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0 POSTECH Experience & Information Technology in Korea
International Perspectives on Building Skills on ICT Industry POSTECH Experience & Information Technology in Korea Professor Chan-Mo Park, Special Advisor to the President of Korea for Science & Technology, Professor Emeritus & Former President, POSTECH 발표자노트 POHANG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

1 POSTECH OVERVIEW

2 Location of POSTECH POSTECH Overview Located in Pohang on the southeastern coast of Korea Pohang is also home of POSCO (1) POSTECH Seoul Pohang Korea POSCO 발표자노트 350Km (1) POSCO: Pohang Iron & Steel Company

3 Tae-Joon Park Digital Library
Campus POSTECH Overview Pohang Technopark Land: 1,731,759m² Building: 423,758m² Student: 3,046 1,310 (undergraduate) 1,736 (graduate) Faculty: 242 Researcher: 785 (Post-doctoral: 170) Staff: 234 Regular: 206 Others: 28 (As of October 2008) Student Dormitory and Apartments Faculty Apartment PAL(1) POSCO International Center Tae-Joon Park Digital Library PBC(4) Main Campus Biotech Center PIRO(3) RIST(2) 발표자노트 RIST(2) (1) PAL: Pohang Accelerator Laboratory (2) RIST: Research Institute of Industrial Science and Technology (3) PIRO: Pohang Institute of Intelligent Robotics (4) PBC: POSTECH Biotechnology Center

4 Providing the best education for future world leaders
Founding Philosophy POSTECH Overview Educational Excellence Creative Curriculum Internationalization Outstanding Faculty Synergy between Education & Research Research Excellence Core Research Areas Transcending Disciplinary Boundaries Tripartite Cooperative System of Academe, Industry, and Research International Joint Research Operational Excellence Specialized Staff Futuristic Infrastructure POSTECH Culture Expanding the University Funds and Diversifying its Sources Providing the best education for future world leaders Performing cutting-edge research in science and engineering Serving the nation & contributing to the world’s scientific community

5 Chronology POSTECH Overview 1986
• Pohang Institute of Science and Technology open as the first research-oriented university in Korea 1992 • Graduate School of Information Technology (GSIT) open 1994 • Pohang Accelerator Laboratory, PAL (3rd-generation accelerator: 2 GeV), open • Change of official name to Pohang University of Science and Technology 1995 • Graduate School of Iron & Steel Technology (GSIST) open 1996 • School of Environmental Science and Engineering (SEE) open 1998 • Asiaweek Magazine (1) ranks POSTECH #1 among Asian science & technology univ. 2001 • Asia Pacific Center for Theoretical Physics (APCTP) headquarters moves to POSTECH 2002 • JoongAng Daily (2) ranks POSTECH #1 among Korean universities • Ministry of Education & Human Resources selects POSTECH as ‘Excellent university for educational reform’ (7 years in a row) 2003 • POSTECH Biotech Center, PBC, open • JoongAng Daily ranks POSTECH #1 among Korean universities • Tae-Joon Park Digital Library open 2005 • JoongAng Daily ranks POSTECH #1 among Korean universities (4 years in a row) 2006 • POSTECH Vision 2020 Declaration Ceremony 2007 • The Times Higher Education Supplement (3) ranks POSTECH #11 in Citations per Faculty (1) Published in Hong Kong (2) Major Korean daily newspaper (3) Published in United Kingdom

6 World’s top 20 by 2020 Foster talent in S&T
POSTECH VISION 2020 POSTECH Overview World’s top 20 by 2020 VISION Foster talent in S&T (creative, progressive, global leaders) Create research breakthroughs (strong academic & social impact) OBJECTIVE Selection & Concentration Interdisciplinary Programs Globalization Process Innovation STRATEGY 1. Education 3. Faculty 2. Research 4. Globalization 5. Finances Founding principles

