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KAISTKorea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (South Korea; est. 1971)
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MsoNormalRanked amongst the top global research based universities, KAIST is building up a campus at Konza Technocity that is bound to attract top talent in science and engineering within the region and across Africa.
"This revolutionary device is the fruit of advanced electronics design and powerful micro and nanoscale engineering," said Jae-Woong Jeong, a professor of electrical engineering at KAIST. "We are interested in further developing this technology to make a brain implant for clinical applications."
KAIST built the large capacity memory and communication equipment with others, like Asia Pacific Satellite Inc., building star tracking sensors, computers and high speed data processors specifically designed for space.
The launch event at the Khalifa University Main Campus was attended by officials from both the institutions including Dr Sung-Chul Shin, president of KAIST; Dr Arif Sultan Al Hammadi, executive vice-president, Khalifa University; Dr Steve Griffiths, senior vice-president, research and development, Khalifa University; and Dr Man-Sung Yim, dean, KU-KAIST Institute.
Recent KAIST research highlights include the development of a highly durable platinum-based fuel cell catalyst that removes particulate matter from the air while it is in operation, an innovation that could lead to more efficient electric vehicles that reduce pollution when driven.
Over 50 of my colleagues, leading AI and robotics researchers from 30 countries around the world, declared a boycott of KAIST .
- Over 50 top artificial intelligence researchers on Wednesday announced a boycott of KAIST, South Korea's top university, after it opened what they called an AI weapons lab with one of South Korea's largest companies, Reuters reported.
However, in a statement quoted by Britain's Times Higher Education magazine website on Wednesday, KAIST president Sung-Chul Shin said he was "saddened" by the threatened boycott and denied the institution had any intention to work on lethal autonomous weapons systems.
The engineering research team at KAIST, led by Professor San Yup Lee of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and by Professor Kyung-Jin Kim of the Department of Biotechnology at the Kyungpook National University, conducted additional research and reported their findings in the journal Nature Communications on Jan.
"Since successful Chinese firms are expanding their presence in the fast-growing, budget smartphone markets, Samsung's global presence will further shrink unless it secures competitiveness against Chinese firms," KAIST College of Business professor Lee Byung-tae said. 
The company has a relationship with the KAIST Media Network Lab in Daejeon, where research on ultra low latency live video streaming resulted in the formation of HECAS in 2014.
SA and Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) collaborate in R&D of innovative technologies and solutions to address the world's energy challenges.