An Interdisciplinary, Problem-Centered Research
GSCST calls for many talented individuals of diverse expertise – from arts and humanities to sciences and engineering, students share the same space for research in exploring cross-disciplinary subjects in music and audio, human-centered computing, biomedical imaging and computing, nano neuroscience, and many else.
Educating Holistic Thinking in Convergence
GSCST offers interdisciplinary courses such as Introduction to Convergence Science and Technology and Interdisciplinary Research Design, aimed to encourage student-oriented solutions for different societal and technological problems by taking a cross-disciplinary approach. Students are encouraged to collaborate with others across disciplines, as they understand complexities and multidimensional nature of the real-world problems.
Technopreneurship is a recently coined term for the current development from entrepreneurship as technological accessibilities are deemed more and more valuable. Technopreneurship finds creative factors integral in developing products, services and values, and challengers central in innovation and success. GSCST supports the Makers culture and related activities, as well as fostering future technological innovators.
The GSCST in Seoul National University promotes world-class research and education in convergence sciences and transdisciplinary studies
As the leading institution in convergence education and research, the GSCST respects the values of humanity and rule of law and pursues human-centered and eco-friendly science and technology with the ultimate goal of fostering world leaders for a creative and sustainable future.
As a leading prototype in convergence research, the GSCST endorses intersectional research of science and technology, humanities, social sciences, design, arts and culture, in order to overcome the limitations of current technological status quo. It aims to uncover the problems in society and come up with creative solutions, its ultimate goal being to enhance the human values. With these research goals, it has been pioneering the world’s forefronts of convergence research and technological advances.
The GSCST is young, dynamic and creative. It values creativity and diversity as the roots of convergence. Its mission in convergence education and research will continue to expand and redefine boundaries of innovative and strategic approaches to convergence science and technology.We welcome the next world leaders, technological innovators, and research pioneers!
Sang Eun Kim, M.D., Ph.D.
Graduate School of Convergence Science and Technology
Seoul National University
The First Dean
Dr.Yang Hee Choi
Present | Minister, Ministry of Science ICT and Future Planning
Major | Computer Science, Computer Networks
Dean | 03/01/2009 ~ 02/28/2011
B.S. in Electronics Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea, Feb. 1975.
M.S. in Electronics Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science, Korea, Feb. 1977.
Doctor of Engineering in Computer Science, ENST, Paris, France, June 1984.
Internet; Wireless Mobile Networks; Local/Home Area Networks
The Second Dean
Dr. Cheolsoo Ahn
Present | Member of the National Assembly
Major | Entrepreneurial Management
Dean | 06/01/2011 ~ 09/20/2012
M.D., Seoul National University College of Medicine
M.S. in Medical Science (Electrophysiology), Seoul National University Graduate School
Ph.D. in Medical Science (Electrophysiology), Seoul National University Graduate School
M.S.E. in Management of Technology, University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science
M.B.A. in Entrepreneurial Management, University of Pennsylvania The Wharton School
Entrepreneurial Management; Management of Technology; Physiology
The Third Dean
Dr. Nam Jun Kang
Present | Professor, Seoul National University
Major | Digital Communication
Dean | 10/08/2012 ~ 09/30/2014
B.A. Seoul National University College of Education
M.A. in Journalism, Seoul National University Graduate School
M.A. in Broadcast and Digital Journalism, Syracuse University Newhouse School of Public Communications
Ph.D. in Mass Communications, Syracuse University Newhouse School of Public Communications
Broadcasting Effects; Research Methodology; Quantitative Method; Digital Communication