7 POSTECH VISION 2020 5 Key Areas, 24 Action Plans Education Research
POSTECH Overview 5 Key Areas, 24 Action Plans OBJECTIVE STRATEGY Creative, progressive, and global leaders  Research-oriented / Project-based Global leadership + business savvy Need-based / customized Education Strong academic and social impact R&BD Strong impact (Cell, Nature, Science) Interdisciplinary convergent programs Research World Top Class Tenure evaluation Performance review & merit system 24 ACTION PLANS Faculty Global Visibility Global brand image Expand lectures in English & int’l faculty Infrastructures Globalization Increase and Diversify Increase proportion of O/H income Intellectual property rights Fund-raising Finances

8 Academic Programs 10 undergraduate departments, 14 graduate programs
POSTECH Overview 10 undergraduate departments, 14 graduate programs Faculty to undergraduate student ratio: 1 to 6 300 freshmen admitted per year representing top 1% of high school graduates Undergraduate Graduate Chemistry Life Science Mathematics Physics Chemical Eng. Computer Science & Eng. Electronic & Electrical Eng. Industrial & Management Eng. Materials Science & Eng. Mechanical Eng. (Division of Humanities & Social Sciences) Chemistry Molecular & Life Sciences Mathematics Physics Chemical Eng. Electrical & Computer Eng. Materials Science & Eng. Mechanical & Industrial Eng. School of Interdisciplinary Biosci. & Bioeng. School of Environmental Science & Eng. Graduate School for Information Tech. Graduate School for Wind Energy Graduate Institute of Ferrous Technology Graduate Program for Technology Innovation & Management

9 Post-Graduate Careers
POSTECH Overview Employment rate for 2007 graduates Degree Graduates Enter Graduate School Employment Military Service POSTECH Others B.S. 306 (100%) 148 (48.3%) 50 (16.4%) 97 (31.7%) 11 (3.6%) M.S. 174 46 (26.4%) 12 (6.9%) 111 (63.8%) 5 (2.9%) Ph.D. 120 - Total 600

10 National Ranking JoongAng Daily Overall Rankings (1996~2008)
POSTECH Overview JoongAng Daily Overall Rankings (1996~2008) Year/Rank #1 #2 #3 2008 Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) Seoul National University (SNU) 2007 POSTECH KAIST SNU 2006 POSTECH, SNU 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996

11 International Ranking
POSTECH Overview The Times Higher Education Supplement 2008 Overall Ranking of POSTECH : 188 Criteria Peer Review Employer Int’l Faculty Int’l Student Faculty/ Student Citations/ Overall Score (Rank) Weighting of Item 40% 10% 5% 20% - Seoul National Univ. 97 (33) 65 23 37 87 (58) 54 78.1 (50) KAIST 76 (110) 53 (239) 48 36 61 79 (69) 69.3 (95) POSTECH (334) 34 (368) 52 19 67 99 (17) 56.1 (188)

12 International Ranking
POSTECH Overview The Times Higher Education Supplement 2008 World Top 20 – Citations per Faculty 1 CALIFORNIA Institute of Technology (Caltech) United States 100 2 STANFORD University 3 MASSACHUSETTS Institute of Technology (MIT) 4 University of CALIFORNIA, Berkeley 5 HARVARD University 6 PRINCETON University 7 University of CALIFORNIA, San Diego 8 University of TORONTO Canada 9 University of CALIFORNIA, Los Angeles 10 JOHNS HOPKINS University 11 ETH Zurich Switzerland 99 12 BROWN University 13 Ecole Normale Superieure, PARIS France 14 University of PENNSYLVANIA 15 GWANGJU Institute of Science and Technology Korea, South 16 University of WASHINGTON 17 POHANG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 18 University of ZURICH 19 GEROGIA Institute of Technology 20 University of CALIFORNIA, Santa Barbara

13 Financial Data Fiscal year 2007
POSTECH Overview Fiscal year 2007 Operating Expenditures (in USD millions): $261.1M Income Expenditure Operating Activities $19M (7.3%) Government $12.8M (5%) Student Costs and Aid $12.4M (4.7%) Tuition $16.6M (6.5%) Others $21.9M (8.4%) Others $17.9M (7%) Research Projects $103.2M (40.6%) Salaries & Benefits $42M (16.1%) Research Funds $94.5M (36.2%) Endowments $103.9M (40.9%) Fixed Assets $71.3M (27.3%)

