School of Electrical Engineering

Homepage link

Established in 1974, the School of Electrical Engineering has cultivated talents to be competent and suited to the field of electrical engineering, which is a key industry in Korea. The department has designed a curriculum covering new advanced technologies in electrical engineering, IT technologies, and software convergence in response to the rapid development in smart grid, new regeneration energy, and electric car technologies. Specifically, our curriculum provides detailed knowledge in the fields of electrical materials & high voltage, power electronics, digital signal processing, semiconductor devices & integrated circuits, electric machinery, electric power systems/energy systems, plasma applications, signal and image processing, and digital and control engineering.

School of Electrical Engineering has carried out diverse programs of support for students (scholarships and connections with industry) by implementing an efficient education system through continuous performance monitoring and participation in national workforce cultivation projects, such as the Government-led Engineering College Support Project, BK21 Project, KEPCO Basic Manpower Cultivation Project, New University for Regional Innovation (NURI) Project, Electric Power IT Manpower Cultivation Project and Smart Grid Basic Manpower Cultivation Project.

The current state of employment after graduation

The School of Electrical Engineering graduates have played a pivotal role as leaders in key national industries, working in the fields of electric and electronic technology of national research centers, small and mid-sized companies, conglomerates, and public enterprises. Major companies and institutions closely related to the career path of the our graduates are:

  • industrial circles (Samsung, LG, LS, Hyundai, SK, GS, Hyosung Corporation, Posco, Iljin, and others),

  • public enterprises, and

  • Government agencies (Kepco, Electric Power Generation Industries, Korail, K-water, the Ministry of Knowledge Economy, KIPO, SMBA, KATS, and others)

  • Government-funded research institutes (KERI, KIER, ETRI, KIMM, KAERI, KRRI, and others)

In particular, the characteristic of employment for School of Electrical Engineering graduates can be described as “High-end jobs in the field of engineering and the highest employment rates for the largest companies.”

Faculty and Labs