30 POSTECH Stories

2017

  • 02.10

    2016 POSTECH Commencement Ceremony
    (297 undergraduate, 193 master, and 251 doctoral program students)

  • 02.17

    2017 POSTECH Matriculation Ceremony (310 undergraduate, 93 master, 40 doctoral, and 218 MS-PhD integrated program students)

  • 03.07

    Ranked 3rd in the 2017 Times Higher Education World's Best Small Universities Rankings

  • 03.09

    Ranked 1st in the 2017 Times Higher Education University-Industry Collaboration Rankings

  • 04.03

    Completion ceremony & opening ceremony for the POSTECH Day Care Center

  • 04.06

    Ranked 1st in Korea for 6 consecutive years and 4th among the top 200 universities under 50 years old in the 2017 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

  • 04.10

    Opening ceremony for the POSTECH-Hyosung Industrial Academic Cooperation Center

  • 04.20

    The Graduate School for Wind Energy (GWE) closed

  • 05.18

    Ranked 1st in Korea for Top 10 Citation Percentile for thesis papers by the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) at Leiden University in the Netherlands, 2012-2015

2016

  • 01.27

    Ranked 4th in the 2016 Tims Higher Education World's Best Small Universities Rankings(1st in Asia)

  • 02.19

    Conferred 4th POSTECH Honorary Doctoral Degree to Mr. Seok-Hyun Hong, the Chairman and CEO of the JoongAng Media Network

  • 04.06

    Ranked 5th among the top 150 universities and 1st in Korea under 50 years old in the 2016 Times Higher Education World University Rankin

  • 04.21

    POSTECH Ocean Science and Technology (POSTI) closed

  • 04.28

    Opening of POSTECH-LG Display Industrial Academic Cooperation Center

  • 04.28

    New appointment plan for university-industrial cooperation established that appoints industry professionals as full professors in consultation with corporations

  • 05.19

    POSTECH Rowing Team founded

  • 05.25

    Univer+City Forum held for co-living development between University and City

  • 06.20

    Postechian's Summer Experience in Society Kick Off

  • 06.23

    Ranked 8th in Asia and 1st in Korea in the Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2016

  • 09.08

    Highest ranked in the field of Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering, and Chemical Engineering in the 2016 JoongAng Ilbo Korean University Rankings

  • 09.29

    Completion ceremony for PAL-XFEL (3rd in the world)

  • 12.02

    Commemoration Ceremony for the 30th Anniversary of POSTECH

2015

  • 01.30

    C5 Completion Ceremony Held

  • 03.11

    MOU Signed by Max Planck POSTECH/Korea (MPK) and Max-Planck-Institut fur Eisenforschung (MPIE)

  • 04.29

    Ranked 2nd among the top 100 universities under 50 years old by the Times Higher Education

  • 09.01

    Dr. Doh-Yeon Kim Begins Term of Office as 7th President of POSTECH

  • 10.14

    MOU signed by POSTECH, SNU and KAIST for the co-development and co-application of MOOC contents in science and technology

  • 10.20

    Ranked 1st in the field of Science and Engineering by JoongAng Ilbo Korean University Rankings 2015

  • 12.09

    POSTECH Graduate Student Bill of Rights and Responsibilities declaration

2014

  • 05.02

    Ranked 1st among the top 100 universities under 50 years old by the Times Higher Education (3 consecutive years)

  • 09.15

    POSTECH Entrepreneurship Center opened (supported by Small & Medium Business Administration)

  • 09.16

    Ranked 86th in the world and 3rd in Korea in 2014 by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS)

  • 09.19

    APGC-Lab and a new start-up company(exBrain) opened * APGC is an acronym for the Association of POSTECH Grown Companies

  • 10.06

    Ranked 1st in Joongang Ilbo Korean University Rankings (2 consecutive years)

  • 12.17

    The Pohang Center for Creative Economy & Innovation opened (5th Floor of C5)

2013

  • 02.15

    Tae-Joon Park Institute opened

  • 03.02

    Opening of the Graduate School of Engineering Mastership (GEM)

