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2020-08 03

[Faculty][ERICA’s Power]Department of Transportation and Logistics Engineering Professor Lee Gun-woo, who Returns to His Alma

From student to professor! Transportation expert returns to his university Professor Lee Gun-woo in the Department of Transportation and Logistics (Department of Transportation Engineering, Class of '96) Professor Lee Gun-woo, who was appointed at the beginning of the year as a professor in the College of Engineering Sciences' Department of Transportation and Logistics, set out for a new challenge. He has come back to his alma mater, where he spent his college years actively participating in school clubs and the student council, as a professor. Let’s meet Professor Lee, who says that he will be faithful to education and research by maintaining communication with students at his alma mater. ▲ Professor Lee Gun-woo in the Department of Transportation and Logistics Engineering (Department of Transportation Engineering, Class of '96) Looking forward to meeting his students as his juniors and as pupils Professor Lee Gun-woo, who was appointed last March is an alumnus of the ERICA Department of Transportation Engineering, class of '96. After graduating from MIT and finishing his studies at the University of California, Irvine, he has been responsible for research in shipping, harbors, and international distribution for five years at the Korea Maritime Institute (KMI). In 2007, he worked as a professor in Chung-ang University's Department of International Logistics and came back to his alma mater this year as a professor in ERICA's Department of Transportation and Logistics Engineering. “The Department of International Logistics is affiliated with the College of Business and Economics, which has economics as its base. Because my academic background is in engineering, there were some disparities. There have been limits to practicing 100% of what I have studied until now. Just in time, I was able to transfer thanks to a request from my alma mater, Hanyang University.” His goals are unique as it is his first year working as a professor at his former school. Although working at the university he graduated from feels comfortable, there is more pressure from the thought of needing to lead his students, who are both his juniors in school and his pupils. Unfortunately, however, he is not yet able to have face-to-face classes with his students due to COVID-19. Even though his teaching is being done online, he simultaneously felt both comfort and anxiety when conducting his first lecture. “I could not foresee to what extent students would be able to follow along. There was also the problem of online lectures. The saddest thing is that I do not get to meet the students. It is unfortunate that I cannot meet them in person, communicate with them, get feedback on what they do not understand, and help them understand better. After all, there are limits to listening to what students think through email and phone calls.” The preparation process for online lectures is also quite burdensome. It takes about twice as long to prepare materials, record the lectures, edit, and upload them. There are sometimes situations when errors occur, such as his voice not being heard due to microphone errors. While this is not familiar work, he is gradually adapting to it through trial and error. ▲ Professor Lee Gun-woo is leading a research project in Transportation and Green Logistics through the Sustainable Transportation and Logistics Laboratory Concentrating on sustainable transportation environment and green logistics Hanyang University's Department of Transportation Engineering was first established in Korea in 1988. The pride of the alumni are so great as well. It was reorganized into the current Department of Transportation and Logistics Engineering by emphasizing the role of logistics in 2012. The subject which Professor Lee Gun-woo teaches is in the field of logistics. Similar to transportation, logistics has multidisciplinary characteristics. Perspectives change according to the point of view. In humanities logistics expands on the basis of trade, and in industral engineering and transportation engineering it expands into the field of engineering. Professor Lee is lecturing in the current department on "Transportation Logistics Economics" and "Sustainable Transportation and Green Logistics" in graduate school. From the second semester, he will provide lectures on "Logistics Management Engineering," "Logistics Systems Design," and "Special Lectures on Logistics." In the "Sustainable Transportation and Logistics Laboratory" that he is operating, students conduct research on the transportation environment and green logistics. Public health research includes atmosphere pollution emission estimation research, atmosphere diffusion analysis research, research on the effects of air pollution on humans, public convenience and ripple effects of transportation management techniques, and transportation logistics eco-friendly policies. It also includes effect analysis research on the introduction of new technology in the transportation and logistics field, such as eco-friendly transportation systems like electric cars and autonomous vehicles. According to Professor Lee, “It is research favored by the public but not government officials or businesses.” However, the interest and importance of this field will increase as international societies emphasizing eco-friendliness such as green-house gas reduction. Professor Lee’s most memorable achievement among all his research is receiving the Pyke-Johnson Award which is awarded in the transportation planning and environmental field as one of the five academic awards givem by the US Transportation Research Board. At the end of his PH.D program in 2010, he was awarded for his first SCI paper. He said that “it was the result of the help of Professor Stephen G. Richie who led his doctoral program, an excellent education provided by the department professors, and his fellow colleagues who participated in the doctoral program.” The Pyke-Johnson Award is the oldest award and has the highest authority in the transportation field, which can even be called an honor to one’s family. At that time, his award became a big issue in his college because it was the first award in the 30 years in the department. ▲ Professor Lee Gun-woo, who set his first step as a professor, senior, and teacher this year in ERICA showed his unique goal Educating the right expert with skill and humanity The changes to the ERICA Campus are truly amazing compared to when he first came to the school 24 years ago. To a great extent, the changes could be called "convulsions of nature." Professor Lee was amazed at the scenery and said, “The campus landscape is well organized, with many new buildings,” and that he "can feel the school’s enormous development in my skin.” Then, what was his most memorable experience when looking back at his college years? He choses "treet cafes" as the answer. The first words of his colleagues was the same when they heard he was appointed as a professor at his alma. “It has become a memory that I cannot forget now. When I was in school, there were lots of potholes on concrete pavers in front of the main entrance because it was a time when school peripheries were not yet developed. There, we collected branches and made campfires. Then we drank, sang, and debated with colleagues and our seniors.” One strength of Hanyang members that he has experienced and observed is their diligence. There is a tendency to overcome difficulties instead of running away from them. This is one of the reasons why numerous alumni are actively working in unimaginable fields all over the world. What he emphasizes to his students as their school senior and as their professor is humanity. Professor Lee underscores that he wishes "to educate proper experts with great humanity” and that “one can be responsible for their position if they were told that they have a great capacity for humanity.” That is why he helps students with etiquette and manners that are needed in social lives such as writing emails that do not convey rudeness. “Sometimes, I receive two-line emails without indicating one’s identity like sending a text message. Most of the time, it would be the case that students do not know how, but in real society that should not be done. In the past, I have shown students' emails as examples of etiquette. Since then, the students’ emails have changed. I try to teach these small but important factors to students whenever I have time.” He plans to talk more about students’ future careers. That is because of what his professor told him was of great help when he was a university student. “I want students to have their own dreams. While in university, I want them to find what they like and live a life that does not make them give up their dream.” Professor Lee highlights that he will be more faithful to education and research as a new professor. He plans on making opportunities to contribute to society when professional advice or an opinion on the transportation and logistics field is needed. We look forward to his future achievements and are cheering for his new start at his alma mater. Written by Oh In-sook Photo by Ha Ji-kwon This article is published in the ‘HY ERICA’ 2020 Summer Edition Click to see HY ERICA 2020 Summer Edition (Volume 95) Click to see ‘HY ERICA’ in [[Hanyang Wiki]] Global News Team global@hanyang.ac.kr Translation by: Park Gyeong-min