14 Financial Data Combined fiscal years 1985 ~ 2007 (in USD millions)
POSTECH Overview Combined fiscal years 1985 ~ 2007 (in USD millions) Income $3,025.5M Expenditure $2,976.5M Others $153.6M (5%) Student Costs and Aid $145.6M (5%) Tuition $188.7M (6%) Fixed Assets $334.9M (11%) Government $428.1M (14%) Research Projects $1,029.2M (34%) Research Funds $911.3M (31%) Operating Activities $468.1M (16%) POSCO $464.8M (16%) Salaries & Benefits $521.1M (17%) Construction $595.5M (20%) Endowments $761.1M (25%)

15 International Network
POSTECH Overview 73 sister universities in 19 countries across the world Australia (4) The Australian National U U of Melbourne U of Newcastle U of New South Wales Austria (1) Technische Universität Graz Canada (1) U of Waterloo China (13) Fudan U Harbin Institute of Technology Nanjing U Northeastern U Peking U Shanghai Jiao Tong U Tsinghua U U of Electronic Science & Technology of China U of Science & Technology Beijing U of Science & Technology of China Xian Jiaotong U Yanbian U of Science & Technology Zhejiang U Denmark (1) Technical U of Denmark Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (1) Pyongyang U of Science and Technology France (10) École Centrale de Nantes École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse Université de Technologie de Compiègne Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard Université de Technologie de Troyes Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon (INSA-Lyon) École Nationale Supérieure d’ingénieurs de Caen École Polytechnique Germany (5) Freie Universität Berlin Max Planck Gesellschaft RWTH Aachen Technische Universität Berlin Technische Universität Kaiserslautern Italy (1) Politechnico di Torino Japan (6) Kyoto U Kyushu U Ritsumeikan U Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific U Tohoku U Tokyo Institute of Technology New Zealand (1) U of Auckland Russia (5) Moscow Engineering Physics Institute Moscow State U St. Petersburg Electrotechnical U The Joint Institute of Nuclear Research St. Petersburg State Polytechnical U Slovakia (1) Slovak U of Technology in Bratislava Switzerland (1) Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich Thailand (1) Suranaree U of Technology Taiwan (3) National Cheng Kung U National Tsing Hua U National Taiwan U United Kingdom (2) Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine U of Birmingham United States (12) Carnegie Mellon U U of California, Berkeley U of California, Davis U of California, Merced U of Maryland, College Park U of Minnesota, Twin Cities California Institute of Technology U of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Rensselaer Polytechnic University Syracuse U U of Washington, Seattle Vietnam (4) Hanoi U of Technology Vietnam National U, Hanoi Vietnam National U, Ho Chi Minh Vietnamese Academy of Science and Technology 발표자노트 15

16 Exchange & study abroad Internship Summer sessions ESL programs
Global Leadership Programs POSTECH Overview Exchange & study abroad Internship Summer sessions ESL programs Cross Strait Symposium AEARU Student Camp Bang Doshie Global Expedition Study Tour for Student Leaders

17 World-renowned Scholars Lecture Program
POSTECH Overview Fields medalists, Nobel Laureates and world-renowned scholars Lectures, discussions, workshops Year Area Lecturer Position / Prize 1991 Physics Norman F. Ramsey Harvard U / 1989 Nobel Prize (Physics) 1992 Chemistry Derek Barton Texas A&M Univ. / 1969 Nobel Prize (Chemistry) 1994 Life Science Bert Sakmann Heidelberg U / 1991 Nobel Prize (Medical Science) 1995 Mathematics John Milnor New York State U / 1962 Fields Medal 1997 Ilya Prigogine Prigogine Center / 1977 Nobel Prize (Chemistry) 1999 Jean Marie Lehn U of Louis Pasteur / 1987 Nobel Prize (Chemistry) 2001 Efim I. Zelmanov Yale U / 1994 Fields Medal Political Science R. Scalapino UC Berkeley 2002 Paul Greengard The Rockefeller U / 2000 Nobel Prize (Physiology) 2004 Robert B. Laughlin Stanford U / 1998 Nobel Prize (Physics) - POSTECH Chair-Professor 2006 Jean-Christophe Yoccoz College de France / 1994 Fields Medal Roderick MacKinnon Rockefeller U / 2003 Nobel Prize (Chemistry) 2007 Peter C. Doherty U of Melbourne / 1996 Nobel Prize (Physiology or Medicine)

