Pohang University of Science and Technology or POSTECH is a private college spotted in Pohang, South Korea devoted to research and instruction in science and innovation. In 2012 and 2013, the Times Higher Education positioned POSTECH first in its “100 Under 50 Young Universities” rankings. POSTECH was made in 1986 in Pohang, Korea by POSCO, one of the world’s driving steel organizations, with the end goal of giving propelled instruction to growing specialists and laying the foundation for future innovative development.
The originator of POSCO and the establishing executive of POSTECH, Park Tae-joon understood the requirement for Korea to instruct their childhood in science and innovation to guarantee Korea’s position in the high innovation stadium.
To encourage translational examination and dynamic the educated community industry coordinated effort, POSTECH facilitated POSCO’s Research Institute of Science and Technology (RIST) on grounds. In 1994, POSTECH set up the Pohang Accelerator Laboratory (PAL), a third era synchrotron light source and now a national office. As of now, the fourth speculation X-beam free electron laser (XFEL) light source is under development (to be finished in 2015) at the expense of US$400 million, which will be the third one on the planet and will open up new outskirts and examination zones in life sciences, materials, science, and material science.
Divisions Global Relations Office VP’s Office Global Relations School of Science Global Affairs Arranging and International Relations Bad habit Chancellor’s Office
TOPUNIVERSITIES Rankings Rank 86 in World University Rankings 2014/15 Rank 51 in University Subject Rankings 2014/15 Rank 4 in QS University Rankings: Top 50 Under 50 2014/15 Rank 9 in Asian University Rankings 2014/15