2020-07 30

[Event]"How Can You Have a Fruitful Time in University?" The ERICA Career Development Center Holds an Online Career Talk Concert

The ERICA Career Development Center is opening an online career talk concert called "With the Parents" for freshmen and sophomore students, and one called "Spending Vacation Time Wisely," for sophomore and junior students. The first segment of the online career talk concert, With the Parents, will be held on August 2 from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on the topic of "Should freshmen start preparing early for job employment?", and the second segment will be held on August 9, on the topic "What should students from each grade prepare?" also from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Those who have registered need to attend both segments. Meanwhile, the online talk concert, Spending Vacation Time Wisely, is also divided into two segments, and runs from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The first segment will be on July 31, on the topic of "How Do I Choose a Career that Makes Me Happy?," while the second segment is on August 7, on the topic "Where Are Our Alumni Currently Employed?." Professor Kang Won-jun, who is known for his long-term experience in job employment and careers, will be leading the event, while the participants are limited to only 15 students. Students that are participating in the online career talk concert With the Parents need to attend the event as a team with their parents. The registration can be done starting from July 15 to 26, following the announcement information posted on HY-CDP. The ERICA Career Development Center said, "We hope that students in lower grades will have the chance to start thinking earlier about their careers together with their parents, while sophomore and junior students learn about things to prepare for job employment over the vacation." More detailed information can be found on HY-CDP. ▶ Go and register for online career talk concert 'with the parents' ▶ Go and register for online career talk concert 'Spending a wise vacation time' Global News Team global@hanyang.ac.kr Translation by: Lee Won-young

2020-07 29 Important News

[Performance][Information Disclosure] Hanyang University Overwhelmingly Ranks First in Startup Founder Number, Business, Lectures, and Clubs

