Kwangwoon University (or Kwang-Woon or KW) is a private research university in Seoul (Wolgye Dong, Nowon Gu), South Korea. Kwangwoon University has been recognized for its academic reputation in engineering and IT fields. Kwangwoon University was ranked 56th in Asia in field of Engineering in the 2014 and 2015 by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) and ranked 16th in Korea in field of Science and Engineering in 2015 by Korea Economic Daily (íêµê²½ì ì ë¬¸) Among its alumni are Jongkyun Shin (JK Shin) (Currently Co-Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and president of Samsung Electronics), Jae Ryung Lee (CEO of Ericsson-LG Enterprise ) and Inbee Park (professional golfer) Kwangwoon started as Chosun Radio Training Center (Global Telecommunication Network Center today) established to promote the advancement of radio technical knowledge and understanding, independent of government and free of Japan. It was renamed in 1940 as the Chosun Institute of Radio Engineering. Started as Dong-guk Electronics College in 1962, the school became Kwangwoon Institute of Technology in 1964 and a four-year granting Kwangwoon University in 1987 Company-supported programs â¢ The Samsung Talent Program â¢ The Samsung Software Track â¢ The Samsung Convergence Software Course â¢ The LG Electronics-supported program Rankings and reputation â¢ Kwangwoon University ranked 56th out of Universities of Asia in field of Engineering in the 2014 and 2015 by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), â¢ Kwangwoon University ranked in the top 10 universities of Korea in 2013 and 2015 by Dong-A Ilbo, â¢ Kwangwoon University ranked 16th out of the nationâs universities in field of Science and Engineering in 2015 by Korea Economic Daily (íêµê²½ì ì ë¬¸) â¢ Kwangwoon University ranked 28th out of the nationâs universities in the 2011 by JoongAng Ilbo. Remarkly, â¢ 1.Research sector ranked 14th (2011) â¢ 2.Number of SCI papers per professors in science and technology field ranked 15th (2011) â¢ 3.Employment rate of graduates ranked 15th (2011) â¢ 4.Affiliated average of individual research funds per professor ranked 4th (2011) â¢ 5.Average of outside research fund per professor ranked 6th (2011) â¢ 6.Rate of English lectures ranked 10th (2011) â¢ Kwangwoon University has shown its power in research. The number of publications in international journals (SCI papers) and domestic papers per professors ranked 2nd among universities in Korea for three consecutive years (2010-2012). Awards Academics 2000-2010 â¢ Robot team won championship at the 1st Robo-1 University League, 2005 â¢ ROBOT Team (ROBIT)won the championship of the Super Robot Grand Prix (SRGP) sponsored KT Corporation (Korea Telecom), 2007 â¢ ROBIT won the championship of the 3rd Asia Robo-one in Korea, 2007. â¢ ROBIT won 6 gold medals and ranked 2nd of 2008 RoboGames in United States of America â¢ ROBIT won championship in humanoid in 2008 International Robot contest, Korea â¢ ROBIT won the championship of the 15th Robo-One in Japan, 2009 â¢ ROBIT won the presidential award for 2009 International Robot Constest, Busan, Korea 2010- â¢ The team HOMERUN won the 1st prize in Imagine Cup 2011 for Window Phone held by Microsoft, United States of America â¢ Kwangwoon University team won the champion of the Korean Shakespeare Festival for two consecutive years 2012 and 2013 â¢ Robot Team (BARAM) won the grand prize in 2013 Korea Intelligent Robot Contest, Korea â¢ Robot Team (BARAM) won the Chairmans Award in Texas Instruments Innovation Challenge: Korean MCU Design Contest 2013. â¢ Robot Team (ROBIT) won the 1st prize in Humanoid in 2013 and 2014 International Robot Contest (IRC), Korea, â¢ Robot Team (ROBIT) won the presidential awards in 2015 and 2016 International Robot Contest and R-BIZ challenge among 3000 participated teams â¢ The Students from Department of Computer Engineering won the 1st prize in the first Hyundai Hackathon: Connect the Unconnected in 2016 held by Hyundai Motor Group â¢ Kwangwoon University Robot team (Robit) won championship of 2017 Robocup Korea Open: soccer humanoid League for Students from Korea and other countries
The following is the list of scholars from wangwoon 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 wangwoon University that are published in OMICS International journals.
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from wangwoon University that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.