Alumni News
▣ MSE alumnus Soohyun Ju was appointed as an assistant professor of Institute for Materials at Tohoku University (Japan) (2016)

 Dr. Soo Hyun Joo, an alumnus of POSTECH MSE who has finished his master’s degree program in 2011 and Ph.D. program in 2014, has been appointed as an Assistant Professor at Institute of Materials, Tohoku University, Japan as of March 1st, 2016. After obtaining his Ph.D. (Academic Advisor: Prof. Hyoung Seop Kim), Dr. Joo has been working on his research and he has published a number of papers in the field of Materials Science and Engineering. Dr. Joo is currently carrying out his research on improving mechanical properties of bulk and porous metallic materials using finite element analysis.
▣ MSE alumnus Prof. Byung Mook Weon of Sungkyunkwan University School of Advanced Materials Science and Engineering, Young Engineering Educator Award

 Prof. Byung Mook Weon, a POSTECH MSE alumnus (PhD in ‘08), was selected as the recipient of the Young Engineering Educator Award at the 2016 Engineering Education Conference held by the Korean Society for Engineering Education at COEX, in Seoul.  
 The award is given to engineering educators who actively engage in engineering education by developing and implementing innovative education programs and teaching methods, and contribute to the innovation and advancement of engineering education. The award presentation ceremony was held at the regular general meeting of the Korean Society for Engineering Education on the 7th.