Hanyang University stands out among the top 15 Universities after analyzing "Student startup and startup support status" and "Startup education application status" as announced by the Academy Information (대학알리미) on June 30. In addition to the largest number of student start-up companies this year as well as the previous year, the number of start-up lectures was overwhelmingly high. Hanyang University had the most student startup businesses, which indicates the results of startup education. Hanyang University had 43 student startup founders that started 42 businesses last year and reached 500 million won in sales with about 100 million won in capital. This is about 2.6 times more business startups compared to the average number, since the top 15 universities’ average is 18.3 students starting 16.1 businesses per university. This shows the reason why Hanyang University holds such a high reputation as a cradle of CEO training. Hanyang University, whose startup founder number was the highest, also ranked first in number of startup lectures. Hanyang University has 512 startup lectures, which is more than three times higher than that of Kyunghee University (163 lectures) which ranked second. The increased rate of theory-based lectures was especially high, with 493 lectures, along with 19 practice-based lectures. Hanyang University showed a wide increase in the number of lectures with 67 lectures in 2016, 55 lectures in 2017, 262 lectures in 2018, which leaped once again in 2019. The average number of startup lectures of the top 15 universities is 100.1. Startups founded through extracurricular activities were also overwhelmingly high from Hanyang University. Hanyang University showed a huge majority in startup clubs and startup contests, excluding the startup camp. Last year’s number of startup clubs was 164, which was more than double that of Konkuk University and Korea University (78 clubs) which were ranked second. As for startup contests, Hanyang University held the largest number of start-up competitions with 13 sessions and second largest number of start-up camps(18 times) after Dongguk University(37 times). ▼ The following is the list of universities according to each category (provided by the Academy Information) <Number of student startup founders (according to the number of startup businesses)> Hanyang University 43 students (42 businesses), Korea University 34 (26), Konkuk University 30 (29), Kyunghee University 29 (21), Yonsei University 24 (20), Hankuk University of Foreign Studies 23 (23), Sungkyunkwan University 15 (10), Seoul National University 13 (12), Chung-ang University 13 (12), Dongguk University 12 (11), Ewha Womans University 10 (7), Sookmyung Womans University 10 (10), Inha University 10 (10), Sogang University 5 (5), University of Seoul 3 (3) <Startup lecture status (number of students applied)> Hanyang University 512 lectures (12,496 students), Kyunghee University 163 (5,983), Chung-ang University 102 (5,722), Hankuk University of Foreign Studies 100 (6,630), Yonsei University 57 (2,641), Sungkyunkwan University 158 (5,934), Inha University 74 (5,362), Konkuk University 92 (5,680), Korea University 40 (2,259), Dongguk University 62 (4,405), Sookmyung Womans University 43 (1,294), University of Seoul 35 (988), Ewha Womans University 22 (1,649), Sogang University 29 (690), Seoul National University 12 (449) (How many lectures?) <Number of startup clubs> Hanyang University(164), Konkuk University & Korea University (78), Sookmyung Womans University (76), Yonsei University (55), Sungkyunkwan University (48), Kyunghee University (46), Dogguk University (30), Chung-ang University (28), Seoul National University (19), University of Seoul (18), Sogang University (11), Ewha Womans University (11), Inha University (6) Global News Team global@hanyang.ac.kr Translation by: Park Gyeong-min

2020-07 29

[Performance]Hanyang University Ranked 4th in Korea Economic's 2020 College of Science and Engineering Evaluation

Hanyang University Ranked 4th in Hankyung's 2020 Domestic College of Science and Engineering Evaluation. On July 5th, Hanyang University ranked 4th with a total score of 301 points on the "2020 Domestic Science and Engineering University Evaluation" conducted by the Korea Economic Daily and Global Research. KAIST ranked 1st with 334 points followed by Sungkyunkwan University and Pohang University of Science and Technology with 306 points. Hanyang University (301), Korea University (281), Seoul National University (270), Yonsei University (261), UNIST (256), Chung-Ang University (229), and Sogang University (228) were the top 10 universities on the list. The evaluation of science and engineering colleges has been ongoing since 2015 to enhance the quality of education and research in domestic university. The 2020 evaluation of science and engineering ranked 50 universities in Korea in terms of quantity and quality. The quantitative assessment analyzed 22 indicators in 4 categories: △quality of education △quality of research △industry-academic cooperation and technology practicality △support for start-ups and employment. The qualitative assessment was based on a survey of 1,051 people from public institutions, large companies, small and medium-sized enterprises, and university professors on organizational sociability, creative problem-solving methods, understanding of theories, and willingness to hire. Among the indicators of quantitative evaluation, Hanyang University ranked 6th (61 points) for education quality, 7th (77 points) for research study quality, 2nd (35 points) for industry-academic cooperation and technology practicalization, and 5th (94 points) for startup and employment support. In addition, Hanyang ranked 3rd (38.6 points), 5th (33.6 points), and 5th (33.1 points) for organizational sociability, creativeness, and understanding of theories, respectively, for qualitative assessment, ranking 5th overall in reputation. Meanwhile, the evaluation of Science and Engineering by Korea Economic is part of the Strong Korea Project that has been carried out since 2002 with the aim of strengthening the nation's competitiveness by fostering experts in science and engineering. The competitiveness of domestic universities is diagnosed by combining the quality of education and research studies together with industry-academic cooperation and technology practicality, support for start-ups and employment, and a survey of the reputation of business representatives. ▶Go to Korea Economic News (Click) Global News Team global@hanyang.ac.kr Translation by: Lee Hee-jin

