2016

  • Ranked 6th in research funding among a four-year college, and full time professor’s performance (according to the National Research Foundation of Korea)
  • ‘The world’s first high temperature, low-humidifying fuel-cell membrane’ listed in the world's leading scientific journal ‘Nature’ (Hanyang University President Lee Young-moo)
  • Development of high-efficiency active lithium-oxygen battery, listed on ‘Nature’ online (Professor Sun Yang-guk and Lee Yoon-jung, Energy Engineering)
  • World’s largest scale research on Breast Cancer genome sequence, listed on ‘Nature’ online (Professor Kong Gu, Department of Pathology)
  • Low levels of carbon monoxide may promote neurogenesis (Professor Ko seong-ho, Neurology)
  • Investigated the effectiveness of the Korean version of Symptom Checklist – Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Scale (Professor Kim Dae-ho, Psychiatry and Mental Health)
  • High Pressure Research Center has been awarded the government-supported Korea Research Fellowship in 2016 (Professor Kim Jae-yong, Physics)
  • Unveiled the reactive intense pulsed light sintering technique which has great potential for applications to flexible displays (Professor Kim Hak-sung, Mechanical Engineering)
  • Discovered an efficient one-step aerosol process to form silicon-graphene composites (Collaborative research by Professor Kim Han-soo, Energy Engineering)
  • Developed high mobility zinc oxynitride as new materials for semiconductors which is expected to boost performance of thin-film devices (Professor Park Jin-seong, Materials Science and Engineering)
  • Investigation on optimum conditions for solar-battery operation (Professor Jinho Bang, Bio nano-engineering)
  • Developed a health monitoring flexible microfluidic device that adheres to human skin (Professor Paik Un-gyu, Energy Engineering)
  • Selected as 2016 Highly Cited Researchers by Thomson Reuters (Professor Sun Yang-kook, Energy Engineering)
  • Selected in 2016 as one of the 150 Most Cited Scholars in Energy Research (Professor Sun Yang-kook, Energy Engineering)
  • Selected in 2016 as one of the 150 Most Cited Scholars in Energy Research (Professor Sun Yang-kook, Energy Engineering)
  • Winner of the 2016 Young Architects Award (Professor Ahn Kee-hyun, Architecture)
  • Found new methods to better detect heart attacks through a multifunctional intravascular imaging technique (Professor Yoo Heung-ki, Biomedical Engineering)
  • Professor Eun’s works on international relations was published in two authoritative journals, International Studies Perspectives (ISP) and International Political Science Review (IPSR) (Professor Eun Yong-soo, Political Science and International Studies)
  • Professor Eun’s works also published by the English publisher, Palgrave Macmillan, and German publisher, Springer
  • Succeeded in detecting unprecedented long-lived gravitational-wave transients (LIGO research team including Professor Lee Hyun-kyu, Physics)
  • Developed new method in detecting eye blink artifacts that has promising applications on headband-type wearable electroencephalogram technology (Professor Im Chang-hwan, Biomedical Engineering)
  • Professor Lim’s manual respirator based on Korean body size measurements based on public data has won the Minister’s Award (Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy) for best idea in the Business Idea Contest (Professor Lim Tae-ho, Emergency Medicine)
  • Succeeded in implementing deep learning artificial intelligence into telecommunication technology (Professor Chang Joon-hyuk, Electronic Engineering)
  • Provided valuable insights in obtaining information on cell membrane protein structure (Professor Chae Pil-seok, Bionano Engineering)
  • Examined cardiovascular risk factors in gastric cancer patients and found that they decrease a year after gastrectomy (Professor Ha Tae-kyung, Surgery; Professor Shin Jin-ho, Internal Medicine)