18 International Faculty Must complete highest level
Bilingual Campus POSTECH Overview Lectures in English and international faculty Program 2006 2007 2010 2020 Lectures in English (Under/Graduate) 16.8/33.5% 22.3/49.5% 50/100% 100/100% International Faculty 7.5% 8.9% 15% 20% POSTECH English Certification System (undergraduate) Efficient way of better advancing English skills Unique system fit for individual needs Placement into 5 Levels Focused on speaking and writing Implemented in March 2008 Must complete highest level to graduate Korean-English bilingual campus 발표자노트 POVIS (POSTECH Vision Information System) POSTECH website Online Text books PR materials, official documents, Signboards and placards Offline Promotion Language training and experience Language Education Center Administrators’ English Proficiency 18

19 Research Publications
POSTECH Overview (Year) Total SCI Year 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 Total 1,180 1,257 1,310 1,176 1,219 1,250 1,466 1,203 1,259 1,328 SCI 566 586 585 732 790 964 1,069 939 1,103 1,053 (per Faculty) 2.9 3.5 3.8 4.7 5.2 4.4 5.0 4.6 Impact Factor 2.17 2.21 2.15 2.23 2.40 2.54

20 Research Grants by Sponsor
POSTECH Overview (Unit: 1,000 USD) (Year) POSTECH POSCO Government Industry Others Year 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 POSTECH 1,027 1,864 1,723 4,081 2,942 2,210 4,120 2,387 5,436 6,300 POSCO 7,524 12,364 27,945 27,110 13,277 14,532 19,621 21,245 27,032 30,316 Government 24,628 32,226 32,413 37,987 43,202 45,142 71,148 67,119 75,665 79,091 Industry 2,331 2,246 6,128 3,522 4,957 3,887 5,757 6,243 6,003 7,921 Others 1,114 829 389 351 835 1,225 1,094 816 1,191 219 Total 36,624 49,529 68,598 73,051 65,213 66,996 101,740 97,810 115,327 123,847

21 Academy-Industry Cooperation
POSTECH Overview Large Corporations (Samsung, LG, Hyundai, etc.) • Leading Technology Development • High Tech Skills Training WCU (IT, BT, MT), BK21 IT, BT, NT Fusion Technology POSCO • EXXON MOBIL - POSCO - RIST linked Industry-Academy-Research Cooperation • Graduate Institute of Ferrous Technology (GIFT) – Nurture Human Resources Smaller Businesses • Readily Applicable Technology Development • Government Support Ferrous Technology Industry – Univ. Cooperation Foundation & Core Research Centers • National Center for Nanomaterials Technology (NCNT) • Pohang Accelerator Laboratory (PAL) • Pohang Institute of Intelligent Robotics (PIRO) • POSTECH Biotech Center (PBC) Applicable Technology

22 Int’l Joint Research International Cooperation System Establishment
POSTECH Overview International Cooperation System Establishment  Cutting-edge Research (IT, BT, NT, ET) aimed for the Global Market  Practice Global Competitive Power & Build National Research Infrastructure  Joint Research with International Research-Oriented Universities  Academy-Industry Cooperation with International Companies  Contribution to the Nation’s Development Recent Joint Research Projects with International Institutions Year Project No. Fund Foreign Institutions 1999 5 0.82M Norvatis, Chiron, AFOSR, Elkem 2000 0.37M GE, NRL, GM, Elkem 2001 0.21M Oriol, GM, IBM, NRL 2002 3 0.45M GM, AFOSR 2003 6 0.23M AOARD, Stanford University, JST 2004 11 0.58M AFOSR, JST, STREM, FISC 2005 8 0.27M AFOSR, AOARD, ASAHI, LAM 2006 14 0.99M MS, GM, AOARD, NARSAD, JST 2007 7 0.34M MS, GM, NARSAD, SEMATECH