2020-07 29

[Policy][COVID-19] Office of International Affairs Canceled the Selection of 2021 Spring Semester Outgoing Exchange Students

On the 3rd, the Office of International Affairs announced that they will cancel the selection of 2021 Spring Semester Outgoing Exchange Students due to the global spread of COVID-19. About 75% of outgoing exchange students have returned due to the proliferation of COVID-19, while about 93% of the expected exchange students canceled the program for the fall semester. The decisions were made due to inevitable causes such as program cancellations of exchange schools or visa issues in other countries. While such inevitable reasons are expected to continue, the Office of International Affairs decided to cancel the selection of exchange students for the 2021 spring semester. However, the exchange program is still available to those that were selected in 2020, pending the approval of the exchange schools. Also, to provide as many choices as possible to the students, the Office of International Affairs is considering easing the regulation that states that students must be registered at school one semester before the exchange program, regarding the selection for 2021 fall semester. When the decision on the matter is made, registration qualification will expand to students that have registered for 7 semesters in total. The Office of International Affairs mentioned that "we ask for your consideration since this is a matter related to the safety of the students, and we will try our best to normalize the overseas exchange program as the situation improves." Global News Team global@hanyang.ac.kr Translation by: Lee Won-young

2020-07 29

[Alumni]Alumni Jeon Jun-hee Recruited as Executive Vice-President of Coupang's Rocket Delivery Development Department

▲Alumni Jeon Jun-hee (Department of Mathematics, Year 1990) Alumni Jeon Jun-hee (Department of Mathematics, 1990) was recruited as Coupang's Rocket Delivery Development Department's executive vice-president on the 20th of last month. Jeon is an expert in computer science and software engineering with global work experience at Silicon Valley startups, Google, and Uber. According to Coupang, Jeon is a first-hand witness to the rapid growth of the domestic software industry and has been working on developing innovative technologies for the past 25 years. When Jeon was still a student in the Department of Mathematics at Hanyang University in 1993, he co-founded Eastsoft, a leading Korean software company. After experiencing various startups at Silicon Valley in 1999, he joined Google as a founding member and chief engineer of the TV Advertisement Platform team in 2006. He established a Youtube TV team in 2014 and took charge of the development and showed stable but rapid growth. He moved to Uber in 2019 to design and read Uber's key projects such as "Micro Mobility," a means of single-person transportation like jump bicycles and kickboards, and "Uber Public Transportation Service" which links Uber and public transportation information in real-time. Jeon is planning to upgrade Coupang's rocket delivery service by focusing on the development of their strategies and systems for a faster and more efficient delivery process that will increase customer satisfaction. "In this pandemic, the whole world is paying attention to Coupang's fast and accurate innovative delivery system. I am pleased to be part of a company that does its utmost to make its customers' lives better," said Jeon. He added, "As one of Coupang's developers, I will continuously challenge myself to implement my vision of customer satisfaction." Global News Team global@hanyang.ac.kr Translation by: Lee Hee-jin

2020-07 29

[Event]Hanyang University-Korea Institue of Nuclear Nonproliferation and Control (KINAC) Contracted MOU

On July 27, Hanyang University contracted a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Korea Institute of Nuclear Nonproliferation and Control (KINAC) to help foster rising talents in nuclear non-proliferation and nuclear security areas. In 1958 Hanyang University established a Department of Nuclear Engineering for the first time in Korea and strived to develop talented individuals in the nuclear field, while KINAC is a specialized institution for nuclear non-proliferation and nuclear security regulation. As much as KINAC is an institution that promises the peaceful use of nuclear energy through the construction of a security system, control of trade processes, physical protection, and cybersecurity, this contract with the university holds great meaning. Following the contract. both institutions will cooperate in the development of education infrastructure and research conduct on nuclear non-proliferation and nuclear security areas by sharing related experiences and information. Through the process, students will experience and learn about the security control system in light of nuclear non-proliferation and nuclear security regulation, and hopefully contribute to the peaceful use of nuclear energy in the end. Kim Suk-chul Head of KINAC commented that "through the cooperation of the two institutions, we will expand the exchange in practical dimensions so that the government's nuclear non-proliferation and nuclear security strength can increase." Global News Team global@hanyang.ac.kr Translation by: Lee Won-young

