Hanyang University, Celebrates Its 79th anniversary
Professor Kim Ki-hyun was awarded the PaikNam Award for great scholar
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Hanyang University held a ceremony to celebrate Hanyang University's 79th Anniversary at Paiknam Music Hall, Seongdong-gu, Seoul, at 10:30 am on May 15th. President Lee Young-moo, in his speech, said "Let's make the best university for a better world."
On this day, Professor Kim Ki-hyun, a professor of the department of civil and environmental engineering, was the recipient of the Paiknam Award for Great Scholars. Professor Kim was recognized for developing mechanisms that can detect and efficiently remove odors and volatile organic compounds using environmentally friendly materials. The prize money was 30 million won.
An official of Hanyang University said, "We have selected scholars who have shown outstanding achievements in the field of education and research with the award named in honor of Dr. Paiknam Kim Lyun-joon (1914 ~ 2008) who founded Hanyang University and devoted himself to education."
▲ Professor Kang Yong-soo (right), who is the recipient of the Paiknam Award for Great Scholars, is taking a commemorative photo with Kim Chong-yang, the Chairman of Hanyang Foundation.
▲ President Lee Young-moo is addressing the participants.
▲ Tenor and professor Lee Won-joon (center) and a chorus from the college of music college are performing a concert for the audience.
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