Department of Metal Powder is the only specialized laboratory in Korea that is continuously researching and developing powder metallurgy from nanopowder to micro powder. We possess various original technologies related to manufacturing metal powder material and part, maintaining an advanced research system with specialized equipment, and also have excellent commercialization results such as technology transfer, researcher start-up, and research institute company establishment. Based on ‘National Laboratory for Metal Powder’ and ‘National Team for Metal Powder’, we are building a network and leading the technology, as a hub in the field of metal powder research.
Department of Magnetic Materials has been performing the researches on the development of new fabrication processes for magnetic powder materials and the organic-inorganic composite/bulk magnet, and their application. Based on these backgrounds, construction of research infrastructure and capacities will be strengthened toward the R&D for new functional electronic components, energy-conversion devices, electromagnetic wave control devices, smart sensing, and active devices, etc.
Department of 3D Printing Materials is focusing on development of key technologies of metal 3D printing materials and processing, the representative field of the 4th industrial revolution, where the department performs fundamental and applied researches to secure cutting-edge 3D printing technologies and high value-added products for energy, defense, environmental and advanced vehicles.