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2020-10 19

[Policy]Hanyang University Collaborates with LH on "Smart Asset Management Pilot Project"

Hanyang University confirmed participation in the "Smart Asset Management Pilot Project" that utilizes autonomous performance diagnosis system. This project will be carried out by LH (Korea Land & Housing Corporation). The "Smart Asset Management Pilot Project" is designed as an innovative plan to protect the residents while reducing maintenance costs from the accumulation of management supplies and the aging of rental assets. On 28 September, LH signed an agreement with Hanyang University, the Drone Convergence Technology Association, and the Housing Management Corporation while establishing a foundation to promote smart asset management business by utilizing autonomous performance diagnosis systems from private and academic circles. The autonomous performance diagnosis system will be carried out by filming the complex with an autonomous flying drone and calculating the repair volume through AI-based data analysis. Quick and precise inspection, without blind spots, is possible. Under the agreement, each agency will cooperate with each other to carry out 6 collaborative tasks in 3 areas using the autonomous performance diagnosis systems by utilizing big data which was proposed by LH: strengthening safety inspections, streamlining maintenance. This is expected to contribute greatly to innovation in maintenance and management when it becomes possible to analyze big data time series such as building timing, user materials, and construction methods by continuously computerizing inspection data and establishing a database. By the end of this year, the pilot project will be implemented at 4 rental complexes: Seoul Bundong 3, Incheon Yeonsu 1, Ansan Gojan 1, and Busan Deokcheon 2. Plans on expanding will be confirmed at a later date after going through performance checks. Global News Team Translation by: Lee Hee-jin

2020-10 13 Important News

[Policy]Hanyang University-SK C&C Cooperate to Create Social Value in Our Daily Lives

Hanyang University signed the cooperation contract with SK C&C on October 5th, to create social values through the 'Haeng-Ga-Rae(幸加來)' application. About ten people attended the contract ceremony, including Hanyang University Vice-President of faculty education Kim Myeong-gik and the president of the SK C&C Happiness Expanding Center Ahn Suk-ho. This contract was signed to develop a digital platform that allows university students to create social values, through activities such as reducing carbon emission, preventing overuse of resources, social donation, activating social enterprises, and more. SK C&C will open up and explain the operational know-how of 'Haeng-Ga-Rae', the social value creation supporting platform, and help the application to be utilized in universities. ▲ Kim Myeong-gik Hanyang University Vice-President of faculty education (left) and President Ahn Suk-ho of SK C&C Happiness Expanding Center are taking photographs after the 'Haeng-Ga-Rae' contract. 'Haeng-Ga-Rae' is the blockchain-based platform that was developed by the idea from 2019 SK C&C members. The application aims to spread the SV(Social Value) among the society, adding the meaning of 'Creating tomorrow that adds happiness' on its name. The SK C&C members have downloaded the Haeng-Ga-Rae application and accumulate the SV Points, through carrying out activities such as using the tumbler, using the stairs, walking, blood donations, and volunteer work, both sided printing, and finishing all food in the company cafeteria. The accumulated points are used for donations or buying products related to social enterprises. As the contract is made, Hanyang University students and faculty can download the 'Hanyang University Haeng-Ga-Rae' application on Google Playstore and Apple App Store starting from October 8th. Various Hanyang University SV Points will be automatically accumulated when activities such as walking on the campus building stairs, using tumblers, finishing all food in the university cafeteria, and more. Individual SV Points can be used in university cafes, bookstore, and buying souvenirs within the university. The university is also planning to allow students to purchase products of social enterprises and make donations using the SV Point through the 'Hanyang University Haeng-Ge-Rae' application. Kim Myeong-gik Hanyang University Vice-President of faculty education mentioned that "the university is currently having difficulty in letting students know of the social values that are in need and provide chances for students to create these social values, largely due to the untact environment," and added "'Haeng-Ga-Rae' is a way for students to create social values without the limitations of time and location, allowing students to directly see the social values that they are creating. This will hold great meaning in using the application within the university." Global News Team Translation by: Lee Won-young

2020-10 12

[Policy]6 Universities, Including Hanyang University, Sign an Agreement on 'Hyundai Motor Chung Mong-koo Global Scholarship Project"

