• Fosters twenty-first century academic leaders in management and economic research who will lead the knowledge industry in society
• Fosters highly capable professionals familiar with digital economics and capable of problem-solving in the digital era
• Fosters leaders with outstanding understanding of the management and economics industry to lead the way in the global scene
Beom-Ha Jee (Ph.D., Risk Management, University of Pennsylvania, U.S.A)
Dae-Yeon Joh (Ph.D, M.I.S., University of Pittsburgh, U.S.A.)
Students develop a standard of professional knowledge in mechatronics. Students are provided specialized education in theoretical foundations followed by lab courses for practical application to a variety of mechatronics systems including thermal fluid and energy systems, bio-systems, precision instruments, embedded systems and unmanned robotic systems. The school fosters outstanding mechatronic engineers by supporting student involvement in various projects to develop applied mechatronics skills and the understanding required by industry.
Young-In Kim (Ph.D., Cryogenic Engineering, Clean Engineering, UCLA, U.S.A.)
Jae-Young Lee (Ph.D., Micro Thermo-hydrodynamics, Nuclear Safety, Energy Engineering, KAIST, Korea)
Chong-Sun Lee (Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, University of Iowa, U.S.A.)
Gun-Woong Bae (Ph.D., Robotics, Control Engineering, Texas A and M University, U.S.A.)
Yang-Gyu Jei (Ph.D., Internet-Based System Control, Rotor Dynamics and Vibration, KAIST, Korea)
Won-Sang Ra (Ph.D., Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Yonsei University, Korea)
Jaehyo Kim (Ph.D., Computational Intelligence, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
The Department of Information and Communication Engineering (DICE) fosters professionals who will lead change in the twenty-first century information age.
Future leaders will be asked to acquire a comprehensive perspective of the rapidly changing field of information communication engineering, communication management and communication economics with cooperation-oriented, field-centered training and research to solve problems via innovative means. By fostering future leaders of such caliber, DICE seeks to achieve the vision of serving the nation and changing the world.
Since the 2020 Fall, DICE has participated in The Brain Korea 21 Project which is the major government subsidy program for the graduate studies: "Advanced AI Talent Education and Research Group for Industrial Innovation." (http://bk21ai.handong.edu) Foreign students can be BK21 students and have various support for research activities.
• Integrated bachelor and and Master program (for HGU students): 1.5 years
• Master Program: 2 years
• Integrated Master and PhD program: 5 years
• PhD program: 4 years
Hojoon Kim (Ph.D., Computer Science, KAIST)
Kang Yi (Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering, Seoul National University)
Youngsik Kim (Ph.D., Electrical & Electronic Engineering, POSTECH)
Youngchun Park* (Ph.D., Material & Electronics Engineering, Stanford University)
In-Jung Kim* (Ph.D., Computer Science, KAIST)
Sung-soo Hwang* (Ph.D., Electronics Engineering, KAIST)
Shin Hong* (Ph.D., Computer Science, KAIST)
Heeyoul Choi* (Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University)
Minkyu Ahn* (Ph.D. Computer Engineering, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology)
Jaechang Nam* (Ph.D. Computer Science and Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Sciences and Technology)
Wonhyong Lee (Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, KAIST)
Charmgil Hong* (Ph.D., Computer Sciences, University of Pittsburgh)
Yunmin Go* (Ph.D., IT Convergence Engineering, POSTECH)
Hyebong Choi (Ph.D., Computer Science, KAIST)
Daseong Han (Ph.D., Computer Science, KAIST)
Wonsup Lee (Ph.D., Industrial and Management Engineering, POSTECH)
Taejun Yu* (Ph.D., Physics, KAIST)
Bongju Lee* (Ph.D., Plasma physics, University of Wisconsin - Madison, U.S.A.)
