KAIST is collaborating with the CD-LINKS project as an external partner. KAIST was established in 1971 to model a research focused university and to foster elite human resources in science and technology needed by the nation. Specifically, KAIST aims to educate and foster elite scientists, equipped with basic theories and capability for practical applications, to carry out both long and short term basic and applied research that enables the nation’s strategic technological advancements, and to provide research collaboration with a diverse pool of research institutions and industries. Currently, KAIST has successfully become a well-respected member of the worldwide science community.
Since its establishment in 2013, KAIST Graduate School of Green Growth (GSGG) pursues world-class education and research on green policy, finance, and business based on an integrated understanding of technologies, policies, and markets, offering Green Policy Program (MS), Green Business (MS/PhD), and Green MBA. Among a variety of programs at KAIST GSGG, Climate and Energy Policy & Strategy Group (CEPS) is leading academic research in the areas of energy and climate policy and economics, energy technology management and diffusion, integrated modeling for policy and technology assessments, demand-side management of energy, and climate change and mitigation strategies.