[Prof. Joo-Young Kim ]
On November 10, the Artificial Intelligence Semiconductor System Research Center (AISS), led by Professor Joo-Young Kim of KAIST, was awarded the Minister of Science, Technology and Information Technology Award in recognition of its outstanding talent cultivation performance.
AISS, headed by Professor Joo-Young Kim, has been carrying out the university ICT research center fostering support project of the Ministry of Science and ICT since 2020, dedicating efforts to nurturing talented people from various angles.
Particularly in 2021, 96 student researchers were continuously educated through various themes and programs such as internships, technology transfer, entrepreneurship education, and creative initiatives. It has become a model for other centers by recording remarkable achievements such as employment.
AISS is currently carrying out active research activities under the project responsibility of Professor Joo-Young Kim, KAIST Research Director, Hoe-Jun Yoo, Yi-Seop Kim, In-Cheol Park, Seung-Tak Ryu, Hyun-Sik Kim, Yonsei University Han-Jun Kim, Jin-Ho Song, Ji-Hoon Kim, Seong-Min Park of Ewha Womans University, and Kyu-Ho Lee of UNIST. In addition, there has been a 10% increase from 2021 with 110 masters and doctoral-level students participating in taking a strong step towards becoming a Korean hub in the field of artificial intelligence semiconductors.
Professor Joo-Young Kim, the research director who won the award, said, “We will continue to strengthen the link with leading universities and companies in Korea based on the university’s ICT and intelligent semiconductor technology capabilities to foster system semiconductor manpower essential for Korea to become a true semiconductor technology powerhouse.”