Hanyang University signed a agreement on "Hyundai Motor Chung Mong-koo Global Scholarship Project" with Hyundai Motor's Chung Mong-koo Foundation (Chairman Kwon Oh-kyu) at the Grand Ballroom of the JW Marriott Hotel in Seoul on September 22. Hyundai Motor's Chung Mong-koo Global Scholarship Project is a global talent training scholarship program for graduate students from Asian countries who come to Korea to become future opinion leaders in management/economy, science and engineering in future industries, and public policy. The scholarship program plans to provide the eligible scholarship recipients with full support of school fees and 12 million won per year of tuition and various other growth programs. 6 universities, including Hanyang University, Korea University, Seoul National University, Yonsei University, KAIST, and the KDI Graduate School of International Policy joined the agreement. Hyundai Motor's Chung Mong-koo Foundation expects the global scholarship project to serve as a new beacon of hope for many young Asian people who continue to pursue their dreams in their fields like Koreans have done so. Kwon Oh-kyu, chairman of the foundation, stated, "With a growing attention to Asia's potential, we will expand the perspective of the foundation projects to a global-level and inherit the "global challenge spirit" of founder Chung Mong-koo via social contribution." Meanwhile, Hyundai's Motor's Chung Mong-koo Foundation was established in 2007 with Hyundai Motor Group Chairman Chung Mong-koo's private contribution. Since then it has carried out various and specialized activities in the fields of nurturing future talent, supporting the underprivileged and promoting culture and arts under the brand "Ondream" to serve as a ladder of dreams and hopes based on the founder's philosophy of social contribution. ▲ Shin Sung-chul, the president of KAIST, Kim Eun-kyung, the vice president of Yonsei University, Chung Jin-taek, the president of Hyundai Motor's Chung Mong-koo Foundation, Oh Se-jung, the president of Seoul National University, Kim Woo-seung, the president of Hanyang University, and Yoo Jong-il, the president of the KDI School of International Policy (Source: Hyundai Motor's Chung Mong-koo Foundation) Global News Team Translation by: Lee Hee-jin

2020-10 12

[Policy]Hanyang University ERICA and LH-Asan City Signs an Agreement to Promote the Campus Innovation Park Project

On September 16th, Hanyang University ERICA signed a basic agreement with LH (Korea Land & Housing Corporation) and Ansan City to promote the campus innovation park project. Campus Innovation Park is a project that designates unused sites on university campuses as urban advanced industrial complexes. It creates various facilities to accommodate companies and support startups. It also develops universities as bases for innovation and growth by concentrating government cooperation between industry, academia and research and corporate capacity-building projects. Previously, in August 2019, Hanyang University ERICA was selected through a competition by the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, and the Ministry of Small and Medium Venture Business. LH, which is an expert in industrial complex development, participated as the general manager of the project and signed agreements with Gangwon National University and Hannam University. They signed agreements with Hanyang University and Ansan City this year. The agreement was signed to further clarify the role of each institution before the project was carried out in earnest, and according to the agreement, the three organizations agreed to ▲cooperate in securing the site for the project, ▲establish a business plan for raising project costs, and ▲ attract tenant companies. The Hanyang University ERICA Campus Innovation Park will be built with a total area of 78,000㎡. Before building an Innovation park, LH plans to build an industry-academic innovation hub building with a floor area of 22,300㎡ to provide workspace for start-ups and growing companies at low rents. Hence, LH will be in charge of building the complex, including licensing, by pre-investing about 50 billion won, including government financial support, while Ansan City will be in charge of licensing and project support. Hanyang University will be in charge of subsidies. Negotiations are currently being done to approve the industrial complex plan, and construction is expected to begin at the end of this year. Companies will be able to start to move in by the end of 2022. LH President Byun Chang-heum (right in the photo), Ansan Mayor Yoon Hwa-sup (centre in the photo), and Hanyang University President Kim Woo-seung (left in the photo) are taking a photo to commemorate the basic agreement. Global News Team Translation by: Lee Hee-jin

2020-09 24

[Policy]“Using unlimited video conference from now” … Issuing the Zoom license to enrolled Hanyang University students

The Hanyang University Education Innovation Foundation sent an email to enrolled Hanyang University students regarding the issuing of the Zoom license on September 10th. In explaining the purpose of the license issue, the Education Innovative Foundation stated, “we are trying to support group studying and club activities through video conferences,” which has limited not only lectures but also all student activities in this current situation of COVID-19. Accordingly, a Zoom video conference that enables 300 people to access with no limits on time is available to all Hanyang University Seoul Campus and ERICA Campus departments and graduate school students. Account activation is possible from September 18. The account activation email is sent through the address registered on the in-school information, which students should take a look at. The email information can be checked through Hanyang Portal – MY Home – General Settings – Personal Information Correction. ▲ ZOOM account registration guide: It can be checked through the email sent by the Education Innovation Foundation. Furthermore, as the log-in method is different for each account activation method, it is required that you check the ‘Zoom account announcement and user guideline’ that is attached in the email. New users need to click the [Account Activation] button in the email and fill in their name and password. However, previous users only need to click [Invitation Approval] and [Checked and Change] in the email. As the Hanyang University Zoom license has only been issued to enrolled students, the license user status is subject to change when the student status changes (i.e., students graduate, delay graduation, or take a leave of absence). Detailed information can be checked in the email sent by the Education Innovation Foundation. Global News Team Translation by: Park Gyeong-min