23 ET NT (Environmental Tech) BT (Nano Tech) IT & ICT (Bio Tech)
Core Research Areas POSTECH Overview ET NT (Environmental Tech) BT (Nano Tech) IT & ICT (Bio Tech) Multimedia Interface Computer Network System and Software Computer Science & Engineering Electronic & Electrical Engineering Comm. & Signal IC & VLSI Design Control & Power Electronics Research statistics Communications ASIC & Systems Software GSIT & PIRL Graduate School for IT Convergence Eng Korea’s WCU project Ubiquitous Autonomic System

24 Computer Science and Engineering
POSTECH Overview Multimedia Interface Computer Graphics Lab. Computer Vision Lab. Intelligent Multimedia Lab. Intelligent Software Lab. Knowledge & Language Engineering Lab. Virtual Reality Lab. Computer Network Distributed Processing & Network Management Lab. Mobile Networking Lab. Multimedia Communication System Lab. Networking & Distributed Systems Lab. System and Software High Performance Computing Lab. Software Engineering Lab. System Software Lab. Information and Database Systems Lab. Programming Languages Lab. Faculty: 19 Research Professors: 2 Undergraduate Students: 149 Graduate Students: 132 2007 SCI Publications: 43 2007 Research Grants: USD 5.7M 발표자노트

25 Electrical and Electronic Engineering
POSTECH Overview Communications & Signal Research Processing Coding and Communications Lab. Information Security & Telecommunication Lab. Communications Research Lab. Communication Systems and Circuit Lab. Communication & Information Systems Lab. Computer Engineering Computer Architecture Lab. Intelligent Robotics Lab. Intelligent Signal Processing Image Information Processing Lab. Control and Power Electronics System and Networking Lab. Intelligent Control and Control Lab. Advanced Control Robotics & Automation Lab. Energy-Circuit Lab. Electromagnetics & Microwave Eng. Microwave Systems Lab. EM Wave Propagation Lab. Antenna Lab. Electromagnetics Lab. Solid State & Quantum Electronics Plasma Application Unit Processing & Simulation for Semiconductor Tech Quantum Photonics Lab. Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuit Lab. Advanced Nano Device Lab. Plasma Application Modeling Group Nanodevices & Circuit Lab. Center for Terahertz Photonics Integrated Circuits & VLSI Design Analog Systems Lab. IC Lab. CAD & SoC Design Lab. High Performance Computer Lab. Faculty: 32 Research Professors: 5 Undergraduate students: 215 Graduate students: 283 2007 SCI Publications: 105 2007 Research Grants: USD 15M 발표자노트

26 GSIT & PIRL Graduate School of Information Technology
POSTECH Overview Graduate School of Information Technology POSTECH Information Research Laboratories Communications Area  Coding & Communications  Communication Research  Communication Signal Processing  Communication Systems and Circuits  Electromagnetic Technology Lab  Antenna Lab  Electromagnetic Technology Lab. ASIC & Systems Area  Applied Networking Technology Lab  Control & Motor Drive Lab  Computer Architecture Lab  Monolithic Microwave & integrated Circuits  VLSI & CAD Lab  Robotics Automation Lab  VLSI Systems Lab  Power electronics Lab  Multimedia signal Process Lab  Quantum Photonics Lab  High Speed CMOS IC Lab  Radar system Lab  Nanodevice & Circuit Lab Software  Area  Advanced Network & Mobile Computing  Computer Graphics  Distributed Processing & Network Management  High Performance Computer  Natural Language Processing  Intelligent Information Systems  Information Security & Telecom  Image Information Processing  Network & Distributed Systems  Knowledge & Language Eng  Neural Computing Group  Pattern Recognition  System Software  Software Engineering  Virtual Reality Application S/W Area  Data Knowledge Engineering Lab  POSTECH Statistical Consulting Lab  POSTECH Strategic Management of Information Systems Lab Faculty: 44 Researchers: 18 Graduate Students: 55 2008 Research Grants: USD 2.6M 발표자노트

