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History

DGIST
2018
  • Mar 02

    Declared DGIST Innovation 2034

    DGIST Innovation 2034 혁신선포
  • Feb 07

    DGIST's First Undergraduate
    Commencement Ceremony
    (96 Bachelor's degrees)

2017
  • Established 14 companies of technology investment

    Aug
  • Dr. Sang Hyuk Son appointed as the third president

    Mar 01
    DGIST Innovation 2034 혁신선포
2016
  • Dec 16

    Established 13 companies of
    technology investment

  • Nov 10

    Opened the World-Leading
    Research Infra Center

  • Oct 19

    Opened the Well-Aging Research Center

  • Apr 19

    Opened the Core Protein Resources Center

  • Feb 19

    Commencement Ceremony

2015
  • Prime Minister’s Commendation on 2015 Institution Evaluation (2 years in a row)

    Dec 30
  • Received ‘Excellent’ in the Institution Evaluation by the Ministry of Science,
    ICT, and Future Planning in 2015

    Jul 14
  • Established the DGIST Convergence Research Institute (elevated and reorganized)

    Apr 01
  • Entrance ceremony for 2nd undergraduate students

    Mar 02
  • Dr. Seongcheol Shin appointed as the 2nd president

    Feb 26
  • Commencement Ceremony

    Feb 13
2014
  • Dec 30

    Prime Minister's Commendation on
    2014 Institution Evaluation

  • Dec 10

    Established 9 companies of
    technology investment

  • Dec 04

    Completion Ceremony of
    Korea Brain Research Institute (stage 1)

  • Sep 16

    Ceremony for 10th Anniversary of Foundation

  • Jun 13

    Completion ceremony of undergraduate campus

  • Mar 03

    The First Matriculation Ceremony
    for Undergraduate

2013
  • Opened the Neurometabolomics Research Center

    Oct 25
  • Established first 3 companies of technology investment since the foundation

    Jun 28
  • Opened the Convergence Research Center
    for Wellness

    Jun 11
  • Opened the Biseul Convergence Garden

    May 22
  • The First Commencement Ceremony

    Feb 15
2012
  • Oct 30

    Opened the CPS (Cyber Physical Systems)
    Global Center

  • Oct 08

    Attracted the Center for Plant Aging Research
    of the Institute Basic Science

  • Jul 16

    Opened the DGIST-LBNL Research Center

  • May 02

    DGIST VISION 2020 Promulgation
    Ceremony & Undergraduate Campus
    Groundbreaking Ceremony

  • Mar 02

    DGIST Graduate School Matriculation Ceremony
    for academic year 2012

  • Jan 31

    Completed the first stage of
    degree course construction
    (1 dormitory, Office of
    University-Industry Cooperation)

2011
  • Established DGIST-affiliated Korea Brain Research Institute

    Oct 14
  • Held the Completion Ceremony of
    DGIST Next Generation Convergenc
    Research Center

    Jul 07
  • The First Matriculation Ceremony for Graduates

    Mar 02
  • Dr. Seongcheol Shin appointed as the first president

    Feb 25
2010
  • Dec 10

    Held the Completion Ceremony of DGIST Research Building Construction

  • Nov 22

    Requested companies moved into DGIST (completed)

2009
  • Groundbreaking Ceremony of DGIST Next Generation Convergence Research Center

    Dec 28
  • DGIST Vision and UI Promulgation Ceremony

    May 08
  • Established the basic plans of degree courses (Department of Education Scientific Technology)

    May 01
2008
  • Dec 14

    Implemented the enforcement ordinance of
    DGIST Research Institute Act
    (Presidential degree No. 21162)

  • Oct 31

    Groundbreaking Ceremony for
    research institute construction

  • Oct 01

    Opened the the degree course establishment
    preparation committee

  • Jul 21

    The 16th temporary board of directors resolution
    on degree course installation plan

  • Jul 13

    Proclaimed the DGIST Research Institute Act
    (Legislation No.9108)

2007
  • Inseon Lee appointed as the 2nd director

    Sep 03
2006
  • 02.22

    Moved into the Experiment Unit of Seongseo
    Venture Factory in Daegu Technopark
    - Display, nano new materials, BT, rent
    area 2.476㎡

2005
  • Basic Plans for DGIST Establishment approved
    (board of directors)
    - Area of establishment: Landsite 330,579m2,
    Construction area 99,174m2,
    Personnel 170 people (~09)

    Dec 27
  • Held the final presentation on
    “Basic Plan Development Service"

    Jun 13
  • Submitted the final report (draft)
    of “Basic Plan Development Service"

    May 18
  • Decided the location of research institute
    (Daegu Hyeonpung)

    Mar 28
2004
  • Nov 19

    Carried out “Basic Plan Development Service"
    for research institute
    (STEP-TNO-MIT Consortium)

  • Sep 07

    Registered the foundation establishment

  • Sep 03

    Appointed Wonsuk Jeong as the first director

  • Jul

    Formed the foundation board of directors
    (13 people including Chairman Jongyong Yoon)

  • Apr

    Commissioned the foundation
    establishment committee
    (5 including Former Ministry of Science and
    ICT Sanghyuk Kyeong)

  • Mar 09

    Enacted the enforcement ordinance of
    Daegu Gyeongbuk Scientific Technology
    Research Institute Act
    (Presidential degree No.18308, 2004.3.9)

2003
  • Enacted the Daegu Gyeongbuk Scientific Technology Research Institute Act
    (Legislation No.6996,2003.12.11)

    Dec 11