsei University (1370), Korea University (1288), Inha University (1127), Young-nam University (1093), Busan National University (1033), Sungkyunkwan University (954), Dong-a University (918), and Kyongpook National University (846). This survey proves that Hanyang University is most advanced in the fostering and funding of venture companies in Korea by analyzing that Hanyang’s start-up support culture has come to fruition. ▲October 26th <Korea Economic Daily>