First HSK Test Site in the DPRK opens at PUST

On Saturday 11th May, 45 undergraduate PUST students took the Chinese language test HSK (hanyu shuiping kaoshi) at the newly-established test site at the PUST. Earlier in the week on 7th May, the university was honoured to receive  the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to the DPR Korea; the Deputy Director-General of the National Chinese Language … Read more…

Fall 2017 Semester Classes Start as Planned

In spite of various difficulties due to travel restrictions on US passport-holders and the increased tensions around the Korean peninsula, the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST) has commenced the Fall semester 2017 on the planned day, today, Monday 4th September. The initial arrangements for classes have been adapted to suit the available resources … Read more…

PUST’s Spring 2017 Research Lecture Series began with tissue engineering and ended with modern mathematics

During the Spring 2017 term, Pyongyang University of Science and Technology has hosted a research lecture series for the PUST foreign faculty to present their research. All members of the PUST community, including DPRK faculty and students, have been invited to attend the series. The lecture series began on Wednesday, 29 March, with Dr. Eneko Axpe’s talk about tissue … Read more…

The PUST Research Lecture Series continues in May with presentations about medical strokes and learning communities

The Research Seminar continued in May with three more members of the foreign faculty presenting their research addressing medical research and the importance of a society to establish a learning community. On 10 May, Dr. Charles D. Sands, Professor and Founding Dean, PUST College of Pharmacy, presented an excellent talk entitled: Pulse Pressure and Mean Arterial … Read more…

The PUST Research Lecture Series continues with presentations about business, computer science, and science diplomacy

The Research Seminar Series continued through the month of April with several members of the foreign faculty presenting their research to the PUST faculty and community. On 19 April, Dr. John Robinson, who recently received his Ph.D. degree, spoke about his dissertation results. He gave an interesting overview of how Asian social networking impacts the … Read more…

The PUST Research Lecture Series continues with a presentation about herbicides and weed control methods

Pyongyang University of Science and Technology continues our research lecture series with a presentation from Dr. Glenn Wehtje, research agronomist at Auburn University (USA). Glenn spoke about his research in herbicides and weed control methods. He specifically outlined three different projects and how he carefully designed the experiments to maximize his data collection efforts, how he … Read more…

Introducing the PUST Research Lecture Series

During the Spring 2017 term, Pyongyang University of Science and Technology has hosted a research lecture series for the PUST foreign faculty to present their research. All members of the PUST community, including DPRK faculty and students, are invited to attend the series. In the second lecture seminar, Adjunct Assistant Professor Dominik Naeher of Germany presented his … Read more…