2020-07 29

[Faculty][ERICA's Innovation] A Healthy Society Comes from Healthy Communication, Professor Lee Byung-kwan, Department of Advertising & Public Relations

A healthy society comes from health communication, Professor Lee Byung-kwan, Department of Advertising & Public Relations The world is going through chaos because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In times like this, accurate communication is essential. Professor Lee Byung-kwan, a first-generation health communication researcher in Korea, warned that it would be difficult to overcome the crisis if rapid and active communication is not conducted. ▲Professor Lee Byung-kwan, Department of Advertising & Public Relations WIth COVID-19, what is the role of communication? The Wall Street Journal highlighted Jeong Eun-kyung's consistent honesty, information-based analysis, and composure as powerful calmatives for Koreans. Professor Lee Byung-kwan, a health communication expert, gave a positive assessment from a different perspective. "Epidemiologists and medical professionals tend to only deliver the threats of diseases scientifically and objectively. However, the public cares more about the dangers that they present to individuals and their families. Unlike previous infectious diseases, they have fully understood the needs of the public and have been conveying information that the public is curious about." Having said this, Professor Lee praised the quarantine authorities for giving briefings every single day since the outbreak of COVID-19. Delivery of accurate information is important to prevent the public from being biased against fake news. This phenomenon is called the "Negative Dominance Model." "During a pandemic, the government should manage two things at the same time. One is quarantine, and the other is the delivery of accurate information via communication. Otherwise, the public will overestimate the threat and get anxious. On the contrary, they may underestimate the threat and react negligently." A very good example of social panic occured during the MERS and swine flu outbreaks. Fake news that spreads excessive fear and anxiety during a pandemic is another virus that needs to be eradicated. ▲ Professor Lee Byung-kwan is putting forth efforts to strengthen students' abilities to foster sincere social skills Building a Platform to Discuss Domestic Health Communication Professor Lee Byung-kwan's research field is health communication. It is the field of exploring communication strategies to enhance the health of our society. In other words, it is a field of communication that "provides information", " influences others", "provides motivation", as well as "reflects attitude and behavior", and "strengthens competence" in relation to the health of individuals and society. There are many topics that directly relate to the health of individuals and society, such as treatments and responses to problems like AIDS, obesity, drunk-driving, dating violence, smoking, and so on. Politics and medical and pharmaceutical industries are also included. Although the research field is diverse, we are able to see that all these topics are closely related to our lives. Over the past decade, the importance of health communication has been increasing alongside diseases like swine flu and MERS. However, ten years ago, Korea did not have a platform for health communication. In fact, Professor Lee Byungkwan was only able to encounter the field of health communication when he was in America for further studies but did not pay much attention to it. However, he got interested in this field while conducting research on AIDS and family planning campaigns in Africa with his advisor. For this, he is very grateful to his advisor. ▲What is Health Communication? "The good thing about health communication research is that the subject and target of the study are not abstract. They are real and clear. I also have a little sense of pride that I am able to help in solving health-related problems." After returning to Korea, Lee, together with other professors, started a Health Communication Research Association which later became an official academic association in 2009 with Lee serving as the first Chairman. He also received a commendation for serving as an advisor to the AIDS/Tuberculosis Advisory Committee from the Disease Control and Prevention Center. Professor Lee Byung-kwan's field of interest is the evaluation of the effectiveness of various disease-related campaigns. Holding campaigns is important but calculating the impact of these campaigns is equally important. Last year, Lee offered a solution to measure the actual impact for a tuberculosis campaign which required the largest budget in Korea after smoking. "To measure the effectiveness of the campaign, we need to measure the behavior changes before and after exposure to the campaign. However, our daily routines are uncontrolled, which makes it difficult to assess the changes accurately. Hence, these methodological limitations should be overcome by statistical algorithms for more accurate results. The recent research studies have reflected this interest." In relation to this, Professor Lee published an evaluation of the tuberculosis campaign impact in one of the medical journals called the International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. Currently, Professor Lee is carrying out a research study on Bayesian structural time-series mode algorithms to measure the impact anti-smoking campaigns have had over the last 5 years. ▲Professor Lee Byung-kwan, who served as the first president of the Korea Health Communication Association, is being credited for leading the development of health communication in Korea. Finding worth in the community Professor Lee Byung-kwan worked as a member of National Committee in Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response in 2015 when MERS broke out and paid close attention to live social media messages. At that time, Lee was establishing a system to monitor social media data in real-time by using machine learning techniques when MERS broke out, giving Professor Lee the chance to help prevent the spread of MERS while collecting and analyzing the public's opinion at the same time. He also advised the Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response team to monitor social media data steadily during the outbreak of COVID-19. As such, Professor Lee showed interest in data science that uses machine learning or AI as a method to study health communication. "Students who study social science tend to think that they are not real 'scientists,' but social science requires a scientific approach to explain social phenomena. Therefore, I always oppose arguments that are abstract and emphasize that students think theoretically with evidence." Professor Lee mentioned that studying health communication makes him naturally interested in medical services. He conducted an Industry Coupled Problem Based Learning (IC-PBL) project at Ansan Medical Welfare Social Cooperative last year. From conducting cooperative and community health communication cooperation classes with students, innovative ideas were found. To contricute to the community, Lee plans to create an "Ansan City Health Map" that provides health indicators for local members in Ansan. Written by: Park Young-im Photos by: Ha Ji-kwon This information was published in Hanyang University Newsletter "HY ERICA Summer Issue 2020 (No.95)" ▶ HY ERICA summer issue 2020 (No.95) ▶ Know more about HY ERICA at [[HYUWIKI]] Global News Team global@hanyang.ac.kr Translation by: Lee Hee-jin

