POSTECH-KB Kookmin Bank Opens Digital Innovation Research Center

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POSTECH held a signage unveiling ceremony for the KB-POSTECH Digital Innovation Research Center at POSTECH Science Building 4 on June 23, 2021.

POSTECH has established the KB-POSTECH Digital Innovation Research Center to contribute to the development of the financial industry through R&D collaborations in fintech, joint research, and interaction of highly skilled talents.

The ceremony was attended by POSTECH President Moo Hwan Kim, Vice President Joon Won Park and Director of the Center Bong Gyu Jang, and KB Kookmin Bank’s Young Seo Cho.

The KB-POSTECH Digital Innovation Center will conduct joint research to develop digital financial products and services such as artificial intelligence, big data, blockchain, cloud, augmented reality (AR)/virtual reality (VR), architecture and security.

For this partnership, members of faculty and experts from POSTECH’s departments of Artificial Intelligence, Industrial Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Information Technology will join, and strengthen the exchange with KB Kookmin Bank employees.

“The demand for the creation of new fintech business that combines the capabilities of big data, AI and blockchain has been increasing recently,” explained Professor Bong Gyu Jang, the director of the KB-POSTECH Digital Innovation Center. He added, “We will cooperate in all areas of fintech to deliver new values and experiences using POSTECH’s state-of-the-art technologies.”