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Sung-jin Kim (Advisor/Professor Kun-Pyo Lee) from the Department of Industrial Design at KAIST received the gold award in Imagine Cup 2008, an international software design competition. Under the theme of “enabling a sustainable environment through technology,” Kim clinched the gold with his algorithm S/W that locates the optimal ecological corridor for living creatures in order to prevent road kill. Kim has been awarded with 2 million won in prize money and will advance to the final competition in Paris, France. Imagine Cup 2008 select top 3 finalists out of the 307 participating teams based on software novelty, innovation, and presentation skills. Imagine Cup first began in 2003 and has grown to become a global competition with last year’s finals held in Seoul, South Korea. Now in its sixth year, Imagine Cup is Microsoft’s annual competition for all students aged 16 and above. The event is co-hosted by Microsoft, Ministry of Education & Human Resources Development, and UNESCO.
Academic-industrial Collaboration: Interactive Product Design supported by Gaze

This year’s Interactive Product Design (ID 301, Professor Woohun Lee) was supported by Gaze, a company specializing in the p...

Lunch Talk with Photographer Hojun Ji

Hojun Ji, a photographer, visited IDKAIST to give a lunch talk on 13th June 2019. He introduced his projects, including Coi...

Lunch Talk with Prof. Mark D Gross from the University of Colorado Boulder

Mark D Gross, the director of the ATLAS Institute and professor of computer science at the University of Colorado Boulder...

HCI@KAIST Stands Out at CHI 2019

HCI@KAIST, a research community for human-computer interaction in campus showed active engagement in research and academic exchan...

Lunch Talk with Prof. Yan Luximon from the Hongkong Polytechnic University

Prof. Yan Luximon, assistant professor at the Hongkong Polytechnic University School of Design, visited IDKAIST to give a ...

Prof. Tek-Jin Nam attended International Conference on Technology and Design (ICTD2019)

Prof. Tek-Jin Nam attended International Conference on Technology and Design (ICTD2019) from April 25 to April 26, 2019, ...

Inha Cha selected as recipient of Kwanjeong Scholarship

Inha Cha was selected as a recipient of the Kwanjeong Scholarships for 2019-2020. She will be supported by the Kwanjeong Educ...

Lunch Talk with Prof. EunSook Kwon from University of Houston

Prof. EunSook Kwon, a professor and director of Industrial Design program at the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture an...