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2020-10 12

[Event]Hanyang University Industry-Academic Cooperation Group holds Art & Tech Meet-up Day for "Communication of Art and Technology"

The Hanyang University Industry-Academic Cooperation Group will hold an Art & Tech Meet-up Day with the Korean Culture and Arts Council (hereinafter referred to as the Arts Council) with the theme of "Communication of Art and Technology." ▲Art and Tech Meet-up Day Poster (Source: Korean Culture and Arts Council) Art & Tech Meetup Day is a joint event of the "2020 Art & Tech Revitalization Project," inviting experts in the field of technology-related arts creation to give online lectures on September 25th, October 14th, and November 19th. This year, the Art & Tech Activation Creative Support Project recorded the highest competition rate ever of 12.3:1, proving the keen interest of the art scene in creating convergence art. Art & Tech Meetup Day is an expert lecture program for artists who will lead new art creations, including selected organizations, and introduces innovative convergence art creation models. It is also held as a venue for sharing knowledge that presents practical communication directions for art and technology collaboration. The first meet-up day, which will be held on September 25th, will showcase the mega-media art project "WAVE," set up at COEX Artium in Samseong-dong, with Lee Sung-ho, CEO of District, who has attracted attention not only in Korea but around the world, giving a lecture on "media art that went to the gallery (from "WAVE" to "Arte Museum"). CEO Lee Sung-ho, who is making an unrivalled move in the media art project, talks about ways to exchange and collaborate with art and other areas at a time when the boundaries between pure art and industry are being broken down. In particular, the first meet-up day is drawing attention as it announced that it will unveil the Jeju Art Museum, the nation's largest permanent exhibition hall for immersive art, on its online tour, which is scheduled to open in late September as the next project that District has been ambitiously pushing for. The 2nd Meetup Day, which will be held on October 14th, Kinetic artist Jung Won-seok will present conflicts and solutions that can occur when technology experts and artists collaborate with the theme of "Convergence Art Creation - The Techniques of Conversation." The third Meetup Day, in which Kim Hae-in will participate as a speaker, will be held on November 19th under the theme of "How to Express Art Using Human Body as an Interface," where artists familiar with analogue creative methods will discuss how to start digital work together. These lectures will be held online through Zoom due to COVID-19. Only 200 applicants will be able to participate per session, and applications can be made on the "On-Off Mix" website. Zoom will provide question and answer sessions, allowing an environment that is similar to meeting and talking with the speakers offline. This Art & Tech Meetup Day is expected to present artists with concrete examples of collaborative success in creating convergence arts, breaking down the communication barriers that come from the linguistic differences used by artists and technology experts, and presenting a way for art and fourth industrial revolution technologies to coexist and collaborate together. Meanwhile, the Art & Tech Activation Project has been promoted by the Arts Council since 2017 to expand the base of the promotion of technology convergence art creation. Its goal is to further expand expression through art and art creation by incorporating technology rapidly into our lives in the era of the 4th industrial revolution. Details about the project can be found on the Art & Tech platform. Global News Team global@hanyang.ac.kr Translation by: Lee Hee-jin

2020-09 22

[Event]Hanyang University Museum Selected as the '2020 Humanities on the Road to Museum'

Hanyang University Museum was selected for the '2020 Humanities on the Road to Museum' program on August 10th, which is a core project being held by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, and the Korean Museum Association. 'Humanities on the Road to Museum' provides adolescents and adults humanities-related experience programs in an attempt to spread the value of humanities and provide people with cultural activities within their daily lives. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will cooperate with the Korean Museum Association, carrying out the project until November of this year within 117 public, private, and university museums, having elementary school, middle school, high school students and adults as the target. Hanyang University Museum is planning to connect this project with the special exhibition [From particle physics to microcosmos of BTS; Humanities Meets the Universe], providing lecture programs that focus on building integrated thinking skills and creativity by learning about the start and history of the universe. The program will be conducted online, with a total of 4 lectures, which begins on September 1st. The lecture contents of the program are ▲Finding the start of the universe -CMS of CERN and Higgs particle, ▲Filling up the universe with music -From planets of Holst to the microcosmos of BTS, ▲Learning particle physics through blocks, and ▲ART@SCIENCE. There are also additional special lectures such as 'The universe, space, and matter', and 'Story of the universe and particle physics'. The 'Humanities on the Road to Museum' project began in 2013, with more than 1 million people participating in the program since its beginning. It had been providing various programs that can teach history and culture through the collections of the museums. In particular, it is also connected with the free-semester system so that students can grow imagination related to humanities within the museums. Meanwhile, Hanyang University Museum is constantly excavating, collecting, preserving, and studying the cultural heritages ever since its opening in 1979. Starting from 2003, the museum is opening special exhibitions two times a year. ▲Introducing '2020 Humanities on the Road to Museum' program of Hanyang University Museum (Provided by: Humanities on the Road to Museum website) ▶Check the [[Museum]] keyword from Hanyang Wiki Global News Team global@hanyang.ac.kr Translation by: Lee Won-young