2015

  • Development of electronic device that can be wrapped around one finger (Collaborative research by Professor Young-baek Lee, Physics)
  • Success of combining three dimensional nano-structure (Research led by Professor Wonil Park, Materials Science and Engineering)
  • World’s first discovery of Triple Voice Breast Cancer target gene (Professor Kong Gu, Pathology)
  • Discovery of contagious target breast cancer gene (Professor Kong Gu, Pathology)
  • Highly effective haematopoietic stem cell recollection technology development (Collaborative research by Professor Kim Kye-sung, Cell Autopsy Biology)
  • Invention of WALDIO technology that enhances storage durability and a smartphone’s operating speed with Innovative Battery technology (Professor YuJip Won, Computer Engineering)
  • Invention of Peptied based central nervous system drug delivery system (Professor Jaemin Choi, Bioscience)
  • Development of a technology that enhances analysis speed on social networking services up to 100 times (Professor Sangwook Kim, Computer Engineering)
  • Development of pop-up construction technology that creates three dimensional micro nano structure (Collaborative research by Professor WoonKyu Paek, Energy Engineering)
  • First development of artificial skin imitating collagen epiploon (Collaborative research by Professor Woon-kyu Paek, Energy Engineering)
  • Sillicon-Graphin combination development (Collaborative research by Professor Han-su Kim, Energy Engineering)
  • High risk pathogenic organism multi-detecting overall module development using nano-censor technology (Professor Jong-hoon Choi, Bionano Engineering)
  • Development of vaccine for obesity (Professor Hyo-joon Kim, Molecular biology)
  • Development of world’s first water using meta substance (Collaborative research by Professor Young-baek Lee, Physics)
  • Development of memory LCD screen that stays on without data signals (Collaborative research by Professor Jae-hoon Kim, Electronics and Computer Engineering)
  • Invention of new material that enhances effectiveness and the lifespan of future solar-battery (Collaborative research by Professor HyoSung Choi, Chemistry)
  • Declaration of the reason calcium iridium oxide is specific current (Collaborative research by Professor Joon-hyoung Cho, Physics)
  • First discovery of Lupus causing specific gene mutation (Professor Sangchul Bae, Rheumatology)

2014

  • Development of multi-physics scale interpretation technology (Professor Daehyo Park, Construction & Environmental Engineering)
  • 300% improvement in Android smartphone performance (Professor Yoojib Won, Computer Engineering)
  • Super-precise rotating tool for information storage (Professor Gunhee Jang, Mechanical Engineering)
  • Formation of carven according to gold catalyst reactions and its composed usage (Professor Seunghoon Shin, Chemistry)
  • Research on Expansion of Internal Ethics of Corporations and Real Profits relationship based on financial results (Professor Yoohung Shin, Business Administration)
  • Discovery of coexisting ground state metal and insulation phase in nano atomline (Professor Junhyoung Cho, Physics)
  • RB gene mutation found to relapse adenocarcinoma in the lungs (Collaborative research by Professor Kong Gu, Medicine)
  • World’s first development of selective eradication of fat cells that lead to obesity (Professor Yonghee Kim, Bioengineering)
  • Success in open source SSD platform development for SoC research (Professor Yongho Song, Electronic Engineering)
  • Proving Probiotics Lactobacillus has critical effect in liver disease recovery (Collaborative research by Professor Daewon Jeon, Internal Medicine)
  • Research on evaluating movies via brainwaves (Professor Dongpyo Jang, Biomedical Engineering; Professor Sangin Lee, Theater and Cinema)
  • Invented high-end barrier technology that can innovatively increase the durability of plastic boards for flexible displays (Professor Myoungmo Sung, Chemistry) )
  • Discovery of reducing cardiovascular disease occurrence through surgical removal of stomach on patients who had laparoscopic surgery for early stages of stomach cancer (Professor Taekyung Ha, Surgery)

2013

Research quality competitiveness , 3rd among private universities (based on 2012 publications in Science, Nature)
  • 1st among domestic universities in the amount of research funds received from abroad
  • 3rd in enrollment of domestic patents in the past 5 years
  • World’s first invention of carbon dioxide membrane (Professor Hobum Park, Energy Engineering)
  • Investigating the cause of metal-insulator transition phase, contribution in understanding future nano-electronic elements (Professor Junhyoung Cho, Physics)
  • Developing distributing technology of fake gasoline (professor Jongman Kim, chemistry engineering)
  • Discovery of inbody substance detecting nano particles (Collaborative research by Professor Jongho Kim, Chemistry Engineering and Seoul National University)
  • Development of high performance fiber form Super Capaciter (Professor Sunjeong Kim, Bioengineering)
  • Development of high performance fiber form Super Capaciter (Professor Sunjeong Kim, Bioengineering)
  • Suggestion of  prior stages of Smoking and rheumarthritis (professor Sangchul Bae, Rheumatic Hospital)
  • Suggestion of  prior stages of Smoking and rheumarthritis (professor Sangchul Bae, Rheumatic Hospital)

2012

  • Development of Hyper-mass memory Lithium air battery(professor Yangkook Sun’s team, energy engineering )
  • Development of electronic nano-raser using Graphin (Professor Wonil park, Materials Science and Engineering)
  • Solar-battery, LED usable nano metal molecule development (Professor Hyungtag Jeon, Materials Science and Engineering)
  • Discovery of depression related genes (Professor Hyun Son, Medicine)
  • Investigation of stomatal cell’s specialization of plant hormone (Professor Taewook Kim, Life Science)
  • Superintensive manmade muscle development (Professor Sunjeong Kim, Biomedical Engineering)