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2019-07 12

[Event]Testing Smart Car Core Technology Through the 2019 Smart Model Car Competition

The 2019 Smart Model Car Competition held at Hanyang University's Olympic Gymnasium in Seongdong-gu, Seoul on July 11th was not a regular competition, but was a place for testing core technologies for smart cars. With the aim of designing and applying core technology for smart cars to smart model cars, Hanyang University has been testing key technologies such as smart cruise control, automatic parking, autonomous emergency braking, and obstacle avoidance in previous competitions thus far. In this year's competition, "in-city self-driving" technology was measured through a crosswalk mission. The chairperson of the event, Sunwoo Myung-ho, a professor of the Department of Automotive Engineering of Hanyang University, stated that, "The competition for smart model cars will contribute to enhancing South Korea's competitiveness in automobile technology by implementing various sensors that are key technologies of smart cars as model cars," and said that, "in addition, I believe this competition plays a very important role in Korea's car industry to lead the world's automobile market." In the competition held on July 11th, the team with students from Konkuk University's Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Shongji Nagayo took first place. The leader of the team, Kim Seung-soo, remarked that "After a lot of time spent in preparation, I'm really happy to be awarded with first prize," and revealed, "I will diligently research smart car-related fields in the future." The winning team was awarded with the prize of 10 million won as well as other additional prizes. This year's competition conferred 25 million won worth of prizes (including a field trip to a research center in Germany) such as 10 million won to the first place winner. ▲The winning team of the 2019 Smart Model Car Competition, Shongji Nagayo, consisting of students from Konkuk University's Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, are taking a photo at the Olympic Gymnasium of Seoul Campus on July 11th. ▲ At the 2019 Smart Model Car Competition held on July 11th at the Olympic Gymnasium on Seoul Campus, the chairperson of the event Sunwoo Myung-ho (professor of the Department of Automotive Engineering of Hanyang University, center) is giving a congratulatory speech. ▲Participants of the 2019 Smart Model Car Competition on July 11th at the Olympic Gymnasium on Seoul Campus are checking their smart model cars before the event. ▲ A participant of the 2019 Smart Model Car Competition on July 11th at the Olympic Gymnasium on Seoul Campus is lining the smart model car up at the starting line. ▲ The audience was watching the driving of model cars from their seats at the 2019 Smart Model Car Competition on July 11th at the Olympic Gymnasium on Seoul Campus. ▲ The audience was watching the driving of model cars from their seats at the 2019 Smart Model Car Competition on July 11th at the Olympic Gymnasium on Seoul Campus. Translated by Jeon Chae-yun global@hanyang.ac.kr

2019-07 12

[Event]Seoul Metropolitan City-Hanyang University, Art Museum Education for Young Artists

Hanyang University HEAD Lab (Hanyang Education in Art+Design Lab) and Hanyang Arts+Design Education Center (Director Kim Sun-ah) led the art museum education program for 100 scholarship recipients to attend the 2019 Seoul Talented Artist Education event on July 6th. This event was part of the HEAD Start program, where students were divided into 3 teams to visit the Hyundai Kids' Museum's "Books & Art" <World Tour with MOKA – Hungary>, Art Sonje Center's <The Island of the Colorblind>, and Daelim Museum's <Jaime Hayon: Serious Fun>. Director Kim Sun-ah said, "Through the art museum education, students will have had the opportunity to dream and think of themselves as future authors, beyond the activities of expression-making pieces.” ▲Scholarship students of the Seoul Metropolitan City-Hanyang University Talented Artist Education program who visited the Art Sonje Center of Jongno-gu, Seoul are taking a memorial photo together on the 6th. ▲ Scholarship students of Seoul Metropolitan City-Hanyang University Talented Artist Education program that visited the Hyundai Kids' Museum's "Books & Art" at the Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do location are experiencing a VR program on the 6th. ▲ Scholarship students of Seoul Metropolitan City-Hanyang University Talented Artist Education program who visited the Art Sonje Center at Jongno-gu of Seoul are listening to an educator's explanation on the 6th. ▲ Scholarship students of Seoul Metropolitan City-Hanyang University Talented Artist Education program who visited the Daelim Museum at Jongno-gu, Seoul, are paying attention to the instructions of an educator on the 6th. Translation by: Kim Hyun-soo

