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Khalifa University Hosts 4th KAIST-KU Research Symposium

Symposium explored research connected with nuclear energy industry as well as other areas of interest to the UAE

Khalifa University announced today that it recently held the 4th KAIST-KU Research Symposium at its Abu Dhabi campus on December 8th-9th 2013. The Symposium is the result of Khalifa University’s and the Korea Advanced Institute for Science and Technology’s (KAIST) desire to foster research collaboration between the two institutions.The Symposium was opened by Dr. Tod Laursen Khalifa University President and Dean Soon Chang Professor of Nuclear Engineering in the Department of Nuclear and Quantum Engineering (NQe) at KAIST and Dean of the KAIST-Khalifa Institute (KKI). It was attended by over 40 faculty and graduate students from both Khalifa University and KAIST.

The symposium discussed areas of interest to the UAE such as novel drug targets and drug delivery systems for diabetes intelligent multi-sensor surveillance systems for care of the elderly and persistent surveillance of critical infrastructure using multiple unmanned aerial vehicles. Issues related to the nuclear energy industry were also addressed including research being done on safety issues health and safety monitoring and improving the quality of data collected.

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