Currently, information networks are evolving toward broadband convergence networks which combine wired and wireless environments and bring together services of communication, broadcasting, and Internet into one network. Seeing the future, IT technology will progress into knowledge based smart IT, moving toward convergence and ubiquitous service. The ICT major of ETRI school, will play a key role in this new paradigm. The major includes communication & media technology, information security engineering, network technology, advanced device technology, and computer software technology.
Information Security Engineering
Information Security Engineering is a major field of research on how to actively counter the side effects such as invasion of privacy and cyber-attack that are caused by the evolution into the hyper-connected society. The aim of our department is to research and develop intelligent information security technologies including cryptography, authentication technique, network security, IoT security, and convergence
We cultivate Network Technology major of talent aiming for the hyper-connected telecommunications in theory and in practice.The curriculum provides classes and field-studies on network theory, IoT, future Internet, communication protocol and service, immersive multimedia communication, optical communication, and the newest technologies to meet convergences evolving in networks.
Advanced Device Technology
The Advanced Device Technology major embraces its goal of educating global R＆D leaders in new materials and new electronic and functional devices. Related research fields are organic/inorganic photovoltaic technologies, transparent electronic devices, OLED lighting, organic electronic devices, new functional devices, high-frequency optical-wireless convergence components, photonic integrated circuits, optical components, thermoelectric technology, energy harvesting technology, nanoelectronic device technology, etc.
In Computer Software major, various software technologies needed to enter 4th industrial revolution and AI society are studied. The major includes embedded software, image processing, computer vision, machine learning, big data technology, spoken language processing, human robot interaction, contents, and IT convergence technologies. Students in this major can participate in various projects of Software Contents Research Laboratory and Hyper-connected Communication Research
Communication ＆ Media Technology
Telecommunication Media Engineering is an advanced communication technology that can be applied to Beyond 5G mobile communication, high speed narrow area wireless communication, IoT transmission, tactical defense communication, next generation broadcasting media, terrestrial and cable TV broadcasting system, UHDTV broadcasting technology, broadcasting communication convergence technology, satellite communication and realistic satellite broadcasting technology, satellite navigation, Public safety disaster relief communications, wireless transmission and RF technology, and antenna ＆ radio technology. In this course, students will acquire basic mathematical and engineering knowledge required for wireless mobile communication, digital broadcasting, satellite communication broadcasting and radio technology, as well as acquire professional knowledge through on-the-job training that directly participates in technology development projects.