2019-07 09

[Event]Hanyang University's 2019 International Summer School Entrance Ceremony

Hanyang Unviersity held the entrance ceremony for the 2019 Hanyang International Summer School on July 1st, at the Seongdong-gu Seoul campus, in the Olympic gymnasium. At the entrance ceremony, 2000 students attended including 1600 foreign students from 54 countries. 2019 Hanyang International Summer School will take place through the 26th for tota of 4 weeks. Hanyang University prepared 131 lectures across 12 fields including engineering, management, Korean studies, and cultural experiences such as visits to a theme park, water park, Boryeong Mud Festival, and a famous domestic entertainment management company, as well as a trip to watch a Nanta performance as well as a Han River cruise party for the foreign students. ▲On the afternoon of the 1st, foreign students participating in the entrance ceremony of the 2019 Hanyang International Summer School held at the Olympic gymnasium, Seoul campus, are taking a memorial photo together. ▲Foreign students who participated in the 2019 Hanyang International Summer School held at the Olympic gymnasium are listening to the welcoming speech of Hanyang University Vice President Choi Duk-kyun. ▲ Foreign students who participated in the 2019 Hanyang International Summer School held at the Olympic gymnasium are watching the celebratory event. ▲A Taekwondo performance crew is giving a performance for the foreign students who joined the 2019 Hanyang International Summer School entrance ceremony held at the Olympic gymnasium on the 1st. ▲ Foreign students who participated in the 2019 Hanyang International Summer School held at the Olympic gymnasium are enjoying a dance performance. Translation by Kim Hyun-soo

2019-07 09

[Event][Channel H] Hanyang International Summer School 2019 Opening Ceremony

■ Date : July 1st 2019 ■ Location : Hanyang University Olympic Gymnasium Hanyang International Summer School, where foreign students are invited to learn Korean culture and language, marked its beginning at the Olympic Gymnasium on July 1st, 2019. This event was attended by more than 2,000 participants, including 1,600 students from 54 different countries. The 2019 Hanyang International Summer School will be running for 4 weeks until July 26th. There are 131 courses from 12 different majors such as engineering, business, and Korean studies in this Summer School program, and students can participate in diverse activities such as Han-river cruise party, visit to amusement park, Boryeong Mud Festival, and Nanta show.

2019-06 12

[Event]An Outdoor Opera <La Traviata> Attracts a Crowd of 6000 Over 3 Days

La Traviata, an outdoor opera hosted by Hanyang University and organized by the Hanyang Opera Theater (chief director Park Jeong-won), was held at Hanyang University’s Open-air Theater in Seongdong-gu, Seoul for three days starting June 6. The opera had an audience of 6,000 people over three days. This event was held to commemorate the 80th anniversary of Hanyang University. The opera was directed by Lee Beom-ro, who won the 2016 the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism's General's Award. It was conducted by Choi Hee-joon who is currently serving as the standing conductor for Suwon City Hall. On the first day, soprano Um Jin-hee, tenor Lee Won-jun and baritone Ko Sung-hyun were the main characters, while the concert on the second day featured highly qualified students from Hanyang’s College of Music. On the last day of the concert, soprano Kathleen Kim, tenor Kim Woo-gyung, and baritone Woo Jooho, who are all gaining global acclaim, were featured. ▲The vocalists who appeared in La Traviata, an outdoor opera, are singing at Seoul Campus in Seongdong-gu, Seoul on June 8th. ▲Professor Kim Woo-gyung (left) and Professor Kathleen Kim are playing the main roles of La Traviata, on the Seoul campus in Seongdong-gu, Seoul on June 8th. ▲Professor Choi Hee-joon (top left) is conducting the Hanyang Philharmonic Orchestra at the outdoor opera La Traviata held on Seoul Campus in Seongdong-gu, Seoul on June 8th. ▲The audience is watching the outdoor opera La Traviata held on Seoul Campus in Seongdong-gu, Seoul on June 8th. ▲The cast of La Traviata, an outdoor opera held on Seoul Campus in Seongdong-gu, Seoul, greets the audience. Translated by Hyejeong Park global@hanyang.ac.kr

