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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.
Outstanding Paper Award on the DSUS Spring 2020

(from left: Prof. Woohun Lee, Byoungjae Kim and Jiwoo Hong) Byoungjae Kim, Jiwoo Hong, and Prof. Woohun Lee won the Outstandi...

Professor Tek-jin Nam Elected to DSR Int’l Advisory Council​

<Professor Tek-jin Nam> <Design Research Society Logo> Professor Tek-jin Nam from the Department of Industrial Desi...

Prof. Hyeon-Jeong Suk’s article listed in top 100 Scientific Reports neuroscience papers in 2019

A research article by Dr. Kyungah Choi, Taesu Kim, and Prof. Hyeon-Jeong Suk is listed in one of the top 100 downloaded n...

The First Wednesday Multidisciplinary Forum

(Prof. Ki-Young Nam from IDKAIST at the First Wednesday Multidisciplinary Forum) The First Wednesday Multidisciplinary Forum co...

[Visit] US Office of Naval Research Global

Dr. Patricia Gruber and Capt. Mathew Farr from the US Office of Naval Research Global visited ID KAIST on October 8, 2...

[Visit] Head of Department of Design at Drexel University

(from left: Dr. Chi-won Ahn from National Nanofab Center, Dr. Ann Gerondelis from Drexel University and HoD Tek-Jin N...

Lunch Talk with Prof. Bora Shin from ArtCenter College of Design

Bora Shin, adjunct professor in Graphic Design in ArtCenter College of Design, visited IDKAIST to give a lunch talk on ...

Lunch Talk with Graphic Designer Deborah Kim

Deborah Kim, a Graphic designer, visited IDKAIST to give a lunch talk on 2nd July 2019. The title was "With Basic Bey...