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Looking for Prospective Foreign Graduate Students

We are looking for dedicated graduate students for Opto-electro-structural lab, Department of Aerospace Engineering, KAIST ( Our projects are multidisciplinary, related to the application of laser ultrasound technologies, development of pulsed laser, wireless sensing network (WSN), and optical fiber sensors technologies to the non-destructive test and evaluation (NDT&E) and structural health management (SHM) of important engineering structures, such as wind turbines, space launch vehicles, nuclear power plants, and aircrafts. However, the applicant’s background is never limited to these fields.

  All the projects are applications based with supports from the industries or government, and have great potential to be commercialized. If you are highly motivated, we want to invite you to join our research team.



Applicant Background and Requirements:

·      Mechatronics, Robotics, Electrical, Electronics, Signal/image processing, Embedded system (Microcontroller/FPGA), Laser systems, Wireless Sensing Network, Wireless sensing device, Stealth and radome analysis, Programming (C/C++, LabVIEW), Mechatronics, Aeronautics, Aerospace, Aerospace  material, Mechanical engineering and/or Materials background.

·      Minimum English requirement: PBT 560, CBT 220, iBT 83, IELTS 6.5, TEPS 599, TOEIC 720 or higher.

·      Minimum CGPA during undergraduate: 3.0 / 4.0.

·      Graduate from top ranked domestic (Top 3) and international (Top 500) school.


Financial Supports and Benefits:

·    Graduate student: Full support of tuition fee + starting monthly stipend KRW 800,000 for master course; KRW 1,000,000 for PhD course (after tax deduction).

·    Increment depending on research achievement.

·    Office utensils supported, including PC, furniture, stationary, etc.


Application or Enquiry:

·      The selected applicant will be engaged in Department of Aerospace Engineering as a graduate student.

·      Required documents:

Detail resume with a recent photo, copies of academic certificates and English test result, one A4 page statement-of-purpose (your personality, motivation to join this field of study, reasons of application and personal goals, future plan after your graduation, etc).

·      Send application or enquiry to

·      Application due date: 25 March 2018 for graduate student (Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within two weeks after deadline).








J. R. LEE, Ph.D

Associate Professor

Department of Aerospace Engineering (

KAIST, South Korea.

Subject Date
Looking for Prospective Foreign Graduate Students File 2018.06.26
광전구조연구실 2017년 9월 입학 박사과정 모집 2016.10.07
Achieved the most cited researcher from the department file 2017.03.02
The most read author from the department file 2017.04.19
Prof. Presentation for DLR visitors in May 17 2017 file 2017.05.22
OESL on 2016 KAIST Annual R&D Report file 2017.05.24
Plenary speech at KSNT Intl Workshop 2017 file 2017.05.25
Professor’s presentation at HKUST-KAIST-RMIT Joint Workshop - May 22-23, 2017 file 2017.05.31
Plenary speech at Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, Korea 2017 file 2017.06.29
Invited talk for Boeing Leaders for the 2nd Centry (L4SC) file 2017.07.04
복합재료학회 단기강좌 개최 file 2017.07.04
Looking for Prospective Foreign Graduate Students and Postdocs file 2017.07.10
Visitor from Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG) Australia file 2017.07.12
Professor's invited lecture in PHMAP2017 in Jeju file 2017.07.14
이정률 교수, 한국비파괴검사학회 제 12대 간선 평의원 당선 file 2017.07.18
박재윤 석사과정, 2017 한국복합재료학회 춘계학술대회 우수발표논문상 수상 file 2017.07.25
ADEX 산업부 항공우주부품기술개발사업관 전시 참가 file 2017.10.24
이정률 교수, 한국항공우주학회 활동상 수상 file 2017.10.24
최윤실 박사과정, 2017 한국복합재료학회 추계학술대회 우수발표논문상 수상 file 2017.12.22
현종민 석사과정, 2017 한국복합재료학회 추계학술대회 우수발표논문상 수상 file 2017.12.22
이정률 교수, ACM Editor-in-Chief 선임 file 2018.01.02
이정률 교수, KAIST 지정 석좌교수 임용 file 2018.03.01
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