2019-06 12

[Event]Selection of the 2018 ERICA Academic Award Winner

The 2018 Hanyang University ERICA Academic Award ceremony was held at 2 pm on June 5, 2019 at the PRIME Conference Hall on ERICA Campus. The award was established for researchers who have made outstanding academic achievements over the past year (March 1, 2017~December 31, 2017). The award ceremony categorized the prizes into the HYU Academic Prize (4 laureates), the Outstanding Faculty Prize (11 laureates), and the New Faculty Prize. The HYU Academic Prize (total score of 100) recipients were evaluated and selected by summing the total scores for faculty achievements (20), thesis achievements (30), and research funding procurement (50). Two of the top winners of the award were from Engineering; one was from the Natural Sciences (Pharmacy); and one was selected from the Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts. The Outstanding Faculty Prize was awarded across four categories: Excellence in International Papers, Paper Citation Counts in International Papers (reflected performance for the last 5 years), Bibliographical Excellence, and Excellence in Industry-university Cooperation. Finally, the New Faculty Prize is for professors under the age of 45 with fewer than five years of employment at the university. Additionally, someone may only be selected once in their lifetime as a winner of the Excellence in International Papers Award. The ERICA Academic Award is designed to enhance research activities by showcasing and rewarding faculty who have achieved top research results. ERICA campus’s Industry-education Cooperation program recommends candidates to double or triple each year, and the final selection is made by ERICA’s Academic Research Committee. The next academic award (2019 ERICA Award) recipients will be selected in December. [Winner's List] (HYU Academic Prize) ▷ HYU Engineering Award: Lee Han-seung (Architecture, College of Engineering), Oh Hee-kook (Computer Science, College of Computing) ▷ HYU Science Award: Chae Young-gyu (Molecular & Life Science, College of Science and Convergence Technology) ▷ HYU Humanities Award: Ahn Shin-won (Cultural Anthropology, College of Languages & Cultures) (Outstanding Faculty Prize) ▷ Excellence in International Papers: Park Joo-hyun (Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering), Chae Pil-seok (Bionano Engineering, College of Engineering), Chung Young-dae (Marine Science and Convergence Engineering, College of Science and Convergence Technology), Choi Chung (Economics, College of Business and Economics) ▷ Paper Citation Counts in International Papers : Tae Seong-ho (Architecture, College of Engineering), Biswajit Sarkar (Industrial Management Engineering, College of Engineering) and Moon Hyo-bang (Marine Science and Convergence Engineering, College of Science and Convergence Technology) ▷ Bibliographical Excellence : Park Gyu-tae (Japanese Studies, College of Languages & Cultures) ▷ Excellence in Industry-university Cooperation : Jwa Yong-ho (Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering), Ha Jeong-mi (Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy), Park Jin-gu (Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering) (New Faculty Prize.) ▷ Excellence in International Papers: Hu Jin (Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering), Hong Seok-joon (Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering), Lee Sang-wook (Chemical and Molecular Engineering, College of Science and Convergence Technology), Gong Tae-sik (Business Administration, College of Business and Economics) Translated by Hyejeong Park global@hanyang.ac.kr

2019-06 07

[Event]Hanyang University Alumni Association of Entrance Years '85, '86, & '87 Holds "2019 Junior Love Dinner Event"

A dinner event conducted by the Hanyang University Alumni Association of entrance years '85, '86, & '87 was held in the student cafeteria of ERICA Campus on May 30 (Thu) at 5:30 pm. This event was prepared by the alumni association of entrance years '85, '86, & '87 for their juniors at ERICA Campus. This was first initiated as an annual event in 2016 at both Seoul and ERICA campus. There were 47 alumni who participated in the event this year including Ha Young-pan, the president of the entrance year '85, Kim Ki-yeon of the entrance year '86, Park Han-cheol, the vice president and Han Ki-soo, the president of the entrance year '87. The alumni association prepared various food and fruits to suit students' tastes, and the school organized a mini concert performance by the students of the Department of Applied Music. This was intended to help the students exhausted from studying enjoy the ambiance and refresh their minds. An hour prior to the event, a long line that indicated students' enthusiastic reaction had formed, and helped to advance the starting time of the event. The alumni had a cordial chat with the students as they distributed the food they had prepared, and the students receiving the food expressed their gratitude to their seniors. In addition to the meal, the alumni association provided generous gifts such as Airpods, Galaxy Tab S4, free passes to Island Castle, and Starbucks giftcards to winners of on-the-spot games. Shin Sang-soo of entrance year '87, who was the host of the event, expressed, "I hope this event motivated by the love of seniors for their juniors continues to be felt in 30 years," and that "the participating students promise to hold this event for their juniors in the future, following their seniors' footsteps." Students participating in the 2019 Junior Love Dinner Event are waiting in line to receive the food. Alumni from the alumni association of entrance years '85, '86, '87 are distributing food to students. Students from the Department of Applied Music are performing at the event. An alumnus is expressing his impression of participating in the event. The alumni association of entrance years '85, '86, & '87 are taking a photograph after the event. Translated by Jeon Chae-yun global@hanyang.ac.kr