2020-09 21

[Policy]Hanyang University IUCC and Zeus signs MOU to Diversify Industrial Robotic Cars

IUCC, Hanyang University's Structural Innovation of Composite Materials Center, signed an MOU with Zeus on the 9th to diversify industrial robot cars. The signing ceremony was held online due to the social distancing policy due to COVID-19. With the signing of the MOU, IUCC and Zeus will conduct research on △Application of robots in the automation of production of composite materials and △international joint research on robot and composite materials. An official from Zeus said, "With this research agreement, we expect a synergy effect between Zeus and IUCC. We are focusing on automation by applying robots to the pressure vessel manufacturing process for hydrogen vehicles. We will flexibly respond to the rapidly growing hydrogen vehicle market by improving robot automation technology in the pressure vessel manufacturing process." IUCC stands for the industry-academic cooperation R&D center at Hanyang University. It is a win-win cooperation model that focuses on long-term research that is difficult for companies to carry out and receives membership fees from companies. Professors, specializing in each field, participate in the research and share their results with the companies. Global News Team Translation by: Lee Hee-jin

2020-09 21

[Policy][COVID-19] Hanyang University's Social Distancing Level Measures... Established Criteria for Each Level

On the 2nd of this month, Hanyang University's Infectious Disease Control Committee established the "HYU Social Distancing Level Criteria and Implementation Plan" based on the standards and implementation plans of the Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasure Headquarters. According to the report, classes, tests, offline events, administrative office work, laboratory work, meetings, libraries, cafeteria, and fever tests will be adjusted according to the situation on the level of social distancing. Firstly, classes will be held both offline and online at the 1st level of social distancing. Small theoretical, experimental, and practical classes will be conducted offline. When the social distancing level increases to the 2nd level, all classes will be conducted both offline and online except for small group graduate school classes. When the social distancing level increases to level 3, all classes will be conducted online. For exams, offline and online examinations will be held at levels 1 and 2 but at level 3, examinations will be held online only. Offline events are allowed at level 1, but quarantine rules must be followed. When the social distancing level increases to the second level, an event with more than 50 people indoors and more than 100 people outdoors will be banned. At level 3, group meetings of more than 10 people will be banned. In the first stage, administration and research lab work is carried out in compliance with quarantine rules. When the social distancing level increases to level 2, half of the total members will be converted to telecommuting. At level 3, all members will be telecommuted except for the required number of people. Meetings are available offline at level 1, following the quarantine rules and when increased to level 2, meetings will be carried out both offline and online. When social distancing level increases to level 3, only online meetings will be allowed. In addition, the library's study areas will operate from 9 AM to 10 PM at levels 1 and 2 of social distancing in compliance with quarantine rules. At level 3, the study areas will be closed, and the library will operate on a limited basis for students borrowing and returning books. The school cafeteria is allowed to operate at levels 1 and 2 of quarantine, but at level 3, there will be limited operation. Fever check-up will be monitored at all stages of social distancing. ▶ See the details at Hanyang Wiki코로나19/단계별거리두기 Global News Team Translation by: Lee Hee-jin

2020-09 16

[Policy]Hanyang University newly establishes 'Hanyang Digital Healthcare Center'

Hanyang University recently established the Hanyang Digital Healthcare Center (hereinafter the Center) on the Seoul Campus. The Center aims to systematically conduct research related to Digital Therapeutics and its applications. The Center aims to vitalize interdisciplinary research based on engineering, behavioral science, neuroscience, clinical and artificial intelligence, and aims to establish digital therapeutics data sets and provide service technologies. For this to happen, the following will occur: ▼Digital Therapeutics Fundamentals and Applied Studies to enhance the university research competitiveness and internationalization, ▼ Obtaining information to carry out research tasks related to Digital Therapeutics and setting a research subject, ▼ Management of research support facilities and the operation of Extra research resources to promote research efficiency enhancement, ▼ Research presentations, seminars, and subsequent publications, ▼ Digital Therapeutics related interdisciplinary convergence research for developing research manpower, and ▼ Cooperation and joint research with related domestic and international research institutes. ▶See contents at Hanyang Weki Digital Healthcare Center Global News Team Translation by: Park Gyeong-min

2020-09 10 Important News

[Policy]“Where to register remote class complaints?” Hanyang University opens the Course Quality Improvement Center