2020-07 29

[Donation]ERICA Professor Choi Ji-woong's Research Team Holds Fund Delivery Ceremony

On July 27, Professor Choi Ji-woong’s marine sound engineering research team was selected as the 2020 first healthy research center and then donated its ten million won reward. The healthy research center selection is based on national universities related to science & technology research centers to create an environment that supports the growth of young scientists. By giving awards regarding research center management and discovering research culture or research centers with great research outcomes, it encourages the spread of healthy research culture and motivates researchers. The award ceremony was held at the ERICA Campus Vice-President's Office and was attended by ERICA Vice President Yang Nae-won, Professor Choi Ji-woong of the Department of Marine Science and Convergence Engineering, ERICA faculty, and research teams in the Ocean Acoustics Laboratory (Ko Myung-kwon, Yoon Young-gle, Oh Rae-geun, Choi Kang-hoon, Lee Dae-hyuk, Kim Yong-bin, Seo Him-chan, Yang Won-joon, Hong Seok-in (Lieutenant Commander), Yoon Eui-joon (Lieutenant Captain), Seol Ho-seok, Hwang In-sung, and Kim Dong-wook). This ten million won of donation is from Professor Choi Ji-woong’s research team that were given a prize money for having been selected as the 2020 first healthy research center by the Ministry of Science and ICT in July 2020. The money will be used as a development fund for the Ocean Acoustics Laboratory. Global News Team global@hanyang.ac.kr Translation by: Park Gyeong-min

2020-07 27

[Policy]Summer Semester Grade Evaluation During COVID-19, Same as the First Semester

The Office of Academic Affairs Academic Service Team announced the 2020 summer semester Seoul Campus course grade evaluation method on May 23. This is regarding the Infectious Disease Control Committee’s decision on COVID-19 response measures. In the summer semester, the "relative evaluation 4" grade evaluation method was applied, as it had been in the first semester. This method limits grades of A to 40%, with no limits on grades of B or below. Compared to the "relative evaluation 1" method (A 30%, A+B 70%) and "relative evaluation 2" method (A 40%, A+B 80%), the rate of As and Bs increased. An important factor to notice is that because the "relative evaluation 4" is a method of limiting grades of A to under 40% of all course-takers, it is not required for 40% receive an A. Therefore, the grade ratio may vary according to courses and instructors. Also, absolute evaluation and P/F evaluation stays the same with no alterations. Global News Team global@hanyang.ac.kr Translation by: Park Gyeong-min

2020-07 27

[Medical Center]Hanyang University Hospital Achieves First-class Ranking on "Hemodialysis Adequacy Evaluation" Four Times in a Row

Hanyang University Hospital (Director Yoon Ho-joo) has received a first-class ranking on the Hemodialysis Adequacy Evaluation four times in a row, as announced by the Health Insurance Review & Assessment Service. This hemodialysis adequacy evaluation was held based on 839 national medical institutions that progressed hemodialysis at the outpatient department in 2018 May to August, through a collective evaluation of structural aspects such as labor force, facilities, and equipment, along with the process and results of medical treatment such as hemodialysis adequacy, blood vessel management, and anemia management, using a total of 13 indicators. Hanyang University received a first-class ranking by gaining full points in many categories such as the percentage of professional doctors in hemodialysis, the satisfying rate of the cycle of blood dialysis adequacy test and periodic inspection implementation period. Director Yoon Ho-joo said that “The Hanyang University Hospital Artificial Kidney Center has medical professionals, with pleasant and safe dialysis rooms, which provides high-quality medical services to hemodialysis patients” and that “we will provide the best treatments that can increase the quality of life for hemodialysis patients.” The hemodialysis adequacy evaluation has been implemented since 2009 by the Health Insurance Review & Assessment Service in order to help hemodialysis patients and their families use medical services safely and to provide information on easily accessing national hospitals and clinics. Global News Team global@hanyang.ac.kr Translation by: Park Gyeong-min

