KAIST appointed Lee Kwang-hyung, a bio and brain engineering professor at the institution, as its new president on Thursday, a decision that could reorient the technology and science research university more toward start-ups.
A giant, white-and-translucent Quonset-shaped structure sits beside the austere, red-brick Korea Institute of Radiological & Medical Sciences in Nowon District, northern Seoul. It’s utterly sci-fi in form, and to a certain degree in function.
KAIST developed a negative pressure room that can be installed and ready for a Covid-19 patient in 15 minutes. These modular rooms cost only one-fifth of what it would take to build a full-fledged negative pressure room, which is around \350 million,
Kim Jae-chul, founder and honorary chairman of Dongwon Group, has donated 50 billion won ($46 million) to KAIST to support the study of artificial intelligence (AI).
Science and technology have been some of the most powerful weapons used by mankind to fight epidemics, and Shin Sung-chul, president at KAIST, sees the coronavirus as an opportunity to arm Korea with effective tools.
Kim Byeong-uk, who is paralyzed, walks over obstacles with an exoskeleton developed by a KAIST team and Yonsei University’s Severance Hospital during a Cybathlon competition held in Daejeon on Wednesday.
Researchers at KAIST have developed a tool to detect deepfakes - computer-manipulated images or videos that are so realistic they look real to most viewers.
KAIST, a prestigious science and technology-oriented research university, intends to dig into the high-stakes agenda — such as how the coronavirus will affect future fights against infectious diseases and even our lifespans — in an online forum.
With the number of Covid-19 infections surpassing 20 million globally, Korean researchers have developed a system designed to predict the number of virus patients entering Korea from abroad.
LG Electronics will partner with KAIST and the Korea Research Institute of Standards (Kriss) to delve into the research and development of sixth-generation wireless technology, or 6G.