Sejong University is a private university situated in seoul, South Korea. The history of Sejong University dates to 1940, when a trust established the Kyung Sung Humanities Institute. In 1978, the academy was named Sejong University in honor of Sejong, the fourth king of the Chosun and superintendent of the Korean alphabet Hangeul.
Sejong University has 9 colleges: college of Social Sciences, college of Business Administration, college of hospitality and tourism, college of Natural Sciences, college of Life Sciences, college of physical science and knowledge Engineering, college of Engineering, and college of Arts and education, and contains a college of General Education and 7 graduate faculties.
The university has declared an idea to create a research compex consisting of the Green Energy analysis Institute (GERI) and also the Plant Engineering analysis Institute (PERI) in Gwangju, Gyeonggi-do. In 2001, JoongAng Daily, one among the country’s premier dailies, selected Sejong the “Most Remarkably Improved” university among 123 universities in south korea.. The Daily ranked the university at No. 16 overall in its 2002 University Listing. In 2008, the university was ranked No. 9 by the Daily among universities without medical colleges and No. 4 in faculty research accomplishments. In April 2007, the university Business Administration Department became the 4th AACSB (the Association to Advance collegial college of Business) accredited business school within the country. Within the QS Asian University Rankings 2010 in top 200, Sejong University was ranked 181st among universities in Asia and 39 in Korea. In 2010, MoEST named Sejong University one of the best Universities academic reform. In 2012, Sejong University was ranked No. forty among universities in Republic of Korea by JoongAng Daily. In 2013, Sejong University was ranked No. twenty six among universities in Republic of Korea by JoongAng Daily. In 2014, Sejong University was ranked No. four in Republic of Korea and No. twenty four in Asia among little and medium-sized universities while not a grad college by Chosun Ilbo-QS. In 2015, Sejong University was ranked No. four in Republic of Korea and No. eighteen in Asia among small and medium-sized universities with out a school of medicine by Chosun Ilbo-QS. In 2002, the Ministry of Science and Technology named the University’s astrophysical research center for the Structure & Evolution of the Cosmos (ARCSEC) because the Best New analysis Institute and awarded a research grant of nine billion won over a 9-year period. In 2007, the Oct issue of Molecular Cell printed the groundbreaking article by Dr. Soo-Jong Um and his research team entitled, “Active Regulator of SIRT1 Cooperates with SIRT1 and Facilitates Suppression of p53 Activity.” The article describes a nuclear macromolecule and active regulator SIRT1 (AROS). AROS direct SIRT1 regulator to be known to be modulating p53-mediated growth regulation.
In 2009, Dr. Jaewoo Lee of the Department of Astronomy and Space Science and his team published a paper in Nature entitled, “Enrichment by supernovae in globular clusters with multiple populations”, explaining the process of the formation of globular clusters. He also became the first South Korean scientist to win the right to use NASA’s Hubble Telescope in 2010. In 2009, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology selected the University’s Biotechnology Engineering Department as one of the select recipients of funding of 1.2 billion won over a 5-year period to undertake a research project to develop a groundbreaking technology. If successful, the new technology will allow dedifferentiating (reversing cell development) completely differentiated cells to turn them into stem cells, which will enable patients to use their own cells to repair, for example, their damaged liver.In May 2010, Sejong University was named a Resource Development Specialization University by the Ministry of Knowledge Economy under the government’s initiative to develop a pool of specialists in overseas resource development. The University will receive a funding of 10 billion won from the government to develop and train resource specialists. The Department of Energy and Mineral Resource Engineering has been added to further consolidate its leading position in resource development research in the country. The Department offers three majors: Climate Change Policy, Climate Change Science, and Climate Change Engineering. In September 2010, Graphene Research Institute of Sejong University was selected as one of the Priority Research Centers funded by the National Research Foundation of Korea under the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, and will receive a funding of 4.9 billion won over 9 years.In October 2010, Sejong University signed an MOU with Syngenta AG, a leading global Swiss agribusiness company, to develop new innovative breeds and research talents. In December 2010, Dr. Sung-Eun Kim of the Department of Astronomy and Space Science was named as one of the Female Scientists of the Year by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) the National Research Foundation (NRF) of Korea. She received the recognition for her continued contribution to science, which includes 60-odd papers on the Large Magellanic Cloud.
The following is the list of scholars from Sejong University who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences
The following is the list of articles by scholars from Sejong University that are published in OMICS International journals.
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from Sejong University that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.