1. Unmanned Safety Robot Research Center

  • Professor: Kim, Soo Hyun
  • Sponsor: Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy
  • Founded in: 2014
  • Objectives
    • 2/4 Legged Robots for field action in catastropic situation
    • Integrated operation system and related elements in robot development

2. Poongsan-KAIST Future Technology Research Center

  • Professor: Bae, Choongsik
  • Sponsor: Poongsan Defence R&D Institude
  • Founded in: 2014
  • Objectives
    • New technology for national security in wartime and calamity
    • Ramjet propulsion, MEMS fuse and battery, Artificial Intelligence, Smart Ammunition

3. Center for Flexible and Thin Thermal Superconductors

  • Professor: Kim, Sung Jin
  • Sponsor: Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning
  • Founded in: 2012
  • Objectives
    • Ductile thin-film superconductors that has high thermal performance

4. Date Center for High Speed Mechanical Peoperties

  • Professor: Huh, Hoon
  • Sponsor: Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science
  • Founded in: 2010
  • Objectives
    • Develop of the national standard reference data for high speed material properties
    • Measurement and evaluation procedures for accurate and reliable high speed material properties for steels, metalljc and polymeric materials.

5. Center for Opto-Fluid-Flexible Body Interaction

  • Professor: Sung, Hyung Jin
  • Sponsor: Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning
  • Founded in: 2009
  • Objectives
    • Opto-Fluid Interaction, Opto-Flexible Body Interaction and Fluid-Flexible Body Interaction
    • Opto/micro fluidics, particle/cell separation, turbulence, flow control, flow-flexible body interaction and printed electronics

6. Research Center of Break-through Technology Program for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell

  • Professor: Bae, Joongmyun
  • Sponsor: Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning
  • Founded in: 2009
  • Objectives
    • Fundamental study of SOFC for devleopment of eco-energy technology
    • Basic and applied research works for the hydrogen production and fuel cell development

7. Ultrafast Optics for Ultraprecision Technology Research Group

  • Professor: Kim, Seung-Woo
  • Founded in: 2009
  • Objectives
    • Precision engineering and Metrology
    • CMM, 3D Scanners, and ACCURA (PSI, WSI and vision integrated measurement system)

8. Center for Future Medical Robotics

  • Professor: Kwon, Dong Soo
  • Founded in: 2008
  • Sponsor: National Research Foundation of Korea
  • Objectives
    • Flexible endoscopic robot system for Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES)

9. Unmanned Technology Research Center

  • Professor: Kim, Soo Hyun
  • Founded in: 2007
  • Sponsor: Ministry of National Defense
  • Objectives
    • Unmanned military systems for national defense

10. Humanoid Robot Research Center

  • Professor: Oh, Jun Ho
  • Founded in: 2005
  • Objectives
    • Enhance human welfare by providing and advancing robotics technologies that are essential in robot development and human-robot interaction

11. Human-Robot Interaction Research Center

  • Professor: Kwon,Dong Soo
  • Founded in: 2004
  • Sponsor: Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy
  • Objectives
    • Core technology of human-robot interaction for coexistence of service robots and humans in daily life

12. Center for Noise and Vibration Control (NOVIC)

  • Professor: Ih, Jeong-Guon
  • Founded in: 1993
  • Objectives
    • Promote cooperation with the industry to enhance the education
    • Basic and applied research works in the areas of noise and vibration control