The academic institutions involved in the initiative include Seoul National University, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Pohang University of Science and Technology, and Pusan National University.
“We welcome AVEVA’s support to bring critical job skills to our students,” said Professor TaeWan Kim, Seoul National University.
“By working closely and training the professors and teachers on the software, AVEVA is enabling the university to give the students the best experience of industry-leading design software. AVEVA is truly inspiring the next generation of Korean ship designers.”
Students will be able to use the products in classes such as computer aided ship design, with up to 50 simultaneous users allowed at each institution.
“At AVEVA we believe that we have a commitment to industry and the nurturing of new talent,” said SangWook Ham, vice president and head of EPC and marine sales, NEA, AVEVA.
“These educational establishments have excellent reputations for their dedication to producing highly qualified talent for the shipbuilding industry in Korea and we are proud to be associated with such high quality institutions.”