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Department of Smart Factory Convergence



The Department of Smart Factory Convergence is a graduate program established in 2016 collaborating with small and Medium Business Administration (SMBA). It is a dedicated education program for SMEs providing advanced professional courses at master level in the field of design and development of SW/HW solutions for Smart Factory.


The primary educational goal is to produce leading engineers who can apply theoretical knowledge to developing new technology based on their industrial experience in smart factory convergence. The students are taught and supervised by both outstanding faculty members from SKKU and adjunct professors from industries, so that they can establish a solid foundation in theory with through understanding of the latest technology.


Preparing for thesis and dissertation research, all students can fully utilize the excellent research environment and facilities of SKKU. The research works are strictly reviewed by joint graduation committees from SKKU and industries, looking at the graduate students who have shown excellent academic achievements and published their work in outstanding academic conferences or journals. After returning to contracted companies, the students extend their academic achievements to develop the leading technology of contracted companies.