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"Hallym University, a place for dynamic exchange where information flows, talent flourishes and a new future is designed"

  

  

Welcome to the Hallym University website. 


Hallym University is being reborn as a prestigious private university that nurtures students for a new era.


Since its establishment in 1982, Hallym has achieved remarkable results by striving to becoming a leading university that produces excellent students, a university that fulfills its social responsibilities, and a university that leads innovation.


The mission of the university is no longer an 'ivory tower' that passes on knowledge. It must operate as a 'social platform that anyone can easily access without barriers'. If education, research, industry-university cooperation, and volunteer work were the roles of universities in the past, now the university must be reborn as a plaza open to all, leading social change.

  

     


Hallym will be reborn as a place of dynamic exchange where information flows, talent flourishes and a new future is designed. Hallym will expand the field of communication to the world beyond Chuncheon, Gangwon-do, and South Korea, and further expand to a cyber-campus equipped with a cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence infrastructure. We will provide a flexible education system for new jobs and studies that have not yet appeared so that not only current students, but also ordinary citizens and prospective students can discover and develop their own competencies.


Science and technology are leading the change of civilization, and the cycle of the industrial revolution is getting shorter and shorter. However, the material abundance they bring is insufficient to guarantee human happiness. In addition to specialized knowledge, balanced values, excellent communication skills, and consideration for others are also essential. Taking this as the basis of Hallym's educational philosophy, we will move forward towards 'Hallym University where all members are fulfilled'.


Your interest and support will be a great help for Hallym University to grow and develop. We ask for your active participation and cooperation.



President Choi, Yanghee


Profile



Education


1960 ~ 1965
Okcheon Elementary School, Gangneung

1965 ~ 1968
Gangneung Middle School

1968 ~ 1971
Kyunggi High School

1971 ~ 1975
B.S. in Electronic Engineering, Seoul National University

1975 ~ 1977
M.S. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)

1980 ~ 1984
Doctor of Engineering in Computer Science, ENST (École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications), France






Awards

2007
Test-of-Time Award, WINTECH

2009
Order of Science and Technology Merit <Doyak> Medal, Republic of Korea

2009
Internet Technology Award, KRNET

2009
Lifetime Achievement Award, Korea Internet Awards, Korea Internet & Security Agency

2015
Global Entrepreneurship Network Startup Nations Award, Startup Nations

2015
Gangwon’s Person of the Year (Gangwon-do Residents Association)

2021
Paiknam Prize (Engineering), Hanyang University
Career History

1977. 3 ~ 1991. 7
Director, Data Telecommunications Research Laboratory, ETRI (Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute), Korea

Director/Senior Researcher, Protocol Engineering Center, ETRI, Korea

1981. 9 ~ 1984. 6
Student Researcher, CNET, France

1988. 7 ~ 1989. 6
Visiting Scientist, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA

1991. 7 ~ 2020. 8
Professor, School of Computer Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea

2006 ~ 2012
Chair, Future Internet Forum (FIF), Korea

2006 ~
Member/Senior Member, The National Academy of Engineering of Korea, Korea

2007 ~
Member, The Korean Academy of Science and Technology, Korea

2009
President, The Korean Institute of Information Scientists and Engineers, Korea

2009. 3 ~ 2011. 2
Dean, Graduate School of Convergence Science and Technology (GSCST), Seoul National University, Korea






2009. 8 ~ 2011. 8
President, The Advanced Institute of Convergence Technology, Korea

2010 ~ 2011
Member, Knowledge Economy R&D Strategic Planning Team, Ministry of Industry (Ministry of Knowledge Economy), Korea

2011
Member, The National Informatization Strategy Committee, Korea

2011 ~ 2013
Member, International Advisory Board, The National Institute of Informatics (NII), Japan

2013. 8 ~ 2014. 6
Chairman, Samsung Science & Technology Foundation, Korea

2014. 7 ~ 2017. 7
Minister, Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, Korea

2017 ~ 2021
Member, Board of Directors, Rehabilitation International Korea

2019. 8 ~ 2020. 8
Chair, AI Committee, Seoul National University, Korea

2020. 8 ~
Professor Emeritus, School of Computer Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea

2021. 9 ~
President, Hallym University, Korea