About the University: Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology was established in the year 2007 is the public university in South Korea which is dedicated to research in science and technology in response to growing demand for higher education. UNIST is known for being the first national university in South Korea to be incorporated and thus administered by an independent board of trustees despite being funded by the central government. UNIST has the vision of becoming a world-leader in the advancement of science and technology for the prosperity of humankind. The current president of the university is Mooyoung Jung. UNIST campus is in harmony with nature providing students a unique home-like learning environment. In addition to the beauty of the campus, it provides a diverse range of cultural, recreational, and social activities for students at UNIST. With so many choices, students can learn new skills and discover talents and personal interests. The UNIST Student Body and Student Ambassadors provide a wide range of events and activities, including new student orientation, sports, and cultural events for students to develop valuable life skills, such as communication, problem solving, and decision-making. About Academics/Campuses/Affiliated Colleges: All academic courses at UNIST are conducted in English to contribute to the globalization of science and technology. UNIST is a medium-sized, research oriented university that is rapidly shaping up to be one of the premier science and engineering institutions in the nation. UNIST comprises 9 science and engineering schools, a business school, and the Division of General Studies (DGS) which oversees the schools first year undergraduate curriculum. In addition, there are several specialized graduate schools and research centers. The following are the Undergraduate and Graduate Schools: School of Electrical and Computer Engineering School of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering School of Life Sciences School of Design and Human Engineering School of Urban and Environmental Engineering School of Energy and Chemical Engineering School of Business Administration School of Materials Science and Engineering School of Natural Science The following are the graduate schools: Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Management Graduate School of Creative Design Engineering Graduate School of Technology&Innovation Management University Statistics: UNIST is ranked as # 32 in the nation and as # 886 in the world. There are about 4052 undergraduate and 1332 post graduate students, the university has 391 academic staff, 288 administrative staff. It has a total of 52 student groups in the areas of: academics, cultural, sports, social, volunteering. It has over 190,000 volumes of books, more than 10,000 titles of journals and 20 databases in Science and Technology. To ensure UNIST’s standing among the best universities, UNIST boasts 100% English lectures, and is currently the only university in Korea that can make this claim. The application of foreign students from more than 30 countries is increasing year after year and the students of Michigan University, one of the top 3 state universities, have completed the year’s summer session at UNIST, which shows the synergy effect in the international interchange as well. It has a budget over 152 million USD. University Research: UNIST has recently established two research centers focusing on revolutionary ideas and research. The first, the Hans Scholer Stem Cell Research Center, was established jointly with the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine. This center is striving to advance stem cell research as well as their eventual application to medical issues. The second center, the Graphene Research Center, has the 2010 Nobel Laureate in Physics, Dr. Novoselov from Manchester University in the UK, as its honorary director. This center is investigating the nature of graphene and its derivatives on the atomic scale and exploring avenues where this can be applied.
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.