Ulsan, South Korea

Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, simply referred to as UNIST , is the first independent national university established as a national research university in Ulsan, South Korea. UNIST was founded in 2007 in response to growing demand for higher education in the Korean industrial capital of Ulsan, where world-renowned automotive , shipbuilding , petrochemical , and secondary cells industries are clustered. The vision of UNIST is to become a world-leading university to advance science and technology for the prosperity of humankind. With strong support from central and local governments, UNIST aims to rank in the top 10 of globally competitive universities emphasizing science and technology by the year 2030. The strategies for reaching this goal include creative, interdisciplinary and global education and research. Wikipedia.


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Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology | Date: 2017-01-18

The present invention relates to a composition for inducing direct transdifferentiation of a somatic cell into a vascular progenitor cell and a use thereof and, more specifically, to a composition for inducing direct transdifferentiation of a somatic cell into a vascular progenitor cell, a pharmaceutical composition for the prevention or treatment of ischemic vascular diseases, a cell therapeutic agent for the prevention or treatment of ischemic vascular diseases, a composition for screening a therapeutic drug for ischemic vascular diseases, a 3D printing biological material composition for the production of an artificial tissue for the treatment of ischemic vascular diseases, and a method for direct transdifferentiation of a somatic cell into a vascular progenitor cell. By producing a vascular progenitor cell by direct transdifferentiation of a somatic cell according to the present invention, it is possible to reduce the production period of the vascular progenitor cell and to avoid the formation of teratoma, which is a side effect of an induced pluripotent stem cell, thereby minimizing the side effects of a stem cell therapeutic agent.


The present invention relates to a composition for inducing direct transdifferentiation into oligodendrocyte progenitor cells (OPCs) from somatic cells, the composition containing at least one protein selected from the group consisting of direct transdifferentiation factors OCT4, SOX1, SOX2, SOX10, OLIG2, NKX2.2, and NKX6.2, a nucleic acid molecule coding the protein, or a vector including the nucleic acid molecule introduced thereinto; a pharmaceutical composition for preventing or treating spinal cord injuries or demyelination diseases; a cell therapy agent for preventing or treating spinal cord injuries or demyelination diseases; a cell therapy agent for treating spinal cord injuries or demyelination diseases; a composition for screening drugs for the treatment of spinal cord injuries or demyelination diseases; a 3D printing biomaterial composition for manufacturing artificial tissues for the treatment of spinal cord injuries or demyelination diseases; and a method for direct transdifferentiation into oligodendrocyte progenitor cells from somatic cells. According to the present invention, the oligodendrocyte progenitor cells are prepared from somatic cells through direct transdifferentiation, and thus can be favorably utilized for the treatment of spinal cord injuries and demyelination diseases.


Patent
Samsung, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology | Date: 2016-12-22

Provided are a nanostructure and an optical device including the nanostructure. The nanostructure is formed on a two-dimensional material layer such as graphene and includes nanopatterns having different shapes. The nanopatterns may include a first nanopattern and a second nanopattern and may be spherical; cube-shaped; or poly-pyramid-shaped, including a triangular pyramid shape; or polygonal pillar-shaped.


Patent
Electronics, Telecommunications Research Institute, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology | Date: 2016-11-18

An apparatus and method for controlling interference between small-cell base stations by using multi-antenna beamforming. The apparatus includes a channel state information (CSI) estimator, a non-optimal beamforming factor calculator, an optimal beamforming factor calculator, and an interference controller. The apparatus and method control interference between small-cell base stations by calculating an optimal beamforming factor assuming that information exchange between base stations is limited in a small-cell downlink system and each base station knows only a channel value sent by itself or a channel value received by itself.


Patent
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology | Date: 2016-11-17

The present invention relates to a smart diffuser, such as a smart diffuser for sensing environmental information on the inside of a storage space such as a closet, emitting a diffusing agent, and transmitting the environmental information by means of near field communication, thereby continuously monitoring and managing the inside of the storage space.


Disclosed is a method of manufacturing an electroconductive nanowire network using an electron beam, the method comprising: forming a nanowire network using electroconductive nanowires; and welding junctions of the electroconductive nanowires by irradiating an electron beam on the nanowire network, wherein the electroconductive nanowires comprise silver (Ag) nanowires and the forming of the nanowire network comprises forming the nanowire network by spin-coating a suspension in which isopropyl alcohol (IPA) and the Ag nanowires are mixed.


Patent
Samsung, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology | Date: 2016-12-14

The present disclosure relates to a pre-5^(th)-Generation (5G) or 5G communication system to be provided for supporting higher data rates Beyond 4^(th)-Generation (4G) communication system such as Long Term Evolution (LTE). An electronic device for providing a streaming service includes a controller, an encoder operatively coupled with the controller, and a transmitter operatively coupled with the control unit, wherein the controller is configured to provide a network available bandwidth estimated in a transmission layer of the electronic device from the transmission layer to an application layer, generate stream data from initial data based on the network available bandwidth, and transmit the stream data to another electronic device.


Patent
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology | Date: 2016-12-19

Disclosed is a spin thermoelectric device comprising: a transparent base material; and a plurality of spin thermoelectric elements and a plurality of electrode pads which are provided on the base material, wherein the spin thermoelectric element comprises a thermoelectric layer formed by a sol-gel method and made of a material that shows a spin Seebeck effect caused by a temperature gradient based on a heat source, and an electrode layer formed on the thermoelectric layer. The spin thermoelectric device is applicable to cladding of building, a greenhouse, etc. and used as a light source for lighting and a heat source for cooling/heating in such a manner that it transmits light and is charged with electricity when there is sunlight or there is difference in temperature between the inside of the building and the outside and it discharges electricity when there is no sunlight or there are no differences in temperature between the inside of the building and the outside.


Patent
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology | Date: 2017-01-09

Provided is a failure prediction method using a failure prediction apparatus, including: receiving time-series data about measured performance parameters from a device under test; encoding the time-series data with a plurality of symbols corresponding to a predetermined range; calculating a transition probabilities between the symbols of the encoded time-series data, and generating a transition matrix according to the transition probabilities; calculating an abnormal indicator, which is a difference between the transition matrix and a pre-stored database, and an increased value of the abnormal indicator; and comparing the increased value of the abnormal indicator and a predetermined threshold value, and if the increased value of the abnormal indicator is greater than the predetermined threshold value, predicting that failure of the device under test is to occur.


Patent
Ulsan National Institute of Science, Technology and LG Corp | Date: 2017-07-05

The present invention relates to a surface coated positive electrode active material, a preparation method thereof, and a lithium secondary battery including the same. More specifically, it relates to a positive electrode active material of which surface is coated with a nanofilm including polyimide (PI) and carbon black, a preparation method thereof, and a lithium secondary battery including the same. The positive electrode active material of which surface is coated with the nanofilm according to the present invention is capable of preventing direct contact of the positive electrode active material with an electrolyte thereby suppressing a side reaction between the positive electrode active material and the electrolyte, and as a result, a lifespan property of a lithium secondary battery using a positive electrode including the same may be significantly improved, and particularly, a lifespan property and conductivity are capable of being enhanced under a high temperature and high voltage condition.

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