2017-02-08 / Admin / 1307
UNIST Students Receive 2017 Samsung HumanTech Paper Awards

UNIST Students Receive 2017 Samsung HumanTech Paper Awards

UNIST graduates win prizes at the 23rd Samsung HumanTech Paper Awards.

Eleven UNIST students have been recognized for their excellence in academic and research work at the 23rd Annual International Samsung Human-Tech Paper Awards, held on February 7, 2017.

Established in 1994, this competition recognizes an elite cadre of creative young researchers who through competition have demonstrated excellence in research. Approximately 1,500 papers are submitted each year, yet only a small percentage of papers are selected for the prestigious prize.

Among the many eminent individuals, the following students won prestige for their latest research in their respective fields, listed below.


The recipients of the 2017 Samsung HumanTech Paper Awards.

Among the eleven award recipients, Narendra Chaudhary stands out, as he is one of the only two international students in South Korea to receive the award, this year.

The award ceremony for the 2017 Samsung HumanTech Paper Awards took place in the fifth floor meeting room of Samsung Electronics, Seocho Discrict, Seoul on February 7, 2017. In this year, out of 1,500 excellent papers considered from high schools and universities, only 116 papers (79 from universities and 27 from highschools) were selected to receive the awards.