South Korea


Research Group
08 Jul 2013
Korean Researchers from Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) developed a new method to massively synthesize enhanced yet affordable materials for supercapacitors.
02 Jul 2013
Korean researchers from Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) have developed a novel bio-inspired composite electrocatalyst which outperforms platinum, in terms of cost, production simplicity and has a longer cycle life reaching above 1000 cycles.
Elastic behaviour
27 Jun 2013
Ulsan, South Korea, June 27, 2013 – A research team at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) have found a new physical organogel electrolyte with two unique characteristics: an irreversible thermal gelation and a high value of the Li+ transference number.
TEM Image and Schematic View of conversion
17 Jun 2013
Ulsan, S. Korea, June 17, 2013 - Researchers from Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), S. Korea, developed a novel, simple method to synthesize hierarchically nanoporous frameworks of nanocrystalline metal oxides such as magnesia and ceria by the thermal conversion of well-designed metal-organic frameworks (MOFs).
Optical and SEM Image
10 Jun 2013
Researchers from Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), South Korea, and University of Illinois, U.S.A, developed the large-scale heteroepitaxial growth III-V nanowires on a Si wafer.
05 Jun 2013
Ulsan, South Korea, June 5, 2013 – Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), Case Western Reserve University & University of North Texas have paved a new way for affordable commercialization of fuel cells with efficient metal-free electrocatalysts using edge-halogenated graphene nanoplatelets.
Contact lense
30 May 2013
Ulsan, South Korea, May 30 — Ulsan National Institute of Science & Technology (UNIST) has demonstrated that a live rabbit could wear contact lenses fitted with inorganic light-emitting diode with no side effects. This new class of hybrid transparent and stretchable electrode paves the way for flexible displays, solar cells, and electronics.
29 May 2013
Professor Seon Jeong Kim of Hanyang University has created a high capacity yarn muscle that does not require electrolytes or special packaging. It will have a big impact in the motor, biological and robot industry.
29 May 2013
Urban mining is a performed by extracting metal resources from electronic products. Gold from PCBs and Lithium from seawater - read more about Prof. Jai-Koo Park of Hanyang University on his research into urban mining.
17 May 2013
Ulsan, Republic of Korea, May 17, 2013 – Researchers have identified a novel role of ATAXIN-2 as a posttranscriptional coactivator crucial for circadian behaviors and molecular clocks. The work was carried out by Chunghun Lim and colleagues during his post-doctoral time at Northwestern University.
06 May 2013
Researchers from Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) demonstrated high-performance polymer solar cells (PSCs) with power conversion efficiency (PCE) of 8.92% which is the highest values reported to date for plasmonic PSCs using metal nanoparticles (NPs).
22 Apr 2013
S Cube Design Lab, designers from Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) received the Silver A’Design Award at the A’DESIGN AWARD & COMPETITION with “Puncheart”, a squeeze punch. More than 4500 art works from about 140 countries entered this competition.
Solar cells
09 Apr 2013
Hanyang University in collaboration with Stanford University has succeeded in fabricating peel-and-stick thin film solar cells (TFSCs). The Si wafer is clean and reusable. Moreover, as the peeled-off TFSCs from the Si wafer are thin, light-weight, and flexible, it can be attached onto any form or shape of surface like a sticker.
Prof. Kim
18 Mar 2013
Meet the Expert - Professor Deok-Soo Kim of Hanyang University is working towards creating a new field called Molecular Geometry which provides geometrical solutions within the study of molecules.
Oh Joon Hak
11 Mar 2013
Ulsan, South Korea 11 March - A research team from Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), South Korea have developed high-performance organic phototransistors (OPTs) based on single-crystalline n-channel organic nanowires. The research was published recently in Advanced Functional Materials.
Group Picture
22 Feb 2013
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) hosted an international symposium at the UNIST-OLYMPUS Biomedical Imaging Center (UOBC) on February 19, 2013 with over 100 participants including international scholars, medical professionals, business leaders, researchers and students.
Schematic representation
13 Feb 2013
Researchers from the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), South Korea have pioneered a simple, but efficient and eco-friendly way to produce Edge-selectively functionalized graphene nanoplatelets (EFGnPs) by dry ball milling graphite in the presence of various gases.
12 Feb 2013
An innovative technique which pinpoints protein locations and helps researchers unravel the protein's functions has been developed by the researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), researchers who recently moved from MIT to the Ulsan National Institute of Science (UNIST) explain.
Bone tissue
09 Jan 2013
Korean researchers believe that the 'DJ-1 protein' can be used to promote the formation of new bone tissue in patients suffering from osteoporosis by improving communication between bone making cells (osteoblasts) and blood vessel (endothelial) cells. The research was published in Nature Communications.
16 Nov 2012
Interview with Prof. Young Moo Lee of Hanyang University who found an innovative solution, called TR Membrane, which improves the performance of a membrane by more than 1,000 times, compared to traditional methods.
18 Oct 2012
Professor JieHyun Lim, the director of the Research Institute of Comparative History and Culture at Hanyang University believes that nationalism is an act of treason and it only limits the capacity of imagination.
18 Oct 2012
Interview with Prof. Younkyoo Kim, Director of Hanyang University's Institute for Energy Governance and Security. The institute specialises in Asia's role in the global energy governance and energy security.
11 Oct 2012
An interview with Prof. Kwon of Hanyang University who leads research developments in five major electronics fields.
Prof. Lee
28 Sep 2012
An interview with Prof. Young-Ho Lee of Hanyang University who brought the concept of ‘cord blood transplantation’ to Korea with the first successful cord blood transplant in 1998.
28 Sep 2012
Interview with Prof. Yoon of Hanyang University who discovered an innovative method for detecting anthrax
29 Jun 2012
The 2012 G20 Seoul Summit has addressed a number of global challenges. Among them, energy and climate change issues brought about one of the most heated discussions. Through some changes in regulations, Hanyang University (HYU) has been dealing with energy consumption and conservation fast yet effectively.
Fusion Technology Center ARN
27 Feb 2012
Hanyang University of Korea and RIKEN of Japan, along with other Asian research institutes, are launching the Asian Research Network (ARN). Recently ARN members succeeded in producing transparent touch sensors using carbon nanotubes and ink solutions that can print electronic circuits or change colour in exposure to heat or UV radiation.
1914 map of Asia
12 Jan 2012
For me, in the flood of news a headline bears special importance for Northeast Asia security. The guideline reiterated by President Hu Jintao about boosting the "cultural soft power" of China recognizes that "culture has increasingly become a major element bringing together the people and the creative power of Chinese nationality".


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