Green Energy Education & Research Center

Green Energy Education & Research Center

Green Energy Education & Research Center

INTRODUCTION

In connection with the government's supporting plans of new growth leading industry in metropolitan economic belt, this center will make a contribution to creation of a metropolitan economic belt with global competitiveness by fostering and supplying outstanding local human resources needed for the development of the leading industry, and construction of an infrastructure for local development through the metropolitan economic belt leading industry with provincial universities/businesses/wide-area associations/local research centers.
The annual project funds are worth 5 million dollars, and thus is a large scale national project amounting to 25 million dollars for 5 years. The center aims at fostering/supplying green energy human resources suitable for the 'solar power parts and materials global competitiveness strengthening project' and 'hydrogen energy cell global hub construction project', which are specialized business areas of the green energy industry, which is the leading industry of the Daegu-Gyeongbuk economic belt.
Organizations participating in the center are the School of Display and Chemical Engineering, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Major of Mechanical Advanced Engineering, Department of Physics, while professors from the Department of Chemistry, College of Commerce & Economics, Department of Environmental Engineering and School of Biotechnology are also participating in it.

VISION AND OBJECTIVES

The center's ultimate vision is 'to improve global competitiveness of the Daegu-Gyeongbuk economic belt through fostering of glocal energy human resources and industry-academic cooperation' by constructing and operating a corporate-based education and research system through improved fundamental education on energy, interdisciplinary fusion in-depth application program, integration of research facilities, and education linked with the industrial field.

* In addition, the project's objectives are;
  • To foster the customized fusion specialists demanded by the Daegu-Gyeongbuk green energy leading industry, which will lead the green growth of the nation
  • To foster the outstanding R&D human resources specializing in green energy and to develop new creative technologies focusing on sectors related to the solar power industry
  • To improve global competitiveness of Daegu-Gyeongbuk green energy leading industry through establishing industry-academic-public-association cooperative system and clusters related to the green energy

PROJECT CONTENTS

  • 1.ESTABLISH EDUCATION/RESEARCH BASIS FOR LEADING INDUSTRY
    • Purchasing educational/research materials, improving and expanding educational/research computing environment
    • Improving lecture environment
  • 2.RETRAINING PROGRAMS FOR UNEMPLOYED GRADUATED STUDENTS AND EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT PROGRAMS FOR ENROLLED STUDENTS
    • Employment customized business intern program
    • Employment support program
  • 3.FUSION/CUSTOMIZED PROGRAMS
    • Developing/operating fusion curriculums of the leading industry
    • Professor capacity improvement program
    • Supporting creative lesson plan/text development of the leading industry
  • 4.GLOBAL CAPACITY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
    • Creativity camp program
    • Leadership camp program
  • 5.GREEN ENERGY SPECIALIST EDUCATION PROGRAM
    • Undergraduate research assistant education program
    • Trimester Program
  • 6.PROGRAMS TO ATTRACT OUTSTANDING STUDENTS
    • Green energy leading university PR program
    • High school PR assistant support program
    • Scholarship support program
  • 7.GREEN ENERGY TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT SUPPORT
  • 8.BUSINESS IN-SERVICE EDUCATION PROGRAM
  • 9.CO-OP AND INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
  • 10.INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC JOINT R&D PROGRAM

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