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DGIST to Conduct Collaborative Research with Max Planck Institute

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DGIST to Conduct Collaborative Research with Max Planck Institute

-DGIST selected as brain & cognitive sciences research partner of Max Planck Institute 

DGIST will conduct collaborative research in brain and cognitive sciences with the world prestigious basic science research institute, the Max Planck Institute in Germany.


DGIST announced on Sept.28(Wed) that the research team led by Professor Hyeon-Ae Jeon at Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences was selected as research partner group of the Max Planck Institute.


With this selection, DGIST became the first Korean research partner in the brain and cognitive science areas at the Max Planck Institute.


The two teams will research on building a nerve network of prefrontal layered type. The teams will further investigate cognitive nerve science which would be observed throughout the ordinary cognition procedure such as recognition regulation, automation, and decision making.

For this research activities, DGIST will be accessible to entire resources and facilities at Max Planck Institute for Human Brain and Cognitive Sciences for 5 years under 100,000 euro funding.


Professor Jeon said, “This will be a very significant opportunity to launch international collaboration research. I hope this long-term research project will help many cognitive impaired patients.”


The Max Planck Institute partner group program is designed to establish international research network and foster distinguished mid-career scientists whose work will make a significant impact toward mutual institutions.

Related link: https://www.mpg.de/10668242/partner-group-south-korea