(* BK21 AI education and research group)
The Department of Spatial Design and Engineering offers curricula in Architecture, Civil Engineering, and Urban Engineering. Graduate students are provided courses in both theory and practice on various subjects including global issues, environmental pollution, global warming, domestic problems, urban problems, as well as housing and community issues. This school utilizes the paradigm of sustainable development combined with the latest advanced technology of applied GIS, CAD and numerical modeling to research and make applications into environmentally friendly spatial development and resource-economizing environmental management. Coursework lectures are taught in English with the school objective set on fostering graduate-level professionals in theory and practice with a forte in understanding global issues as well as addressing local issues.
Kyung-Mo Ahn (Ph.D., Coastal and Harbor Engineering, University of Florida, U.S.A.)
Cha-mun Koo (Ph.D., Urban Planning and Development, University of Southern California, U.S.A.)
Sang-Mo Jeong (Ph.D., Structural Engineering, University of Michigan, U.S.A.)
Cheo-Yung Lee (Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, MIT, U.S.A.)
Dae-Jun Lee (Ph.D., Architectural Engineering, Tokyo University, Japan)
Albert Doo-Soon Kim (M.Architecture, Architecture, Carnegie-Mellon University U.S.A.)
Ju-Il Kim (Ph.D., Urban and Regional Planning, Seoul National University Univ., Korea)
Fosters professionals capable of innovatively utilizing knowledge of the latest bio-science and technology to address issues of disease, public health, and the environment. Furthermore, the Department of Life Science develops research capacity in biosafety in the food industry, biomedical research for the treatment of diseases, and bioactive medicinal and food development. The Department of Life Science seeks to enhance national competitiveness in the field of basic medicine, health, and the environment to restore the creation order to love our neighbors through bio-science.
Jong-Bae Kim (Ph.D., Biochemistry, King’s College Medical School, London University, UK.)
Heuyn-Kil Shin (Ph.D., Food Engineering, Hohenheim University, Germany)
Myoung-Sool Do (Ph.D., Cancer Biology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel)
• Fosters designers capable of approaching designing from a holistic, cultural context to propose a new and well-rounded world culture.
• Fosters professionals in the individual sectors of the latest technology including Graphic Design, Vehicle Design, Interactive Systems founded upon basic cultural competencies.
• Establishes academic – industry connections and academic discipline, to answer the needs of the rapidly-changing media industry
• Proposes integrated and multi-faceted roles for the designer through comprehensive understanding of the on-off line media and digital media in this multi-disciplinary age.
• Fosters designers capable of comprehensive problem-solving through a trifecta of innovation, integrated thought process, and global thinking.
Jin-Gu Lee (P.M.A., Graphic Design, Hongik University, Korea)
Eun-Jong Lee (M.S., Product Design, KAIST, Korea)
Seung-Hae Kim (M.A., Communication Arts, New York Institute of Technology, U.S.A.)
InWook Choi (M.F.A., Computer Graphics, Rochester Institute of Technology, U.S.A.)
Jae Sun Yi (M.S., Communication Design, Pratt Institute, U.S.A.)
• Fosters students who have the fundamental knowledge of the latest green energy and environmental issues with the ability to apply that knowledge in the industry.
• Fosters leaders of a global caliber through active training and research exchanges at international education functions.
• Provides new green-growth initiatives through industrial cooperation with Korean businesses.
Stage 1 in 3 years or less, establish the School as an outstanding and desirable training resource within the green energy industry, establishing the necessary science and technological foundations
Stage 2 in 5 years or less, Handong Global University will become Korea’s leader in high-tech energy and environmental studies, including: green energy, alternative energy, green materials and the systems necessary for laser-fusion.