27 GSITCE Graduate School for IT Convergence Engineering (1)
POSTECH Overview Graduate School for IT Convergence Engineering (1) Catholic U of Korea College of Medicine POSCO U-Health U-Environment NCNT Motorola NASA U of Waterloo U of Evry CSU McMaster U TU Dresden UCSF Autonomics for IT Convergence Nano sensor/ system Nano deivce Bio Informatics Age disease analysis Near field comm. Ultra low power wireless comm. Nano Technology Bio Technology Communication Network POSTECH Graduate School for IT Convergence Engineering (1) Supported by “World Class University” project with classes opening September 2009

28 TJP Library & PBC Tae-Joon Park Digital Library
POSTECH Overview • Digitalization/internet DB construction of academic information • Information hub with cyber function • Providing an environment for various multimedia utilization Tae-Joon Park Digital Library • Cutting-edge research and education in biotechnology, academia-industry cooperation • Major research areas: molecular medicine, plant biotechnology, nanobiotechnology, basic sciences & technology POSTECH Biotechnology Center (PBC)

29 NCNT & PIRO National Center for Nanomaterials Technology (NCNT)
POSTECH Overview • Support nanomaterials industrialization • Establish academy-industry cooperation • Train manpower in the field of nanomaterials National Center for Nanomaterials Technology (NCNT) • Service robot: moving platform, operating, intelligence technology • Bio-medical robot: cell operating, haptic medical robot, diagnosis robot • Ocean floor robot: probing, picking minerals Pohang Institute of Intelligent Robotics (PIRO)

30 PAL Pohang Accelerator Laboratory (PAL) Storage Ring
POSTECH Overview Pohang Accelerator Laboratory (PAL) Storage Ring Linear Accelerator Administration building Linear accelerator 160m long, 2.5 GeV Storage ring 2.5 GeV, 12-period Triple Bend Achromat lattice, low emittance third generation machine, 280m in circumference Beamlines Operating 23 beamlines Users More than 1,000 per year

31 POSCO International Center
POSTECH Overview 17,032 m2 Conference Halls Hotel & dining facilities

32 What Makes POSTECH Successful?
POSTECH Overview The best research-oriented university in Korea 1 Small in size but excellent in quality 2 Low faculty to student ratio 3 Highest education investment in Korea 4 Scholarships/assistantships for all students 5 Lodging provided for all academic members 6 Outstanding faculty 7 World-class research achievement 8 Active academy-industry cooperation 9 Strong community support 10

33 World-class Research-oriented University
POSTECH Vision Accomplishment POSTECH Overview World-class Research-oriented University World’s Top 20 by 2020 Best 10 research accomplishments by the year 2010 2006 New Leap (20th Anniversary) Selection & Concentration Interdisciplinary Programs Globalization Process Innovation

34 ICT EDUCATION in AFRICA

35 English: 19 Countries / French: 21 Countries Over 130 Universities
Africa Today ICT Education in Africa Population: 922,011,000 (2005) 54 Countries Official Language English: 19 Countries / French: 21 Countries Over 130 Universities 3 Million Students (1) in S.S. Africa (2) Increase in # of Student in S.S. Africa: 15% per year (3) Average of Student Enrollment: 5% of total population World Bank assists shaping and defining the policies Establishment of National and international regulatory frameworks for higher education (1) World Development Indicators Database, World Bank, 2004 (2) Sub Saharan Africa (3) University Leader’s Forum, World Bank 2006

36 Potential to create new opportunities Key enabler of globalization
IT & ICT Opportunities ICT Education in Africa Potential to create new opportunities Key enabler of globalization Accelerate a dynamic of social & economic development Extremely cost-effective Need for strategic partnerships: local, civic, and global levels Government support necessary: budget allocation Foreign investors seek for ICT prospects of Africa ICT venture companies close to Universities University graduates or returnees from abroad with IT & ICT related ideas should be targeted

37 Next-Generation Technology University
ICT Education in Africa VISION Better Africa NETWORK University IT Industry FACULTY World- renowned NEXT-GENERATION TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITY TALENT Potential & Diversity FUND Government Industry

