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|Title||SeoulTech Selected for the Smart Energy Town (University Focused Research Center) Support Project|
SeoulTech Selected for the Smart Energy Town (University Focused Research Center) Support Project
□ SeoulTech was selected for the 2019 Engineering University Focused Research Center Support Project by the Ministry of Education and the Korea Research Foundation on May 29th.
□ The SeoulTech Electrical Information Technology Institute was selected for the support project as one of its Smart Energy Towns, and the institute will begin to hire and train researchers and assistants focused on smart grids, energy and automated driving.
□ Electrical Information Technology Research Institute Professor Lee Young Il, who leads the Smart Energy Town project, said, “We will involve undergraduate and graduate students in the beginning of our research and train them to be leaders in the 4th Industrial Revolution. We are already working with 12 companies who have signed agreements for collaboration and we will create a leading smart energy town platform in addition to research achievements and commercialization efforts.”
□ SeoulTech President Kim Jong Ho said, “Our selection for this project will provide us with a foundation on which to develop key technologies and academic research with the support of the government. It is meaningful to both the university and the companies involved to be able to develop actual products and create new jobs through collaboration with our students. We will continue to use our funds to gain more professional research professors to succeed with our research.”