  • 04.12

    Ranked 5th in Asia and 1st in Korea in 2013 by Times Higher Education World University Rankings

  • 05.09

    Groundbreaking ceremony for PAL-XFEL

  • 06.20

    Ranked 1st among the top 100 universities under 50 years old by The Times Higher Education (2 consecutive years)

  • 10.07

    Ranked 1st in Joong Ang Ilbo Korean University Rankings 2013

2012

  • 02.15

    Five universities of science and technology (KAIST, GIST, DGIST, UNIST and POSTECH) sign MOU for further collaboration

  • 04.04

    Selected to participate in the Ministry’s International Cooperation Leading University Program. Department of Materials Science & Engineering at Adama Science and Technology University (ASTU) in Ethiopia established by POSTECH

  • 04.30

    Opening of the POSTECH Future IT Innovation Laboratory

  • 05.29

    Ranked 9th in Asia and 3rd in Korea in 2012 by Chosun Ilbo-Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) (ranked 7th among world universities under 50 years old)

  • 05.31

    Ranked 1st among the top 100 universities under 50 years old by The Times Higher Education

  • 07.31

    POSTECH I-START declared to initiate innovation

  • 08.24

    Hanoi branch office in Vietnam, the 2nd POSTECH international office, closed

  • 12.04

    Recognized as one of the 2012 Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters

2011

  • 02.16

    Conferred the 3rd POSTECH Honorary Doctoral Degree to Dr. Peter S. Kim, President of Merck Research Laboratories

  • 05.23

    Ranked 12th in Asia and 3rd in Korea in 2011 by JoongAng Ilbo-Quacquarelli Symonds (QS)

  • 08.18

    Opening of the POSPLEX sports center

  • 08.23

    Department of Creative IT Engineering (CiTE) established

  • 08.23

    Graduate School of Engineering Mastership (GEM) established

  • 09.04

    Ranked 98th in the world in 2011 by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS)

  • 09.05

    Dr. Yong-Min Kim appointed as 6th president of POSTECH

  • 09.16

    Beijing branch office in China, the 1st POSTECH international office, closed

  • 09.26

    Ranked 2nd in the 2011 JoongAng Ilbo Korean University Rankings

  • 10.06

    Ranked 53rd among universities in the world in 2011 by Times Higher Education World University Rankings

  • 10.25

    Selected to be a participant in the Ministry’s 3rd World-Class University (WCU)

  • 12.03

    Commemoration Ceremony for the 25th Anniversary of POSTECH

2010

  • 02.17

    Conferred the 2nd POSTECH Honorary Doctoral Degree to Dr. Jeong-Hoon Kim, President of Bell Labs

  • 03.02

    Bilingual Campus declared

  • 04.28

    Prof. Hong Gil Nam and Prof. Kwang Soo Kim named as ‘National Scientists’ by the National Research Foundation of Korea

  • 05.18

    Opening of the 2nd POSTECH international office in Hanoi, Vietnam

  • 06.14

    Agreement for MPI-POSTECH/Korea Establishment signed

  • 09.08

    Ranked 112th in the world in 2010 by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS)

  • 09.16

    Ranked 28th among universities in the world, 3rd in Asia, and 1st in Korea in 2010 by Times Higher Education World University Rankings

  • 10.08

    Ministry of Education approves to establish POSTECH Ocean Science and Technology (POSTI)

  • 10.11

    Opening of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)

  • 12.09

    Division of Advanced Nuclear Engineering (DANE) established in the World Class University (WCU) Graduate School Program

2009

  • 03.24

    World Class University (WCU) Graduate School Program (IBB, ITCE and AMS) established

  • 06.30

    Completion ceremony for the GIFT research building

  • 10.30

    Opening of the 1st POSTECH international office in Beijing, China

  • 12.14

    The development of the world’s 1st nano-sized lens by POSTECH researchers selected as one of the top 10 science and technology events of the year by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST)

2008

  • 02.29

    Completion ceremony for Residential College building

  • 05.14

    Opening ceremony for the Graduate School for Wind Energy (GWE)

