IGC JOURNAL 2021 Spring 

   

THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, KOREA 

Stony Brook University & FIT






                                                                                                                  

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The State University of New York, Korea, adding new majors and recruiting more faculty


Starting in the Spring Semester of 2022, Stony Brook of The State University of New York, Korea will add an Electronic Information and Engineering department. Stony Brook University was allowed to add the new department within its quota of 1,207. FIT will recruit more students for its increased quota.  Consisting of Fashion Management and Fashion Design departments, FIT will recruit total 210 students thanks to its increased quota from current 140.

2.

Winning a Minister award at ICT Colloquium


LEE Dong-yeop attending in the Computer Engineering department at the State University of New York, Korea won a minister award with his smart inventory system at ICT Colloquium 2020 held by Ministry of Science and ICT. Under the theme of K-digital new deals, the ICT Colloquium promoted the sharing of research outcomes in the ICT field among students and professors from 33 universities and research institutes. LEE also leads a smart inventory system start-up called Zero Class Lab.

3.

Winning an award at an AI competition to predict solar power generation


A student team of four(PARK Jeong-hun, KIM Yeong-ho, IM Ha-min, and CHOI Da-jeong) called "Tacomaster" from the Computer Engineering department at The State University of New York, Korea came in the third place at an AI contest jointly held by Korea Innovation Foundation and Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute(KAERI). Held from December last year to February this year, the AI contest saw the participation of total 1,472 teams to predict solar power generation of developing states. 

4.

Prof. BANG Gun-woong receiving supports from Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy for his project


BANG Gun-woong, a professor of mechanical engineering at The State University of New York, Korea has taken on a project of producing hydrogen gas with water plasma based on an innovative technology. This project was selected as a priority project to receive supports for "CO昏-free low-cost green hydrogen gas production" in ten areas of industrial technology and alchemy projects in 2020 under Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy. If this project is implemented successfully, it will enable the production of affordable hydrogen gas with alternative energy and contribute to the early settlement of hydrogen economy. 

5.

CO;Ders, a student club, winning a Minister of Education award


CO;Ders, a student club at The State University of New York, Korea, has been elected as an Outstanding Educational Volunteering Club by the Ministry of Education and Korea Foundation for the Advancement of Science and Creativity(KOFAC) in acknowledgment of the coding programs which students voluntarily offered at various elementary, middle and high schools in Songdo.

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The State University of New York, Korea, making a MOU agreement with Incheon Catholic University


On January 25, The State University of New York, Korea Research & Business Foundation and the Industry-Academic Cooperation of Incheon Catholic University made an MOU agreement on mutual collaboration in culture art and design. HAN Min-gu, Vice President of the State University of New York, Korea and Kim Hyeong-chan, Head of Industry-Academia Cooperation Team of Incheon Catholic University signed the agreement.