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Appointment of the Energy-IT Convergence Research Center as an excellent ITRC research center

  • 13.05.06 / 김동호
Date 2013-05-06 Hit 29613

Professor Jang, Byung-jun will be supported with an additional 1 billion won for 2 years

Energy-IT Convergence Research Center of Kookmin University (Director: Professor Jang, Byung-jun of the College of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science) was appointed as Information Technology Research Center (ITRC) in 2009 by the Ministry of Knowledge and Economy and as a result, it successfully completed the related projects for the 4 years of the support period. Recently, it was appointed as an excellent research center based on the assessment made after the support period; therefore, additional 1 billion won will be supported for 2 years until 2014. The Energy-IT Convergence Research Center was previously appointed as an excellent research center in 2010 and 2011.

For reference, ITRC is a business that is promoted by the Ministry of Knowledge and Economy for the cultivation of highly competent human resources with masters and doctors in the field of IT. As of 2012, there are 42 centers that are being supported throughout Korea. Also, it is considered to be the most authoritative research business in the field of IT. In Kookmin University, only the Energy-IT Convergence Research Center is being supported as an ITRC business.

Since its appointment in 2009, the Energy-IT Convergence Research Center accomplished dynamic research outcomes including 43 SCI theses and 72 cases of patents with the support of 1.9 billion won from the government and 200 million won from industrial enterprises for 4 years while producing 54 highly competent human resources with masters and doctors. Especially, it raised 194 million won of royalty and realized 15 cases of technology transfer to various businesses like Samsung Electronics. As for the unique technology possessed in the center, there are wireless power supply technology, LED lighting technology, and various power circuits.

Based on such excellent research achievement, the Energy-IT Convergence Research Center was appointed as an excellent research center in the assessment promoted in January 2013 and was granted additional government support amounting to 1 billion won for 2 years until 2014. The subjects of the additional support were the centers that were assessed within 50% of the high rank after evaluating the achievement realized in the final year.

Director Jang, Byung-jun said, “We have exerted our utmost efforts to realize world-class research development and cultivation of highly competent human resources” and added, “We promise our commitment to make Kookmin University as the Mecca of the energy-IT convergence industry.”

The College of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science of Kookmin University
Energy-IT Convergence Research Center
Superintendent: Professor Jang, Byung-jun of the College of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Information Technology Research Center

Appointment of the Energy-IT Convergence Research Center as an excellent ITRC research center

Date 2013-05-06 Hit 29613

Professor Jang, Byung-jun will be supported with an additional 1 billion won for 2 years

Energy-IT Convergence Research Center of Kookmin University (Director: Professor Jang, Byung-jun of the College of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science) was appointed as Information Technology Research Center (ITRC) in 2009 by the Ministry of Knowledge and Economy and as a result, it successfully completed the related projects for the 4 years of the support period. Recently, it was appointed as an excellent research center based on the assessment made after the support period; therefore, additional 1 billion won will be supported for 2 years until 2014. The Energy-IT Convergence Research Center was previously appointed as an excellent research center in 2010 and 2011.

For reference, ITRC is a business that is promoted by the Ministry of Knowledge and Economy for the cultivation of highly competent human resources with masters and doctors in the field of IT. As of 2012, there are 42 centers that are being supported throughout Korea. Also, it is considered to be the most authoritative research business in the field of IT. In Kookmin University, only the Energy-IT Convergence Research Center is being supported as an ITRC business.

Since its appointment in 2009, the Energy-IT Convergence Research Center accomplished dynamic research outcomes including 43 SCI theses and 72 cases of patents with the support of 1.9 billion won from the government and 200 million won from industrial enterprises for 4 years while producing 54 highly competent human resources with masters and doctors. Especially, it raised 194 million won of royalty and realized 15 cases of technology transfer to various businesses like Samsung Electronics. As for the unique technology possessed in the center, there are wireless power supply technology, LED lighting technology, and various power circuits.

Based on such excellent research achievement, the Energy-IT Convergence Research Center was appointed as an excellent research center in the assessment promoted in January 2013 and was granted additional government support amounting to 1 billion won for 2 years until 2014. The subjects of the additional support were the centers that were assessed within 50% of the high rank after evaluating the achievement realized in the final year.

Director Jang, Byung-jun said, “We have exerted our utmost efforts to realize world-class research development and cultivation of highly competent human resources” and added, “We promise our commitment to make Kookmin University as the Mecca of the energy-IT convergence industry.”

The College of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science of Kookmin University
Energy-IT Convergence Research Center
Superintendent: Professor Jang, Byung-jun of the College of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Information Technology Research Center

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