Since its establishment in 1971, KAIST has dedicated itself to educating highly qualified students in science and engineering as well as spearheading scientific and technological development for the betterment of the nation and the world. As a result of strenuous efforts, KAIST has become the top research-oriented science and engineering university in Korea.
In 2017, QS World University Rankings placed our department 13th in the subject of Materials Science. This report proves that the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at KAIST is performing world-class research and development.
In preparation for the rapidly changing global technological environment, we established "Vision 2031".
We believe that Vision 2031 will provide a ground work for the next leap forward of our department as a leader in the advancement of science and technology in Korea and in the world during the 21st century.
Thank you for your interest in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at KAIST.