Hanyang University opened the ‘Course Quality Improvement Center’ on August 28. It was created to enhance the operation of courses and the communication between professors, students, and administrative departments as the COVID-19 situation persists, while diverse class types such as the face-to-face class, the non-face-to-face class, and mixed classes continue on. From September 1st (Tuesday), the Course Quality Improvement Center, a complaint solving system for courses, will be in operatioin. With the system, fast complaint handling is possible by gathering comments from students and professors, and providing answers from professors and administrative departments. Additionally, answers must be provided within 48 hours after question registration. Instructors and students can choose anonymity (optional) to freely give their own opinions. Log-in to the HY-in Portal, access 「MY Home-My lecture room」 choose the course and question type to receive answers in 48 hours. PC and mobile applications are all available and the courses are based on those registered/in charge of. ▶Click to see according Hanyang University announcement Global News Team Translation by: Park Gyeong-min

2020-09 02

[Policy]Changed Parking System Applied for the Fall Semester

The parking system of the Seoul Campus will go through a partial change starting from the fall semester. Some regulations that have been temporarily allowed until the end of the 2020 year will be newly applied again starting from January of 2021. Accordingly, 'Untacting,' a term coined in South Korea to describe a contactless world, will be reinforced as a service during the process of parking management. Untacting service will be provided through a PC or mobile application, without having to visit the parking office. Even for the cases where parking tickets for events are needed, registration should be done online. The parking price for faculty will also be raised from 1,000 won to 2,000 won starting from the fall semester. For the discount price, 10 hours, 12 hours, and the one day pass will all be removed. Only 2, 3, 6, 8 hour passes will be used. Meanwhile, providing discounts by showing personal ID will also be stopped starting from January of 2020. This is due to the increase in automatic payments, where registered vehicles must register through a seasonal ticket or go through the discount process. While registered vehicles can receive a discount service if the seasonal ticket is not registered, the regular price will be applied to vehicles that are not registered. A paper parking ticket will only be used temporarily until the end of this year. Visiting vehicles will receive a discount through the 'smart parking ticket' that will be given from the visiting department. Global News Team Translation by: Lee Won-young

2020-09 02

[Policy]QR-PASS System Operated for Entering Campus Buildings

Due to the spread of COVID-19 and reaching the second level of social distancing, Seoul and the ERICA Campus will reinforce the university prevention system though applying the campus QR-PASS system. The Office of Information and Communications Technology Services informed that the QR-PASS system is operated by connecting the 'COVID-19 Self-Checking List' on the portal log-in and the 'Mobile Electronic List System' that is used for the campus building entrance. For the operation of the QR-PASS system, a QR code will be attached to each building entrance in a panel form with the information of the buildings. The system will be officially operational starting from September 1st after undergoing a testing period of one week. ▲ QR-PASS guide using the Hanyang University Application (Contributed by: Office of Information and Communications Technology Guide) Through the system, not only those related to the university such as students and faculties, but also those using other institutions, visitors, and the public can self-check their health status and log their building entrance. If the Hanyang University application is already installed, the QR scan page can be opened directly by touching the 'QR-PASS' menu. Even if the application is not installed, the QR code can still be scanned by using the portal application, by following the scanning guide posted on every entrance of the buildings. While the QR-PASS has to be checked every time when entering a building, a self-checking list only needs to be made once a day regardless of the buildings. As the QR-PASS system is being operated, body temperature checking stickers will not be given out anymore. Check the details at [[Hanyang Wiki]] Global News Team Translation by: Lee Won-young

2020-08 26

[Policy]University Administration Implementing a Work-from-Home System

Due to the proliferation of COVID-19 and the announcement of the 2nd level of social distancing, the university administration has also changed to a work-from-home system. On the 21st, the Human Resources Team announced that they will follow the guidelines given by the Student Health Care Center and implement a circulated-work-from-home system to lower the number of staff working in offices. The work-from-home system will be in place for 2 weeks starting from the 24th and ending on the 4th of next month; the policy will apply to all staff and researchers. According to the plan, only 50% of the personnel from each office will be in the offices, rotating after a week. However, some offices with difficulties carrying out their workload do not need to follow the plan according to the decision of the each head of office. Those that are pregnant will continue to work from home without rotation. After two weeks, the plan may be extended according to the situation. The circulated-work-from-home system will need to be operated in a way that secures the original workload. For this matter, all staff is required to apply call forwarding and use a VPN so that they can receive a office phone call from their mobile phone and access school information with their laptop. Additionally, all staff needs to write a daily work log and maintain the security of documents. Some offices will be unable to follow the plan, especially those related to student services, graduation preparation, and preparation for the new semester. However, the plan also applies to student workers, stopping them from coming to their offices or changing them to a work-from-home system. Global News Team Translation by: Lee Won-young