  • 09.29

    Ranked 2nd in the 2008 JoongAng Ilbo Korean University Rankings

2007

  • 02.23

    POSTECH Vision Information System (POVIS) operation declaration ceremony

  • 05.30

    National Center for Nanomaterials Technology (NCNT) established

  • 08.14

    Opening ceremony for POSCO International Center

  • 09.04

    Dr. Sung-Gi Baik appointed as 5th president of POSTECH

  • 09.18

    Groundbreaking ceremony for the GIFT research building

  • 09.27

    Ranked 1st in the 2007 JoongAng Ilbo Korean University Rankings

  • 12.21

    Graduate School for Wind Energy (GWE) established

2006

  • 01.17

    Selected as a pilot institute for R&D funds management certification system

  • 04.10

    POSTECH Vision 2020 declaration ceremony

  • 05.20

    NSB POSTECH(University-based Enterprises) established

  • 09.26

    Ranked 2nd in the 2006 JoongAng Ilbo Korean University Rankings

  • 12.01

    Commemoration Ceremony for the 20th Anniversary of POSTECH and new University Identity (UI) declaration

2005

  • 03.02

    Opening ceremony for the Hogil Kim Memorial Hall

  • 04.21

    School of Interdisciplinary Bioscience & Bioengineering (I-BIO) established

  • 09.09

    Opening of the Graduate School of Ferrous Technology (GIFT)

  • 10.04

    Ranked 1st in the 2005 JoongAng Ilbo Korean University Rankings for 4 consecutive years

2004

  • 09.20

    Ranked 1st in the 2004 JoongAng Ilbo Korean University Rankings for 3 consecutive years

  • 10.01

    POSTECH Leadership Center established

  • 12.07

    10th anniversary of Pohang Accelerator Laboratory’s construction completion

2003

  • 04.25

    Opening of the Tae-Joon Park Digital Library

  • 09.04

    Dr. Chan-Mo Park appointed as 4th president of POSTECH

  • 09.24

    Ranked 1st in the 2003 JoongAng Ilbo Korean University Rankings (1st in the field of Science and Engineering and 3rd in the field of Industrial Engineering)

  • 10.16

    Opening of the POSTECH Biotech Center

2002

  • 08.17

    Marked as ‘Excellent University for Educational Reform’ by the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development for 7 consecutive years

  • 09.26

    Ranked 1st in the 2002 JoongAng Ilbo Korean University Rankings

  • 12.31

    Construction of the Tae-Joon Park Digital Library completed

2001

  • 05.03

    Groundbreaking ceremony for the Tae-Joon Park Digital Library

  • 08.11

    Opening of POSIS service (a former POVIS service)

  • 08.18

    Selected as "Excellent University for Educational Reform" for the 7th consecutive year by the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development

  • 09.24

    Ranked 2nd in the 2001 JoongAng Ilbo Korean University Rankings

  • 11.19

    Groundbreaking ceremony for the POSTECH Biotech Center

2000

  • 06.30

    Ranked 2nd among Asian science and technology universities by Asiaweek Magazine

  • 09.25

    Ranked 2nd in the 2000 JoongAng Ilbo Korean University Rankings

  • 09.28

    Selected as ‘2000 Excellent University for Educational Reform’ by the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development

1999

  • 04.29

    Marked as ‘1999 Excellent University for Educational Reform’ by the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development

  • 08.31

    Selected for the BK21 Project by the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development (4 teams in science and technology fields, 3 organizers, and 1 participant)

  • 12.01

    Additional teams selected for the BK21 Project by the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development (5 teams in core fields)

1998

  • 04.01

    10th anniversary of Pohang Accelerator Laboratory’s opening

  • 04.01

    Completion ceremony for the LG Cooperative Electronics Engineering Building and RC #20

  • 05.15

    Ranked 1st among Asian science and technology universities by the Asiaweek Magazine

  • 08.19

    Dr. Sung-Kee Chung appointed as 3rd president of POSTECH

  • 08.29

    Marked as ‘1998 Excellent University for Educational Reform’ in the field of Specialization by the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development

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