2019-05 27

[Event]Hanyang University, ‘Global Accelerators Conference’ for Overseas Expansion of Startup

Hanyang University held the ‘2019 Global Accelerators Conference & Startup Pitch’ at Seongdong-gu's, Seoul campus for two days starting on May 30th. The accelerators stand for startup support organizations that excavate, foster, and manage early entrepreneurs. This event was organized to enhance the global startup capability of prep entrepreneurs and startups that wish to expand overseas by inviting 11 global accelerator companies in honor of the 80th anniversary of Hanyang University. Hanyang University Startup Support Foundation and the Seoul Startup Hub co-managed the event that consisted of programs like △Global accelerator conference △Startup company seminar(IR) △Networking party. On the first day (30th), the conference between 11 global accelerators of North America, Europe, and Asia and President Kim Woo-seung, president of Commax Byeon Bong-deok, startup promotion chairman Kim Kwang-hyun began at the Seoul campus of Hanyang University. After dividing the groups into North America, Europe, and Asia groups, the accelerators participated in panel talks per group with topics like startup, global startup trend, and investment attraction that global venture capitalists (VCs) want. Also one-on-one closed investment attraction meetings and networking parties enable meeting entrepreneurs who aim for global expansion. On the second day (31st), the Startup Pitch event was held at Seoul Mapo-gu “Seoul Startup Hub.” University startups from Hanyang University, Konkuk University, Kookmin University, Sungshin Women’s University, Soongsil University, and Induk University will proceed the public IR, and 9 domestic investment companies will evaluate them. The head of Hanyang University startup promotion chairman Ryu Chang-wan said, "I hope this event will be of practical assistance in providing a foothold for the global expansion of startups." He also said, "We will continuously strive to arrange agreements between startup companies and the global market." ▲Global Accelerators Conference & Startup Pitch poster Translation by: Kim Hyun-soo global@hanyang.ac.kr

2019-05 27

[Event]Hanyang University College of Engineering, Global Culture Festival for Foreign Students

The Hanyang University College of Engineering (Dean Yoo Hong-hee) held a Global Culture Festival at Seoul Campus's Engineering Building I for two days starting on May 22nd. This event was organized so that foreign students could exchange information about traditional cultures and promote the understanding and harmony between cultures. The participating students will experience traditional clothes, food, and activities from various countries around the world including Korea, China, Malaysia, and Spain. A staff from Hanyang University said, “The event was designed in hopes that foreign students would expand their understanding of different cultures and adopt well to life in Korea.” ▲Students who participated in the ‘Global Culture Festival’ hosted at the Seoul campus are playing the traditional Korean game of yut. ▲ Students engaged in the ‘Global Culture Festival’ are playing a Malaysian traditional game called Batu Seremban. ▲ A Korean student (left) is introducing Korea’s traditional crafts to foreign students at the ‘Global Culture Festival’. ▲ A Chinese student is introducing China to the foreign students at the ‘Global Culture Festival’. ▲Students who participated at the ‘Global Culture Festival’ are taking a memorial photo together. Translation by: Kim Hyun-soo global@hanyang.ac.kr

2019-05 16

[Event]President Kim Woo-seung Holds a Special Lecture on the Topic "Is Graduate School a Worthwhile Choice?"

The Hanyang University Graduate School Administration Team held a special lecture by President Kim Woo-seung on Monday, April 29th at the Conference Hall (room 105) of Chung Mong-Koo Automotive Research Center. This lecture was given to the undergraduate students on the theme "Is Graduate School a Worthwhile Choice?" Translated by Jeon Chae-yun global@hanyang.ac.kr