Prof. Atakan Varol Visited Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST).

Department Chair of Robotics, Prof. Atakan Varol, visited Electrical Engineering Department of KAIST (Daejeon, Korea) to participate in the KAIST EE Workshop with International Partners. In his presentation, Dr. Varol talked about Nazarbayev University, research of the Robotics Department and also possible areas for collaboration between the two institutions.

Dr. Varol also toured important laboratories and research centers in the Daedeok Science Town including Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI), Satellite Technology Research Center (SaTReC), CAD4X Laboratory of Prof. Naehyuck Chang and Center for Integrated Smart Sensors of Prof. Chong-Min Kyung.

Founded in 1971, KAIST is a research-oriented science and engineering institution which rapidly gained a reputation for research excellence and serves as a role model for all young research universities. KAIST student body is over 11,000 students with 6,000 of them at the graduate level. In 2017, KAIST was named the sixth most innovative university in the world and the most innovative in the Asia-Pacific region. KAIST ranks 46th overall in the world according to the QS World University Rankings.