Stage 3 Develop into a world leading university and research center possessing the technology and capacity to train leaders who play key roles in overcoming crises in energy and the environment
• Capable professionals in advanced green energy and environment technology
• Professionals following the steward-model with honest character and global capacity
Kyung-Hee Hong (Ph.D., Physics, KAIST, Korea)
Bongju Lee (Ph.D., Plasma Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Jai-Hyung Lee (Ph.D., Physics, University of California)
Jongmin Lee (Ph.D., Physics, Korea University)
Wilhelm H. Holzapfel (Ph.D., Lactobacillus, Technical University of Munich, Germany)
Jae-Young Lee (Ph.D., Micro Thermo-hydrodynamics, Nuclear Safety, Energy Engineering, KAIST)
Young-Chun Park (Ph.D., Material and Electronic, Stanford University)
Kwan-Hee Lee (Ph.D., Medicinal Chemistry, University of California at Irvine, U.S.A.)
Seong-Kyu Song (Ph.D., AIDS Molecular Virology (HIV), University of Texas, Medical School)
Jin-Hwan Kwak (Ph.D., Microbial Genetics, Seoul National University)
Won-Sang Ra (Ph.D., Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Yonsei University)
• Handong Global University’s Department of Psychology is part of the General Graduate School. Psychology forms a basic knowledge of Social Science, but also basic knowledge in a broader academic field. Moreover, Psychology sets the target of research on the heart and behavior of mankind, so the topic is very diverse and broad, consisting of various major fields . Introductory Psychology discusses the general process of psychology, which consists of cognitive psychology, perceptual psychology, learning psychology, language psychology, biopsychology, neuropsychology, developmental psychology, emotional psychology, personality psychology, social psychology, and metering psychology. Advanced Psychology, applies the knowledge of basic psychology in real-world scenarios to understand and utilize the study, consisting of Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Addiction Psychology, Organizational Psychology, Industrial Psychology, Consumer Psychology, Advertising Psychology, Health Psychology, School Psychology, Criminal Psychology, and Legal Psychology.
• Currently, at the Handong Global University’s Graduate School of Psychology, one can major in basic fields of psychology such as learning psychology, developmental psychology, emotional psychology, personality psychology, and applied psychology such as clinical psychology, addiction psychology, counseling psychology, industrial and organizational psychology, and social psychology, with high-quality education provided through the professors specializing in each field of study.
• The Handong Global University’s Graduate School of Psychology sets the Objective of Education as per below:
- Raising Specialists serving with a spiritually sensitive mindset
- Raising Competent Specialists that can contribute to academic and human society.
• Based on these objectives, the Prospective Quality of Talents expected from the Handong Global University’s Graduate School of Psychology are listedbelow:
- Becoming serving experts with a spiritual capability based on the Character, Wisdom, and Power of God.
- Becoming experts that can contribute to the implementation of a better society and improvement in the quality of life based on the right understanding of mankind, in addition to knowledge and technology that can be applied to various fields.
- Becoming talents with various research capabilities that become the foundation of academic literacy and field experiences that can be used for real-life contact.
1 - Psychopathology / Advanced Social Psychology / Advanced Psychological Statistics
2 - Advanced Counseling and Psychotherapy Theory / Advanced Industrial Psychology / Advanced Research Methodology
3 - Psychological Seminar / Advanced Organizational Psychology / Advanced Psychological Assessment
4 – Thesis
• Common Choice - Advanced personality psychology, advanced addiction psychology, advanced rehabilitation psychology, advanced social psychology, advanced industrial psychology, advanced organizational psychology, cognitive behavioral therapy, collective therapy, family therapy, project testing, Christian counseling, career counseling, psychological seminar, counseling practice, and guidance
Hye-Ri Hwang (Ph.D., Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin)
Sung-man Shin (D.Sc. Addiction & Rehabilitation, Boston University)
Myung-hee Jeon (Ph.D., Clinical Social Welfare (Family Treatment) / Psychological Coaching Theory, Yonsei University)
Yo-han Ka (Ph.D., Christian Counseling, Vanderbilt University)
Hye-Jung Kim (Ph.D., Theoretical Psychology, Biola University)
Hye-Joo Lee (Ph.D., Industrial and Orgarnizational Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology)
Young-an Ra (Ph.D., Counselor Education, Pennsylvania State University)
Sung-bong Choi (Ph.D., Marriage and Family Treatment, Florida State University)