2020-09 21

[Event]Online AI Graduate Schools Briefing by the Korean Artificial Intelligence Association

On August 28th, the Korean Artificial Intelligence Association held a briefing for three AI Graduate Schools: Hanyang University, Yonsei University, and UNIST. The three new AI Graduate Schools that have been selected started their first semester on September 1st. On the briefing, representing concepts, goals, curriculum, research plans, graduate school education plans of each university will be introduced. Also, the three universities that are selected as AI Graduate Schools suggested operation plans for ▲Creating an education system for more than 40 AI Masters and Doctors, ▲Recruiting top AI specialist professors, and ▲Creating special lecture plans for intense and specialized AI courses. The universities will be supported by the fund of 1 billion won in the first year and 2 billion won starting from the second year. A total of 19 billion won will be supported for 10 years. ▲AI Graduate School Operation Plans (Hanyang University Seoul Campus) Hanyang University's AI Graduate School presented 'NEXT (Nurturing Experts for Top-class AI Research)' as its concept. It means to nurture students that have AI research skills. The goal of the graduate school divides into two. First is securing the core technology through cooperation with overseas universities, research laboratories, and research cooperation. Second is focusing on nurturing students with working skills through university-industry related lecture skills such as job recruitment-related internship, and IC-PBL course. The 2020 second semester of Hanyang University's AI Graduate School is composed of 17 master students and 5 doctoral degree students. Students that are studying for a doctoral degree and masters-doctors integrated degree are given a full scholarship. Starting in 2021, a total of 25 students will be selected every semester. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Science and ICT newly selected Hanyang University Seoul Campus as the AI Graduate School of 2020 in April and selected ERICA Campus for AI Integrated Research Center. Also, these AI Graduate School, AI Integrated Research Center have been selected as the institutions for enforcing new tasks of 2020, being part of the 'AI Semiconductor (NPU, Nural Processing Network) Research Development Project' enforced by the Ministry of Science and ICT. ▶Check [[AI Graduate School Support Project]] at Hanyang Wiki Global News Team global@hanyang.ac.kr Translation by: Lee Won-young

2020-09 14 Important News

[Event]Hanyang University ERICA, Gyeonggi-do Province -Ansan City-Kakao opens Ceremony for Kakao Data Center Construction

On September 7th, Hanyang University. Gyeonggo-do, Ansan City, and Kakao signed a business agreement in the Gyeonggi Provincial Government Office to build a Kakao Data Center and an industry-academic cooperation facility. The President of Hanyang University, Kim Woo-seung, the Governor of Gyeonggi Province, Lee Jae-myung, the mayor of Ansan, Yoon Hwa-sup, and the co-CEO of Kakao,Yeo Min-soo, attended the signing ceremony. ▲Source: Real-time social broadcast LIVE According to the agreement, Kakao will spend 400 billion won on the project to build a data center and industry-academic cooperation facility on 18,383 square meters of land around Hanyang University's ERICA campus. The construction design will be completed in the second half of this year, and after adminstrative procedures, such as building permits, contracts and construction will be carried out in 2021 with a completion aim in 2023. The data center will be built on the site of the Campus Innovation Park Urban High-tech Industrial Complex, which was selected as a pilot project implemented by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, the Ministry of SMEs and Startups, and the Ministry of Education as a national project last year. ▲Campus Innovation Park HUB ▲Bird's-eye view of Campus Innovation Park The Kakao Data Center is hyper-scale enough to operate more than 100,000 servers, and can store 120,00 servers in the computer building. The amount of data that can be stored reaches 6 EB (exabytes), which is 310,000 times larger than the amount of information in the Library of Congress. Hanyang University's ERICA campus is planning to build a small-scale high-tech industrial complex, including the Kakao Data Center, as a base for regional innovation and growth. [Campus Innovation Park] A business run by The Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, and the Ministry of Small and Medium Venture Enterprises to promote the creation of innovative spaces that combine corporate housing facilities, startup support facilities, and housing and cultural facilities on unused sites on university campuses in order to create new jobs for high-quality young people. *News related to Campus Innovation Park - University Journal: http://www.dhnews.co.kr/news/articleView.html?idxno=124490 - JoonbooIlbo: http://www.joongboo.com/news/articleView.html?idxno=1382740 Global News Team global@hanyang.ac.kr Translation by: Lee Hee-jin

