MCL Director, Professor C.-C. Jay Kuo, visited Korea in the last week of May and had two MCL alumni reunion events in Suwon and Seoul.
Professor Kuo had the dinner with six MCL alumni in Suwon on May 26 (Thursday). They were Dr. Junghun Park (left in the first row), Dr. Jae-Joon Lee (right in the first row), Dr. Dong-Woo Kang, Dr. Namgook Cho, Dr. Young Ju Jeong and Dr. Youngmin Kwak (from the left to the right in the second row). They all work for Samsung except for Dr. Jae-Joon Lee, who is a research professor at the Ajou University after working at Samsung.
Professor Kuo had the dinner with another eleven MCL alumni in Seoul on May 27 (Friday). They were (from left to the right): Professor Chang-Su Kim (Korea University), Dr. Hyunsuk Ko (ETRI), Professor Byung Tae Oh (Korean Airspace University), Dr. Yongjin Cho (founder of a start-up), Professor Kyoung Mu Lee (Seoul National University), Professor Kuo, Professor JongWon Kim (Guangzhou Institute of Science and Technology), Professor Hwangjun Song (Pohang Institute of Technology), Dr. Jin-Gyoung Kim (VP of LG), Professor Jae-Young Sim (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology) and Professor Je-Won Kang (Ewha University).
Professor Kuo shared with MCL alumni in Korea about recent developments at USC such as the USC Village Project, and invited them to visit the USC campus again if they would have an opportunity to come to USA in the near future. Professor Kuo also said that the experience of seeing students grow into maturity in research, become successful in their career and build a good family is the most rewarding part of his teaching career at USC.