2020-07 27

[Faculty][ERICA’s Keyword] Ranked 6th in the World Among Experts in the Field of Marine Biomedical Research, Department of Marine Science and Convergence Engineering Chair-professor Kim Se-kwon

Continuous and passionate steps of the 6th ranked expert in the field of marine biomedical research Professor Kim Se-kwon of the Department of Marine Science and Convergence Engineering “There is nothing in this world that is achieved without pain. It is sometimes painful to achieve answers to certain things like studying, research, and work, but your efforts will eventually bear fruit if you concentrate with passion.” Professor Kim Se-kwon was awarded the International Scientist Award at the 33rd International Khwarizmi Awards Ceremony this year, which centers around world-class scientists. He was also selected as the 6th ranked expert in the field of marine biomedical research from the US medical field research paper evaluation organization. Let's think about what passion is through the story of Professor Kim Se-kwon, who is gaining worldwide recognition for his expertise and influence. ▲ Hanyang University ERICA Department of Marine Science and Convergence Engineering Chair-professor Kim Se-kwon Q1. As the chair-professor of Hanyang University ERICA's Department of Marine Science and Convergence Engineering, in which classes do you meet students? A1. The Department of Marine Science and Convergence Engineering deals with understanding and preserving future Earth environmental changes and the fast-changing characteristics of the marine environment in response to the national advancement of marine development-related technologies. I've decided to give two lectures to freshmen this year. The topic of the first lecture is "Know the ocean to see the future: Marine living resources that bring money from the 4th industrial revolution" and the second lecture is "Healthcare utilizing marine biological resources." I've also had presentation and debate sessions with graduate school students on the topic of "Exploring and developing physiologic substances from marine biological resources." Q2. Over the past 10 years you have published about 200 research papers regarding marine organisms in SCI-level international journals. What have you been researching about marine organisms? A2. In China, there is an antique pharmaceutical book called Chinese Herbal Medicine (華本草, 13 volumes) that is similar to Korea's Dong-uibogam. This book deals with biological resources, descriptions, and effects that have been used as medicines in China, and it identifies about 200 marine organisms that were used as medicines 500 years ago. However, because of the abrupt development of medical plant domestication technologies, fewer than 10 marine organism species are currently being used. I published a book called Marine Organisms and Herbal Medicine based on the information on the marine organisms that were written about as medicinal herbs in Chinese Herbal Medicine. Moreover, Korea imports most herbal medicinal materials from China, but it was revealed that their pesticide pollution is very serious. This is why I started research into creating herbal medicine materials(bio new medicine) from marine waters, which exists in our sea and is an untapped resource. I mostly examined the vitality by separating new natural materials from marine organisms, disclosed their structures, and sought to discover their application methods by realizing the effect mechanisms. As a result, I could discover diverse vitalizations such as anticancer, anti-aging, anti-allergy, anti-dementia, antidiabetes, and antihypertensive uses. Q3. You received an International Scientist Award at the 33rd International Khwarizimi Awards in February and also the 2019 Best Paper Award at the world-class journal in marine biomedical sciences field Marine Drugs. A3. The International Khwarizimi Award is an award that was established by the Iranian government in 1987 in honor of Muhammad Ibn-Musa al-Khwarizmi (770-840 CE), the first Persian mathematician and astronomer to establish the concept of algebra. It is an international award that selects award-winning journals of science and technology through the support of diverse international organizations such as UNESCO. A professor at the Iran Institute of Science and Technology read some of my research papers, became interested, and nominated me for a Khwarizmi Award. I did not expect to be awarded but was given the pleasure of winning the award. Different from other winners, I had other 4-day award schedules. So, I participated in invited lectures at the Iran Institute of Science and Technology and the Iran Institute of Ocean Science and Technology. Also, I was asked to give an advisory opinion by the SAFF Offshore Industries Company and discuss mutual cooperation methods. The reason why I received the Best Paper Award from Marine Drugs was due to the review paper that suggested the possibility of utilizing protein and peptides in the processing of residues that are thrown away after marine products are processed as functional cosmetic materials. I am aware that I was selected as the winner because the paper quotation rate was high worldwide. I am happy that I am gaining international recognition for the efforts I have made and results that I have found. Q4. Was there a special reason why you became interested in the marine bio-field? A4. In the ocean, there are about 300,000 species that amount to 80% of all animal species on earth, but more than 96% are unused resources. Some maritime states that are close to the ocean, along with some developed countries, are showing a trend of shifting the subjects of biomaterial development from land resources to unused marine