2020-09 10

[Event]Hanyang University Holds 'JOB Discovery Festival'

Hanyang University is holding untact job fair, 'JOB Discovery Festival' starting from August 31st to 29th of the next month. On the 31st, Hanyang University announced that it will hold a job fair with the cooperation with 'Catch', an employment portal, which will be held online. While many kinds of university events are being canceled due to the aftereffect of COVID-19, this job fair will be operated online starting from one-on-multiple video consulting to employment consulting. The job fair has secured the participation list of conglomerates such as SK, Lotte, LS, GS, and Hyundai Card. The fair will consist of programs such as △‘Live employment consulting according to the company' △'One-on-multiple consulting' with HR manager/current employee △'Employment Consulting Board' for posting Q&A within 24 hours and △‘Company PR Booth'. Current students and graduates wishing to participate in the job fair can join the fair through the registration website. Kim Sung-soo, head of the Hanyang University Global Career Development Center mentioned that "as the job market is declining due to COVID-19, we planned for an online job fair to support students that are looking for a job" and added that "live job consulting with the managers of the companies will provide great help to the students." Meanwhile, the number of universities holding an online job fair is increasing following Hanyang University, such as Korea University, Sungkyunkwan University, and Yonsei University. ▲Website of 2020 Hanyang University untact JOB Discovery Festival Go straight to 2020 Hanyang University untact JOB Discovery Festival▶ Global News Team global@hanyang.ac.kr Translation by: Lee Won-young

2020-09 03

[Event]Hanyang University LINC +Business Group, Dong-A University LINC + Business Group Signs the MOU..."Expanding and Developing Industrial-Academic Cooperation Project"

Hanyang University LINC + business group and Dong-A University LINC + business group signed the MOU. Through this agreement, is it expected to strengthen cooperation for the development of new industrial-academic cooperation project, including the expansion and sharing of specialized content of industrial-academic cooperation projects by universities outside the region. Hanyang University LINC +business group and Dong-A university LINC + business group will develop and operate interactive industry-academic cooperation programs and educational contents to foster leaders of the 4th industrial revolution. They will also develop projects that can contribute to the community, such as expanding human exchange to create new jobs. Kim Jum-soo, head of Dong-A University Industry-Academic Cooperation Association, said "We hope that the universities will contribute to the promotion of industry-academic cooperation and strengthen their rile to meet the demands of local communities through active exchanges with LINC +organizations in and out of the region." Global News Team global@hanyang.ac.kr Translation by: Lee Hee-jin

2020-08 26

[Event]10 universities Including Hanyang University holds World Life Science Video Seminar... Takes Advantage of Online Lectures

