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KAIST robotic butterfly
22 Aug 2019
Wearing a flower brooch that blooms before your eyes sounds like magic. KAIST researchers have made it real with robotic muscles.
slip layer dynamics PNAS
22 Aug 2019
New microscopy technique provides unprecedented insight into nanoscopic slip layers formed in flowing complex liquids.
DGIST Professor Jaeheung Cho in the Department of Emerging Materials Science at DGIST (up), Bohee Kim, a Combined M.S-Ph.D. Program Student in the Department of Emerging Materials Science (below left), and Donghyun Jeong, a Combined M.S-Ph.D. Program Student.
19 Aug 2019
DGIST Professor Jaeheung Cho in the Department of Emerging Materials Science secured materials that lead aldehyde deformylation reaction. Confirmed the nucleophilic reactions by biomimetic materials… Expects to bring positive impacts on related research.
Professor Kyung-Tai Min and Soyeon Lee
16 Aug 2019
The protein that revives injured nerve cells was discovered. It is expected to present a new direction in the development of therapeutic agents for regenerating damaged brain or spinal cord nerves.
Chair-professor Dae Won Moon in the Department of New Biology (left) and Research Fellow Jae Young Kim in the Department of Robotics Engineering (right)
09 Aug 2019
DGIST Research Fellow Jae Young Kim and Chair-professor Dae Won Moon’s team developed a mass spectrometric technology using graphene substrate and continuous wave laser without complex sample preparation. Expected to be used for precise medical diagnosis and surgery with easy high-resolution analysis image processing.
Professor Seong-Woon Yu in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at DGIST (right), Seonghee Jung in the M.S.-Ph.D. Integrated Program in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at DGIST (left)
09 Aug 2019
Chronic stress induces autophagic death of adult hippocampal neural stem cells (NSCs). Expected to offer new opportunities for development of early treatment options for stress-associated brain diseases.
Senior Researcher Changsoon Choi from DGIST Department of Smart Textile Convergence Research (left) and Dr. Sungwoo Chun from Sungkyunkwan University (right)
06 Aug 2019
Senior Researcher Changsoon Choi's team at DGIST and Dr. Sungwoo Chun at SKKU developed a new tactile sensor mimicking human skin. Can recognize more sensitive tactile than the existing sensors... Expected to contribute greatly to the development of artificial skin.
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25 Jul 2019
Professor Jae Dong Lee’s team developed anomalous current and suggested a control mechanism by forming valley domain. Valley domain will become new killer contents of 2D semiconductor technology.
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18 Jul 2019
DGIST made Small AESA radar system with a super-resolution algorithm. Expects to make huge contributions to strengthening of Korean industries and defense capabilities with domestic technology.
air filter
17 Jul 2019
A molecule-trapping material that normally degrades in water remains stable after two years of humidity exposure when treated with a common skin bleach.
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17 Jul 2019
- Can analyze 100 times more data 14 times faster than existing technology - Expected to be used in big data machine learning and various industry fields in the future
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08 Jul 2019
DGIST Professor Yong Min Lee’s team in the Department of Energy Science and Engineering succeeded in developing an electrochemical model that can predict and analyze the electrochemical phenomena of the single particles of electrode active materials. Expects to be used in a single particle design research to improve cell efficiency.
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04 Jul 2019
Joint research team of Professors Jaeheung Cho and Daeha Seo in the Department of Emerging Materials Science developed a technology to control the generation of nitric oxide in cells. Proposed the possibility of additional research related to cell signal transfer.
17 Jun 2019
Professor Hongsoo Choi’s team developed a microrobot that can precisely transplant stem cells in various in vivo and vitro environments. Expects to improve the efficiency of treating degenerative neural disorders such as Alzheimer by accurately and safely delivering to a desired location
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07 Jun 2019
DGIST researchers are getting closer to developing a material that delivers a one-two punch: recycling atmospheric carbon dioxide for the production of cleaner hydrocarbon fuels.
Professor Young Seok Ju
05 Jun 2019
Some teenagers harbor catastrophic changes to their genomes that can lead to lung cancer later on in life, even if they never smoke
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03 Jun 2019
Researchers at Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST), South Korea, have developed a core technology that supports a fast and efficient large-scale data analysis, which can have a huge impact on large-scale data analysis in a near future.
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28 May 2019
Researchers at Convergence Research Center for Solar Energy at Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST), South Korea, have achieved the confirmed highest single-junction cell efficiency in the world. Expects to be commercialized by using low cost, ecofriendly materials.
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24 May 2019
A research team in South Korea has clarified the expression of antidepressant efficacy by modulating hippocampal mossy cells. It is expected to provide a basis to understand the mechanism of existing anti-depressants and contribute greatly to the development of next generation depression treatment.
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20 May 2019
Researchers in Korea and colleauges have developed a polariton nano-laser operating at room temperature.
16 May 2019
DGIST agreed on Energy Research Cooperation with CNR-ITAE in Italy. Held a joint symposium on the latest energy research. Agreed to share research performance and conduct joint research in new and renewable energy materials.
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08 May 2019
DGIST Professor Jae Eun Jang’s team developed high frequency signal transmission line technology which maximizes carrier concentration of graphene using graphene-amorphous carbon junction structure.
07 May 2019
DGIST announced that the DGIST-ETH Micro Robot Research Center (DEMRC) entered The 47th International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva with 4 inventions and won 6 awards including 3 golds, 1 silver, Special Award of Geneva State Government, and Special Award from the Taiwan Invention Association.
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29 Apr 2019
DGIST Senior Researcher Changsoon Choi’s team developed single-layer graphene based multifunctional transparent devices. Expected to be used in various devices such as electronics and skin-attachable devices with power generation and self-charging capability
Holographic Cube
24 Apr 2019
Tiny pinholes in a thin film could pave the way for more widespread applications for 3D holographic displays.
10 Apr 2019
Designated as a KELAF and held signboard hanging ceremony as organized by the Ministry of Drug and Food Safety. To lay the foundation for advanced bio research by securing the reliability and ethicality of animal experiments
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09 Apr 2019
Research achievement through an Undergraduate Group Research Program (UGRP) was published in an international scientific journal. The finding is expected to lay a foundation for the development of a new personality test method that can complement the existing psychology test.
05 Apr 2019
DGIST chose Chairman Young Kuk of Samsung Science & Technology Foundation as Its 4th President

Events

09 Apr 2019
Science and the Sustainable Development Goals: The role of academies
09 Sep 2019
This conference brings together a focus on technology development as well as applications for biomarker analysis in cancer, cardiovascular disease and other disease classes.
12 Oct 2018
The 2018 International Explainable AI Symposium is scheduled to be held at Seoul COEX on Friday, October 12th, 2018.

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