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Graduate Institute of Ferrous Technology

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Type  Private
Campus  Urban
Founded  1993
Postgraduates  428
Established  1993
Website  gift.postech.ac.kr
Academic staff  36
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Dean  Nack Joon Kim (incumbent)
Location  Pohang, North Gyeongsang, South Korea
Motto  The World's Best in Ferrous Technology!

The Graduate Institute of Ferrous Technology (GIFT POSTECH) is an institute for graduate-level education and research in the field of iron and steel technology at Pohang University of Science and Technology, South Korea. It has nine specialized laboratories covering all sides of metallurgy.

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History

POSCO, one of the world's biggest steel production companies, in 1986, initiated a founding of a science and technology university in the city of Pohang, about 200 miles southeast of Seoul, the capital city of Korea. Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) has now become one of the top research universities in Asia. GIFT was founded to provide an academic environment for education and research on ferrous materials.

Structure

The Graduate Institute of Ferrous Technology has nine laboratories with key areas of expertise:

  • Alternative Technology Lab:
  • Continuous casting-related innovation
  • Texture control
  • Alternative alloying and processing
  • Control and Automation Lab:
  • Computer control system
  • Process automation
  • Control theory & Applications
  • Measurement
  • Clean Steel Lab:
  • Thermochemistry
  • Physico-chemical properties
  • Fluid dynamics
  • Solidification and casting
  • Environmental Metallurgy Lab:
  • Reduction of CO2 emission
  • Improvement of energy efficiency
  • Gas alloying technology
  • Computational Metallurgy Lab:
  • Classical modeling and experiments
  • Phase field modeling and experiments
  • First principle calculation, quantum mechanical modeling
  • Microstructure Control Lab:
  • Phase transformation / electron microscopy
  • Microscopic deformation behavior
  • Toughness enhancement via microstructure control
  • Innovative processing (e.g., twin-roll casting)
  • Materials Design Lab:
  • Automotive Steels, Galvanized/Galvannealed Products
  • Electrical Steels
  • Stainless steels
  • Steel grades related to power generation
  • Materials Mechanics Lab:
  • Net Shape Forming (sheet forming, other forming)
  • Performance in service (fracture, crashworthiness, fatigue)
  • Surface Engineering Lab:
  • Composite coatings
  • Corrosion mechanism & lifetime prediction
  • Corrosion resistant alloy design
  • Metallic coatings
  • References

    Graduate Institute of Ferrous Technology Wikipedia


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