Guests from the South Korea
In August 8, 2013 representatives of the Korea institute of materials science and Seoul national university visited the All-Russian scientific-research institute of aviation materials (VIAM)
Director of up-to-date metallic materials department of the Korea institute of materials science Chang Yong Jo and specialist of Seoul national university Wonje Jo got acquainted with VIAM exhibition, where main directions of activity and further development of the institute were presented to them. Employees of VIAM informed also about small-capacity production, organized at VIAM.
In their turn, the guests informed Russian specialists about their achievements in the field of materials science. Mr. Chang Yong Jo informed that the Korea institute of materials science was founded in 1976 and deals with wide spectrum of problems, including a creation of new materials for commercial power plants, automotive industry, electronics, aviation, astronautics, medicine and nuclear power engineering. «It was pleasant to get acquainted with such a great scientific center, which is developing successfully and is working practically on all advanced directions of materials science, has up-to-date scientific and testing base, highly skilled personnel», – he stressed.
Negotiations took place during the visit, where possible directions of cooperation were considered. «The Korean side proposed to organize a dialogue and exchange of experience in scientific –technical sphere , in particular, in the field of new alloys creation and high-temperature structural metallic materials», – informed candidate of technical sciences Olga G. Ospennikova, deputy general director of VIAM.
FOR INFORMATION ONLY
Korea institute of materials science (KIMS) is a research and development institute financed by the state. The institute carries out research work, tests and assessment, renders technical support concerned with materials science with the purpose of promotion of innovative technologies and industrial development.
The subdivision «Modern metal materials» develops advanced materials for key branches of the industry.