School of Electronics Engineering, College of IT Engineering

Kyungpook National University

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Research Positions @ NCBS Lab:




(Dated: 26-JAN-2012)  


Scholarships are available for research programs in electrical/electronic engineering leading to PhD (3.5~ 4 years), Masters + Ph.D (4.5 years combined course) and Master¨s Degree (2 years) for highly motivated and exceptional students. The programs are research based and require publishing of research results in top academic journals. Selected candidates will be involved in government funded research projects. Candidates will receive full tuition fee waiver and scholarship (Approx. 800$/month for PhD study; 500$/month for Master¨s Program). Kyungpook National University (KNU) is one of the leading national universities in Korea and ranked 2nd in terms of research productivity.  


Research Areas: Our research group primarily focuses on research areas related to bio-signal processing, biomedical systems, nonlinear control and estimation. The research group will closely work with healthcare professionals and researchers, both locally and globally.

Current research topics/projects include

(i)              Developing smart biomedical systems/instruments: – Tremor cancellation technology development for smart surgical tools/devices etc.

(ii)            EEG based clinical assessment tools: – Neuro-signal processing, ADHD treatment monitoring, Rehabilitation assessment for stroke patients etc.

(iii)          Brain-computer interface :- Assistive devices for rehabilitation

(iv)          Nonlinear control and estimation: – Fault estimation in electric vehicles, sliding mode control, sensor-less estimation for industrial drives etc.


Eligibility: Bachelor¨s and Master¨s degree holding candidates with strong academic background from electrical/ electronic/ communications engineering (EEE, ECE, and EI) are encouraged to apply. Related work experience will be advantageous. A valid English proficiency test score (IELTS - 6; TOEFL (IBT) - 85) is  required for students from Bangladesh, Vietnam, India, China and Pakistan.


How to Apply & Procedure: Students should submit (i) detail resume or curriculum vitae, (ii) tell us briefly about your research interests by email to with subject "Application for Research Position @ NCBS". IFyour CV is found suitable, you will be contacted for further process and review. 




Other Government Scholarships/ Post -doc Fellowships:


PhD and Master Degree Scholarships:

(International Graduate Student Program from the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development) 

Students from any country who wish to study in the fields of science or technology are eligible to apply. One hundred people will be selected for graduate or doctoral-degree study in the fields of science and technology. This program is open to anyone who has finished a bachelors degree in a relevant field and plans to study in Korea for a two-year masters and a three-year doctoral degree.

* Scholarship covers 2 years for masters degree program, or 3 years for doctoral degree program in the field of science & technology
* Awarded: Masters 8,400,000 won (700,000 won a month), Doctorate 10,800,000 won (900,000 won a month)
* Application Period: June and December
* Contact: Korea Research Foundation +82-2-3460-5500


PhD and Master Degree Scholarships:

(Korean Government Scholarship Program - Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development )

The Ministry of Education offers a scholarship program for international students from countries that have concluded a bilateral cultural agreement regardless of the field of study. Every year, 100 applicants enrolled in masters or doctoral programs, Korean language programs, or research projects are selected to receive full tuition and living expenses. The application period is open for three months every year from the end of November to mid February.

* Scholarship covers: 2 years for masters degree program, 3 years for doctoral degree program, 6 months to 1 year for research, 6 months to 1 year for Korean language training.
* Awarded: Tuition, monthly stipend (800,000 won / 9,600,000 won a year), research support ( 420,000 a month - 480,000 won a month), health insurance
* Application Period:
From the end of November to mid February
Contact: The Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development, National Institute for International Education Development +82-2-3668-1359 /


Post-Doctoral Fellowships:

(International Scholar Exchange Fellowship from the Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies (Post-DOC))

The Foundation provides scholarships to university faculty members and institutional researchers from Asian countries doing research in the fields of humanities and social sciences, energy related fields, and information science and technology. Approximately 50 fellows per year are supported for research per one-year period in Korea.

* Scholarship covers: 1 year of research in the field of humanities and social sciences, energy, and information and telecommunications
* Awarded: Research grant of 2,200,000 won a month, immigration support, round-trip airfare and insurance.
* Application Period: Deadline by February 15
* Contact: Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies


(P.S: For more accurate information/deadlines, please visit the respective website)



About KNU:



Kyungpook National University (KNU) (井栽企俳嘘), abbreviated as Kyungdae(井企), is a leading national university in Daegu, South Korea. The university is one of 10 Flagship Korean National Universities. It is one of the three best recognized and oldest national universities with Seoul National University and Pusan National University. The university was established in September 1946, succeeding the former Daegu Teacher's College, Daegu Agricultural College, and Daegu Medical College. In 2008, it merged with Sangju National University.


Motto 遭軒, 園走, 裟紫
"Truth, Pride, Service"
Established 1946 (Founded 1907)
Type National university
Academic staff Full-time 1,129
Part-time 1,660
Students 30,000 (approx)
Undergraduates 25,000 (approx)
Postgraduates 5,000 (approx)
Doctoral students 1,200 (approx)


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