History

Milestones
  • 1990

    Establishment Committee for PIRL launched
  • 1991

    Organization of PIRL formed
    Prof. Jeon-young Lee appointed as 1st Director of PIRL
    Groundbreaking ceremony for PIRL
    Appointment for 1st associate directors (Prof. Euiho Suh, Piljoong Lee, Cheeha Kim)
    Appointed as an alternative military service organization
  • 1992

    Technology exchange agreement with ETRI (Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute)
    Completion of PIRL building / Opening ceremony
  • 1994

    Prof. Cheeha Kim appointed as 3rd Director of PIRL
  • 1995

    Business agreement with Northeastern Univ., China
    Appointed as the research center of KT(Korea Telecom)
    MOU with IBM Korea (Advanced ATM research network)
  • 1996

    Prof. Cheeha Kim appointed as 4th Director of PIRL
    Business agreement with GMD(German National Research Center For Information Technology)
    Business start-up ROAD SHOW under the supervision of Korea Venture Business Association
  • 1997

    Business agreement with Newcastle Univ. (CHPCN), UK
    Business agreement with SCI, China
  • 1998

    Reappointed as University research center of Korea Telecom basic research project
    Business agreement with POSDATA Co., Ltd.
    Prof. Kwanghee Nam appointed as 5th Director of PIRL
    Mutual cooperation agreement with xylan, USA
  • 1999

    Business agreement with Han A System Co., Ltd.
    Business agreement with Hae Dong Information and Communication Co., Ltd.
    Business agreement with Osaka Univ., Japan
    Business agreement with Kisan Telecom Co., Ltd.
  • 2000

    Business agreement with Chosun Internet Co., Ltd.
    Prof. Piljoong Lee appointed as 6th Director of PIRL
  • 2001

    Business agreement with Inzen Co., Ltd.
  • 2003

    Prof. Jonghyeok Lee appointed as 7th Director of PIRL
  • 2004

    Prof. Kyochul Kang appointed as 8th Director of PIRL
  • 2006

    Bilateral agreement with Pohang Institute of Intelligent Robotics
    Prof. Wonki Hong appointed as 9th Director of PIRL
  • 2010

    Prof. Jong Kim appointed as 10th Director of PIRL
  • 2016

    Prof. Young Joo Suh appointed as 11th Director of PIRL
    Set up specialized AI & Data Science research team
    Opening of Pangyo R&BD Center
    Business agreement with Ex-em Co., Ltd.
    Opening short-term AI course
    Business agreement with POSCO
  • 2017

    Set up AIBD (AI & Big Data) Center
    Business agreement with Innowireless Co., Ltd.
    Business agreement with POSCO Group University
    Running POSCO AI Engineer Training Program
    Set up IoT (Internet of Things) Center
    Machine Learning experts education program for Samsung Electronics DS Division
    Cooperative agreement of developing Smart Factory in Kyoung-buk province
    Partnership of AI application technology development & commercialization
    The 1st AI·Big Data·IoT education program for job-seekers
    The 1st & 2nd Gyeongsangbuk-do (State government ) AI Professional Training Course for small local business company employees & start-up candidates
    MOU with GEEKBLE
  • 2018

    The 2nd AI·Big Data·IoT education program for job-seekers