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Electrical Energy
The group of Electrical Energy Systems is one of the most active university groups in the country regarding electrical energy research. Primary research thrusts include modeling, simulation, analysis, control & monitoring of power systems, power electronics systems, electric machines, and electricity markets. Professors and students in the Electrical Energy Systems group are actively participating in Advanced Power System Research Center (APSRC) for advanced research and education innovation in electric energy systems.
In the field of Electrical Energy, there are 6 full-time professors, 22 Ph.D. students and 38 MS students.
Communications & Networks
The group of Communications and Networks in the School of Electrical Engineering at Korea University is exploring the leading-edge technologies in Broadband Communication, Information Systems, and RF / Microwaves. Major projects in this sector include advanced next-generation internet system, IP mobility solution for wireless networks, newly-invented unified system theory named Weak Linear System Theory, cooperative multi-hop techniques for advanced relay system infrastructure with space-aware multiple access, millimeter-wave circuit and antenna design, network system architecture related to USN (Ubiquitous Sensor Networks) and RFID, advanced techniques on orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM), and wireless channel modeling.
In the field of Communication and Networks, there are 9 full-time professors, 51 Ph.D. students, 40 MS students and 4 Post-doctor fellow.
Signal processing and Multimedia
Recently, at the dawn of the new era, technology related to signal processing and multimedia is continuously evolving around us and influencing every aspect of our lives. In order to achieve a worldwide competence technological leadership role, we have been actively searching and studying a wide range of upcoming techniques related to these fields. Specifically, we have successfully completed several projects with the support of local & worldwide global industry and government, and contributed to technological innovations and leading consumer services in today’s multimedia revolution. With the help of outstanding testing facilities and laboratories, we are currently pursuing significant advances in the fields of multimedia communication, multimedia information analysis, multimedia codecs, video search, acoustic signal processing, speech processing and understanding, robot vision and tracking, wide dynamic range image processing, multimodal technologies and computer graphics
In the field of Signal Processing and Multimedia, there are 5 full-time professors, 37 Ph.D. students, 20 MS students and 1 Post-doctor fellow.
Computer Engineering
The group of computer and information network encompasses a broad spectrum of research projects that deal with all aspects of reliable, testable, high-performance computer and network systems. Major issues and projects include computer network, ubiquitous and sensor network, distributed parallel computing and architecture, semantic grid computing, compiler optimization, SoC design, multimedia indexing and processing, database and web application, wired/wireless networking and performance evaluation.
In the field Computer Engineering, there are 8 full-time professors, 33 Ph.D. students, 34 MS students and 2 Post-doctor fellow.
Semiconductor and nano systems
The group of Microelectronics and Nanotechnology focuses on studying micro and nano system design, optoelectronic devices, nanoscale devices, MEMS and NEMS fabrication, and micro and nanostructured materials. Major projects include RF components, LEDs and Laser Diodes, Quantum devices, MEMS and NEMS, semiconductor process and materials, and Nanoscale devices and materials.
In the field of Semiconductor and Nano Systems, there are 10 full-time professors, 59 Ph.D. students, 51 MS students and 4 Post-doctor fellow.
Control, robotics, systems
Faculty and students investigate a broad spectrum of topics covering control, automation, and intelligent systems. Theoretical issues and topics under investigation include

- optimal control, predictive control, adaptive control
- non-linear system, neural network, fuzzy system, and robustness.

Insights from these studies are harnessed in the design of modern technological systems, with applications to various fields including

- automatic building management
- intelligent robots, artificial intelligence,
- high speed network and so on.

In the field of Control, Robotics & Systems, there are 5 full-time professors, 21 Ph.D. students and 14 MS students.
Integrated circuit
The group of integrated circuits (IC) focuses on studying RF, analog, and digital integrated circuits and systems. The target applications and ongoing research projects include high-speed wire-line transceivers (SERDES, Display Port, UHDTV), data converters, clock generators (PLL, DLL, SSCG), power management circuits, sensor interface ICs, terahertz circuits and systems, millimeter-wave circuits, communication baseband processors, image/video processing modules, robot vision processors, embedded/off-ship memory, ultra-low powered sub-threshold circuits. The designed circuits and systems are widely used in HD display interfaces, digital TVs, microprocessors and mobile application/baseband processors (AP, BP), energy harvesting systems, bio-medical chips, sensor networks, ultra high-speed communication systems, high-resolution imagers, automotive semiconductor systems.
In the field Integrated Circuits, there are 5 full-time professors, 45 Ph.D. students and 24 MS students.