30 POSTECH Stories

1997

  • 01.14

    Groundbreaking ceremony for the School of Environmental Science and Engineering building

  • 06.22

    Opening of POSTECH Venture Capital Corporation

  • 09.26

    Ranked 1st in the 1997 JoongAng Ilbo Korean University Rankings

  • 11.11

    Marked as ‘1997 Excellent University for Educational Reform’ in the field of Specialization by the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development

1996

  • 03.21

    Government-run School of Environment Science and Engineering (SEE) established

  • 10.23

    Marked as ‘1995 Excellent University for Educational Reform’ by the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development

  • 12.03

    Commemoration Ceremony for the 10th Anniversary of POSTECH

1995

  • 02.14

    Unveiling Ceremony for the bust of Dr. Hogil Kim

  • 12.01

    University’s education foundation separates from the POSCO corporation (or POSCO education foundation)

1994

  • 03.01

    Pohang Institute of Science and Technology renamed as Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)

  • 08.30

    Dr. Soo-Young Chang appointed as 2nd president of POSTECH

  • 10.21

    Graduate School of Information Industry renamed as Graduate School for Information Technology (GIST)

  • 12.07

    Construction of Pohang Light Source completed

1992

  • 03.02

    Opening and 1st Matriculation Ceremony for the Graduate School of Information Industry (32 master students)

  • 09.24

    Opening of POSTECH Information Research Laboratories

1991

  • 02.20

    1990 POSTECH Commencement Ceremony (139 undergraduate and 104 master students)

  • 04.01

    Groundbreaking ceremony for the Pohang Light Source

  • 10.08

    Groundbreaking ceremony for the POSTECH Information Research Laboratories

1990

  • 02.07

    First Commencement Ceremony (80 master students)

  • 03.01

    Master’s Program in Department of Life Sciences established

  • 11.08

    Doctoral Program in Department of Life Sciences established

  • 11.16

    Institute Establishment Committee for POSTECH Information Research Laboratories and the Graduate School of Information Industry launched

  • 11.25

    Dr. Hogil Kim begins 2nd term as president of POSTECH

1989

  • 03.01

    Undergraduate Program in Department of Life Sciences established (30 students)

  • 03.31

    Construction of the gymnasium completed

1988

  • 03.02

    1988 POSTECH Matriculation Ceremony (242 undergraduate, 91 master, and 18 doctoral program students)

  • 04.01

    Construction Committee for the Pohang Light Source launched

1987

  • 03.05

    First matriculation ceremony (249 undergraduate students)

  • 11.09

    Ministry of Education approves to establish graduate school programs (9 departments with 90 master and 54 doctoral program students)

1986

  • 11.25

    Dr. Hogil Kim appointed as 1st president of POSTECH

  • 11.25

    Ministry of Education approves to establish undergraduate programs (9 departments with 240 undergraduate students)

  • 12.03

    Pohang Institute of Science & Technology founded (Founding Chairman: Tae-Joon Park, First President: Hogil Kim)

1985

  • 03.16

    Establishment Committee for Pohang Institute of Science and Technology launched

  • 07.04

    Ministry of Education approves project to establish Pohang Institute of Science and Technology (8 departments with 240 undergraduate students)

  • 07.18

    Institute Establishment Committee and Institute Construction Committee for Pohang Institute of Science and Technology launched

Department : Planning and Budget
Last Modified : 2016-09-12