Stony Brook University & FIT



Stony Brook University ranked No.45 among all US universities in the QS University Rankings

Stony Brook University was ranked No. 45 among all US universities in the QS University Rankings 2020, placing it in the top 6% nationwide. The University was also ranked as the No. 15 public institution in the US and the No. 1 public university in New York State. Stony Brook’s strong showing was due in part to its high score in the category of Diversity and Internationalization. This category includes the following indicators: gender pay gap, faculty gender diversity, ratio of undergraduates receiving Pell grants, students’ ethnicity, number of Fulbright students and ratio of international students.


Doosan Robotics donates collaborative robot to State University of New York Korea

Doosan Robotics donated a collaborative robot (M1509) for research and education to SUNY Korea. MIN Wonki, president of SUNY Korea, said, “Thank you all the more for donating to the school in a situation where corporate contribution to society is also difficult due to COVID-19,” and also “Through the donated collaborative Robot, we will do our best to help students in Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Math and Statistics learn to utilize machines. We will also enhance our research on machines by taking advantage of the strengths in each of our departments, so that learners can contribute to industrial development through close cooperation with other universities and industries."


Seoul to commercialize SUNY Korea CS Award-Winning Technology

The award-winning technology introduced by Professor RYOO Jihoon and graduate student KIM Hoyoung in the “Development of Location Tracking Technology in Underground Roads,” advanced into the GPS business with Seoul metropolitan city. The city government plans to start commercialization of the service with SK Telecom after undergoing technical verification in the field, in places such as Namsan Tunnel 1 and Jamsil Metropolitan Transfer Center, starting in June. Last year, Professor RYOO and KIM Hoyoung made a proposal for GPS signal generation designed to solve GPS dark areas for social problem-solving. This proposal was presented at an event organized by the Seoul Technology Innovation Center and selected as a prize winner in this April.