Dear Members of POSTECH,We are already half way through the semester that began online, an unprecedented occurrence caused by the onset of COVID-19. I am grateful to all members of POSTECH for your understanding and cooperation despite inconveniences and complications that have transpired from this unexpected situation.With no confirmed cases from POSTECH or related organizations since March, the University was on its way to welcome the students back on campus by limiting off-campus visitors and disinfecting buildings weekly. However, the nationwide spread of COVID-19 is still at an alarming s..
I wish all POSTECH members and their loved ones health, happiness, and prosperity in 2014. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank each and every member of the POSTECH community for hard work, dedication and understanding in 2013 although it was a challenging year. I hope that we can make 2014 a memorable year by working together with a renewed resolve to realize our founding tenets and common vision for the future of POSTECH.In my inaugural address in September 2011, I quoted St. Francis of Assisi: “Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and su..
The 2nd Commemoration for Late Founding Chairman Tae-Joon ParkIt has been almost 2 years since the founding chairman Tae-Joon Park passed away. Throughout his lifetime, Chairman Park took the lead in Korea's industrial modernization and serving the country through education with his keen insight into the future. In particular, he founded POSTECH and greatly contributed to making POSTECH a world-class university as it is today. Therefore, we will hold commemorative events for the 2nd anniversary of the founding chairman Tae-Joon Park's passing, and ask all members to participate in the events t..
Special Lecture by Commissioner William D. MagwoodU.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)The U.S. NRC Commissioner William D. Magwood is to deliver a special lecture about “Nuclear Regulation in the U.S. and the NRC Response to Fukushima” at POSTECH.The U.S. NRC is a government agency dedicated to assuring the safe and secure use of nuclear materials in the U.S. in order to protect the health and safety of the people, and it oversees regulations of nuclear reactors, nuclear materials and nuclear wastes. The NRC is headed by five Commissioners appointed by the President of the U.S...
POSTECH Website Launch ContestContest Theme: POSTECH is holding a contest to celebrate the relaunch of POSTECH’s new and improved website. This contest is an effort to increase awareness of the new website and for both Postechians and the public to submit new or historic POSTECH- related content that can be shared on POSTECH’s new website. The most creative and original submissions will win amazing prizes including a Macbook Air, an iPad Mini, and more! Eligibility: This contest is open to all residents of the Republic of Korea, including POSTECH students, faculty, staff, and alumn..
Employment OpportunityPosition: International Relations StaffOrganization: Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)Location: Pohang, KoreaThe International Relations Office at POSTECH seeks a staff to join us in promoting global campus at the University.Job Description: 1. Cooperative programs with overseas universities2. Coordinate meetings and visits by international visitors3. Promote internationalization through participating in global networking andconferences and assist with the general duties of the International Relations OfficeRequirements: -High school education and bach..
Apply for SMP Mentee, Fall 2013 Any freshman who needs some help from the senior students for their early adaptation to the campus life or for their course work of the University Core courses may apply to this Student Mentoring Program (SMP) according to the following guide. 1. Application- Applicants: 2013 Freshmen - One of University Cores Courses / Student - Apply through POVIS online (Refer the attached file) - Registering period: 9:00 am, 23(Fri.), Aug. ~ 6:00 pm, 26(Mon.), Aug. 2013. 2. Selection- Number of mentees required : approximately 180 students. - Criteria : ..
Move-in to Dormitories in Fall 2013 ● Students who applied for the continued use of dormitory on POVIS between Fri, Aug 2 and Fri, Aug 9 do not have to apply for the move-in. (※ Students may submit room change requests starting Mon, Aug 26 if needed.) ● Information about move-in to the renovated dormitory building #2 or #4 - Students who resided in either building in the spring semester of 2013 will be given priority to the renovated building and only vacant dorm rooms will be available to other students. - Dormitory building #2 will be offered only to graduate students and building #..
Faculty Positions in Industrial and Management Engineeringat Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)The Department of Industrial and Management Engineering at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) invites applications for full-time, tenure-track or tenured faculty positions.The positions are primarily at the assistant professor or associate professorlevel.We are seeking candidateswith a research focus in the following areas (but not limited to): - Industrial Engineering Methodologies (e.g., Operations Research, Applied Statistics, or Optimization) - Business Anal..