Research at a Glancemore
Indicating the new paradigm through the realization of convergence science and technology
Research on Specific Topics
- Next Generation Energy
- Advanced Materials
Cumulative Investment in Research Equipment
$200 million USD
Expansion of Research Facilities
Additional $200 million USD to expand high-tech research facilities by 2016
Average Research Grant per Professor (Cumulative):
No. 4 among domestic universities; $217 thousand USD
Attraction of External Research Grant (Cumulative):
$130 million USD
NI INDEX (Ranking):
No. 4 among domestic universities (as of October 2018) *NPI: Index of research papers published in Nature and 17 sister magazines
IBS Research Groups:
- 3 IBS Campus Site Labs
- Receiving funding of
$300 million USD for the
next 10 years
- Center for Soft and Living Matter: Director, Distinguished Professor Steve Granick
- Center for Multidimensional Carbon Materials: Director, Distinguished Professor Rodney S. Ruoff
- Center for Genomic Integrity: Director, Distinguished Professor Kyungjae Myung
UNIST now stands at the center of global research with cutting edge research equipment, especially in the field of high tech materials and next-generation energy technologies. We create the best research outcomes because of our optimal research environment.
Outstanding students, world-class faculty, and cutting-edge research equipment provide a strong synergy effect, enhancing outstanding scientists to fulfill their dreams. Who Knows? You may even fulfill that dream of getting a Nobel Prize.
UNIST Multi-Interdisciplinary Institute
Focusing on basic science, basic sources, application, and commercialization research, UNIST’s research capabilities will be concentrated and developed into a global institution.
IBS Research Groups
UNIST has been designated as a government-funded research institute and has hosted three IBS campus site laboratories, led by world-renowned scientists. IBS Research Groups will be receiving the funding of $300 billion USD for the next 10 years, thereby contributing to the progress of basic sciences and society.
UNIST stands at the center of global research with its cutting edge experimental equipment. UNIST Central Research Facilities carries over 200 pieces of high-tech research equipment to support the research efforts of investigators and groups. With its world class laboratory, UNIST’s research facilities have become the envy of many scientists and researchers around the world.