animals. Korea, which is surrounded on three sides by ocean and holds maritime jurisdiction that is 4.5 times larger than its territory, has abundant maritime resources, but unfortunately is not using them properly. About 40 years ago when I started my research, only a scarce amount of resources such as fish and marine algae (seaweed, laver, kelp) were used as food sources, and other living marine resources were not used. There wasn't even basic research being conducted on marine organisms. Therefore, I established the Marine Biochemistry Research Laboratory and progressed with research in order to effectively use living marine organisms. Since then I have explored numerous marine organisms for new functional substances and disclosed their functions. Such research must be undertaken to utilize living marine organisms in diverse ways. Since systemic research through biotechnology is in an insufficient state, much pain and effort were required to overcome this problem. ▲ Professor Kim Se-kwon was awarded the International Scientist Award at the 33rd International Khwarizimi Awards Ceremony this year and was ranked 6th among world-class experts in the marine biomedical field by the US medical field research paper evaluation organization. Q5. You were selected 5 years in a row as the Highly Cited Researchers(HCR) in the world by the Global Academic Information Enterprise and were selected last May as the 6th (Top 0.0075%) highest ranking world-class expert in the biomedical sciences field by the US medical field research paper evaluation organization. A5. I have spent time as a professor with three obligations in my mind as a scholar. First, to teach students well, second, performing creative research, and third, providing help to humanity with research outcomes. I have never considered myself an extraordinary person. Therefore, I thought I should put forth a lot of effort as I do not have enough capabilities. I have received good results by doing my best and being focused on my work. Q6. You have published about 40 professional books in English regarding the marine bio field. A6. When I was a visiting professor at Memorial University in Canada in 1999, I came to know a professor who had published about 60 books as an editor and works worldwide. I once suggested we publish a book in my field as joint-editors, but unfortunately this wasn't achieved. So, after a lot of thinking, I decided to publish on my own. Luckily, I had experience evaluating many publication plans for foreign publishers, thus could publish my first English professional books in the CRC Press, which is a famous publisher in the US. This gave me confidence, which let me publish more than 40 books after receiving publication requests from many publishers. Q7. You have strived with ongoing passion in research, paper presentation, and book publishing. Do you have your own special know-how? A7. I have made more efforts and focused on my work than any other by constantly thinking about my lack of abilities. Because of this, I gained confidence and built an attitude to try out anything with confidence. In fact, it takes a lot of courage from people with degrees in Korea to publish English professional papers. Regardless, I eventually did it. I don’t think there is a special know-how in anything. Q8. Do you think marine convergence engineering and the marine bio field will play a big role in future society? A8. There needs to be a collective scientific approach in order to manage the ocean environment, protect marine resources, and use them valuably for humanity. Therefore, marine convergence engineering will be of more importance in the future. Moreover, in the case of Korea, which is surrounded on three sides by ocean, the marine bio field that uses marine living organisms will grow into a new power industry for the nation. Q9. Do you have anything to say about passion to ERICA members and young researchers? A9. I remember the four elements of happiness that contemporary people must hold, suggested by one author. One, language studies, two, building academic knowledge, three, playing instruments, and four, enjoying sports. When looking closely at these four elements of happiness, they all require pain and passion in order to be achieved. It reminds us of "no pain, no gain." Although there will be painful aspects to researching, working, and trying to find answers, the time you get to feel happy will come faster if you focus on your work with passion. Now, diverse opportunities for growth will come in technologically innovative businesses along with the 4th industrial revolution. In technical innovation, creative research is necessary. So, you must put passion into developing your creative research capabilities. That will be the key to solving your worries about employment or startups. ▲ ‘2019 Best Paper Awards’ by Marine Drugs Chair-professor Kim Se-kwon and marine biomedical sciences Marine biomedical sciences is a field that explores medical usability of physiologic abilities of marine living organisms. Professor Kim Se-kwon, who is a world-renowned marine biomedical expert, continued his research on disclosing the various effects of marine living organisms in fields such as anticancer, anti-aging, anti-dementia, anti-obesity, and anti-diabetes. He recently received the 2019 Best Paper Awards from the global journal Marine Drugs. Production by Kim Hyun-ji Materials/photos by Professor Kim Se-kwon This content is published in 2020 Summer Edition (Volume 95) of ‘HY ERICA’, a Hanyang University newsletter ▶ Click to see HY ERICA 2020 Summer Edition (Volume 95) ▶ Click to see in detail ‘HY ERICA’ in [[Hanyang Wiki]] Global News Team global@hanyang.ac.kr Translation by: Park Gyeong-min