38 Next-Generation Technology University
ICT Education in Africa VISION Foster next-generation African leaders Add to advancement of nation and Africa Contribute to the future of science & technology NETWORK Significant synergies from collaborations Joint research projects with foreign universities Concentration on IT related partnerships TALENT Avoid standardization, look for potential & diversity Distinctive programs & features Specific image & qualifications of ideal students FACULTY Invite world-renowned scholars Attract graduates of world’s top institutes Superb research infrastructure FUND Government investment Academy-Industry cooperation Work with community-based organizations

39 POSTECH & AFRICA

40 Win-Win Strategy NEEDS RESOURCES POSTECH AFRICA Curriculum Model
Pool of Talent Promotion of New Africa-Korea Alliance International Reputation Future Pro-Korea Leaders Curriculum Model Foundation of World-Class Institutions Contribution to National Economy Creating English + IT Synergies Excellent Faculty Research Infra Curriculum Development in Technology Elite Manpower Expansion of Higher Education NEEDS RESOURCES POSTECH AFRICA

41 Information Technology in Korea
Introduction Current Status of IT in Korea Launching of Seoul Accord for Quality Improvement National Planning on S & T

42 1) Characteristics of the 21st Century
Introduction IT in Korea 1) Characteristics of the 21st Century - Era of Ubiquitous, Globalized and Convergence Technology - Ubiquitous society - a society in which IT is incorporated into everything around us, especially in a form of technology convergence - Information and Communication Technology – advancing very rapidly Invention of digital computer - ENIAC (1946) Hardware development - faster, smaller, mobile Software development - reliable, flexible, user-friendly, embedded

43 Wide spread of multimedia and Internet
Introduction IT in Korea Marriage of computers with communication networks - client-server system, distributed system, Internet, etc. Wide spread of multimedia and Internet Rapid increase in netizen population – globalization Applications – business computing, consumer computing, technical computing Korea – very strong in IT industry especially in semiconductors and cellular phones Paradigm shifts due to IT – politics, economy, education, social affairs, culture, S&T, medicine, defense, etc. IT-based Convergence Technology became one of the key issues recently

44 Korea: Yesterday and Today
Introduction IT in Korea 2) Tremendous National Growth of Korea (Mostly due to IT) Year 1946 2006 Population 23 million 49 million Per capita GNP $67 $16,291 GDP $1.4 Bil $925 Bil Vol. of Trade $32 Mil > $500 Bil No. of Businesses (Total Employment) 8,628 (211,220) 122,622 (2,997,826) Korea: Yesterday and Today

45 1950s Now 3) The Past and Present of Korea (1950s & 2000s)
Introduction IT in Korea 3) The Past and Present of Korea (1950s & 2000s) 1950s Now Future Role of ABEEK

46 – Technically one of the most advanced countries in the world
Current Status of IT in Korea IT in Korea 1) Information and Communication Industry – Technically one of the most advanced countries in the world – 35 million Internet subscribers (2007) – 43 million cellular phone users (2007) – Average annual growth rate – 16% – IT sector – 15% of GDP, 30% of total exports in 2004 (cf. 7.2% of GDP in 1997) – New plan – convergence concepts ٠ Satellite-based broadcasting – satellite DMB ٠ Expected 6 million subscribers by the end of 2009

47 − Areas of IT industry development
Current Status of IT in Korea IT in Korea − Areas of IT industry development ٠ Expansion of telecommunication infrastructure networks ٠ Information/Internet security ٠ E-commerce, wireless technology & mobile commerce ٠ Optical fiber technology ٠ Software technology ٠ ASIC design ٠ Digital content

48 Current Status of IT in Korea
− IT services ٠ Internet-related services ٠ Wireless applications ٠ E-commerce applications ٠ IT security ٠ Digital content including e-games & animations ٠ Finance services applications ٠ Industry-specific software ٠ Network and systems integration services ٠ Smart-card and intelligent traffic systems − Microsoft to invest $60 million for Korean IT industry next three years − IBM opening a Cloud Computing Center to provide architecture skills and pilot projects for industries such as banking, telecommunications, education, and IT hosting services

