Kim Moo-Hwan, president of Pohang University of Science and Technology, says students must learn from their failures in order to achieve success. [SONG BONG-GEUN]Kim Moo-hwan, president of Pohang University of Science and Technology (Postech), says Korean society places too much emphasis on results over processes. Postech, the first research-oriented university to be established in Korea in 1986, has about 3,400 students. Of these, 1,300 are undergraduates while 20,000 are graduate students. The university strives to become a world-class institution by emphasizing well-roundedness as well as specialized education to produce intellectuals with integrity and creativity who are not afraid of failure.According to Kim, the most important factor in educating students is to help them improve their resilience so that they can pick themselves up after failing.Below are the edited excerpts of the interview. Q. Postech is known for its fourth-generation synchrotron radiation facility and Open Innovation Big Data Center at its campus in Pohang, North Gyeongsang. Can you tell us more about these? A. Korea became the third country in the world to have a fourth-generation synchrotron radiation facility, following the United States and Japan. A fourth-generation synchrotron radiation accelerator creates a high-energy light source, 100 million times brighter and 1,000… Read full this story
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