2006 Summer Program for Kyungnam University Students

July 31 - August 18, 2006

Technical Topics - 22 sessions, 3 hours/session

  • Computer Modeling and Simulation - Dr. Keller, 2 sessions
  • Computer-Aided Design/Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) - Dr. Kim, 4 sessions
  • Finite-Element Methods and Software (FEM) - Dr. Kim, 2 sessions
  • Energy - World Energy and Future Outlook - Dr. Kostic, 1 session
  • Computer-Aided Metal Forming - Dr. Gau, 2 sessions
  • Computer Data Acquisition - Dr. Kostic, 1 session
  • Robotics and Walking Machines - Dr. Song, 2 sessions
  • Mechanical Vibrations - Dr. Gupta, 2 sessions
  • Computational Methods in Fluid Dynamics - Dr. Majumdar, 1.5 sessions
  • Marketing and Insurance Industry in US - Dr. Sheu, 2 sessions
  • Nanotechnology - Nano-fluids - Dr. Kostic, 1 session
  • Energy-fuel cell - Dr. Bose, 1 session

Orientation, Language and Culture (3 sessions, 3 hours/session)

  • Welcome/Engineering Overviews/Computer Orientation/OneCard: 1 session
  • Logistics/Culture Orientation/US-Chicago Geography/Campus Tour/City Tour: 1 session
  • ME Overview/Program Overview/Engineering Building Tour: 1 session
  • Summer Program Review: .5 session

Conculsion and Certificate Ceremony (Lunch)

Dr. Vohra, Dr. Song, International Training Office

Field Trips (4 trips, 1/2 day per trip) to world class companies and laboratories

  • Caterpillar Aurora (construction machines)
  • Hamilton-Sunstrand (components for airplanes)
  • Intersoll (special machine tools)
  • Fermi National Laboratory (accelerator, high energy physics)
  • Argonne National Laboratory (advanced photon source, energy projects)
  • UPS (world's largest package delivery system)
  • International Trucks (Navistar)
  • Textron Fasteners (back-up for Ingersoll)

Weekend Activities

City Tours
  • Chicago Downtown: Sears Towe, Millennium Park, Magnificent Mile, Korean Town (1 day)
  • Chicago Downtown: Navy Pier, China Town, Grand Park, Art Institute/Museum (1 day)
Other Activities
  • Visit Six Flags Great America Theme Park (1 day)
  • Visit River Walk Park in Naperville (1/2 day)
  • Visit shopping malls, outlet stores (2 1/2 days)
Evening Activities
  • English conversation groups
  • Ball games (basketball, soccer)
  • Jog/track
  • Swimming/weight conditioning