About CISS

About CISS

  • TitleGlobal Frontier Project
  • DepartmentMinistry of Science, ICT & Future Planning(MSIP)
  • DirectorProf. Chong-Min Kyung
  • Research Periods2011.09.29 ~ 2020.8.31
  • Participating
    Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul National University, Korea University, Sungkyunkwan University, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology,  YonSei University, Dankook University, Ewha Womans University, Korea Electronics Technology Institute, Ulsan National Institute of Sience and Technology, Kyungpook National University, Pusan National University, Kookmin University, Handong University, Chungbuk National University, Daegu University, Yeungnam University, Virginia University of Technology, Seoul National University of Science & Technology   (total 19 organizations)
  • Number of
    about 510 people/year
  • Research Funds$118.51million($13.17million/year) / * $1=1052.20won

Final Goals

  • Development of innovative devices, circuits, element technology and system technology to overcome the stagnation in the growth of IT
  • Development of common platforms with various devices and sensors
  • Creation of epoch-making ‘Multi-dimensional Smart IT Convergence Systems’ with more than 1,000 times improved Figure of Merits in terms of information processing speed, energy, and physical volume based on the optimization of platform performances through the convergence of hardware and software technologies

Creating the platform of smart convergence system encompassing innovative devices, circuits, sensors and element technology

Phase Goals


Acquirement of core

  • Creating structures of various nano materials and devices for three-dimensional use
  • Proposing and designing structures of smart IT convergence system platform
  • Proposing and proving original technology of diagnosis, imaging, nerve, environmental sensors

Epochal improvement
of ‘Flgure of Merit’

  • Improving Figure of Merit 1,000 times for nano materials and devices
  • Creating multi-dimensional IT convergence platform system, and improving the system 1,000 times
  • Improving Figure of Merit 1,000 times for diagnostic, imaging, neural, environmental sensors

Realization of application

  • Applying and optimizing platform system of nano materials, devices, and sensors
  • Integrating smart IT platform of diagnostic, imaging, neural, environmental sensors
  • Building prototype of smart IT convergence system, and conducting field test

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