10 universities, including Hanyang University, will be holding regular online seminars on World Life Science starting from the 2nd semester. 10 universities will be in charge of this seminar, and Stanford students and faculty will also be participating. According to an electronic newspaper on August 13, Hanyang University, Seoul National University, Sungkyunkwan University, Chung-Ang University, Ewha Womans University, Sookmyung Women's University, University of Seoul, Konkuk University, Soonchunhyang University of Medicine and Ajou University will jointly hold lectures and discussions on the field of life sciences, starting next month. Previously, Sungkyunkwan University held a video seminar every two weeks with Stanford K-BioX, a group of Korean scientists at Standford University, in the first semester. Stanford University researchers, 30 Silicon Valley startup founders, and Sungkyunkwan University students and professors participated and were able to grasp the trends of advanced research in life science of Standford University as well as creating synergy effects through open discussion sessions. As a result, this seminar expanded to an event involving world-renowned professors and Korean universities. Great scholars who carries out advanced research from all over the world will be attending the seminar in the second semester. Ten scholars, including Kwon Hyung-bae, a professor at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Jeong Jae-woong, dean of the Department of Clinical Cancer Biology at Cleveland, Lee Hak-ho, a professor of Harvard Medical School, Lee Jin-hyung, a professor of bio-engineering at Stanford University, and Joo Chul-min, a professor of engineering at Delft University of the Netherlands, will be giving lectures. This seminar is regarded as a good exmaple of the advantages of online lectures. Professors and students are time and place independent and discussions take place after time-consuming research presentations. There is no time limit for discussion allowing in-depth discussions for as long as the participants want. Those who were unable to attend real-time video seminars are able to watch the recorded video. Also, these online seminars did not require as much money as offline seminars. Students and professors from participating universities are able to attend the seminar via their smartphones or PCs. Lee Sang-gu, dean of Sungkyunkwan University's Faculty of Natural Science, who organized the seminar, said, "You can easily listen to the lectures of world-class scholars in the laboratory or at home and listen to what you want to know right away," adding, "Compared to past invitation lectures, which cost a lot of money, such as accommodation and airfare." Global News Team global@hanyang.ac.kr Translation by: Lee Hee-jin

2020-08 21 Important News

[Event][Photo News] Photo zone to sooth the disappointment over the cancelled commencement ceremony

Hanyang University replaced the 2019 Spring and Fall Undergraduate and Graduate school Commencement Ceremony with online congratulatory videos to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and uploaded the videos on Hanyang University homepage and official social network services (SNS). Also, to avoid lots of graduate students gathering in one place, graduation caps and suits were rented through pre-registrations and photo zones were placed in several places. The photo zones will be held until August 28th according to the COVID-19 quarantine guidelines. Meanwhile, Hanyang University presented a total of 1889 students with 248 doctor’s degree, 440 master’s degree, and 1201 bachelor’s degree on August 20. ▲ International graduate students are taking photos at the photo zone to relieve the inconvenience of the canceled commencement ceremony at the Seoul Seongdong-gu Seoul Campus on August 20th. ▲ Graduates are taking photos with the Lion Statue as the background and throwing their graduation caps in Seoul Seongdong-gu Seoul Campus on August 20th ▲ A graduate student and the family are taking a photo at the photo zone ▲ A graduate student and her family are taking a photo at the photo zone Global News Team global@hanyang.ac.kr Translation by: Park Gyeong-min

2020-08 21 Important News

[Event]2019 ERICA Commencement Ceremony held through live online broadcast

On August 19th, the 2019 Hanyang University ERICA Campus and the Graduate School of Industrial Convergence Spring and Fall Commencement Ceremony was held. This ceremony was participated by the minimum number of people to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and was broadcasted live through the Hanyang University ERICA Youtube channel. Starting with the opening speech, the ceremony processed with President Kim Woo-seung’s congratulatory message, the President of the Alumni Association Son Yong-geun’s words of encouragement, graduate representative Shin Hye-rim’s (Division of Economics) formal reply, the commencement ceremony, and the award ceremony (Chairman of the Board Award, President Award, President of the Alumni Association Award). In this Commencement Ceremony, special congratulatory videos of professors, faculties, graduates, and undergraduates, along with ERICA professor choir’s special performance brightened the 2019 Commencement Ceremony. ▲ President Kim Woo-seung’s congratulatory message ▲ Graduate representative Shin Hye-rim’s (Division of Economics) formal reply ▲ Ceremony participated by the minimum number of people to prevent the spread of COVID-19 ▲ Graduates taking photos Global News Team global@hanyang.ac.kr Translation by: Park Gyeong-min

2020-08 21 Important News

[Event]ERICA Campus holds online Commencement Ceremony due to COVID-19, broadcasted live through Youtube

