Two from the field of education, three from the field of research, and one from the field of industry-university cooperation were selected for the 2022 Sinyang Engineering Research Awards. The awardees from the field of education were Hyung-Rok Do (professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering), and Geon-Soo Park(professor at the Department of Industrial Engineering). From the field of research, the awardees were Jun-Sang Do (professor at the Department of Material Science and Engineering), Sung-Jae Kim (professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering), and Yoo Kang (professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering). The awardee from the field of industry-university cooperation was Jong-Hoon Woo (professor at the Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering).
The Dean of Engineering said, “There were difficulties within and outside the university, but because of the efforts in the education and research sectors, the College of Engineering could rise to the current position.” He also congratulated the awardees by saying, “The awards ceremony for the Sinyang Engineering Research Awards acts to congratulate and praise the works of the awardees, who have achieved much in education, research, and in industry-university cooperation. I hope the award would be a meaningful award that imbues the awardees with new challenges and social contributions engineering-wise.”
The Sinyang Engineering Research Award is an award given to exceptional young professors under the age of 49, who are promoted to professors or associate professors. The award has been operating since 2005 and is run by the fund contributed by the late Seok-Gyu Jeong, who was the Chairman of the Sinyang Cultural Foundation, an alumnus of the College of Engineering at Seoul National University, and the founder of the Taesung Rubber & Chemical Co., Ltd.
Translated by: Do-Hyung Kim, English Editor of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, firstname.lastname@example.org