KAIST ITRC Artificial Intelligence Semiconductor System Research Center (Center Director: Professor Joo-Young Kim) will be launched. It was newly selected as the 2020 university ICT research center project, and the project is managed by the Institute of Information & Communications Technology Planning & Evaluation (IITP) under the Ministry of Science and ICT. Professor Joo-Young Kim plans to lead the research project by 2025 with a total of 5 billion won in research funding with a goal of 'Development of semiconductor system convergence innovation technology for a non-face-to-face/artificial intelligence society'.
The research center is located in Daejeon as a base research center, connecting Seoul, Daejeon, and Ulsan, and plans to conduct joint research with Yonsei University, Ewha Womans University, and Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST).
The opening ceremony of the research center is scheduled to take place this Friday at 10:30 am. This opening ceremony will be held online to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.