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Professor Sarah Kang Awarded with “Kamide Award”

A professor, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has received the 2018 AOGS Kamide Award, becoming the the first Korean-American scientist to earn the prestigious award.

 
New Study Finds Folding Graphene Significantly Enhances Mechanical Performance

An international team of researchers, affiliated with UNIST has discovered that folding is an efficient strategy to incorporate large-area monolayer graphene films on polymer composites and that doing so improves mechanical reinforcement. Their work has been published in the prestigious journal, Advances Materials.

 
New Study Reveals Ulsan Is Exposed to Yearlong Toxic Fine Dust

A new study, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) offers decisive proof that South Korea’s Ulsan city is affected by toxic substances contained in fine dust particles, regardless of the season.

 
UNIST Illuminates the Ocean with Its Seawater Battery Technology

South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) and Woori Marine Co., Ltd. unveiled their first commercially launchable seawater battery for light buoy at the 19th IALA Conference Industrial Exhibition.

 
One Step Closer to Finding a Cure for Brain Diseases

Korean researchers identified a mechanism for signaling brain nerve cells through excitatory synaptic binding proteins. The finding provides important clues to understanding the principles of synaptic nerve transmission and thus can be used to analyze the fundamental causes of brain diseases and treat them.