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Institute for the Early Universe (IEU)

Institute of Molecular Life Science and Technology | Institute for the Early Universe (IEU)

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Institute of Molecular Life Science and Technology | Institute for the Early Universe (IEU)

Office

International Education Building #601

Tel

82-2-3277-6891

Email

ieu@ewha.ac.kr

Fax

82-2-3277-6897

Introduction

Institue for the Early Universe(IEU) was newly founded in December, 2008 at Ewha Womans University of Korea through the World Class University(WCU) project of the Korean Ministry of Education, Science ans Technology.
George F. Smoot, the 2006 Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics, has been appointed director of IEU and IEU brings together 6 more faculty form U.C. Berkeley and the Department of Physics of Ewha, 4 research faculty, and 12 postdocs in fields ranging form string theory to detector hardware. IEU intends to develop into a world-class institute in the research of the origin of the universe, participate in major space projects and eventually produce highly trained personnel to succeed and grow the community.