KAIST and Hynix Semiconductor Jointly Foster Manpower
- Joint running of industry-academy programs for excellent semiconductor manpower training
- Regular mutual manpower exchange for on-site education and research
KAIST Department of Raw Material Science and Engineering and Hynix Semiconductor concluded an agreement to manage a ‘joint industry-academy business group’, Wednesday, December 6.
The both bodies reached an agreement to jointly promote the first step of ‘the excellent semiconductor manpower training program’ for 4 years beginning 2007.
KAIST plans to foster creative and excellent semiconductor manpower possessing both of theories and technologies through research topics and lectures that reflect Hynix Semiconductor’s necessities, and will promote regular manpower exchanges with Hynix Semiconductor to enhance trainees’ on-site adaptabilities.
Hynix Semiconductor will actively participate in the researches and support the expenses for research and education and high-cost equipment. Furthermore, Hynix Semiconductors will dispatch its researchers to KAIST as adjunct professors to educate doctorate students, who join the researches, and assist on-site education.
KAIST and Hynix Semiconductor, the world’s second largest producer of dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chips, have agreed to promote bilateral cooperation in fostering highly skilled manpower for the semiconductor industry. A signing ceremony was held on Jan. 21 in Seoul. The agreement marked an expansion of the scope of cooperation between the two organizations into the system IC industry. Since 1995, KAIST and Hynix have cooperated in fostering human resource specialized in the memory semi2008-01-29