Hanyang University ERICA Campus held the graduation ceremony online to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The ERICA Campus broadcasted the 2019 Spring and Fall Commencement Ceremony live through the Hanyang University ERICA official Youtube channel on August 19, around 10:30. They have replaced the large scale graduation ceremony online to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This Commencement Ceremony was for all the students of the Graduate School of Industrial Convergence and ERICA Campus. However, following the COVID-19 quarantine guidelines instead of holding a public ceremony, the graduation cap and gown rent week was additionally held from August 18. The online Commencement Ceremony started with an opening speech, followed by the President’s congratulatory message, and the President of the alumni association’s words of encouragement. After, the commencement ceremony and diverse events proceeded, and the event was finished with a closing ceremony. Special alumni congratulatory videos and professor choir performance events were also included. Meanwhile, the Seoul Campus plans to upload the congratulatory message on their official Youtube homepage instead of holding a public Commencement Ceremony, while replacing the event with graduation suit rentals and photo-zones. The ERICA Campus 2019 Spring and Fall Online Commencement Ceremony could be participated through the Hanyang University ERICA Campus official Youtube channel. ▶Click to see [[2019 Spring and Fall Online Commencement Ceremony (ERICA)]] in Hanyang Wiki ▶Click to go to Hanyang University ERICA Campus official Youtube channel Global News Team global@hanyang.ac.kr Translation by: Park Gyeong-min

2020-08 19

[Event]Hanyang University Startup Support Foundation Successfully Wrapped Up the 2019 Preliminary Start-up Company Package Final Demo Day

Hanyang University's Startup Support Foundation successfully completed the "Preliminary Startup Company Package Final Demo Day" on the 7th for outstanding companies in the 2019 preliminary start-up package. In 2019, Hanyang University was selected as the organizer of the preliminary start-up package and has supported 33 outstanding start-up companies. The preliminary start-up package, which is managed by the Ministry of SMEs and Venture business, is a project to find prospective start-ups with innovative ideas. Up to 100 million won was provided for the funding of the commercialization of items, education, and expert mentoring for each team. The final demo day, which took place at the Grand Hilton Seoul Hotel on the 7th, involved 9 companies among the 33 companies that were selected in the first evaluation and mentoring from the 2019 preliminary start-up package. VC, accelerators, and officials of related organizations were invited to operate counselling booths for enhancing skills such as IR final pitching and legal investment. Solibis (Shin Dong-wook, CEO), who developed solid electrolyte materials for sulfide; Barajeong (Kim Byung-joon, CEO), who developed online and offline middle management coaching services based on rehabilitation medicine; and BUV (Seo Moon-ji, CEO), who developed a platform for the live sharing of performance videos, busking, schedules, and venue information, were selected as the best companies for Demo Day. The final winners received a small amount of money along with preferential negotiation rights with VCs, accelerators, investors, and officials for seed funding. They will also get the opportunity to participate in programs related to investments organized by Hanyang University. Ryu Chang-wan, head of Hanyang University's start-up support team, said, "We are actively supporting innovative start-ups nurtured by Hanyang University in various ways such as investment and globalization so that they can scale up." He also added, "Like Demo Day today, we will continue to provide practical help to start-up companies." Global News Team global@hanyang.ac.kr Translation by: Lee Hee-jin

2020-08 06

[Event]Hanyang University-Navy-Sejong University-Chungnam University, Signed the MOU on Academic Cooperation

Hanyang University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on academic cooperation with the Navy, Sejong University, and Chungnam University at the Navy Hotel in Seoul on the 24th. ▲Three universities, including the Navy and Hanyang University, signed the MOU on Monday. (source: Navy) The signing of the MOU is expected to broaden public consensus on maritime security policies by exchanging opinions and information, strategies, major technologies, and research trends. In addition, the international regular conference, ship discussion forum and the International Symposium on Maritime Power, which is currently co-hosted by the Korea Maritime Strategy Institute and the Marine Research Association, can be expanded to Hakgun Convention College. They are expected to continue joint activities that are necessary for mutual cooperation by expanding human exchange and participating in academic conferences and seminars on marine security and science and technology hosted by universities. Global News Team global@hanyang.ac.kr Translation by: Lee Hee-jin