49 2) IT Education in Korea Current Status of IT in Korea
− Over year universities and year junior colleges − Most of them have departments or programs related to IT (e.g., Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering at POSTECH) − Many professional graduate schools on IT (e.g., Graduate School for Information Technology at POSTECH) − Government’s support to foster qualified IT manpower ٠ NEXT (Nurturing Excellent engineers in Information Technology) program ($300,000/yr/program for 4 years) ٠ WCU (World Class University) program (Total budget - $165 million in 2008) – Out of 52 projects selected are convergence or IT related

50 - International accord on accreditation of
Launching of Seoul Accord for Quality Improvement IT in Korea - International accord on accreditation of IT education launched on December 6, 2008, in Seoul, Korea - Six initial signatories are Korea, U.S.A., UK, Japan, Canada and Australia - Representatives of South Korean government, industries, academia and research institutes signed an MOU to promote IT education on December 10, 2008. - Quality of IT education in Korea expected to improve significantly through Seoul Accord - Job market for IT graduates broadened to encompass both domestic and international

51 Launching of Seoul Accord for Quality Improvement
IT in Korea

52 Launching of Seoul Accord for Quality Improvement
IT in Korea

53 − Input: Expand to 5% of GDP on Gross Domestic Expenditure on R&D
National Planning on Science & Technology IT in Korea 1) MB 577 Initiative − Input: Expand to 5% of GDP on Gross Domestic Expenditure on R&D − Process: 7 Focused Areas (R&D and System)  R&D (1) Key industrial technologies (2) Emerging industrial technologies (3) Knowledge-based service technologies (4) State-led technologies (5) National issues-related technologies (6) Global issues-related technologies (7) Basic & convergent technologies

54 (1) World-class human resources (2) Basic & fundamental research
National Planning on Science & Technology IT in Korea  System (1) World-class human resources (2) Basic & fundamental research (3) SMEs’ innovation (4) S&T globalization (5) Regional innovation (6) S&T infrastructure (7) S&T culture * SMEs: Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises − Output: Become one of 7 major S&T powers in the world

55 LEAP to G7 by Advancing Economy
National Planning on Science & Technology IT in Korea 2) Emerging Growth Engine LEAP to G7 by Advancing Economy VISION Foundation for Low Carbon Green Growth Knowledge Innovative Industry Creation of Quality Job Opportunities STRATEGY Energy & Environment Transportation System Transportation System AREA Knowledge Service New IT Bio

56 New Growth Engine proposed by Ministry of Knowledge Economy
National Planning on Science & Technology IT in Korea New Growth Engine proposed by Ministry of Knowledge Economy (Announced on September 22, 2008) − 22 Items in 6 Areas (1) Energy٠Environment * No pollution coal energy * Ocean bio energy * Solar battery * Recovery of carbon dioxide and reuse * Fuel battery power generation * Nuclear power plant (2) Emerging Convergence Technology * Robot * New materials-Nano convergence * IT convergence system * Broadcasting- communication convergence system

57 * Bio new drug and medical instrument (5) New IT * Semiconductor
National Planning on Science & Technology IT in Korea (3) Transportation System * Green car * Ship٠ocean system (4) Bio * Bio new drug and medical instrument (5) New IT * Semiconductor * Display * Next generation wireless communication * LED illumination * RFID/USN (6) Knowledge-based Service * Software * Design * Healthcare * Cultural contents

58 3) Low Carbon Green Growth Paradigm
National Planning on Science & Technology IT in Korea 3) Low Carbon Green Growth Paradigm (Declared by the President on August 15th, 2008) − IT applied Convergence Technology (proposed by Ministry of Public Administration and Security) (1) Intelligent Building Energy Management System (Increase Energy Efficiency) (2) Intelligent Transportation System (Reduce Traffic Congestion) (3) Electronic Government (No need to visit office since all business carried out online)

59 THANK YOU! Chan-Mo Park parkcm@postech.ac.kr Q & A www.postech.ac.kr
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