Technical Tour2019-05-07T09:15:34+00:00

Technical Tour Information

A free half-day technical tour program will be provided to those who register for the IFAC CAMS-WROCO conference. This tour will enable conference participants to experience and learn about latest research activities and world-class facilities in KAIST and some of the nearby private and governmental institutions located in the Daedeok Innopolis.

The tour starts with a walking tour of some laboratories on campus at KAIST. Then, the bus will leave for facility tours of Korea Research Institute of Ships and Ocean Engineering and the Ship Research Center of Samsung Heavy Industries, both of which are within 15-min driving distance from KAIST. The bus will come back to KAIST at the end of the tour.

Date : September 20th (Friday)

Time : 13:00 ~ 17:00

* The tour starts in the lobby on the first floor of the KI building at 13:00.

1. Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

KAIST is a national research university located in Daedeok Innopolis, Daejeon, South Korea. KAIST was established in 1971 as the nation’s first research-oriented science and engineering institution. KAIST has a number of research laboratories in various fields, and Robotics is one of the KAIST’s most emphasizing research fields. During the technical tour, several Robotics laboratories of KAIST will be introduced.

2. Korea Research Institute of Ships and Ocean Engineering (KRISO)

KRISO, established in 1973, has been conducting a wide range of research and development in the field of marine engineering, including future shipping technology, marine and underwater robotics, ocean engineering technology, maritime safety and disaster response and marine traffic system technology.

3. Daeduk Research Center of Samsung Heavy Industries

Samsung Heavy Industries has three research centers nationwide, and the Daeduk Research Center is one of them having major research facilities. These facilities include one of the world’s largest commercial towing tank with 400 meters in length and the world’s largest commercial cavitation tunnel that can accommodate the maximum of 10m-length entire model ship.