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1966
  • The Graduate School of Engineering established.
  • The Department of Electrical Engineering established.
1968
  • The Department of Electronic Engineering established.
  • The Master’s and Doctoral Degree Programs were offered by The Graduate School.
1991
  • Research Institute for Information and Communication Technology established as the first university-funded institute in Korea in 1991.
1992
  • The Department of Microwave Engineering established.
1995
  • Research Institute for Semi-conductors established in 1995.
1996
  • Department of Electrical, Electronic and Microwave Engineering merged into the Department of Electrical Engineering.
1997
  • Joint Graduate Program coordinated by both Korea University and
    Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. , established in 1997.
1999 ~
2000
  • Excellent graduate school in the area of information technology ranked by the Ministry of Information and Communication in 1999-2000.
2000
  • BK21 Information Technology Research Fund awarded by the Ministry of
    Education in 2000.
2001
  • Next Generation Internet Research Center (NIR) established as a member of ITRC (Information Technology Research Center for Universities in Korea) by the Ministry of Information and Communication in 2001.
  • Best ECE Department awarded by Joong-Ang Daily newspaper in 2001
1992 ~
2003
  • Best ECE Department awarded by Korea Educational Evaluation Board in 1992-2003
2002
  • 783(78) freshmen entered the Department of Engineering.
  • 116 students graduated from the Department of Electrical Engineering.
2002 ~
2003
  • Excellent undergraduate school in the area of information technology ranked by the Ministry of Information and Communication in 2000-2003.
2004
  • LG-Korea University R&D Center founded in 2004
2006
  • Post-BK21 Information Technology Research Fund awarded by the Ministry of Education in 2006.
  • Hynix-Korea University R&D Center founded in 2006.
  • Battelle-Korea University R&D Center founded in 2006.
  • Advanced Power System Research Center (APSRC) established as a member of EIRC (Energy and Industry Research Center) program by the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy in 2002, and re-established in 2006.
  • The School of Electrical Engineering at KU has been selected for BK21.