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Title Sogang University, Selected as the University ICT Research Center
Writer sogpr Date 2017-06-22 Views 578

On June 12th, The Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning announced that Sogang University was selected as the University ICT Research Center for nurturing ICT talents.

The University ICT Research Center project is a representative project in the ICT sector. The project has supported the university-industry cooperation and has fostered highly talented human resources through the technology development at universities since 2000. This year, seven universities including Sogang University have been selected based on the competitiveness in the strategic areas of artificial intelligence (AI) and 5G, the core technologies of the 4th industrial revolution. The selected institutes will be supported with 500 million-800 million KRW for next four years.

For the project, the research team led by Prof. Park, Soo-yong of Computer Science and Engineering Department will study the block chain. The objective is to nurture the core human resources for research who have international competitiveness by developing the core technology for block chain. It is expected that the application of the existing block chain will be widened by research and development of adaptive block chain and the convergence with other industries will be facilitated by developing the technologies for dynamic adaptive block chain platform.