Why UST

UST VISION 2025

PROUDUST

Training USTians with pride by promotinga creative educational environment

UNIQUE
DIFFERENT
PROFESSIONAL
Excellent
Secure world-leading educational competitiveness

Discovering creative talent and to become real USTians
Establishment of UST21 education system

Entrepreneur
Become a university with industry-academia-research integration

Strengthening the cooperation between UST-GFRIs-corporations
Strengthen the cooperation between GFRIs
Support business start-ups with GFRI-based technologies

Global
Establish global status as a national research university

Improving brand value
Improving cooperation network

Smart
Establish creative knowledge management system

Providing creative educational environment by applying cutting-edge technology
Improving management effectiveness

Academic Background

  • Sep. 1987 – May 1992Case Western Reserve University Mechanical Engineering Doctorate
  • Mar. 1980 – Feb. 1982Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Mechanical Engineering Master’s
  • Mar. 1976 – Feb. 1980Seoul National University Mechanical Engineering Bachelor’s

Career

  • Feb. 2020 – presentUniversity of Science and Technology President
  • Jan. 2015 – presentThe National Academy of Engineering of Korea Full Member
  • Dec. 2011 – Feb. 2019Korea Industrial Technology Association Executive Deputy Chairman
  • Mar. 2009 – Sep. 2010Blue House Secretary of Science and Technology
  • Mar. 2008 – Feb. 2009Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Science and Technology Policy Planning Officer
  • May 1982 – Feb. 1995Ministry of Science and Technology Deputy Director

Honors

  • Dec. 2008Order of Service Merit, Red Stripes
  • Dec. 1983Commendation from the Minister of Science and Technology